Module 1: oral exam (0-18 / 30) + herbarium with 20 forest species (0-6 / 30) + written descriptive report of a forest population (0-6 / 30). Herbarium and report must be prepared according to the instructions communicated at the beginning of the course and published on Ariel in the teaching material.
a) herbarium: correct classification and knowledge of the ecology and forestry of the species
b) report: correct use of silvicultural terminology, correctness of dendrometric calculations, correctness and quality of maps, quantitative graphs and bibliography, consistency between site and dendrometric characteristics of the forest, its main function and the management recommendation, level of detail of the management recommendation and its compliance with forest regulations.
c) oral questions: knowledge of the main ecological factors, ecosystem services, and management systems of the main forest types of Lombardy; knowledge of silvicultural techniques for hydrogeological protection, forest fire prevention, biodiversity conservation and climate change mitigation.
Module 2: written exam with 10 open questions and short exercises related to basic knowledge of forest management and planning (0-3 / 30 per question).
Evaluation criteria: knowledge and interpretation of the Lombardy forest management and settlement plans; knowledge and correct application of the laws of auxonomy and methods of quantitative forest planning; awareness of the basic elements of forest legislation.
The modules can be tested independently of each other. The final mark is the arithmetic mean of the marks of the two modules, rounded up. The 30 cum laude is worth 33 points.
For students with learning disorders: to take advantage of the facilities provided, you must have communicated your situation to uniMI administration at http://www.unimi.it/studenti/serviziodisabiliedsa.htm
. The person in charge at the Faculty is Prof. Raffaella Zanchi (firstname.lastname@example.org
). In addition, it is suggested to reach out to the teacher during the attendance or during the exam preparation in order to have useful suggestions; in any case it is mandatory to communicate that you intend to take advantage of the compensatory / dispensing tools with adequate early notice (at least 10 days) to the teacher to agree on the examination methods.