Study unit
3513157 Trends in European forestry, 5 Cp  
Code 3513157  Validity 13.02.2017 -
Name Trends in European forestry  Abbreviation Trends in Europ 
Credits 5 Cp Date of expiry  
TypeAdvanced Studies Subject0432 European Forestry 
ClassStudy Unit  Hours  
Study right   Grading0-5 
Recommended scheduling 
   
Organisation Forest Sciences (J) 

Teachers
Name
Timo Tokola 

Description
Learning outcomes 

Upon successful completion of this course the students should be able to describe the essential features regarding history of forests and land use in Europe; account for the basic conditions for forestry as well as the present state of the forests and forestry in different parts of Europe; identify various production goals that can be found in European forestry, contrast them with objectives regarding, for example, environmental conservation, and discuss ways to handle possible conflicts, and discuss how trends in society and environment (climate) affect European forests and forestry, the ecosystems, the carbon accounting, the use of forests, as well as the forest industries and their markets.

 
Content 

Forestry in different parts of Europe, the various objectives within forestry, as well as the trends affecting forest ecosystems, forestry, forest production, forest conservation and forest industry, special topics within forest management and forest policy.

 
Modes of study 

Lectures (approx. 70 h), project and group works (approx. 10 h), panel discussions (approx. 10 h), excursions (approx. 10 h), examination (approx. 2 h) and self-studies (approx. 20 h).

 
Study materials 

To be specified later.

 
Evaluation criteria 

0-5. Evaluation is based on written examination.

 
Teachers 

Teachers from different MSc EF Consortium universities. Contact person in Joensuu: Professor of Forest Information Systems Timo Tokola.

 
Time 

August 2018

 
Campus 

Joensuu campus

 
Further information 

Only for MSc European Forestry students. The course includes the elements of sustainable development (i.e. ecological principles, management of natural resources and climate change). The language of instruction for this course is English.

 


Letter (J, K) in front of the name of the course/exam indicates the campus on which teaching or exam takes place: J = Joensuu, K = Kuopio.

Present and future teaching
No teaching

Future exams
No exams