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Prof. Dr. Levent ŞAYLAN


Phone: +90 212 285 3107
Fax: +90 212 285 2926
E-mail: saylan@itu.edu.tr
Web Page: http://www3.itu.edu.tr/~saylan
Address: ITU Faculty of Aeronautics and Astronautics,
Meteorological Engineering Department
34469 Maslak İstanbul Turkey

Education

BSc B.Sc. University of Ankara, Faculty of Agriculture, Dept of Agricultural Engineering, 1986
MSc: M.Sc. University of Ankara, Institute of Science of Technology, Dept. of Agricultural Engineering, 1989
PhD:

University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Dept of Meteorology and Physics, Vienna; AUSTRIA, 1993

Brief Resume

1993 Ph.D (University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna), Vienna, Austria; Inst. of Meteorology, on Agriculturalmeteorology)

1994 Ass. Prof. Dr. (Department of Meteorology, Istanbul Technical University)

1996 Assoc. Prof. Dr. (Department of Meteorology, Istanbul Technical University)

2005 Prof. Dr. (Department of Meteorology, Istanbul Technical University)

Selected Publications

  • Şaylan, L. and Bernhofer, C., 1993. Using of the Penman-Monteith approach to extrapolate soybean evapotranpiration. Theor. and Appl. Climatol 46, 4, 241-246

  • Şaylan, L. and Eitzinger, J., 1995. The Bowen Ratio Energy Balance method application for Determination of a plant cover surface conductance. Bulletin of the Technical University of Istanbul 48, 469-480 (in German with English abstract)

  • Eitzinger, J., and Şaylan, L., 1995. The effects of meteorological input parameters on the results of agricultural meteorology simulation model. Bulletin of the Technical University of Istanbul 48, 481-494 (in German with English abstract)

  • Şaylan, L., 1995. Comparison of the Bowen Ratio Energy Balance and Eddy Correlation

  • methods estimates of evapotranspiration, Bulletin of the Technical University of Istanbul, 48, 495-505 (in German with english abstract).

  • Şaylan, L. and Şen, O., 1996. A study of sensible temperature variation based on measured temperature and humidity in urban and forest areas. Bulletin of the Technical University of Istanbul 49, 3-4, 639-651 (in German with English abstract)

  • Şaylan, L. and Eitzinger, J., 1998. Estimation of the aerodynamic and surface conductance of a faba bean field (Vicia faba var. Arista). Die Bodenkultur-Austrian J. of. Agr. Res 49, 2, 97-108 (in German with English abstract)

  • Kocak, K., Şaylan, L. and Şen, O., 2000. Nonlinear time series prediction of O3 concentration in İstanbul. Atmospheric Environment 34, 1267-1271

  • Şaylan, L., 2000. The effects of the environmental factors on the evapotranspiration in different growth phases of soybean. Die Bodenkultur-Aus. J. of Agr. Res 51, 2, 127-134

  • Kadıoğlu, M. and Şaylan, L., 2001. Trends of growing degree-days in Turkey. Int. J. of Water, Air and Soil Pollution 126, 83-96

  • Şaylan, L. Toros, H. and Şen, O., 2002. Temporal variability of the precipitation chemistry in the forest area of Istanbul, Turkey. Int. J. Environment and Pollution 18, 5, 508-516

  • Şaylan, L., Şen, O. Toros, H. and Arısoy, A., 2002. Solar energy potential for heating and cooling systems in big cities of Turkey. J. Energy Conversion and Management 43, 14, 1829-1837

  • Kocak, K., Şaylan, L. and Eitzinger, J., 2004. Nonlinear prediction of near-surface temperature via univariate and multivariate time series embedding. Ecological Modeling 173, 1-7

  • Çaldağ, B. and Şaylan, L., 2005, Sensitivity analysis of the CERES-Wheat model for variations in CO2 and meteorological factors in northwest of Turkey.  Int. J. Environ. Poll. 23, 3, 300-313.

  • Toros, H., Deniz, A., Şaylan, L., Şen, O. and Baloglu, M., 2005. Spatial Variations of Wind-chill in Turkey. Journal of Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 88, 107-118.

