Course code MežZ4049

Credit points 2

Forest Regulation

Total Hours in Course32

Independent study hours32

Date of course confirmation08.11.2011

Responsible UnitDepartment of Forest Utilisation

Course developers

author tēma VP41 - "Enerģētikas un klimata modelēšana virzībā uz oglekļa neitralitāti" (Nr. VPP-EM-2018/NEK_0001)

Dagnis Dubrovskis

Dr. silv.

author Meža izmantošanas katedra

Gints Priedītis

Dr. silv.

Course abstract

Students require knowledge, skills and reflection abilities including the aspects of: forest management planning in space and time, finance flow, valuation of ecological, economical and social goods and services, forest multiple use management, aspects of economical optimisation, SWOT.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

After completing the course student will have
• Knowledge for valuation of ecological, economical and social goods and services, forest multiple use management, aspects of economical optimisation, SWOT.
• Skills in methods used for forest management,
skills to make forest management planning in space and time, how to define forest management goal and objectives finance flow.
• Student will get competence to use different forest management software, data mining methods, and forest management planning decision support tools.

Compulsory reading

1. Dubrovskis D. Mežierīcība: metodiskie norādījumi kursa projekta izstrādāšanai. Jelgava: LLU, 2009. 23 lpp.
2. Dubrovskis D. Meža ekonomiskā vērtība: lekciju kurss mežierīcībā. Jelgava: KTC, 2003.
3. Iesalnieks J. Meža ekonomikas pamati. Rīga: ET Cetera, 2002. 92 lpp.
4. Dubrovskis D. Lekciju kurss Mežierīcībā. Jelgava: LLU MF, 2008.

Further reading

1. Maltamo M. Forest inventory: methodology and applications. Dordrecht: Springer, 2006. 362 p.
2. Klemperer D.W. Forest resource Economics and Finance. New York: McGraw–Hill, 1996. 551 p.
3. Kellomaki S. Forest Resources and Sustainable Managment. Published by Fape Oy. Finland, 2002. 420 p.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Baltijas Koks ISSN 1407-6667
2. Meža Avīze ISSN 1047-6187
3. Baltic Forestry ISSN 1392-1355