PROF.DR. MEHMET SOMUNCU    
Name : MEHMET
Surname : SOMUNCU
E-Mail : somuncu@ankara.edu.tr
Phone Number : +90-312-3103280/1202
Title : PROF.DR.
Unit : THE FACULTY OF LANGUAGES, HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY
Department : DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY
Personal Information



EDUCATION

Ph.D., in Geography, November, 1993.

Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey, Human Geography

M.A., in Geography, May, 1987.

Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey, Physical Geography

B.A., in Geography, June, 1984.

Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey, Physical Geography

 ACADEMIC POSITIONS

·           November 2011-Present, Professor, Department of Geography, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.

·           May 2006-2011, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.

·           June 1994-2006, Asistant Professor, Department of Geography, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.

·           November 1993-1994, Dr. Research Assistant, Department of Geography, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.

·           June 1989-1993, Research Assistant, Department of Geography, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.

·           1985-1987, Researcher, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, Ankara, Turkey.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

·         2017-2019, Chair of Scientific Steering Commitee, Scientific Network for the Caucasus Mountain Region (SNC-mt)

·         2017-2020, Chair, Department of Geography, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.

·         2016-Present, Member of Steering Commitee, IGU International Geographical Union, COMB-Commission 'Mediterranean Basin'

·         2016-Present,  Chairman of the Board of Trustees, The Environment Foundation of Turkey (EFT)

·         2015-2016, Member of Board of Trustees, The Environment Foundation of Turkey (EFT)

·         2015-Present, Vice Chair, South Eastern Europe Mountain Research Network (SEEmore)

·         2008-Present, Director, Centre for Environmental Studies, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.

·           2007-2010, Member of Steering Commitee: Development of Public Participation and Improvement of Socio-economic Prosperity in Mountain Communities: Yuntdagi Model, United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO)/Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Project Symbol: TCP/TUR/3102 (D).

·           2005-2008, Co-Director,  Centre for Environmental Studies, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.

·           2005-2008, Co-Director,  Research and Application Centre for Geography of Turkey, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.

·           2001-2010, Vice Chair, Department of Geography, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.

·           1996-1998, Vice Chair, Department of Geography, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.

·           1997-2001, Vice Chair, Turkish Mountaineering Federation, Ankara, Turkey.

·           1995-1997, Member of Environment Comitee, Turkish Mountaineering Federation, Ankara, Turkey.

AREAS OF RESEARCH/INTEREST

·         Environmental Studies:

Climate change, Human-Environment interaction, Environmental protection, Cultural heritage management, Environmental history

·         Rural Geography:

Rural development, Mountain environments, Mountain communities & policies, Pastoralism, Pastoral nomadism

·         Tourism/Recreation:

Rural Tourism, Mountain tourism; Urban and rural recreation, Sustainable tourism management

PUBLICATIONS

Books Written

Güney, İ., Somuncu, M. 2017. A Research on the Life Cycle of Tourism Areas: The Case of Kuşadası, Lambert Academic Publishing.

Somuncu, M., Çabuk Kaya, N., Akpınar, N., Kurum, E., Özelçi Eceral, T. 2012. Environmental Change in the Eastern Black Sea Region’s Uplands, Published by Center for Environmental Studies, Distributed by Ankara University Press, Ankara. (in Turkish). (239 p.)

Somuncu, M. 2005. The Aladag: A Case Study on Pastoralism and Mountain Nomadism, Ankara. (in Turkish). (300 p.)

Somuncu, M. 1998. Kayseri on 75th Anniversary of Republic, Published by Kayseri Governorship, Ankara. (in Turkish with English Abstract). (312 p.)

 Book Chapters

Okuyucu, A., Somuncu, M. 2019. Türkiye’de İkinci Konut Veri Tabanı Oluşturulmasına Yönelik Bir Öneri: Manavgat, Antalya Örneği, İçinde: Bulut,M., Karacagil, Z. (Ed.), Current Debates on Social Sciences 2: Cultural Studies, Ankara, 5-19.

Varnacı Uzun, F., Somuncu, M. 2018. Cultural Lanscape: An Evaluation From Past to Present, In: Rosa, I.S, Lopes, J.C., Ribeiro, R., Mendes, A. (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Methods and Tools for Assessing Cultural Landscape Adaptation, IGI Global, Harshey PA, USA, 1-27.

Uğurlu, Ö., Somuncu, M. 2018. Ayaş İlçesi’nde Kültürel Mirasın Korunması ve Sürdürülebilir Yönetimi, İçinde: Yılmaz, M., (Ed.), Geçmişten Geleceğe Taşınan Miras: Ayaş, Ankara, 357-369.

Somuncu, M. 2016. Climate change effects on tourism of Turkey and world, Global Climate Change and Its Effects, The Environment Foundation of Turkey, Ankara, Turkey. 157-182. (in Turkish).

Somuncu, M. 2016. Tourism and the Commodification of Cultural Heritage in the Eastern Black Sea Mountains, Turkey, In: Sustainable Mountain Regions: Challenges and Perspectives in Southeastern Europe, Koulov, B., Zhelezov, G. (Eds.), Springer, London-New York, 243-255.

Somuncu, M. 2016. Sustainable Development in the Eastern Black Sea Mountains: Present State and Pesperctives, (Second Edition), In: Sustainable Development in Mountain Regions: Southeastern Europe, Zhelezov, G. (Ed.), Springer, Switzerland, 215-226.

Somuncu, M. 2015. Ecotourism, In: (Ed.) Altun, A., Tourism and Promotion, Open Education Faculty, Atatürk University, Erzurum.  (in Turkish).

Somuncu, M. 2014. The Success of the State and Local People in the Development of Sustainable Mountain Tourism in Turkey, In:  (Eds.) Debarbieux, B., Oiry Varacca, M., Rudaz, G.,  Maselli, D.,  Kohler, T., Jurek, M., Tourism in Mountain Regions, Hopes, Fears and Realities,  Sustainable Mountain Development Series, Geneva, Switzerland: UNIGE, CDE, SDC, 80-81.  

Somuncu, M. 2014.  On the Geography and Environmental Science, In: (Eds) E. Bekaroğlu ve A.R. Özdemir, The Inner World of a Scientific Discipline: On the Modern Turkish Geography, İstanbul. 285-318. (in Turkish).

Okuyucu, A., Somuncu, M. 2014. Religious Tourism in Turkey: Current Status, Problems and Future,  In: (Eds.) Bilim, Y., Özer, Ö., Religious Tourism: Selected Topics, Konya, 11-46. (in Turkish).

Somuncu, M. 2011. Sustainable Development in the Eastern Black Sea Mountains: Present State and Pesperctives. In: Zhelezov, G. (Ed.), Sustainable Development in Mountain Regions: Southeastern Europe, Springer, London-New York, 215-226.

Somuncu, M., Işık, D. 2012. As a Recreation Area the Importance of Mount Erciyes for Kayseri City and Effects on Socio-Cultural Life of the Mountain. In: Asiliskender, B., Ceylan, B, Tozoğlu, A.E. (Eds.), Kayseri's Twentieth Century: Architecture, Urban History and Culture, Abdullah Gül Üniversity, Kayseri, 225-251. (in Turkish).

Books Edited

Somuncu, M. (ed.). 2018. Writings on the Environment The Environment Foundation of Turkey, Ankara, Turkey. (in Turkish).

Somuncu, M. (ed.). 2016. Global Climate Change and Its Effects, The Environment Foundation of Turkey, Ankara, Turkey. (in Turkish). (287 p.)

Somuncu, M. (ed.). 2009. Who's Who at the University of Ankara in Environmental Issues, Published by Center for Environmental Studies, Distributed by Ankara University Press, Ankara. (in Turkish). (226 p.)

Refereed Journal Papers

Somuncu, M., Okuyucu, A., Altundal Öncü, M. 2019. Second Home Tourism in the Eastern Black Sea Region of Turkey: Development Issue and Mobility Pattern, Ankara University Journal of Environmental Sciences, 7(2): 63-82.

Khurshid, M., Nafees, M., Khan, A., Somuncu, M.,  Khan, A.A., Rashid, W. 2019. Socio-political and ecological stresses on traditional pastoral systems: A review, Journal of Geographical Sciences, 29(10):1758-1770.

Khan, A.A., Somuncu, M. 2019. Is Rural Out Migration Constructive for Sustainable Development? A Case of Mountain Community of Kıbrıscık, Turkey, İnsan ve Toplum Bilimleri Araştırmaları Dergisi, 8(4): 3337-3352.

Göközkut, B., Somuncu, M. 2019. Ankara’da Yeni Mamak Kentsel Dönüşüm Projesi Ölçeğinde Dönüşen Mekânlar, Değişen Gündelik Hayat Pratikleri, Ankara Araştırmaları Dergisi, 7 (1):105-124.

Varnacı Uzun, F., Somuncu, M. 2019. Assessment of Cultural Landscape Values and Their Protection Status in Ihlara Valley, International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 8 (1): 7-18.

Okuyucu, A., Somuncu, M. 2018.  1990-2015 Yılları Arasında Türkiye’ye Yönelik Uluslararası Turizm Hareketlerindeki Değişim, Türk Coğrafya Dergisi, 71:7‐13.

Güney, İ., Somuncu, M. 2018. Kuşadası İlçesi’nde Turizmin Yaşam Döngüsü: Mekânsal ve Toplumsal Öğeler Üzerinden Bir Değerlendirme, Türk Coğrafya Dergisi, 71:101-116.

Khurshid, M., Nafees, M., Somuncu, M. 2017. Understanding the Role of Agriculture Encroachment in Pastoral Resources Degradation in Western Himalaya of Northern Pakistan, Sarhad Journal of Agriculture, 33 (2): 298-305.

Okuyucu, A., Somuncu, M. 2016. The Relationship Between Motivation, Socio-Demographic and Travelling Characteristics of Second Home Ownership: The Case of Yalova-Çınarcık, Turkish Journal of Geographical Sciences, 14(1), 39-56. (in Turkish with English Abstract).

Sönmez, M.E., Somuncu, M. 2016. Evaluation of Spatial Change in the Sultan Marshes in Terms of Sustainability, Türk Coğrafya Dergisi, 66:1-10. (in Turkish with English Abstract).

Ceylan, S., Somuncu, M. 2016.  A Critical View to Tourism Diversification in the Cultural Tourism Areas: Safranbolu UNESCO World Heritage Site , International Journal of Turkic World Tourism Studies, 1 (1): 53-64. (in Turkish with English Abstract).

Somuncu, M., Ceylan, S. 2015. Folk Music, Local Dances and Summer Pasture Festivals in Rural Areas of the Eastern Black Sea Region, Turkey, Turkish Journal of Geographical Sciences, 13(2), 79-92.

