912110 Field course on forest site classification and yield sciences + B.S. thesis

Exercise and seminar
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Offered in
Sommersemester 2023
Languages of instruction


Introduction to forest site mapping - methods and concepts. Field exercises in site description and mapping: use of a survey key; deduction of site factors considering the interaction between relief, soil and vegetation (indicator values); measurement of biometric features Deduction of classification criteria for site types Application of the growth series concept ("false time series").

Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Getting acquainted with forest site classification as a basis of forest management. Recognizing the relationship between yield level and site properties.
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