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Course Name
Turkish Deniz Ortamlarında Ekotoksikoloji
English Ecotoxicology in the Marine Environments
Course Code
DEN 436E Credit Lecture
Semester -
2 2 - -
Course Language English
Course Coordinator Oya Okay
Course Objectives Provide a basic theoretical knowledge and understanding of
1. ecotoxicology in related to marine science and marine pollution
2. pollution in related on ship/shipyard activities and
3. global environmental problems
Course Description The course topics cover the general information about the fate and effects of major pollutants in
marine ecosystems, research and pollution monitoring studies, pollution results from the
shipyards and actions to be taken and global environmental problems
Course Outcomes Students who pass the course will have the information about the following topics:
I. Major classes of pollutants in marine ecosystems and routes by which pollutants enter marine
II. The fate of pollutants in different matrices (water, sediment, organism) of marine ecosystems
III. Effects of pollutants on marine organisms
IV. Monitoring and research in the marine ecosystems
V. Pollution results from the shipyards/ships and actions to prevent the pollution from those
VI. Global environmental problems (Presentations by the students)
VII. Power point presentation hints (Presentation by the lecturer)
Required Facilities
Textbook Walker, C.H., Hopkin, S. P. , Sibly, R.M. & Peakall, D.B. 1996. Principles of
Ecotoxicology. Taylor and Francis Ltd., London
Other References Lalli, C.M. and Parsons, T.R. 1997. Biological Oceanography; An introduction.
(Other References) Butterworth-Heinemann Publ., Oxford.
Landis, W. G. & Yu, M.-Ho. 1995. Introduction to Environmental Toxicology;
Impacts of Chemicals Upon Ecological Systems. CRC Press Inc., Florida
Rand, G.M. 1995. Fundamentals of Aquatic Toxicolgy. Taylor & Francis Ltd.,
Walker, C.H. & Livingstone D.R. 1992. Persistent Pollutants in Marine
Ecosystems. Pergamon Press Ltd., Oxford
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