PROF.DR. AYŞE NİLSUN DEMİR    
Name : AYŞE NİLSUN
Surname : DEMİR
E-Mail : ndemir@agri.ankara.edu.tr
Phone Number : 90 312 5961643 - 5961438
Title : PROF.DR.
Unit : FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
Department : FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE ENGINEERING
Personal Information

 

Prof. Dr. A. Nilsun DEMİR

Education: 

Degree

Department

University

Year

Graduate

Faculty of Agriculture

Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture

Ankara University

1982-1986

MSc

Faculty of Agriculture

Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture

Ankara University

1986-1990

PhD

Faculty of Agriculture

Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture

Ankara University

1991-1997

MSc Thesis Title: A Study on Primary Production in Mogan Lake     

PhD Thesis Title: Phyto-Zooplankton Composition of Kurtbogazi, Çamlıdere Reservoirs and Ivedik Water Treatment Plant

Employment:

 

University

Year

Research Assistant

Ankara University Faculty of Agriculture

Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture

1986-1997

PhD  

Ankara University Faculty of Agriculture

Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture

1997-1999

Assistant Professor

Ankara University Faculty of Agriculture

Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture

2000- 2003

Associate Professor

Ankara University Faculty of Agriculture

Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture

2003-2009

Professor

Ankara University Faculty of Agriculture

Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture

2009

 

Research Area: Limnology, plankton ecology, aquaculture

Finished MSc Thesis Under My Supervision

Ilgaz, S. 2004. The effects of different salinites on the growth of Nannochloropsis oculata ve Isochrysis galbana.

Köse, B. 2005. Seasonal changes in above-ground biomass of submerged macrophytes in Mogan Lake.

Serin Ermiş, B. 2006. Toxicity of Herbicides Glyphosate and Ethoxysulfuron on Green Algae Scenedesmus sp.

Finished PhD Thesis under My Supervision

Fakıoğlu, Ö. Phytoplankton biomass and species composition in Beysehir Lake, 2010.

Meriç, İ. The Effects of Frozen Storage in Fatty Acids Profile and Meat Composition of Carp (Cyprinus carpio L. 1758) Fed with Sunflower Seed Meal as Partial Substitutes for Fish Meal, 2010.

My Lectures

Macrophytes and Culture Techniques (Undergraduate) 

Plankton and Culture Techniques (Undergraduate)

Oceanography (Undergraduate)

Water Pollution and Control (Undergraduate)

Biological Indicators of Water Quality (Post graduate)

Limnoecology-Lake and Stream Ecology (Post graduate)

Microalgae and Rotifer Culture Techniques (Post Graduate)

 

Courses and Congrees in Abroad

Limnological basis for reservoir management, Spain (17-28 September 1990)

International post-graduate training course on limnology, Austria (March-December 1991)

Aquaculture Management, Israel (23 October-20 November 2001)

Third Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences, UK (13-18 July 2003)

Ecological Restoration of Mediterranean Rivers, Spain (19-24 September 2011)

 

Projects

1. A research on primary production in Mogan Lake. Ankara University Research Fund, Researcher, 1990.

2. The effects of chicken manure on phytoplankton productivity in carp ponds. Ankara University Research Fund, Researcher, 1995.

3. A comparative study on plankton composition in Kurtbogazi and Camlidere Reservoirs and Ivedik Water Treatment Plant which supply drinking water to Ankara City. Ankara University Research Fund, Researcher, 1998.

4. Phyto-zooplankton composition in Sakaryabasi West Pond. Ankara University Research Fund, Project Manager, 2004.

5. The utilization of grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella Val. 1844) for aquatic plant control and its effects on water quality, phytoplankton, zooplankton and benthic fauna in Sakaryabasi West Pond. Ankara University Research Fund, Researcher, 2006.

6. The distribution of Marine Phenograms, Limits, Epiphytic algal flora along the West coast of Black Sea.  Turkish Research Council, Researcher, 2006.

