FOREST LAND PLANNING

Second cycle degree in FOREST SCIENCE - SCIENZE FORESTALI (Ord. 2014) (discontinued)

Campus: LEGNARO (PD)

Language: English

Teaching period: Second Semester

Lecturer: THOMAS CAMPAGNARO

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 6


Syllabus
Prerequisites: Previous knowledge of ecology, forest botany and silviculture are highly recommended.
Examination methods: Short essay written questions and oral short questions.
Course unit contents: Description of the management planning process. Development of information necessary for valuing and characterizing forest conditions. Physical and ecological methods for valuing and characterizing forest conditions. Overview of geographic databases and the methods used to estimate and project conditions into the future. Tree- and stand- level optimization techniques. Models of desired forest structure. Control techiques to move forests to a desired structure. Hierarchy of planning processes.