Soil Conditions of Picnic Grounds in Public Forest Parks
Recreational use of forest parks results in changed soil conditions. This article presents data indicating that as a result of such use soil density is increased and pore volume and air capacity are decreased. Permeability of soils subjected to trampling by the public is but a fraction of the permeability of undisturbed soils.
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Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Associate Professor of Forestry, School of Forestry, Yale University, New Haven, Conn.
Publication date: 1945-02-01
2016 Impact Factor: 1.675 (Rank 20/64 in forestry)
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