  • Şaylan, L., Toros, H., O. Şen, 2009. Back trajectory analysis of precipitation chemistry in the urban and forest area of Istanbul, Turkey. Int. J. of CLEAN-Soil, Air, Water, 37, 2, 132-135.

  • Şaylan, L., Toros, H., O. Şen, 2009. Back trajectory analysis of precipitation chemistry in the urban and forest area of Istanbul, Turkey. Int. J. of CLEAN-Soil, Air, Water, 132-135.

  • Takagi, T., Kimura, R., L. Şaylan, 2009. Variability of surface characteristics and energy flux patterns of sunn hemp (Crotalaria juncea L.) under well watered conditions, Int. J. of Theor. Appl. Climatol., 96, 261-273.

  • Şaylan, L., Kimura, R., Munkhtsetseg, E, M. Kamichika, 2011. Variation of Eddy fluxes of CO2 over irrigated soybean (Glycine max. L.), Theor. Appl. Climatol. 105, 1-2, 277-286.

  • Palosuo, T., Kersebaum, K.C., Angulo, C., Hlavinka, P., Moriondo, M., Olesen, J.E., Patil, R.H., Ruget, F., Rumbaur, C., Takáč, J., Trnka, M., Bindi, M., Çaldağ, B., Ewert, F., Ferrise, R., Mirschel, W., Şaylan, L., Šiška, B., Rötter,R., 2011 Simulation of winter wheat yield and its variability in different climates of Europe: A comparison of eight crop growth models, European Journal of Agronomy Vol: 35, 3, 103-114.

  • Şaylan L, Çaldağ B, Bakanoğulları F, Toros H, Yazgan M, Şen O, Özkoca Y, 2011. Spatial Variation of the Precipitation Chemistry in the Thrace Region of Turkey, Clean – Soil, Air, Water 2011, 39 (5):491–501.

  • Şen, O., Sahin, F. Şaylan, L. and Incecik, S., 1997. The effects of surface and elevated inversions on the air pollution in Istanbul. Air Quality Management at Urban, Regional and Global Scales, Proceedings of the 10th Regional IUAPPA Conference, Gümüssuyu, Istanbul, Turkey, September 23-26, 1997, Trans Tech Pub. Switzerland, 376-379

  • Eckstein, J., Şaylan, L., ve Çaldağ, B. 2011. Estimation of Soil Heat Flux Using Different Methods. 5th Atmospheric Science Symposium, 27-29 April, İstanbul, 405-413.

  • Semizoğlu, E., Şaylan, L., Çaldağ, B. and Karayusufoğlu, S. 2011. Assessment of Relationship Between Winter Wheat Carbon Exchange and Vegetation Dynamics. 10th European Conference on Applications of Meteorology, 12-16 September, Berlin, Germany.

  • Karayusufoğlu, S., Şaylan, L., Çaldağ, B., Semizoğlu, E., Özkoca, Y., Çaylak, O. and Bakanoğulları, F. Estimation of Biophysical Parameters for Winter Wheat Using Remote Sensing Data. 10th European Conference on Applications of Meteorology, 12-16 September, Berlin, Germany.

  • Şaylan, L., Çaldağ, B., Bakanoğulları, F., Çaylak, O., Koç, E.M., Özkoca, Y., Semizoğlu, E., Karayusufoğlu, S., Özgür, E., Gürbüz, M.A., and Günay, S. 2011. Project “Analysis of Climate Change Effects on Crop Growth by Simulation Models.” 10th European Conference on Applications of Meteorology, 12-16 September, Berlin, Germany.

  • Çaldağ, B. and Şaylan, L., 2009, Validating the Adaptation of Paddy Rice to Different Scenarios using a Climate Change Impact Model in Turkey, International Symposium of Climate Change and Adaptation Options in Agriculture, Vienna, 22-23 June 2009, pp. 103-105.

