COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Watershed Management CMS   232 4 2 2 3

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof. Dr. Binnaz Zeynep ZAİMOĞLU
Instructors
Prof. Dr.BİNNAZ ZEYNEP ZAİMOĞLU1. Öğretim Grup:A
Prof. Dr.BİNNAZ ZEYNEP ZAİMOĞLU2. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The purpose of this course the student explaining the importance of water and water resources, including water resources and watersheds to provide the necessary infrastructure to ensure sustainable management of the development of watershed management plans to teach
Content
Environmental components and features of the basins. Water quality assessments. Characteristics of ecosystems in the basin. The concept of integrated watershed management, the strategic importance of watersheds. Use and misuse as a result of beneficial uses of the basins and discharged into the natural system, the concept of waste and pollution. Watershed management, data collection and evaluation. Watershed management, decision-making process, socio-economic structure and public participation, development of management policies. Development of a watershed management plan.

Learning Outcomes
1) Recognize the terminology about watershed management
2) 1.1. Defines watershed
3) 1.2. Explains watershed characteristics
4) 1.3. Defines integrated watershed management
5) Debate on water management at present
6) 2.1. Expresses ideas about national water management
7) 2.2. Gives examples of international water management practises
8) 2.3. Compares national and international approaches
9) Explain the characteristics of effective watershed management
10) 3.1. Defines vegatative characteristics
11) 3.2. Summarizes relations of human activities, land use and water.
12) Recognize basic terms about watershed inventory
13) 4.1. Relates physical characteristics and land forms to watershed inventory
14) 4.2. Explains climate and soil properties
15) 4.3. Lists required inventory data about rivers, ground water, water quality and land use
16) Develop management alternatives
17) 5.1. Compares alternatives
18) 5.2. Defines the sources
19) Define assessment methods
20) 6.1. Defines the simple assesment methods
21) 6.2. Defines the complex assessment methods


Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
12345
1
Becomes equipped with adequate knowledge in mathematics, science, environment and engineering sciences
2
Becomes able to apply theoretical knowledge in mathematics, science, environment and engineering sciences
3
Determines, describes, formulates and gains capabilities in solving engineering problems
4
 Analyzes a system, components of the system or process, gains the designing capabilities of the system under the real restrictive conditions.
5
Chooses ans uses the ability to apply modern tools and design technics, suitable analytical methods, modeling technics for the engineering applications
6
 Designs and performs experiments, data collection, has the ability of analyzing results
7
Works individually and in inter-disciplinary teams effectively
8
Becomes able to reach knowledge and for this purpose does literature research and to uses data base and other information sources
9
 Becomes aware of the necessity of lifelong learning and continuously self renewal 
10
Capable of effective oral and written skills in at least one foreign language for technical or non-technical use
11
 Effective use of Information and communication technologies
12
 Defines necessities in learning in scientific, social, cultural and artistic areas and improves himself/herself accordingly. 
13
 Professional and ethical responsibility
14
 Project management, workplace practices, environmental and occupational safety; awareness about the legal implications of engineering applications
15
 Becomes aware of universal and social effects of engineering solutions and applications, entrepreneurship and innovation and to have idea of contemporary issues

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Havzalardaki çevresel bileşenler ve özellikleri Environmental components and characteristics of the watershed, #REF!
2 Su kalitesi değerlendirmeleri Week Assesment of water quality #REF!
3 Havza ekosistemlerinin özellikleri. Week Properties of watershed ecosystem #REF!
4 Havzaların stratejik önemi. Strateegic importance of watersheds #REF!
5 Kirlenme kavramı. Designated use of watershed #REF!
6 Havzaların yararlı kullanımı. Sustainable watershed concept #REF!
7 Sürdürülebilir havza yönetimi kavramı. Sustainable watershed management #REF!
8 Ara Sınav. Mid term exam #REF!
9 Havza yönetiminde veri toplama ve değerlendirme. Data collection and assesment #REF!
10 Havza yönetiminde karar verme süreci. Decision support system in watersehd managemnt #REF!
11 Sosyo-ekonomik yapı ve halkın katılımı. Public participation and socio-economic structure #REF!
12 Yönetim politikalarının geliştirilmesi. Developing management policy #REF!
13 Havza yönetim planının geliştirilmesi. Developing watershed management plans #REF!
14 Bir havza için yönetim planı geliştirilmesi. Developing management plans for a watershed #REF!
15 Final Sınavı . Final Exam #REF! Testing
16-17

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