7. Use of Phytoplankton Communities for Monitoring Ecological Status of Lakes within Water Framework Directive in the European Union Harmonization Process of Turkey: A Case Study on Mogan Lake. Turkish Research Council, Project Manager, 2007.

8. Use of phytoplankton communities for the estimation of Trophic State of Beysehir Lake. Ankara University Research Fund, Project Manager, 2008.

9. Determination of Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies by Determining the Role and Factors Affecting the Development of Submerged Macrophytes in the Past, Present and Future Warmer Conditions in Shallow Lakes in the Mediterranean Climatic Region. Turkish Research Council, Researcher, 2010-  .

10. Monthly Changes of Submerged Macrophytes and Estimation of Ecological Quality Class using Macrophytes and Diatoms of Kızılırmak River (Around Avanos District). Turkish Research Council, Project Manager, 2010-2011.

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

1. Publications in International Journals

Bakan (Demir), A. N. and M. Dokulil (1997). Summer Phytoplankton Primary Production and Biomass in an Alpine Lake, Mondsee (Austria). Turkish Journal of Biology, 21(4), 445-455.

Atay, D. and N. Demir (1998). The Effects of Chicken Manure on the Phytoplankton Primary Production in Carp Ponds. Acta Hydrobiologica, 40(4), 215

Demir, N., M. U. Kirkagac, S. Pulatsü and S. Bekcan (2001). Influence of Trout Cage Culture on Water Quality, Plankton and Benthos in an Anatolian Dam Lake. The Israeli Journal of Aquaculture-Bamidgeh, 53 (3-4), 115-127.

Memis, D., N. Demir, O. T. Eroldogan and S. Kucuk (2002). Aquaculture in Turkey. The Israeli Journal of Aquaculture-Bamidgeh, 54 (1), 34-40.

Demir, N. and D. Atay (2002). The Treatment Efficiency of Plankton in Ivedik Drinking Water Treatment Plant, Ankara. Turkish Journal of Biology, 26, 229-234.

Kırkağaç, M. U. and N. Demir (2004). The effects of grass carp on aquatic plants, plankton and benthos in ponds. J. Aquat. Plant Manage., 42, 32-39.

Çamdeviren, H., N. Demir, A. Kanık, S. Keskin (2005). Use of principal component scores in multiple linear regression models for prediction of Chlorophyll-a in reservoirs. Ecological Modelling, 181, 581-589.

Demir, N., M. U. Kırkağaç (2005). Plankton Composition and Water Quality in a Pond of Spring Origin, Turkey. Limnology, 6, 189-194.

Demir, N. (2005). Zooplankton of Two Drinking Water Reservoirs in Central Anatolia: Composition and Annual Cycle. Turkish Journal of Zoology, 29, 9-16.

Kırkağaç, M. U. and N. Demir (2006). The Effects of Grass Carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella Val. 1844) on Water Quality, Plankton, Macrophytes and Benthic Macroinvertebrates in a Spring Pond. Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 6: 7-15.

Dural, B., N. Demir, U. Sunlu (2006). A Pilot-scale Unit for Suspended Cultivation of Gracilaria gracilis in Izmir Bay, Aegean Sea-Turkey. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 9 (6), 1043-1046.

Demir, N., B. Dural, K. Yıldırım (2006). Effect of Seaweed Suspensions on Seed Germination of Tomato, Pepper and Aubergine. Journal of Biological Sciences, 6(6), 1130-1133.

Demir, N. (2007). Changes in the Phytoplankton Community of a Coastal Hyposaline lake in Western Anatolia, Turkey. Limnology, 8, 337-342.

