COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Geographic Information Systems JS   203 3 2 2.5 3

Prerequisites and co-requisites Yok
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator
Instructors
Prof.Dr.TOLGA ÇAN1. Öğretim Grup:A
Prof.Dr.TOLGA ÇAN2. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
To teach the basic concepts and principles of the Geographic Information Systems, and the effective use of Geographic Information Systems on certain geological applications.
Content
To teach the basic concepts and principles of the Geographic Information Systems, and the effective use of Geographic Information Systems on certain geological applications.

Learning Outcomes
1) Learns to create three-dimensional model of the geological structure and evaluate the digital terrain analyses in Geographic Information Systems environment.
2) 3D modelling of the terrain
3) Construction of the geo database of the environmental variables using Digital terrain modelling and related derivative maps
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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Uses Fundamental Geological information, having necessary information in Mathematical and Natural sciences and employs theoretical and applied information in these areas in engineering solutions. Identifies, formulizes and solves geological problems. Real
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Uses necessary techniques and instruments for geological applications Identifies rock types, draws geological maps and cross sections. Investigates and reports all kinds of natural resources and geological hazards
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Thinks, interprets, analyzes and synthesizes geological events in 3D. Chooses and applies necessary methods and instruments for engineering applications. Uses the information technology effectively.
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Designs and performs experiments, collects data and interprets the results.
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Works and undertakes responsibility in solving geological problems both individually and in multidiciplinary working groups
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Investigates to obtain scientific information, and uses data bases and other data sources actively. Has an awareness of life long learning; follows developments in science and technology to keep up to date
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Initiates effective interactions in Turkish both orally and in written form, and speaks at least one foreign language. Defines necessities in learning in scientific, social, cultural and artistic areas and improves himself/herself continuously.
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Knows job related and ethical responsibilities, project management, office applications and safety, and realizes juridical responsibilities of engineering applications. Knows the universal and societal effects of engineering solutions and applications. Ha
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Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 History, databases and data types of the Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Reading Drilland Practice
2 General information about cartography; history and importance of maps. Classification of maps considering, scale, type and usage. Study on previous lectures and software installation Drilland Practice
3 Map projections, geoid and ellipsoid models of the world, geodetic datum, criteria for the selection of the map projection and datum. Study on previous lectures and homework Drilland Practice
4 General functions of GIS, data collection, storage, query, analysis, display and layout operations. Study on previous lectures and homework Drilland Practice
5 GIS software installation and operation. and general information about the menu and terminology. Study on previous lectures and homework Drilland Practice
6 Georectification of the maps and images. Creation of databases. Study on previous lectures and homework Drilland Practice
7 Digitization of GIS vector data. Point, line and polygon type data entry, and file creation. Study on previous lectures and homework Drilland Practice
8 Mid-term exam Mid-term exam Preparation Testing
9 Raster data base creation and re-classification Study on previous lectures and homework Drilland Practice
10 Applications related to Spatial analysis. Study on previous lectures and homework Drilland Practice
11 Geoprocessing applications Study on previous lectures and homework Drilland Practice
12 Digital elevation model, the cross-sections creation of maps of the underground water table, Study on previous lectures and homework Drilland Practice
13 Hydrological modeling, catchment and drainage network generation Study on previous lectures and homework Drilland Practice
14 Buffer zoning, calculations of the area and voulume for reserve calculation with surface extension tools. Study on previous lectures and homework Drilland Practice
15 Layout preperation for maps and images. Study on previous lectures and homework Drilland Practice
16-17 Final Exam Preparing for final exam

Recommended or Required Reading
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