Instruction

Name Cr Method of study Time Location Organiser
Mitigation of climate change in forestry 5 Cr Online Examination 14.5.2020 - 14.5.2020
Cancelled CANCELLED:Mitigation of climate change in forestry 5 Cr General Examination 16.4.2020 - 16.4.2020
Mitigation of climate change in forestry 5 Cr Lecture Course 14.1.2020 - 27.2.2020
Mitigation of climate change in forestry 5 Cr General Examination 11.5.2018 - 11.5.2018
Mitigation of climate change in forestry 5 Cr General Examination 20.4.2018 - 20.4.2018
Mitigation of climate change in forestry 5 Cr Lecture Course 15.1.2018 - 2.3.2018

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of forestry and biogeochemistry.

Learning outcomes

The course will help to understand how land use and especially forest management affects climate change, including forest carbon sink and storage and indirect biophysical climate effects, both globally and regionally. Measurements and certification of forest carbon balances, and forest ecosystems' feedbacks to climate will be covered.

Timing

3rd period, even years.

Contents

Carbon balances of the world and of the role of forests, the role of forestry for forest ecosystem carbon balances. Measurement and certification of forest carbon balances.

Completion

75% attendance mandatory, own seminar presentation

Study materials

Lectures, seminar presentations and independent work. Material in Moodle

Assessment practices and criteria

Completed study diary and written reports on selected topics assigned to students; grading 0–5.

Relation to other study units

Sister course to FOR-216.

Replaces the course 830120 (MET217) Mitigation of climate change in Forestry 5 cr OR 863067 YLE22.5 Vaihtuva teemakurssi.

Additional information

Teaching in English.