Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
CBS301REMOTE SENSING AND GIS IN AGRICULTURE Elective354
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Yusuf KURUCU
Learning Outcomes
1Teaching basic principles of Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System, and examples of present projects
2Teaching Basic satellite image process and interpretation of aerial photos to gather data
3Achieve to have ability of object recognizing and describing on satellite images and aerial photos and mapping
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Object determination and mapping in high accuracy at wide lands in by remotely sensed data and building digital data layers according to GIS rules to gain new data by applying query models.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1The basic principles of remote sensing techniques Introduce
2Software introduction, Relationships between the objects and their pixel values Teaching software
3Recognizing soil properties and plant covers on aerial photos and satellite images Teaching how to use mirror stereoscope
4Resolution properties of imagesShowing to how to open compozit and single band on screen and software
5Basic image process Doing the processing of the image enhancement, filtering, extract image
6Image correctionsDoing the processing of the Geometric, Atmosferic and Radyometrik Correction
7Midterm exam
8Image ClassificationTeaching Image Classification
9Basic principles of geographical information systemsIntroduction of GIS
10Software introductionsTeaching software introductions
11Creating warehouse and data inserting methods Creating warehouse and data inserting methods
12Feature class definitions and Digitizing Feature class definitions and Digitizing on screen
13Data analysis Data analysis
14Building Query models and Query operationsBuilding Query models and Query operations
15Final exam
16
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Kurucu, Y. 2001. Lecturer notes on RS and GIS. 2. 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. 3. Fundamentals of Remote Sensing, Canada Centre for Remote Sensing 4. Shrestha. D.P., 1991. Digital Image Processing of Remote Sensing Data. International Institute For Aerospace and Sciences. 1945 Blv., Enschede, Holland. 5. 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. 6. Worboys M.F., 1995. GIS : A Computing Perspective. Department of Computer Science, Universty of Keele, Keele, UK. Taylor and Francis Ltd.1 Gunpowder Square, London EC4A 3DE. UK.
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)
Attending Lectures12336
Discussion12336
Question-Answer12336
Team/Group Work188
Project Preparation111
Project Presentation111
Individual Study for Mid term Examination111
Individual Study for Final Examination111
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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1
PO
2
PO
3
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4
PO
5
PO
6
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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