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  Course Description
Course Name : Remote Sensing in Geology

Course Code : J 213

Course Type : Compulsory

Level of Course : First Cycle

Year of Study : 2

Course Semester : Fall (16 Weeks)

ECTS : 4

Name of Lecturer(s) : Asst.Prof.Dr. TOLGA ÇAN

Learning Outcomes of the Course : Available aerial photography and satellite imagery and remote sensing techniques.

Mode of Delivery : Face-to-Face

Prerequisites and Co-Prerequisites : None

Recommended Optional Programme Components : None

Aim(s) of Course : To become familiar with the possible usage and practice of the analog and digital remote sensing data in geology.

Course Contents : To become familiar with the possible usage and practice of the analog and digital remote sensing data in geology.

Language of Instruction : Turkish

Work Place : Lecture

  Course Outline /Schedule (Weekly) Planned Learning Activities
Week Subject Student's Preliminary Work Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
1 Introduction to remote sensing. The history and development of remote sensing Reading presentation+ application software
2 Aerial photographs and satellite imagery specifications. Mobile stereoskopu a three-dimensional image acquisition and interpretation of images Reading presentation+ application software
3 Technical information on aerial photography, aerial photographs definition, types, film types. Mirror stereoscope with a three-dimensional image acquisition Reading presentation+ application software
4 Aerial photographs of the flight plan and geometric disorders. On the interpretation of aerial photographs, face shapes. Reading presentation+ application software
5 Aerial photographs of geological features reviews and mainly used for geological review. Reading presentation+ application software
6 Sample menus and functions of the software and the use of remote sensing technologies Reading presentation+ application software
7 Satellite images of the sensor systems, Systems of camera and scanner Reading presentation+ application software
8 mid-term exam Preparing formid-term exam written examination
9 Electromagnetic emission of electromagnetic spectrum and properties, prevents remote sensing factors, characteristics and factors affecting the images. Reading presentation+ application software
10 Uncontrolled remote sensing classification Reading presentation+ application software
11 Supervised classification in remote sensing Reading presentation+ application software
12 Band oranlamları geological review. Reading presentation+ application software
13 Expected of three-dimensional images and digital elevation model creation Reading presentation+ application software
14 Change detection on satellite images Reading presentation+ application software
15 Examples of the applications made by remote sensing techniques. Reading presentation+ application software
16/17 Final Preparing for final exam written examination

  Required Course Resources
Resource Type Resource Name
Recommended Course Material(s)  Uzaktan Algılamada Temel Kavramlar, Atila Sesören
 Fotojeoloji, Atilla Sesören
Required Course Material(s)  Fotojeoloji, Yusuf Tatar
 Jeolojide Uzaktan Algılama, Yusuf Tatar - Orhan Tatar
 Aerial Photographs in Geologic Interpretation and Mapping, R.G.Ray

  Assessment Methods and Assessment Criteria
Semester/Year Assessments Number Contribution Percentage
    Mid-term Exams (Written, Oral, etc.) 1 60
    Homeworks/Projects/Others 1 40
Total 100
Rate of Semester/Year Assessments to Success 40
Final Assessments 100
Rate of Final Assessments to Success 60
Total 100

  Contribution of the Course to Key Learning Outcomes
# Key Learning Outcome Contribution*
1 Thinks, interprets, analyzes and synthesizes geological events in 3D. 4
2 Chooses and applies necessary methods and instruments for engineering applications 4
3 Uses the information technology effectively. 5
4 Designs and performs experiments, collects data and interprets the results. 4
5 Works and undertakes responsibility in solving geological problems both individually and in multidiciplinary working groups 4
6 Investigates to obtain scientific information, and uses data bases and other data sources actively. 4
7 Has an awareness of life long learning; follows developments in science and technology to keep up to date 4
8 Uses Fundamental Geological information, having necessary information in Mathematical and Natural sciences and employs theoretical and applied information in these areas in engineering solutions. 5
9 Knows job related and ethical responsibilities, project management, office applications and safety, and realizes juridical responsibilities of engineering applications 4
10 Knows the universal and societal effects of engineering solutions and applications. 4
11 Has an awareness of entrepreneuring and innovative subjects; knows and finds solutions for the new century 5
12 Identifies, formulizes and solves geological problems. 5
13 Realizes the social effects of identified solutions for geological problems. 4
14 Identifies, defines, formulizes and solves engineering problems. Chooses and applies the appropriate analytical and modelling techniques for this purpose. 4
15 Investigates and reports all kinds of natural resources and geological hazards 2
16 Initiates effective interactions in Turkish both orally and in written form, and speaks at least one foreign language 4
17 Uses necessary techniques and instruments for geological applications 5
18 Identifies rock types, draws geological maps and cross sections. 4
19 Defines necessities in learning in scientific, social, cultural and artistic areas and improves himself/herself continuously. 0
* Contribution levels are between 0 (not) and 5 (maximum).

  Student Workload - ECTS
Works Number Time (Hour) Total Workload (Hour)
Course Related Works
    Class Time (Exam weeks are excluded) 14 3 42
    Out of Class Study (Preliminary Work, Practice) 14 3 42
Assesment Related Works
    Homeworks, Projects, Others 1 4 4
    Mid-term Exams (Written, Oral, etc.) 1 3 3
    Final Exam 1 3 3
Total Workload: 94
Total Workload / 25 (h): 3.76
ECTS Credit: 4