Okuyucu, A., Somuncu, M. 2015. The Economic Impact Assessment of Second Homes in Yalova-Çınarcık, Turkish Journal of Geographical Sciences, 13(2), 139-159. (in Turkish with English Abstract).

Varnacı Uzun, F., Somuncu, M. 2015. Evaluation of the Sustainability of Tourism in Ihlara Valley and Suggestions, European Journal of Sustainable Development, 4 (2): 165-174.

Uzun, A., Somuncu, M. 2014. Madra Dağı ve Çevresinin Arazi Örtüsü/Kullanımındaki Zamansal Değişimin Uzaktan Algılama Yöntemi ile Değerlendirilmesi, Balıkesir Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü Dergisi, 16(30): 1-21.

Varnacı Uzun, F., Somuncu, M. 2014. Opinions of the Tourists Visiting Ihlara Valley About the Participation of Local People in Turism, International Journal of Human Sciences, 11(2), 517-542. (in Turkish with English Abstract).

Khan, A.A., Somuncu, M., 2013. Rural Urban Migration in Mountain Areas and its Compatibility with Natural, Social and Economic Regimes: A Case of Kıbrıscık District, Bolu Province, Turkey, Ankara Üniversity Journal of Environmental Sciences, 5(1): 95-104.

Kurtar, C., Somuncu, M.. 2013. Conservation and Sustainability of Urban Cultural Heritage: The Ankara Hamamönü Example, Journal of Ankara Studies, 2(1): 35-47. (in Turkish with English Abstract).

Khan, A.A., Somuncu, M., 2012. Dynamics of Rural Out Migration and Environmental Conservation: a Dilemma of Sustainable Development of Mountain Community of District Kibriscik, Province of Bolu, Turkey, New Horizons in Science & Technology, 1(3):59-64.

Okuyucu, A., Somuncu, M. 2012. Determination of Local People’s Perceptions and Attitudes Protection of Cultural Heritage and Use of Tourism Purpose: Case of Centre of Osmaneli District, Ankara Üniversity Journal of Environmental Sciences, 4(1):37-51. (in Turkish with English Abstract).

Varnacı Uzun, F., Somuncu, M. 2012. Opinions of the Tourists Visiting Ihlara Valley About the Participation of Local People in Tourism, KMÜ Sosyal ve Ekonomik Araştırmalar Dergisi, 14(22):113-118. (in Turkish with English Abstract).

Somuncu, M., Khan, A.A. 2010. “Current Status of Management and Protection of Taxila World Heritage Site, Pakistan”, Ankara University Journal of Environmental Sciences , 2(1):45-60.

Somuncu, M., Akpınar, N., Kurum, E., Çabuk Kaya, N., Özelçi Eceral, T. 2010. “Evaluation of Changes in Land Use and Function of Yaylas in Gümüshane District: The Case of Kazıkbeli and Alistire Yaylas”, Ankara University Journal of Environmental Sciences, 2(2):107-127. (in Turkish with English Abstract).

Tazebay,İ., Somuncu, M., Akpinar, N. 2010. “A quantitative assessment for quality of life: The case of metropolitan Ankara, Turkey”, African Journal of Agricultural Research, 5(12): 1360-1372.

Somuncu, M., Yiğit, T. 2010. World Heritage Sites in Turkey: Current Status and Problems of Conservation and Management, Turkish Journal of Geographical Sciences, 8(1):1-26.

Somuncu, M., Khan, A.A., Waseem, L.A. 2009.  “Review of Protected Areas System in Pakistan: Present Status and Problems Concerning Future Development”, Ankara University Journal of Environmental Sciences,1(2): 1-15.

Somuncu, M. 2006. “Achieving Universal Primary Education in Mountains: Turkey Education Campaign for Girls: “Off to School Girls!”, Mountain Research and Development, 26 (1): 20-23. 

Ozcaglar, A.; Ozgur, E. M.; Somuncu, M.; Bayar, R.; Yilmaz, M.; Yucesahin, M. M.; Yavan, N.; Akpinar, N.; Karadeniz, N. 2006. “Land Use Decisions Based on the Natural And Human Sources in Camlıhemsin District of Rize Province”, Turkish Journal of Geographical Sciences, 4(1):1-27. (in Turkish with English Abstract).

Somuncu, M. İnci, A. 2004. Balancing Protection and Utilization in Overcoming Inaccessibility: A Rural Development Model in Mountainous Area of Turkey”, Mountain Research and Development, 24 (4): 307-311.

Somuncu, M. 2004. “The Dilemma of Mountaineering and Mountain Tourism: Economic Benefits and Ecological Costs”, Turkish Journal of Geographical Sciences, 2(1):1-22. (in Turkish with English Abstract).

Somuncu, M. 2004. “Cehri Üretimi ve Ticaretinin 19. Yüzyılda Kayseri Ekonomisindeki Önemi”, Erciyes Üniversitesi İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi Dergisi, 22, 99-125. (in Turkish).

Karadeniz, N., Somuncu, M. 2003. “Approaches for Preservation of Mountainous Areas in Turkey Case Study: Kaçkar Muntains (Turkey)”, Montagnes Méditerranénnes, 17, 89-90.

Karadeniz, N. ve Somuncu, M. 2002. “I. Lisansüstü Turizm Öğrencileri Kongresi”, Anatolia Turizm Araştırmaları Dergisi, 13(2):176-177. (in Turkish).

Somuncu, M., Karadeniz, N., Akpınar, N. 1999. Sürdürülebilir Bölge Planlaması Çerçevesinde Kırsal Kalkınma İçin Alan Kullanım Sistemlerinin Rize İli Örneğinde İrdelenmesi, Ankara Üniversitesi Türkiye Coğrafyası Araştırma ve Uygulama Merkezi Dergisi, 7, 175-193. (In Turkish)

Somuncu, M. 1997. “Doğu Karadeniz Bölümünde Yayla-Dağ Turizminin Bugünkü Yapısı, Sorunları ve Geleceği”, Ankara Üniversitesi, Türkiye Coğrafyası Araştırma ve Uygulama Merkezi Dergisi, 6, 273-315. (in Turkish).

Somuncu, M. 1996. ”Palas Ovası’nda Coğrafya Gözlemleri”, Ankara Üniversitesi, Türkiye Coğrafyası Araştırma ve Uygulama Merkezi Dergisi, 5, 183-212. (in Turkish).

Somuncu, M. 1996. “Kayseri’de Bağcılık”, Ankara Üniversitesi Dil ve Tarih-Coğrafya Fakültesi, Coğrafya Araştırmaları Dergisi, 11, 107-133. (in Turkish).

Somuncu, M. 1995. “Kayseri Şehri’nin Kuruluş ve Gelişmesi”, Ankara Üniversitesi, Türkiye Coğrafyası Araştırma ve Uygulama Merkezi Dergisi, 4, 127-146. (in Turkish).

Somuncu, M. 1994. “Tourism in the Rize-Ayder Yayla", Journal of Research and Application Centre for Geography of Turkey , 3, 255-273. (in Turkish with English Abstract).

Doğu,  A.F., Tunçel, H., Gürgen, G., Çiçek, İ., Somuncu, M. 1994. "Perilin Mağarası", Ankara Üniversitesi Türkiye Coğrafyası Araştırma ve Uygulama Merkezi Dergisi, 3, 291-308. (in Turkish).

Doğu,  A.F., Çiçek, İ.,  Gürgen, G.,  Tunçel, H., Somuncu, M. 1994. "Göller (Hunut) Dağında Buzul Şekilleri Yaylalar ve Turizm", Ankara Üniversitesi Türkiye Coğrafyası Araştırma ve Uygulama Merkezi Dergisi, 3, 193-218. (in Turkish).

Özesmi,U., Somuncu, M., Tunçel, H. 1993. "Ecosystem of Sultan Marshes", Journal of Research and Application Centre for Geography of Turkey, 2, 275-288. (in Turkish with English Abstract).

Doğu,A.F., Somuncu, M., Çiçek, İ., Tunçel,  H. ve  Gürgen,G. 1993."Glacial Shapes on the Kaçkar Mountains, Yaylas and Tourism", Journal of Research and Application Centre for Geography of Turkey ,2, 157-183. (in Turkish with English Abstract).

Akkan, E., Doğu, A.F., Gürgen,  G., Yiğitbaşıoğlu,H., Somuncu, M. 1993. "Uzungöl", Ankara Üniversitesi, Türkiye Coğrafyası Araştırma ve Uygulama Merkezi Dergisi, 2, 251-262. (in Turkish).

Somuncu,  M. 1988. Some Problems of Wind Erosion and Its Precautions: A Case Study of Northern and Western Part of The Develi Plain, Central Anatolia”,  Bulletin of Geomorphology, 16, 37-45. (in Turkish with English Abstract).

FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECTS

2018, Strengthening Climate Adaptation Capacities in South Caucasus (SCAC), University of Geneva & Caucasus Network for Sustainable Development of Mountain Regions (Sustainable Caucasus), (2018-2022). (National Representative).

2018, Support for the Preparation of Turkey's Seventh National Communication (7th NC) and Third Biennial Report (3rd BR) to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), (United Nations Development Programme/UNDP), (2018-2019). (National Consultant).

2011-2013, Determination of Landscape Character Types in Protected Areas on the Example of Kastamonu-Bartın Küre Mountains National Park, Funded by The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) Project Code: 110Y270, Ankara. (Researcher in the Project).

2009-2012, A Study on Assessment of Changes in Land Use and Function of Mountain Pastures in The Eastern Black Sea Region, Funded by The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) Project Code: SOBAG-109K079, Ankara. (Project Manager).

2007-2008, Determination of Current Status of the World Heritage Sites in Turkey, Funded by Turkish National Commission for UNESCO, Ankara. (Project Manager).

1998-2001, Determination of Mountain and Yayla Tourism Potential in the Central Taurus Mountains and Planning Policy, Funded by Ankara University Scientific Research Funding, Project Code: 98-01-03-01, Ankara. (Project Manager). 

2003-2006, The Development of the Land Use Decisions and the identification of the Natural and Human Resources in the Camlıhemsin District of Rize Province, Funded by The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) Project Code: SOBAG-105K025, Ankara. (Researcher in the Project).

2000-2006, Management Planning in Example of Egriova Summer Pasture (Yayla), Funded by The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), Project Code: CAYDAG-100YO37, Ankara.  (Researcher in the Project).

1998-2003, The Determination of the Land Use Pattern of Middle Kizilirmak Basin, Ecological Unit 15322 in Precedent to Agricultural Site and Recreational Uses, Funded by The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) Project Code: TARP-1900, Ankara.  (Researcher in the Project).

1990-1993, Strategies D’investissment et Redeploiement Spatial Des Emigres Dans Quatre Pays D’origine: Maroc, Tunusie, Turquie, Senegal, C.N.R.S. – Universite de Poitiers, France. (Researcher in the Project).

