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4.1: Protective function

Area and percentage of forest whose designation or land management focus is the protection of soil or water resources

"This indicator refers to the area and proportion of forested land managed primarily for soil and water protection." The State of Victoria (2005)

"This indicator refers to the area and proportion of forested land managed primarily for soil and water protection. In this context ‘primary’ is defined as a legal designation for soil and ...

Amount (km) of road where protective road measures are carried out to minimize soil erosion

Protective measures help to minimize soil erosion from road surfaces and associated bare ground. This indicator records the length of road where such measures have been instigated.