PROF.DR. SEVİNÇ ARCAK    
Name : SEVİNÇ
Surname : ARCAK
E-Mail : sarcak@agri.ankara.edu.tr
Phone Number : 596 11 98
Title : PROF.DR.
Unit : FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
Department :
Personal Information

CURRICULUM VITAE

Prof. Dr. Sevinç ARCAK

 

 

CORRESPONDENCE

 

Ankara University, Faculty of Agriculture

Department of Soil Science
Dışkapı Campus, Dışkapı 06110 Ankara-TURKEY
Tel: +90-312-596 11 98               - Fax: +90-312-317 84 65

e-mail: sarcak@agri.ankara.edu.tr, arcak4@gmail.com

 

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Born May 13, 1959, Ankara, Turkey

 

EDUCATION

 

1982: B.Sc. Dept. of  Soil Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Ankara    University,Ankara,Turkey

1984: M.Sc. Ankara University, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Science, Department of Soil Science,

1989: Ph.D. Ankara University, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Science, Department of Soil Science,

 

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

 

1986:Researh Assistant , Dept. of  Soil Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Ankara    University,Ankara,Turkey

1992: Assistant Prof. Dr.  Dept. of  Soil Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Ankara    University,Ankara,Turkey

1995: Associate Prof. Dr. Dept. of  Soil Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Ankara University,Ankara,Turkey

2001: Full Professor, Dept. of  Soil Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Ankara    University,Ankara,Turkey

 

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCES

 

*December 1987- December  1988: Visiting scientist in Soil Science Department for 12 months, The Netherlands.

*May-September 1990: :Participation in a short course 1 year,Vienna, Austria.

*May 1992-February1993: Visiting scientist in Soil Science Department for 12 months, Georgia University,USA.

 

FINISHED PROJECTS

 

    1- Generating Pollution Database of The Soils Affected by The Muğla-Yatağan Coal-Fired    

        Power Plant Emissions and Investigating Interactions of Soil Properties. (Ankara   

        University Fund T.R. Prime Ministry State Planning Organisation.-2006)

   2- Generating Pollution Database of The Soils Affected by The Çayırhan Coal-Fired Power   Plant Emissions and Investigating Interactions of Soil Properties. (Ankara University Fund T.R. Prime Ministry State Planning Organisation.-2006)

 

 

CURRENT PROJECT

 

  1. Soil Science School:TUBITAK project-2007-2008

 

   RECENT PUBLICATIONS (selected)

 

1.      Öztürk, H.S., Ok, S.S., Arcak, S. 2004. Leaching of boron through sewage sludge amended soil: The role of clinoptilolite. Bioresources Technology, 95, 11-14.

2.      Güneri,E. and  Arcak, S. Determination of Cd and Zn Bioavailibility Index In Lettuce                                Plants Grown In Sewage Sludge  Amended Calcareous Soil. Agro Environ 2004 ,Italy

3.      Dalcı, S.Ç. and Arcak, S. 2002. Effects of Vesicular-Arbuscular Mycorrhizae on The Growth and Uptake of Some Heavy Metals by Oat (Avena Sativa L.). International Conference on Sustainable Land Use and Management, 95-102, Çanakkale, Turkey.

4.      Türkmen, C., Karaca, A., Arcak, S., Erdoğan, E. 2001. Influence of sewage sludge      application on heavy metal availability of soil and barley crop. Soil science Agro chemistry and Ecology, 4-6, 96-99. 90 Years of Soil Science in Bulgaria International Symposium, 13-15 September 2001, Sofia, Bulgaria.

5.      Karaca, A. Arcak, S., Turgay, O.C. 2000. Effect of EDTA on the extractability of Zinc, Cadmium, and Nickel in Soils. Proceedings of International Symposium on desertification (ISD), sayfa 422-428, 13-17 Haziran, 2000, Konya.

6.      Ataman, Ş. And Arcak, S. 2000. Effects of The Sewage Sludge of Ankara Waste Water Treatment Plant on Some Soil Biological Activities. Proceedings of International     Symposium on desertification (ISD), sayfa 350-355, 13-17 Haziran, 2000, Konya.

7.      Arcak, S., Karaca, A., Haktanır, K. 2000. Investigations on sewage sludges: chemical composition and effects on some chemical properties of soil. Proceedings of International symposium on desertification (ISD), sayfa 339-344, 13-17 Haziran, 2000, Konya.

8.      Arcak, S. Türkmen, C., Karaca, A., Erdoğan, E. 2000. A study on potential agricultural use of sewage sludge of Ankara waste water treatment plant. Proceedings of International symposium on desertification (ISD), sayfa 345-349, 13-17 Haziran 2000, Konya.

