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INT-GTR-264: Reduction of soil erosion on forest roads
Burroughs, 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.
Presents 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.
Keywords: surface erosion, erosion reduction, forest roads
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Reduction of soil erosion on forest roads
Publish Date: November 30, 2007
Last Update: November 30, 2007
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