Subject lists

Course title Summary of Courses
LED 553 Advanced Ecology The interrelationships among life organisms and components of their effective environments which result in dynamic spatial and temporal patterns of particular species. Also, the diverse roles of living organisms in structure and function of communities and ecosystems.
LED 554 Population Ecology Concepts of population, population growth and regulation, population evolution, interations between populations, community development and applied problems, such as optimizing crop production, and conservation of bio-diversity.
LED 555 Statistics in Environmental Science Covariance, multiple regression, non-linear regression, concepts of experimental design, factorial experiments, confounded.
LED 561 Environmental Toxicology Evaluation of fundamental processes relating fate and effects of chemicals in the environment. Emphasis on effects of pollutants on non-human species, environmental risk assessment and historically relevant incidents of environmental contaminants.
LED 562 Special Topics in Environmental Issue I Offered as needed to present materials not normally available in regular course offerings or for offering of new courses on a trial basis for MS candidates.
LED 563 Advanced Topics in Environmental Soil Science Cocept of soil environment and of soil pollution. Sources of soil pollutants and its influences on soil physico-chemical properties. Relationship between pollutants and plant growth. Behavior of pollutants in soil, countermeasure on soil pollution. Remediation techniques of polluted soils. Soil loss and conservation.
LED 564 Soil Physics Soil structure and relationships between soil minerals and soil physical properties. Definition, classification and movement of soil water, soil temperature and soil air. Relationships between plant growth and soil physical properties.
LED 568 Physiology of Plants under Stress Modern theories and the research results on the physiological response and its mechanism of plant under stress. The new trends on this subject covered with articles.
LED 569 Environmental Organic Chemistry History of organic compounds and its future. Properties of anthropogenic organic pollutants and grouping. The transformation process and its mechanism. Research trends on this subject will be presented.
LED 571 Advanced Environmental Biochemistry Biochemical reactions related to environmental studies and effects of environmental parameters on these reactions are discussed. In addition, biochemical principles of occurrence, distribution, biotic and abiotic conversion, fate, and impact of synthetic and natural molecules in the environment are studied.
LED 573 Advanced Topics in Water Pollution Important water pollution issues and their impact on ecosystem are addressed, and possible solutions for these problems are discussed. In particular, water quality management using bioindicators or biosensors is studied.
LED 574 Environmental Risk Assessment Students are expected to learn release, fate in natural environments, and effects on human and ecosystem health of chemicals used for industrial/personal purposes and anthropogenic pollutants. In addition, they learn methods adopted for chemical risk assessment and practice environmental risk assessment.
LED 576 Advanced Microbial Ecology Microbial processes involved in the biogeochemical cycles of carbon, nitrogen, sulfur, hydrogen, oxygen, phosphorus, and metalsen, pmineralization, and their influence on soil productivity and environmental quality will be covered in detail. This course also introduce interactions of microbial populations with other microorganisms, animals and plants.
LED 585 Wood Microbiology and Wood Protection Through understanding of wood-inhabiting fungi and termites, various wood protection methods, and chemicals used for wood preservation and treatment techniques employed for applying wood preservatives.
LED 591 Advanced Remote Sensing Concepts and principles of remote sensing, spectral radiation characteristics of earth surface features, interpretation and classification techniques of remote sensed data are basically learned, and applications in natural environment fields such as vegetation, water, soil, land use are lectured with a focus on computer practices.
LED 592 GIS Application in Natural Environment Scopes, characteristics, limitations and prospects of GIS applications in natural environment are to be theoretically reviewed, and lectures and practices on problem analysis and identification, spatial data preparation and analysis with the help of GIS, design of GIS application system and its preparation, validation are to be followed.
LED 593 Spatial Data Analysis for Natural Environment Analysis approaches of spatial data accompanied with studies on natural environment are lectured. Topics about sampling and surveying of spatial data, distribution and structure of spatial data, spatial autocorrelation, spatial continuity, spatial regression model, graphical display and visualization of spatial data are to be arranged with computer practices.
LED 595 Advanced Landscape Architecture This course will focus on the advanced landscape architecture theories and principles.
LED 599 Environmental Impact Assessment This course will cover lectures and case studies on concepts, principles, institutions, and laws of environmental impact assessment(EIA), fields and contents of impact assessment, processes and methods of impact assessment, planning approaches for decreasing the harmful impacts, contents and preparation of report. GIS applications in EIA.
