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ORML7402Silviculture in Protected Forest Areas3+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 aim of the course is to provide the necessity of the silvicultural precautions in protected forest areas and how to make silvicultural synthesis according to nature protection philosophy
 
Programme OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
PO - 1 : make decision about the necessity of the silviculture treatments in protected areas1,2,3,41
PO - 2 : make habitat analysis in collecting data for silvicultural decision1,2,3,43
PO - 3 : determine the priority of the silvicultural treatments1,2,3,41,3
PO - 4 : make decision about the supplementary precautions supported silviculture1,5,6,111
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
Protected forest areas, necessity of the silviculture in protected areas, habitat analyse in collecting data for silvicultural decision, functional values of forest areas, hemeroby degree, estimating development in anthropogenic forest areas, risk areas, affected stand development and stability risk, core zone, development (tending) zone, silvicultural precautions and their priority, supplementary precautions supported silviculture
 
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1Protected forest areas
 Week 2necessity of the silviculture in protected areas
 Week 3habitat analysis in collecting data for silvicultural decision
 Week 4functional values of forest areas, hemeroby degree
 Week 5estimating development in anthropogenic forest areas
 Week 6risk areas, affected stand development and stability risk
 Week 7core zone
 Week 8Development (tending) zone
 Week 9Mid-term exam
 Week 10silvicultural precautions
 Week 11silvicultural precautions and their priority
 Week 12supplementary precautions supported silviculture
 Week 13Analysis and synthesis in development of silvicultural systems
 Week 14Application possibilities
 Week 15Argument on a synthesis developed on a protected forest area
 Week 16Final exam
 
Textbook / Material
1Çolak, Alper Hüseyin, 2001, Ormanda Doğa Koruma, Milli Parklar ve Av Yaban Hayatı Genel Müdürlüğü, Ankara
2Çolak, Alper Hüseyin, 2001, Ormanda Doğa Koruma, Milli Parklar ve Av Yaban Hayatı Genel Müdürlüğü, Ankara
3Genç, Musa, 2006, Silvikültürel Uygulamalar, SDÜ Orman Fakültesi yayınları No:68, Isparta
4Genç, Musa, 2006, Silvikültürel Uygulamalar, SDÜ Orman Fakültesi yayınları No:68, Isparta
 
Recommended Reading
 
Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Mid-term exam 9 10/04/2017 1 30
Homework/Assignment/Term-paper 12 22/05/2017 20 20
End-of-term exam 16 29/05/2017 1,5 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 2.5 14 35
Sınıf dışı çalışma 5 14 70
Ödev 5 4 20
Dönem sonu sınavı için hazırlık 5 1 5
Dönem sonu sınavı 1 1 1
Total work load131