Semester Course: 3rd 
Credits: 6 ECTS
Lecturers: José Guilherme Calvão Borges
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  1. Objectives:
    • To be exposed and explore specific methods and tools that are of interest to the individual student.
    • To develop a more in-depth understanding of modeling tools from operations research that can be applied to the student’s area of interest or expertise.
    • To better understand how information from the student’s area of expertise can be utilized in decision-making analyses for forest management.
    • To acquire competences for conducting and communicating research in this field.
  2. Programme topics:
    1. Mediterranean forest management planning research problems and strategies
    2. Research methods and problem analysis in Mediterranean forest resources management planning
    3. Interpretation of results. Research reporting.
    4. Writing a paper in this field.
  3. Assessment:
    Course requirements include the presentation of a class project (100%).