LED 606 Advanced Environmental Planting Design Study of the principles and theory of the planting design with emphasis on the holistic approach.
LED 607 Advanced Mycology This course provides a survey of the true fungi and also an introduction to slime moulds and protoctistan fungi. Topics include taxonomy, anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, collection and culture, life cycles and reproduction, ecology, evolution and phylogenetic relationships. The relationships of fungi with other organisms are considered, with special emphasis on lichens and mycorrhizae. Three times of field excursion will be made to local forests to provide the student with the opportunity to observe and collect fungi in their natural habitat.
LED 609 Advanced Soil Microbiology This course will provide recent topics related to soil microbiology and physiology using recently published articles. More focus will be on soil microbial enzyme, metabolic pathway of organic matter in soil. This course will cover how soil microorganisms respond to various environmental stresses.
LED 611 Advanced Environmental Biotechnology The course will focus on various biological processes to solve current environmental problems using natural and genetically engineered microorganisms. Current environmental research articles will be discussed.
LED 620 Plant Phylogenetic Systematics This course explores the origin and diversification of land plants while emphasizing their utilities as environmental and natural resources. Main topics are taxonomy (identification and classification), and phylogenetics (phenetics, cladistics, morphology and molecules).
LED 621 Animal Phylogenetic Systematics Diversity of animal biology and structure with emphasis upon identification includes speciation, evolutionary relationships, approaches to classification, nomenclature, zoogeography and techniques of collection.
LED 622 Arthropod Biology A study of arthropods orders and families, considering their morphology, physiology, bionomics, evolution and classification.
LED 623 Advanced Ecosystem Ecology Chemical reactions in the atmosphere, the oceans, crustal minerals, and living organisms.
LED 624 Forest Ecology Theory and practice of management of forest establishment, composition, structure, and growth including ecosystem management
LED 625 Molecular Environmental Microbiology Molecular Environmental Microbiology covers the following topics: Biofilm , biodegradation and biocatalysis, Bacterial stress response especially oxidative stress, quorum sensing and other signalling molecules, antibiotics resistance, Bacterial physiology and ecology involved in biogeochemical cycling.
LED 626 Soil Mineralogy, Genesis, and Classification This course is an introduction to the properties and processes of soil minerals as they occur in the natural and engineered systems. This course covers the structure, physico-chemical nature, genesis, and classification of various soil minerals. The distribution of minerals in landscape and how it is influced by environmental conditions is also be discussed.
LED 627 Special topics on secondary metabolites Metabolites bio-synthesized from living species could be broadly categorized into primary or secondary metabolites, Of these metabolites, secondary metabolites have tremendous potentials for industrial applications. In this lecture, we will study the bio-synthetic or regulatory metabolism leading to secondary metabolite biosynthesis. In addition, we will review on current status of industrial applications of secondary metabolites.
LED 628 Chemistry and bio-refinery based on plant biomass In order to fully utilize the renewable plant biomass, knowledge of biochemical property of components in plant biomass is an essential prerequisite to industrial application. In this lecture, we will pursue the understanding of plant biomass and then review on a wide varieties of bio-chemical products originated from plant biomass.
LED 629 Advanced wood materials science This course will cover recent research topics of wood anatomy and formation, wood chemistry, physical and mechanical properties of wood and wood composites as an advanced treatment of the fundamentals of wood material science.
LED 630 Bio-composite materials This course will cover manufacturing processes, properties, and end uses of brand new bio-composites made of lignocellulosic materials as main ingredient or reinforcing filler with plastics, nano materials and various synthetic raw materials with the basic lecture on traditional wood-based materials such as plywood, particleboard and fiberboard.
LED 631 Environmental Policy and Law Lecture will be proceed to understand various environmental problems in the scope of global, regional, national, and local scale. It will be proceed for capacity building to solve the related environmental problems.
LED 632 Outdoor Recreation Planing and Design The purpose of this course is to learn the planning and design method of spaces for recreation and leisure and to understand socioeconomic and cultural phenomena. Introduce design methods according to representative types of recreational facilities on the basis of an understanding of basic recreational behavior.
LED 633 Urban Lanscape Design Review the urban space planning and design in history, planning theories and practice of the urban planning. Also, explore the environmental paradigm in urban area and learn the sustainable design in order to improve ecosystem service value in urban area.
