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Title: Estimating erosion risks associated with logging and forest roads in northwestern California

Author: Rice, Raymond M.; Lewis, Jack;

Date: 1991

Source: Water Resources Bulletin 27(5): 809-818.

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: Abstract - Erosion resulting from logging and road building has long been a concern to forest managers and the general public. An objective methodology was developed to estimate erosion risk on forest roads and in harvest areas on private land in northwestern California. It was based on 260 plots sampled from the area harvested under 415 Timber Harvest Plans completed between November 1978 and October 1979. Results confirmed previous findings that most erosion related to forest management occurs on a small fraction of the managed area.

Keywords: PSW4351, logging, forest roads, soil erosion, risk analysis, northwestern Californi

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Rice, Raymond M.; Lewis, Jack 1991. Estimating erosion risks associated with logging and forest roads in northwestern California. Water Resources Bulletin 27(5): 809-818.

 


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