Forest Soils and Forest Land Management

Proceedings of the
Fourth North American Forest Soils Conference
held at Laval University, Québec
in August, 1973

Edited by
B. BERNIER and C. H. WINGET

1975
LES PRESSES DE L'UNIVERSITÉ LAVAL
QUÉBEC

Contents

Keynote Address
 
1 Soil and man's use of forest land E.L. Stone 1
 
Soil Physics, Biology, and Biochemistry
 
2 Evolvement of root and shoot systems of red pine on soils of different moisture availability D.C.F. Fayle and G. Pierpont 11
 
3 The depletion of soil moisture storage in forest soils P.J. Zinke 27
 
4 Soil temperatures and natural regeneration in south-central Oregon P.H. Cochran 37
 
5 Interpretation of recent 15N studies of nitrogen in forest systems R. Knowles 53
 
6 Nitrogen accumulation, transformation, and transport in forest soils A.G. Wollum, II, and C.B. Davey 67
 
7 The significance of mycorrhizae to forest trees D.H. Marx and W.C. Bryan 107
 
8 Soil mesofauna and silvicultural practices S.B. Hill, L.J. Metz, and M.H. Farrier 119
 
Nutrient Cycling and Soil Productivity
 
9 Nutrient cycling in loblolly pine plantations C.G. Wells and J.R. Jorgensen 137
 
10 Influence of the biotic factor and parent material on distribution of nitrogen and carbon in ponderosa pine ecosystems T.G. Welch and J.O. Klemmedson 159
 
11 An ecosystem approach to characterization of the nitrogen cycle in a deciduous forest watershed G.S. Henderson and W.F. Harris 179
 
12 The effect of forest management practices on water chemistry in a second-growth Douglas-fir ecosystem D.W. Cole, W.J.B. Crane, and C.C. Grier 195
 
13 Strip cutting as a means of protecting site and streamflow qualitv when clearcutting northern hardwoods J.W. Hornbeck, G.E. Likens, R.S. Pierce, and F.H. Bormann 209
 
Soil, Silviculture, and Quality of the Environment
 
14 Wastewater recycling on forest lands W.E. Sopper 227
 
15 Fertilizer use and water quality: considerations for agriculture and forestry G.W. Bengston and V.J. Kilmer 245
 
16 Nature and causes of stream turbidity in a mountain watershed C.T. Youngberg, M.E. Harward, G.H. Simonson, and D. Rai 267
 
17 The impact of timber harvest, fertilization, and herbicide treatments on strearnwater quality in western Oregon and Washington R.L. Frederiksen, D.G. Moore, and L.A. Norris 283
 
18 Evaluating impact of forest site preparation on soil and water quality in the U.S. Gulf Coastal Plain D.C. McClurkin and P.D. Duffy 315
 
19 Impact of chemical and mechanical site preparation on wildlife habitat M.C. Carter, J.W. Martin, J.E. Kennamer, and M.K. Causey 323
 
20 Aspects of land management with regard to production of wood and wildlife in the southeastern United States D.W. Speake, E.P. Hill, and V.E. Carter 333
 
Intensive Site Preparation in Managing Forest Lands
 
21 The effects of intensive management on planted loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) growth on poorly drained soils of the Atlantic Coastal Plain T.A. Terry and J.H. Hughes 351
 
22 The effect of mechanical site preparation treatments on soil productivity and tree (Pinus taeda L. and P. elliottii Engelm. var. elliottii) growth L.H. Haines, T.E. Maki, and S.G. Sanderford 379
 
23 Regeneration and growth of quality hardwoods on modified sites D.P. White, G. Schneider, W. Lemmien 397
 
24 Response of a pole-size maple stand to fertilization W.H. Carmean and R.F. Watt 417
 
25 Forest fertilization for non-wood production benefits in northeastern U.S. A.L. Leaf, R.E. Leonard, and N.A. Richards 435
 
26 Fertilization response in the northern coniferous forest K.A. Armson, H.H. Krause, and G.F. Weetman 449
 
27 Forest fertilization in the U.S. Southeast W.L. Pritchett and W.H. Smith 467
 
28 The Pacific Northwest Regional Fertilization Project, an integrated approach to forest nutrition research W.A. Atkinson and I.G. Morison 477
 
Forest Land and Site Classification
 
29 Bio-physical land classification in Canada M. Jurdant, D.S. Lacate, S.C. Zoltai, G.G. Runka, and R. Wells 485
 
30 Developing a wetland classification for Canada S.C. Zoltai, F.C. Pollett, J.K. Jeglum, and G.D. Adams 497
 
31 Mapping forest soils on Weyerhaeuser lands in the Pacific Northwest E.C. Steinbrenner 513
 
32 Interpretation of remote sensing imagery in the evaluation of forest land Philip Gimbarzevsky 527
 
Soil and Site in Forest Management Decisions
 
33 Use potentials of the forested soils on the Colorado Plateau, Arizona R.T. Meurisse, A.A. Leven, and J.A. Williams 541
 
34 Terrain sensitivity and the Arctic Land Use Research Program in the Mackenzie Valley, NW.T. L.M. Kavkulich and N.W. Rutter 559
 
35 Soil-site and forest land management decisions in relation to wildlife H.S. Crawford 571
 
36 A model for federal land management planning; the soil scientist and decision making Albert Ike, James Bethune, and Kenneth Ware 583
 
37 Significance of soil classification in forest land management B.R. Thomas and E.R. Burroughs, Jr. 599
 
38 Land stratification for land-use planning W.A. Wertz and J.F. Arnold 617
 
Information Requirements of Forest Land Managers
 
39 A soils information program to meet the needs of industrial forest managers D.S. DeBell, W.M. Fergerson, and R.F. Strand 631
 
40 A land manager looks at the role of the soil scientist B.B. Hronek 643
 
41 Information requirements of land managers on large projects with potential for major environmental impact P.J.B. Duffy 649
 
42 Ethical and legal aspects of forest land management A.C. Worrell 661

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