Course code MežZ6007

Credit points 4

Silviculture

Total Hours in Course160

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes64

Independent study hours96

Date of course confirmation08.11.2011

Responsible UnitDepartment of Silviculture

Course developer

author Mežkopības katedra

Aigars Indriksons

Dr. silv.

Course abstract

The silviculture includes the analyses of the forest management system and results of its application and the information that provides knowledge to evaluate and forecast consequences of foresters practical activities to ensure the sustainable, ecological and commercial forestry.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

After the Course Students will have: • In-depth knowledge of forest ecosystem processes and their practical use. • The skills to install and evaluate scientific plots for stands structure and productivity studies. • Competence to develop Methodology of Master Diploma work in Cooperation with Supervisor and to collect necessary Data.

Compulsory reading

1. Dreimanis A. Mežsaimniecības pamati. A/S LVM, 2017, 219 lpp.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Mežzinātne. ISSN 1407-270X.