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Title: Roundwood Kiosks for Salt Lake City Winter Olympics

Source: USDA, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Kiosk Construction Brochure 2002; 7 p.

Author(s)Knaebe, Mark

Publication Year: 2002  View PDF »

Category: Not Classified

Abstract: Throughout the West, our National Forests face an increased risk of catastrophic wildfire because of an overabundance of dense, overstocked forest stands. This situation resulted from more than 50 years of fire exclusion. To restore the open, park-like settings that existed in pre-settlement times, these stands need thinning. Such restoration is expensive, but if economic uses can be found for this thinned, small-diameter and low-value material, some costs could be offset.

Keywords: small diameter; timbers; construction; Roundwood; Kiosks; Olympic; Knaebe

Publication Review Process: Non-Refereed (Other)

File size: 414 kb(s)

Date posted: 09/28/2015
RITS Product ID: 75654

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