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ORML7542Classification of Old-Growth Forests3+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, Group study, Lab work
Contact Hours14 weeks - 3 hours of lectures per week
LecturerDoç. Dr. Ercan OKTAN
Co-LecturerPROF. DR. ALİ ÖMER ÜÇLER ASSOC. PROF. DR. ZAFER YÜCESAN
Language of instructionTurkish
Professional practise ( internship ) None
 
The aim of the course:
To elucidate classification criteria by performing detailed silvicultural analysis of old-growth forests.
 
Programme OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
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
Basic concepts, definition of old-growth forest, main criteria of old-growth forest, sub criteria of old-growth forest, definition of natural life stages, determination of old-growth forest stages, classification criteria, potential old-growth forest areas in Turkey forests, silvicultural evaluation of applications, silvicultural results and recommendations.
 
Textbook / Material
1Wirth, C., Gleixner, G., Heiman, M., Eds. 2009, Old Growth Forests (Function, Fate and Value), Ecological Studies 207, Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 512 s.
2Wirth, C., Gleixner, G., Heiman, M., Eds. 2009, Old Growth Forests (Function, Fate and Value), Ecological Studies 207, Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 512 s.
 
Recommended Reading
1Çolak, A.H., 2001. Ormanda Doğa Koruma (Kavramlar-Prenspler-Stratejiler-Önlemler), Milli Parklar ve Av-yaban Hayatı Genel Müdürlüğü Yayını, 354 s.
2Çolak, A.H., 2001. Ormanda Doğa Koruma (Kavramlar-Prenspler-Stratejiler-Önlemler), Milli Parklar ve Av-yaban Hayatı Genel Müdürlüğü Yayını, 354 s.
 
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