Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Geophysical Surveys By Aircraft and Satellites JFM 454 8 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. LEVENT GÜLEN
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective
Course Content
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
2 Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
3 Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
4 Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
5 Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction
2 What are the airborn geophysical surveys and why are they done?
3 What are the satellite geophysical surveys and why are they done?
4 What are the pros and cons of airborne and satellite geophysical surveys ?
5 Selection of suitable aircraft, geophysical equipment, and payload
6 Installation of geophysical instruments and payload into the aircraft
7 Geophysical survey planning
8 To do list before, during, and after the geophysical survey
9 Flight safety and eligibility requirements to fly in an aircraft
10 Data acquisition types with or without an operator
11 Problems that may be encountered during an airborne survey and some suggestions towards their solution
12 Importance of the Quality Control (QC) of the acquired data
13 Airborne geophysical surveys conducted in Turkey
14 Some examples from completed airborne geophysical survey projects
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 -Engineering graduates with sufficient knowledge background on science and engineering subjects of their related area, and who are skillful in implementing theoretical and practical knowledge for modelling and solving engineering problems. X
2 -Engineering graduates with skills in identifying, describing, formulating and solving complex engineering problems, and thus,deciding and implementing appropriate methods for analyzing and modelling. X
3 -Engineering graduates with skills in designing a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions to meet specific requirements; for this purpose, skills in implementing modern design methods. X
4 -Engineering graduates with skills in developing, selecting and implementing modern techniques and tools required for engineering applications as well as with skills in using information technologies effectively. X
5 -Engineering graduates with skills in designing and conducting experiments, collecting data, analyzing and interpreting the results in order to evaluate engineering problems. X
6 -Engineering graduates who are able to work within a one discipline or multi-discipline team,as well as who are able to work individually X
7 -Engineering graduates who are able to effectively communicate orally and officially in Turkish Language as well as who knows at least one foreign language X
8 -Engineering graduates with motivation to life-long learning and having known significance of continuous education beyond undergraduate studies for science and technology X
9 -Engineering graduates with well-structured responsibilities in profession and ethics X
10 -Engineering graduates having knowledge about practices in professional life such as project management, risk management and change management, and who are aware of innovation and sustainable development. X
11 -Engineering graduates having knowledge about universal and social effects of engineering applications on health, environment and safety, as well as having awareness for juridical consequences of engineering solutions. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Kısa Sınav 20
1. Ara Sınav 40
2. Ara Sınav 20
1. Ödev 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 15 1 15
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Quiz 2 10 20
Assignment 1 12 12
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 125
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5
dersAKTSKredisi 5