Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
703004042014CLIMATE OF TURKEYCompulsory483
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course is for students, graduate program in climatology classes of infrastructure use in Turkey climate conditions in the emergence effective jenetic-dynamic factors to assess and climatic elements and their distribution in the factors affecting the interpretation of.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Ecmel ERLAT
Learning Outcomes
1The climatic conditions in Turkey have an impact on the shape of the air masses, pressure systems and the identification of patterns and events
2In Turkey, leading to changes in climate conditions can be interpreted in physical geography factors
3Turkey belongs to the surface and upper air maps and satellite imagery interpretation
4Climatology information on degree programs from taking advantage of their kind in Turkey, the emergence of different climatic factors in the interpretation of which can be effective
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
• The air mass affecting Turkey and facade systems • Climate elements • Types of climate in Turkey
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Course introduction, course introduction of climate-related resources, and weather conditions, examining the differences between climate change and variabilityExpression
2Re-introduction of concept Expression
3Affect Turkey, the pressure systems and air masses The side affect Turkey and mid-latitude depressionExpression
4The side affect Turkey and mid-latitude depression Expression
5Climatic conditions in Turkey and factors affecting the physical geography (of land, altitude orographic stretch)Expression
6The average temperature distribution in TurkeyExpression
7Extreme temperatures in TurkeyExpression
8Midterm (Visa)
9Time-dependent changes of temperature in Turkey Expression
10In Turkey, pressure and windsExpression
11In Turkey, relative, absolute humidity distributionExpression
12Conditions and the amount of evaporation in TurkeyExpression
13Rainfall distribution in TurkeyExpression
14The types of precipitation regimes in TurkeyExpression
15Climate types in TurkeyExpression
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Erlat E. (2002) Türkiye'de Minimum Sıcaklık Anomalileri ve Kuzey Atlantik Salınımı ile İlişkisi. Prof. Dr. Sırrı Erinç Anısına Klimatoloji Çalıştayı 2002, Bildiriler Kitabı, 107-118, Ege Üniversitesi Coğrafya Bölümü, 11-13 Nisan 2002, İzmir. Erlat, E. (2002). Türkiye’de yağış anomalileri ve Kuzey Atlantik Salınımı ile ilişkisi. Prof. Dr. Sırrı Erinç Anısına Klimatoloji Çalıştayı 2002, Bildiriler Kitabı, 193-210. Ege Üniversitesi Coğrafya Bölümü, 11-13 Nisan 2002, İzmir. Koçman A. (1993) Türkiye İklimi. E.Ü. Edebiyat Fakültesi Yayınları No: 72, İzmir ( 83 s.) Türkeş M., Sümer U.M., Demir İ. (2002) Re-evalution of trends and changes in mean, maximum and minimum temperatures of Turkey, for 1929-1999 period. International Journal of Climatology 22: 947-977. Türkeş M. (1985) Türkiye'de Hava Tipleri. Ankara Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü (Basılmamış yüksek lisans tezi), Ankara Türkeş M. ve Erlat E. (2003) Türkiye’de Kuzey Atlantik Salınımı ile Bağlantılı Yağış Değişiklikleri ve Değişebilirliği”.III. Atmosfer Bilimleri Sempozyumu (19-21 Mart 2003), s.318-333, İstanbul, 2003.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Self Study16232
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11414
Individual Study for Final Examination11414
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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