The Sixth International Training Program on

Integrated Coastal Management in the Mediterranean & the Black Sea

3 August - 17 September 2002, Dalyan - Aegean Coast, T U R K E Y



0th Day (02 September)

Arrivals and check in at Keskin Hotel


1st Day (03 September)

09:00-10:00 Registration

10:00-10:50 Welcome addresses & introduction to MEDCOAST and MEDCOAST Institute (Özhan)

10:50-11:00 Break

11:00-11:50 Concept and history of ICM (Özhan)

11:50-14:00 Lunch break

14:00-14:50 Coastal Systems I. The coastal zone, physical features, coastal and marine uses (Özhan)

14:50-15:00 Break

15:00-15:50 Coastal Systems II: Introduction to coastal and marine ecology I (Gücü)

15:50-16:00 Break

16:00-16:50 Coastal Systems II: Introduction to coastal and marine ecology II (Gücü)

16:50-17:00 Break

17:00-17:50 IOI: its objectives and activities in the field of integrated coastal management

17:50-18:30 Orientation of the participants (Staff)

20:00-22:30 Welcome dinner


2 nd Day (04 September)

09:00-09:50 Beach aesthetics and rating (Williams)

09:50-10:00 Break

10:00-10:50 Specially protected coastal and marine areas I (Gücü & Özhan)

10:50-11:00 Break

11:00-11:50 Specially protected coastal and marine areas II (Gücü & Özhan)

11:50-14:00 Lunch break

14:00-16:00 Participants' presentations on national coastal management issues and practices

16:00-16:10 Break

16:10-17:00 Management issues of fisheries in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea (Gücü)

17:00-19:00 Coastal values, concerns and actions (national and regional perspective) (Group work) (Micallef & Williams)


3rd Day (05 September)

09:00-9:50 Capacity building and training opportunities of IOC and IOI (Oliounine)

09:50-10:00 Break

10:00-10:50 The story of Dalyan: an interesting case of coastal management

10:50-11:00 Break

11:00-13:00 Participants' presentations on national coastal management issues and practices

13:00-14:30 Lunch break

Afternoon: Fieldwork in Köycegiz Lake and Dalyan Lagoon, visit to fisheries and fishing facilities, Caunos ancient site, and barbecue at Dalyan Beach


4th Day (06 September)

09:00-09:50 Novel beach management and environmental evaluation techniques (Micallef & Williams)

09:50-10:00 Break

10:00-10:50 Beach management guidelines (Micallef & Williams)

10:50-11:00 Break

11:00-11:50 Coastal water quality management (Özhan)

11:50-14: 00 Lunch break

14:00-14:50 Coastal management legislation: the Turkish case (Özhan)

14:50-15:00 Break

15:00-15:50 Remote sensing (RS) of coastal zones and marginal basins (Barale)

15:50-16:00 Break

16:00-16:50 Integrated marine and coastal GIS (Barale)

16:50-17:00 Break

17:00-17:50 Marmaris - Fethiye coast: introduction to the field studies (Özhan)

17:50-18:30 Break

18:30-20:00 Meeting with the Mayor of Dalyan and the representatives of the Authority for Specially Protected Areas, the local environmental NGO, fisheries cooperative, boat operators cooperative and hotel owners


5th - 11th Day (07-13 September)

Field studies along the coast from Marmaris to Fethiye on traditional wooden boats (The detailed program will be provided separately)

The following lectures will take place on the boat:

*Lecture on “Natural history of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea, a) Natural setting, environmental features and provinces; b) Living resources and nature conservation” by V. Barale

*Lecture on “Coastal litter - management aspects” by A.T. Williams

*Lecture on “ Management of yacht tourism in Göcek Bays” by E. Özhan

*Lecture on “Introduction to integrated coastal area and river basin management (ICARM)” by J. van der Weide

Field study subjects (Each subject to be taken by a team of 3 participants):

  1. Coastal conservation and specially protected areas (Moderator: Özhan)
  2. Environmental impacts of coastal development and activities, coastal use conflicts (Moderator: Williams)
  3. Coastal tourism: threats and opportunities (Moderator: Barale)
  4. Coastal resources, planning and development (Moderator: van der Weide)
  5. Beaches and beach management (Moderator: Micallef)


12th Day (14 September)

Morning: Arrival at Keskin Hotel and free time until afternoon.

