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Monitoring and Research of Forest Roads. Pp. 50–54.

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Section: Geosciences




Shoshina Kseniya Vladimirovna, Institute of Mathematics, Information and Space Technologies, Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov (Arkhangelsk, Russia)


The article states the problem of creating a forest road monitoring system and analyses the data domain and means of remote sensing, thereby identifying major road defects and technology for their detection. Key objectives of monitoring the status of forest roads were singled out, allowing us to develop monitoring methodology using remote sensing data. This methodology takes into account the specific objects of interpretation, the recommended period of photography, image resolution and spectral range. The article defines the interpretive features of forest roads and suggests new approaches to the treatment of spatial information of the forest road network.


forest roads, road defects, remote sensing, interpretive features of forest roads.

The full-text version of the article can be requested through the university’s library.


  1. Klassifikator tematicheskikh zadach otsenki prirodnykh resursov i okruzhayushchey sredy, reshaemykh s ispol’zovaniem materialov distantsionnogo zondirovaniya Zemli [Classifier of Thematic Tasks of Natural Resources and the Environment Evaluation Performed Using Remote Sensing Data]. Moscow, 2001.
  2. Tipovye resheniya po vosstanovleniyu nesushchey sposobnosti zemlyanogo polotna i obespecheniyu prochnosti i morozoustoychivosti dorozhnoy odezhdy na puchinistykh uchastkakh avtomobil’nykh dorog [Standard Solutions to Restore the Bearing Capacity of the Road Bed and Ensure the Strength and Frost Resistance of the Pavement on Frost Heave Road Sections]. Moscow, 2000.