Information Package / Course Catalogue
Vegetation Analyses in Landscape Planning
Course Code: ZPM516
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 8
Objectives of the Course

To introduce landscape architecture with the general overview of vegetation science. Under the scope of landscape analysis, to evaluate the criteria of landscape quality such as naturalness and hemoroby and to teach the use of syntaxonomic indicators for the mapping of vegetation cover

Course Content

Syn-taxonomic indicators, vegetation analysis methods, use of vegetation indicator in study of ecological structure, function of vegetation analysis in determination of anthropogenic effects on natural environment, Synantropic vegetation, vegetation map, Habitat classification systems (CORINE, EUNIS).

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Methods of vegetation analysis
2.Employing vegetation indicator in studying ecological features
3.Functional vegetation analysis in determining anthropogenic impacts on natural environments
4.Synantropic vegetation, vegetation maps
5.The introduction of habitat classification systems (CORINE, EUNIS) and syn-taxonomic indicators
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Akman, Y., Ketenoğlu, O.,1992. Vejetasyon Ekolojisi ve Araştırma Metodları, Ankara Üniversitesi Fen Fakültesi, Ankara
2.CORINE Biotopes manual - Habitats of the European Community, Data specifications Part 2, EUR 12587/3 EN
3.Çetik, A.R., 1973. Vejetasyon bilimi, Ankara Üniversitesi Fen Fakültesi, Ankara.
4.Yılmaz, K.T., Kosztolanyi A., Alphan, A., Çevik, C., Çakan, H., Kapur, S., 2011. Tuz Gölü Lagünü ve Bağlantılı Sulak Alan Ekosisteminde Kıyı Habitatlarının Kısa Dönemli İzlenmesi, TÜBİTAK 108Y329/ÇAYDAG Sonuç Raporu.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Fundamentals of Syn-taxonomy
Week 2 - Theoretical
Syn-taxonomic indicators
Week 3 - Theoretical
Vegetation analysis methods
Week 4 - Theoretical
Quadrat method
Week 5 - Theoretical
Ribbon-line method
Week 6 - Theoretical
Transects and combined methods
Week 7 - Theoretical
Use of plant cover indicator in examining ecological structure
Week 8 - Theoretical
Function of plant cover analysis in determining anthropogenic effects on natural environment
Week 9 - Intermediate Exam
Mid-term exam
Week 10 - Theoretical
Synantropik vejetasyon
Week 11 - Theoretical
Synantropic vegetation
Week 12 - Theoretical
Vegetation maps
Week 13 - Theoretical
Habitat classification systems (CORINE, EUNIS)
Week 14 - Theoretical
Identification of syn-taxonomic indicators in habitat classification
Week 15 - Theoretical
Identification of syn-taxonomic indicators in habitat classification
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory1483154
Midterm Examination120121
Final Examination124125
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)200
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
OÇ-1
5
5
5
OÇ-2
5
5
5
OÇ-3
5
5
5
OÇ-4
5
5
5
OÇ-5
5
5
5
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