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  • Integrated Watershed Management | MEDfOR
    basins Lecturers Paolo Tarolli Web Site http en didattica unipd it offerta 2014 AV AV2091 2014 003LE 1107368 Objectives The course aims at giving students an understanding on the main topics related to integrated watershed management with particular attention to Mountain regions Students will learn about Italian Alps climate regimes how climate change has affect the rainfall rate in these last decades the related effects of climate change on population and environmental planning Students will learn how use the main environmental data most related to hydrological processes such rainfall rate seasonal runoff observed discharge during flash flood events by modelling applications also topographically based and statistical analysis to give a critical and scientific based support to strategic politics decisions related to the environmental planning with particular attention to hydrogeological risk Programme topics 1 Hydrogeological risk in mountains regions 2 Climate change 3 Survey Techniques 4 Flood modelling 5 Engineering solutions 6 Management 7 Future strategic directions Assessment The students will be required to prepare a written technical report on at least one of case study presented during the course The report and the project count 1 3 of the final marking A written examination will count for another 1 3

    Original URL path: http://www.medfor.eu/universities/up/first-year/IntegrWatershedMan (2015-12-29)
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  • Forest pathology and wood alteration | MEDfOR
    wood alteration Institution UP MEDfOR 48 ECTS Graduate level sub programme x MEDfOR 30 ECTS Specialization sub programme Semester Course 1 x 2 Credits 6 ECTS Prerequisites none Lecturers Lucio Montecchio Web Site http en didattica unipd it offerta 2014 AV AV2091 2014 000ZZ 1107364 Objectives The student will deep his knowledge in forest pathology and diseases management Ecologic and economic value of the main forest diseases in nursery plantations and forest will be presented The main diseases will be deepen during laboratory and field trips analysing the biological cycle of the parasite symptoms and control systems Programme topics 1 Role of parasites and diseases in natural and anthropized systems Definition and classification of diseases symptoms functional deficiencies diagnosis disease quantification Parasitism categories and steps in a parasitic relationship 2 Susceptibility and resistance Epidemics 3 Biological chemical and legislative control Main international and national legislative bases 4 Main diseases in forest nurseries and management 5 Main diseases of root systems and management 6 Main diseases of trunk and management Wood alterations 7 Main diseases of leaves and management Assessment Final written test Contacts Secretariado do Curso de Erasmus Mundus MEDfOR A C do Professor José Guilherme Calvão Borges Other related

    Original URL path: http://www.medfor.eu/universities/up/first-year/ForPathWood (2015-12-29)
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  • Research and project development methodology – applications (e-learning mode) | MEDfOR
    unipd it offerta 2015 AV AV2091 2014 003LE 1134619 Objectives The aim is to give students theoretical and practical knowledge on how to deal with the steps along a research development process from the research design to the research finalization and communication of results Special exercises are devoted to use international databases for literature review and writing research synopsis and final reports The course is also aimed at students teachers collaborative learning outputs being offered by means of e learning tools Programme topics 1 Research methodology How to select the topic of the thesis The Research Process Qualitative Research Approaches The Questionnaire Design How to develop the research synopsis 2 Thesis development and structure How to carry out the literature review How to access and use AIRE the portal of the University of Padova to access the scientific literature thousands of journals available full text and other important forestry databases How to organize the bibliography Technical writing how to structure and write the thesis How to publish a scientific paper 3 Presentation of the research results Tips for exam preparation Tips for a professional presentation Assessment Students pro active participation up to a minimum of 75 of the E tivities

    Original URL path: http://www.medfor.eu/universities/up/first-year/ResAndProjectDevMeth (2015-12-29)
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  • Geographic Information Systems and Spatial Forest Management Planning –ORM5390 | MEDfOR
    ECTS specialization sub programme Ecosystem based multiuse forest management planning in Med forests the case of Forest Dynamics Fires Biodiversity and GIS Semester Course 1st 2nd 3rd x Credits 7 5 ECTS Prerequisites Computer applications 6 ECTS and Forest management 6 ECTS or override permit by the lecturer Lecturers Emin Zeki BAŞKENT and Ali İhsan KADIOĞULLARI Web Site http katalog ktu edu tr DersBilgiPaketi course aspx pid 270 lang 2 dbid 47788 Objectives This course aims to equip the graduate students with the potential applications of GIS in forestry sector including forest management planning watershed management fire management site classification urban planning and biodiversity conservation Programme topics 1 Geographic information systems components and applications in forest management 2 Data information database management systems spatial data topology vector and raster data models and data quality 3 GIS functions of data input reclassification overlay neighbourhood analysis and data display as applied to Mediterranean forests 4 A practicum five assignments in spatial database creation cover type map and spatial analysis of forest management 5 Seminar Assessment Course requirements include a written midterm exam 30 term projects presentation performance and oral exam 20 and a written final exam 50 Contacts Secretariado do Curso de

