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Martti Saarilahti

Koneiden uppoaminen suometsien puunkorjuussa.

Saarilahti M. (1981). Koneiden uppoaminen suometsien puunkorjuussa. Silva Fennica vol. 15 no. 3 article id 5126. https://doi.org/10.14214/sf.a15067

English title: Sinkage of forest machines during harvesting operations on peatlands.


Questionnaires were sent out to determine the volume of wood harvested from peatlands during 1978 and the harvesting problems encountered. In total there were 110 responses which accounted for 8 million m3 of wood harvested, of which 1.0 million m3 (14%) was harvested from peatlands. The largest proportion of wood harvested from peatlands was during the winter. Most of the respondents reportet that they wait for the soil frost to set before harvesting is started on peatlands. Respondents indicated a total of 263 machines bogging down in to the soil or, for 1978, a total for Finland of 750 to 1,000 machines.
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Original keywords
suot; turvemaat; puunkorjuu; metsäkoneet; kantavuus

English keywords
peatlands; timber harvesting; logging; forest machines; carrying capacity

Published in 1981

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