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Course Unit Title : Ecology
Course Unit Code : SUM205
Type of Course Unit : Compulsory
Level of Course Unit : First Cycle
Year of Study : 2
Semester : 3.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 4,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : 1.Physical, chemical and biological characteristics of water resources, ecological relationships formed from these sources, the management of this relationship and this relationship to know how they affect water products
2.Biology and basic taxonomy of the species and populations living in water resources, identification of life cycles, to know ecological relationships, reproduction, nutrition, migration characteristics, distribution and habitat preferences
10.Quality of water resources and pollution, protection, control, sustainable management of resources to do their work
13.Fisheries-related institutional organizations, the applicable legislation and the practical applications of this legislation
14.Aquaculture business management and organizational issues, research, farming, fishing, processing, preservation in the context of marketing consulting, engineering and management able to make responsible.
15.Having written and oral communication proficiency, can be interpreter thinkable, and the obtained results can be analyzed, can transmit information to others thoughts and observations, to generate alternative solutions to problems
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : The scope, aims and historical development of ecology, Ecological factors and their effects, Autoecology, Population Ecology, Synecology Community and Ecosysyem Ecology, Ecosystems and their characteristics, Applied Ecology, Relations with Ecology and Fisheries Engineering.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish-English
Course Goals : 1. To teach the topics of ecology and ecological approachs to Fisheries engineers.
2. To teach of using ecologic principles and models for fisheries engineering applications and solving environmental problems.
Course Aims : To give an understanding of ecological topics and ecosystem functioning relation between environmental problems and ecology, ecologic approach to solve opf environmental problems. To use ecologic principles for fisheries engineering topics, able to make ecologic modelling , To give ecologic knowledge and skills in general and topic specific manner, to add ability to solve ecologic problems.
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : Kocataş, A., (1997). Ekoloji ( Çevre Biyolojisi), Ege Üni. Su Ürün. Fak., İzmir.

Additional Resources : Demirsoy, A. (1999) Genel ve Türkiye Zoocoğrafyası, Meteksan, Ankara.
Odum,E.P., Barret, G. W., 2008 Fundamentals of Ecology. (5. Ed.) Ekolojinin Temel İlkeleri ( Çev. Ed. K. Işık) Palme yayınları Ankara, XXI+598 s.

Material Sharing
Documents : Ecosystem investigation and evaluation form (6 p.)
Assignments : An assigment are given to every student on his/her hometown's localised in situ ecosystem investigation, taking fotos, preparing list and maps of flora and fauna, evaluation of given ecosystem wrtinig a report and presentation it for regarding
Exams : 1. Midterm exam
2. Final exam
Additional Material : No
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 2 28  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 3 42  
Homeworks :
1 15 15  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 10 10  
Finals :
1 15 15  
Workload Hour (30) :
Total Work Charge / Hour :
Course's ECTS Credit :
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 60
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
1 40
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
The ratio of the term to success :
The ratio of final to success :
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Definition, Importance and Historical Development
  Study Materials: no
2 Earth and its Evolution, Formation and Evolution of the atmosphere and water globes
  Study Materials: no
3 Beginning of Life, Evolution, Natural Selection and and Formation of Species
  Study Materials: no
4 Ecology's Basic Concepts and Theories
  Study Materials: considerations on mid term project rules, aims and scope preparation
5 İnanimate environment factors and effect to Living things
  Study Materials: no
6 The Living Environmental Factors and their Importance
  Study Materials: no
7 Population Ecology
  Study Materials: no
8 Population Growth and Balance of population
  Study Materials: some population parametres
9 The Importance of Population Dynamics in the Explotation of Living Resources
  Study Materials: no
10 Community and its properties
  Study Materials: no
11 Changes in community
  Study Materials: no
12 Ecosystems and ıts properties
  Study Materials: Investigtion of a charctreristic ecosytem around the faculty
13 The functional properties of ecosystem
  Study Materials: no
14 The great ecosystems in te earth
  Study Materials: Writing down the details for investigated ecosystem, some calcualtions and evaluations