REFEREED MONOGRAPHS AND REPORTS

Somuncu, M., Yiğit, T., Yoldaş, A. 2008. Determination of Current Status of the World Heritage Sites in Turkey : Hierapolis-Pamukkale, Turkish National Commission for UNESCO, Specialized Commitee on Cultural Heritage, Ankara. (in Turkish). (38 p.)

Somuncu, M., Yiğit, T., Bölükbaşı-Ertürk, E. 2007. Determination of Current Status of the World Heritage Sites in Turkey : City of Safranbolu,  Turkish National Commission for UNESCO, Specialized Commitee on Cultural Heritage, Ankara. (in Turkish). (43 p.)

Somuncu, M., Yiğit, T., Şenyurt, Y. 2007. Determination of Current Status of the World Heritage Sites in Turkey: Hattusha: The Hittite Capital,  Turkish National Commission for UNESCO, Specialized Commitee on Cultural Heritage, Ankara.  (in Turkish). (52 p.)

Somuncu, M., Yiğit, T., Kılıççöte, N.C. 2007. Determination of Current Status of the World Heritage Sites in Turkey: Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi, Turkish National Commission for UNESCO, Specialized Commitee on Cultural Heritage, Ankara. (in Turkish). (40 p.)

Somuncu, M., Yiğit, T. 2007. Determination of Current Status of the World Heritage Sites in Turkey: Goreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia, Turkish National Commission for UNESCO, Specialized Commitee on Cultural Heritage, Ankara.  (in Turkish). (52 p.)

Somuncu, M., Yiğit, T., Güçhan, N.Ş., Kabasakal-Coutignies, S. 2007. Determination of Current Status of the World Heritage Sites in Turkey: Mount Nemrut, Turkish National Commission for UNESCO, Specialized Commitee on Cultural Heritage, Ankara. (in Turkish). (78 p.)

Somuncu, M., Yiğit, T., Gürkan, M. 2007. Determination of Current Status of the World Heritage Sites in Turkey: Historic Areas of Istanbul,  Turkish National Commission for UNESCO, Ankara. (in Turkish). (38 p.)

Somuncu, M., Yiğit, T., Aslan, R. 2007. Determination of Current Status of the World Heritage Sites in Turkey: Archaeological Site of Troy, Turkish National Commission for UNESCO, Specialized Commitee on Cultural Heritage, Ankara. (in Turkish). (58 p.)

Somuncu, M., Yiğit, T., Çörtük, U. 2007. Determination of Current Status of the World Heritage Sites in Turkey: Xanthos – Letoon,  Turkish National Commission for UNESCO, Specialized Commitee on Cultural Heritage, Ankara. (in Turkish). (40 p.)

Karadeniz, N., Başal, M., Güneş, G., Somuncu, M., Öztekin, M., Özcan, F. 2006. Management Planning in Example of Egriova Summer Pasture (Yayla), The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK),Project Code: CAYDAG-100YO37, Ankara. (in Turkish with English Abstract).

Özçağlar, A., Özgür, M., Somuncu, M., Bayar, R., Yılmaz, M., Yüceşahin, M., Yavan, N., Akpınar, N., Karadeniz, N., Çabuk, N. 2006. The Development of the Land Use Decisions and the identification of the Natural and Human Resources in the Camlıhemsin District of Rize Province, The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) Project Code: SOBAG-105K025, Ankara.  (in Turkish with English Abstract).

Başal, M., Yılmaz, O., Akpınar, N., Karadeniz, N., Erdoğan, E., Açıksöz, S., Dilaver, Z., Güneş, G., Özdemir, A., Somuncu, M., Tanrıvermiş, H. 2004. The Determination of the Land Use Pattern of Middle Kizilirmak Basin, Ecological Unit 15322 in Precedent to Agricultural Site and Recreational Uses, The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) Project Code: TARP-1900, Ankara. (in Turkish with English Abstract).

Ma Mung, E., Simon, G., Boubakri, H., Lazaar, M., Robin, N., Tapia, S., Bel Haj Zekri, A., Charef, M., Mutluer, M., Özgüç, N., Saouabi, A., Somuncu, M., Tunçel,H. 1993. Strategies D’investissment et Redeploiement Spatial Des Emigres Dans Quatre Pays D’origine: Maroc, Tunusie, Turquie, Senegal, Tome I: La novelle done migratoire: de l’émigration au fonctionnement en diaspora, Rapport final d’une recherche financée par le Ministère de la Recherche et de la Technologie Décision d’aide n° 89 L 0369,  C.N.R.S. – Universite de Poitiers, France.

Ma Mung, E., Simon, G., Boubakri, H., Lazaar, M., Robin, N., Tapia, S., Bel Haj Zekri, A., Charef, M., Mutluer, M., Özgüç, N., Saouabi, A., Somuncu, M., Tunçel,H. 1993. Strategies D’investissment et Redeploiement Spatial Des Emigres Dans Quatre Pays D’origine: Maroc, Tunusie, Turquie, Senegal, Tome II: Nouveaux acteurs, investissements et nouveaux lieux de fixation, Rapport final d’une recherche financée par le Ministère de la Recherche et de la Technologie Décision d’aide n° 89 L 0369,  C.N.R.S. – Universite de Poitiers, France.

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND PROCEEDINGS

Somuncu, M. 2018. İklim Değişikliği Türkiye Turizmi için Bir Tehdit mi, Bir Fırsat mı? TÜCAUM 30. Yıl Uluslararası Coğrafya Sempozyumu, 3-6 Ekim 2018, Bildiriler Kitabı, Ankara, 748-771.

Çaltı, N., Somuncu, M. 2018. İklim Değişikliğinin Tarıma Etkisi Konusunda Ankara Polatlı İlçesi’ndeki Çiftçilerin Algı ve Uyum Düzeyleri, TÜCAUM 30. Yıl Uluslararası Coğrafya Sempozyumu, 3-6 Ekim 2018, Bildiriler Kitabı, Ankara, 932-952.

Sevim, T., Somuncu, M. 2018. Çifteler İlçesi’ndeki Çiftçilerin İklim Değişikliğine Adaptasyon ve Algı Düzeyinin Belirlenmesi, TÜCAUM 30. Yıl Uluslararası Coğrafya Sempozyumu, 3-6 Ekim 2018, Bildiriler Kitabı, Ankara,1261-1275.

Nayır, M.M., Somuncu, M. 2018. Ankara İli’nde Tarımsal Su Yönetimi, TÜCAUM 30. Yıl Uluslararası Coğrafya Sempozyumu, 3-6 Ekim 2018, Bildiriler Kitabı, Ankara, 772-791.

Koca, R., Somuncu, M. 2018. Kırsal Ekonomide Kadının Önemi: Kayseri Gömürgen Köyü Yarı Göçer Kadınları, TÜCAUM 30. Yıl Uluslararası Coğrafya Sempozyumu, 3-6 Ekim 2018, Bildiriler Kitabı, Ankara, 1049-1056.

Ceylan, S., Somuncu, M. 2018. Kırsal Alanların Dönüşümünü Kavramsal Bakımından Yeniden Düşünmek, TÜCAUM 30. Yıl Uluslararası Coğrafya Sempozyumu, 3-6 Ekim 2018, Bildiriler Kitabı, Ankara, 1141-1155.

Ceylan, S., Somuncu, M. 2018. İkinci Konut Turizmi ile Tarım Toprağının Elden Çıkışı: Pelitköy’de Kırsal Yoksulluk, TÜCAUM 30. Yıl Uluslararası Coğrafya Sempozyumu, 3-6 Ekim 2018, Bildiriler Kitabı, Ankara, 1156-1170.

Berber, A., Somuncu, M. 2018. Sakarya Meydan Muharebesi Tarihi Milli Parkı’nın Korunan Alan Yönetiminin Değerlendirilmesi, TÜCAUM 30. Yıl Uluslararası Coğrafya Sempozyumu, 3-6 Ekim 2018, Bildiriler Kitabı, Ankara, 83-102.

Hıdır, C., Somuncu, M. 2018. Auschwitz-Birkenau Anıt ve Müzesi’nin (Polonya) Hüzün Turizmi Kapsamında Değerlendirilmesi, TÜCAUM 30. Yıl Uluslararası Coğrafya Sempozyumu, 3-6 Ekim 2018, Bildiriler Kitabı, Ankara, 150-166.

Göksu, E., Somuncu, M. 2018. Babia Gora Milli Parkı’nda Turizm ve Rekreasyon Aktiviteleri ve Ziyaretçi Yönetimi, TÜCAUM 30. Yıl Uluslararası Coğrafya Sempozyumu, 3-6 Ekim 2018, Bildiriler Kitabı, Ankara, 272-285.

Uğurlu, Ö., Somuncu, M. 2018. Niğde Kentinde Kültürel Miras ve Kentsel Kimliğin Korunması Konusunda Bir Araştırma, TÜCAUM 30. Yıl Uluslararası Coğrafya Sempozyumu, 3-6 Ekim 2018, Bildiriler Kitabı, Ankara, 991-1010.

Ceylan, S., Somuncu, M. 2017. Beydağları Sahil Milli Parkı’nın Koruma Kullanma Bakımından Durumu ve Sürdürülebilir Gelişimi Üzerine Bir Değerlendirme, 1. Uluslararası Sürdürülebilir Turizm Kongresi Bildiriler Kitabı, Kastamonu, 51-63.

Ceylan, S., Somuncu, M. 2017. Nevşehir Kalesi Örenyeri Kültürel Miras Alanının Korunması ve Sürdürülebilirliği, Türk Coğrafya Kurumu 75. Kuruluş Yılı Uluslararası Kongresi Bildiriler Kitabı, Türk Coğrafya Kurumu, Ankara, 196-203.

Ceylan, S., Somuncu, M. 2017. Kentsel Yenileme ile Bir Mekanın Mahalleden Turizme Dönüşümü: Nevşehir Kalesi Örenyeri, Uluslararası Kültürel Miras ve Turizm Kongresi Bildiriler Kitabı, Konya, 230-237.

Ceylan, S., Somuncu, M. 2017. Nevşehir Kalesi Örenyeri Kültürel Miras Alanının Korunması ve Sürdürülebilirliği, Türk Coğrafya Kurumu 75. Yıl Uluslararası Kongresi Bildiriler Kitabı, 196-203.

Ceylan, S., Somuncu, M. 2017. The Security Situation of Tourism Destinations in the Mediterranean Countries and Its Reflection on Regional Tourism, International Symposium of Mediterranean Civilizations, 8-10 November 2016,  Proceedings, Girne, 247-276.

Koca, R.,  Güney, İ.,  Altundal  Öncü,M.,  Somuncu, M. 2016. A Research on Effective Planning and Sustainable Area Management in Protected Areas: Case of Kaçkar Mountains National Park, TÜCAUM 2016 International Geography Symposium, 13-14 October 2016, Proceedings, Ankara, 771-778.

