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Research Studies Related to Snowmobiling Impacts

VEGETATION AND SOIL/SNOW COMPACTION


View this chapter in “Research Studies Related to Snowmobiling Impacts”. Studies for which full reports are available have links below (blue titles only).

General
  1. Effects of Winter Recreation on Vegetation (1999)
  2. Snowmobile Impact on Old Field and Marsh Vegetation in Nova Scotia, Canada: An Experimental Study (1979)

Grasses
  1. Effects of snowmobile traffic on bluegrass (1976)
  2. Effects of Snowmobile Traffic on Non-Forest Vegetation and Grasses Soil and Snow (1974)
  3. Snowmobile Impact on Three Alpine Tundra Plant Communities (1974)

Soil and Snow
  1. Effect of snow compaction on frost penetration and soil temperature under natural conditions in central Maine (1972)

Winter Wheat
  1. Effects of snowmobile traffic on several forage species and winter wheat (1977)

Woody Plants
  1. A continuing study of the ecological impact of snowmobiling in Northern Minnesota (1975)
  2. The ecological impact of snowmobiling in Northern Minnesota (1973)