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ORM7281The Economics of Natural Res. and Env.3+0+0ECTS:7.5
Year / SemesterSpring Semester
Level of CourseThird Cycle
Status Elective
DepartmentDEPARTMENT of FOREST ENGINEERING
Prerequisites and co-requisitesNone
Mode of Delivery
Contact Hours14 weeks - 3 hours of lectures per week
LecturerProf. Dr. Devlet TOKSOY
Co-LecturerAssoc. Prof. Mahmut M. BAYRAMOĞLU
Language of instructionTurkish
Professional practise ( internship ) None
 
The aim of the course:
The aim of this course is practical, social, economic, scientific principles to plan, perform and providing knowledge and skills for evaluate and sustainable natural resource management projects and programs.
 
Programme OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
PO - 1 : describe the natural resources and environment.2,3,4,121,3
PO - 2 : explain the interactive relations against the natural resources and human2,3,4,121,3
PO - 3 : use and edit these interactive relations to solve the problems.2,3,4,121,3
PO - 4 : understand the natural resources and their important for the Turkey.2,3,4,121,3
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
General ecosystem, natural resources and environment, classification of resources, human and natural resource relations, environmental issues, approaches to pollution control, social and legal approaches to solve environmental problems, examination of the direction of sustainable use of natural resources.
 
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1Ecology, natural resources and environment
 Week 2classification of resources
 Week 3human and natural resources,
 Week 4natural economic regions,
 Week 5supply and demand of natural resources
 Week 6Relationship between the economic system and environmental pollution
 Week 7pollution economics and economics investments for pollution control
 Week 8Mid-term exam
 Week 9economic, social and legal approaches for solving the natural reseorces and environmental pollutions and measurements of the costs and benefits of these instruments and determination of social discount rate
 Week 10economic, social and legal approaches for solving the natural reseorces and environmental pollutions and measurements of the costs and benefits of these instruments and determination of social discount rate
 Week 11evaluation of natural resources development investment from the viewpoint of sustainable development
 Week 12evaluation of natural resources development investment from the viewpoint of sustainable development
 Week 13Midterm
 Week 14Environmental problems in Turkey
 Week 15Traditional and renewable energy sources
 Week 16End-of-term exam
 
Textbook / Material
1Özsabuncuoğlu, İ.H, Uğur, A.A., 2005, Doğal Kaynaklar Ekonomi, Yönetim ve Politika, İmaj Yayınevi, Ankara.
2Özsabuncuoğlu, İ.H, Uğur, A.A., 2005, Doğal Kaynaklar Ekonomi, Yönetim ve Politika, İmaj Yayınevi, Ankara.
 
Recommended Reading
1Doğanay, H., 2002, Doğal Kaynaklar, Aktif Yayınevi, Erzurum.
2Doğanay, H., 2002, Doğal Kaynaklar, Aktif Yayınevi, Erzurum.
 
Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Mid-term exam 8 04/04/2016 1 30
In-term studies (second mid-term exam) 13 05/05/2016 1 20
End-of-term exam 16 24/05/2016 1 50
 
Student Work Load and its Distribution
Type of workDuration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term
Yüz yüze eğitim 3 14 42
Sınıf dışı çalışma 3 13 39
Arasınav için hazırlık 3 5 15
Arasınav 1 1 1
Ödev 3 10 30
Proje 3 10 30
Dönem sonu sınavı için hazırlık 4 11 44
Dönem sonu sınavı 1 1 1
Total work load202