2014 –  “Exceeding the Vision: Forest Mechanisation of the Future”   

  • Meeting in Sopron, Hungary

Proceedings and links presented here prepared by FORMEC  


Forest harvesting systems

Author(s) Title of Contribution Slides
Wang Dong, Wang Dian, Liu Jinghao, Huang Qingqing  Characteristics analysis of deformation about V-honeycomb with wing for feeding rollers of forest harvester A-0002
Antti-Jussi Lindroos, Kira Ryhti, Tomi Kaakkurivaara, Jori Uusitalo, Heljä-Sisko Helmisaari  Heavy metal leaching from forest roads reinforced with fly ash  A-0007
Franz Holzleitner, Magdalena Langmaier, Bernhardt Obermayer, Eduard Hochbichler, Christian Kanzian  Impact of tree marking and silvicultural treatment on harvester performance in early thinning operations – an experiment A-0020
Muedanyi Ramantswana, Michal Brink, Keith Little, Raffaele Spinelli, Paxie Chirwa  A forecast of silviculture re-establishment technologies of the future in plantation forestry A-0022
Richard Parker, Peter Clinton, Brionny Hooper Forest machines for the future – learning from nature A-0031
Martin Strandgard, Rick Mitchell, John Wiedemann  Comparison of the productivity and cost of four harvest systems operating in a eucalypt plantation in Western Australia A-0032
Natascia Magagnotti, Piotr Mederski, Raffaele Spinelli  Multi-stem CTL harvesting of short rotation poplar plantations  A-0033
Nichmon Plodchum, Nopparat Kaakkurivaara, Wanchai Arunpraparut Multicriteria Decision Analysis for Selecting the Sustainable Logging System in Teak Plantation A-0037
Robert I Radics, Linh N. K. Duong Planterbot (Planting robot) A-0052
Blanca Sanz, Jukka Malinen, Jussi Heiskanen, Timo Tokola  Estimating the need for pre-harvest clearing by multispectral airborne laser scanning. A-0057
Raffaele Spinelli, Rick Mitchell, Mark Brown, Natascia Magagnotti, Andrew McEwan  Manipulating chain type and flail drum speed for increased productivity and value recovery in CFDDC operations A-0070
Péter Primusz, Balázs Kisfaludi, József Péterfalvi Determining the resilient moduli of HRB stabilized soils by the cyclic CBR method A-0084
Mikael Lundbäck, Carola Häggström, Tomas Nordfjell Worldwide share of cut-to-length harvesting method and explaining factors A-0086
Kari Väätäinen, Juha Laitila, Tuula Packalen, Pekka Hyvönen, Hannu Hirvelä Influence of alternative machine relocation options on Cut to Length (CTL) loggings in Eastern-Finland A-0088
Moritz Dreher, Michael Starke, Julia Menk, Christoph Schaller, Lorenz Diefenbach, Patrick Dietsch, Luuk Dorren, Martin Ziesak Consideration of near optimal forest road densities for Switzerland A-0090
Hans-Ulrich Dietz Measuring Log Piles with Photo-optical Mono Camera Systems A-0095
Simon Ackerman, Rasmus Astrup, David Drew  Towards understanding the effect of tree size uniformity on harvester productivity using machine StanForD data in a South African context A-0139
Mika Vahtila, Kalle Kärhä, Heikki Ovaskainen, Ville Kankare, Timo Melkas, Asko Poikela, Veli-Pekka Kivinen, Markus Holopainen, Juha Hyyppä, Jarmo Hämäläinen  Estimating the Potential of Tree Selection Tutorial System of Harvester Operator in Thinnings A-0141
Daniel Beaudoin, Luc LeBel  Harvesting head calibration: efforts and benefits A-0143
Kleydson Diego da Rocha, Thomas Gallagher, Timothy McDonald, Dana Mitchell  Development of a Small-scale Harvester for Biomass Operations A-0145
Marisa Sitanggang, Thomas Gallagher, Timothy McDonald, Dana Mitchell  Evaluation of Processing Head Measurement in Merchandizing Southern Yellow Pine in Southeast US A-0149
Stefan Holm, Renato Lemm, Lorenz Hilty, Oliver Thees  An agent-based Modell of wood markets A-0172
Leo Bont, Fritz Frutig, Christoph Fischer, Marielle Frafel Optimizing the Layout of an Existing Forest Road Network in Hilly and Flat Terrain A-0176
E Tolosana, R Laina, R Spinelli, G Aminti, I López-Vicens Motor manual and mechanized WTS biomass harvesting in Spanish Quercus coppices. Productivity, cost and environmental analysis A-0183

