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Condition Assessment of a Historic Trout Rearing Station in Upper MichiganAuthor(s): Frederico J. N. Franca; Tamara S.F. Amorin Franca; Lon A. Yeary; Christopher Hohnholt; John W. Forsman; Robert J. Ross
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Research Note, RN-0334, 2015; 7 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Forest Products Laboratory
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DescriptionMichigan Technological University's (Michigan Tech) School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science maintains a log cabin on the north branch of the Otter River in southern Houghton County (Portage Township), Michigan. The cabin was built in 1934-1935 and measures 150 m2. The cabin's location is less than 10 m from the river, and when combined with the region's high snowfall (5+ m per year) and subsequent spring melting, is highly susceptible to occasional flooding and subsequent water damage and decay.
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CitationFranca, Frederico J. N.; Franca, Tamara S.F. Amorin; Yeary, Lon A.; Hohnholt, Christopher; Forsman, John W.; Ross, Robert J. 2015. Condition Assessment of a Historic Trout Rearing Station in Upper Michigan. USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Research Note, RN-0334, 2015; 7 p.
KeywordsNondestructive assessment, decay, moisture content
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