9.      Arcak, S., Karaca, A., Kaplan, M., Turgay, O.C., Haktanır, K. 1999. Heavy Metal Distribution of Greenhouse Soils in Antalya and Relationships With Soil Biological Properties. University of Selcuk, The Journal of Agricultural Faculty, 20:13, 138-155.

10.  Arcak, S., Karaca, A., Haktanır, K., Turgay, O.C. 1999. A.Ü.Z.F. The Effect of Plant Species on Some Enzyme Activities of the Soil of Ankara University Kenan Evren Research and Experimental Farm. Pamukkale University, Faculty of Engineer, journal of Enginering Science., 5:1, 959-967.

11.  Karaca, A., Arcak, S. 1999. Effects of Some Agricultural Wastes on Urease Activity, Nitrogen Mineralization and Some Properties of Soil.. University of Selcuk, Journal of Agriculture, 20:13, 94-107.

12.  Karaca, A., Kızılkaya, R., Horuz, A., Arcak, S. 1998. The Relationship Between Biochemical Activity and Soil Properties of Hazelnut Grown Soils. Pamukkale University, Faculty of Engineer, journal of Enginering Science., 4:3, 813-822.

13.  Kızılkaya, R. Arcak, S., Horuz, A., Karaca, A. 1998. Enzyme Activities of Paddy Soils and Relationships With the Soil Properties. Pamukkale University, Faculty of Engineer, journal of Enginering Science., 4:3, 797-804.

14.  Kızılkaya, R., Kızılgöz, İ., Arcak, S., Kaptan, H. and Rakıcıoğlu, S. 1998. Microbiological  Properties of Soils of Harran Plain. International Symposium on Arid Region Soil. 21-24 September, İzmir, Turkey.

15.  Arcak, S., Haktanır, K., Karaca, A. 1997. The Relationships Between Some Ecological and Chemical Properties and Enzyme Activities in Soils of Soğuksu National Park. Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry. 1:1, 35-41.

16.  Arcak, S., Kütük, A.C.,  Haktanır, K. and Çaycı, G. 1997. The Effects of Tea Wastes on Soil Enzyme Activity and Nitrification, Journal of Enginering Science, 3:1, 261-266.

17.   Arcak, A., Haktanır, K., Karaca, A. 1996. The Effect of Vehicle Generated Heavy Metals on the Highway Vicinity on Urease Enzyme Activity. Turkish Journal Of Agriculture and Forestry, 20, 101-107.

18.   Arcak, S., Omar, S.M. and Haktanır, K. 1995. The Effects of The Different Application Doses of Trifluralin on The Nitrification and Catalase Activity of Soil. Journal of Agricultural Science, 1:1, 41-46.

19.   Çaycı, G., İnal, A., Baran, A. and Arcak, S. 1995. The Effects of Sulphur Addition and Incubation Period on Some Chemical Properties of Peat As Plant Growth Medium,Journal of Agricultural Science, 1:1, 47-54.

 

BOOKS

 

1. Haktanır, K, and Arcak, S.1994. Soil Biology .ANKARA, TURKEY

2. Haktanır, K, and Arcak, S.1994.Environment Pollution. ANKARA, TURKEY

3. Arcak, S, vd. (Editor: Açıkgöz, E. and Arcak, S.). 2011. Ekoloji ve Çevre Bilgisi, T.C.    Anadolu Üniversitesi yayını no:2352. TURKEY

 

GRADUATE STUDENT ADVISEES (Served as the major thesis advisor): SELECTED

  1. Yeliz Şahin ( 2004-2006) ,MS thesis: Phytoremediation of contaminated soil
    with  lead  by phytoextraction
    . Ankara University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Soil Science, Turkey.
  2. Cafer Türkmen (2000-2005) Ph thesis: “Effects of Municipal Waste Treatment Sludge on Barley Growth ad Heavy Metal Intake in Calcerous Soil Conditions. Ankara University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Soil Science, Turkey.
  3. Nilüfer Güder (2003-2005), MS thesis: “Bioremediation of Zinc Contaminated Soil by Phytoextraction.” Ankara University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Soil Science, Turkey.
  4. Esra Güneri (2001-2003), MS thesis: “Determination of Cd and Zn Bioavailibility Index In Lettuce Plants Grown In Sewage Sludge  Amended Calcareous Soil”. Ankara University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Soil Science, Turkey.
  5.  Songül Ç.Dalcı (2000-2002), MS thesis: “Effects of Vesicular-Arbuscular Mycorrhizae on The Growth and Uptake of Some Heavy Metals by Oat (Avena Sativa L.) ” Ankara University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Soil Science, Turkey.
  6. Şule Ataman (1998-2000), MS Thesis: “Effects of The Sewage Sludge of Ankara Waste Water Treatment Plant on Some Soil Biological Activities” Ankara University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Soil Science, Turkey.