Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
703004062014VEGETATION GEOGRAPHY OF TURKEYCompulsory484
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
In this course is aimed to explain at the structure, classification and evolution of plant communities in Turkey, its relationship with ecological conditions, the distribution of vegetation formations in Turkey and anthropogenic factors on vegetation formations.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assis. Prof. Dr. Aylin Karadaş
Learning Outcomes
1Be able to examine the ecological conditions of vegetation in Turkey.
2To explain in Turkey in the past and present distribution of vegetation and the environmental factor to interpret the effect of
3In Turkey, to understand the relationship between natural vegetation, land use and agriculture
4Students and the surrounding vegetation formations to identify tree species that make up these formations.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Floristic regions of Turkey Of relic and endemic plants in Turkey Ecological conditions of vegetation in Turkey Vegetation formations in Turkey
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction
2Floristic regions of Turkey
3Relics and endemic plants of Turkey's
4Ecological conditions of Turkey. Geomorphic properties, soil and parent material.
5Ecological conditions of Turkey:, the climatic conditions determine the distribution of plant communities
6Biotic factors: Human impact, forest fire, over grazing, the effects of harmful insects
7Ecological conditions of Turkey.: soil and parent material.
8Midterms (Visa)
9Vegetation formations in Turkey
10Vegetation formations of Black Sea phytogeographical region
11Vegetation formations of Mediterranean phytogeographical region.
12Vegetation formations of the inland Anatolian phytogeographical region.
13Vegetation formations of the Eastern Anatolian phytogeographical region.
14Vegetation formations of Southeastern Anatolian Phytogeographical region.
15The relationship between natural vegetation, use of land and agriculture.
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Akman, Y., Ketenoğlu, O., “Vejetasyon Ekolojisi” Ankara Üniv., Fen Fak., (1987) Atalay İ. 1976. Türkiye’de vejetasyon sürelerinin dağılımı- Distribution of vegetation periods of Turkey. Atatürk Üniv. Araştırma Dergisi 7: 247-279, Erzurum, Turkey. Atalay İ. 1983. Türkiye Vejetasyon Coğrafyası- Ege Üniversitesi Basımevi, Izmir. Gemici, Y. Bitki Coğrafyası Ders Notları, Üniversiteliler Ofset, 2000, Bornova-İzmir. Seçmen, Ö., 1992. “Vejetasyon Bilgisi Ders Notları”. Ege Üniv., Fen Fak..
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Self Study16232
Reading22856
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)118
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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