Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9104035181998Aquaculture and EnvironmentElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Learn to interpret of the relationship between aquaculture and the environment
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr.Şevket Gökpınar
Learning Outcomes
1To learn water quality criteria and changes in water quality in the aquaculture regions.
2Sedimentation, currents blocked, hypernutrification, eutrophication, the effects of waste discharges and to learn and interpret the effects of pollutants.
3Aquaculture site selection and learning to interpret the basic data used.
4To make environmental impact assessment of aquaculture.
5Learning the principles of sustainable aquaculture.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Understanding, interpreting changes in parameters such as temperature, dissolved oxygen, salinity, pH, light, sedimentation and water flows in aquaculture areas. Understanding the environmental impact of aquaculture and the importance of the site selection for aquaculture.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Water quality criteria and the effect of aquaculture.Solving Problem Tag
2Aquaculture farms and its environmental effects.Solving Problem Tag
3Sedimentation and preventing the flow of waterSolving Problem Tag
4Hypernutrification and eutroficationSolving Problem Tag
5The effect of waste dischargesSolving Problem Tag
6Chemical ResiduesSolving Problem Tag
7Measurement of the pollutant effectsSolving Problem Tag
8Waste Production in AquacultureSolving Problem Tag
9Midterm exam
10Waste production measurement methodsSolving Problem Tag
11The importance of site selection and evaluation of basic dataSolving Problem Tag
12Site Selection limitationsSolving Problem Tag
13Environmental impact assessmentSolving Problem Tag
14Aquaculture and Sustainable EconomySolving Problem Tag
15Current Status and Future ProspectsSolving Problem Tag Presentation of Report
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Holmer, M.; Black, K.; Duarte, C.M.; Marbà, N.; Karakassis, I. (Eds.). 2008. Aquaculture in the Ecosystem, Springer Science, 330pp. 2.Pillay TVR (2004). Aquaculture and the environment. Blackwell, Oxford, UK, 208 pp
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
Attending Lectures14228
Tutorial14228
Report Preparation11010
Report Presentation111
Self Study1410140
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)234
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
PO
7
LO1  2 33 
LO2 333   
LO3    423
LO4 3 4   
LO5       
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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