Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:October, 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 lectures and 36 hours of practical exercises |
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
Sustainable forest management involves the integration of a wide range of economic, environmental and social values. This subject presents the basis for sustainable forest management, the policy framework governing forest management, the scientific basis of landscape ecology and tools and techniques for analysis, design of management practices in forest landscapes and processes for successful development and implementation of forest management plans.
At the completion of this subject students will have a sound understanding of:
In class exercises and presentation 20%, Practical exercise (2000 words) 30%, Major assignment (3000 words) 50%
Anon (1997) Victorian Statewide Assessment of Ecologically Sustainable Forest Management. Joint Commonwealth and Victorian Regional Forest Agreement (RFA) Steering Committee.
Ferguson, I.S. (1996), Sustainable Forest Management, Oxford University Press
Bissonette, J. and Storch, L. (2002) Landscape Ecology and Resource Management: Linking Theory with Practice, Island Press.
Diaz, N. and Apostol, D. (1992) Forest Landscape Analysis and Design. USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Region. R6 ECO-TP-043-92
|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 Environment
Master of Environment
Master of Forest Ecosystem Science
Master of Science (Environmental Science)
Postgraduate Certificate in Environment
Postgraduate Diploma in Environment
Sustainable Forests |
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