Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9103045032013Advanced Hydrological Modelling with GISElective118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The main objective of this course is to comprehend the significance of GIS usage in solution of hydrological problems and hydrological modeling in terms of water resources assessment
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1To teach hydrogical data considering spatial features/characteristics
2To determine of hydrological model parameters using GIS
3To model floodplain management, groundwater and/or water quality using GIS
4To gain knowledge about principals and functions of GIS in terms of water resources management and hydrological models, to design project
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Hydrologic models, hydrological modeling with GIS, hydrologic parameters, river networks and basins, spatial analysis, floodplain management, groundwater and water quality modeling with GIS, remote sensing
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to GIS
2Introduction to GIS softwares, features and functions of GIS softwaresComputer Lab.
3GIS-based hydrological modelingComputer Lab.
4Map projections, coordinate systemsComputer Lab.
5Digital elevation models (DEM), pre-processing of terrain dataComputer Lab.
6River networks and outletsComputer Lab.
7Basins and sub-basinsComputer Lab.
8Midterm examComputer Lab.
9Introduction to spatial analysis, determination of basin parametersComputer Lab.
10Remote SensingComputer Lab.
11GIS and floodplain managementComputer Lab.
12GIS and groundwaterComputer Lab.
13GIS and water qualityComputer Lab.
14Term project presentationsComputer Lab.
15Final examComputer Lab.
Recommended or Required Reading
• Lecture notes • Maidment, D., Djokic, D., 2000, Hydrologic and Hydraulic Modeling Support with GIS, ESRI Press. • Maidment, D., 2002, Arc Hydro- GIS for Water Resources, ESRI Press. • Vieus, B.E., 2004, Distributed Hydrologic Modeling Using GIS, Water Science and Technology Library. • http://www.ce.utexas.edu/prof/maidment/
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
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 Lectures14114
Practice14228
Laboratory10550
Team/Group Work21530
Report Preparation21224
Report Presentation2612
Self Study31030
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination13030
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)242
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO24 4       5 3 
LO344 5 4    5  4
LO4  4 4334  5 3 
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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