Semester Course: 3rd 
Credits: 5 ECTS
Prerequisites: Prescribed Burning Lab (6 ECTS) and Principles of Wildland Fire Science and Management (6 ECTS) or override permit by the lecturer
Lecturers: Domingo M. Molina & Jose A. Bonet
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  1. Objectives:
    • That those attending the course could be able to:
    • Understand major wildland fire events in NE Spain
    • Understand major wildland fire prevention plans executed NE Spain (in Aragon, Catalonia and Valencia).
    • See the effects of prescribed burning actions in different sites in NE Spain under different fuel model structures
    • See how some wildland fire suppression agencies work.
  2. Programme topics:
    1. Field trip to Central Catalonia – 3 days
    2. Field trip to South Tarragona (Catalonia), SW Aragón and Northern Castellón (Valencia)- 3 days
    3. Field trip to Huesca (N. Aragón). Two days
    4. Field trip to NW Catalonia (Tremp) – 1 day trip
    5. Student presentations
  3. Assessment:
    Course requirements include the presentation of a class summary (10%), a class project- presentation ton peer students (25%), grading in field participation accomplishment (25%) and a final exam (40%).