Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
703003122014GEOMORPHOLOGICAL MAPPINGElective364
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Aim of this course is to provide students understand the concept of geomorphology, geomorphological applications and applied geomorphology and the relationship between these concepts. It also includes how to use geomorphology, geology, geomorphology application and engineering geomorphology information in geomorphological mapping.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Ertuğ Öner
Learning Outcomes
1To understand geomorphology, geomorphological applications and applied geomorphology concepts.
2To understand the relations between the concept of geomorphology, geology, geomorphological applications and engineering geomorphology.
3To understand how to draw geological cross-section and make geomorphological maps.
4To learn drawing geological cross-sections and geomorphological maps.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
* Explaining geomorphology, geomorphological applications and applied geomorphology concepts. * Giving information about relations between the concepts of geomorphology, geology, geomorphological applications and engineering geomorphology. * Giving descriptions about geological cross-section drawings and making a geomorphology map. * Geological cross-section drawing and geomorphological mapping applications.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to the course, introducing the books and other publications and materials about the geomorphological mapping.Lecture
2Explaining geomorphological applications and applied geomorphology concepts.Lecture
3Introductory information on general cartographical conceptsLecture
4-Topographic maps, slope - altitude. -Physiographic maps; landform units. -Geomorphology maps; structural - climatic. Lecture
5Introduction to topographic maps; Drawing methods of topographic maps. Lecture
6Explaining the concept of contour and contour intervals. Contour interpolation methods.Lecture and practice
7Giving information about slope, slope type, slope value, slope classes and slope maps. Applied studies to draw slope maps.Lecture and practice
8Mid-term examExam
9Explaining topographic interpretation and physiographic units. Applications on topographic maps. Lecture and practice
10Geological and geomorphological applications on the map: Drawing geological cross-sections and making geomorphological maps of horizontal structures.Lecture and practice
11Geological and geomorphological applications on the map: Drawing geological cross-sections and making geomorphological maps of monoclinal structure.Lecture and practice
12Geological and geomorphological applications on the map: Drawing geological cross-sections and making geomorphological maps of folded (anticlinal-synclinal) structure.Lecture and practice
13Geological and geomorphological applications on the map: Drawing geological cross-sections and making geomorphological maps of horizontal - folded structure.Lecture and practice
14Geological and geomorphological applications on the map: Drawing geological cross-sections and making geomorphological maps of horizontal - monoclinal structure.Lecture and practice
15Geological and geomorphological applications on the map: Drawing geological cross-sections and making geomorphological maps of faulted structure.Lecture and practice
16Final examExam
Recommended or Required Reading
ANDERSON R.S., ANDERSON S.P. (2010)- Geomorphology: The Mechanics and Chemistry of Landscapes, Cambridge University Press. BİLGİN, T. (1971)- Genel Kartografya II. Harita ve Diyagramların Hazırlanışı ve Çizimi (Temel Bilgiler ve Metodlar). (II. Baskı). İ.Ü. Yay.: 1676 , Coğ.Enst.Yay: 64, İSTANBUL. COMMITTEE ON ALLUVIAL FAN FLOODİNG, NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL. (1996)- Alluvial Fan Flooding, National Academies Press. ERİNÇ, S. (1982)- Jeomorfoloji I. İ.Ü, Edebiyat Fakültesi Yay. No: 2931. ERİNÇ, S. (1971)- Jeomorfoloji II. İ.Ü Yay.No:1628.C.E.Yay.No:23. İstanbul,. KURTER, A. - HOŞGÖREN, M. (1986)- Jeomorfoloji Tatbikatı. (Genişletilmiş II. Baskı). İ.Ü.Ed.Fak.Yay: 1944. İSTANBUL.
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
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 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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LO2 53  4  21   
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LO4  453 2  1   
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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