Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
703003152014AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHSElective354
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Aim of this course is to understand remote sensing techniques and aerial photographs. It provides information on the technical features of air photographs and utilizing them in geographical studies.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Ertuğ Öner
Learning Outcomes
1To understand the concepts of remote sensing, aerial photographs.
2To understand the technical features of aerial photographs and utilizing methods of them.
3To interpret the aerial photographs.
4To use aerial photographs in geographical studies
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
* Defining the concepts of remote sensing and aerial photographs. * Defining the technical features of aerial photographs. * Explaining the methods of utilizing the aerial photographs. * Geographical interpretations from aerial photographs.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to the course, introducing the books and other publications about the subject. Subject, purpose and method. Explaining the importance of aerial photographs. Making practice using aerial photographs.Lecture and practice
2Explaining remote sensing and aerial photograph concepts also principal methods in remote sensing. Making practice using aerial photographs.Lecture and practice
3Explaining uses of aerial photographs. Applications on aerial photographs.Lecture and practice
4Description of usage the aerial photographs in Earth Sciences. Applications on aerial photographs.Lecture and practice
5Explaining of the type of aerial photos 1. Vertical Aerial Photographs 2. Oblique Aerial Photographs a. Less Oblique Aerial Photographs b. Very Oblique Aerial Photographs 3. Composite Aerial Photographs Lecture
6Definition of technical features of aerial photographs. Introducing how to utilize vertical Aerial Photographs, Applications on aerial photographs.Lecture and practice
7Explaining the technical specifications of photographic films and their dimensions. Methods of copying the photos. Applications on aerial photographs.Lecture and practice
8Mid-term examExam
9Introducing the scale of aerial photos. Giving information about taking aerial photography methods (shooting period and conditions, flight planning). Applications on aerial photographs.Lecture and practice
10Explaining the calculation of shooting altitude of Aerial Photography. Flight and weather conditions affecting aerial photo taking. Lecture
11Giving information about principles of recording the image and image distortion in aerial photos. Distortions related the flight. Applications on aerial photographs.Lecture and practice
12Explaining perspective distortion in aerial photographs; Parallax and distortions related to landforms. Practice on Examples of aerial photographs. Lecture and practice
13Giving information about methods of measurement of aerial photographs.Lecture
14Explaining how to calculate the scale and measure the horizontal distance between two points. Practice on aerial photographs.Lecture and practice
15Giving information about interpretation of aerial photographs; Factors affecting the interpretation of aerial photographs, Interpretation of the geological and geomorphological features using aerial photographs.Lecture
16Final examExam
Recommended or Required Reading
Ajun KURTER – M. Yıldız HOŞGÖREN, Jeomorfoloji Tatbikatı (Genişletilmiş II. Baskı). İstanbul Üniv. Edeb. Fak. Yay :1944, İstanbul, 1986. Atila SESÖREN, Uzaktan Algılamada Temel Kavramlar. Mart Matbaacılık Sanatları Ltd. Şti., İstanbul, 1999. Cankut ÖRMECİ, Uzaktan Algılama (Temel Esaslar ve Algılama Sistemleri). İstanbul Tekn. Üniv. Kütüp. Sayı:1345, İTÜ Matb., Gümüşsuyu, 1987. Cankut ÖRMECİ, Fotojeoloji (Hava Fotoğraflarının Jeolojik Yorumu). İstanbul Tekn.Üniv.Kütüp.Sayı:1371, İTÜ Matb., Gümüşsuyu, 1988. Hüseyin TUROĞLU, Coğrafi Bilgi Sistemlerinin Temel Esasları. Acar Matbaacılık, İstanbul, 2000. Oğuz EROL, Fotojeoloji ve Fotojeomorfoloji.(Ders Notları), Ankara, 1963. Turgut BİLGİN, Genel Kartoğrafya I, Kartoğrafyanın Tarihçesi, Projeksiyonlar-Harita Alma ve Yapmanın esasları. Filiz Kitabevi, İstanbul, 1996. Yusuf TATAR, Fotojeoloji. Karadeniz Teknik Üniv.Yay.No: 89, Yerbilimleri Fakültesi Yay.No: 14, Ayyıldız Matb., Ankara, 1978. Ernst LÖFFLER, Geographie und Fernerkundung. Teubner Studienbücher der Geographie, Stuttgart, 1994. Hans-Peter BÄHR&Thomas VÖGTLE, Digitale Bildverarbeitung. Herbert Wichmann Verlag GmbH, Karlsruhe, 1991. Jörg ALBERTZ, Grundlagen der Interpretation von Luft- und Satellitenbildern, Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, Darmstadt, 1991.
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
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Practice10220
Report Preparation10220
Self Study3412
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11414
Individual Study for Final Examination11414
Reading5210
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO1   45 3 12   
LO2  13542      
LO3  543 1  2   
LO4  345   2 1  
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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