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Forest Ecology

  • Number of credits 15 Credits

About the course

The course gives in-depth knowledge about the abiotic and biological factors that regulate the structure and function of boreal forests. The course includes: forest vegetation ecology, disturbance dynamics, soil science, mycology, entomology, climatology, conservation of forest biodiversity, excursions to natural and managed forests, inventory methods and an individual work. The course aims to those that will work as teacher, in forestry, nature conservation, sustainable land use, and research.

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Contact persons for the course are:
Kristin Palmqvist, course coordinator