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ORM7390Environ. Impact. Assess. At Forest Roads3+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. Selçuk GÜMÜŞ
Co-LecturerNon
Language of instructionTurkish
Professional practise ( internship ) None
 
The aim of the course:
The course aims to provide the students with a general knowledge on forest road construction practices and their effects on forest areas and natural resources. With the environmentally friendly forest road construction students will able to plan the environmentally road planning and use modern techniques.
 
Programme OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
PO - 1 : definition of forest road construction practices and be able explain its effects on forest ecosistem.1,2,41
PO - 2 : prepare environmentally friendly forest road planning and its application on forested areas.1,2,41,3,5
PO - 3 : apply modern construction techniques in the forest road construction areas.1,3,7,91,3,5
PO - 4 : prepare and present environmentally plan monitoring and controlling of project applications.5,95
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
Determining of possible positive or negative impacts on environment of prepared forest road construction plans, prevent of negative impacts or reducing to minimum level which will not make damage on environment, the measures which will be take, determining and choosing of the place and technological alternatives, monitoring and controlling of project applications.
 
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1Forest roads, road planning and construction works
 Week 2Environmental impact assesment and forestry applications
 Week 3The effects of forest road construction on forest ecosystem
 Week 4Digging methods at forest road construction
 Week 5Soil digging works and environment components
 Week 6Risc's of soil digging works
 Week 7Indicators and definitions
 Week 8EIA method for forest roads
 Week 9 Mid-term exam
 Week 10Data obtain for EIA
 Week 11Mapping of soil, vegetation, atmospher, social and economical conditions, cultural heritage data
 Week 12Desinging of assesment layer in GIS
 Week 13Analysis of planned forest roads EIA results in digital database, quiz
 Week 14Determining and selecting of the optimum forest roads according to EIA
 Week 15Project presentation
 Week 16End-of-term exam
 
Textbook / Material
1Erdaş, O., 1997; Orman Yolları I, KTÜ yayınları, No: 187, Trabzon
2Erdaş, O., 1997; Orman Yolları I, KTÜ yayınları, No: 187, Trabzon
3OGM, 2008; Orman yolları planlaması, yapımı ve bakımı, Orman Genel Müdürlüğü, Tebliğ No: 292, Ankara
4OGM, 2008; Orman yolları planlaması, yapımı ve bakımı, Orman Genel Müdürlüğü, Tebliğ No: 292, Ankara
 
Recommended Reading
1Türkiye Ormancılar Derneği, 1998; Çevresel Etki Değerlendirilmesi, SETA Matbaacılık, Ankara
2Türkiye Ormancılar Derneği, 1998; Çevresel Etki Değerlendirilmesi, SETA Matbaacılık, Ankara
3Gümüş, S., 2003, Üretim, Milli Park ve Yangına Hassas Alanlarda Orman Yol Ağının Coğrafi Bilgi Sistemleri ile Planlanması, Basılmamış Doktora Tezi, KTÜ Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Trabzon
4Gümüş, S., 2003, Üretim, Milli Park ve Yangına Hassas Alanlarda Orman Yol Ağının Coğrafi Bilgi Sistemleri ile Planlanması, Basılmamış Doktora Tezi, KTÜ Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Trabzon
 
Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Mid-term exam 9 15/11/2021 1 30
Homework/Assignment/Term-paper 15 19/12/2021 1 20
End-of-term exam 16 03/01/2022 1 50
 
Student Work Load and its Distribution
Type of workDuration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term
Laboratuar çalışması 0 0 0
Uygulama 0 0 0
Klinik Uygulama 0 0 0
Ödev 7 10 70
Proje 0 0 0
Kısa sınav 1 1 1
Diğer 1 0 0 0
Diğer 2 0 0 0
Total work load71