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Silva Fennica no. 227 | 1992

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article id 7673, category Article
Jimin Tan. (1992). Planning a forest road network by a spatial data handling-network routing system. Silva Fennica vol. 0 no. 227 article id 7673. https://doi.org/10.14214/aff.7673
Keywords: spatial analysis; road network; wood transport; forest roads; locating
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The basic objective in planning a forest road network is to minimize the total cost of terrain transportation, road transportation, road construction and maintenance by controlling the road location, road network density and road quality, besides environmental and ecological considerations. Studies on the optimization of forest road network have encountered difficulties in taking into account the spatial diversity of forest terrain and stands. The spatial data handling-network routing system developed in this study proves to be useful in assisting forest managers to carry out the planning of forest road networks by covering the spatial and economic analysis.

The PDF includes a summary in Finnish.

  • Tan, E-mail: jt@mm.unknown (email)

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