Soil strength and forest operations

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Beekman, F.;
(1987)
  • Publisher: Beekman
  • Subject: soil density | bosproducten | forest products | oogstmachines | nederland | bodemdichtheid | bosbouwmachines | arbeidskunde | netherlands | Arbeidswetenschappen (algemeen) | processors | work study | Forestry Practices and Machinery | forests | bodemverdichting | harvesters | forestry machinery | bosbouw | bossen | soil compaction | Labour Studies (General) | forestry | Bosbouwkundige handelingen, bosbouwmachines

<p>The use of heavy machinery and transport vehicles is an integral part of modern forest operations. This use often causes damage to the standing trees and to the soil. In this study the effects of vehicle traffic on the soil are analysed and the possible consequ... View more
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