Semester Course: 3rd
Credits: 7,5 ECTS
Prerequisites: Forest Fires (6 ECTS) or override permit by the lecturer
Lecturers: Ertuğrul BİLGİLİ

  1. Objectives:
    To acquaint the students with the underlying principles in resource management in the face of fires, and difficulties encountered in the integration of fire concerns into management planning
  2. Programme topics:
    1. Fire management
    2. Fuel type modeling
    3. Temporal and spatial analysis of forest fires
    4. Post forest fire ecology
    5. Integration of fires into forest management plans
    6. Fire danger rating system
    7. Future uncertainties
    8. Case study: Mediterranean Pinus brutia forests
  3. Assessment:
    Course requirements include a written midterm exam (30%), term projects, presentation performance and oral exam (20%) and a written final exam (50%)