Demir, N., M. U. Kırkağaç, A. Topçu, Ö. Zencir, S. Pulatsü, Ç. Karasu Benli (2007). Water Quality and Trophic State of Sarısu-Mamuca Pond (Eskişehir). Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 13(4), 385-390. (in Turkish)

Ermiş, B.U. and N. Demir (2009). Toxicity of Glyphosate and Ethoxysulfuron to the Green Microalgae, Scenedesmus obliquus. Asian Journal of Chemistry, 21(3), 2163-2169.

Zencir Ö., Fakıoğlu Ö., Demir N.,  Korkmaz A.S. 2011. Seasonal Variation of Phytoplankton Composition in a Medium-Size River: the Kirmir and its Tributaries (Ankara, Turkey). Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 10(6): 728-732.

Demir N., Pulatsu S., Kirkagac M., Topcu A., Zencir Ö. ve Fakioglu Ö. (2011). Pytoplankton Composition Considering the Odor Occurrence in Porsuk River (Eskisehir-Turkey). Asian Journal of Chemistry, 23(1): 247-250.

Çok İ., Ulutaş O.K., Okuşluk Ö., Durmaz E., Demir N. (2011). Evaluation of DNA Damage in Common Carp (Cyprinus carpio L.) by Comet Assay for Determination of Possible Pollution in Lake Mogan (Ankara). The Scientific World Journal, 11, 1455-1461.

Fakıoğlu Ö., Demir N. (2011). Beyşehir Gölü Fitoplankton Biyokütlesinin Mevsimsel ve Yersel Değişimleri. Ekoloji, 20 (80), 23-32.  

Meriç İ., Demir N. (2012). Assesment of Growth, Fatty Acids and Protein Profiles of Carp (Cyprinus carpio L. 1758) Fed Diets Including Incremental Levels of Sunflower Seed Meal. Israeli Journal of Aquaculture-Bamidgeh, 64(3): 1-8.

Meriç İ., Demir N. (2012). Farklı Oranlarda Ayçiçeği Tohumu Küspesi İçeren Yemlerle Beslenen Sazanlarda (Cyprinus carpio L. 1758) Dondurarak Depolamanın Kalite Özelliklerine Etkisi. Gıda, 37(2): 71-77. 

Demir A.N., Fakıoğlu Ö., Dural B. 2014.Phytoplankton functional groups provide a quality assessment method by the Q assemblage index in Lake Mogan (Turkey). Turkish Journal of Botany, 38: 169-179. 

Dural B., Aysel V., Demir N., 2013. Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile on the coasts of Turkey. Aktan Y., Aysel V. (eds) First National Workshop on Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile on the Coast of Turkey. 19-20 Sept. 2013 Gökçeada, Turkish Marine Research Foundation (TUDAV Publ.)  39, 1-19.

Dural B., Aysel V., Demir N., 2013. Distribution of Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile at various localities: Gulf of İzmir and Aegean Sea. Aktan Y., Aysel V. (eds) First National Workshop on Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile on the Coast of Turkey. 19-20 Sept. 2013 Gökçeada, Turkish Marine Research Foundation (TUDAV Publ.)  39, 20-36.

 

2. Publications in Other Journals:

Atay, D. ve A. N. Bakan (Demir) (1992). A research on primary production and estimation of fish yield. Akdeniz Üniversitesi Su Ürünleri Mühendisliği Dergisi, 3(1), 1-26. (in Turkish)

Demir, N., H. Çamdeviren and S. Keskin (1999). Prediction of Chlorophyll a in Kurtboğazı and Çamlıdere Reservoirs. Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 5(1), 66-70.

