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Faculty of Forestry

FOPR: Forest Operations

FOPR 261 (2) Basic Geomatics for Natural Resources
Techniques of measuring and surveying as they are applied in assessing and managing natural resources. [2-2-0]
FOPR 262 (3) Forest Access and Transportation
Introduction to the physical attributes of forest access and transportation and how they best integrate with the objectives of resource sustainability. [2-3-0]
Prerequisite: FOPR 261.
FOPR 264 (4) Geomatics, Forest Access and Transportation
Geomatics, the physical attributes of forest access and transportation and how they best integrate with the objectives of resource sustainability. [2-4-0]
FOPR 362 (3) Forest Harvesting Systems
The mechanics and productivity of a broad range of forest harvesting systems. [3-0-1]
Prerequisite: ECON 101.
Corequisite: FRST 318.
FOPR 388 (3) Analytical Methods in Forest Hydrology
Analytical methods in forest hydrology and their applications in the planning of forest operations with a focus on the hydrologic and hydraulic design procedures for stream crossings. [3-2]
Corequisite: FOPR 262.
FOPR 459 (3) Economics, Contracts, and Finances in Forest Operations
A capstone project-based course with applications of engineering economics, contract preparation, and financial planning in the context of Forest Operations. [2-2]
Prerequisite: FRST 318. Fourth-year standing.
FOPR 464 (3) Forestry Machines
A detailed examination of the performance of heavy trucks used in forestry plus highlights of particular aspects of the performance of hydraulic tracked machines and cable logging machines. [2-2-0]
Prerequisite: FOPR 262.

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