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ORM7473Assesment and Planing in Afforestation3+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. Deniz GÜNEY
Co-LecturerAssoc. Prof. Ibrahim TURNA
Language of instructionTurkish
Professional practise ( internship ) None
 
The aim of the course:
The course aims to provide the students with a general knowledge of field etude methods, to help them use their knowledge to understand how a afforestation project prepared.
 
Programme OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
PO - 1 : get the general knowledge of field etude methods2,3,6,81,
PO - 2 : evaluate obtained data in afforestation and erosion control projects.2,3,6,81,
PO - 3 : prepare and present afforestation and erosion control projects.2,3,6,81,
PO - 4 : apply field preparation methods.2,3,6,81,
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
Definition of afforestation and afforestation types, Importance of afforestation, Assessment of side quality, Assessment of environmental vegetation, Assessment of species choice, Ecological sufficiency, Land classification, Planing of afforestation, Division of afforestation area, Mixture type and ratio, Seed and seedling material, Soil improvement, Determination of afforestation technique, Care of regeneration, protection measures.
 
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1Introduction, Basic information
 Week 2Workings before application in afforerastation, workings before assesment, classification of area
 Week 3Office Workings, documents about the afforestation area, process for assesment
 Week 4Assesment workings in afforestation area, location, climate and soil assesments
 Week 5Assesment of vegetation and environment
 Week 6Office workings after assesment, process for preparing maps
 Week 7Preparing of soil map, evaluation of data
 Week 8Mid-term exam
 Week 9Deciding future organisation process in afforestation area
 Week 10Planning future workings, type of ground cover, cutting ground closure, selectine of machine
 Week 11Choosing tree sprecies, determining mixture ratio, determining sowing and planting areas
 Week 12Marking road network and other facilities on maps
 Week 13Calculating project costs, preparing projects in respect of contents of project
 Week 14Critical view on made afforestation project-I
 Week 15Critical view on made afforestation project-II
 Week 16End-of-term exam
 
Textbook / Material
1Üçler, A.Ö., Turna, İ. 2006; Ağaçlandırma Tekniği, KTÜ OF Yayın No: 85, Trabzon.
2Üçler, A.Ö., Turna, İ. 2006; Ağaçlandırma Tekniği, KTÜ OF Yayın No: 85, Trabzon.
 
Recommended Reading
1Anonim, Ağaçlandırma ve Erozyon Kontrol Genel Müdürlüğü Proje Hazırlanması İle İlgili Tamimler.
2Anonim, Ağaçlandırma ve Erozyon Kontrol Genel Müdürlüğü Proje Hazırlanması İle İlgili Tamimler.
 
Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Mid-term exam 8 28/03/2011 2 30
Project 14
15
10/05/2011
17/05/2011
1 10
Presentation 14
15
10/05/2011
17/05/2011
1 10
End-of-term exam 16 23/05/2011 2 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 3 14 42
Arasınav için hazırlık 2 7 14
Arasınav 2 1 2
Ödev 3 12 36
Proje 3 10 30
Dönem sonu sınavı için hazırlık 2 9 18
Dönem sonu sınavı 2 1 2
Diğer 1 2 7 14
Total work load200