Course detail

LCF5871 - Special Topics in Forest Resources

Credit hours

In-class work
per week
per week
6 weeks
60 hours

Demóstenes Ferreira da Silva Filho
Edson José Vidal da Silva

The course aims to offer students qualified and updated training on the different topics highlighted in Forest Resources.

The Program consists of Special Topics within the following items: Analytical chemistry applied to forest products, ecophysiological modeling, forest productivity, forest harvesting techniques, urban silviculture, solid wood products, bioproducts and bioprocesses, forest biomass energy, dendrochronology, preservation of natural ecosystems, tropical forestry and themes of didactic training subjects, writing of scientific articles and several others of current affairs.

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