    Original URL path: http://www.medfor.eu/universities/ktu/second-year/GISSpatialForManPlanning (2015-12-29)
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  • Modeling and analyzing the spatiotemporal dynamics of Mediterranean forests –ORM7251 | MEDfOR
    KTU MEDfOR 30 ECTS specialization sub programme Ecosystem based multiuse forest management planning in Med forests the case of Forest Dynamics Fires Biodiversity and GIS Semester Course 1st 2nd 3rd x Credits 7 5 ECTS Prerequisites Operations research 6 ECTS and Forest management 6 ECTS or override permit by the lecturer Lecturers Emin Zeki BAŞKENT Web Site http katalog ktu edu tr DersBilgiPaketi course aspx pid 271 lang 2 dbid 34951 Objectives This course aims to generate awareness about the sustainable management of forest ecosystems in preparing forest management plans with multiple objectives and conservation targets Programme topics 1 Management objectives conservation targets management actions performance indicators 2 The numeric and spatial quantification of forest structure harvesting and silvicultural regimes 3 Forest values water carbon soil and timber and their relations to forest 4 Principles of forest dynamics cause and effect relationships 5 Scenario generations and analysis under various management strategies options with GIS 6 Use of quantitative decision making tools ETÇAP Woodstock to create forest management plans 7 Seminar Assessment Course requirements include a written midterm exam 30 term projects presentation performance and oral exam 20 and a written final exam 50 Contacts Secretariado do Curso de Erasmus Mundus

    Original URL path: http://www.medfor.eu/universities/ktu/second-year/ModelAnalSpatialDynMedForests (2015-12-29)
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  • Biodiversity and wildlife management –ORM7340 | MEDfOR
    KTU Introduction Second Year Karadeniz Practical Information Contacts Biodiversity and wildlife management ORM7340 Institution KTU MEDfOR 30 ECTS specialization sub programme Ecosystem based multiuse forest management planning in Med forests the case of Forest Dynamics Fires Biodiversity and GIS Semester Course 1st 2nd 3rd x Credits 7 5 ECTS Prerequisites Zoology 6 ECTS or override permit by the lecturer Lecturers Şağdan BAŞKAYA Web Site http katalog ktu edu tr DersBilgiPaketi course aspx pid 271 lang 2 dbid 39303 Objectives The course aims to provide the students with a general knowledge on biodiversity and wild animals Programme topics 1 Biodiversity wild animals and habitats 2 Biodiversity conservation habitat suitability minimum viable population 3 Target species flagship species indicator species keystone species umbrella species linkage species economic species vulnerable species endangered species 4 Conservation target 5 Integration of biodiversity fauna into forest management plans 6 Case study Field work Assessment Course requirements include a written midterm exam 30 term projects presentation performance and oral exam 20 and a written final exam 50 Contacts Secretariado do Curso de Erasmus Mundus MEDfOR A C do Professor José Guilherme Calvão Borges Other related Links Center for International Forestry Research http www cifor org International Forestry

    Original URL path: http://www.medfor.eu/universities/ktu/second-year/BiodivWildlifeMan (2015-12-29)
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  • Plant diversity and management –ORM7313 | MEDfOR
    Plant diversity and management ORM7313 Institution KTU MEDfOR 30 ECTS specialization sub programme Ecosystem based multiuse forest management planning in Med forests the case of Forest Dynamics Fires Biodiversity and GIS Semester Course 1st 2nd X 3rd Credits 7 5 ECTS Prerequisites Forest Botany 6 ECTS or override permit by the lecturer Lecturers Salih TERZİOĞLU Web Site http katalog ktu edu tr DersBilgiPaketi course aspx pid 271 lang 2 dbid 36040 Objectives The course aims to provide the graduate students with a theoretical phytosociological knowledge especially on Turkish forests to use these for the forest practices and determining the indicators for conserving plant biodiversity in forest ecosystems Programme topics 1 Biodiversity and its components 2 Plant association and it measurement methods 3 Plant sociology 4 Vegetation classification by Braun Blanquet IUCN EUNİS Natura2000 5 Floristic list characteristic species habitats minimal areas 6 Integration of biodiversity flora into forest management plans 7 Case study Field work Assessment Course requirements include a written midterm exam 30 term projects presentation performance and oral exam 20 and a written final exam 50 Contacts Secretariado do Curso de Erasmus Mundus MEDfOR A C do Professor José Guilherme Calvão Borges Other related Links Center for International

    Original URL path: http://www.medfor.eu/universities/ktu/second-year/PlantDivManag (2015-12-29)
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  • Forest fires: ecology, modeling and management –ORM7274 | MEDfOR
    Year Karadeniz Practical Information Contacts Forest fires ecology modeling and management ORM7274 Institution KTU MEDfOR 30 ECTS specialization sub programme Ecosystem based multiuse forest management planning in Med forests the case of Forest Dynamics Fires Biodiversity and GIS Semester Course 1st 2nd 3rd x Credits 7 5 ECTS Prerequisites Forest Fires 6 ECTS or override permit by the lecturer Lecturers Ertuğrul BİLGİLİ Web Site http katalog ktu edu tr DersBilgiPaketi course aspx pid 271 lang 2 dbid 19002 Objectives To acquaint the students with the underlying principles in resource management in the face of fires and difficulties encountered in the integration of fire concerns into management planning Programme topics 1 Fire management 2 Fuel type modeling 3 Temporal and spatial analysis of forest fires 4 Post forest fire ecology 5 Integration of fires into forest management plans 6 Fire danger rating system 7 Future uncertainties 8 Case study Mediterranean Pinus brutia forests Assessment Course requirements include a written midterm exam 30 term projects presentation performance and oral exam 20 and a written final exam 50 Contacts Secretariado do Curso de Erasmus Mundus MEDfOR A C do Professor José Guilherme Calvão Borges Other related Links Center for International Forestry Research http

    Original URL path: http://www.medfor.eu/universities/ktu/second-year/ForFiresEcolModlMan (2015-12-29)
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