COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Geology of Turkey JZ   402 8 2 2 3

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator
Instructors
Prof.Dr.ATİKE NAZİK1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
To teach the geological properties, geographic and geological features of plates forming Turkey, surface and subsurface raw materials and ore deposits
Content
Concepts of Tethys and Neotethys in Turkey, Stratigraphic and tectonic features of Palaeozoic, Mesozoic and Cenozoic units, Geological heritage values.

Learning Outcomes
1) Learns general geological properties of Turkey.
2) Learns Metamorphic massives.
3) Learns Paleozoic, Mesozoic, Cenozoic units and their distribution.
4) Learns Paleogeographic and paleotectonic evolution of Turkey.
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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, definitions, concepts related to the course. To read references Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Testing
2 Concepts related to Turkey Geology (Tethys, Lavasia, Gondwanian concepts, Tethyan ocean) and geological evolution of Anatolia, Pontids (Istranca, Istanbul and Sakarya zones), Anatolid-Taurides, Southeastern Anatolia. To read references Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Testing
3 Istranca massif, Thrace base To read references Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Testing
4 İstanbul Zone To read references Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Testing
5 Sakarya Zone - Pontides- 1 To read references Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Testing
6 Sakarya Zone - Pontides- 2 To read references Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Testing
7 Menderes Massif and its cover rocks To read references Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Testing
8 Mid-term exam To read references Lecture
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Discussion
Testing
9 Kırşehir massif and its cover rocks To read references Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Testing
10 Anatolid-Tauride belt (West) To read references Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Testing
11 Anatolid-Tauride belt (Central) To read references Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Testing
12 Anatolid-Tauride belt (East) To read references Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Testing
13 Arabian Platform-Southeastern Anatolia To read references Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Testing
14 Paleotectonic and neotectonic phases in Turkey To read references Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Testing
15 Geological heritage in Turkey To read references Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Testing
16-17 Final Exam To read references Testing

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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