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Recreation effects on forest soil and vegetation

B. Allen Dunn

Recreation effects on forest soil and vegetation

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by B. Allen Dunn

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Published by Clemson University, College of Forest and Recreation Resources in Clemson, S.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest soils,
  • Forest soils -- Bibliography,
  • Vegetation dynamics,
  • Vegetation dynamics -- Bibliography,
  • Recreation areas -- Environmental aspects -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    StatementB. Allen Dunn.
    SeriesTechnical paper / Clemson University. Dept. of Forestry -- no. 16, Technical paper (Clemson University. Dept. of Forestry) -- no. 16
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSD390 D86 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination61 p. :
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17937931M

    Forest fires such as the ones that commonly happen in dry tropical forests are a major cause of forest degradation. Forests fires may arise on the account of natural, accidental, and human causes. Whenever forest fires are experienced, thousands of acres of trees and vegetation cover are wiped out.   The population pressure has also been found to have negative effect on scrublands, reverine vegetation and forests in Kalu district (Kebrom, ), riverine trees in Chemoga watershed (Woldeamlak, ), and natural forest cover in Dembecha .

    Searching the database for "trampling and vegetation" currently returns bibliographic records covering all aspects of recreational impacts, effects on soil and vegetation, methods of determining impact of hikers, and recovery of vegetation. Soils from different forests had different effects on the P. americana biomass (two-way ANOVA, F = , p soil treatments had no effect (F = , p = ), though the forest type and soil treatments had a significant interactive effect .

    Deforestation: Causes, Effects and Control Strategies 5 deforestation are maintained. Indeed some 31 countries do not even make the list because they have already removed most of their forests and even if that remain are seriously fragmented and degraded. The changes in area of forest by region and subregion are shown in table 1. Effects of Deforestation on Land Degradation. properly and mobilized the natural resources of the soil and vegetation in particular. THE EFFECT OF INDISCRIMINATE FOREST EX PLOITATION.


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Recreation effects on forest soil and vegetation by B. Allen Dunn Download PDF EPUB FB2

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A brief review is given of the effects of recreation on soil compaction, texture, horizon depth, moisture content, nutrients and microorganisms and on ground cover and woody by: 1. As a result, disturbance and subsequent changes in nutrient cycling in forest soils can potentially have large impacts on atmospheric levels of CO2.

Soil disturbance caused by logging can impact both abiotic and biotic components of the soil, which in turn may impact nutrient cycling and ecosystem function. The surface consists primarily of bare mineral soil, rock, or litter.

The plants most commonly present are grasses. Native ground cover vegetation including tree seedlings, ericaceous shrubs and herbs has been eliminated or greatly reduced by trampling.

Damage to tree trunks is common in recreation by: The influence of forest vegetation on water and soil. WILM Associate Dean, State University College of Forestry, Syracuse, New York As a feature of its current program of work, the Forestry Division of FAO is preparing for publication a study on the influence of the forest on water, soil and climate, and their bearing on land-use policy.

Forest litter type is changed at stages III and IV, and a statistically significant drop in its reserves occurs at stage V. The compactness of the top mineral soil layer increases statistically by – g/cm3 at rather high recreation impact at stages IV and by: 6.

About this book. Forest soils are the foundation of the entire forest ecosystem and complex, long-term interactions between trees, soil animals, and the microbial community shape soils in was that are very distinct from agricultural soils. The composition, structure, and processes in forest soils at any given time reflect current conditions, as well as the legacies of decades (and even millennia) of interactions that shape each forest soil.

Site selection, species selection, site productivity evaluation, silvicultural treatments, and soil amendments need crucial soil information.

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the physical, chemical and biological properties of forest soils and their implications on forest vegetation. HOW RECREATION IMPACTS AFFECT KEY CHARACTERISTICS OF RIPARIAN ECOSYSTEMS Figure 36—Damage caused by OHV use on the Ocala National Forest.

Soil compaction begins with trampling and treading, which includes crushing, bruising, breaking, and uprooting vegetation. See figure Manning () lists a seven-step soil impact cycle that includes “the. and its components – soil, vegetation, wildlife and water.

