Forest Management and Certification
Semester Course: 1st
Credits: 6 ECTS
Lecturers: José G. Borges
Web Site: https://fenix.isa.ulisboa.pt/degrees/medfor/disciplina-curricular/564006...
- To know basic elements and methods of forest management and certification.
- To understand how economic and decision analysis concepts are applied to plan forest management, certification and protection.
- To gain familiarity with some techniques and technologies currently being used in forest management and certification.
- To know the context of forest management planning and certification.
- Programme topics:
- Introduction to forest management and certification.
- Forest economics and valuation.
- Forest management and conservation planning.
- Forest management certification.
Course requirements include the presentation of a class summary (10%), a class project (30%) and a final exam (60%).