Course: Forest Function and Basics of Forest Management

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Course title Forest Function and Basics of Forest Management
Course code KPV/3FLEZ
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Hanuš Marek, Ing.
  • Šefl Jiří, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
(1) Forest functions. (2) Forest ecosystem - the forest environment ecology. (3) Main forest tree-plant communities of the Czech Republic. (4) Forest ecological stability - its estimation and improvement. (5) Dynamics of the forest ecosystems in time. (7) The use of forests in course of time, historic methods of forest management. (8) Forest management principles in the present. (9) Legislation at forest management. (10) Main forest management branches. (11) Current approaches in implementation of sustainable management in forestry. (12) Ecological and economic characteristic of the main forest trees. (13) Anthropogenic impact on forests and its effects.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified
Learning outcomes
Forest functions - conceptions in their valuation. Forest effects description. Forest ecosystem, the forest environment ecology. Questions concerning to the ecological stability of forest ecosystems. Dynamics of forest ecosystems in time. Forest-man relation in the past and in the present. Current principles of forest management. Main forest management branches - their approach and methods. Current approaches in implementation of sustainable management in forestry.

Prerequisites
unspecified

Assessment methods and criteria
unspecified
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Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Environment Environmental Protection (C_3) Ecology and environmental protection 3 Winter