CBU FOR Master's thesis

The MSc thesis is preferably jointly guided and has a topic that is relevant on both sides of the border. The thesis carries 30 ECTS in all CBU FOR universities:

  • University of Eastern Finland, 30 ECTS (before autumn 2012 40 ECTS)
  • Moscow State Forest University, 30 ECTS
  • Petrozavodsk State University, 30 ECTS
  • Saint Petersburg State Forest Technical University, 30 ECTS

Consult the local CBU FOR coordinators for further information on the requirements in different partner universities.

The Master's thesis at UEF carries 30 ECTS. Master's theses written at UEF School of Forest Sciences can be found at the UEF Library as e-publications.

More information and the forms related to the thesis work at UEF can be found at the School of Forest Sciences Study Community: Master's thesis (login required)

Master's theses at CBU FOR programme

The theses written at UEF can be found as e-publications HERE.

Baral, Yamuna. 2012. Perspective of forestry professionals on bioenergy production in Nepal. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Barrios Becerra, Alejandro. 2019. Usability of satellite data based forest canopy density maps using LiDAR data as reference data for forest fires management purposes. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Botcula, Anna. 2018. Effects of forest management and tree species on the nest carbon balance of forest biomass production and timber utilization in boreal conditions. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

da Silva Reis Prado, Thaís. 2019. Drought sensitivity of silver fir and Scots pine over the 20th century in northern Czech Republic. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Davison, Nicholas. 2016. Implications of reforesting industrial pasture land in Brazil. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Evstishenkov, Nikolai. 2017. Development of short-rotation willow plantation for waterwaste purification: Case Outokumpu. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Gutman, Mariia. 2015. Testing of the Russian version of MOTTIKarelia decision support system. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Hiltunen, Antti. 2015. The effect of cost on planning forest road network with flow accumulation method and graph - a contrastive analysis. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Holubeu, Aliaksandr. 2013. Application of GIS technology for efficient forestry management on example Russian company. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Lopatina, Anna. 2013. Rapid assessment of energy biomass resources using aerial photographs from unmanned aerial vehicles. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Kiss, Katalin. 2014. Forest road quality detection based on Lidar data. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Kolosovskaya, Tatiana. 2017. An analysis of forest management non-conformities in FSC-certified companies operating in Russia. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Kuzmin, Anton. 2012. Application of low-cost unmanned aerial vehicle for individual tree height measurements. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Magliui, Konstantin. 2018. Wood flows and wood balance in Northwest Russia. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Malykhina, Ekaterina. 2017. Comparative analysis of system planning and conducting a sustainable forestry in Finland and on the north-west of Russia. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Maximova, Julia. 2014. Potential opportunities and threats for the Russian forest sector caused by the membership in the world trade organization. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Muñoz Hidalgo, Isabel. 2013. Social safeguards in the context of Ghana's FLEGT-VPA: A case study based on perspectives of key experts and community representatives. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Neshataeva, Elena. 2014. Impact of the EU timber regulation on Russian companies exporting wood and wood based products. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Nousiainen, Mitja. 2019. Helping users find suitable ecosystem service decision support tools - a disaggregative approach. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Palojärvi, Emilia. 2015. Outlook for residential wood construction in Europe - A back casting approach. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Papamatthaiakis, Nikolaos. 2018. Assessment of Igniscum® (Fallopia sachalinensis var. 'Igniscum' and Sida (Sida hermaphrodita) as raw material for pellet production in Finland: cultivation and chemical and physical characteristics, Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Peris Llopis, Marina. 2019. Characterization of forest fires in Eastern Spain - Modelling the proposition of burnt area, Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Pirttilahti, Maria. 2013. Finnish Mechanical Forest Industry SME Perceptions of Export Barriers to Russia, University of Helsinki.

Plevak, Kseniia. 2019. Automatic segmentation of forest stands using sentinel-2 and tandem-x data. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Ren, Lu. 2011. Water resistance of wood-based energy pellets - development of methodology and examples. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Romashkin, Ivan. 2016. The effect of thermal sums gradient on the occurrence of epidemic Ips typographus outbreaks in European part of Russia. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Saramäki, Teemu. 2013. Profitability of forestry in Finland and in Russia. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Schraik, Daniel. 2018. Estimating leaf area index from satellite images in boreal forest using a reflectance model. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Senko, Sergei. 2014. Prospects for Nordic intensive forest management solutions in Karelia. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Serbina, Valeriya. 2018. Optical satellite imagery based canopy cover estimation in tropical dryland forest of Senegal. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Tanke, Aba Samson. 2010. Forest owners perspective and attitude towards bioenergy in Eno and Tuupovaara. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.    

Taskila, Anna. 2019. Forest professionals in the face of climate change. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.    

Thapaliya, Mahesh. 2010. Structure and growth analysis of reed canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea) on mires. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Tináková, Daniela. 2019. Analysis and characteristics of the forest conflicts in Europe. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Trishkin, Maxim. 2011. The analysis of efficiency of forest chip transportation from Russian Karelia to Finland. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Trofimencoff, Natalie. 2012. Pellet production - Establishing the development of the pellet industry in Russia using Canada and Finland as a benchmark. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Ulianova, Kseniia. 2019. Effects of forest management on timber production in Scots pine, Norway spruce and Silver birch stands in Moscow area based on forest ecosystem model simulations.

Vabamäe, Toomas. 2015. Spruce and pine sawnwood import to Estonia: Econometric analysis using times series data. Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.

Voyto, Artur. 2013. Automatic tree species recognition using high resolution remote sensing data from unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland.