Planning and Management of Protected Areas


Landscape Management

5 ECTS; 3º Ano, 1º Semestre, 15,0 T + 45,0 TP


Not applicable.

The students should have acquired competences on matters related with the management of natural heritage in protected areas and become familiar with the Portuguese legal framework and policies for the safeguard of protected areas.

The classification of protected areas. Natural resources management policies. Land development: the case of protected areas. Management and protection of agro-forest areas. Forest policies and land development. Modelling of agro-forest resources.

Evaluation Methodology
Written test (65%)
Written assignment (35%)

- Tomé, M. (2003). Modelação do crescimento e da produção de povoamentos florestais.. Lisboa: Centro de Estudos Florestais, UTL
- Fabião, A. (2007). A Floresta em Portugal.. Lisboa: Instituto Superior de Agronomia

Method of interaction
Lectures supported by audio-visual resources and practical classes focused on group work and presentations.

Software used in class