Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:March, Creswick - Taught on campus.
Intensive teaching, Creswick
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours of lectures, 24 hours practical work and excursions delivered in a two-week intensive teaching block |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorDr Julian C. Fox
ContactCourse Administrator, Master of Forest Ecosystem Science, Phone: +61 3 5321 4300 Fax: +61 3 5321 4166 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This subject promotes student understanding of the art and science of forest resource management by focusing on the issues involved in quantitative assessment of trees and forests. Specifically, the aim is to:
Topics include: introduction to sampling theory, issues involved in effectively designing a forest assessment, modern mensuration tools and techniques, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and remote sensing
This subject will provide students with an advanced understanding of:
Major exercise (40%), report (20%), workbook of practical exercises (40%)
P A Burrough, Principles of Geographical Information Systems for Land Resources Assessment.
M S Philip, Measuring Trees and Forests.
Avery, Thomas Eugene and Burkhart, Harold E. Forest Measurements, (5th ed). McGraw-Hill. (2002)
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://www.forests.unimelb.edu.au/subjects.html|
Bachelor of Forest Science (Honours) |
Master of Forest Ecosystem Science
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