3.01.02 - Road engineering and management

UNIT NOTICEBOARD

2020-11-17

Webinar Series: Forest Roads: Regional Perspectives from Around the World

Coming up next: Europe

Speaker

Region

Date

Link

Dr. C. Kevin Lyons

Western North America

September 29, 2020

Video recording:
https://media.oregonstate.edu/media/t/1_1hhx3ext

Dr. Stelian Alexandru Borz

Europe

December 1, 2020
12:00pm to 1:00pm EET / 10:00am to 11:00am UTC

Webinar:
https://oregonstate.zoom.us/j/99226756548?pwd=eHRqNEdGS2tOUkFLam0xYkQ4Z3F3Zz09

Mr. Muedanyi Ramantswana

Africa

January, 2021

 

Dr. Hideo Sakai

Asia

March, 2021

 

Mr. Campbell Harvey and
Dr. Rien Visser

New Zealand and Australia

May, 2021

 

 

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About Unit

SCOPE

Road engineering and management including the design, construction, and use of forest roads.

OBJECTIVES

To provide a geographically diverse source of expertise for forest road engineering, and through research and extension to help develop solutions that satisfy operational demands and that satisfy societal and environmental expectations.


State of Knowledge

Africa: South African forest road handbook. FESA. 214p
https://www.icfr.ukzn.ac.za/publications/south-african-forest-road-handbook

North America: Handbook for forest, ranch, and rural roads. The Mendocino County Resource Conservation District. 420p.
http://www.pacificwatershed.com/sites/default/files/roadsenglishbookapril2015b_0.pdf

U. S. A.: Low-Volume Roads Engineering. 158p.
https://pdf.usaid.gov/pdf_docs/PNADB595.pdf

Canada, British Columbia: Forest road engineering guidebook. 208p.
https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/farming-natural-resources-and-industry/natural-resource-use/resource-roads/forest_road_engineering_guidebook.pdf

New Zealand: New Zealand Forest Road Engineering Manual. 150p.
https://www.nzfoa.org.nz/resources/file-libraries-resources/transport-and-roading/484-nz-forest-road-engineering-manual-2012/file

South America: Manual on introduction to forest roads, and considerations for reduced impact logging. 85p.
http://www.itto.int/files/itto_project_db_input/2560/Technical/Manual%20on%20Introduction%20to%20Forest%20Roads%20ver%202010.pdf

Australia, Tasmania: Forest Practices Code 2015. 120p.
https://www.fpa.tas.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0020/132455/Forest_Practices_Code_2015.pdf

Europe: Forest road manual. Guidelines for the design, construction and management of forest roads. COFORD. 156p
https://www.unirc.it/documentazione/materiale_didattico/598_2007_39_832.pdf

Finland: Metsätieohjeisto. 96p.
http://metsate1.asiakkaat.sigmatic.fi/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Tieohjeisto_osa_1_Tekstiosa.pdf

Ireland: Forest Road Manual-Guidelines for the Design, Construction and Management of Forest Roads.156p.
http://www.coford.ie/media/coford/content/publications/projectreports/ForestRoadManual.pdf


Activities and events Unit 3.01.02

Upcoming event

From/ToTitleLocation
2020-12-01Webinar Series Forest Roads: Regional perspectives from around the world / Forest Roads in Europeonline, Oregon State University, United States

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