Information Package / Course Catalogue
Environmental Modeling in Landscape Planning
Course Code: ZPM535
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

Description of the environmental modelling techniques in landscape analysis and the context of current methods. Transmission of theory of integration of the modelling outputs into landscape planning and management policies.

Course Content

Revision of the techniques in data processing and coversion applied to modelling applications Identifiying different environmental modelling approaches

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Having knowledge about modeling techniques used for different scales in landscape analysis and current methods
2.learns the context of environmental modelling techniques
3.learns the logic of environmental modellling
4.to be able to apply environmental modelling techniques
5.to be able to create scenarious for future in landscape planning
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Agarwal, C., Green, G.M., Grove, J.M., Evans, T.P. and Schweik, C.M., 2002, A Review and Assessment of Land-Use Change Models: Dynamics of Space, Time, and Human Choice, Gen. Tech. Rep., NE-297, Newton Square, PA (USDA, Forest Service, Northern Research Station).
2.Batty, M., 1981, Urban Models, Quantitative Geography: a British View, Wrigley, N. and Bennett, R. J. (Eds.)): Routledge and Kegan Paul, London,419.
3.Clarke, K.C., Hoppen, S. and Gaydos, L., 1996, “Methods and Techniques for Rigorous Calibartion of a Cellular Automaton Model of Urban Growth”,p://www.ncgia.ucsb.edu/projects/gig/Pub/SLEUTHPapers_Nov24/Clark e_Hoppen_Gaydos_1996.pdf
4.Clarke, K.C., Hoppen, S. and Gaydos, L., 1997, A self-modifying cellular automaton model of historical urbanization in the San Francisco Bay area, Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, 24(2):247–261.
5.EPA, 2000, “Projecting Land-Use Change: A Summary of Models for Assessing the Effects of Community Growth and Change on Land-Use Patterns”, U.S.EPA/600/R-00/098, Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Cincinnati, Ohio, 260p
6.Erdoğan, N., 2011, İzmir ili Örneğinde Peyzaj Değişim Senaryolarına Yönelik Modelleme Yaklaşımı: CLUE-s, Doktora Tezi, Ege Üniversitesi Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Peyzaj Mimarlığı Anabilim Dalı, İzmir, 200s
7.Haase, D. and Schwarz, N., 2009, Simulation Models on Human–Nature Interactions in Urban Landscapes: A Review Including Spatial Economics, System Dynamics, Cellular Automata and Agent-based Approaches, Living Reviews in Landscape Research, 3(2):1-45
8.Lambin, E.F., 2004, Modelling Land-Use Change, 245-254, Environmental Modelling: Finding Simplicity in Complexity, Wainwright, J. and Mulligan, M. (Eds.), John Wiley & Sons, London, 430p
9.Tanrıöver, A.A., 2011, Adana Kentsel Gelişiminin Uzaktan Algılama ve Coğrafi Bilgi Sistemleri Kullanılarak Modellenmesi, Doktora Tezi,Çukurova Üniversitesi Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Peyzaj Mimarlığı Anabilim Dalı, Adana, 203s
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction to course: content, reason, importance, process method and needs.
Week 2 - Theoretical
Introduction to Environmental Modelling
Week 3 - Theoretical
Environmental Modelling Approaches
Week 4 - Theoretical
Environmental Modelling Approaches
Week 5 - Theoretical
Environmental Modelling Approaches
Week 6 - Theoretical
Environmental Modelling in Landscape Planning
Week 7 - Theoretical
Environmental Modelling in Landscape Planning
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Describing model data input requirements
Week 10 - Theoretical
Preparing the data layers required for the model
Week 11 - Theoretical
Scenario creation in environmental modeling
Week 12 - Theoretical
Scenario creation in environmental modeling
Week 13 - Theoretical
Evaluation and interpretation of model outputs
Week 14 - Theoretical
Evaluation and interpretation of model outputs
Week 15 - Theoretical
Evaluation and interpretation of model outputs
Week 16 - Theoretical
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
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