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  • Course | MEDfOR
    Contacts Home Course Course Course Course Course MEDfOR is a two year world class Erasmus Mundus Master Course Programme that answers a call for a coordinated approach throughout the Mediterranean basin to develop reliable information and tools based on sound science and a multidisciplinary approach in order to improve Mediterranean forestry and natural resources management and policy making The MEDfOR emphasis is on educating the leaders of the future generation of engineers managers researchers and teachers involved in Mediterranean forestry and natural resources management MEDfOR equips students with a solid scientific habilitation and the competences for careers in innovative fields of work within the Mediterranean forestry supply chain It will both provide the basis needed for students to pursue academic opportunities e g PhD program and the qualifications needed to fill positions in all Mediterranean forestry supply chain segments e g forestry and natural resources organizations either public or private either national or international 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 Students Association http www ifsa net FAO Forestry http www fao org forestry en IUCN IUCN

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  • Second Year | MEDfOR
    For that purpose it integrates multidisciplinary knowledge on forest models both empirical and process based on forest management planning models both operations research and multiple attribute techniques and on methods to assess and manage wildfire risk ranging from prevention to restoration Technological platforms e g decision support systems to facilitate this integrative approach to Mediterranean forestry are further addressed This specialization is problem driven and it is supported by the analysis of case studies Students will better understand how information from their area of expertise can be utilized to support Mediterranean forest management planning Students will explore models and tools for advanced decision support according to their own area of interest or expertise Students will further acquire competences for conducting and communicating research in this field The specialization is structured into five courses Courses First Semester Mediterranean forest management planning case studies 6 ECTS Wildfires assessing and managing risk from prevention to restoration 6 ECTS Forestry Governance 6 ECTS Natural Resources Management 6 ECTS Remote Sensing and Image Analysis 6 ECTS Forest Models 6 ECTS Applied Forest Models 6 ECTS Students may enroll in one and only one of these two courses 6 ECTS Students must take 5 courses 3

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  • Second Year | MEDfOR
    attending the specialization in Social and Environmental responsibility in Mediterranean forestry will attend the following courses Courses Social Responsibility in Forestry by Public and Private Organizations 6 ECTS Valuation and Assessment of Forest and Environmental Goods and Services 6 ECTS Societal marketing forest certification and other tools 6 ECTS Applied statistics in forest research 6 ECTS Forest policies and conflict management in forestry 6 ECTS Contacts Secretariado do Curso de

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  • First Year | MEDfOR
    five scientific areas of the programme earth sciences ES biology and ecology BE mathematics M forest engineering FE and social and management sciences SMS The design of the sub programme will be made according the applicant interest and with previous academic degree General knowledge about Mediterranean forestry and the management of natural resources in a context of global change will be complemented with a specific local vision based on case studies at field level A multi scale approach will allow the student to develop the skills and competences needed to select any specialization in the second year Courses Design and Analysis of Experiments 5 ECTS Green Engineering in Forest Industries 2 5 ECTS Range resources in the Iberian Peninsula 2 ECTS Wildlife Fish Game Management 5 ECTS Mediterranean Forest Management 5 ECTS Mediterranean Landscape Ecology Planning 5 ECTS Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing 3 ECTS Forest Health 5 ECTS Environmental Impact Asessment in Forestry Operations and Industries 2 5 ECTS Methods and approaches of social research in environmental management 2 ECTS Measurements and control in ecophysiology 3 ECTS Forest Physiology 3 ECTS Mediterranean Forest Products Building with Wood Living with Wood Wood in Transport Packaging Cork 3 ECTS Trends of forestry in a global change context 3 ECTS Biodiversity ecosystem functioning and the provisioning of goods and services under global change 6 ECTS River Rehabilitation and Restoration 2 ECTS Surface Hydrology and Soil Conservation 5 ECTS Techniques and improvement in forest restoration programs 2 ECTS Special topics in Ecology 3 ECTS Special topics in Silviculture 3 ECTS Forestry sector in Catalonia 4 ECTS Cultural and social integration 3 ECTS Catalan for beginners A1 level 3 ECTS Catalan for beginners A2 level 5 ECTS Spanish course for foreigners A1 level 3 5 ECTS Spanish course for foreigners A2 level 3