Somuncu, M. 2016. Land-use and land cover change in mountain pastures of the Eastern Black Sea mountains, Turkey, First Caucasus Mountain Forum: Bridging Science and Practice for Sustainability, 28 November – 1 December 2016, Proceedings, Scientific Network for the Caucasus Mountain Research Network, Tbilisi, Georgia, 41.

Somuncu, M. 2016. South Eastern European (SEEmore) Experience, First Caucasus Mountain Forum: Bridging Science and Practice for Sustainability, 28 November – 1 December 2016, Proceedings, Scientific Network for the Caucasus Mountain Research Network, Tbilisi, Georgia, 58-59.

Somuncu, M. 2016. Tourism and Land Use Change in Mountain Pastures: Case Study, The Eastern Black Sea Region, Turkey, Central European Conference of Historical Conference Abstract Book, August 31-September 2, 2016, Prague, Czechia, 13-14. 

Somuncu, M. 2016. From Mountain Pastures to Mountain Resorts: The development of second homes in the Eastern Black Sea Mountains, Turkey, TÜCAUM 2016 International Geography Symposium, 13-14 October 2016, Proceedings, Ankara, 578-579.

Somuncu, M., Khan, A.A., 2016. Visitor Management in Ephesus World Heritage Site in Turkey: Current Status and Problems, TÜCAUM 2016 International Geography Symposium, 13-14 October 2016, Proceedings, Ankara, 580-581.

Khurshid,M., Nafees, M., Somuncu, M. 2016. Understanding the Role of Agriculture Encroachment in Pastures Degradation: A case study from Western Himalaya in Northern Pakistan, TÜCAUM 2016 International Geography Symposium, 13-14 October 2016, Proceedings, Ankara, 815-816.

Khan, A.A., Somuncu, M. 2016.  Impact of terrorism in deterioration of tourism and hotel industries in Pakistan, TÜCAUM 2016 International Geography Symposium, 13-14 October 2016, Proceedings, Ankara, 552-553.

Okuyucu, A., Somuncu, M. 2016. Economic Impacts of Second Homes in Yalova-Çınarcık District, TÜCAUM 2016 International Geography Symposium, 13-14 October 2016, Proceedings, Ankara, 554-555.

Okuyucu, A., Somuncu, M. 2016. Motivation resources in second home ownership: the case of Yalova-Çınarcık, TÜCAUM 2016 International Geography Symposium, 13-14 October 2016, Proceedings, Ankara, 556-557.

Gökozkut, B., Somuncu, M. 2016. An investigation to urban transformation project in the perspective of disintegration: the example of Ankara - Mamak urban transformation project, TÜCAUM 2016 International Geography Symposium, 13-14 October 2016, Proceedings, Ankara, 560-561.

Güney, İ., Somuncu, M. 2016. Assessment of Kuşadası tourism in framework of tourism area life cycle model, TÜCAUM 2016 International Geography Symposium, 13-14 Ekim 2016, Proceedings, Ankara, 574-575.

Altundal Öncü, M., Somuncu, M. 2016. Public spaces in the shadow of the neoliberal urban transformation projects: Dikmen Valley, TÜCAUM 2016 International Geography Symposium, 13-14 October 2016, Proceedings, Ankara, 583-584.

Altundal Öncü, M., Somuncu, M. 2016. Interpretation of an Urban Park in the Context of Neo-Liberal Urbanization: Case Study of Dikmen Valley, 2nd International Urban Studies Congress, 11-13 May 2016, Proceedings, İstanbul, 1130-1144.

Ceylan, S., Somuncu, M. 2015. Kültür Turizmi Alanlarında Turizmin Çeşitlendirilmesi Uygulamasına Eleştirel Bir Bakış: Safranbolu UNESCO Dünya Miras Alanı, I. Uluslararası Türk Dünyası Turizm Sempozyumu Bildiriler Kitabı, 19-21 Kasım 2015, Kastamonu Üniversitesi Turizm Fakültesi, Kastamonu.

Somuncu, M., Ceylan, S. 2015. Doğu Karadeniz Bölgesi’ndeki Yayla Turizminin Kırsal Kalkınma Bağlamında ve Yerel İşletmeler Düzeyinde Değerlendirilmesi, EITOC-2015 I. Eurasia International Tourism Congress: Current Issues, Trends, and Indicators, Proceedings, Vol.III, Konya, 713-725.  

Somuncu, M., Ceylan, S. 2015. Local Music, Dance and Festivals in the Rural Areas of the Eastern Black Sea Region, Turkey, Royal Geographical Society Annual International Conference 2015, 1-4 September 2015, Exeter, UK. http://conference.rgs.org/AC2015/4

Varnacı Uzun, F., Somuncu, M. 2015. Evaluation of the Sustainability of Tourism in Ihlara Valley and Suggestions, Proceedings 3rd International Conference on Sustainable Development ICSD 2015 Book of Abstracts, Rome, Italy, 69.

Uzun, A., Somuncu, M. 2014. Dağlık Alanlarda Sürdürülebilir Kalkınma, Coğrafyacılar Derneği Uluslararası Kongresi Bildiriler Kitabı, 4-6 Haziran 2014, Muğla Sıtkı Koçman Üniversitesi, Muğla, 46-57.

Okuyucu, A., Somuncu, M. 2013. Religious Tourism in Turkey: Current Status, Problems and Future,  International Conference on Religious Tourism and Tolerance Proceedings, Konya-Turkey, 627-643.

Somuncu, M. Khan, A.A. 2013. Recreational Second Homes and Amenity Migrants in Turkey’s Mountain Areas: Case Study the Eastern Black Sea Region, Royal Geographical Society Annual International Conference 2013, 27-30 August 2013, London.

Khan, A.A.,   Somuncu, M. 2013, Cultural Heritage Protection and Tourism Development in Turkey: Community Awareness Based Conservation Model of Safranbolu Historical City, 1st International Conference of Archaeology and Tourism in Al-Ula, Challenges and Expectations, A-Ula, Madinah Almunawwarah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 11-13 February, 2013.

Somuncu, M., Khan, A.A. 2012. Raising Awareness for Protection of Cultural Heritage in Historic Towns and Cities of Turkey: A Model of Safranbolu Historical City, XV.International Conference of Historical Geographers, 6-10 August 2012, Book of Abstracts, Prague-Czechia, 205.

Somuncu, M., Özelçi Eceral, T., Çabuk Kaya, N., Akpınar, N., Kurum, E. 2012. From Mountain Pastures to Mountain Resorts: Land Use Change in the Eastern Black Sea Region, Turkey, SEEmore Conference 2012: Mountain Resource and Their Response to Global Change, 5-8 July 2012, Abstracts, Ankara-Turkey, 40-41.

Khan, A.A., Somuncu, M. 2012. Rural Urban Migration in Mountain Areas and its Compatibility with Natural, Social and Economic Regimes: A Case of Province Bolu, Turkey, SEEmore Conference 2012: Mountain Resource and Their Response to Global Change, 5-8 July 2012, Abstracts, Ankara-Turkey, 44-45.

Özelçi Eceral, T., Somuncu, M., Çabuk Kaya, N., Akpınar, N., Kurum, E. 2012. Socio-economic Transformation in Mountain Pastures: The Case of Eastern Blacksea Region “Yaylas” in Turkey, SEEmore Conference 2012: Mountain Resource and Their Response to Global Change, 5-8 July 2012, Abstracts, Ankara-Turkey, 42-43.

Somuncu, M., Akpinar,N., Çabuk Kaya, N., Kurum, E., Özelçi Eceral, T. 2011. Land Use Change in Mountain Pasture of the Eastern Black Sea Mountains, Turkey, People and Nature in Mountains: Changing Land use and Landscape Dynamics, Abstract Catologue, Trondheim, Norway, 31.

Somuncu, M., Akpinar,N., Çabuk Kaya, N., Kurum, E., Özelçi Eceral, T. 2011. Land Use Change in Yaylas of the Eastern Black Sea Mountains, Turkey, In: Borsdorf,A., Stötter, J. & Veulliet, E. (eds.) Managing Alpine Future II, Proceedings of the Innsbruck Conference November 21-23, 2011, Innsbruck, Austria, 71-84.

Somuncu, M. 2011. Differentiation in The Functions of Summer Pastures of Turkey due to the Socio-Economic Change in Rural and Urban Areas, (ICANAS 38) International Congress of Asian and North African Studies Papers, Volume II, Ankara, Türkiye, 811-830.

Somuncu, M. 2010. The Dilemma in Turkish highlands: preservation of natural and cultural heritage and tourism development – A case study of the Eastern Black Sea Region, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Heritage and Sustainable Development, Evora-Portugal, Vol.1: 431-440.

Somuncu, M., Yiğit, T. 2010. Hattuşa Milli Parkı ve Dünya Mirası Alanının Korunmasında Bugünkü Durum, Sorunlar ve Gelecek, VII. Uluslararası Hititoloji Kongresi Bildirileri, II. Cilt, Ankara, 771-782.

Somuncu, M., Yiğit, T. 2009. Problems related to conservation of historical assests of Turkey on UNESCO World Heritage List, Proceedings of the 14th International Conference of Historical Geographers, Kyoto-Japan, 181-182.

Somuncu, M. 2007. “Sustainable Tourism in the Kaçkar Mountains National Park, Turkey”, III. International Seminar on Mountain Tourism: Sustainable Tourism in the Montane Protected Areas, Building Partnership between NGOs’ and Managers of Protected Areas, Seminar Report, Sucha Beskidzka, Poland, 20-23.

Kurtaslan, B.Ö., Somuncu, M. 2006. “Vineyards of Kayseri and Their Contribution to the Cultural Landscape of the City”, ECLAS Conference 2006, Cultural Dimensions of Urban Landscape, Book of Abstracts, Bratislava, Slovakia, 71.

İnaner, H., Tokçaer, M., Kaya, T., Somuncu, M., Çalapkulu, F. ve Akkoç, N. 2005. “A Potential Geopark Area Kula (Katakekaumene) Volcanic Region in Western Turkey”, Ten Years Geological Heritage in SE Europe, ProGeo WG-1 Subregional Meeting and Field Trip, Proceedings, Tirana, Albania, 23.

İnaner, H., Tokçaer, M., Kaya, T., Somuncu, M., Çalapkulu, F., Akkoç, N. 2004. “An Example of Geological, Geomorphological and Cultural Heritage to be Preserved: Kula (Katakekaumene) Volcanic Region in Western Turkey”, 32nd International Geological Congress, Abstracts, Part 1, Florence, Italy, 625.

Somuncu, M., Karadeniz, N. 2004. “Ecotorism in Mountainous Areas in Turkey: A Case Study on Aladağ Mountains”, 2nd International Symposium on Tourism, Environment and Culture, Ege Üniversity/Goethe-Institut , Proceedings, İzmir, Turkey, 173-187. (in Turkish with English Abstract).