LED 634 Forest Environment Planning and Management Techniques on planning and managing forest resources to meet various economic and environmental desires will be emphasized. Planning theory and approach, types and contents of forest planning, forest practice and harvest scheduling in relation with other land-related plans, decision making and optimizing process, forest planning and management using GIS and remote sensing are to be lectured.
LED 635 History of Landscape Architecture This course survey the origin and history of landscape architecture.
LED 636 Environmental Ecological Information Lecture will be proceed on the basic concept of environmental ecological information and data mining, building database and practical use for environmental ecological planning using problem based approach
LED 637 Green Infrastructure Planning The class introduces planning theories, principles and standards in green infrastructure planning. The lecture is focused on the planning processes, methods and management for green infrastructure in urban area.
LED 638 Advanced Evolutionary Biology This course focuses on the processes of evolution and the patterns generated by these processes. Our aim is to develop a scientific way of thinking about biological diversity and adaptation to changing environments caused by anthropogenic stresses such as climate changes.
LED 639 Population genetics in Environmental Science Population genetics mechanisms in organisms. Effects of different types of selection, Hardy-Weinberg, linkage and recombination, polymorphisms and heterozygosity, population size, random drift and inbreeding on gene and genotype frequencies under changing environments such as climate changes.
LED 640 Aquatic Chemistry This course covers basic principles of chemical equilibrium in water environment and chemical speciation and bioavailability of heavy metals.
LED 642 Global Internship This course covers internship experiences in global companies, international organizations or institutions and knowledge and skills required to prepare global internships.
LED 803 Urban Ecology Influences of urban development and urban residents on the structure and function of natural ecosystems.
LED 804 Ecophysiology of Woody Plants Addressing ecological questions about the controls over the growth, reproduction, survival, abundance, and geographical distribution of plants as these processes are affected by the interactions between plants with their physical, chemical, and biotic environment.
LED 805 Mathematical Ecology Mathematical interpretation of the ecological phenomena.
LED 806 Special Topics in Environmental Issue II Offered as needed to present materials not normally available in regular course offerings or for offering of new courses on a trial basis for Ph.D. candidates.
LED 808 Soil Fertility Various factors affecting on plant growth. Relationships between soil characteristics and plant growth. Behavior of plant essential nutrients in soils and their effects on biomass production. Theory on improvement of soil fertility.
LED 809 Soil Chemistry This course is an introduction to chemical properties and processes of soil system includng solid particle, gas phase, liquid phase, and living organism. This course covers various chemical factors that determine the soil’s functionality and the fate of elements (salt, heavy metals, organic substance, etc) in the soil system. Colloidal chemical properties of soil particles in liquid phase is also discussed.
LED 810 Advanced Topics in Environmental Chemistry Transformation and fate of chemicals in the environmental compartments; air, water, soil and biota. The chemical assessment for the chemical fate in environment. The research trends on this subject will be presented.
LED 811 Advanced Topics in Plant and Environmental Sciences Effects of environmental changes and pollution on ecological and physiological properties of plants. The response of plant to environmental pollution and its protection mechanism. Remediation of the affected environmental compartment with plant; phytoremediation was also covered.
LED 812 Special Topics on Environmental Remediation Discussion on the theory and the techniques on recovering of ecological functions of environmental compartments; soil, surface water, ground water, and air. The history of physical, chemical, and biological remediation techniques and their future.
LED 814 Systematic Microbiology Systematics and taxonomy of bacteria, fungi, and viruses are included in this course. Short introduction to the systematics of algae will be treated. Recent development and application of molecular techniques in microbial systematics are discussed.
LED 817 Advanced Biomass Principle and technology for the conversion of biomass to chemicals and energy by acid hydrolysis, fermentation, gasfication, pyrolysis
LED 819 Environmental Technology in Forest Products A survey of environmental problems related to wood industry and methods to prevent or reduce environmental impact with emphasis on biological treatments. Value-added recycling technologies of wood wastes
LED 826 Computer Aided Environmental Planning and Design This course emphasizes computer applications and data analysis in environmental planning and design. Drawing, design, graphic and visualization, digital mapping and application, data base application, and spatial analysis with the use of computer aided design (CAD), geographic information system (GIS), and remote sensing (RS) softwares are to be practiced.