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  • Second Year | MEDfOR
    coursework is designed to give the learner an in depth understanding of fire ecology and management in different wildland systems Our seminars and discussions about fire management will address issues including fuels management fire management policy restoration and climate change Sound wildland fire management depends upon understanding the ecological social and economic and other factors We will focus on ecological effects of fires on plants animals soil water and wildlife habitat We will highlight fire as an ecological process in wildland ecosystems how to typify and forecast fire effects over time and space There are diverse fire management options and include fire suppression fuels management and education wildland fire use prescribed fire and post fire rehabilitation All of them will be address here We will have a fine long field trip to help in this educational process and field assignments would help students to mature the concepts and solutions Courses Forest Fires in NE Spain 5 ECTS Pastoral uses of Mediterranean forestry surfaces A fire prevention tool 3 ECTS Special topics in effects of fire on soil sciences 3 ECTS Prescribed Fire laboratory 6 ECTS Remote sensing of Forest Fires 3 ECTS Principles of Wildland Fire Science and Management 5

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  • Second Year | MEDfOR
    and stresses that require new forestry strategies Forester need new foundation that allow them to develop forestry strategies to provide goods and services while ecosystems structure and functions are maintained and enhanced Thus the MEDfOR specialization on Adaptive forestry strategies to provide good and services while coping with global change challenge provides methods and foundations that will allow students to apply this advanced knowledge to address and develop these new forestry strategies With this aim this MEDfOR specialization compiles multidisciplinary knowledge on Geo statistical analyses applied to land management concepts and practices focused on Mediterranean forests Forest Entomology and Forest Pathology applied to management conservation and use of Genetic Resources in forest species and the study of new tools for new challenges The specialization covers four courses and a seminar by using practical examples and study cases approach These courses and seminar will be conducted by professors and researchers from University of Valladolid and CIFOR INIA integrated in the Joint Institute on Sustainable Forest Management UVa INIA Courses Silviculture under multifunctional objectives 6 ECTS Genetic resources conservation and Molecular Markers 6 ECTS Forest pest and diseases 6 ECTS Geo Statistical Analysis 6 ECTS Learning by doing in forestry New tools

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  • Second Year | MEDfOR
    Home Universities UT University of Tuscia Second Year UT Introduction Second Year Tuscia Practical Information Contacts Second Year 30 ECTS specialization sub programme at University of Tuscia Italy on Advanced tools for sustainable management of Mediterranean forests The University of Tuscia will provide advanced scientific tools that are relevant for a modern sustainable management of Mediterranean forests that is the focus of the EMMC objectives Main objectives will be to understand and gain familiarity with fundamental issues in forest inventory and geomatics forest ecophysiology forest biotechnology forest tree cropping forest and environmental governance strategies and practical options and to integrate them in the perspective of forest management responses for the mitigation and adaptation to environmental changes under a Mediterranean context Courses Forest biotechnology 6 ECTS Forest ecophysiology 6 ECTS Soil biochemestry 6 ECTS Forest inventory and geomatics PDF 6 ECTS Research support for sustainable forest management PDF 6 ECTS Forest tree cropping PDF 6 ECTS 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 Students Association http www ifsa net FAO Forestry http www fao org forestry en IUCN

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  • First Year | MEDfOR
    Thesis and Works Contacts Home Universities UP University of Padova First Year UP Introduction First Year Second Year Padova Practical Information Contacts First Year 48 ECTS graduate level sub programme at University of Padova UP Padova Italy At UP the MEDfOR 48 ECTS sub program will provide students with courses for a tailored graduate level preparation on Mediterranean forest resources protection and active management The program offered at UP covers a large group of disciplines in natural and social sciences Courses First Semester Management and treatment in mountain and Mediterranean forests 6 ECTS Insect ecology and biodiversity management 6 ECTS Forest policy 6 ECTS Economics of Forest Resources 6 ECTS Second Semester Integrated watershed management 6 ECTS Wildfire and natural disturbance ecology and management 6 ECTS Wildlife conservation and management 6 ECTS Forest pathology and wood alteration 6 ECTS E Learning E LEARNING Research and project development methodology applications 4 ECTS 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 Students Association http www ifsa net FAO Forestry http www fao org forestry en IUCN IUCN International Union for

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