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GroupR604M14S/Degree Programme in Forestry (Rovaniemi)
Study unitR604M21A Special Features of Using Northern Nature, 5.00 ECTS credits, 133 h
The Possibilities of Northern Regions
UnitRantavitikka (Jokiväylä 11) Rovaniemi
Time of implementationAutumn1/2016-2017, Autumn2/2016-2017
Responsible teacherSaraniemi Jouko
Other teachersLajunen-Tuokko Ulla, Soppela Jussi
Status of implementationFinished

Description status Ready
Language of instruction Finnish
Starting and ending dates01.08.2016 - 31.12.2016
Minimum number of participants  
Maximum number of participants  
Enrolment period15.04.2016 - 15.05.2016
Implementation method
Virtuality 0 ECTS credits
R&D integration 1 ECTS credits
Resit dates of the exam
Koulutuksen aikataulu (www-linkki)
Description language English 

Pedagogical arrangements:

Lectures and 5 day excursion to Finnish Lapland introducing northern sources of livelihood and special features of northern forest management.

Guidelines to organize elk hunting safely; regulations and practical arrangements implemented with Finnish students in organized hunting event


The student will be introduced to the challenges and conflict management in the usage of northern nature between different stakeholders. He/she will get oriented with the ecological and socioeconomic features of forest management and silviculture in northern Finland and especially in the northernmost part of the area.

The theme will be focused on both high areas as well as on protected forests and forest border questions. He/she knows the main principles of silviculture and usage of protected areas and wilderness forests.

The student will get orientated with safe elk hunting arrangements according to the law and safety regulations concerned.

Assessment criteria  
Pedagogical arrangements