913100 Specialised field trip UBRM - Examples of sustainable forest management in Austria

Field trip
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Leszkovics, Patricia , Klumpp, Raphael Thomas , Jansen, Simon Alexander
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


Visit of forest management units in Austria; demonstration examples; factors determining failure and success of silvicultural strategies. The discussion of real life examples for innovative and/or typical silvicultural concepts shall demonstrate the interactions of owners objectives and interests, biological and technical constraints, and a complex socio-economic decision environment.

Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Students are introduced to challenges, prospects and problems of implementing sustainable forest management concepts in mountain areas. Students should be familiar with basics of natural resource management. No special know how in silviculture is required.
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