URL: https://www.waldwissen.net/waldwirtschaft/holz/lagerung/fva_nasslager_allgemeines/index_EN
Originalartikel: Odenthal-Kahabka, J. (2005): Handreichung Sturmschadensbewältigung. Hrsg. Landesforstverwaltung Baden-Württemberg und Landesforsten Rheinland-Pfalz.
Autor(en): J. Odenthal-Kahabka
Online-Version: Stand: 19.11.2015
Redaktion: FVA, D

Wet Storage - Basics

Experiences after the big storms in 1990 ("Wiebke und Vivian") and 1999 ("Lothar") showed that wet conservation is the only timber conservation method which is – if carried out properly – suited to store large amounts of timber over several years (up to 4-5 years for softwood) without deterioration of quality.

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The method is based on permanently keeping wood moisture on a high level by artificial irrigation. The wood pores remain filled with water, air can not get inside the wood. Wood destroying fungi and insects can not live without oxygen.

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