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Reduction of soil erosion on forest roadsAuthor(s): Edward R. Burroughs; John G. King
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-264. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, lntermountain Research Station. 21 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Intermountain Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionPresents the expected reduction in surface erosion from selected treatments applied to forest road traveledways, cutslopes, fillslopes, and ditches. Estimated erosion reduction is expressed as functions of ground cover, slope gradient, and soil properties whenever possible. A procedure is provided to select rock riprap size for protection of the road ditch.
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CitationBurroughs, Edward R., Jr.; King, John G. 1989. Reduction of soil erosion on forest roads. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-264. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, lntermountain Research Station. 21 p.
Keywordssurface erosion, erosion reduction, forest roads
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