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Environmental impact

Author(s) Title of Contribution Slides
Charlie Blinn, Stephanie Snyder, Rachel Peterson  Minnesota Loggers and Invasive Forest Plants: Attitudes, Behaviors and Concerns A-0006
Lorenz Breinig, Caroline Bennemann, Peter Aurenhammer, Eric R. Labelle Enviromental Impact of Mechanized Harvesting in Large-Dimension Hardwoods A-0023
Marcus Hennek Influence of the extraction line’s distance on the value of the tree stand A-0036
Simon Lesche, Daniel Kuptz, Thomas Zeng, Anett Pollex, Georg Kuffer, Jana Mühlenberg, Volker Lenz, Hans Hartmann  Evaluation of screenig and drying to improve fuel properties of low quality wood chips for the use in small wood gasifier CHP-plants A-0072
Bastian Hinte, Katharina Meyer-Schulz Rutting on skid trails – Static and dynamic pressure allocation A-0077
Tomas Nordfjell, Rasmus Wictorsson Measuring of wheel ruts depth in forest terrain with drone and digital stereo photogrammetry A-0092
John Vance, Jingxin Wang, Shawn Grushecky, Raffaele Spinelli  Forest Biomass Harvesting and Chip Quality in Mixed Hardwood Forests for Bioenergy Production A-0102
Johanna Routa, Hanna Brännström, Jarkko Hellström, Juha Laitila Influence of storage on properties of Scots pine bark A-0108
Elena Marra, Martina Cambi, Andrea Laschi, Fabio Fabiano, Francesco Neri, Cristiano Foderi, Enrico Marchi, Tomas Nordfjell  Comparison of different estimation methods to wheel ruts and soil compaction during harvesting operations.  A-0125
Elizabeth Dodson, Nathanial Anderson  Marginal cost of biomass utilization in mechanized forest restoration treatments in the Southwestern USA A-0168

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Author(s) Title of Contribution Slides
Eric R. Labelle, Max Kammermeier How does soil compaction influence the growth of spruce seedlings? A-0010
Andreja Ðuka, Tomislav Poršinsky, Tibor Pentek, Mirna Sertic, Dinko Vusic  European Standard for Round and Sawn Timber (Method of Measurement of Dimensions) – Influence on Volume Losses A-0014
Patrick Dietsch, Michael Starke, Martin Ziesak Work safety improvement for motor-manual felling operations – General toughts and presentation of a prototype tool A-0038
Joachim B. Heppelmann, Eric R. Labelle, Thomas Seifert, Stefan Seifert, Stefan Wittkopf  Development and validation of a measurement system used to calculate the debarking percentages of processed logs A-0043
Carina Kuchler, Daniel Kuptz, Elisabeth Rist, Robert Mack, Claudia Schön, David Zimmermann, Elke Dietz, Markus Riebler, Uwe Blum, Herbert Borchert, Hans Hartmann  Contamination of wood chips with mineral soils – fuel quality and combustion behaviour A-0063
Yasushi Suzuki, Tetsuhiko Yoshimura  A proposal of new formulation on investment and achieved cost or environmental load reduction: Trial applications on logging residue transportation and infrastructure development for broad-leaved tree harvesting A-0118
Kylle Schwegman, Raffaele Spinelli, Natascia Magagnotti, Andrew McEwan, Muedanyi Ramantswana  SELECTING SUCCESSFUL HARVESTER OPERATORS THROUGH APTITUDE TESTS AND DEMOGRAPHICS  A-0147
D H McNabb Soil Failures Under Tracked Forestry Machines as a Function of Slope and Soil Wetness A-0155
Chris Bielecki, Obie O’Brien  Ground-Based Forest Machinery and Tactics Improving Wildland Fire Suppression Operations in Western North America A-0156

