914049 Statistical growth models (in Eng.)


Art
Vorlesung
Semesterstunden
2
Vortragende/r (Mitwirkende/r)
Vospernik, Sonja
Organisation
Angeboten im Semester
Wintersemester 2021/22
Unterrichts-/ Lehrsprachen
Englisch

Lehrinhalt

Models are an abstaction fof reality and can be quantitative or conceptual. Forest growth models include the most important factors of growth which are age, species, density or competition, and damaging agents. They can be parameterized for the stand level, the individual tree level or even for the leaf or cell level. Different statistical techniques can be used to parameterize growth models and they can be implemented as mathematical models or as computer program.

Inhaltliche Voraussetzungen (erwartete Kenntnisse)

Basis knowledge of forest growth and statistics are of advantage

Lehrziel

-Understand processes of forest growth
-Distinguish between different types of growth models
-Name their advantages and disadvantages
-Parameterize models that could be used in a forest growth simulator
-Implement a simple growth model
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