Somuncu, M., İnaner, H., Çiçek, İ. 2004. “An Example of Geological and Geomorphological Heritage to be Protected: Gölcük Caldera (Isparta-Southwestern Turkey)”, Proceedings, 5th International Symposium on Eastern Mediterranean Geology , Thessaloniki, Greece, Volume 1, 427-429.

Akpınar, N., Karadeniz ,N., Çamur, K., Somuncu, M. 1999. “An Approach to Meet the Gap Between Urban Recreational Demand and Supply by the Reclamation of Derelickt Brickyards in Ankara as Wetlands”, International Symposium on Geology and Environment, Proceedings, İstanbul-Turkey, 251-256.

Somuncu, M., Çamur, K., Karadeniz, N., Akpınar, N. 1997. “An Analysis of Relationships Between Urban Geology And Enviromental Planning And Proposals Future Development: The Case Study of Erciyes Mountain Volcanic Area, Kayseri Sub-Region”, International Symposium on Geology And Enviroment, Abstracts, İstanbul. 94.

National Conference Presentations and Proceedings

Ceylan, S., Somuncu, M. 2016. Safranbolu UNESCO Miras Alanında Turizmin Sürdürülebilirliği Konusunda Bir Değerlendirme, II. Ulusal Sürdürülebilir Turizm Kongresi Bildiriler Kitabı, 28-30 Nisan 2016, Adrasan/Antalya, 305-321.

Somuncu, M., Ceylan, S. 2015. Dağ Otlaklarından Dağ Sayfiyelerine: Doğu Karadeniz Bölgesi Yaylalarındaki İşlevsel Değişim, 3. Rekreasyon Araştırmaları Kongresi Bildiri Kitabı,  5-7 Kasım 2015, Anadolu Üniversitesi, Eskişehir, 317-328.

Naghipour, P., Somuncu, M. 2015. Ilgaz Dağı Kış Turizm Merkezine Rekreasyon Amacıyla Gelen Ziyaretçilerin Motivasyon ve Memnuniyet Düzeylerinin Değerlendirilmesi, 3. Rekreasyon Araştırmaları Kongresi Bildiri Kitabı, 5-7 Kasım 2015, Anadolu Üniversitesi, Eskişehir, 329-338.

Somuncu, M., Gültekin, A.S., Ceylan, S. 2015. Ankara’daki Üniversite Öğrencilerinin Rekreasyon Eğilimlerinin Saptanması, 3. Rekreasyon Araştırmaları Kongresi Bildiri Kitabı, 5-7 Kasım 2015, Anadolu Üniversitesi, Eskişehir, 304-316.

Ceylan, S., Somuncu, M. 2015. Safranbolu UNESCO Dünya Mirası Alanında Yerel Yönetim ve Turizm Paydaşları Arasındaki Çatışma Üzerine Bir Değerlendirme, 16. Ulusal Turizm Kongresi Bildiriler Kitabı, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart Üniversitesi Turizm Fakültesi, 12-15 Kasım 2015, Ankara, 775-789.

Ceylan, S., Somuncu, M. 2015. Turizm Etik İlkelerinin Sürdürülebilir Turizmdeki Yeri ve Önemi, Doğu Karadeniz Bölgesi Sürdürülebilir Turizm Kongresi Bildiriler Kitabı, 14-16 Mayıs 2015, Gümüşhane Üniversitesi Turizm Fakültesi, Gümüşhane, 155-165.

Somuncu, M., Akpınar, N., Kurum, E., Çabuk Kaya, N., Özelçi Eceral, T.  2015. Doğu Karadeniz Bölgesi Yaylalarında 1973-2004 Yılları Arasında Arazi Kullanımında Meydana Gelen Değişimin Değerlendirilmesi, Yayla Kültürü ve Yaylacılık Sempozyumu, 6-7 Kasım 2014, (Ed. H.Tunçel), Bilecik Şeyh Edibali Üniversitesi Yayınları, Bilecik, 105-132.

Somuncu, M., Akpınar, N., Kurum, E., Çabuk Kaya, N., Özelçi Eceral, T.  2015. Doğu Karadeniz Bölgesi Yaylalarının İşlevlerinde Meydana Gelen Değişim ve Sonuçları, Yayla Kültürü ve Yaylacılık Sempozyumu, 6-7 Kasım 2014, (Ed.H.Tunçel), Bilecik Şeyh Edibali Üniversitesi Yayınları, Bilecik, 77-104.

Okuyucu, A., Somuncu, M. 2012. Osmaneli Kentsel Sit Alanındaki Kültürel Mirasın Korunmasında CBS’nin Önemi, VII. Ulusal Coğrafya Sempozyumu (18-19 Ekim 2012) Bildiriler Kitabı, Ankara Üniversitesi Türkiye Coğrafyası Araştırma ve Uygulama Merkezi, Ankara, 134-145.

Kurtar, C., Somuncu, M. 2012. Kentsel Kültürel Mirası Koruma Çalışmaları ve Alanda Yaşayanlara Etkisi: Ankara Hamamönü Örneği, KBAM (Kentsel ve Bölgesel Araştırmalar Ağı) 3. Sempozyumu, “Kent, Bölgeler, Metropoliten Alanlar ve Büyükşehirler: Değişen Dinamikler ve Sorunlar”, Bildiri Kitabı,  Ankara, 211-223.

Varnacı Uzun, F., Somuncu, M. 2011. Kültürel Peyzaj Değerlerinin Yerel kalkınma İçin Önemi: Ihlara Vadisi Örneği, VI. Ulusal Coğrafya Sempozyumu Bildiriler Kitabı, Ankara Üniversitesi Türkiye Coğrafyası Araştırma ve Uygulama Merkezi, Ankara, 355-365.

Khan, A. A., Somuncu,. M. 2011. Dünya Miras Alanlarının Korunması ve Yönetimi Bağlamında Yerel Halkın Kalkındırılması: Hattuşa-Türkiye ve Taxila-Pakistan Dünya Miras Alanları Örneği”, VI. Ulusal Coğrafya Sempozyumu Bildiriler Kitabı, Ankara Üniversitesi Türkiye Coğrafyası Araştırma ve Uygulama Merkezi, Ankara, 377-386.

Kurtar,C., Somuncu, M.  2011. Kentsel Kültürel Mirasın Sürdürülebilirliği ve Turizm-Rekreasyon ile İlişkisi: Ankara Hamamönü Örneği, Türk Coğrafya Kurumu Uluslararası Katılımlı Coğrafya Kongresi (7-10 Eylül 2011), İstanbul.

Somuncu, M. Yiğit, T. 2008. “Hattuşa Milli Parkı ve Dünya Miras Alanının Korunmasında Bugünkü Durum, Sorunlar ve Gelecek”, VII. Uluslar arası Hititoloji Kongresi, 25-31 Ağustos 2008, Çorum. (in Turkish).

Somuncu, M., Yiğit, T. 2008. “The Evaluation of Tourism in Sustainability Perspective in the World Heritage of Göreme National Park and Rock Sites of Cappadocia”, Ankara University Turkish Geography Research and Application Centre 5th National Symposium on Geography, Proceedings, Ankara, 387-402. (in Turkish with English Abstract).

Somuncu, M., Yılmaz, M. 2006. “Rize İlinde Yayla-Dağ Turizminin Gelişimi ve Yöredeki Ekonomik, Kültürel, Ekolojik Etkileri”, 1. Rize Sempozyumu, Rize, 208-216. (in Turkish).

Somuncu, M. 2006. “The Impact of Tourism on Development and Regional Disparities in Tourism  of Turkey”, Ankara University Turkish Geography Research and Application Centre 4th National Symposium on Geography, Proceedings, Ankara, 163-177. (in Turkish with English Abstract).

Somuncu, M. 2003. “Türkiye’de Koruma Altındaki Dağlık Alanlarda Turizm/Rekreasyon ve Çevre Etkileşimi: Aladağlar ve Kaçkar Dağları Milli Parkı Örnekleri”, Coğrafi Çevre Koruma ve Turizm Sempozyumu, Ege Üniversitesi Coğrafya Bölümü Sempozyumları 2,  İzmir, 65-72. (in Turkish).

Somuncu, M. 2002. “Türkiye’de Rekreasyon Alanı Olarak Dağlar: Aladağlar Örneği”, II. Doğa Sporları ve Bilim Sempozyumu, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Spor Bilimleri ve Teknolojisi Yüksekokulu, Özet Kitapçığı, Ankara, 10. (in Turkish).

Somuncu, M. 2002. ” 2002 Dünya Dağlar Yılında Dünyada ve Türkiye’de Dağ Turizmi”, II. Turizm Şurası Bildirileri, I. Cilt, Ankara, 185-192. (in Turkish).

Somuncu, M. 2000. “Aladağlar Milli Parkı’nın Planlanması Sürecinde Planlamaya İlişkin Görüş ve Öneriler”, 9. Bölge Bilimi/Bölge Planlama Kongresi, Bildiriler, Trabzon, 394-405. (in Turkish).

Başal, M., Yılmaz, O., Akpınar, N., Karadeniz, N., Erdoğan, E., Somuncu, M., Tanrıvermiş, H., Açıksöz, S., Dilaver, Z., Güneş, G., Özdemir, A. 2000. “The Determination on the Land Use Pattern of Middle Kizilirmak Basin, Ecological Unit 5322 in Precedent to Agricultural Site and Recreational Uses”, Turkey Agricultural Research Project Symposium, October 26-27, 2000, The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey, Agriculture, Forestry and Food Technologies Research Grant Commitee, Programme and Abstracts, Ankara, 28-29.

Somuncu, M. 1998. “ Türkiye’deki Güncel Buzulların Bazı Jeomorfolojik Özellikleri”, Ortadoğu Teknik Üniversitesi Dağcılık ve Kış Sporları Kolu 35. Kuruluş Yıldönümü Dağcılık Sempozyumu, Ankara, 29-32. (in Turkish).

Somuncu, M. 1998. “Environmental Problems Caused by the Soft Tourism in Aladaglar National Park”, 15th. Scientific and Technical Geomorphology Congress of Türkiye, Abstracts, Ankara,17-18.

Somuncu, M. 1998. “Türkiye’de Doğa Turizminden Kaynaklanan Çevre Sorunları,” Hacettepe Üniversitesi Spor Bilimleri ve Teknolojisi Yüksekokulu, I. Doğa Sporları ve Bilim Sempozyumu, Özet Kitapçığı, Ankara, 9-11. (in Turkish).

Somuncu, M., Akpınar, N., Karadeniz, N. 1996. ”Sürdürülebilir Bölge Planlama Çerçevesinde Kırsal  Kalkınma İçin Alan Kullanım Sistemlerinin Rize İli Örneğinde  İrdelenmesi”, 6. Ulusal Bölge Bilimi / Bölge Planlama Kongresi, Bildiri Özetleri, Ankara, 60. (in Turkish).