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Wood transportation

Author(s) Title of Contribution Slides
Glen Murphy, Mauricio Acuna, Michael Berry, Rick Mitchell  Loading rates and compaction factors for woodchip vessels visiting Australian ports A-0011
Peter Rauch, Christoph Kogler Wood Transportation Planning 4.0 A-0012
Perttu Anttila, Tuomas Nummelin, Kari Väätäinen, Juha Laitila Modeling timber truck speed and fuel consumption in Finland based on CAN bus data and auxiliary information A-0018
Franz Holzleitner, Christoph Santner, Christian Kanzian Wireless crane scale to improve round wood transport efficiency A-0030
Mauricio Acuna, Glen Murphy  Optimal transport scheduling: Demonstration of Software Capability and Potential Gains A-0041
Jeff Halbrook, Han-Sup Han Logistics of suppling woody biomass long distance using railroad transportation A-0042
Robert I Radics, Carel Bezuidenhout, Ginny Christians Handling Labour Shortage by Efficient Supply Chain Solutions – Container Terminal A-0051
Thomas Holzfeind, Manfred Gronalt, Christian Kanzian  Agent-Based Simulation in Cable Yarding and Transport Operations A-0062
Thomas Carrette, Christophe Ginet Innovation in the field of wood transport in France A-0104
Tomáš Zemánek, Jindrich Neruda, Radomír Ulrich, Ondrej Vítek, Petr Procházka  Operational evaluation of a timber trailer with the hybrid drive A-0180

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Forest biomass

Author(s) Title of Contribution Slides
Janis Ivanovs, Ainars Lupikis, Andis Lazdins Wet area mapping using remote sensing data in Latvia A-0017
Austin M. Garren, M. Chad Bolding, W. Mike Aust, Angelo Moura, Scott M. Barrett  Soil Disturbance from Tethered Forwarding on Steep Slopes in Brazil A-0039
Pedro C. Britto, Dirk Jaeger, Stephan Hoffmann, Renato C. G. Robert, Alexander C. Vibrans, Alfredo C. Fantini  Enhanced sustainable forest management of the Brazilian secondary Atlantic Forest by innovative and adapted technologies A-0094
Francesco Neri, Elena Marra, Giovanni Mastrolonardo, Andrea Laschi, Cristiano Foder, Enrico Marchi Soil Degradation and Wood Extraction Operations: Comparing Skidding And Forwarding A-0103
Siegfried Waas, Eric R. Labelle, Herbert Borchert  Response of soil physical properties following the application of soil restoration techniques on machine operating trails A-0111

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Infrastructure and market

Author(s) Title of Contribution Slides
Nopparat Kaakkurivaara Applying the Delphi method to select the sustainable forest harvesting system A-0026
Martin Kühmaier, Hunter Harrill, Mohammad Reza Ghaffariyan, Manfred Hofer, Karl Stampfer, Mark Brown, Rien Visser  Using conjoint analyses to improve cable yarder design characteristics: An Austrian yarder case study to advance cost-effective extraction A-0029
Mikael Lundbäck, Henrik Persson, Carola Häggström, Tomas Nordfjell Share of steep slope worldwide A-0105
Dylan Whitaker, Jeff Halbrook, Han-Sup Han Whole-tree helicopter yarding productivity analysis for fuels reduction thinning in northern Arizona A-0113

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Forest work sciences

Author(s) Title of Contribution Slides
Toshio Nitami, Sooil Suk, Yasufumi Maruyama, Tetsuya Matsumura  Acquire and management of Chainsaw tree felling and bucking work by ICT – Smart Chainsaw and utilization A-0053
Edgar Kastenholz, Ute Seeling Ageing workforce – a challenge for work science, job design and human resources development A-0073
Christoph Huber, Nikolaus Nemestóthy Comparisons between battery and gasoline chainsaws in terms of noise exposure, energy efficiency, and cutting performance A-0130
Marin Bacic, Matija Landekic, Marijan Šušnjar, Mario Šporcic, Zdravko Pandur Movement analysis of a worker in the forest cleaning activities A-0166

