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Course Unit Title : Current Issues in Forestry
Course Unit Code : 01ORM5178
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : 1
Semester : 1.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) :
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : 1. understanding of recent trends in forestry
2. developing solutions for recent environmental and forestry problem
3. understanding of the relationship between global warming-climate change and forestry
4. understanding of the alternative solutions for climate change and desertification
5. understanding of certification in forestry
6. understanding of biodiversity
7. understanding of energy forestry and industrial plantations
8. understanding of restoration on degraded lands
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Recent subjects in forestry and related environmental sciences (global warming, climate change, certification, erosion, desertification, environmental pollution, biodiversity, intensive forestry, ecological restoration)
Languages of Instruction : Turkish-English
Course Goals : 1. to introduce recent subjects and trends in forestry
2. to examine environmental and forestry issues in national and international levels
Course Aims : To teach recent issues in forestry
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : This course doesn?t have a textbook, but variety of books and articles are used during the semester
Additional Resources : 1. Çepel, N. 2008. Ekolojik sorunlar ve çözümleri, TÜBİTAK yayınları, Ankara.
2. Anonymous, 2003. State of Europe?s Forests. The MCPFE Report on Sustainable Forest Management in Europe, Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe, Vienna
3. FAO, 2009. Global forest resource assessment, FAO, Rome
4. OGM 2006. Orman Varlığımız. Orman Genel Müdürlüğü, Ankara.
5. ÇOB 2005. Çölleşme İle Mücadele Ulusal Eylem Planı. Çevre Ve Orman Bakanlığı, Ankara.
6. ÇOB 20004. Ulusal Ormancılık programı. Çevre Ve Orman Bakanlığı, Ankara.
7. OGM. 2009. Türkiye?de odunsu biyokütleden temiz enerji üretimi. Orman Genel Müdürlüğü, Ankara.
8. ÇOB 2002. İklim Değişikliği. Çevre Ve Orman Bakanlığı, Ankara.
Material Sharing
Documents :
Assignments :
Exams :
Additional Material :
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 3 42  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 4 56  
Homeworks :
1 40 40  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 10 10  
Finals :
1 20 20  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
168  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 100
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
0 0
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
100
The ratio of the term to success :
40
The ratio of final to success :
60
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Recent trends in forestry, national and international processes
 
2 World forest resources
 
3 Global warming and climate change
 
4 Climate change - forestry relationship
 
5 Certification in forestry
 
6 Certification in forestry
 
7 Desertification
 
8 Desertification-forestry relationship
 
9 Biodiversity
 
10 Biodiversity-forestry relationship
 
11 Energy forestry and industrial plantations
 
12 Energy forestry and industrial plantations
 
13 Restoration ecology - restoring degraded lands
 
14 General review