Vol. 34 (2019)

Issue 1 Special Issue: Strategy of information technology for utilization of forest resources

Article type Title Authors page
FOREWORD Aiming for technology development for appropriate utilization of forest resources Yuki Imatomi
FOREWORD OF SPECIAL ISSUE Introduction of the special issue on “Strategy of information technology for utilization of forest resources” Yasushi Suzuki 3-4
REVIEW FOR SPECIAL ISSUE Previous and forthcoming research related to information technology in Forest Engineering: Focusing on published articles in the Journal of the Japan Forest Engineering Society Yasushi Suzuki, Tetsuhiko Yoshimura and Hisashi Hasegawa 5-16
RESEARCH AND TECHNICAL REPORT FOR SPECIAL ISSUE Present status on description form and usage method of daily work report in Japanese forestry Masaya Fujino and Koichi Kuriyama 17-24
RESEARCH AND TECHNICAL NOTE FOR SPECIAL ISSUE Efforts towards growth industrialization of forestry through reconstruction of regional industry Mikio Hondo 25-30
RESEARCH AND TECHNICAL NOTE FOR SPECIAL ISSUE What kind of information do timber consumers need? - The goals of ‘the Standard Specification of the Cloud Computing System for Forest Management - Akiko Niino, Hideaki Suzuki and Hiroyuki Okada 31-36
ARITCLE Development of high speed bamboo lactobacilli powdering machine aimed for bamboo forest renovation Takashi Sano, Toshio Nitami and Hideo Sakai 37-46
ARITCLE Utilization of broad-leaved tree stands for woody biomass power generation: Feasibility of simultaneous cutting in coniferous tree stands Yuji Fukuda, Yasushi Suzuki, Suguru Osaki and Yoshiaki Iiguni 47-56
RESEARCH AND TECHNICAL REPORT Examination of the effect and the issue of felling training using simulated trees: accuracy of felling direction and hinge cutting Kyoko Tobita, Takumi Uemura, Toshio Nitami and Takuyuki Yoshioka 57-64
NOTE Report on the second seminar of “Availability estimation and harvesting system of unused woody materials” Kazuhiro Aruga 65-67
NOTE Report on the Student Seminar of Japan Forest Engineering Society 2018 Shohei Kameyama 69-71
TOPICS The new forest plan for 100 years and the human resource development in Toyota city Haruhiko Suzuki 73-78
MISCELLANEOUS NOTE On the memorial of Prof. Satoshi Yamamoto Toshio Nitami 79

Issue 2

Article type Title Authors page
ARTICLE Effectiveness of risk assessment in Japanese forestry Chika Nakajima and Yozo Yamada 87-97
ARTICLE Required soil shear strength of the embankment of a logging road subjected to contact pressure of forest machines Hiroko Muneoka, Hidenori Suzuki, Satoshi Yamaguchi, Tatsuya Sasaki, Yuta Inomata and Hirokazu Yamaguchi 99-108
NOTE Application of new technology to sustainable forestry management; A Report on the 21st Workshop on Forest Production System Hisashi Hasegawa 109-117
BOOK REVIEW   Yasushi Suzuki 119-120

Issue 3

Article type Title Authors page
ARTICLE Frequency rate of labor accident caused by forestry machines Yuta Inomata, Hirokazu Yamaguchi and Kengo Usui 123-130
RESEARCH AND TECHNICAL REPORT Strength evaluation by the difference in the eye-processing of fiber rope Kazuhiro Yabe, Yuki Imatomi and Takayuki Ito 131-136
RESEARCH AND TECHNICAL NOTE Median problem approach for minimization of wood transportation cost Seishiro Taki, Keisuke Inakawa and Katsuhiko Takata 137-140
RESEARCH AND TECHNICAL NOTE Labor productivity of full tree and tree length logging system using a self-propelled carriage introduced from Europe Kenji Hirayama, Naoki Nozue, Tetsuji Hakamata, Masahiko Nakazawa, Tatsuya Sasaki and Chikashi Yoshida 141-144
NOTE A new forest harvesting system with consideration for forest regeneration and future forestry; A Report on the 22nd Workshop on Forest Production System Hisashi Hasegawa 145-148
NOTE Report on Seminars for Young Persons in 2018th FOREST UTILIZATIONS & FOREST PLANNINGS Masaru Watanabe 149-151
NOTE Report on the exhibition by JFES at Forestry Machine Show 2018 Tadashi Hatabu 153-154
NOTE Report on the symposium of the JFES 2019 “Efforts to turn forestry into a growth sector in Niigata Prefecture” Shohei Kameyama and Takuyuki Yoshioka 155-160
NOTE Report on the 2019 student seminar for introduction of the Japan Forest Engineering Society Yasushi Suzuki, Hisashi Hasegawa, Kenta Doi, Kotone Hasegawa, Chisa Nakata, Kaho Ito, Kana Nishida, Masaaki Ono, Kouta Horiuchi, Shuntaro Fujio, Rikuta Watanabe, Takahiko Ikebata, Takumi Mochidome, Shohei Kameyama, Yuto Suzuki, Yoshiaki Ito, Kentaro Nojima and Soma Nitta 161-168
NOTE Report on the third seminar of “Availability estimation and harvesting system of unused woody materials” Kazuhiro Aruga, Hiroaki Shirasawa, Masashi Saito, Takuyuki Yoshioka and Atsushi Yamaba 169-172
TOPICS Method to make the containerized seedling using the biodegradable plastics tube Kawabata Masafumi 173-174

Issue 4

Article type Title Authors page
ARTICLE Productivities and costs of row- and selective-thinning operations using a tower yarder in broad-leaved forest Masahiko Nakazawa, Chikashi Yoshida, Tatsuya Sasaki, Takumi Uemura, Seishiro Taki, Takuyuki Ito, Shinjiro Oya and Haruto Akamatsu 187-196
ARTICLE Evaluating the precision and accuracy of low-cost Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receivers beneath a forest canopy positioned in a crisscross arrangement Tetsuhiko Yoshimura and Yasushi Suzuki 197-204
ARTICLE Wound healing in trees after cable logging thinning operations Kazusa Takeshima, Yasushi Suzuki and Toshihiko Yamasaki 205-215
RESEARCH AND TECHNICAL REPORT Model to estimate the height of the gravity position in standing trees Seishiro Taki, Masahiko Nakazawa, Takumi Uemura and Haruto Akamatsu 217-222
TOPICS Long-life measures of forest road facilities. Periodic inspection of forest road bridges Yoshiyuki Okutani 223