Kaisa_2012_3_photo by Veikko Somerpuro

In the spring's 2020 exceptional situation the course is arranged as online-teaching.

Enrol
14.2.2020 at 09:00 - 9.3.2020 at 23:59

Timetable

Here is the course’s teaching schedule. Check the description for possible other schedules.

DateTimeLocation
Mon 9.3.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 12.3.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Mon 16.3.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 19.3.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Mon 23.3.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 26.3.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Mon 30.3.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 2.4.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Mon 6.4.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 16.4.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Mon 20.4.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 23.4.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Mon 27.4.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 30.4.2020
10:15 - 11:45

Conduct of the course

Course is arranged as online-teaching.

Description

MSc students

Having passed this course a student understands how forest operations affect the environment. The student knows the available means to prevent or mitigate the adverse effects of these activities and understands the importance of governance measures, such as certification, for maintaining and promoting diversity and multiple functions of forests.

Period IV

The course starts with lectures and afterwards students will make a report on specific topics where they will examine how to prevent adverse impacts on the environment.

Topics include: impacts on soils, water, wildlife, biodiversity, pathology. Social impacts: recreation and scenery. Modifying technology and methods to decrease adverse effects. Certification.

Lectures, suggested literature, student reports and exam.

All material will be announced at the course and distributed through Moodle.

Scale 0-5.

Teaching in English.

Bo Dahlin and Heljä-Sisko Helmisaari.

Replaces the former course 837086 Environmental Effects of Wood Harvesting, 5 cr.