Forest ecology and dendrology

Course Code :1001WETBOS
Study domain:Engineering Sciences
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:60
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Roeland Samson
Karen Wuyts

3. Course contents *

This course is an introduction to forestry and wood products. The main focuss is on characteristics, processes and definitions in relation to (i) the knowledge of the characteristics of the most common tree species and wood of the temperate region, and (ii) the forest as ecological system, forest dynamics and forestry.

There will be several excursions organised to some major Belgian forests. Another imporatnt part is oriented towards dendrology.