課程資訊
課程名稱
森林資產管理
Forest Asset Management 
開課學期
102-2 
授課對象
生物資源暨農學院  森林環境暨資源學研究所  
授課教師
張 森 
課號
Forest5039 
課程識別碼
625 U1940 
班次
 
學分
全/半年
半年 
必/選修
選修 
上課時間
星期二5,6,7,8,9(12:20~17:20) 
上課地點
林二 
備註
總人數上限:20人 
Ceiba 課程網頁
http://ceiba.ntu.edu.tw/1022Forest5039_ 
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課程概述

Forest Asset Management is a senior level course devoted to cover the management of forest as an asset primarily for timber production. Both the management of a single stand and that of many stands will be examined. It will focus on the following topics
(1) Arithmetic of compounding and discounting

(2) Principle of marginal analysis
(3) Management of a single stand
A. Even-aged management
a. Determination of rotation age
b. Determination of planting density and rotation age
c. Effect of rotation age on wildlife
B. Uneven-aged management
a. Determination of growing stock and cutting cycle
b. Comparison between even-aged and uneven-aged management
c. Impact of even-aged and uneven-aged management on soil, wildlife, and fishery resources
C: Management of an existing stand
a. Determination of final harvest age of an existing stand
b. Determination of the thinning intensity and the number of years till final harvest

(4) Forest taxation and timber management

(5) Management of many stands: harvest scheduling

(6) A case study of 50 years of management experience at the Harvard Forest

(7) Reforestation management
 

課程目標
The objective of the course is to help student master the skill in
1. Compounding and discounting
2. The application of marginal analysis in input and output decision making.
3. The determination of the optimal rotation age, planting density in even-aged management, and optimal cutting cycle and residual growing stock level in uneven-aged management
4. The determination of optimal thinning intensity and interval
5. Harvest scheduling
6. Managing a reforestation project.
 
課程要求
Attend classes regularly and turn in weekly laboratory assignments. 
預期每週課後學習時數
 
Office Hours
 
參考書目
Davis, L. N. Johnson, T. Howard, and P. Bettinger. 2000. Forest Management 4th Edition. McGraw-Hill.
Bettinger, P., J. Siry, K. Boston, and D. Grebner. 2008. Forest Management and Planning 1st Edition. Academic Press.
Amacher, G., M. Ollikainen, E. Koskela. 2009. Economics of Forest Resources. MIT Press.
 
指定閱讀
待補 
評量方式
(僅供參考)
   
課程進度
週次
日期
單元主題
第1週
2/18  Compounding and discounting 
第3週
3/04  Marginal Analysis 
第4週
3/11  Management of an Even-aged Stand 
第8週
4/08  uneven-aged management 
第10週
4/22  The management of an existing stand: Thinning analysis 
第11週
4/29  spread sheet for thinning analysis 
第12週
5/06  Forest valuation and taxation 
第16週
6/03  50 years of Harvard Forest Management

Forestry and Recreation 
第17週
6/10  Answers to Lab 9