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What do we need for a risk management approach to steepland plantation forests in erodible terrain?

Authors: Les Basher, Duncan Harrison, Chris Phillips, Mike Marden
Publication: New Zealand Journal of Forestry, Volume N.Z.J.For. 2015, Issue N.Z.J.For. 60(2) 2015, pp 7-10, Aug 2015
Publisher: New Zealand Institute of Forestry

Abstract: The on-site and off-site effects of landslides in erodible steeplands remain a significant issue for plantation forestry management. The Erosion Susceptibility Classification (ESC) developed for the proposed National Environmental Standard (NES) for Plantation Forestry provides a coarse screening tool, but improved tools are needed for risk analysis at the scale of forestry operations.
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