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1272.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED), 2001  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 22/08/2001   
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FORESTRY STUDIES is the study of establishing, cultivating, harvesting and managing forests.

The main purpose of this narrow field of education is to develop an understanding of sustainable forest management, and the establishment and maintenance of forest farms.

Courses in Narrow Field 0505 Forestry Studies develop skills in:
. assessing current forest resources and estimating future demand
. designing coupes and planning broadscale harvesting operations
. identifying, classifying and measuring trees and forests
. managing post-harvest rehabilitation programmes

This narrow field comprises the following detailed field:

050501  Forestry Studies

050501 Forestry Studies

Forestry Studies is the study of establishing, cultivating, harvesting and managing forests.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. forest cultivation and maintenance
. forest management
. forest mensuration and inventory
. timber harvesting

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