14:00-14:50 Methods and tools to support integrated coastal management I (van der Weide)

14:50-15:00 Break

15:00-15:50 Economic aspects of beach management (Micallef & Williams)

15:50-16:00 Break

16:00-16:50 Coastal erosion and engineering technology for shoreline management I   (van der Weide & Özhan)

16:50-17:00 Break

17:00-18:00 Coastal erosion and engineering technology for shoreline management II   (van der Weide & Özhan)


13th Day (15 September)

09:00-09:50 Coastal tourism (Özhan)

09:50-10:00 Break

10:00-11:00 Presentation of the field study report on “Coastal tourism: threats and opportunities”

11:00-12:00) Discussion on “Sustainable coastal tourism in the Mediterranean & Black Sea“  (Moderator: Barale)

Afternoon: Trip to Iztuzu, MEDCOAST Centre, MEDHOUSE and Kargicak Bay


14 th Day (16 September)

09:00-10:00 Presentation of the field study report on “Coastal resources, planning and development”

10:00-10:30 Discussion (Moderator: van der Weide)

10:30-11:00 Break

11:00-12:00 Presentation of the field study report on “Environmental impacts of coastal development and activities, coastal use conflicts”

12:00-12:30 Discussion (Moderator: Williams)

12:30-14:30 Lunch break

14:30-15:30 Presentation of the field study report on “Coastal conservation and specially protected areas”

15:30-16:00 Discussion (Moderator: Özhan)

16:00-16:10 Break

16:10-18:00 Specially protected area management plan for Dalyan Specially Protected Area  (Moderator: Özhan)


15 th Day (17 September)

09:00-10:00 Presentation of the field study report on “Beaches and beach management”

10:00-10:30 Discussion (Moderator: Micallef)

10:30-11:00 Break

11:00-12:00 Development of coastal management in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea (Özhan)

12:00-14:00 Lunch break

14:00-16:00 Legal and institutional arrangements, tools and instruments used for ICM in the Mediterranean and Black Sea countries (Group discussion) (Moderator: Özhan)

16:00-16:20 Break

16:20-17:00 Course evaluation questionnaire

Evening: Banquet & Graduation Ceremony


16th Day (18 September)






7 September 2002

*Transfer from Dalyan to Marmaris (Morning)

*Marmaris NETSEL Marina (11:00)

*Marmaris Municipal Beach

*Transfer to the boat in Marmaris (16:00)

*Trip around Marmaris Bay, Günnük, Yalanci Bogazi boat repair yards, Içmeler, Turunç (Waste water treatment facility), Amos, Kumlubük

Overnight: Kadirga Bay


8 September 2002

*Marmaris Sewage Outfall

*Sailing near Aksaz-Karaagaç NATO Naval Base

*Luch at Kizilburun, Ekincik Bay (SPA)

*Ekincik Bay (Specially Protected Area)

Overnight: Ekincik Maden Iskelesi


9 September 2002

*Arrival to Delik Island and Dalyan Beach in the morning

*A short visit to the MEDCOAST Bay

*Gemiler Island. Historical ruins in the island, Kayaköy

Overnight: Gemiler Island


10 September 2002

*Ölüdeniz and Belcegiz Beaches (SPA & Min.of Forestry’s recreation area)

*Beach questionnaire survey

*Lunch at Ölüdeniz.

*Lykia World quality tourism facility

Overnight: Turunç Cove (Fethiye Gulf)


11 September 2002

*Hill Side Resort Hotel and Holiday Village

*Fethiye Sea Outfall

*Fethiye Bay Tour (Sövalye Island, Letoon Holiday Village, Marina site, Çavus Cape demolished wetlands, mine dock, Aksaz recreation area, rock tombs and antic theater excavation)

*Lunch at Yassi Islands

*Göcek village tour, interview with Göcek Mayor

*Free night at Göcek

Overnight: Göcek


12 September 2002

*Göcek Bay (Iltur Marina, Seka Dock, Etibank Facilities, Turkish Mine Company Facilities, Göcek Port Marina)

*Göcek bays (SPA), (Altin Boynuz Cove, Bedri Rahmi Bay, Sarsala, Batik Hamam (Cleopatra’s bath))

Overnight: Aga Port


13 September 2002

*Departure to Baba Island early in the morning (05:00)

*Sarigerme tourism development project, dunes and beach

*Interview with Iber Park Hotel Director Herr Függer

*Short visits to Seka Paper and Pulp Factory & State Production Farm

*Lunch at Toprak Ana

*Short visits to Dalaman Airport, Koca Lake and Dalaman-Tersakan wetlands, Dalaman beach

*Transfer to Asi Cove by midibus

Overnight: Asi Cove (Barbecue Party)


14 September 2002 *Departure to Delikada (07:00)

*Transfer to the boat of Keskin Hotel (9:00)


Project Leader: Prof. Erdal Özhan, Chairman, MEDCOAST

Middle East Technical University, 06531 Ankara

Company: ESER Yatching, Haci Mustafa Sok., no: 107 Marmaris

Tel: 412-3527, Fax: 412-6994


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