Investigation of timber harvesting impacts on herbaceous cover, forest floor and surface soil properties on skid road in an oak (Quercus petrea L.) stand

Demir M. , Makineci E. , Yilmaz E.

BUILDING AND ENVIRONMENT, vol.42, no.3, pp.1194-1199, 2007 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2005.11.008
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1194-1199


In this study, we investigated the timber harvesting effects on some soil properties (sand, silt, clay, pH, electrical conductivity, fine soil < 2 mm, coarse soil > 2 mm, root mass, organic carbon, moisture equivalent, total porosity, bulk density, moisture and compaction) at soil depths (0-5 and 5-10cm), herbaceous cover and forest floor (unit mass, organic matter and moisture) on skid road of an oak (Quercus petrea L.) stand in Istanbul Belgrad Forest of Turkey.