Information Package / Course Catalogue
Landscape Character Analysis and Evaluation in Landscape Planning
Course Code: ZPM537
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

The aim of this course is to be able to carry out structure-function-change analyzes that explain the interaction between natural and cultural landscapes that form the landscape and their interactions, depending on the landscape characteristics of landscape planning and management studies.

Course Content

The interaction between landscape types and elements that define landscape elements and the function of landscapes and processes, the characterization and change of dynamic landscapes

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to describe the structure of the landscape
2.To be able to analyses natural and cultural resources
3.To be able to determine landscape character type and landscape character fields
4.To be able to analyze the landscape components depending on the cause-effect principle
5.To be able to develope protection and management strategies in landscape planning
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Atik, M., & Ortaçeşme, V. (2010). Peyzaj Karakter Analizi Yöntemi ile Antalya Side Bölgesi Kültürel Peyzajlarının Karakter Analizi. TUBİTAK Projesi (108Y345), Antalya.
2.Bell, S. (2012). Landscape: pattern, perception and process. Routledge.
3.Council, H. (2002). Landscape Character Assessment. Herefordshire Council.
4.Mücher, C. A., Wascher, D. M., Klijn, J. A., Koomen, A. J. M., & Jongman, R. H. G. (2006). A new European Landscape Map as an integrative framework for landscape character assessment.
5.Şahin, Ş., Perçin, H., Kurum, E., Uzun, O., & Bilgili, B. C. (2014). Bölge-alt bölge (il) ölçeğinde peyzaj karakter analizi ve değerlendirmesi ulusal teknik kılavuzu. Müşteri Kurumların TC İçişleri Bakanlığı, TC Çevre ve Şehircilik Bakanlığı ve TC Orman ve Su İşleri Bakanlığı olduğu, TC Ankara Üniversitesinin Yürütücü Kuruluş olduğu ve TÜBİTAK KAMAG, 1007.
6.Wascher, D. M. (2005). European landscape character areas: typologies, cartography and indicators for the assessment of sustainable landscapes (No. 1254). Landscape Europe
7.Tveit, M., Ode, Å., & Fry, G. (2006). Key concepts in a framework for analysing visual landscape character. Landscape research, 31(3), 229-255
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction to course: content, reason, importance, process method and needs.
Week 2 - Theoretical
Landscape inventory
Week 3 - Theoretical
Landscape character analyses: identification and mapping of landscape character types
Week 4 - Theoretical
Landscape character analyses: identification and mapping of landscape character areas
Week 5 - Theoretical
Landscape character analyses: analysing and mapping of landscape function
Week 6 - Theoretical
Landscape character analyses: landscape change analyses
Week 7 - Theoretical
Landscape character analyses: landscape change
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Landscape character assessments and mapping: Landscape components, functions and targets for potentials policies.
Week 10 - Theoretical
Landscape character assessments and mapping: Landscape components, functions and targets for potentials policies.
Week 11 - Theoretical
Landscape conservation and management strategies
Week 12 - Theoretical
Individual presantation on case studies: Landscape character assessments and analyses
Week 13 - Theoretical
Individual presantation on case studies: Landscape character assessments and analyses
Week 14 - Theoretical
Individual presantation on case studies: Landscape character assessments and analyses
Week 15 - Theoretical
Individual presantation on case studies: Landscape character assessments and analyses
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
5
4
OÇ-2
5
5
5
5
4
OÇ-3
5
5
5
5
4
OÇ-4
5
5
5
5
4
OÇ-5
5
5
5
5
4
Adnan Menderes University - Information Package / Course Catalogue