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3513124 Literature seminar of Forest Soil Ecology and Management, 3 Cp 
Code 3513124  Validity 30.01.2013 -
Name Literature seminar of Forest Soil Ecology and Management  Abbreviation SoilEcoSem 
Credits3 Cp  Date of expiry  
TypeAdvanced Studies Subject0951 Forestry 
ClassStudy Unit  Hours  
Study right   GradingFail-Pass 
Recommended scheduling 
Organisation Forest Sciences (J) 

Eeva-Stiina Tuittila 

Learning outcomes 

The student has become familiar with current research on forest soil science and developed a critical approach to published knowledge.


Current research focusing on carbon, nutrient and water dynamics in forest soils and forest soil management.

Modes of study 

Seminar where students together become familiar on current research on forest soil ecology and management. Each student will especially focus on two article and present them to others. All students read the articles before they are presented.

Teaching methods 

Update 6.11.2020:

The course will be organized as a distance learning during spring semester 2021.

Study materials 

Articles on forest soil ecology and management that have been published in scientific journals.

Evaluation criteria 

Pass - Fail


Professor of Forest Soil Science.


Previous studies: Forest soils or corresponding studies.


The course is next time in the spring term 2021. Literature to be read is agreed in the first meeting.



Further information 

The course is given in English if needed.


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