1 Assist. Prof. Dr. Melih ÖZTÜRK Department of Landscape Architecture Web Site : Phone : Fax: Assist. Prof. Dr. Melih ÖZTÜRK Bartın University, Faculty of Forestry, Department of Landscape Architecture, Division of Landscape Techniques 74100, Bartın, Turkey. Date of Birth: 1976, December 14 th, Ordu, Turkey Profession B.S; Ege University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Landscape Architecture, İzmir, M.Sc; Boğaziçi University, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Environmental Sciences Program, İstanbul, Ph.D; Boğaziçi University, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Environmental Sciences Program, İstanbul, Employment Landscape Architect, Plant Nursery Engineer, ACART Landscape and Construction Ltd Research Assistant, Zonguldak Karaelmas University, Faculty of Forestry, Department of Landscape Architecture, Bartın, Research Assistant, Boğaziçi University, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Environmental Sciences Program, İstanbul, Research Assistant Dr., Bartın University, Faculty of Forestry, Department of Landscape Architecture, Bartın, Assistant Professor, Bartın University, Faculty of Forestry, Department of Landscape Architecture, Bartın, 2011-in recent. Qualification: M.Sc. (2003), Ph.D. (2009), Turkey
2 Specialization: Landscape Planning, Hydrological Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Ecological Monitoring and Modeling. Major Research Interests concentrate on: - Ecological Landscape Planning, - Hydrological and Climate Change Modeling, - Forest Landscape and Recreation, - Land Use Change Modeling and Dynamics, - Spatial and Temporal Vegetation Dynamics, - Water Erosion and Restoration, - Landscape Reclamation. A) Papers in International Journals (SCI & SSCI) 1) Öztürk, M., Bolat, İ., Transforming Pinus pinaster Forest to Recreation Site: Preliminary Effects on LAI, Some Forest Floor, and Soil Properties. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, (DOI /s ). 2) Öztürk, M., Copty, N., Saysel, A.K., Modelling the Impact of Land Use Change on the Hydrology of a Rural Watershed. Journal of Hydrology, 497: ) Tecimen, H.B., Sevgi, O., Yurtseven, H., Sevgi, E., Öztürk, M., Net Nitrogen Mineralization and Nitrification Rates in Different Land Uses. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 22: ) Kara, Ö., Bolat, İ., Çakıroğlu, K., Öztürk, M., Plant Canopy Effects on Litter Accumulation and Soil Microbial Biomass in Two Temperate Forests. Biol. Fertil. Soils, 45: B) Bulletins Submitted to the International Conferences & Symposiums 1) Öztürk, M., Bolat, İ., (2013). Seasonal Pattern of Leaf Area Index (LAI) for Pinus pinaster Plantation in Bartın Urban Forest. International Caucasian Forestry Symposium, October 24-26, 2013, Artvin.
3 2) Öztürk, M., Copty, N., Saysel, A.K., (2013). Sensitivity of the Hydrodynamics Model to Different Land Uses. İstanbul International Solid Waste, Water and Wastewater (3W) Congress, May, , İstanbul. 3) Öztürk, M., Bolat İ., (2012). Determination of Recreational Urban Forest Patches Based on Spatial Characteristics, Case Study: Bartın (Turkey) City Center and Vicinity, BENA (Balkan Environmental Association)-2012, Sustainable Landscape Planning and Safe Environment, June 21-24, , İstanbul. 4) Öztürk, M., Copty, N.K., Bozkurtoğlu, E., Saysel, A.K., (2008). Development of a Coupled Land Use-Hydrodynamic Model for Bartın Spring Watershed, Turkey, , IAHR, International Groundwater Symposium, June 18-20, 2008, İstanbul. 5) Öztürk, M., Saysel, A.K., Copty, N.K., Aydın A., (2007). A GIS-Based Dynamic Land Use Model for Bartın-Ulupınar Watershed Management, Volume 2, , International Congress on River Basin Management, March 22-24, 2007, Antalya. C) Bulletins Submitted to the National Conferences & Symposiums 1) Öztürk, M., Ergün, A., (2013). Novel Academic Organization for Landscape, , Transforming Landscape. Fifth National Congress of Landscape Architecture, November 14-17, 2013, Adana. 2) Kantarcı, M.D., Öztürk, M., (2003). Effect of Surface Erosion Induced by Rainfall in a Reclaimed Open Coal Mining Area (Ağaçlı-Turkey) and Contribution of Afforestation , III. Atmospheric Sciences Symposium, March 19-21, 2003, İstanbul. D) Projects 1) Öztürk, M., Kara, Ö., Bolat, İ., , Land Use Situation and Suitability Classification in Bartın Stream Watershed, Comprehensive Research Project, Bartın University Scientific Research Projects, BAP
4 2) Tecimen, B., Sevgi, O., Yurtseven, H., Sevgi, E., Öztürk, M., Investigations on the Mineralization of Nitrogen in Different Ecosystem Units, , İstanbul University Rectorate, Research Projects Coordination Department (2313). 3) Saysel, A.K., Copty, N., Öztürk, M., , An Integrated Land Use-Hydrological Model for the Sustainable Management of Bartın Spring Watershed, Boğaziçi University Research Funds (06HY102D). Supervisor of Graduate Thesis: 1) Ahmet Ergün (2013-Continues). Investigation of Land Use Based on Water Yield in Bartın-Kirazlıköprü Dam Watershed. Bartın University, Institute of Applied Sciences. 2) Hilal Karakaş (2013-Continues). Evaluation of Historical Texture of Kastamonu City; Landscape Architectural Dimension. Co-Supervisor, Collaboration of Bartın and Kastamonu Universities, Institute of Applied Sciences. Undergraduate courses PEM 141 Meteorology and Climatology PEM 124 Landscape Art History PEM 262 Land Use Planning PEM 308 Landscape Reclamation Techniques PEM 451 Environmental Problems Graduate courses PEM 726 Forest Landscape and Recreation PEM 740 Modelling Techniques in Landscape Engineering PEM 822 Land Use Dynamics
5 PEM 825 Modelling Techniques in Landscape Planning