NATURA 2000 MANAGEMENT

Second cycle degree in FOREST SCIENCE - SCIENZE FORESTALI (Ord. 2017)

Campus: LEGNARO (PD)

Language: English

Teaching period: Second Semester

Lecturer: TOMMASO SITZIA

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 6


Syllabus
Prerequisites: Prior knowledge of ecology and botany is suggested.
Examination methods: Short essay written questions and oral short questions.
Course unit contents: Regulatory framework, objectives and implementation of the Habitats and Birds Directives. Monitoring of the Natura 2000 network. Assessment of conservation status of species and habitat. Management planning of Natura 2000 sites. Application of Natura 2000 requirements to forest management and planning. European Union habitats distribution modelling and assessment in the field.