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Untreated Wood Ash as a Structural Stabilizing Material in Forest Roads

@article{Bohrn2014UntreatedWA,
  title={Untreated Wood Ash as a Structural Stabilizing Material in Forest Roads},
  author={Gerald Bohrn and Karl Stampfer},
  journal={Croatian Journal of Forest Engineering : Journal for Theory and Application of Forestry Engineering},
  year={2014},
  volume={35},
  pages={81-89}
}
  • Gerald Bohrn, Karl Stampfer
  • Published 2014
  • Environmental Science
  • Croatian Journal of Forest Engineering : Journal for Theory and Application of Forestry Engineering
Due to the euphoric use of »green« energy produced by biomass power plants, up to 350 000 tons of ash are accumulated as a waste product every year in Austria and the estimated costs for landfilling are 1.7 million € per year. For this reason, methods must be found for the utilization of wood ash. One solution is to use it as a stabilizing material in forest roads. The pozzolanic characteristic of ash is used to bind the gravel in the road base. Wood ash is expected to reduce the need for… Expand
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