Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9104035171998Algal Blooms and Its Importance in AquacultureElective117
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Environmental effects of aquaculture farms, eutrofication and hipernutrification processes and occurence microalgal blooms by these processes, harmful microalgae species and their environmental effects, marine biotoxins and the effects on human health.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr.Şevket Gökpınar
Learning Outcomes
1Teach the environmental impact of fish farm
2Teach Marine Phytoplankton Groups
3Teach hypernutrification and Eutrofication concepts
4Teach the Effects of Harmful Algal Blooms on Aquatic Organisms
5Teach marine biotoxins and effects on human health,
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The development of marine aquaculture in Turkey, the environmental impacts cage farms, microalgal blooms caused by eutrofikasyon hipernutrifikasyon, marine phytoplankton species and harmful microalgae species, environmental impacts of these species.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Development of marine aquaculture in TurkeySolving Problem Tag
2Aquaculture farmsSolving Problem Tag
3Fish Farms wastes in the ecosystem Solving Problem Tag
4Environmental Effects of Marine aquacultureSolving Problem Tag
5Hypernutrification and eutroficationSolving Problem Tag
6Marine Phytoplankton GroupsSolving Problem Tag
7Marine phytoplankton bloomsSolving Problem Tag
8Harmful algal species caused algal blooms Solving Problem Tag
9Midterm exam
10Eutrophication and Harmful Algal SpeciesSolving Problem Tag
11Dynamics of algal bloomsSolving Problem Tag
12Propagation of algal bloomsSolving Problem Tag
13The role of physical processes in algal blooms Solving Problem Tag
14Marine Biyotoksin Producing SpeciesSolving Problem Tag
15Marine biotoxins and effects of Human Health Quiz Exam
16Final ExamPresentation of Report
Recommended or Required Reading
Aquaculture and the Environment, 2nd Edition. T. V. R. Pillay. ISBN: 978-1-4051-0167-7. Hardcover. 208 pages. November 2004, Wiley-Blackwell. Aquaculture in the ecosystem, ed. by Marianne Holmer et al. Springer, ISBN 9781402068096, 326pp, 2008.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Quiz111
Attending Lectures14228
Tutorial12224
Report Preparation12020
Report Presentation111
Self Study14456
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination14545
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)207
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
PO
7
LO1    2  
LO2 32    
LO32   2  
LO4   3 3 
LO5      2
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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