|FOR4096||Advanced Topics in Forest Management||4 ch (3C 3L) (EL)|
The course builds on student abilities acquired in prerequisite courses FOR 2006 and FOR 3006. FOR 4096 will endeavour to extend beyond the basic principles of forest management to explore and learn about more advanced topics facing contemporary forest managers and researchers, from the application of ecological forestry to understanding the role of forest management in dealing with today's climage change crisis. Application of state-of-the-art computer models, both management- and research-oriented, will be emphasized during the course, as knowledge of advanced analytical tools is critical to the success of modern-day forest management.
Prerequisites: FOR 2006 and FOR 3006, or permission of instructor.