STUDY GUIDE DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY
FOF309- Forest Management II (2L, 3P)
Basic concepts of sustainable forest management. Spatial analysis, land classification, geographic information systems. Social participation for setting up objectives and developing alternative actions to achieve the objectives. Tools for evaluating impacts of alternative actions in the framework of sustainable development and management. Single objective forest management: Timber scheduling approaches of high forest, coppiced forests and coppiced forests with standards. Yield models, sustained yield calculations. Recreation forests, resin production forests, protected forests and forests lands. Multi-objective forest management: Trade off analysis methods. Forest management plans, content and regulations. Compilation of forest management plans.