Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102125312001The Use of GIS for Agricultural Land Use PlanningElective118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Data collection, interpretation and inserting database according to GIS rules as layer formated and producing new data from datebase
Name of Lecturer(s)
Department Lecturers
Learning Outcomes
1Teaching basic principles of Geographical Information System, and examples of present projects
2Teaching and introduce basic software of Geographical Information Systems
3To gain capability of agriculture land use planing by GIS
4To gain a basic understanding of GIS concepts, technical issues, and applications.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Intorduction on GIS, princples of GIS, teaching different methods on use of GIS tools, software and hardware, mapping of objects according to GIS rules
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Basic principles of geographical information systemsIntroduction software
2An overview of GIS softwaresIntroduction software
3Softwares introduction Creating warehouse and data inserting methods
4Basic parameters of GISDigitizing and layers building
5İnserting agriculture data in databaseDigitizing and layers building
6Feature class definitions and digitizingDigitizing and layers building
7Midterm exam
8Data analysisCreating query models
9Data analysisQuery applications
10Building Query models Query applications
11Query operationsQuery applications
12Multilayer Query operationsProduction of tematik map
13Thematic and final map design Practice exam
14Final exam
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Recommended or Required Reading
1.Kurucu, Y. 2001. Lecturer notes on RS and GIS. 2.Yomralıoğlu, T., (2000), “Coğrafi Bilgi Sistemleri: Temel Kavramlar ve Uygulamalar”, 5.Baskı (2009), s.480, ISBN 975-97369-0-X, İstanbul. 3. DeMers,M., N., 1997,Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems, Wiley 4. Chrisman, N.,1997,Exploring Geographic Information Systems, Wiley 5. Bernhardsen, T., 1992,Geographic Information Systems, VIAK IT. 6. Longley, P.A., et.al, 2001, Geographic Information Systems and Science, Wiley 7. Burrough, P.A., McDonell, R.A., 1998, Principles of Geographic Information Systems, Oxford Press 8.Jones, C:, 1997, GIS and Computer Cartography, Longman Software Manuals
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 Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Practice12672
Discussion616
Team/Group Work313
Seminar8432
Self Study10330
Individual Study for Mid term Examination8324
Individual Study for Final Examination8324
Laboratory Examination122
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)225
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