FORE641-22S2 (C) Semester Two 2022

Plantation Forest Management

30 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 18 July 2022
End Date: Sunday, 13 November 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 31 July 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 2 October 2022

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 2022

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01-P1 Monday 09:00 - 10:00 Meremere 526
18 Jul - 31 Jul
8 Aug - 21 Aug
12 Sep - 18 Sep
3 Oct - 23 Oct
01-P2 Monday 09:00 - 11:00 Meremere 526
19 Sep - 25 Sep
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01-P1 Tuesday 09:00 - 10:00 Meremere 526
18 Jul - 28 Aug
26 Sep - 9 Oct
17 Oct - 23 Oct
01-P2 Tuesday 09:00 - 12:00 Meremere 526
19 Sep - 25 Sep
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01-P1 Wednesday 09:00 - 10:00 Meremere 526
18 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 18 Sep
26 Sep - 23 Oct
01-P2 Wednesday 09:00 - 12:00 Meremere 526
19 Sep - 25 Sep
Lecture D
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 09:00 - 10:00 Meremere 526
18 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
Lecture E
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 10:00 - 12:00 Meremere 526
18 Jul - 24 Jul
Lecture F
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01-P1 Tuesday 10:00 - 12:00 Elsie Locke 104A
18 Jul - 24 Jul
1 Aug - 7 Aug
01-P2 Tuesday 10:00 - 11:00 Meremere 526
22 Aug - 28 Aug
Lecture G
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 10:00 - 11:00 Meremere 526
1 Aug - 7 Aug
26 Sep - 2 Oct
Lecture H
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 10:00 - 12:00 Meremere 526
25 Jul - 31 Jul
Computer Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 10:00 - 12:00 Forestry 252 Computer Lab
25 Jul - 31 Jul
8 Aug - 21 Aug
12 Sep - 18 Sep
3 Oct - 9 Oct
Computer Lab B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 10:00 - 12:00 Forestry 252 Computer Lab
25 Jul - 31 Jul
8 Aug - 21 Aug
26 Sep - 9 Oct
Computer Lab C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 10:00 - 12:00 Forestry 252 Computer Lab
18 Jul - 31 Jul
8 Aug - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 18 Sep
3 Oct - 9 Oct
Computer Lab D
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 10:00 - 12:00 Forestry 252 Computer Lab
18 Jul - 24 Jul
1 Aug - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 9 Oct
Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 10:00 - 12:00 Meremere 526
10 Oct - 23 Oct
Lab B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 10:00 - 12:00 Meremere 526
17 Oct - 23 Oct
Lab C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 10:00 - 12:00 Meremere 526
10 Oct - 23 Oct
Lab D
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 10:00 - 12:00 Meremere 526
10 Oct - 23 Oct

Examination and Formal Tests

Test A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 09:00 - 12:00 Meremere 526
1 Aug - 7 Aug
Test B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 09:00 - 12:00 Meremere 526
22 Aug - 28 Aug

Lecturer

Bruce Manley

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $2,266.00

* 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 .

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