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Silvicultural systems: forest management
Code: G2404B
Teacher:  Gianfranco Gregorini
Year: 
Term: 
CFU: 
CFU subdivision: Lectures: 3
Practices in classroom: 1
Basic aims:  Knowledge of principles and techniques of forest management.
Use of instruments and techniques for survey in forest management.
Acquisition of knowledges and competences about forest biology and forest preserve.
Drafting plane of forest management.
Acquired skills:  At the end of the course the student will be able to use the instruments of mesure and survey in all forest management activity.
He will know the different techniques of data elaboration and will be able to draft projects and planes of forest
management.
Course contents:  Forest Biology and Forest Technology
Data gathering in forest
The wood-cut project
Forest planning
Forest and thematic cartografy
Geographical Information System (forest application)
Program:  Forest Biology and Forest Technology
Data gathering in forest
The wood-cut project
Forest planning
Forest and thematic cartografy
Geographical Information System (forest application)
Prerequisites:  Basic knowledge in Maths and Analitic Geometry is
required.
Students should be aware of the main issues concerning
forest properties management and wood trade
Preparatory instructions:  Knowledge of general forestry is preparatory to the
application of forest management
Learning materials:  Summaries are available in the Ariel web portal and
indications about bibliography are explained there.
Additional material will be distributed during the
laboratory practices
Other info:  Written test composed of 10 open questions of
theorical/practical nature, concerning all the schedule,
execution of calculations, presentation and comment of
graphs, qualitative/quantitative determination.
During the field work we will use special tools to survey
biometrical and topographical data.
In the computer lab students do calculation training and
elaboration of the raw data taken in the field work
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