FORE641-24S2 (C) Semester Two 2024

Plantation Forest Management

30 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 15 July 2024
End Date: Sunday, 10 November 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 28 July 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 29 September 2024

Description

Operations research techniques, Information requirements for forest management planning, Stand level analysis, Forest estate level analysis, Integration of the forest estate with manufacturing and marketing decisions, Risk & Uncertainty, Human factors.

The objective of this course is to provide students with an understanding of (and the ability to apply) the concepts, data requirements, techniques, and systems used to support forest management decision-making.

Learning Outcomes

  • Knowledge:
    Students will gain advanced technical knowledge in
  • Operations research techniques which are applicable to forest management.
  • Data requirements for forest management planning and sources of this data.
  • Forest estate modelling systems

    Students will gain a critical understanding of key principles of forest management planning at both the stand and estate level for strategic, tactical and operational planning.

    Skills:
    Students will
  • Be able to use, and be aware of the strengths and weaknesses of, forest management decision support systems.
  • Required to use these systems to address complex forest management problems

    Application:
    Students will
  • Be able to integrate data, techniques, concepts and systems in order to analyse forest management issues.
  • Be able to effectively communicate methods, results and conclusions of these analyses.

Prerequisites

Subject to approval by the Head of School.

Restrictions

FORE632, FORE633

Timetable 2024

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 09:00 - 10:00 Meremere 105 Lecture Theatre
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 09:00 - 10:00 E12
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 09:00 - 10:00 Meremere 105 Lecture Theatre
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Lecture D
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 09:00 - 10:00 F3 Lecture Theatre
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Lecture E
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 10:00 - 12:00 Jack Erskine 340
15 Jul - 21 Jul
Lecture F
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 10:00 - 12:00 F1 Lectorial
15 Jul - 21 Jul
Lecture G
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 10:00 - 12:00 F1 Lectorial
22 Jul - 28 Jul
Computer Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 10:00 - 12:00 Forestry 252 Computer Lab
22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 6 Oct
Computer Lab B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 10:00 - 12:00 Forestry 252 Computer Lab
22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 6 Oct
Computer Lab C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 10:00 - 12:00 Forestry 252 Computer Lab
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 6 Oct
Computer Lab D
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 10:00 - 12:00 Forestry 252 Computer Lab
15 Jul - 21 Jul
29 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 6 Oct
Computer Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01-P1 Monday 10:00 - 12:00 F1 Lectorial
7 Oct - 20 Oct
01-P2 Tuesday 10:00 - 12:00 - 7 Oct - 20 Oct
01-P3 Wednesday 10:00 - 12:00 - 7 Oct - 20 Oct
01-P4 Thursday 10:00 - 12:00 - 7 Oct - 20 Oct

Lecturer

Bruce Manley

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $2,393.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Forestry .

All FORE641 Occurrences

  • FORE641-24S2 (C) Semester Two 2024