Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Stratigraphy * JZ   205 3 2 2 4

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 Prof.Dr. Ümit ŞAFAK
Prof.Dr.ÜMİT ŞAFAK1. Öğretim Grup:A
Prof.Dr.ÜMİT ŞAFAK2. Öğretim Grup:A
To teach structures, relationships, environmental properties, bedding types and dating of the layered rocks
Stratigraphic principles and positions of layered rocks

Learning Outcomes

Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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
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
Thinks, interprets, analyzes and synthesizes geological events in 3D. Chooses and applies necessary methods and instruments for engineering applications. Uses the information technology effectively.
Designs and performs experiments, collects data and interprets the results.
Works and undertakes responsibility in solving geological problems both individually and in multidiciplinary working groups
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
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.
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

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Introduction, history, definitions Reading references
2 Sedimentation, depositional processes Reading references
3 Stratification, bedding, bedding types Reading references
4 Properties of sedimentary rocks Reading references
5 Classification of sedimentary rocks Reading references
6 Stratigraphic units, lithostratigraphic, lithodem units Reading references
7 Stratigraphic units, Biostratigraphy, Chronostratigraphy, Geochronology and other units Reading references
8 Mid-term exam Exam preparation
9 Interruption in sedimentation, and types of discordance Reading references
10 sequence stratigraphy Reading references
11 Tectonics and their relationships with sedimentation Reading references
12 Geosynclines, their evolutions and classifications Reading references
13 Stratigraphic Correlation Reading references
14 Stratigraphical maps (I) Reading references
15 Stratigraphical maps (II) Reading references
16-17 Final exam Exam preparation

Recommended or Required Reading
Additional Resources
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