912332 Field camp II - concepts and methods of site ecology, forest growth and yield

Project course
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Sanden, Hans , Schume, Helmut , Godbold, Douglas L. , Vospernik, Sonja
Offered in
Sommersemester 2023
Languages of instruction


Examples for ecological peculiarities of mountain sites

Alpine timberline & high elevation afforestation

Field methods for site description

Site classification and mapping in mountainous areas

Field methods of forest inventories

The growth series concept

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Students understand the principles of forest growth and temperature restricted growth on high alpine sites

Students understand ecological processes in high elevations

Students are able to classify and map forest sites

Students are able to plan, conduct, analyse and interpret a forest growth field experiment and relate it results of forest site classification

Students are able to discuss advantages and disadvantages for high elevation afforestations
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.