Research on logging: comparison of reduced-impact logging and conventional logging techniques

Research on logging: comparison of reduced-impact logging and conventional logging techniques

This chapter provides a brief overview of the reduced impact logging (RIL) as one of the main objectives of the first phase of the Bulungan research project. This activity was conducted in response to a question whether timber harvesting can be compatible with other forest services, values and functions. The main objective of RIL is to reduce soil disturbance, damage to residual trees and maintain future production of timber.

Authors: Kartawinata, K.; Dwiprabowo, H.; Sist, P.

Topic: logging effects,reduction,damage,plant residues,soil

Publisher: CIFOR and ITTO, Bogor, Indonesia

Publication Year: 2002

Source: CIFOR ITTO project PD 12/97 Rev.1 (F): forest, science and sustainability: the Bulungan model forest: technical report phase 1, 1997-2001. 23-25


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