Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9201115042005Remote Sensing ApplicationsCompulsory128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
General aim of the course is teaching the advanced technologies in remote sensing techniques, geographical information system and the stage of collecting and interpreting data
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Yusuf KURUCU
Learning Outcomes
1Ability to make rectification, correction and filtering of remotely sensed images
2Ability to make unsupervised and supervised classification
3Perform ground truth applications with remotely sensed images
4Understand the principle of remote sensing
5To make and present a project in a specific area.
6Understand and identifiy earth resource observation satelite systems
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The properties of remote sensing, An overview of remote sensing softwares, Preparing the data, field work
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Determination of the subject for field work and flow chartLecture
2Determination of the land areas for field work and supply of the cartographical materialsLecture
3Preparation of the digital base maps and stage of basic image processing ILecture
4Preparation of the digital base maps and stage of basic image processing IILecture
5Field workPractise
6Field workPractise
7Midterm Exam
8Ortorectification and image classificationLecture
9Ortorectification and image classificationLecture
10Field workPractise
11Field workPractise
12Preparing presentationLecture
13Preparing presentationLecture
14Presentations and reportsPresentation
15Presentations and reportsPresentation
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Kurucu, Y. 2001. Lecturer notes on RS and GIS. Lillesand. M. T. And Kiefer W.R.. 1999. Remote sensing and Image Interpretation.University of Wisconsin. Madison., 4th ed. ISBN 0-471-25515-7 , john Wiley & Sons, inc. NY. Shrestha. D.P., 1991. Digital Image Processing of Remote Sensing Data. International Institute For Aerospace and Sciences. 1945 Blv., Enschede, Holland. Buiten. J.H. and Clevers J.G.P., 1993. Land Observation By Remote Sensing. Wageningen Agricultural Faculty, Holland. Gordon and Breach Science Publishers S.A.
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
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination144
Final Examination144
Attending Lectures15230
Practice15230
Team/Group Work7428
Field Work7428
Project Preparation15115
Project Presentation122
Project Design/Management11010
Self Study4416
Individual Study for Mid term Examination4416
Individual Study for Final Examination4416
Reading4416
Homework5525
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)240
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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