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ORML7462PRECISION FORESTRY TECHNIQUES AND TECHNOLOGIES3+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
LecturerDoç. Dr. Saliha ÜNVER
Co-LecturerProf. Dr. Selçuk GÜMÜŞ
Language of instructionTurkish
Professional practise ( internship ) None
 
The aim of the course:
To offer basic information about precision forestry techniques and technologies and using of these in different forestry operations
 
Programme OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
PO - 1 : Know basic information about precision forestry 1,6
PO - 2 : Know importance, benefits and the target of precision forestry1,6
PO - 3 : Know the main categories of precision forestry1,6
PO - 4 : Know the precision forestry techniques and technologies1,3,6
PO - 5 : Know the application of precision forestry techniques and technologies in different forestry operations1,3,6
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
Identification of precise forestry, The importance and benefits of precision forestry, The goals of precision forestry, Precision forestry main categories, Precision forestry technical and technology classes, Application of precision forestry techniques and technologies used in wood harvesting activities, primer transportation, seconder transportation, forest construction, nursery activities.
 
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1Precision forestry concept, importance and objectives of precision forestry
 Week 2Benefits and objectives of precision forestry
 Week 3The main categories of precision forestry
 Week 4Classification of precision forestry techniques
 Week 5Classification of precision forestry technology
 Week 6Presentation of homework
 Week 7Using of precision forestry techniques
 Week 8Using of precision forestry technologies
 Week 9Mid-term exam
 Week 10The using of precision forestry techniques and technologies in harvesting operations
 Week 11Presentation of homework
 Week 12The using of precision forestry techniques and technologies in primer transportation
 Week 13The using of precision forestry techniques and technologies in seconder transportation, Quizz
 Week 14The using of precision forestry techniques and technologies in the forest construction activities
 Week 15The using of precision forestry techniques and technologies in the nursery
 Week 16Final Exam
 
Textbook / Material
1West, P.V. 2009; Tree and Forest Measurement, SciWest Consulting 16 Windsor Court Goonellabah, NSW 2480 Australia. 191 s.
 
Recommended Reading
1Kovácsová, P., Antalová, M. 2010; Precision Forestry ? Definition And Technologies. ?umarski list br. 11?12, CXXXIV.
 
Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Mid-term exam 9 2 30
Quiz 13 1 20
Presentation 6
11
1
End-of-term exam 16 2 50
 
Student Work Load and its Distribution
Type of workDuration (hours pw)

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