Analysis of tree damage caused by rockfall at forest road construction works.

@inproceedings{Gumus2009AnalysisOT,
  title={Analysis of tree damage caused by rockfall at forest road construction works.},
  author={Selcuk Gumus and Burak Aricak and Korhan Enez and Hayrettin Acar},
  year={2009}
}
Nacrtak Forest roads provide access for people to study, enjoy or contemplate natural ecosystems. Therefore, roads are one of the most important tools needed in forestry. Forest roads are built by excavation of soil and rock. Rockfall occurs during construction works, caused by excavated rock pieces on embankment slopes and by blasting of block rock masses. This study analyzes rockfall damage to trees during forest road construction. Injuries, branches brokenness, trunk wounds and collapse were… CONTINUE READING

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