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ORM7401Stand Dynamics in High Mount. For.3+0+0ECTS:7.5
Year / SemesterSpring 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
LecturerProf. Dr. Zafer YÜCESAN
Co-LecturerNone
Language of instructionTurkish
Professional practise ( internship ) None
 
The aim of the course:
The course aims to provide the students with a general knowledge of treeline and timberline, to enable them to understand the characteristics high mountain forests, to help them use their knowledge to understand the ecological factors on the forest formations of high mountain areas.
 
Programme OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
PO - 1 : summarize the concept of high mountain forest1,75,
PO - 2 : determine the stand structures of high mountain forests 1,45,
PO - 3 : summarize the stand dynamics of high mountain forests1,4,115,
PO - 4 : make comment about the silvicultural treatments in high mountain forests2,35,
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
Conceptual outlines of the high mountain forests, functional structures, priority of the functional structures, differences between timberline, treeline and interior forest stand structures, even-aged and uneven-aged stand structures, primer and secondary forest structures, stand stability, stand value.
 
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1General information, alpin and subalpin borders in high mountain forests
 Week 2Formation and improvement in high mountain forests
 Week 3Functions of high mountain forests
 Week 4Ecological and silvicultural basis in high mountain forests
 Week 5Detecting stand structure
 Week 6Even-Aged and Uneven-Aged stand structure
 Week 7Calculation of stand value
 Week 8Determining stand stability
 Week 9Mid-term exam
 Week 10Determining natural regeneration and ecological factors
 Week 11Evaluations about stand diameter, height and age distribution characteristics
 Week 12Assessments about the stand structure by stand profiles
 Week 13Assessment of some results about the stand value
 Week 14Assessment of some results about the stand stability
 Week 15Assessment of the stand dynamics in Turkish high mountain forest areas
 Week 16End-of-term exam
 
Textbook / Material
1Yücesan, Z., 2006, Çamlıhemşin-Fırtına Vadisi Yüksek Dağlık Alanlardaki Saf ve Karışık Ormanların Meşcere Dinamiklerinin Analizi, KTÜ Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Doktora Tezi, Trabzon.
2Yücesan, Z., 2006, Çamlıhemşin-Fırtına Vadisi Yüksek Dağlık Alanlardaki Saf ve Karışık Ormanların Meşcere Dinamiklerinin Analizi, KTÜ Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Doktora Tezi, Trabzon.
 
Recommended Reading
1Çolak, A.H., Pitterle, A., 1999, Yüksek Dağ Silvikültürü, OGEM-VAK yayınları, ISBN: 975-93943-0-8,İstanbul.
2Çolak, A.H., Pitterle, A., 1999, Yüksek Dağ Silvikültürü, OGEM-VAK yayınları, ISBN: 975-93943-0-8,İstanbul.
 
Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Presentation 14 31/12/2021 1 30
Homework/Assignment/Term-paper 15 07/01/2022 20
End-of-term exam 16 14/01/2022 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 5 14 70
Laboratuar çalışması 0 0 0
Arasınav için hazırlık 6 7 42
Arasınav 2 1 2
Uygulama 0 0 0
Klinik Uygulama 0 0 0
Ödev 2 14 28
Proje 0 0 0
Kısa sınav 0 0 0
Dönem sonu sınavı için hazırlık 6 7 42
Dönem sonu sınavı 1 1 1
Diğer 1 0 0 0
Diğer 2 0 0 0
Total work load227