Course code MežZ2041

Credit points 1

Landscape Design

Total Hours in Course40

Independent study hours40

Date of course confirmation17.02.2015

Responsible UnitDepartment of Silviculture

Course developer

author Mežkopības katedra

Ilze Jankovska

Dr. silv.

Course abstract

The main task of course paper is to obtain the practical skills in designing of afforesation and forest's edge, to plan the routes in existing forest landscape for different target groups.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

• Knowledge: to use the methods of landscaping in design of forest's edge, to represent it; to define the goals for afforesation and routes.
• Skills: to choose the appropriate solutions for afforesation and forest edge's landscape, to calculate the amount of finances and to prepare the list of species.
• Competence: to base the solution of chosen landscape design of afforesation and forest's edge; to gain the connection between current forest landscape and planning of routes in dependence on target group.

Compulsory reading

1. Bels S. Nikodemus O. Rokas grāmata meža ainavas plānošanai un dizainam. Rīga: Valsts Meža dienests, 2000. 76 lpp.
2. Melluma A., Lūkins M. Lauksaimniecības zemju apmežošana. Latvijas Vides aizsardzības fonds, meža īpašnieku konsultatīvais centrs; 30 lpp.
3. Izprast, lai iemīlētu: vides gidu rokasgrāmata. Sagat. Bērnu Vides skola; red. I. Liepiņa. Rīga: Bērnu Vides skola, 2002. 80 lpp.

Further reading

1. Emsis I., Tuktēns J. Atpūtas mežu labiekārtošana un atveseļošana. Rīga: Lat ZTIZPI, 1988. 64 lpp.
2. Robinson N. The Planting Design Handbook. Ashgate Publishing Company, 2004 Ir LLU FB datubāzē eBook Collection (EBSCOhost). Pieejams: http://ezproxy.llu.lv/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=269792&site=eds-live&scope=site