Introduction to the Course (0,5 CFU): Ecology, physiology, ecosystems, glossary.
Tree system processes (0,5 CFU):
spatial and temporal scales, forms of energy, units.
Energy budget (0,5 CFU): definitions, analysis, Bowen ratio, measurement methodologies and instrumentation.
Radiation and its budget, greenhouse effect, net radiation, physics of the radiation, PAR (1 CFU);
heat flux in the soil (0,5 CFU);
latent and sensible heat (0,5 CFU);
carbon budget (0,5 CFU).
Tree systems, structure, functioning, ecosystem services (0,5 CFU).
Lab (2,5 CFU): exercises using Excel, data management, graphics and formulas. Energy and carbon budget analysis and calculations.