Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102125492011Land Evaluation and Consolidation Elective117
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
All the features of the soils should be put forward in order to identify and resolve its current problems for the sustainable use of pruduction areas. Therefore, detailed soil survey and mapping work is of major importance. Emphasizing importance of land evaluation and land consolidation methods in determining sustainable land uses is the purpose of this course.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç.Dr. Mustafa BOLCA
Learning Outcomes
1Able to learn definition and goals objectives of Land evaluation
2Able to learn principles and factors of the land assessment
3Able to identify The land characteristics and its criteria
4Able to identify emphasizing importance of land evaluation and land consolidation
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The content of this course, definition and objectives of the land assessment, soil and terrain factors in land assessment, land evaluation methods, land consolidation will be explained in detail.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1THE DEFINITION OF THE LAND
2THE IDENTIFICATION OF LAND ASSESSMENT
3LAND QUALITY
4THE OBJECTIVES OF THE LAND EVALUATION
5THE PRINCIPLES OF THE LAND EVALUATION
6SOIL FACTORS IN THE LAND EVALUATE
7SOIL FACTORS IN THE LAND EVALUATE
8MIDTERM
9LAND FACTORS IN THE LAND EVALUATE
10LAND FACTORS IN THE LAND EVALUATE
11LAND CHARACTERISTICS, LAND QUALITIES AND THE DISTINCTIVE CRITERIA
12LAND-USE TYPES
13 LAND EVALUATION METHODS
14LAND CONSOLIDATION
15LAND CONSOLIDATION
16 FINAL EXAM
Recommended or Required Reading
Dengiz, O., Baramin, İ., Yüksel, M. 2003. Geographing and Remote Evaluation of Beypazari Area Soils ILSEN 1. Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry, 27;s:145-153. FAO, 1973. Soil Survey Interpretation for Engineering Purposes. Rome. FAO, 1996. Guidelines for Land Use Planning. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Inter-Departmental Working Group on LAnd Use Planning, 121 pages, Rome, Italy. Şenol, S. 1995. Arazi Değerlendirme. Çukurova Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Toprak bölümü Ders Noları. Adana p.38. Şenol, S. ve Tekeş, Y. 1995. Arazi Değerlendirme ve arazi Kullanım Planlaması amacıyla Geliştirilmiş Bir Bilgisayar Modeli. İ. Akalan Toprak ve Çevre Sempozyumu, Ankara. The Word Bank, 2006. Sustainable Land Management. Challenges, Opportunities, and Trade-offs, Washington D.C. Yomralıoğlu, T., 2000. Coğrafi Bilgi Sistemleri. Temel Kavramlar ve Uygulamalar, Seç Ofset, İstanbul.
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 Examination111
Final Examination111
Makeup Examination111
Attending Lectures12336
Question-Answer12336
Team/Group Work6636
Demonstration4312
Field Trip2816
Self Study4312
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12224
Individual Study for Final Examination12224
Homework428
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)207
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