Learning outcome, core skills:
Understanding of forestry and related industries in Germany.
Important aspects of German Forestry are introduced to foreign students interested in the forest management as practised in Germany as well as the wood-processing industry. Contents are forest management, silviculture, forest utilization, labor science and prozess technology, forest econmics, tree improvement and genetics, forest
inventory and remote sensing (forest management inventories in Germany, the German National Forest Inventory, applications of remote sensing in forestry planning in Germany) The module provides a basic understanding of the forest management in Germany including actual trends and perspectives. It is strongly suggested for foreign students who are going to undertake their project in Germany (Project: 70130 "Managing sustainable forestry systems in Germany"). The module includes various excursions.