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Maintaining soil productivity during forest or biomass-to-energy thinning harvests in the western United States

Documents and Media Posted on: September 19, 2018
Forest biomass thinnings, to promote forest health or for energy production, can potentially impact the soil resource by altering soil physical, chemical, and/or biological properties. The extent and degree of impacts within a harvest unit or across a watershed will subsequently determine if site or soil productivity is affected.Document Type: Other Documents

Maintaining soil productivity during forest or biomass-to-energy thinning harvests in the western United States

Publications Posted on: January 27, 2010
Forest biomass thinnings, to promote forest health or for energy production, can potentially impact the soil resource by altering soil physical, chemical, and/or biological properties. The extent and degree of impacts within a harvest unit or across a watershed will subsequently determine if site or soil productivity is affected.