LED 827 Bioproducts industry and environment Theory and technology for the manufacture of paper, specific paper and paperboard.
LED 830 Ecological Landscape Design Study of the landscape design with emphasis on ecological approach.
LED 831 Advanced Microbial Resources Introduction to the history of microbial resources for environment, food and medicine is reviewed and discussed for future utilization of microbes. Discovery and utilization of bioactive substances, industrial utilization of environmental microbes, application of biocontrol agents in pest control and other recent topics will be discussed.
LED 833 Wetland Ecology Public functions and values of wetlands and their sound applications for adaptation to climate and environmental changes are addressed.
LED 834 Advanced Ecological Engineering Ecosystems design and management using ecotechnology for adaptation to climate and environmental changes are addressed.
LED 835 Global Environmental Change Science Anthropogenic and scientific principles of global changes such as global warming are addressed.
LED 836 Climate Change Impact Modeling Modeling of climate change impact through mechanistic and mathematical analyses is addressed.
LED 837 Climate Change Adaptation Plan Lessons on planning, implementation, policy for climate change adaptation for global, national, and regional scale, based on Kyoto mechanism and impact assessment in relation to source and sink of Green House Gas including carbon.
LED 838 Greenhouse Gas Analysis Principles on greenhouse gas generation and measurement are addressed including experimental works.
LED 839 Seminar for Climatic Environment and Ecological Engineering Special lectures on cutting edge research and industrial status in the field of climatic environment and ecological engineering are addressed.
LED 840 Colloquium for Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering Special topics in the field of climatic environment and ecological engineering are discussed in depth through critical thinking, reading and writing.
LED 841 Microbial Biodiversity This course is focusing on microbial biodiversity under different environments. Impact of biodiversity of plants and animals on the function and structure of microbial communities is also considered. Undiscovered microbial biodiversity is also discussed.
LED 851 Advanced Conservation Ecology Diversity of genetic, species and ecosystems levels and conservation strategy for biodiversity
LED 852 Plant Ecology This course provides a comprehensive overview of the processes shaping terrestrial plant populations, communities and ecosystems with special attention paid to plant-animal interactions and global change biology.
LED 853 Inventory and Modeling in Environment and Ecology This class will cover basic concepts of terrestrial and remote survey of environmental and ecological resources, sampling and sample plot design, survey methods and processes, measurement of growth, ecological and environmental factors in environmental and ecological, data process and analysis, preparation and application of growth models, changing detection and monitoring, content and application of environmental and ecological information systems.
LED 854 Seminar on biomaterial science and technology This course is an advanced seminar focusing on reading of the literatures, student presentations, and discussion on selected topics related to biomaterial science and technology with special lectures on recent research and industry status.
LED 855 Ecological Restoration Learn the process of restoration planning and construction of environmentally sensitive area for stainable ecosystem.
LED 856 Advanced Environmental Ecological Planning Lectures will be proceed on the basic concept of environmental ecological planning, problem based approach to finding optimum plan for sustainable environmental ecological planning using various environmental information.
LED 857 Landscape analysis and User Behavior Introduce the theory of environmental perception, cognition and attitude based on human ecology. It helps to analysis sight and human behavior according to environmental design and planning.
LED 858 Microbial science and convergence technologies Microbial science and convergence technologies course covers all research areas related to convergence microbiology with new applied scientific fields such as mechanobiology, electrobiology, biophysics, construction and material engineering, nanobiotechnology and discusses roles of microbiology in classic scientific fields such as agriculture, food, environment, and chemistry.
LED 859 Ecological river restoration This course covers basic principles of hydraulic and hydrology in river, its effect on aquatic ecosystem including aquatic habitat and river restoration.
LED 860 Wild Animal Management Discuss basis biological and ecological theory of wildlife management along with techniques of habitat management.
LED 861 Mycoremediation Utilization of fungi and mycoremediation has been recently received a great attention. In this course, a variety of remediation techniques and their mechanism procedure will be addressed. In addition, this course will encourage students to discuss approaches and strategies for environmental remediation using fungi and their disadvantage and solution.
LED 862 Advanced Watershed Management This course covers effect of pollutants on natural ecosystem in watershed and sustainable watershed management techniques.
LED 863 Landscape Construction and Management This course introduce various materials and construction method in the field of landscape architecture. The objective of this class is to cultivate the capacity at practical work in therms of landscape construction and management.