Material in Moodle
Finnish Forest Industries web page https://www.forestindustries.fi/
FAO Global Forest Resources Assessment 2015: http://www.fao.org/3/a-i4808e.pdf
Forest certification links:https://www.fsc.org/ and https://pefc.org/certification-services/forest
Global Forest, Paper and Packaging Industry Survey. 2016 Edition Survey of 2015 Results
Lectures, group work and discussions, possible field trip
Active participation, homework tasks 50 % (how many of the homework tasks have been returned, 4 miniexams 29.9., 6.10., 13.10., 27.10.)
Final exam 50 %
01.08.2021 - 08.12.2021
10.06.2021 - 10.09.2021
Arto Nikkilä, Ari Vanamo
Cross-study in the Tampere Universities Community, Degree Programme in Bioproduct and Process Engineering, students who began in 2014-2018
TAMK Main Campus
Final exam on Friday 15.12.
Retake exams in Exam room
24 contact hours
Exam 2 hrs
Self-studying 50 hrs
Introduction to the course and evaluation principles
Finnish forests and forestry + TASK (group work) (different countries´ and regions´ forestry/ forest industry)
Group discussions about different countries forestry and hometasks
Logging site visit -Timber harvesting - will be confirmed later
Timber harvesting in different countries/areas, principles
Wood as raw material for industry and other purposes
Biodiversity and multiple use of forests
Forest legislation and forest certification(FSC/PEFC)
Forests and carbon cycle, climate change and forests
Future expectations and challenges
The student fails the final exam and/or doesn´t return any of the pre-tasks and/or doesn´t pass the small lecture exams and/or is not enough present on the lectures (minimum 12 lecturers/contact times of the total 16 )
The student has basic knowledge of international forestry and forest industry. He/she is very passive during the lectures and doesn´t participate in discussions. Hometasks are only partly done.
The student has achieved quite a lot of information of forestry and forest industry in different parts of the world. He/she knows how forests and forestry differ in different parts of the world, which countries have a lot of forest industry and why, knows where plantation forestry is common and which species are used, he/she is aware of other values of forests and their role in maintaining biodiversity and in carbon cycling. The student is active during lectures and he/she has done most of the homework tasks.
The student has a broad picture of global forests, forests and forest industry. He/she has spent also a lot of own time in searching for information and that is why he/she has a very thorough knowledge of different topics of the course. He/she can combine information from different sources and make own synthesis of various topics. The student is very active during the lectures and he/she has done all homework tasks.