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Tech 4 Effect

Author(s) Title of Contribution Slides
Gernot Erber, Raffaele Spinelli, Giovanna Ottaviani Aalmo, Dirk Jaeger, Marian Schönauer, Stephan Hoffmann, Bruce Talbot, Karl Stampfer, Christoph Pucher  Flat and wet: Cable yarding on sensitive soils in Europe – motivations, challenges and potential A-0054
Raffaele Spinelli, Angelo Conrado de Arruda Moura  Productivity and fuel consumption of heavy forwarders under different configurations: benchmarks from fleet-level long-term records (one million loads) A-0071
Cameron Leslie, Rien Visser, Dominik Roeser, Colin Koszman, James Hunt, Hunter Harrill  Factors Affecting Productivity and Utilisation of Winch-Assist Machines: Six Case Studies in New Zealand and Canada A-0115
Woodam Chung, Brett Morrissette, Preston Green, Ben Leshchinsky, Kevin Bladon, Jeff Hatten, John Sessions Productivity and Environmental Impacts of Cable-assisted Logging – A case study in southern Oregon, USA A-0117

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Author(s) Title of Contribution Slides
Clement Atzberger Opportunities in remote sensing of forests related to the arrival of the Sentinel-2 satellite A-0190
Chad Bolding Conducting sustainable forest operations while minimizing environmental impacts: a compilation of research A-0192
Hans R. Heinimann Smart Forestry – Smart Forest Operations Engineering and Management A-0194
Martin Kühmaier Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) in Forestry A-0195

