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SH0146

Forestry production and environment

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SH0146-40001 - Course evaluation report

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Additional course evaluations for SH0146

Academic year 2019/2020

Forestry production and environment (SH0146-40021) 2020-03-25 - 2020-06-14

Academic year 2018/2019

Forestry production and environment (SH0146-40048) 2019-03-26 - 2019-06-14

Academic year 2017/2018

Forestry production and environment (SH0146-40061) 2018-03-21 - 2018-06-10

Academic year 2016/2017

Forestry production and environment (SH0146-40114) 2017-03-22 - 2017-06-11

Academic year 2015/2016

Forestry production and environment (SH0146-40048) 2016-03-21 - 2016-06-10

SH0146 Forestry production and environment, 15.0 Credits

Skoglig produktion och miljö

Syllabus approved

2014-12-16

Subjects

Forest Management

Education cycle

Bachelor’s level

Modules

Title Credits Code
Ecology 2 7.50 1002
Round wood mensuration 3.00 1003
Forest mensuration 4.50 1004

Advanced study in the main field

First cycle, entry requirements only from upper secondary school(G1N)

Grading scale

5:Pass with Distinction, 4:Pass with Credit, 3:Pass, U:Fail The requirements for attaining different grades are described in the course assessment criteria which are contained in a supplement to the course syllabus. Current information on assessment criteria shall be made available at the start of the course.

Language

Swedish

Prior knowledge

- Specific entry requirements A14 and
- Forestry basic programmes and
- Professional or vocational experience equivalent 6 months

Objectives

The student should after completed course
- be able to describe how measurement and presentation of different assortments in the forestry are done and which technology and organisation that is available for this
- understand the structure of timber price lists and be able to carry out calculation for optimizing wood value
- dependent on usage and precision requirement and the size of the object and properties, be able to choose method for and carry out collection and processing of forestry data on stand - or community level,
- be able to carry out qualified harvesting planning at object level including cost - and revenue calculations
- account for different ecosystems with an emphasis on boreal forests and their dynamic
- identify and account for species in forest ecosystems.

Content

This course is built on many of the theories that have been described in earlier courses in the program. some of the things you practice within the course : are used earlier acquired knowledge in forest technique and forest biology to create more detailed harvesting plans. Also knowledge in statistics can be applied here practically in field to create object descriptions for forest stands. In the forest biology part, descriptions of different forest ecosystems with specific focus on boreal forests and species knowledge continue. The knowledge is applied for example practically in site index determination. Apart from lectures the course contains travels to highlight the different preconditions for forestry in Sweden’s different country parts and a high grade of vocational training with a large number of compulsory practical exercises in field.

Formats and requirements for examination

- If the student has not passed on a test, examiner has the right to give a supplementary assignment ? if there is cause for it and if it is possible.
- If the student has a decision from SLU about particularly educational support due to physical disability has examiner right to give an adapted test or let the student carry out the test in an alternative way.
- If this course syllabus is changed or if the course is closed down SLU should determine about transition rules for examination of students who have been admitted according to this course syllabus and still not have passed.
  • If the student fails a test, the examiner may give the student a supplementary assignment, provided this is possible and there is reason to do so.
  • If the student has been granted special educational support because of a disability, the examiner has the right to offer the student an adapted test, or provide an alternative assessment.
  • If changes are made to this course syllabus, or if the course is closed, SLU shall decide on transitional rules for examination of students admitted under this syllabus but who have not yet passed the course.
  • For the examination of a degree project (independent project), the examiner may also allow the student to add supplemental information after the deadline. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.

Other information

  • The right to take part in teaching and/or supervision only applies to the course date to which the student has been admitted and registered on.
  • If there are special reasons, the student may take part in course components that require compulsory attendance at a later date. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.

Additional information

- The right to participate in teaching and/or supervision applies only the course date that the student has become admitted to and registered on.
- If special circumstances apply, the student has the right to participate in the part that requires compulsory attendance at a later course date. Further information is in the rule collection of the education.
- Compulsory travels with over night staying can occur. A certain cost per the over night staying will be taken out of student.

Responsible department

School for Forest Management

Further information

Determined by: Vice dekan S-fak
There are no Grading criteria posted for this course

Course facts

The course is offered as an independent course: No The course is offered as a programme course: Forest Management - Bachelor´s Programme Tuition fee: Tuition fee only for non-EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens: 38054 SEK Cycle: Bachelor’s level
Subject: Forest Management
Course code: SH0146 Application code: SLU-40001 Distance course: No Language: Swedish Responsible department: School for Forest Management Pace: 100%