Aytun, A., Somuncu, M. 1996. “Türkiye Deprem Yönetmeliklerinde Zemin Dinamik Etkisinin Temsil Biçimi”, Ankara Üniversitesi Türkiye Coğrafyası Araştırma ve Uygulama Merkezi III. Coğrafya Sempozyumu, Bildiri Özetleri, Ankara, 74-75. (in Turkish).

Somuncu, M., Aytun, A., Doğan, U., Uncu, L., Yılmaz, M., Tonyalı, L. 1996.”1 Ekim 1995 Dinar Depremi”, Ankara Üniversitesi Türkiye Coğrafyası Araştırma ve Uygulama Merkezi III. Coğrafya Sempozyumu, Bildiri Özetleri, Ankara, 80-81. (in Turkish).

Somuncu, M. 1996.  “Doğu Karadeniz Dağlarında Yayla-Dağ Turizminin Yapısı, Sorunları ve Geleceği”, Ankara Üniversitesi Türkiye Coğrafyası Araştırma ve Uygulama Merkezi III. Coğrafya Sempozyumu, Bildiri Özetleri, Ankara, 149-150. (in Turkish).

Doğu,A.F., Somuncu, M., Çiçek, İ., Tunçel, H., Gürgen,G. 1995. "Kaçkar Dağında Buzul Şekilleri, Yaylalar ve Turizm", Ortadoğu Teknik Üniversitesi Dağcılık ve Kış Sporları Sempozyumu, Ankara, 27-35. (in Turkish).

Özesmi, U., Somuncu, M., Tunçel, H. 1991."Sultan Sazlığı Ekosistemi", Atatürk Kültür, Dil ve Tarih Yüksek Kurumu ve Ege Üniversitesi Edebiyat Fakültesi Coğrafya Meslek Haftası, Bildiri Özetleri, İzmir, 41. (in Turkish).

Doğu, A.F., Çiçek, İ., Gürgen, G.,Tunçel, H., Somuncu, M. 1991. "Periliin Mağarası", Ankara Üniversitesi Türkiye Coğrafyası Uygulama ve Araştırma Merkezi I. Sempozyumu, Bildiri Özetleri, Ankara, 4. (in Turkish).

Akkan, E., Doğu, A.F., Çiçek, İ., Gürgen, G., Yiğitbaşıoğlu, H., Somuncu, M. 1991. "Uzungöl (Trabzon)", Atatürk Kültür, Dil ve Tarih Yüksek Kurumu ve Ege Üniversitesi Edebiyat Fakültesi Coğrafya Meslek Haftası, Bildiri Özetleri, İzmir, 3. (in Turkish).

Somuncu, M. 1991. "Erciyes Dağı'nda Turizm", Ankara Üniversitesi Türkiye Coğrafyası Uygulama ve Araştırma Merkezi I. Sempozyumu, Bildiri Özetleri, , Ankara, 8. (in Turkish).

Somuncu, M. 1991. "Doğu Karadeniz Bölümü'nde Coğrafya Gözlemleri", Ankara Üniversitesi Türkiye Coğrafyası Uygulama ve Araştırma Merkezi I. Sempozyumu, Bildiri Özetleri, Ankara, 19. (in Turkish).

Somuncu, M. 1989. “Actual Glaciation in Turkey”, Conference on Geomorphology, Man and Natural Resources and Symposium on Natural Hazards and Their Impact, March 27-31, 1989, Abstracts, Ankara, Turkey, 76.

Somuncu, M. 1988. "Environmental Problems and the Precautions to be taken in Develi Plain", 12th. Scientific and Technical Geomorphology Congress on Geomorphology of the Turkish Geomorphologist, Abstracts, 44.

Aytun, A.,Demirayak, F., Somuncu, M. 1987. "The Correlation Between the Seismic Activity and the Topographical Features, Along the North Anatolian Fault Zone", 11th. Scientific and Technical Geomorphology Congress of Türkiye, Abstracts, Ankara, 19-20.

Somuncu, M. 1986. "Information on Yahyalı-Kapuzbaşı Waterfalls District, and a Proposal fort he Development of this Area into a Natural Park", 10th. Scientific and Technical Geomorphology Congress of Türkiye, Abstracts, Ankara, 36-37.

Demirayak, F., Somuncu,  M. 1986. "The Environment Problems Caused by Urbanization in the Kayseri Plain", National Environmental Symposium, Proceedings, TUBITAK Publication No: 623, DEBÇAG Serial Number: 12, Ankara, 673-689. (in Turkish with English Abstract).

OTHER PRESENTATIONS, WORKSHOPS, AND INVITED LECTURES

Varnacı Uzun, F., Somuncu, M. 2012. Belisırma Köyü’nün Kırsal Turizm Potansiyeli, 2. Ulusal Kırsal Turizm Sempozyumu, Aksaray Üniversitesi, 20-22 Eylül 2012, Aksaray.

Varnacı Uzun, F., Somuncu, M. 2011. Ihlara Vadisi’ni Ziyaret Eden Turistlerin Yerel Halkın Turizme Katılımına İlişkin Görüşleri, 1. Ulusal Kırsal Turizm Sempozyumu, Karamanoğlu Mehmetbey Üniversitesi, 13-15 Eylül 2011, Karaman.

Somuncu, M. 2004. Türkiye’nin Dağlık Alanlarındaki Ekoturizm Verileri ve Planlama Yaklaşımı (Olanaklar, Kısıtlar, Boşluklar ve Öneriler), Korunan Alanlarda Ekoturizm Çalıştayı, 11-12 Mart 2004, T.C. Çevre ve Orman Bakanlığı Doğa Koruma ve Milli Parklar Genel Müdürlüğü, Ankara.

Somuncu, M. 1993. Erciyes Dağı’nda Turizm, ODTÜ Dağcılık ve Kış Sporları Sempozyumu, 8-9 Mayıs 1993, Ankara.

Somuncu, M. 1991. Kayseri-Erciyes Dağı Çevresinde Morfoklimatik Katlarla İnsan Faaliyetleri Arasındaki İlişkiler, D.T.C.F. V. Araştırma Sonuçları Toplantısı, 25-28 Mart 1991, Ankara.

Somuncu, M. 1988. Türkiye’deki Güncel Buzulların Bazı Jeomorfolojik Özellikleri, ODTÜ Dağcılık ve Kış Sporları Sempozyumu, 9-10 Nisan 1988, Ankara. 

Somuncu, M. 2017. İklim Değişikliği-Turizm İlişkisi Üzerine Bir Değerlendirme, Ankara Üniversitesi Beşinci Çevre Günleri Uluslararası Sempozyum: İnsanların Doğayla Kenetlenmesi - Kentte ve Doğal Alanda, Kutuplardan Ekvatora, 8-9 Haziran 2017, Ankara Üniversitesi Çevre Koordinatörlüğü, Ankara.

Somuncu, M. 2017. Turizm-Enerji ve İklim Değişikliği, Otellerde Çevre ve Enerji Yönetimi Konferansı (BÜÇEM 17), Başkent Üniversitesi Sürdürülebilir Çevre Uygulama ve Araştırma Merkezi, 12 Nisan 2017, Ankara.

Somuncu, M. 2017. Ankara’daki Kentleşme ve Kırsal Alanlara Etkisi, TEMA Vakfı Ankara Temsilciliği, 26 Nisan 2017, Ankara.

Somuncu, M. 2016. The Experiences of the South Eastern European Mountain Research Network (SEEmore), Regional Research Agenda Workshop of the Project “Supporting Sustainable Mountain Development in the Caucasus, 18-19 Febraury 2016, Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Somuncu, M. 2016. Kültürel Mirasın Korunması/Geliştirilmesi ve Turizm İlişkisinde Safranbolu ile Beypazarı Deneyimlerinin Rolü ve Önemi, Ankara Doğal ve Kültürel Mirasının Sürdürülebilirliği; Deneyimler ve Öneriler, 8 Ocak 2016, Koç Üniversitesi Vehbi Koç ve Ankara Araştırmaları Merkezi, Ankara.

Somuncu, M. 2015. Çevre Sorunlarına Coğrafyacıların Yaklaşımı, 2. Yüzyılının Başında Türkiye’de Coğrafya, İstanbul Üniversitesi, 1-2 Ekim 2015, İstanbul.

Somuncu, M. 2010. SEEmore in Turkey – Status and way forward, South Eastern European Mountain Research & Global Change Strategy Development and Networking Conference, 26-29 August 2010, Timisoara-Romania.

Somuncu, M. 2009. Ecotourism Development Potentials in the Eastern Black Sea Mountains in Turkey, Sürdürülebilir Dağ Yönetiminde Modern Yaklaşımlar Çalıştayı, Birleşmiş Milletler Gıda ve Tarım Örgütü (FAO) - Çevre ve Orman Bakanlığı, 21-22 Nisan 2009, Manisa.

Somuncu, M. 2009. Kırsal Turizmin Ekonomik, Sosyal, Çevresel Etkileri ve Türkiye’den Örnekler, Kalecik’te Tarım, Turizm ve Çevre Çalıştayı, 7-8 Mayıs 2009, Kalecik.

Somuncu, M. 2008. Türkiye’deki Dünya Mirası Alanlarının Güncel Durumlarının Saptanması: Göreme Milli Parkı ve Kapadokya Kayalık Sitleri Dünya Mirası Alanı, Türkiye’nin Dünya Miras Alanları Değerlendirme Çalıştayı, UNESCO Türkiye Milli Komisyonu/Kültür ve Turizm Bakanlığı, 18-20 Nisan 2008, İstanbul.

Somuncu, M. 2008. Kaçkar Dağlık Yöresine Özgü Çevre Sorunları ve Çözüm Önerileri, Yüksek Dağlarımız ve Kayak Merkezlerinde Doğal Çevrenin Korunması Etkinliği, Ankara Dağcılık, Kayak ve Kış Sporları İhtisas Kulübü/ADK Dağkor, 5 Haziran 2008, Ankara.

Somuncu, M. 2003. Turizm Sektörünün Kayseri Ekonomisine Katkıları ve Beklentiler, Kayseri Ekonomisi Sempozyumu I, 11-12 Mart 2003, Erciyes Üniversitesi, Kayseri.

Somuncu, M. 1996. Develi Ovasında Rüzgâr Erozyonu, TEMA Erozyonla Mücadele Haftası, 29 Kasım 1996, Ankara Üniversitesi Dil ve Tarih-Coğrafya Fakültesi Coğrafya Bölümü, Ankara.

SCHOLARLY PANELS

2002, “The Tourism as a Scientific Research Area”, The 1. Conference for Graduate Reserach in Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure, 26-29 October, 2002, Gökçeada, Çanakkale, Turkey.

