Course code SKOG250

SKOG250 Forest Management - Interdisciplinary Analysis

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Course responsible: Jan Bjerketvedt
Teachers: Tron Haakon Eid, Birger Eikenes, Line Nybakken, Jan Bjerketvedt, Marit Helene Lie, Tron Haakon Eid
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Max. 40 students.
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.
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.
Teaching support: The teachers are available during office hours while the course is held at Ås the first two weeks. The teachers are available 24 hours while the course is held in Brandbu the last three weeks. There will usually be teachers with different competence available at the same time. The forest owner are available at certain times.
The syllabus is announced when the course starts up.
SKOG205, SKOG210, SKOG220, SKOG230, and SKOG240; or equivalent.
Recommended prerequisites:
FEP201, TRE210, NATF200, BOT270.
Mandatory activity:
All exercises are compulsory.
Nominal workload:
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)
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
Summer course of four weeks.
The course is compulsory for 3-B-SF students.
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