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Effective tree hazard control on forested recreation sites...losses and protection costs evaluatedAuthor(s): Lee A. Paine
Source: Res. Note PSW-RN-157. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 8 p
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Pacific Southwest Research Station
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DescriptionEffectiveness of hazard control was evaluated by analyzing data on tree failures, accidents, and control costs on California recreation sites. Results indicate that reduction of limb hazard in oaks and bole hazard in conifers is the most effective form of control. Least effective is limb hazard reduction in conifers. After hazard control goals or control budgets have been set the optimum allocation of funds and efforts can be determined.
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CitationPaine, Lee A. 1967. Effective tree hazard control on forested recreation sites...losses and protection costs evaluated. Res. Note PSW-RN-157. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 8 p
Keywordsdangerous trees, defectlve-tree hazard, hazard potential (tree), recreation, accident costs, ccontrol cost, forest safety, tree failures, accident prevention, California
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