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Advanced Logging System-II: Balloon Logging: A Look at Current Operating Systems

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Abstract:

The three balloon logging systems operating in 1972 are reviewed, with a summary of major rigging methods, environmental problems, and current operator efforts toward greater efficiency. Detailed compilations of 1972 yarding production include total volume, logs, operating hours, turns, and acres.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Aerospace Engineer with the Pacific NW Forest and Range Exp. Sta., U.S.F.S., Seattle, Wash.

Publication date: 1973-09-01

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  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.

    2015 Impact Factor: 1.476
    Ranking: 22 of 66 in forestry

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