  • Toros, H., Şen, O. Şaylan, L. and Sat, H.C., 1997. Motor vehicle pollution on the Belgrade forest in Istanbul. XI. World Forestry Congress, Forest and Tree Resources, Vol. 1, 13-23 Oct. 1997, FAO, Antalya-Turkey, 114

  • Şaylan, L, Tatlı, H. and Şen, Z., 1998. Simulation of agricultural meteorological factors affecting evapotranspiration by fuzzy inference. 2nd Int. Workshop on “CAAPP’98”, March

  • 31, Budapest, Hungary, 17-22

  • Kocak, K, Şaylan, L. and Şen, O., 1998. Chaotic Time Series Prediction: O3-Concentration in Istanbul. Second Trabzon Int. Energy and Environment Symp, July 27-29, 1998, TIEES-98, Abstract

  • Şaylan, L, Şen, O. and Toros, H., 1998. Potential effects of air pollutants on the forest. Aerosols 4c, 8, 243-245

  • Kadioglu, M., Şaylan, L. and Şen, Z., 1998. Effect of climate change on the growing season in Turkey. Second Trabzon Int. Energy and Environment Symposium, July 27-29, 1998, TIEES-98, Abstract.

  • Şaylan, L., Eitzinger, J. and Durak, M., 1998. Influence of climatic change on maize growth in Austria. Trabzon Int. Energy and Environment Symposium, July 27-29, 1998, TIEES-98.

  • Şaylan, L. and Çaldağ, B., 2000. Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Agriculture. 2nd

  • International Symposium on New Technologies for Environmental Monitoring and Agro-Applications, AGROENVIRON-2000, 18-20 October 2000, Tekirdag, Turkey, Proceedings (Workshop) 8-11

  • Toros, H., Şen, O. Şaylan, L. Kantarci, D. Karaöz, Ö. and Çaldağ, B., 2000. Variation Of Acid Precipitation and Its Effect on Belgrad Forest in Istanbul. 2nd International Symposium on

  • New Technologies for Environmental Monitoring and Agro-Applications, AGROENVIRON-2000, 18-20 October 2000, Tekirdag, Turkey, 251-255

  • Kocak, K., Şaylan, L. and Eitzinger, J., 2000. Behavior of Temperature Near The Air-Soil Boundary. 2nd Int. Symposium on New Technologies for Environmental Monitoring and Agro-Applications, AGROENVIRON-2000, 18-20 October 2000, Tekirdag, Turkey, 289-294

  • Çaldağ, B., Şaylan, L. and Şen, O., 2000. Prediction of Climate Change Effect on Wheat By a Crop-Weather Simulation Model. 2nd Int. Symposium on New Technologies for Environmental Monitoring and Agro-Applications, AGROENVIRON-2000, 18-20 October 2000, Tekirdag, Turkey, 274-280

  • Çaldağ, B., Şaylan, L. and Kadioglu, M., 2001. Principal Components Analysis in Determination of the Interactions between Evaporation and atmospheric Factors, Int. Symp. on Water Resources and Environmental Impact Assessment, 11-13 July, 2001, Istanbul, Turkey, 451-460

  • Şaylan, L. and Çaldağ, B., 2002. Evaluation of the effects of CO2 variations on wheat growth by using a crop-weather model in Kırklareli, Turkey. International Solid Waste Association (ISWA), Appropriate Environmental and Solid Waste Management and Technologies for Developing Countries Congress and Exhibition, 8-12 July 2002, İstanbul, 4, 2185-2190

  • Şaylan, L., Çaldağ, B. Bakanoğulları, F. Toros, H. Şen, O. Koçak, K. Kadıoğlu, M. ve Avşar, F. 2002, Monitoring of acid rain and drought over the Thrace region of Turkey. International Solid Waste Association (ISWA), Appropriate Environmental and Solid Waste Management and Technologies for Developing Countries Congress and Exhibition, 8-12 July 2002, İstanbul, 2727-2734

  • Sunar Erbek, F., Maktav, D. Tok, H.H., Aslan, Z., Şaylan, L., Taberner, M. Albut, S. Özkan, C. and Çaldag, B., 2002. The Use of JERS Radar Data for Crop Type and Soil Moisture Analysis, 3rd International Symposium on Sustainable Agro-Environmental Systems: New Technologies and Applications, Agro-Environ 2002, 26-28 Oct. 2002, Cahire, Egypt.

  • Toros, H., L. Şaylan, B. Çaldağ, F. Bakanoğullari, O. Şen, M. A. Gürbüz, 2004, Variations of the Rainwater pH and EC in northwest Turkey, Agroenvironment 2004, 20-24 October 2004, Udine, Italy, 735-739.

