Controls on sediment generation from forest roads in a Pacific Maritime watershed

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(Thesis) M.Sc.
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2011-04-21
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Twenty four large scale rainfall simulation experiments were completed on the Queen Charlotte Mainline Forest Road South, Haida Gwaii, BC, in order to determine the controls on sediment production from forest roads. Precipitation intensity was the dominant control on the amount of sediment produced from the road section; antecedent precipitation conditions and truck speed were not important. For most experiments only a small fraction of sediment (
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Thesis advisor: Meerveld, Ilja Tromp-van
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