Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
1001002062014WATER QUALITY AND CONTROLCompulsory244
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aims of this lecture are to create awareness on the causes and consequences of the changes of water quality in aquaculture sectore and in the human environment and are to upgrade the student’s knowledge .
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr.Özdemir Egemen, Prof.Dr.Uğur SUNLU
Learning Outcomes
1the ability of subtlety the causes and consequences of changes that the physical and chemical properties of water will be able to create in living and non living environments
2The acquiring skill to keep the water quality under control
3The acquiring skill to be able to make interpretation the changes of the nutrient concentrations in aquatic environment
4Discrimination ability of ground water sources using triangular diagrams and anion ,cation concentrations
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Chemical and physical properties of water : Temperature ,currents , density,Optical properties of water and turbidity ,Dissolved gases :Nitrogen and Oxygen , The effects of temperature and salinity on the solubility , hydrogen sulphide ,BOD and COD ,Water hardness , ionisation of water , pH , alkalinity , carbon dioxide , carbonate and bicarbonate ,Salinity , chlorinity , conductivity and osmozis ,Nutrients: Nitrogen cycle, Phosphorus and Silicate cycles, Pigments in aquatic environments, Organic Matter , Water pollution : detergents ,Boron, Mercury ,Lead , Cadmium, Bacterial Pollution, Termal Pollution , Treatment of waste waters
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Chemical and physical properties of water : Temperature ,currents , densityPresentation of instruments
2Optical properties of water and turbidity Light measurements
3Dissolved gases :Nitrogen and Oxygen , The effects of temperature and salinity on the solubility , hydrogen sulphide Dissolved oxygen and hydrogen sulphide measurements
4BOD and COD COD and BOD measurements
5Water hardness , ionisation of water , pH , alkalinity , carbon dioxide , carbonate and bicarbonate pH , alkalinity , carbon dioxide measurements
6Salinity , chlorinity , conductivity and osmozis Salinity, carbonate and bicarbonate and hydroxil ions measurements
7Nutrients: Nitrogen cycleNitrite and Nitrate determinations
8Phosphorus and Silicate cycles Reactive Phosphate determination
9Midterm examMidterm exam
10Pigments in aquatic environmentsAmmonia determination
11Organic Matter Reactive Silicate determination
12Water pollution : detergents Organic Carbon determination in sediment
13Boron, Mercury ,Lead , CadmiumPOC determination in water
14Bacterial PollutionChlorophyll- a ,b and c determinations
15Termal Pollution , Treatment of waste waters Phaeopigment determinations
16Final ExamFinal Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Su Kalitesi , Özdemir Egemen ,2006, Ege Üniv.Basımevi,Su Ürünleri Fakültesi Issue No:14, VI.Edition,150p.
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
Laboratory14228
Report Preparation12020
Report Presentation111
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
Laboratory Midterm Examination111
Laboratory Examination111
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)121
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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13
LO1   3 44      
LO2      42     
LO3       2     
LO4     4     3 
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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