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a Ciclo Unico
Scuola di Agraria e Medicina Veterinaria
FOREST SCIENCE - SCIENZE FORESTALI
Insegnamento
REDUCED IMPACT TIMBER HARVESTING
AVP7078780, A.A. 2017/18

Informazioni valide per gli studenti immatricolati nell'A.A. 2017/18

Principali informazioni sull'insegnamento
Corso di studio Corso di laurea magistrale in
FOREST SCIENCE - SCIENZE FORESTALI (Ord. 2017)
AV2091, ordinamento 2017/18, A.A. 2017/18
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Curriculum FOREST AND NATURE FOR THE FUTURE [002LE]
Crediti formativi 6.0
Tipo di valutazione Voto
Denominazione inglese REDUCED IMPACT TIMBER HARVESTING
Sito della struttura didattica http://www.agrariamedicinaveterinaria.unipd.it/
Dipartimento di riferimento Dipartimento di Territorio e Sistemi Agro-Forestali (TeSAF)
Obbligo di frequenza No
Lingua di erogazione INGLESE
Sede LEGNARO (PD)
Corso singolo È possibile iscriversi all'insegnamento come corso singolo
Corso a libera scelta È possibile utilizzare l'insegnamento come corso a libera scelta

Docenti
Responsabile STEFANO GRIGOLATO AGR/09

Mutuazioni
Codice Insegnamento Responsabile Corso
AGO2045171 FOREST OPERATIONS STEFANO GRIGOLATO AV2091

Dettaglio crediti formativi
Tipologia Ambito Disciplinare Settore Scientifico-Disciplinare Crediti
CARATTERIZZANTE Discipline dell'industria del legno AGR/09 6.0

Modalità di erogazione
Periodo di erogazione Primo semestre
Anno di corso I Anno
Modalità di erogazione frontale

Organizzazione della didattica
Tipo ore Crediti Ore di
Corso
Ore Studio
Individuale
Turni
ESERCITAZIONE 3.0 24 51.0 Nessun turno
LEZIONE 3.0 24 51.0 Nessun turno

Calendario
Inizio attività didattiche 02/10/2017
Fine attività didattiche 19/01/2018

Syllabus
Prerequisiti: Basic knowledge of silviculture system and economics of forest resources. Also a basic knowledge on GIS analysis is suggested
Conoscenze e abilita' da acquisire: The students will acquire the basic concepts and practices of forest operation within the context of managing forest resources and ecosystems sustainability.
The students will be able to understand the timber harvesting process and explain interactions between logging, roads and transport systems both in close-to nature forest as in plantation forest. Again the students will be able to understand the linkages between timber harvesting and wood transportation logistic. Also the students will acquire basic concepts to evaluate and synthesize environmental and economic aspects to determine and describe appropriate harvesting technology and mitigating measures to reduce timber harvesting impacts.
Modalita' di esame: The examination consists in a presentation of a case study chosen by the student. The case study structure should include: the description of the logging site including also the aims of the logging operation, the identification of the wood products, the identification of the logging system, the technical and economic analysis and the evaluation of the environmental impacts.
Criteri di valutazione: Students will be evaluated on the ability and the knowledge acquired through the course and on the capacity to apply appropriate methodologies of analysis to the case study.
Contenuti: Cost-efficiency and sustainable forest operation through a reduced impact of forest harvesting means appropriate planning and high capacity to evaluate forest harvesting operations.

The course is subdivided in 3 parts:
Part 1: basic technology knowledge of logging operation and wood transportation
Part 2: basic knowledge to analyse forest operation efficiency
Part 3: basic concepts to evaluate and synthesize environmental aspects of the forest operation
Attivita' di apprendimento previste e metodologie di insegnamento: The course will consist in frontal lectures and in laboratory activities (decision analysis based on spreadsheet models) during which student could analyze technical and operational issues of forest operation.
Some field trips and practical activities are planned in the Alps
Eventuali indicazioni sui materiali di studio: The content of the course is not fully covered by a single text book. The teaching materials is based on: (i) lecture notes, (ii) Scientific papers provided during the lectures, (iii) Technical books.
The lecturing material will be available at https://elearning.unipd.it/scuolaamv/ (Moodle Platform of the Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine School)
The teacher receives students by appointment via e-mail
Office is located at TESAF Department in Agripolis - First Stecca (Prima stecca), third floor, room 59
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