Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
1001014092014AQUATIC ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENTCompulsory474
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aims of this lecture are to identify to ecosystem aproach management systemsfor aquatic ecesystems and to determine the problems of the aquatic ecosystems and to find out the solution techniques.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Uğur SUNLU, Doç.Dr. Sweray YILDIZ
Learning Outcomes
1Specifications and developments of aquatic ecosystems
2Important Aquatic ecosystems of the World
3The controls of the aquatic ecosystem pollution and environmental loadings
4To find solutions to environmental problems of the aquatic ecosystems with enchancing stakeholder involments
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Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The contents of these course are , identification of sustainability and wetlands management by ecosystem aproach, specifications and developments of aquatic ecosystems , important Aquatic ecosystems of the World, The controls of the aquatic ecosystem pollution and environmental loadings and finally To find solutions to environmental problems of the aquatic ecosystems with enchancing stakeholder involments.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Identification of sustainability and Framework wetlands management by ecosystem aproachEuropean Water Directive(1)
2Role and functions of aquatic ecosystemsEuropean WaterFrameWork Directive(2)
3Human activities and pollution sources on Aquatic EcosystemsWorld Wetlands Day
4The Management Plans of Aquatic EcosystemsWater Footprints
5Basin management plans and thematic plansBlue Water
6Aquatic Ecosystem Management and DevepolmentGreen Water
7MIDTERM EXAMLABORATORY MIDTERM EXAM
8Environmental Impacts and Green infrastructureGrey Water
9Important Aquatic ecosystems of the World -1European Aquatic EcosystemManagement Models (1)
10Important Aquatic ecosystems of the World 2European Aquatic Ecosystem Management Models(2)
11Governance and regulationsEuropean Aquatic Ecosystem Management Models (3)
12Monitoring of Aquatic EcosystemsMillennium Ecosystem Assessment
13Economic and financial aspectsWater Security
14MIDTERM HOMEWORK PRESENTATIONMIDTERM HOMEWORK PRESENTATION
15MIDTERM HOMEWORK PRESENTATIONMIDTERM HOMEWORK PRESENTATION
16FINAL EXAMLABORATORY EXAM
Recommended or Required Reading
GWP - INBO; 2009. A Handbook for Integrated Water Resources Management in Basins. Millenium Ecosystem Assessment; 2005; Ecosystems and human well-being GWP - INBO; 2015. The Handbook For Management and Restoration of Aquatic Ecosystems. ISBN : 978-91-87823-15-2. European Commission; 2012; Blueprint to Safeguard Europe’s Water Resources. European Commission; 2013; Building a Green Infrastructure for Europe.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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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
Laboratory14228
Report Preparation188
Report Presentation111
Self Study5315
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
Reading3412
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)119
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