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Course Unit Title : Paleoecology
Course Unit Code : 01JEO5114
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) They have a background on significant fossil communities from Cambrian to Recent
2) They make quantitative researches on fossil groups.
3) They have an ability of interpreting sediment characteristics and relationship between fossils and substrate.
4) They can get information on Recent foraminifer?s communities by using quantitative methods.
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Definitions, principals of pale ecology, marine ecosystem, Restricted environmental factors for organisms (substrate, salinity, depth, temperature, Eh, pH etc), Life modes, fossil and fossilization, Otecology; Sinecology; Fossil communities in time from Precambrian to Recent
Languages of Instruction : Turkish-English
Course Goals : 1) It provides the basic information on fossil communities in time from Pre-Cambrian to Recent
2) to teach quantitative values
Course Aims : To present relationship between paleoenvironment and fossils with distinguished examples
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook :
Additional Resources : Ager, D.V. 1963. Principles of Paleoecology. McGraw-Hill, 352p.
Gökçen, N. 1993. Paleobiyolojik Ortamlar. Dokuz Eylül Üniv. Müh. Fak. Yayınları, no.231. 120s.
Görmüş, M. 1994. Hekimhan Yöresinde (KB Malatya, Türkiye) Geç Kampaniyen-Maastrihtiyen yaşlı Tohma Resifleriyle ilişkili Fasiyes-Organizma (Foraminifer) Dağılımı. Doğa Yerbilimleri Dergisi, 3 (1), 1-15, Ankara.
Görmüş, M., 1996. Foraminiferler ile fosilleşme analizine bir örnek: Isparta dolayları Kretase-Tersiyer istifleri. Çukurova University Geosound 28, 103-124.
Görmüş M, and Meriç E. 2000. Unusual forms of orbitoidal foraminifera in the Maastrichtian of Turkey. Cretaceous Research 21, 801-812.
Reading, H.G., 1978. Sedimantary Environments and Facies, Blackwell Scientific Publications, 557p. ISBN: 0.632.00435-
Mc.Kerrow, W.S. 1978. The ecology of fossils. Redwood Burn Ltd, Trowbridge and Esher, ISBN: 0.7156.0944.0, 384p. (http://www.scotese.com/K/t.htm).
Material Sharing
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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 3 42  
Homeworks :
4 5 20  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
2 5 10  
Visas :
1 25 25  
Finals :
1 35 35  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
174  
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 Introduction; Definitions, principals of pale ecology, marine ecosystem
  Study Materials: Lecture notes and related references indicated in additional reseources
2 Restricted environmental factors for organisms (substrate, salinity, depth, temperature, Eh, pH etc)
  Study Materials: Lecture notes and related references indicated in additional reseources
3 Life modes, fossil and fossilization
  Study Materials: Lecture notes and related references indicated in additional reseources
4 Otecology; Sinecology;
  Study Materials: Lecture notes and related references indicated in additional reseources
5 Fossil communities in time from Precambrian to Recent, general characteristics.
  Study Materials: Lecture notes and related references indicated in additional reseources
6 Paleozoic and its paleoenvironments, paleobiogeography
  Study Materials: Lecture notes and related references indicated in additional reseources
7 Mesozoic and its paleoenvironments, paleobiogeography
  Study Materials: Lecture notes and related references indicated in additional reseources
8 Senozoic and its paleoenvironments, paleobiogeography
  Study Materials: Lecture notes and related references indicated in additional reseources
9 Taphonomy and distinguished examples
  Study Materials: Lecture notes and related references indicated in additional reseources
10 Distinguished examples of relationship between fossils and paleoenvironment
  Study Materials: Lecture notes and related references indicated in additional reseources
11 Relationship between fossils and paleoenvironment, substrate, tectonism and stratigraphy
  Study Materials: Lecture notes and related references indicated in additional reseources
12 Foraminifera and quantitative Works for environments
  Study Materials: Görmüş, 1990
13 Recent Foraminifera and quantitative Works for environments
  Study Materials: Lecture notes and related references indicated in additional reseources
14 General Assignment
  Study Materials: Lecture notes and related references indicated in additional reseources