Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
703003252014KARST TOPOGRAPHYElective354
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Aim of the course is to provide the students concept of the karst, karst processes, and karstic landforms developments.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assis. Prof. Dr. Aylin Karadaş
Learning Outcomes
1Kayaçlar ile topografya şekilleri arasındaki ilişkileri kavrayabilme ve yorumlayabilme
2Karstik topografya şekilleri ile tarımsal alanların dağılışı arasındaki ilişkileri öğrenme ve yorumlayabilme
3Yüzey suları ile yeraltı suları arsındaki ilişkileri tanıyabilme ve önemini kavrayabilme
4Understand the relationship between rocks and landforms.
5To learn and interpret the relationships between karstic landforms and distribution of agricultural lands.
6To recognize and understand the relationships between surface water and ground water.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
* Definitions and concepts. * Factors affecting the karstification. * Components of karst topography. * Development stages of karst topography.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction and literature sources Expression
2Definitions and conceptsExpression
3The process of karstificationExpression
4Factors affecting karstification.Expression
5The distribution of karst areasExpression
6Classification of karst featuresExpression
7Components of karst topographyExpression
8LapiesExpression-Drawing
9Dolines, poljesExpression-Drawing
10Midterm Exam
11Dinaric karst, the tropical karstExpression-Drawing
12Caves and underground drainageExpression-Drawing
13Caves and underground drainageExpression-Drawing
14Sedimantation processExpression
15Development stages of karst topographyExpression-Drawing
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Erinç,S (2001) Jeomorfoloji-II. Der Yay. İstanbul
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
Practice10220
Individual Study for Mid term Examination2816
Individual Study for Final Examination21224
Reading14228
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
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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