Demir, N., S. Pulatsü ve H. Çamdeviren (2000). Models for the prediction of Blue-Green (Cyanobacteria) Algal Biomass of Kurtboğazı reservoir. Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 6(1), 63-66. (in Turkish)

Demir, N. ve D. Atay (2000). Impact of Fish Cage Culture on the Phytoplankton in Bodrum. Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 6(2), 8-11. (in Turkish)

Demir, N. (2001). A Phytoplankton monitoring study in Bivalve Production Areas. Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 7(1), 56-62. (in Turkish)

Demir, N., H. Yavuz, A. Perendeci, C. Çakıroğlu ve S.S. Çelebi (2003). Aquatic Plant Biomass and Evaluation of Management Methods in Pınarbaşı Pond (Afşin-Elbistan, Kahramanmaraş). Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 9(2), 153-161. (in Turkish)

Köksal, G., S. Seçer, S. Pulatsü, N. Demir, M. U. Kırkağaç (2004). A Preliminary Study on the Water Quality, Plankton, Benthos Around Combined Cycle Power Plant and the Evaluation of Possible Effects of Power Plant to Ankara Brook. Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 10 (4), 449-456. (in Turkish)

Ilgaz, S. ve N. Demir (2004). The effects of different salinity concentrations on the growth rate of Nannochloropsis oculata (Droop) Green and Isochrysis galbana Parke. SDÜ Eğirdir Su Ürünleri Fakültesi Dergisi, I(11), 38-42. (in Turkish)

Demir, N. ve M. U. Kırkağaç (2006). Phytoplankton Composition and Biomass of a Grass Carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella, Val) Nursing Pond. Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 12(1), 51-55. (in Turkish)

3. International Congress:

Köksal, G., S. Pulatsü and N. Bakan (Demir) (1995). A Report on the Egg Production of Astacus leptodactylus After the Crayfish Plague in Mogan Lake, Turkey. Aquaculture in Eastern European Countries, International Aquaculture Conference, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria.

Dural, B. and N. Demir (1998). The Determination of Phosphate in Some Algae, Lake Mondsee. Proc. of First International Symposium on Fisheries & Ecology, Trabzon, 362-369, Fisheco.  

Pulatsü, S., G. Köksal and N. Demir (1998). Introduction to Limnological Survey in Mogan Lake, Central Anatolia, Turkey. Proc. of First International Symposium on Fisheries & Ecology, Trabzon, 385-393, Fisheco.

Dural, B., A. Lök, N. Demir and C. Metin (1998). Evaluation of the Effects on Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile Meadows Caused by Seine Nets. Proc. of First International Symposium on Fisheries & Ecology, Trabzon, 394-402, Fisheco.

Demir, N. (2003). Zooplankton of Two Drinking Water Reservoirs in Cenral Anatolia, Turkey: Composition and Annual Cycle. (poster) Third Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences, p. 143, 13-18 July, Edinburgh, UK.

Dural, B., N. Demir, O. Özden, B. Büyükışık, U. Sunlu, I. Yazıcı, H. Keleş, M. Dumlupınar, A. Özgül, E. Yürür (2007). Preliminary Results on the Impact of a Cage Fish Farm on Posidonia oceanica Meadows in Aegean Sea (Izmir-Turkey). Aquaculture Europe; Competing Claims, İstanbul, 146-147, EAS.

Dural, B., N. Demir, O. Özden, B. Büyükışık, U. Sunlu, I. Yazıcı, H. Keleş, M. Dumlupınar, A. Özgül, E. Yürür (2007). The Potential of Integrated Culture, Red Algae Gracilaria gracilis and Sea Bream-Sea Bass in Aegean Sea: Preliminary Data. (poster) Aquaculture Europe; Competing Claims, İstanbul, 148-149, EAS.

Fakıoğlu Ö., Demir N. 2010. Seasonal Variations of Cyanobacteria Composition in Lake Beysehir. The 8th International Cyanobacteria Conference on Toxic Cyanobacteria. August 28th -September 4th. İstanbul.

Demir N., Fakıoğlu Ö., Dural B. 2011.  Phytoplankton Functional Groups under Antrophogenic Impacts in a Shallow Anatolian Lake. 16th Workshop of the International Association of Phytoplankton Taxonomy and Ecology (IAP), S. Michele all’Adige, Italy – Trento, 21-28 August 2011,  p. 69.