  • Erbek, F. S., M. Taberner, L. Saylan, Z. Aslan, D. Maktav, 2004, Soil moisture evaluation with multi temporal JERS radar data: A case study in the Turkgeldi Agricultural Administration Area, Thrace Region, Turkey, Agroenvironment 2004, 20-24 October 2004, Udine, Italy, 703-710.

  • Çaldağ, B, L. Şaylan, H. Toros, S. Sırdaş, F. Bakanoğulları, 2004, Drought Analysis in northwest Turkey, Agroenvironment 2004, 20-24 October 2004, Udine, Italy, 169-179.

  • Saylan, L., 2004, Agricultural meteorology of Turkey: Analysis and Evaluation, Agricultural Meteorology of Chugoku and Shikoku, No 17, Report of the Chugoku-Shikoku Chapter of the Society of Agricultural Meteorology of Japan, November 2004. Tottori, Japan, 96-102.

  • Çaldağ, B., H. Toros, L. Şaylan, T. Sever, O. Şen, F. Bakanoğulları, M. Yazgan, 2006. Distribution of precipitation water quality during the growing period of winter wheat. Agro Environ Symposium, Ghent, 4-7 September, 2006.

  • Şaylan, L., Durak, M. and Çaldağ, B., 1998. Crop-Weather (Crop Growth Simulation) Models in Turkey and in the World. National Symposium of Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 21-23 Oct.1998, Istanbul Technical University, 275-283 (in Turkish)

  • Durak, M. and Şaylan, L., 1998. Determination of the Agricultural Meteorological Effects of Climatic Change by Models. National Symposium of Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 21-23 Oct.1998, Istanbul Technical University, 292-295 (in Turkish)

  • Tatlı, H., Şaylan, L. and Şen, Z., 1998. The prediction of the soil water content by fuzzy neural network method. The second Hydrometeorology Symposium, 18-20 Nov. 1998, Ankara, Turkey, 37-42 (in Turkish)

  • Toros, H., Şen, O. and Şaylan, L., 1998. The distribution of strong precipitation in Turkey. The second Hydrometeorology Symposium, 18-20 Nov. 1998, Ankara, Turkey, 127-131 (in Turkish)

  • Ok, R., Şaylan, L. and Çaldağ, B., 2001. A software for calculation of evapotranspiration

  • (CALCET). 1stCongress on Water in Turkey, 8-10 January 2001, 1, Istanbul, 51-60 (in Turkish)

  • Çaldağ, B., Şaylan, L., O. Şen, H. Toros and Bakanoğulları, F., 2001. Using of a simulation model for determination the impacts of the variations in atmospheric and soil factors on wheat yield. Symposium of Soil and Water Resources in Thrace region. 24-27 May 2001, Kirklareli, Turkey, 257-265. (in Turkish)

  • Toros, H., Şaylan, L., O. Şen, B. Çaldağ, F. Bakanoğulları, 2001. Analysis the trends of meteorological factors in the Thrace region from the agricultural viewpoint. Symposium of Soil and Water Resources in Thrace region. 24-27 May 2001, Kirklareli, Turkey, 7-11. )in Turkish)

  • Şaylan, L. and Çaldağ, B., 2002. Estimation of the interaction between solar radiation and crop growth by crop-growth model. IV. National Renewable Energy Symposium,, UTES, 2002, 16-18 Oct. 2002, İstanbul (in Turkish)

  • Şaylan, L., B. Çaldağ, F. Bakanoğulları, H. Toros, O. Şen, M. Kadıoğlu, K. Koçak, F. Avşar, M. A. Gürbüz, M. Yazgan ve K. Alp, 2003, The Project on the estimation of drought, acid precipitation and rain regime in the Thrace region, 3rd Atmospheric Sciences Symposium, 19-21 March 2003, Istanbul, Turkey, 97-106 (in Turkish).

  • Toros, H., A. Deniz, L. Şaylan, O. Şen ve M. Baloğlu, 2003, The wind-chill distribution in Marmara region, 3rd Atmospheric Sciences Symposium, 19-21 March 2003, Istanbul, Turkey, 69-77 (in Turkish).

  • Deniz, A., H. Toros, L. Şaylan, O. Şen ve M. Baloğlu, 2003, Analysis of Sweltering temperature in the Marmara Region, 3rd Atmospheric Sciences Symposium, 19-21 March 2003, Istanbul, Turkey, 78-83 (in Turkish).

  • Çaldağ, B., S. Sırdaş ve L. Şaylan, 2003, Determination of drought in Thrace region by standardized precipitation index, 3rd Atmospheric Sciences Symposium, 19-21 March 2003, Turkey, 334-340 (in Turkish).

  • Kadıoğlu, M. ve L. Şaylan, 2003, Principal Component Analysis of Precipitation in Thrace region, 3rd Atmospheric Sciences Symposium, 19-21 March 2003, Turkey 341-353 (in Turkish).

  • Koçak, K. ve L. Şaylan, 2003, Determination of the variation in the precipitation regime in Thrace region by fractal analysis. 3rd Atmospheric Sciences Symposium, 19-21 March 2003, Istanbul, Turkey, 354-361 (in Turkish).

  • Kadıoğlu, K. and Şaylan, L., 2004. Global Climate Change and our Water resources. National Istanbul and Water Symposium. 8-9 January 2004, Istanbul, 10-25 (in Turkish)

  • Toros, H, A. D. Şahin, A.Deniz, L. Şaylan ve O. Şen, 2005. Çukurova Bölgesinde Isıtma/Soğutma İçin Bina Yönlerinin Belirlenmesi, III. Yenilenebilir Enerji Kaynakları Sempozyumu ve Sergisi YEKSEM2005, 19-21 Ekim 2005. (in Turkish)

  • Şaylan, L. ve B. Çaldağ, 2007. Climate change and Drought, University of Namık Kemal, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Buildings and Irrigation, 22 March 2007, Tekirdağ, 14-23 (in Turkish).

  • Şaylan, L., 2007. Estimation of ecosystem CO2 exchange, 1st Climate Change Congress in Turkey, TİKDEK 2007, İstanbul Technical Univeristy, 11-13 April 2007, İstanbul (in Turkish).

  • Çaldağ, B., H. Toros ve L.Şaylan, 2007. Trend analysis of precipitation and temperature during the growing period of winter wheat in Kırklareli, 1st Climate Change Congress in Turkey, TİKDEK 2007, İstanbul Technical Univeristy, 11-13 April 2007, İstanbul (in Turkish).

  • Şaylan, L. ve B. Çaldağ, 2007. Climate change and drough, Namık Kemal University, Agricultural Faculty, 22 March 2007, Tekirdağ, 14-23. (in Turkish)

  • Şaylan, L., 2007. Estimation of ecosystem CO2 exchange, Congress of First Turkish Climate Change, TİKDEK 2007, İstanbul Technical University, İstanbul, 11-13 Nisan 2007. (in Turkish)

  • Özkoca, Y., L. Şaylan, B. Çaldağ, 2008. Investigation of drought and components of hydrological cycle in Edirne (Thrace). Flash Flood Conferance, 19-20 June 2008, Edirne, 153-161. (in Turkish)

  • Özkoca, Y., L. Şaylan, B. Çaldağ, 2008. Analysis of agricultural drought by crop moisture index, IV. Atmospheric Sciences Symposium, Istanbul, 25-28 March 2008, 391-298. (in Turkish)

  • Çaldağ, B., L. Şaylan, B. Önol, 2008. Analysis of climate change on the development of growth of winter wheat in Tekirdag city using CERES-Wheat crop growth simulation model, IV. Atmospheric Sciences Symposium, İstanbul, 25-28 March 2008, 408-415. (in Turkish)

  • Özkoca, Y., B. Çaldağ, L. Şaylan, 2008. Analysis of drought status by using Palmer drought severity index in Thrace region, IV. Atmospheric Sciences Symposium, İstanbul, 25-28 Mart 2008, 492-499. (in Turkish)

  • Şaylan, L., 2008. Estimation of CO2 and energy fluxes in agricultural and forest areas, TMMOB Climate Change Symposium, 13-14 March 2008, Ankara, 121-130. (in Turkish).