Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102125392006Terrestial Using of Remote Sensing And Geographical Information SystemElective118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Teaching usage ad application areas of remote sensing and geopraphical information system
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mustafa BOLCA
Learning Outcomes
1Able to learn basic principles of Remote Sensing (RS) and Geographic Information System (GIS)
2Able to determine different satellite imagery in remote sensing according to the usage purposes
3Able to learn using of Remote Sensing (RS) and Geographic Information System (GIS) Management of natural resources and it s determination
4Compare different applications for agricultural purposes of Remote Sensing (RS) and Geographic Information System (GIS)
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The Main principles of remte sensing and GIS. Materials which using for remote sensing. The main principles for determining natural reources using remote sensing technique. The data models of GIS and geomorphical units. Fieldwork application of GIS. Land information system.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1The basic principles of remote sensing Introduction of different software used in remote sensing technique
2Satellites used in remote sensing Comparison of images of different satellites used in Remote sensing technique
3Materials used in remote sensingProperties and uses of aerial photographs
4Basic principles of determination of natural resources with remote sensing technique Satellite image processing stages (geo-rectification, image enhancement)
5The basic principles of GIS Satellite image processing stages (filtering, image cut)
6GIS data models Satellite image classification
7Geographical beings NDVI (Normalized Differnt Vegetation Index)
8Midterm exam Determination of the natural resources on satellite images and aerial photographs
9GIS applications in field Introduction of GIS software
10Land information system Data types used in GIS software
11Determination of the cultivated land area and product harvest used by RS and GIS Cartographic materials used in GIS
12Determination of land use types used by RS and GIS Screen digitize and queries in GIS
13The use of RS and GIS in Agricultural inventory Screen digitize and queries in GIS
14Determination of changes on agricultural area used by RS and GIS Practice Exam
15Final exam
16
Recommended or Required Reading
Altınbaş, Ü., Y.Kurucu, M. Bolca, M.T.Esetlili, N.Özden, F.Özen, T.Türk, 2003. Uzaktan Algılama ve Coğrafi Bilgi Sistemi Uygulamalı Temel Kursu Ders Notları. 09-14 Haziran 2003, Kampüs-Bornova/İzmir. Ege Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Toprak Bölümü, Bornova/İZMİR. Ünder. M.,1993. Uzaktan Algılama Ders Notları. H.Ü. Üniversitesi Müh Fak. Jeoloji Müh. Ankara. Yomralıoğlu, T., 2002. Coğrafi Bigi Sistemleri. Karadeniz Teknik Üniversitesi. Jeodezi ve Fotogrametri Mühendisliği Bölümü, Trabzon.
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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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
Practice13226
Discussion10110
Brain Storming414
Self Study14684
Individual Study for Mid term Examination7428
Individual Study for Final Examination7428
Reading12112
Laboratory Examination122
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)226
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