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3513089 Forest inventory and modeling, 8 Cp 
Code 3513089  Validity 01.02.2012 -
Name Forest inventory and modeling  Abbreviation ForInvMod 
Credits8 Cp  Date of expiry  
TypeAdvanced Studies Subject0951 Forestry 
ClassStudy Unit  Hours  
Study right   Grading0-5 
Recommended scheduling 
   
Organisation Forest Sciences (J) 

Teachers
Name
Matti Maltamo 

Study unit's general literature:
Author Title Year Obligatory library
     Burkhart, Harold, Tomé, Margarida  Modeling Forest Trees and Stands  2012  Obligatory library
     Kangas, A. & Maltamo, M.  Forest Inventory-Methodology and Applications  2006  Obligatory library
     Additional information p. 3-37, 53-83, 119-150, 179-251, 271-339


Description
Learning outcomes 

To learn to plan and carry out different forest inventories. To construct and analyze different tree and stand level models applied in different inventories.

 
Content 

Basics of inventory methods, inventory by compartments, diameter distribution models, height, volume and taper curve models, growth models, national forest inventory, sampling theory, global forest inventories, plantation inventories, systems of equations, site index models, spatial pattern, inventory of sparse populations, process models.

 
Modes of study 

Lectures (30 h), demonstrations (20 h), demonstrations diary, literature, exam.

 
Study materials 

Burkhart, Harold, Tomé, Margarida (2012) Modeling Forest Trees and Stands

Kangas, A. & Maltamo, M. (2006) Forest Inventory-Methodology and Applications, pp. 3-37, 53-83, 119-150, 179-251, 271-339.

 
Evaluation criteria 

0-5

 
Teachers 

Professor of Forest Mensuration Science, visiting teachers

 
Prerequisites 

The use of R-language

 
Time 

January-February every other year. Next time 2021.

 
Offering data 

Also for international students.

 
Campus 

Joensuu

 
Further information 

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
Functions Name Type Cp Teacher Timetable
Register J: Forest inventory and modeling  Lecture and exercise course  Matti Maltamo  11.01.21 -22.03.21

Future exams
Functions Name Type Cp Teacher Timetable
Registration ended Forest inventory and modeling  General examination  Matti Maltamo 
16.09.20wed 12.00-16.00
Register Forest inventory and modeling  General examination  Matti Maltamo 
14.10.20wed 12.00-16.00
Registration not started Forest inventory and modeling  General examination  Matti Maltamo 
10.03.21wed 12.00-16.00
Registration not started Forest inventory and modeling  General examination  Matti Maltamo 
04.06.21fri 12.00-16.00
Registration not started Forest inventory and modeling  General examination  Matti Maltamo 
13.08.21fri 12.00-16.00