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GRADUATE INSTITUTE of NATURAL and APPLIED SCIENCES / DEPARTMENT of FOREST ENGINEERING / Doctorate
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ORM7162Forest Functions and Determining Man. Goals3+0+0ECTS:7.5
Year / SemesterFall Semester
Level of CourseThird Cycle
Status Elective
DepartmentDEPARTMENT of FOREST ENGINEERING
Prerequisites and co-requisitesNone
Mode of DeliveryFace to face
Contact Hours14 weeks - 3 hours of lectures per week
Lecturer--
Co-LecturerNone
Language of instructionTurkish
Professional practise ( internship ) None
 
The aim of the course:
This course aims to get the student comprehend the fundamental concepts and principal components related to goal establishment phases of decision making, forest enterprise as system classification forest management goals methods to evaluate alternative forest management goals, case studies.
 
Programme OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
PO - 1 : Handle different forest functions like water quality, soil loss, and aesthetics.4,81,3
PO - 2 : Digitizing forest functions related to forest stand parameters.4,104
PO - 3 : Select the management goals of the selected forest enterprise using optimization techniques.64,6
PO - 4 : Show and discuss the outputs of the built models.1,24,6
CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA :Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), PO : Learning Outcome

 
Contents of the Course
Economic, ecological and social values of forests, criteria and indicators of these functions, mapping of these values, functional inventory, implementation of forestry goals, relations between forest functions and forest compositions, and practices of these concepts.
 
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1Introduction to the course
 Week 2economic values of forests
 Week 3social values of forests
 Week 4ecological values of forests
 Week 5criteria and indicators of these functions,
 Week 6 functional inventory,
 Week 7mid term exam 1
 Week 8Mid-term exam
 Week 9mapping of forest functions
 Week 10implementation of forestry goals,
 Week 11practices of these concepts
 Week 12project work -1
 Week 13project work-2
 Week 14project presentaiton
 Week 15term project
 Week 16End-of-term exam
 
Textbook / Material
1Lawrence S. Davis, K. Norman Johnson, Pete Bettinger, and Theodore E. Howard 2002. Forest Management, To Sustain Ecological, Economic, and Social Values, 4th Edition, USA
2Lawrence S. Davis, K. Norman Johnson, Pete Bettinger, and Theodore E. Howard 2002. Forest Management, To Sustain Ecological, Economic, and Social Values, 4th Edition, USA
 
Recommended Reading
1Eraslan İ, ve Eler, Ü., 2003. Orman İşletmelerinin Planlanması ve Denetimi. SDÜ, Isparta
2Eraslan İ, ve Eler, Ü., 2003. Orman İşletmelerinin Planlanması ve Denetimi. SDÜ, Isparta
3Pete Bettinger, K. Boston, JP. Sıry, DL. Grebner 2009. Forest Management and Planning, Elsevier, USA
4Pete Bettinger, K. Boston, JP. Sıry, DL. Grebner 2009. Forest Management and Planning, Elsevier, USA
5William A. Leuschner. 1991, Introduction to Forest Resource Management
6William A. Leuschner. 1991, Introduction to Forest Resource Management
 
Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Mid-term exam 7 04/11/2009 60 30
Project 12
13
9/12/2009
16/12/2009
60 5
Presentation 14 21/12/2009 60 5
Homework/Assignment/Term-paper 15 28/12/2009 60 10
End-of-term exam 16 04/01/2010 60 50
 
Student Work Load and its Distribution
Type of workDuration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term
Proje 5 4 20
Kısa sınav 1 1 1
Total work load21