Adaptive forest management

Course Information
TitleΠροσαρμοστική διαχείριση δασικών οικοσυστημάτων / Adaptive forest management
CodeΜ311-ΑΔ
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600016366

Programme of Study: Merikī Foítīsī_PMS Aeiforikī Diach. Das. kai Fys. Oikosystīmátōn:Prostasía, Paragōgī kai Axiopoíīsī

Registered students: 2
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Oikología-Prostasía-Diatīrīsī FýsīsElective Courses belonging to the otherSpring-5
Techniká Érga, Paragōgī kai Axiopoíīsī Xylṓdous ViomázasElective Courses belonging to the otherSpring-5
Diacheírisī-Anáptyxī Dasṓn & Fysikṓn PórōnElective Courses belonging to the selected specializationSpring-5

Programme of Study: Sustainable Management of Forest and Natural Ecosystems: Protection, Production and Exploitation

Registered students: 18
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Oikología-Prostasía-Diatīrīsī FýsīsElective Courses belonging to the otherSpring-5
Techniká Érga, Paragōgī kai Axiopoíīsī Xylṓdous ViomázasElective Courses belonging to the otherSpring-5
Diacheírisī-Anáptyxī Dasṓn & Fysikṓn PórōnElective Courses belonging to the selected specializationSpring-5

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Class ID
600161940
Learning Outcomes
Learning the principles / rules governing adaptive forest management in practice and more specifically: Ability to develop mathematical models of evolution and dynamics of forest ecosystems Ability to design alternative forest / management plans using mathematical models Ability to develop and benchmark alternative management plans based on adaptive forest management models.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
Course Content (Syllabus)
Adaptive forest management Α dynamic approach to forest management in which the effects of treatments and decisions are continually monitored and used, along with research results, to modify management on a continuing basis to ensure that objectives are being met’’ Canadian Forest Service, 2009 CONTENTS 1. Introduction - Presentation of the course 3. The management / stand map 4. Calculation of stand types and characteristics of the study area 5. Adaptive management and the role of recurring forest inventories 6. Assessment of key climatic parameters in adaptive management 7. Development of mixed stand management models in the context of adaptive management 8. Design of management measures based on mixed-stand management models
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures30
Reading Assigment80
Written assigments40
Total150
Student Assessment
Description
Small reports to be delivered every one / two weeks. Εxams in the computer room Submit a report via Moodle-TurnitIN (10% maximum plagiarism rate) The final grade is calculated as the weighted average of the individual grades / grades Evaluation criteria - Correct use of management terms and concepts - Quality of analysis through R - Structure and quality of writing the text (eg is the text understood? Are all the tables or diagrams necessary for comprehension presented?) - Correct justification of views, concepts, etc.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dendro.2017.03.007 https://www.nature.com/articles/6800752 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11258-012-0125-2 https://academic.oup.com/treephys/article/29/2/249/164289
Last Update
29-11-2020