Course code MežZ4086

Credit points 3

Forest Resource Assesment and Inventory

Total Hours in Course120

Number of hours for lectures28

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes20

Independent study hours72

Date of course confirmation07.03.2017

Responsible UnitDepartment of Forest Utilisation

Course developer

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

Dagnis Dubrovskis

Dr. silv.

Prior knowledge

MežZ4023, Economics of Forest Resources

Course abstract

Students acquire knowledge about principles of timber and other forest resources and their monitoring systems and technologies. Detailed look of measurement errors assessment. Solutions for increasing of data quality. Valuation of biological assets, accounting in book keeping and statistical reports.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

• Knowledge about measurement systems and technologies of assesment of forest rescources.
• Skills: to analyze and manage rescource assessment and accounting processes.
• Competence: the students is able to apply methods of resource assessment.

Compulsory reading

1. van Laar A., Akca A. Forest Mensuration. Springer, 2007. 383 p.
2. Kangas A., Maltamo M. Forest Mensuration. Springer, 2006. 363 p.
3. K.Von Gadov Risk Analysis of Forest Management Springer Science Business Media, 2006. 241 p.

Further reading

1. Gourdin K.N. Global Logistic Management: a Competetive Advantage for the 21st Century. Malden: Blackwell Publishing, 2016. 318 p.
2. Sarma P. Meža taksācija. Rīga: Latvijas valsts izdevniecība, 1948. 591 lpp.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Baltijas Koks ISSN 1407-6667
2. Dienas Bizness ISSN 1407-2041
3. Baltic Forestry ISSN 1392-1355