Course code SKOG250

SKOG250 Forest Management - Interdisciplinary Analysis

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Showing course contents for the educational year starting in 2019 .

Course responsible: Tron Haakon Eid
Teachers: Line Nybakken, Ole Martin Bollandsås, Marit Helene Lie, Birger Eikenes, Hans Fredrik Hoen, Jan Bjerketvedt, Anders Qvale Nyrud, Olav Albert Høibø, Roar Økseter
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
25
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in June block. This course has teaching/evaluation in June block
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2004V
Preferential right:
B-SF and M-SF.
Course contents:
Practical exercises and demonstrations of applied forestry. Topics that should be taught in the field are emphasised. The course links the various forestry disciplines by presenting practical examples. For a selected forest property, treatment suggestions are given to the forest owner through a written report. The students are also responsible for a field excursion where their results are presented.
Learning outcome:

The students should have knowledge on management and planning of a Norwegian forest enterprise

The students should be able to apply methods for data collection, cost and income accounting methods and decision support tools

The students should develop their abilities for practical application of planning problems faced in a forest enterprise

Learning activities:
Practical and problem-based exercises based on data collection from a forest enterprise. Results from exercises are presented in reports and orally in field. The students work in groups settled by the course responsible.
Teaching support:
Canvas. The teachers are available during office hours and some evenings while the course is held at Ås (three weeks). The teachers are available 24 hours while the course is held in Brandbu (one week). There will usually be teachers with different competence available at the same time.
Syllabus:
The syllabus is announced when the course starts up.
Prerequisites:
SKOG205, SKOG210, SKOG220, SKOG230, and SKOG240; or equivalent.
Recommended prerequisites:
FEP201, TRE210, NATF200, BOT270.
Mandatory activity:
All activities in the course are compulsary
Assessment:
All exercises are compulsory and must be approved by course leader.
Nominal workload:
300 hours. Exercises are labour intensive. Course work is considerably more than normal workload for a 4 week course.
Entrance requirements:

Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse). 

To be admitted to this course, one must have passed at least 15 ECTS among the courses SKOG205, SKOG210, SKOG220, SKOG230 and SKOG240.

Reduction of credits:
-
Type of course:
Summer course of four weeks.
Note:
The course is compulsory for third year bachelor students in Forestry.
Examiner:
Students' presentations are evaluated by several teachers, employees of the public forest service, and the forest owner. The examiner approves the course arrangement.
Examination details: Continuous exam: Bestått / Ikke bestått