COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Environmental geology JZ   304 6 2 2 2

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.ŞAZİYE BOZDAĞ1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Define the natural and geologic hazards and to know their environmental effects and also to understand of the enviromental geochemistry
Content
Principles and description of environmental geology. Geological environment-man interactions. Natural hazards and environmental effects. Pollution types. Environmental effects of solid and liquid waste and site selection for landfill. Importance of geology in protection of environment.

Learning Outcomes
1) Understand the basic rules of environmental geology
2) Recognize the natural and geologic hazards.
3) Comprehend the environmental effects of the hazards
4) Make the research and protection plans for environment protection
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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 Introduction and History Reading the lecture notes and related resources Lecture
Discussion
2 Philosophy and fundamental concepts Reading the lecture notes and related resources Lecture
Discussion
3 Geological cycles Reading the lecture notes and related resources Lecture
Discussion
4 Earth materials and processes Reading the lecture notes and related resources Lecture
Discussion
5 Soils and environment Reading the lecture notes and related resources Lecture
Discussion
6 Rivers and flooding and environmental effects Reading the lecture notes and related resources Lecture
Discussion
7 Volcanic activity and environmental effects Reading the lecture notes and related resources Lecture
Discussion
8 Midterm exam Study for midterm exam and project presentation Testing
Project / Design
9 Midterm exam Reading the lecture notes and related resources Lecture
Discussion
10 Earthquakes and environmental effects Reading the lecture notes and related resources Lecture
Discussion
11 Wastes and waste disposal sites Reading the lecture notes and related resources Lecture
Discussion
12 Coastal hazards Reading the lecture notes and related resources Lecture
Discussion
13 Atmospheric processes Reading the lecture notes and related resources Lecture
Discussion
14 Definition of pollution types. Reading the lecture notes and related resources Lecture
Discussion
15 Geological aspects of environmental health Reading the lecture notes and related resources Lecture
Discussion
16-17 Final exam Study for final exam and project presentation Testing
Project / Design

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources