Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ZTS104METEOROLOGYCompulsory123
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The ability to define air, climate, climate components, climate factors, information about the meteorological events to improve the quality and quantity of crop and animal production, information about meteorological events which has negative effect on agricultural production and the preventive measures.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Gülay PAMUK MENGÜ
Learning Outcomes
1Identifying air, climate and climate components,
2Understanding the effects of atmospheric enviroments on agricultural production as quality and quantity
3Determining measuring techniques and ways of expressions of climate components
4Interpretation of results
5Identifying meteorological events which has negative effect on agricultural production and choosing the appropriate preventive measures
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Importance and purpose of Agricultural Meteorology, structure of atmoshpere, atmospheric pollution and effects on cultivated plants, weather, climate and climate components, effects of climate components on crop and animal production, meteorological events which has negative effect on agricultural production, global climate changes and its effects on agriculture and water resources.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Importance and purpose of Agricultural Meteorology
2Information about atmosphere, Meteorology observation stations
3Solar radiation
4Measuring air and soil temperature, ways of expression
5Measuring humidity and ways of expression
6Rainfall types and measuring rainfall, factors effecting rainfall
7Mid Term Exam
8Air pressure and measurement, wind, measuring wind, wind protection facilities
9Evaporation, measuring evaporation
10Effects of meteorological components on agricultural production
11Frost, classification of frost, preventive measures
12Meteorological events which has negative effect on agricultural production
13Drought, drought indexes, struggle with drought
14Global climate changes, effects on agriculture and water resources
Recommended or Required Reading
Course Book : -Özgürel, M. ve Pamuk Mengü, G. 2005. Tarımsal Meteoroloji. Ege Üni. Yayınları, Ziraat Fakültesi Yayın No: 567. Bornova. 353 s. -Oğuzer, V. 1995. Meteoroloji. Çukurova Üni. , Ziraat Fakültesi Yayın No: 80 Adana. 217s. -Yurtseven, E. 1997. İklim Bilgisi. Ankara Üniversitesi. Ziraat Fakültesi Yayın No: 1485. Ankara. 89s. Course Tools : Meteorological tools.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures13226
Tutorial313
Report Presentation5525
Project Presentation11010
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)93
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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1
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2
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3
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4
PO
5
PO
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LO145434 
LO2555 4 
LO34 4 5 
LO4454 54
LO54543  
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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