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A Research on Forest Road Planning and Projecting by Inroads Software in Bolu Region of Turkey

Murat Demir and Tolga Ozturk

Abstract

The computer software and hardware is extensively and effectively used especially in many countries of the world for the solution of complex problems. The facilities offered by the computer technology is used to great extend in forestry also as in numerous other areas. With this purpose, this research includes a study of forest road construction activities in Turkey, basic principles of planning forest roads, digital terrain models and forest road planning which were integrated in the applied sample at the Mengen district of Bolu in Turkey. Analysis of slope and aspects have been made by digitization of maps and InROADS SelectCAD Version 8.0 software. The road network and the transportation planning of forest have been done by using above mentioned and general facts.

American Journal of Applied Sciences
Volume 1 No. 4, 2004, 295-301

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3844/ajassp.2004.295.301

Submitted On: 8 August 2005 Published On: 31 December 2004

How to Cite: Demir, M. & Ozturk, T. (2004). A Research on Forest Road Planning and Projecting by Inroads Software in Bolu Region of Turkey. American Journal of Applied Sciences, 1(4), 295-301. https://doi.org/10.3844/ajassp.2004.295.301

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Keywords

  • Turkey
  • Forest Roads Planning
  • Digital Terrain Model
  • Inroads Software