These impacts and the associated threat of environmental degradation have given rise to a large body of literature including the field of recreation ecology (Liddle, ; Hammitt and Cole, ; Newsome, Moore and Dowling, ). This literature aims to inform site and. Fire and Ecosystems focuses on a number of aspects of fire ecology.

This book deals separately with both harmful and beneficial effects of fire on soils, soil organisms, animals, and plants. This reference material elucidates the effects of fire on grasslands and considers the role of fire in temperate forests and related ecosystems.

Once the soil surface and microbiotic crusts are disturbed, erosion by wind, rain and gravity increase (Johnston ). Soil compaction from even moderate traffic increases runoff and soil displacement, causing concentrations of water that make erosive forces more effective (Alexander and Poff ).

The soil samples were collected within the rhizospheric zone of the existing tree species of selected stands in Octoberto evaluate the effect of forest types on soil microbial properties.

At each selected stand, the samples were taken within 0–10 cm layer after removing the litter as most of the microbial biomass is present in the. Quantitative assessment of the effect of recreation on vegetation, forest litter, and soil compactness in forest parks of Moscow Article in Moscow University Soil Science Bulletin 70(1) A study from Iranian researchers that evaluated the effects of deforestation on physical and chemical properties of soils in the Lordegan region of Iran found a 50 percent decrease in organic matter and total nitrogen for soil from a deforested area compared to undisturbed forest soil.

The interaction of trees, animals, microbes, and vegetation alter the biology and chemistry of forest soils—these dynamics are also subject to human management, requiring conservationists to be conversant in the philosophy and methods of soil science.

Deforestation, clearance, clearcutting or clearing is the removal of a forest or stand of trees from land which is then converted to a non-forest use. Deforestation can involve conversion of forest land to farms, ranches, or urban use.

The most concentrated deforestation occurs in tropical rainforests. About 31% of Earth's land surface is covered by forests. ECOLOGICAL IMPACTS OF RECREATION. A STRUCTURED LITERATURE COMPILATION. LIST OF CURRENT CITATIONS. Adkison,GP (): Changes in ground-layer vegetation near trails in midwestern US forests.

Natural Areas Jour Auerbach,NA; Walker,MD; Walker,DA (): Effects of roadside disturbance on substrate and. Three chapters have been rewritten, and three more enlarged. The background of the work is the biogeocoenotic method of study [cf. F.A. 18 No.

20], developed from the works of Morozov and, later, Sukadev. The divisions of the book, which is concerned only with the U.S.S.R., cover: a short description of the forests [of the U.S.S.R.]; modern [Soviet] concepts of forest as a complex natural.

A summary of the environmental impacts of roads, management responses, and research gaps: A literature review Patrick Daigle1 Abstract There are an estimated – km of unpaved resource roads in British Columbia.

These roads are used for forest, mineral, and energy development, commercial and public recreation, and in some. The Influence ofTree Species on Forest Soils: Processes and Patterns Dan Binkley Department of Forest Sciences Colorado State University Ft Collins, Colorado, USA Abstract The effects of tree species on forest soils have been discussed for more than a century.

The limits of knowledge have often been clouded by conclusions based on weak evidence. We hypothesized that natural forest soils can better resist plant invasion than can plantation soils, that the allelopathic legacy of resident trees in soil plays a role in resisting invasive plants, and that late-successional soils have a strong effect.

We examined the effects of soil and litter collected from four natural forests at.management of forest conservation areas, enhancing connectivity between forest areas).

Many of these management actions also contribute to climate change mitigation through reducing emissions from forests, conserving forest carbon or enhancing forest carbon sinks. Forest carbon management offers potential for some immediate financial benefits.Of the many environmental effects of hiking and camping, impacts on soil and vegetation have been most thoroughly explored.

Consequently, the literature on this subject is voluminous and is a challenge to thoroughly review. The strategy of this chapter is to provide an historical context for the development of this literature, discuss the types of.