Course code MežZP048

Credit points 3

Forest Science I

Total Hours in Course120

Independent study hours120

Date of course confirmation14.03.2017

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

Mate4011, Applications of Mathematical Methods

MežZ5036, Forest Ecology

Course abstract

During the scientific-research training (3 weeks) Master`s students, according to the topic of Master`s paper, study and master the skills and experience to carry out scientific research, in order to use independetly the up-to-date methods of research. Also Master`s students coolect the data for Master`s paper and carry out experimental research.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

• Knowledge - master students acquire and consolidate knowledge of the scientific research phases, from the choice of subject and ending with the presentation and defence.
• Develops skills to seek and process information, plan and carry out experiments interpret results, make recommendations for their use.
• As a result master student acquires the competence to formulate independently and critically analyze complex scientific and professional problems.

Compulsory reading

1. Arhipova I., Bāliņa S. Statistika ekonomikā un biznesā. Rīga: Datorzinību centrs, 2006. 362 lpp.
2. Krastiņš O., Ciemiņa I. Statistika. Rīga: LR Centrālā statistikas pārvalde, 2003. 267 lpp.
3. Dokumentācija. Bibliogrāfiskās norādes. Saturs, forma un struktūra: VS ISO 690. Rīga: VSIA Latvijas standarts, 2001. 34 lpp.
4. Informācija un dokumentācija. Bibliogrāfiskās norādes: LVS ISO 690-2: Elektroniskie dokumenti vai to daļas. Rīga: VSIA Latvijas standarts, 2001. 32 lpp.

Further reading

1. Arhipova I., Bāliņa S. Statistika ar Microsoft Excel ikvienam: mācību līdzeklis 1.daļa, Rīga, Datorzinību Centrs, 1999. 168 lpp.
2. Arhipova I., Bāliņa S. Statistika ar Microsoft Excel ikvienam: mācību līdzeklis 2.daļa, Rīga, Datorzinību Centrs, 2000. 136 lpp.
3. Mūze B., Pakalna D., Kalniņa I. Bibliogrāfiskās norādes un atsauces: metodiskais līdzeklis. Rīga, LU Akadēmiskais apgāds, 2005. 133 lpp.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Rural Sustainability Research. Former: Proceedings of the Latvia University of Agriculture. Berlin: De Gruyter Open. ISSN: 2256-0939 http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/plua
2. "Baltic Forestry. ISSN 1392-1355 https://www.balticforestry.mi.lt/bf/
3. Rakstu krājums "Mežzinātne"; www.silava/mezzinatne/lv. ISSN 1407-270X