Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
703003282014CLIMATIC GEOMORPHOLOGYElective364
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course provides to students knowledge and understand in relationships between climate and landforms, morphoclimatic regions, morphodynamic process of glacial, periglacial, arid and semi arid regions.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Ass. Prof. Dr. Lütfi İhsan SEZER
Learning Outcomes
1To recognize and interpret landforms based on climate.
2To understand and evaluate the effects on various landforms effected by climate changes during Quaternary.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
* Definitions and concepts. * Landforms in arid and semiarid regions. * Glacial landforms * Periglacial landforms
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction, definitions, concepts, literature sources.Expression
2Geomorphology of arid and semiarid regions.Expression
3Determining arid and semiarid regions.Expression
4Factors and processes.Expression-Practice
5LandformsExpression-Practice
6Badland topography, pediment and pedimentationExpression-Practice
7Evolution of landforms.Expression-Practice
8Midterm exam
9Glacial geomorphologyExpression-Practice
10Glacier and firnExpression-Practice
11Glaciation and glacier typesExpression-Practice
12Glacial landforms.Expression-Practice
13Erosional features and glacial depositsExpression-Practice
14Periglacial landformsExpression-Practice
15Periglacial erosion cycleExpression-Practice
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
Practice8216
Individual Study for Mid term Examination21020
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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