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Faktorers inverkan på stormfällningefter stormarna Gudrun och Hilde: Bestånd som drabbats i norra och södraSverige
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Technology, Department of Forestry and Wood Technology.
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Technology, Department of Forestry and Wood Technology.
2015 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 180 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Factors affecting on storm damage after Gudrun and Hilde : Stands hit in north- and south Sweden (English)
Abstract [en]

The Gudrun storm felled an estimated 75 million cubic meters while Hilde brought about 3,5million cubic meters. In Götaland and southern Svealand was the most affected species sprucewhile pine was the most affected species in the storm of Hilde, Storumans municipality.Although spruce was the most common tree species in both areas. The aim of this study istherefore to examine the factors that led to this. A literature study to obtain data on the stormGudrun have been performed. A direct method (field observations) and indirect methods(interviews) has been used to obtain data relating to the storm Hilde. In the field observationsvisited ten items, here was investigated; species, typ of stands, altitude and wind exposure.Interviews were conducted with eight landowners, where they were to supply informationabout their views on how they was affected by the storm Hilde and the factors that had animpact. The storm damage from Gudrun showed that all investigated factors had an effect onthe extent. Our interviews and observations show that the same factors apart from the altitudehad an impact.

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2015. , 27 p.
Keyword [en]
Storm, Stormskador, Hilde, Gudrun
National Category
Engineering and Technology
URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-46687OAI: diva2:859856
Subject / course
Skogs- och träteknik
Educational program
Forest Production and Wood utilization Programme, 180 credits
2015-06-03, Linnéuniversitet, Universitetsplatsen 1 351 95 Växjö, Växjö, 10:00 (Swedish)
Available from: 2015-10-20 Created: 2015-10-08 Last updated: 2015-10-20Bibliographically approved

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