COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Macropaleontology JZ   204 4 1 1.5 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
Instructors
Prof.Dr.ÜMİT ŞAFAK1. Öğretim Grup:A
Prof.Dr.ÜMİT ŞAFAK2. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
To Determine macro images of fossils and their stratigraphic positions as the basic unit of geological aging.
Content
Metazoan Examination of the macropaleontology.

Learning Outcomes
1) Recognizes macrofauna.
2) Observers the terrain and the presence of macro-fossils
3) It examines the fossil groups that make up the subject of macroplaeontology
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Course's Contribution To Program
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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

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Introduction, subjects of paleontology, taxonomy, and nomenclature of fossil species, marine ecosystems, Fossil and fossilization, their environments Reading references Discussion
2 Phyllum Porifera (sponges) Phylum Archaeocyathıda, Phylum Stromatoporoıdea Reading references Discussion
3 Phyllum Cnidaria, Classification, Sub-Class Zoantharıa (corals), Order Rugosa, Paleoecology Reading references Discussion
4 Phylum Broyozoa, Classification, Ecology Reading references Discussion
5 Phyllum Brachiopoda, Classification, Ecology and Paleoecolgy Reading references Discussion
6 Phylum Mollusca, Class Bivalvia (LamellibranchiaPelecypoda), classification Reading references Discussion
7 Phyllum Mollusca, Class Gastropoda Reading references Discussion
8 Phyllum Mollusca, Class Cephalopoda, Sub-Class Nautıloıdea, Sub-class Ammonoidea Reading references Discussion
9 Mid-term Exam Preparation Testing
10 Phyllum Mollusca, Class Cephalopoda, Subclass Ammonoıdea, Sub-Class Coleoıdea Reading references Discussion
11 Phyllum Echinodermata, Class Echinoidea, Ecology, Class Crinoidea, Ecology, Reading references Discussion
12 Phylum Echinodermata, Class Crinoidea, Ecology Reading references Discussion
13 Phyllum Trilobite, classification Reading references Discussion
14 Phyllum Hemichordata, Class Graptolithına Reading references Discussion
15 Phyllum Hemichordata, Class Graptolithina Reading references Discussion
16-17 Final exam Exam Preparation

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources
Alkaya, F.,1998, Paleontoloji I Makrofosiller, T.C. Selçuk Üniversitesi Mühendislik-Mimarlıkfakültesi (Yayın No : 42), Konya.Bremer, H.,1978, Paleontoloji, Ege Üniversitesi Fen Fakültesi Kitapları Serisi No. 46 Bornova-İzmirGökçen,N., 1984, Paleontoloji Iı (Jeo. 204 Ders Notu), T.C. Çukurova Üniversitesi Mühendislik-Mimarlık Fakültesi Jeoloji Mühendisliği Bölümü, Balcalı/Adana.Sayar,C., 1991, Paleontoloji Omurgasız Fosiller, T.C. İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi Kütüphanesi Sayı:1435.