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# Posters Topic
A-0004 Mechanization strategy of small-scale contractors in Japan
Akie Kawasaki1, Katsuhisa Kohroki2
1Kyushu University, Japan;2University of Tsukuba, Japan
forest work sciences
A-0005 Estimating availability of forest biomass resources in the whole of Japan
Kazuhiro Aruga1, Battuvshin Biligt2, Yusuke Matsuoka1, Takahisa Yamamoto1, Hiroaki Shirasawa3
1Utsunomiya University, Japan;2Shinshu University, Japan
forest biomass
A-0008 Dosing of physical load for hiking infrastructure users in the forests of the Krka national park
Matija Landekić, Ivan Martinić, Mario Šporčić
Forestry Faculty of Zagreb University, Department of Forest Engineering, Zagreb, Croatia
A-0015 Low-cost GNSS applications to area surveying under forest canopy: possibilities and limitations
Tetsuhiko Yoshimura1, Yasushi Suzuki2
1Faculty of Life and Environmental Science, Shimane University;2Faculty of Agriculture and Marine Science, Kochi University
A-0016 Automatic generation of shallow ditch network in forest using LiDAR data and multicpectral satellite imagery
Raitis Melniks, Janis Ivanovs, Andis Lazdins
Latvian State Forest Research Institue “Silava”, Salaspils, Latvia
forest work sciences
A-0021 Smart sensing technology for predicting forest road´s bearing capacity
Franz Holzleitner1, Michael Fritz1, Wolfgang Sokol2, Fritz Zott3, Christian Kanzian1
1Institute of Forest Engineering, Department of Forest and Soil Sciences, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria 2Institute of Hydraulics and Rural Water Management, Department of Water, Atmosphere and Environment, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria 3Institute of Mountain Risk Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering and Natural Hazards, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria
forest road network planning and construction
A-0024 An Innovative Timber Felling System Based on Japan’s Traditional Technique
Yuko Shirai
Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
forest harvesting systems
A-0025 Application of modern technology for tree growth monitoring
Narongdet Detkong, Nopparat Kaakkurivaara, Roongreang Poolsiri
Department of Forest Engineering, Faculty of Forestry, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand 10900
A-0027 Natural Language Processing and Identifying Characteristics of Japan’s Regional Forests, Forestry and Policies
Ryotaro Okada, Yuko Shirai
Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
A-0028 The efficacy of Chondrostereum purpureum in the sprout control in mechanized pre-commercial thinnings
Tiina Laine1, Leena Hamberg2, Veli-Matti Saarinen1, Timo Saksa1
1Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), Suonenjoki, Finland 2Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), Helsinki, Finland
environmental impacts of forest operations
A-0034 Logging planning via aerial forest survey
Angkana Thongkam, Nopparat Kaakkurivaara, Payattipol Narangajavana
1Department of Forest Engineering, Faculty of Forestry, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand
forest road network planning and construction
A-0048 Incorporating stand properties and bucking objectives for bucking-to-demand harvesting
Jukka Malinen, Markus Mennala
University of Eastern Finland, School of Forest Sciences, Joensuu, Finland
forest harvesting systems
A-0058 Thinning optimization in beech pole stands
Domen Arnič1, Jurij Diaci2, Janez Krč3
1Slovenian Forest Institute, Department of Forest technique and Economics, Ljubljana, Slovenia,2Universiti of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty, Department of Forestry and Renewable Forest Resources, Ljubljana, Slovenia
forest harvesting systems
A-0059 Log detection based on deep convolutional neural networks
Kengo Usui, Masahiro Mozuna, Takumi Uemura, Masahiko Nakazawa
1National Research and Development Agency Forest Research and Management Organization Forestry and Forest Product Research Institute, Tsukuba, Japan
A-0064 Best Practice Harvesting Procedures to Meet Nature Protection Requirements in Germany
Ute Seeling, Hans-Ulrich Dietz
Kuratorium fur Waldarbeit und Forsttechnik, Gross-Umstadt, Germany
forest harvesting systems
A-0065 Unlocking the potential of harvester on-board-computer data in the South African forestry value chain
Marius Terblanche, Simon Ackerman, Pierre Ackerman
Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
forest harvesting systems
A-0074 Oak Lace Bug in Eastern Slavonia (Croatia), Integrated Forest Protection in FSC Certified Forests and Precautions in Oak Timber Production
Milivoj Franjević, Antonija Kolar, Andreja Đuka, Boris Hrašovec
Faculty of Forestry, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
environmental impacts of forest operations
A-0075 The effect of tree plantation-managing technologies on biodiversity
Nóra Szigeti, Imre Czupy, Andrea Vágvölgyi
University of Sopron Faculty of Forestry Institute of Forests- and Environmental Techniques, Sopron, Hungary
environmental impacts of forest operations
