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Subject Category
F Plant Science and Plant Products
K Forest Science and Forest Products
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
Debris left over after logging, pruning, thinning or brush cutting; includes logs, chips, bark, branches, stumps and broken understory trees or brush.
Definition Source
Wildland Fire Terminology, Forest Service
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/70084.rdf
Scope Note
Use for woody debris left in the forest as the result of an anthropogenic activity such as logging; For naturally uprooted trees and fallen branches that serve an ecological function in forests or in streams USE coarse woody debris.
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/70084
Broader Term
dead wood
waste wood
Related Term
clearcutting
coarse woody debris
forest thinning
logging
shifting cultivation
Spanish
restos de corta
Term Number
70084