1998, "Suggestions for Development of Mountaineering in Turkey", METU Mountaineering and Winter Sports Club  35. Anniversary Mountaineering Symposium, 21-22 November, 1998, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.

1990, “Environment”, Organized by Kayseri Melikgazi Municipality, 30 May, 1990, Kayseri, Turkey.

PARTICIPATION IN SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS

2014,  “Forum Carpaticum 2014: Local Responses to Global Challenges”, 16-18 September,2014, Ivan Franko National University, Lviv, Ukraine.

2104, “Meeting of the Steering Group for the Scientific Network  for the Caucasus Mountain Region (SNC-mt) at the margins of the “Forum Carpaticum”, 16-17 September, 2014, UNEP, Université de Genevè, Grid Arendal and Ilia State University, Lviv, Ukraine.

2014, “Meeting of the Steering Group for the Scientific Network for the Caucasus Mountain Region (SNC-mt)”, 2-5 July, 2014, UNEP, Université de Genevè, Grid Arendal and Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia.

2013, “Meeting of the Informal Ad Hoc Working Group -Towards a Scientific Network on the Caucasus Mountain Region”, 28-29 December, 2013, UNEP, Université de Genevè, Grid Arendal and Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia.

2013, “The Regional Meeting towards a Scientific Network on the Caucasus Mountain Region”, 30-31 May, 2013, UNEP, Université de Genevè, Grid Arendal and Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia.

2013, “First Election Meeting and Strategy Planning Workshop of the SEEmore Steering Commitee”, 22-23 March 2013, Sofia, Bulgaria.

2012, “Mountain Research Initiative Global Commission Meeting”, 30 March 2012, Imperial Collage London, UK.

MAGAZİNE ARTİCLES

Somuncu, M. 2010. From Mountain Pastures to Mountain Resorts, Newsletter of the Mountain Research Initiative, 5:9-12.

Somuncu, M. 1993. “Öyküleriyle Ağrı Dağı”, Çarşak, ODTÜ-DKSK Bülteni, 1 (3): 28-30. (in Turkish).

Somuncu, M. 1993. “Kaçkar Dağları”, Kültür, 99:60-62. (in Turkish).

Somuncu, M. 1991. “Erciyes Dağı’nda Spor ve Turizm”, Melikgazi Belediyesi Dergisi, 1 (4): 24-25. (in Turkish).

Somuncu, M. 1991. “Erciyes Dağı”, Melikgazi Belediyesi Dergisi, 1 (3): 25. (in Turkish).

Somuncu, M. 1990. “ Le Mont Ağrı et l’Arche de Noé”, Newspot, 9-90/14: 8.

Somuncu, M. 1990. “Yedigöller: The Seven Lakes and the Kapuzbaşı Waterfalls”, Image of Turkey,

29: 18-22.

Somuncu,  M. 1989. "The Kaçkar Mountains of Eastern Black Sea Coast", Image of Turkey, 26:18-23.

Somuncu,  M. 1989. ”Mount Ağrı And Noah’s Ark”, Image of Turkey, 23: 22-26.

Somuncu, M. 1986. “Bozkırdaki Doğal Anıtlar: Acıgöl Maarı ve Meke Tuzlası”, TÜBİTAK Bilim ve Teknik Dergisi, 19 (225): 42-44. (in Turkish).

Somuncu, M. 1986. “Milli Park Olması Gereken Bir Yöremiz: Aladağlar”, TÜBİTAK Bilim ve Teknik Dergisi, 19 (223): 1-3. (in Turkish).

Somuncu, M. 1986. “Türkiye’nin Yaşayan Buzulları”, TÜBİTAK Bilim ve Teknik Dergisi, 19 (221):   

1-3. (in Turkish).

Somuncu, M. 1985. “Dağcılık Sporu ve Türkiye’deki Yeri”, Yapıspor Dergisi, 4 (11): 26-27. (in Turkish).

Somuncu, M. 1985. “Dağcılık Üzerine Birkaç Söz”, Yapıspor Dergisi, 4 (12): 27-30. (in Turkish).

Encyclopedia Entries   

Somuncu, M. 2015. “Kayseri”, Contributed two photographs and 1200 word entry to Kayseri Büyükşehir Belediyesi Kayseri Ansiklopedisi, İstanbul, v. 4, pp. 50-56.

Somuncu, M. 2013. “Reşat İzbırak”, Contributed one photograph and 250 word entry to Kayseri Büyükşehir Belediyesi Kayseri Ansiklopedisi, İstanbul, v. 2, pp. 369-370.

Somuncu, M. 2010. “Mount Erciyes”, Contributed one photograph and 1000 word entry to Kayseri Büyükşehir Belediyesi Kayseri Ansiklopedisi, İstanbul, v. 2, pp. 177-180.

Somuncu, M. 2009. “Coğrafya”, Contributed six photograph, one map, and 3,885 word entry to Kayseri Büyükşehir Belediyesi Kayseri Ansiklopedisi, İstanbul, v. 1, pp. 322-332.

GRANTS RECEIVED

2017, Swiss National Science Foundation Travel Grant, “Lessons Learned Workshop of the Project: Supporting Sustainable Mountain Development in the Caucasus (Sustainable Caucasus)” 19-22 June, 2017, Borjomi, Georgia.

2016, Swiss National Science Foundation Travel Grant, “First Caucasus Mountain Forum: Bridging Science and Practice for Sustainability, Scientific Network for the Caucasus Mountain Research Network, 28 November-1 December, 2016, Tbilisi, Georgia.

2016, Swiss National Science Foundation Travel Grant, Regional Research Agenda Workshop of the Project: Supporting Sustainable Mountain Development in the Caucasus”, 18-19 February, 2016, Tbilisi, Georgia.

2016, TUBITAK (Turkish Scientific Technical Research Organization) Participation Support for International Scientific Activities,  RGS-IBG Annual International Conference” 2015, 1-4 September, 2015, Exeter, UK.

2015 , Université de Genevè and UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) Travel Grant, “Kickoff Workshop: Supporting Sustainable Mountain Development in the Caucasus (Sustainable Caucasus)”, 2-5 July, 2015, Tbilisi, Georgia.

2014, Université de Genevè and UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) Travel Grant, Forum Carpaticum 2014, 16-18 September, 2014, Ivan Franko National University, Lviv, Ukraine.

2014, Université de Genevè and UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) Travel Grant,  Meeting of the Steering Group for the Scientific Network for the Caucasus Mountain Region (SNC-mt) at the margins of the “Forum Carpaticum, 16-17  September, 2014, UNEP, Université de Genevè, Grid Arendal and Ilia State University, Lviv, Ukraine.

2014, UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) Travel Grant, Meeting of the Steering Group for the Scientific Network  for the Caucasus Mountain Region (SNC-mt), 2-5 July, 2014, UNEP, Université de Genevè, Grid Arendal and Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia.

2013, UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) Travel Grant, Meeting of the Informal Ad Hoc Working Group -Towards a Scientific Network on the Caucasus Mountain Region, 28-29 December, 2013, UNEP, Université de Genevè, Grid Arendal and Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia.

 2013, UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) Travel Grant, Regional Meeting towards a Scientific Network on the Caucasus Mountain Region, 30-31 May, 2013, UNEP, Université de Genevè, Grid Arendal and Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia.

2013, South Eastern European Mountain Research Network Travel Grant, the First Election Meeting and Strategy Planning Workshop of the SEEmore Steering Commitee, 22-23 March 2013, Sofia, Bulgaria.

2012, MRI (Mountain Research Initiative) Travel Grant, Mountain Research Initiative Global Commission Meeting, 30 March 2012, Imperial Collage London.

2010, MRI (Mountain Research Initiative) Travel Grant, South Eastern European Mountain Research & Global Change Strategy Development and Networking Conference, 26-29 August 2010, Timisoara-Romania.

 2009, TUBITAK (Turkish Scientific Technical Research Organization) Participation Support for International Scientific Activities, For the Congress Titled 14th International Conference of Historical Geographers”, Kyoto, Japan.

2009, Austrian Scientific and Research Liaison Office – Sofia Travel Grant, International Conference on Identifying the Research Base for a Sustainable Development of the Mountain Regions in Southeastern Europe, 24 - 26 April 2009, Sofia, Bulgaria.

 PUBLICATION INCENTIVES AWARDS

2016, Ankara University Participation Support for International Scientific Activities, Central European Conference of Historical Conference”, 31 August-2 September, 2016, Prague, Czechia.

2013, Ankara University Publication Incentive Award, for the Organizing International Scientific Meeting Titled “SEEmore Conference 2012: Mountain Resources and Their Response to Global Change” 5-8 July 2012, Ankara, Turkey.

2007, TUBITAK (Turkish Scientific Technical Research Organization) Publication Incentive Award, For the Paper Titled ” “Achieving Universal Primary Education in Mountains: Turkey Education Campaign for Girls: “Off to School Girls!”, Mountain Research and Development, 26 (1): 20-23. 

2006, TUBITAK (Turkish Scientific Technical Research Organization) Publication Incentive Award, For the Paper Titled “Balancing Protection and Utulization in Overcoming Inaccessibility: A Rural Development Model in a Mountainous Area of Turkey” Mountain Research and Development, 24 (4): 307-311.

