Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
703003042014APPLICATIONS IN CLIMATOLOGY-IICompulsory363
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course is based on first and second year climatology courses. Aim of this is to give necessary knowledge and skills to students using mathematical, statistical, and mapping techniques in climatology.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Ecmel Erlat
Learning Outcomes
1To evaluate existing information to gain skills and knowledge.
2Ability to do a climatic project.
3To provide knowledge and skills in climatological research using information technologies, statistical and cartographical methods and tools.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
* Definitions and concepts. * Factors affecting the climatic conditions * Analysis of climatic elements and their applicaitions.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction, literature sources, tools and materials.Expression
2Definitions and concepts.Expression
3Meteorological data and climate studies.Expression
4Factors affecting the climatic conditionsExpression
5Factors affecting the climatic conditionsExpression
6Examination of climatic elements.Expression
7Solar energy.Expression-Practice
8Temperature.Expression-Practice
9Atmospheric pressure and winds.Expression-Practice
10Water vapor, humidity, and rainfall characteristics.Expression-Practice
11Water vapor, humidity, and rainfall characteristics.Expression-Practice
12Midterm exam.
13Evaporation.Expression-Practice
14Determination of climate types. Expression-Practice
15Determination of climate types. Expression-Practice
16Final exam.
Recommended or Required Reading
DÖNMEZ, Y., 1979, Umumi Klimatoloji ve İklim Çalışmaları, İstanbul Üniv. Yay. No. 2506, Çoğ. Enst. Yay. No. 102, İstanbul. ERİNÇ, S., 1969, Klimatoloji ve Metodları (genişletilmiş ikinci baskı), İstanbul Üniv. Coğ. Enst. Yay. No. 35, İstanbul. ERİNÇ, S., 1965, Yağış Müessiriyeti Üzerine Bir Deneme ve Yeni Bir İndis, İstanbul Üniv. Coğ. Enst. Yay. No. 41, İstanbul. SEZER, L. İ., 1988, İklim ve vejetasyon sınıflandırması konusunda yeni bir indis denemesi. Ege Coğrafya Dergisi 4, 161-201, İzmir. SEZER, L. İ., 1990, Türkiye'de ortalama yıllık sıcaklık farkının dağılışı ve kontinentalite derecesi üzerine yeni bir formül. Ege Coğrafya Dergisi 5, 110-159, İzmir. SEZER, L. İ., 1992, Manisa'nın enerji bilânçosu ve don olaylı günleri üzerine bir inceleme". Ege Coğrafya Dergisi 6, 85-100, İzmir. SEZER, L. İ., 1992, Güneş lekeleri ile iklim unsurları arasındaki ilişkiler üzerine bir inceleme:
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14228
Problem Solving236
Individual Study for Mid term Examination2612
Individual Study for Final Examination2612
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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13
LO1  55        5
LO2  55        5
LO3  55        5
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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