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Title: Condition Assessment of a Historic Trout Rearing Station in Upper Michigan

Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Research Note, RN-0334, 2015; 7 p.

Author(s)Franca, Frederico J. N.; Franca, Tamara S.F. Amorin; Yeary, Lon A.; Hohnholt, Christopher; Forsman, John W.; Ross, Robert J.

Publication Year: 2015  View PDF »

Category: Research Notes
Associated Research Project(s):   FPL-4714-3B

Abstract: Michigan Technological University's (Michigan Tech) School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science maintains a log cabin on the north branch of the Otter River in southern Houghton County (Portage Township), Michigan. The cabin was built in 1934-1935 and measures 150 m2. The cabin's location is less than 10 m from the river, and when combined with the region's high snowfall (5+ m per year) and subsequent spring melting, is highly susceptible to occasional flooding and subsequent water damage and decay.

Keywords: Nondestructive assessment; decay; moisture content

Publication Review Process: Informally Refereed (Peer-Reviewed)

File size: 1,024 kb(s)

Date posted: 06/05/2015

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RITS Product ID: 73028
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Ross, Robert J.
Supervisory Research Gen. Engineer

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