Course code SKOG300

SKOG300 Forest Planning

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Course responsible: Tron Haakon Eid
Teachers: Erik Trømborg, Terje Gobakken, Ole Hofstad
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2008H
Preferential right:
Course contents:
1. Planning and decision theory 2. Resource economics 3. Development and application of models for planning and decision support 4. Decision oriented resource inventory and the value of information 5. Strategic and operational planning for forest properties 6. Forest sector models and planning at national level 7. International topics
Learning outcome:

The student should have knowledge work with interdisciplinary issues and planning processes related to the management of forests at various levels.

This implies the capability to analyse and synthesize knowledge from disciplines like resource inventory, silviculture, economics, wood technology, nature conservation, and recreation. The student shall aquire some knowledge in planning theory and resource economics as well as some topics in international forestry. T

The student will be trained in oral and written comunication on interdisciplinary problems and research results.

Learning activities:
Lectures, exercises, seminars
Teaching support:
Use of Fronter
List of litterature to be distributed at the start of course. An overview is available in Fronter.
MATH100, SKOG100, SKOG205, SKOG250
Recommended prerequisites:
SKOG210, SKOG220, SKOG230, SKOG240, LAD102
Mandatory activity:
Exercises and seminars
Final written exam that last 3 hours counts 50%. Two term papers count 40%.Mid-term test counts 10%. All parts must be passed to pass totally in course. Seminar participation and presentation must be approved to pass the course.
Nominal workload:
Structured teaching 72 hrs. 230 hrs own work in the form of reading and preparations for exercises and seminars.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Reduction of credits:
2 credits against SKOG310
Type of course:
36 hours lectures, 18 hours exercise, 18 hours seminar
An external examiner evaluates all exam papers. Written materials from exercises and seminar activities will be evaluated by professor in charge.
Allowed examination aids: Calculator handed out, no other aids
Examination details: Continuous exam: A - E / Ikke bestått