A-0076 Timber harvests due to abiotic and biotic damage by the example of Egererdő PLC.
Viktória Papp1, László Babiczki2, Szilárd Grédics2, Dóra Szalay1
1University of Sopron, Sopron, Hungary;2Egererdő Plc., Eger, Hungary
forest biomass
A-0078 Datenbasis Waldarbeit – planning tool for average time consumption and costs of standardised forest working procedures
Markus Dög1, Andrea Hauck2, René Maxeiner3
1Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Abt. Forstökonomie, Göttingen, Germany; 2Kuratorium für Waldarbeit und Forsttechnik e.V., Groß-Umstadt, Germany; 3Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Abt. Arbeitswissenschaft und Verfahrenstechnik, Göttingen, Germany
A-0080 Developing and evaluating logistics chains when using debarking processor heads (Debarking Heads II)
Andrea Hauck1, Jochen Grünberger,1, Bernd Heinrich1, Joachim B. Heppelmann2,3, Ute Seeling1, Stefan Wittkopf2
Kuratorium fur Waldarbeit und Forsttechnik e.V., Gross-Umstadt, Germany
A-0082 Forest Work in the Tropics in the Focus of Work Science
Siegfried Lewark
Chair of Forest Work Science, University of Freiburg, Germany
forest work sciences
A-0085 Dendromass4Europe (D4E) – Securing Sustainable Dendromass Production with Poplar Plantations in European Rural Areas
Natascia Magagnotti, Raffaele Spinelli
CNR Ivalsa, Sesto Fiorentino (FI), Italy
forest biomass
A-0091 Multi-function machine’s work qualification
Katalin Szakálosné Mátyás, Ferenc János Sudár, Attila László Horváth
Institute of Forest- and Environmental Techniques, Sopron, Hungary
forest harvesting systems
A-0093 Cost and productivity optimization using different mound preparation methods
Kristaps Makovskis, Dagnija Lazdina, Edgars Dupuzs
Latvian State Forest Research Institute “Silava”
A-0098 Indicator based assessment of trafficability of forest roads
Marian Schönauer1, Franz Holzleitner2, Dariusz Pszenny3, Jarosław Kikulski3, Gernot Erber2, Dirk Jaeger1, Markus Riegler2, Stephan Hoffmann1,4
1Department of Forest Work Science and Engineering, Burckhardt-Institute, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany;2Institute of Forest Engineering, Department of Forest and Soil Sciences, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria;3Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Forest Utilisation department, Warsaw, Poland;4Chair of Forest Operations, University of Freiburg, Germany
forest road network planning and construction
A-0099 Applicability of harvesters in selective cutting
Attila László Horváth, Mihály Rátky, Katalin Szakálosné Mátyás
1University of Sopron
forest harvesting systems
A-0100 New method of young stands tending of Douglas fir in North Rhine-Westphalia
Marian Schönauer, Dirk Jaeger
1Department of Forest Work Science and Engineering, Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen, Germany
forest work sciences
A-0106 Optimization of wood transportation through trucks from wood cutting areas to custom center using GIS technologies
Tihomir Krumov
University of forestry, Bulgaria
forest road network planning and construction
A-0109 Opportunities and Challenges of Forest Biomass Utilization
Dóra Szalay, Viktória Papp
University of Sopron, Faculty of Forestry, Institute of Forest – and Environmental Techniques, Sopron, Hungary
forest biomass
A-0119 Influence of environmental factors on sedimentary sand of cross drain in operation road
Masashi Saito, Tokito Takezawa, Masaru Watanabe, Shirasawa Hiroaki, Tatsuhito Ueki
Shinshu University, Minamiminowa, Japan
forest road network planning and construction
Masahiko Nakazawa1, Yukari Matsumura1, Wataru Tanaka1, Takumi Uemura1, Hideo Kato1, Hiroko Muneoka1, Chikashi Yoshida1, Seishiro Taki1, Kengo Usui1, Yuji Ikami1, Kiyohiko Fujimoto1, Yosuke Matsuda1, Yutaka Kanazawa2, Norio Shirai3
1Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute;2Nansei machine Co. Ltd.;3Komatsu Ltd.
A-0124 Biomass yield and fuel properties of different poplar SRC clones
Dinko Vusić, Davorin Kajba, Ivan Andrić, Ivan Gavran, Tin Tomić, Ivana Plišo Vusić, Željko Zečić
University of Zagreb, Faculty of Forestry, Zagreb, Croatia
forest biomass
Nicusor Boja1, Florin Boja1, Dan Vidrean1, Alin Teuşdea2, Adrian Pica3, Ilie Popescu3
1“Vasile Goldiş” Western University of Arad, Faculty of Economics, Informatics and Engineering, Department of Engineering and Informatics, 91-93 Liviu Rebreanu Street, AR 310414, Romania. 2University of Oradea, Faculty of Environmental Protection, Department of Animal Science and AgroTourism, Gen. Magheru 26, 410396 BH, Oradea, Romania 3Transilvania University of Brasov, Faculty of Silviculture and Forest Engineering, Department of Forest Engineering, Forest Management Planning and Terrestrial Measurements, nr. 1, Sirul Beethoven Street, 500123 Brasov, Romania
environmental impacts of forest operations
A-0129 Assessment of Costs in Harvesting Systems Using the WoodChainManager Web-based Tool
Matevž Triplat, Nike Krajnc
1 Slovenian Forestry Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
forest harvesting systems
A-0137 The impact of weather conditions on production of cost of wood fuels in Estonian conditions – a case study
