Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
1001004192015CHEMICAL OCEANOGRAPHYElective473
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this lecture is to creat awareness in that the determination methods of the components of marine water , their changes and the interactions of hydrosphere with atmosphere, lithosphere and biosphere.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. H.Baha BÜYÜKIŞIK, Doç.Dr. Yeşim ÖZKAN
Learning Outcomes
1to be able to digest the changes of marine water components in different marine environments
2to be able to calculate and decide the elements that will be precipitated in special conditions
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Composition of marine water and major elements, salinity, chlorinity ve chlorosity and constant composition concepts determination methods of major elements using gravimetric and volumetric ways sodium ve potassium, sulphate, stronsium, boron, bromide, floride. Minor elements in marine water, chemical speciation, the reactivities of elements in the ocean , retention times, interactions between atmosphere and hydrosphere, interactions of biosphere and hydrosphere, Effects of marine water composition: anoxic waters, concentration via organisms, undersaturation degrees, skeletons, interactions of hydrosphere-lithosphere, reducing environment, oxidizing environment, geochemical balance of oceans, the pH of marine water, dissolved gases without carbondioxide, dissolved oxygen, dissolved nitrogen,the processes changing concentrations of dissolved gases, the physical factors changing marine water gas content, dissolved gases: carbondioxide,alkalinity ,carbonate alkalinity, total carbondioxide and pco2
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Composition of marine water and major elements, salinity, chlorinity ve chlorosity and constant composition concepts
2methods of major elements using gravimetric and volumetric ways sodium ve potassium, sulphate, stronsium, boron, bromide, floride
3Minor elements in marine water, chemical speciation and calculations
4the reactivities of elements in the ocean , retention times
5interactions between atmosphere and hydrosphere
6interactions of biosphere and hydrosphere
7Effects of marine water composition: anoxic waters
8concentration via organisms
9Mid term exam
10undersaturation degrees, skeletons
11interactions of hydrosphere-lithosphere,reducing environment
12oxidizing environment
13geochemical balance of oceans, the pH of marine water
14dissolved gases without carbondioxide, dissolved oxygen, dissolved nitrogen,the processes changing concentrations of dissolved gases, the physical factors changing marine water gas content
15dissolved gases: carbondioxide,alkalinity ,carbonate alkalinity, total carbondioxide and pco2
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Riley,J.P.and Skirrow, Chemical Oceanography
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 Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Report Preparation21020
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
Homework3515
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO15 25 31      
LO22  3 42      
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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