701-0559-00L  Seminar for Bachelor Students: Forest and Landscape

SemesterAutumn Semester 2019
LecturersH. Bugmann, M. Lévesque, E. Lieberherr
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman

AbstractInterdisciplinary seminar on forest and landscape issues with particular emphasis on the key processes shaping the development of forest ecosystems and landscapes.
Objective- To analyze scientific original articles and other complex materials critically and to present the results in an understandable way.
- To understand selected processes, cases and methods related to forest and landscape issues.
- To be able to analyze problems related to forest ecosystems and landscape from the viewpoint of various disciplines.
ContentBiological, ecological, physical and technical processes with impacts on the community, ecosystem and landscape scale. Social processes and institutions with relation to land use. Products and services of forest ecosystems and landscapes. Forest management systems. The contributions will be organized around topical clusters.
Lecture notesNo script available.
LiteratureLiterature references will be provided by the lecturers.
Prerequisites / NoticeThe credits are assigned if the following requirements are met

a) independent literature research on the topic and use of these references for the presentation
b) oral presentation of the topic (15-20 min + discussion)
c) assessment of another topic ("Korreferat", 5 min, will be assigned)

The presentations can be made in German or English.
We expect a regular and active participation.