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ORM7181The Methods of Forest Inventory3+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. Nuray MISIR
Co-LecturerAssoc. Prof. Dr. Nuray MISIR
Language of instructionTurkish
Professional practise ( internship ) None
 
The aim of the course:
The objective of this course is to obtain qualitative and quantitative information about forest resources at a specified point in time and a reasonable cost.
 
Programme OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
PO - 1 : Design an appropriate sampling methods1,2,41,3
PO - 2 : Analyze the models output.1,2,31,3
PO - 3 : Compare the alternative inventory methods.3,4,51,3
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
National forest inventory, Regional forest inventory, Management forest inventory, Multi resource forest inventory, Sampling methods used in forest inventory ( simple random , systematic sampling, stratified sampling, cluster samling, double sampling, point sampling) , Optimization of forest inventory
 
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1Sampling Units, Plot Shape, Plot Size
 Week 2Simple Random Sampling
 Week 3Point Sampling, Basic Principle, Choice of Basal Area Factor, Efficiancy of Point Sampling
 Week 4Stratified Random Sampling, Allocation Methods, Block Sampling
 Week 5Regression Estimators, Ratio Estimators
 Week 6Double Sampling for Regression Estimators, Double Sampling for Stratification
 Week 7Cluster Sampling, Definations, Estimators
 Week 8List Sampling
 Week 9Mid-term exam
 Week 103P Sampling
 Week 11Systematic Sampling
 Week 12Sampling with Partial Replacement
 Week 13Adaptive Cluster Sampling
 Week 14National Forest Inventory
 Week 15Completing of lacking
 Week 16End-of-term exam
 
Textbook / Material
1A. Kangas, M. Maltamo, 2006, Forest Inventory: Methodology and Applications, Springer, The Netherlands
2A. Kangas, M. Maltamo, 2006, Forest Inventory: Methodology and Applications, Springer, The Netherlands
 
Recommended Reading
1Cochran,W.G.,1977, Sampling Techniques, 3 nd Edition, Wiley, New York
2Cochran,W.G.,1977, Sampling Techniques, 3 nd Edition, Wiley, New York
 
Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Mid-term exam 9 2021 3 30
In-term studies (second mid-term exam) 12 2021 3 20
End-of-term exam 16 2022 3 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 6 14 84
Arasınav için hazırlık 3 6 18
Arasınav 3 2 6
Dönem sonu sınavı için hazırlık 6 5 30
Dönem sonu sınavı 3 1 3
Total work load183