Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) Toolbox

Tool Details

Data management in a national forest inventory

Year of publication 2023
This course provides an overview of information gathering and data management for national forest inventories (NFI). This course is primarily intended for people who are involved in NFIs but can be taken by anyone with an interest in the subject. Specifically, this course targets: Decision-makers planning investments for implementing NFIs; Data managers and NFI team leaders; Data technicians responsible for data analysis; Youth and new generations of foresters; Students, as curriculum material in forestry schools. In this course you will learn about: Key terminology for database management; The requirements for forest information systems; Data tools for NFIs; How to manage NFI data; Online analytical processing (OLAP).
Type of Tool
Scale of Application
Forest Management Unit, National
Forest Type
All forest types (natural and planted)
Primary Designated Function
Management Responsibility