Theses SupervIsed

Institution

Student Name

Degree

Supervisory role

Remark

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ankara University Graduate School of Social Science

Burcu Gökozkut

PhD

Advisor

In progress

İsmet Güney

PhD

Advisor

In progress

Merve Altundal

PhD

Advisor

In progress

Ramazan Koca

PhD

Advisor

In progress

İrem Sağlam Fide

PhD

Advisor

In progress

Engin Aslan

PhD

Advisor

In progress

Serdar Ceylan

PhD

Advisor

Graduated

Murat Çevik

PhD

Advisor

In progress

Nihat Demirtaş

PhD

Advisor

Graduated

Hasan Sayılan

PhD

Advisor

In progress

Ayşe Okuyucu

PhD

Advisor

Graduated

Funda Uzun

PhD

Advisor

Graduated

Ashfaq Ahmad Khan

PhD

Advisor

Graduated

Alper Uzun

PhD

Advisor

Graduated

Çağdaş Kılıç

PhD

Committee Member

In progress

Eren Şenol

PhD

Committee Member

Graduated

Nuri Yavan

PhD

Committee Member

Graduated

Veysi Günal

PhD

Co-Advisor

Graduated

M. Yılmaz Özden

PhD

Committee Member

Graduated

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ankara University Graduate School of Social Science

Mert Kabasakal

Masters

Advisor

In progress

Ercüment Kaya

Masters

Advisor

In progress

Hakan Ayata

Masters

Advisor

In progress

Erhan Göksu

Masters

Advisor

In progress

Nuray Çaltı

Masters

Advisor

In progress

Caner Hıdır

Masters

Advisor

In progress

Özlem Uğurlu

Masters

Advisor

In progress

Tülay Sevim

Masters

Advisor

In progress

Parinaz Naghipour

Masters

Advisor

Graduated

Burcu Gökozkut

Masters

Co-Advisor

Graduated

İsmet Güney

Masters

Advisor

Graduated

Merve Altundal

Masters

Advisor

Graduated

Jeong-An CHOI

Masters

Advisor

Graduated

Ceyda Kurtar

Masters

Advisor

Graduated

Ayşe Okuyucu

Masters

Advisor

Graduated

İmran Başak Kurt

Masters

Advisor

Graduated

Hasan Sayılan

Masters

Advisor

Graduated

Cafer Özdemir

Masters

Advisor

Graduated

Yurdagül Kozan

Masters

Advisor

Graduated

Altuğ Çevik

Masters

Advisor

Graduated

Ceyda (Tekince) Ercanik

Masters

Advisor

Graduated

Nezahat Dinç

Masters

Advisor

Graduated

Murat Tanrıkulu

Masters

Advisor

Graduated

Zerrin Tok

Masters

Advisor

Graduated

 

 

 

Ankara University Graduate School of Natural and Applied Science

Ali Uğur Özcan

PhD

Committee Member

Graduated

Gül Güneş

PhD

Committee Member

Graduated

Murat Güven Tuğaç

PhD

Committee Member

Graduated

Tülay Cengiz

PhD

Committee Member

Graduated


Scıentıfıc Journal Edıtorıal Servıce

·           2009-Present, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Ankara University Environmental Sciences, (Biannual Peer Reviewed Academic Journal), Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.

·           2003-2014, Associate-Editor, Turkish Journal of Geographical Sciences (Biannual Peer Reviewed Academic Journal), Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.

·           2013-Present, Editorial Board, Journal of Ankara Studies, Turkey.

·           2011-Present, Editorial Board, Anatolia Turizm Araştırmaları Dergisi, Turkey.

·           2008-Present, Editorial Board, Firat University Journal of Social  Science, Elazıg, Turkey.

·           2007-2016, Editorial Board, Balikesir University Journal of Social  Science, Balikesir, Turkey.

·           2009-Present, Editorial Board, Turkish Journal of Geography, İstanbul, Turkey.

ANONYMOUS PEER REVIEWER FOR REFEREED ARTICLES IN:

·         African Journal of Agricultural Research

·         Anatolia Turizm Araştırmaları Dergisi

·         Ankara Üniversitesi Spor Bilimleri Fakültesi Spormetre Dergisi

·         Balıkesir Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü Dergisi

·         Turkish Journal of Geographical Sciences

·         Cumhuriyet Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi

·         Çukurova Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü Dergisi

·         Aegean Geographical Journal

·         Fırat Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi

·         Höyük Dergisi

·         Scientific Research and Essay

·         Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences

·         Turkish Journal of Geography

·         Tarih Araştırmaları Dergisi

ORGANIZING SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

2019, Co-Chair, Second Caucasus Mountain Forum: The Caucasus Research Agenda-a Key to Sustainable Regional Development, 30 October-1 November, 2019, Ankara, Turkey.

2018, Organizing Committee Member, 100 Years Bulgarian Geographical Society: Smart Geography International Conference, 2-4 November, 2018, Sofia, Bulgaria.

2017, Session Organizer, “Climate Change and Tourism”, International Symposium of Ankara University 5th Environmental Days, 8-9 June 2017, Ankara Üniversity, Ankara, Turkey.

2016, Organizing Committee Member, First Caucasus Mountain Forum: Bridging Science and Practice for Sustainability, 28 November – 1 December 2016, Scientific Network for the Caucasus Mountain Research Network, Tbilisi, Georgia.

2016, Scientific Commitee Member, TÜCAUM 2016 International Geography Symposium, 13-14 October 2016, Research and Application Centre for Turkish Geography, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.

2015, Scientific Commitee Member,  International Conference, Sustainable Mountain Regions: Make Them Work, May 14-16, 2015, Borovets, Bulgaria.

2015, Scientific Commitee Member, Eastern Black Sea Region Sustainable Tourism Congress, May 14-16, 2015, Tourism Faculty, Gümüşhane Üniversity, Gümüşhane.

2014, Scientific Commitee Member, 2nd National Marine Tourism Symposium, February 28, 2014, Dokuz Eylül Üniversity, İzmir.

2013, Scientific Commitee Member, 2nd Congress on Recreation Resarch, October 31-November 3, 2013, Kusadasi, Aydın, Turkey.

2012, Scientific Committee Member, SEEmore Conference 2012 - Mountain Resources and Their Response to Global Change, 5-8 July 2012, Centre for Environmental Studies, Ankara University and Mountain Research Initiative, Ankara, Turkey.

2012, Chairman of the Organizing Committee, SEEmore Conference 2012 - Mountain Resources and Their Response to Global Change, 5-8 July 2012, Centre for Environmental Studies, Ankara University and Mountain Research Initiative, Ankara, Turkey.

2012, Scientific Commitee Member, 1st Congress on Recreation Resarch, April 12-15, 2012, Kemer, Antalya, Turkey.

2010, Session Organizer, "Environment and Development”, 6th National Geography Symposium, November 3-5, 2010, Research and Application Centre for Turkish Geography, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.

2010, Member of the Organizing Committee, 6th National Geography Symposium, November 3-5, 2010, Research and Application Centre for Turkish Geography, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.

2010, Scientific Commitee Member, Symposium on Combating Desertification, June 17-18, 2010, Çorum, Turkey.

2010, Scientific Committee Member, 1st Interdisciplinary Tourism Research Congress, May 27-30, 2010, Nevsehir, Turkey.

2010, Jury Member, 1st Interdisciplinary Tourism Research Congress, May 27-30, 2010, Nevsehir, Turkey.

2009, Member of the Organizing Committee, Workshop on Agriculture, Turizm, and Environment in Kalecik, May 7-8, 2009, Centre for Environmental Studies, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.

2008, Session Organizer, “Sustainable Tourism”, 5th National Geography Symposium, October 16-17, 2008, Research and Application Centre for Turkish Geography, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.

2008, Member of the Organizing Committee, 5th National Geography Symposium, October 16-17, 2008, Research and Application Centre for Turkish Geography, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.

2008, Scientific Commitee Member, 4th Graduate Student Research Conference in Tourism, April 23-27, 2008, Belek, Antalya, Turkey.

2006, Member of the Organizing Committee, 4th National Geography Symposium, October 15-16, 2008, Research and Application Centre for Turkish Geography, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.

2006, Member of the Organizing Committee, Workshop on Agriculture, Turizm, and Environment in Rural Development in Beypazari, November 2-3, 2006, Centre for Environmental Studies, Ankara University; Beypazari Municipality, Ankara, Turkey.

2003, Scientific Committee Member, “1st Symposium on Youth, Leisure and Outdoor Sports”, Gazi University, Ankara.

2002, Scientific Committee Member,  “2nd Symposium on Outdoor Sports and Science”, November 22-24, 2002, Hacettepe University, Ankara.

2002, Member of Council, 2nd Tourism Council, April 12-14, 2002, Ministry of Tourism, Ankara, Turkey.

2002, Honorary Advisor to the Minister of Tourism, “1st Honorary Consultants Meeting of Tourism”, March 01-03, 2002, Ministry of Tourism, Denizli.

1996, Member of the Organizing Committee, 3rd Geography Symposium, April 15-19, 1996, Research and Application Centre for Turkish Geography, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.

1991, Member of the Organizing Committee, 1st Geography Symposium, April 29-May 1, 1991, Research and Application Centre for Turkish Geography, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.

CertIfIcates

1994, Certificate of Environmental Impact Assessment Training Program,  UNDP GEF/Environment Foundation of Turkey, Ankara, Turkey.

1984, Certificate of Geomorphologist, Department of Physical Geography and Geology, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.

MASS MEDIA ENGAGEMENT 

2016, Live radio interview, TRT Kent Radio Ankara, Program on “Diary of city”, subject: “Studies of Turkey Environment Foundation”, February 25, 2016.  

2016, Live radio interview, TRT Kent Radio Ankara, Program on “Diary of city”, subject: “Promotion and Studies of Environmental Studies Center, Ankara University” February 4, 2016.  

2015, Live radio interview, TRT Radio 1, Program on “Blue Ball”, subject: “International World Mountain Day”  December 8, 2015.

2015, Live radio interview, TRT Radio 1, Program on “Blue Ball”, subject: “Protection of Ozon Layer”, June 15, 2015.

2015, Live radio interview, TRT Radio 1, Program on “for a better life”, subject: “World Oceans Day” June 6, 2015.

2014, Live radio interview, TRT Radio 1, Program on “Blue Ball”, subject: “International World Mountain Day”  December 9, 2014.

2014, Live radio interview, TRT Radio 1, Program on “Blue Ball”, subject: “The end of the Fishing Ban and Marine Environmental Problems” September 2, 2014.

2014, Live radio interview, TRT Radio 1, Program on “Blue Ball”, subject: “Maritime and Cabotage Day: Marine Environmental Problems” July 1, 2014.

2014, Live radio interview, TRT Radio 1, Program on “Blue Ball”, subject: “The Promotion of Publication of the Center for Environmental Studies of Ankara University”  May 13, 2014.

2008, Live TV interview,  Guest speaker at The Morning Generation Program, subject:  “World Heritage Areas and Their Protection in Turkey“, Star News 24,  April 21, 2008.

2006, Live TV interview, Guest speaker at the Voice of This Land Program, subject:  “The grounds of environmental problems and their universal conseqences”, TRT-3 Channel, June 12, 2006.

1996, Live radio interview (with Berahitdin Albayrak ), TRT Ankara Radio 2, Program on "People who give direction to future”,  subject: “Glacial Ages in Anatolia and their Impacts” , April 16, 1996.

1996, Live radio interview (with Berahitdin Albayrak), TRT Ankara Radio 2, Program on "People who give direction to future “, subject:  "Glacial Ages of the World" , April 9, 1996.

1992, Consultant for television documentary:  “Towards Infinity with Kizilirmak River” (produced and directed by Recep Vidin). Documentary aired on TRT-2 Channel, 1992.

1991, Consultant for television documentary: “Our Mountains” (produced and directed by Recep Vidin). Documentary aired on TRT-2 Channel, 1991.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

·         Turkish Geographical Society

·         Centre for Environmental Studies (ÇEVSOR)

·         Ankara University Turkish Geography Research and Application Centre (TUCAUM)

·         Scientific Network for the Caucasus Mountain Region (SNC-mt)

·         South Eastern Europe Mountain Research Network (SEEmore)

·         Mountain Research Initiative (MRI)

·         The Mountain Forum (International Electronic Network Forum)