Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Equivalent of 50 hours of lectures, practicals and tutorials or self-paced programs, delivered in a combination of on campus & online teaching modes. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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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/
Melbourne School of Land & Environment Student Centre
Ground Floor, Melbourne School of Land & Environment (building 142)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject provides an overview of forest and plantation harvesting operations including mechanized harvesting methods, cable yarding, transportation systems, forest road management, and harvest planning. Harvesting and operations cost assessment techniques, and applications of planning software to help frame problems and provide information for contemporary forest and plantation management. Students will apply the information learned in the course to develop a harvesting plan and present the plan.
At the end of the course students should be able to:
2 individual assignments - 25%, Field day report (500 words) - 10%, Comprehensive exam of lecture material - 25%, Major group assignment (3500 words + presentation) - 40%.
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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 Diploma in Forest Systems Management
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