Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours of lectures, 36 hours practical work and excursions, delivered in a two-week intensive teaching block |
Total Time Commitment:
|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/
Dr Luba Volkova and Dr Julian Di Stefano
Melbourne School of Land & Environment Student Centre
Ground Floor, Melbourne School of Land and Environment (building 142)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject promotes understanding of quantitative assessment of forest carbon, timber and biodiversity. Specifically, the aim is to:
Topics include: introduction to statistics and sampling theory, issues in forest assessment design, modern measurement tools and techniques, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), remote sensing, and specific techniques for assessment of carbon, timber and biodiversity.
This subject will provide students with an advanced understanding of:
At subject completion students should be able to design and implement a forest assessment.
Major Report (50%), Progress exercises (50%)
|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.land-environment.unimelb.edu.au/future-students/grad/forest-ecosystem-science.html|
Master of Forest Ecosystem Science |
Postgraduate Certificate in Forest Systems Management
Postgraduate Diploma in Forest Systems Management
Sustainable Forests |
Download PDF version.