Methods and Means for Forest Fire Suppression

Course Information
TitleΤΑΚΤΙΚΕΣ ΚΑΙ ΜΕΣΑ ΔΑΣΟΠΥΡΟΣΒΕΣΗΣ / Methods and Means for Forest Fire Suppression
Code610Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID420000203

Programme of Study: UPS School of Forestry and Natural Environment (2009-today)

Registered students: 56
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses1053

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600159636
Course Category
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
Course Content (Syllabus)
Tactics and methods of aerial and ground means for forest fire suppression. Use of portable tools, fire-fighting vehicles, airplanes and helicopters. Methods of arrangement and combination of fire-fighting forces with respect to their number and type, according to fire environment (vegetation, topography, meteorology) and fire behaviour. Organization forest fire-fighting institutions according to modern models (ICS-Incident Command System). Methodology of forest fire prevention plans.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures260.9
Laboratory Work60.2
Reading Assigment260.9
Exams20.1
Total602
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Πανεπιστημιακές παραδόσεις. ΤΑΚΤΙΚΕΣ ΚΑΙ ΜΕΣΑ ΔΑΣΟΠΥΡΟΣΒΕΣΗΣ. ΑΠΘ
Additional bibliography for study
Εγχειρίδιο Δασοπροστασίας. Γκόφας, Αθανάσιος. Έκδοση: Θεσσαλονίκη : Γιαχούδη-Γιαπούλη, 2001
Last Update
13-06-2020