Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102125372006Relations of Soil Genesis and GeomorphologyElective118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Teaching relations of soil genesis and geomorphology
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mustafa BOLCA
Learning Outcomes
1Able to connect between geological structure and landforms
2Able to understand geomorphology and its basic principles
3Able to explain the relationship between soil genesis and geomorphology
4Able to connect betweengeomorphology and natural events
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Definition of soil. Factors of soil genesis. Soil horizons and layers. Definition of geomorphology and geologic period. Geomorphologic formations. Geomorphologic land types. Effects of geomorphology for soil formation. Effects of geomorphology for soil formation of soil profiles.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Principles of Geomorphology Cartographic materials are used in describing geomorphological units
2Geomorphological elements play a role in the formation of the Earth Using aerial photographs and satellite images
3Decomposition Choice of Cartographic materials,
4Relations between geological structure and landforms Determinaion of Landform on the Topographic maps
5Crustal movements Description of types of crustal movements
6Main materials of the soils Examination of properties of Main material
7The effects of water resources on soil genesisExamination of soils generated by different water sources on cartographic materials
8Midterm exam Examination of soils generated by different water sources on cartographic materials
9The effects of the wind on soil genesis Examination of soils generated by the wind on cartographic materials
10Land forms on coastal Investigation the earth forms on the coasts of cartographic materials
11Karst landforms Examination Karst forms of earth on cartographic materials
12Landforms created by glaciers Examination lanforms generated by glaciers on Cartographic materials
13Relationship between the geological rock and soil genesis-1identification of relations between main rock and soil genesis on t Aerial photo
14Relationship between the geological rock and soil genesis-2Practice Exam
15Final exam
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Recommended or Required Reading
Altınbaş, Ü., 2000. Toprak GenetiĞi Ve Sınıflandırılması. Ege Üniversitesi Ziraat Fak. Yayınları. No: 540 Bornova İZMİR. Altınbaş, Ü., 1996. Toprak Etüd ve Haritalama. Ege Üniversitesi Ziraat Fak. Yayınları. No: 521 Bornova İZMİR. Koçman A.1999. Fluvyal Jeomorfoloji. Ege Üniversitesi Edebiyat Fakültesi CoĞrafya Bölümü Zinck. J.A., 1989. Physiographya And Soil. International Institute For Aerospace Survey and Earth Science, Enschede, Holland.
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
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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
Practice13226
Discussion10110
Brain Storming414
Self Study14684
Individual Study for Mid term Examination7428
Individual Study for Final Examination7428
Reading14114
Laboratory Examination122
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)228
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