Course Information

Course Code:
Course Number:
Code Course Name Language Type
GMI 315 Marine Ecology Turkish Elective
Local Credits ECTS Theoretical Tutorial Laboratory
3 4 3 0 0
Course Prerequisites and Class Restriction
Prerequisites None
Class Restriction None
Course Description
Marine environment in general. Currents, waves and coastal processes. Life in the pelagic and benthic zones. Estuaries, wetlands and intertidal zones. Ecological principles and notions; biodiversity. Population dynamics; reproduction strategies. Dispersion, migration and invasion. Resources, profit and competition, food chains. Predator-prey relationship. Fisheries ecology. Conservation; factors that affect marine biodiversity, climate change, anthropogenic factors, overexploitation, sustainability.