Marek Irdla, Allar Padari, Peeter Muiste
Estonian University of Life Sciences,Tartu, Estonia
A-0138 Soil preparation mechanization – devices made in Latvia for future forests.
Dagnija Lazdina, Andis Lazdins, Karlis Dumins, Toms Arturs Stals, Kristaps Makovskis, Janis Liepins
LSFRI Silava, Riga street 111,Salaspils, Latvia, LV 2169
environmental impacts of forest operations
A-0142 Informal Work in a New Book on Tropical Forestry
Siegfried Lewark
Chair of Forest Work Science, University of Freiburg, Germany
forest work sciences
A-0148 Quantification of metabolic strain during cable works with a mini forestry crawler
Ferréol Berendt1, Stephan Hoffmann1,2, Dirk Jaeger2, Stephan Prettin3, Janine Schweier1
1University of Freiburg, Chair of Forest Operation, Germany;2Medical Center of the University of Freiburg, Institute for Exercice and Occupational Medicine;3University of Göttingen, Department of Forest Work Science and Engineering, Germany
forest work sciences
A-0157 Formulation of the impact on yarding cable using spring-dashpot model
Midori Uenohara1, Takeshi Matsumoto2, Masahiro Iwaoka2
1United Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Tokyo, Japan;2Institute of Agriculture, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Tokyo, Japan
forest harvesting systems
A-0158 Mechanized harvesting operation in windthrow damaged stands: a case study in the Northeast Italy
Alberto Cade1, Omar Mologni2, Stefano Grigolato1, Raffaele Cavalli1
1Department ofLand, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry, Università degli Studi di Padova
forest harvesting systems
A-0159 Analysis of the Black Locust Stands’ Biomass Product in Hungary
Tamás Major, Richárd Iski, Tamás Pintér, Andrea Tünde Kiss, Imre Czupy
University of Sopron, Faculty of Forestry,Institute of Forest and Environmental Techniques
forest biomass
A-0160 Forestry Edu Trainer – Cooperation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices
Andrea Teutenberg, Joachim Morat, Ute Seeling
KWF e.V. – Kuratorium für Waldarbeit und Forsttechnik e.V., Groß-Umstadt, Germany
forest work sciences
A-0162 How can agroforestry improve the success of afforestation and contribute to meeting the growing demand for wood?
Klaudia Kovács, Andrea Vityi
University of Sopron, Institute of Forest and Environmental Techniques, Sopron, Hungary
forest biomass
A-0163 Calculating the cost of integrated harvesting of small-diameter trees dominated stand using various apportioning methods
Libin Thaikkattil Louis, Anil Raj Kizha
School of Forest Resources, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, USA
forest harvesting systems
A-0169 Planning of forest roads network: case study in the mountain natural forests area of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Vladimir Petković1, Igor Potočnik2, Dane Marčeta1
1University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Forestry, Bosnia and Herzegovina 2University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical faculty, Department of Forestry and Renewable Forest Resources, Slovenia
forest road network planning and construction
A-0170 Distribution of Dead Wood at Different Distances from Forest Roads
Mohsen Mostafa1, Aidin Parsakhoo2, Sima Mohtashami3
1Mazandaran Agricultural and Natural Resources Research and Education Center, AREEO, Sari, Iran 2Assistant Professor, Department of forestry, Faculty of Forest Science, Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Gorgan, Iran 3The forestry research institute of Sweden (Skogforsk)
forest biomass
A-0174 A QGIS Plugin for optimized cable road layout planning
Leo Bont1, Patricia Moll2, Laura Ramstein1, Hans Rudolf Heinimann3
1WSL, Birmensdorf, Switzerland;2Patricia Moll, Zurich, Switzerland,3ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
forest harvesting systems
A-0179 Coppice After 3 Different Cutting Systems: Growth Capacity and Mortality
Carolina Lombardini, Raffaele Spinelli
CNR IVALSA, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
forest work sciences
Raghu KC, Jarno Föhr , Tapio Ranta
Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT, Laboratory of Bioenergy, Mikkeli, Finland
environmental impacts of forest operations
A-0069 Estimation of Forest Road Network Maintenance Cost Considering Collapse Risk : an Application in the Japan Mountainous Region
Masaru Watanabe, Masashi Saito, Hiroaki Shirasawa, Tatsuhito Ueki
Shinshu University Graduate School, Ina, Japan;
forest road network planning and construction
A-0189 Simulation of Harvester Logging Processing and Dynmic Driving Motion Using Unity3D
Zhang Jianting, Huang Qingqing, Liu Jinhao, Cheng Bowen, Xie Danmu
Forest Engineering, Engineering Institute, Beijing Forestry University, China
forest harvesting systems
A-0134 Combined rail and truck traffic for raw wood – results and recommendations from a Swiss case study
Lorenz Diefenbach, Martin Ziesak
Bern University of Applied Sciences (BFH) – School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences (HAFL), Bern, Switzerland
wood transportation