Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Climatology and Environment CVM 427 7 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Assistants
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective The aim of this course is understanding of atmosphere, climate, climate changes and global warming, relationship reason and result and solutions.
Course Content General definitation. Atmosphere. Climatic zones. Global Climate changes. Global warming. Relationship between climate and environmental parameters. Climate effects on natural resources.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Understand atmosphere´s structure and processing Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Oral Exam,
2 Comprehend relationship and difference between air and climate Lecture, Question-Answer, Group Study, Testing, Homework,
3 Comprehend world climate characteristics Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
4 Understand of relationship between climate characteristics and water, soil, vegetation and living activity Lecture, Question-Answer, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
5 Understand global warming and climate changes Lecture, Brain Storming, Self Study, Testing, Performance Task,
6 Comprehend and discuss relationship between environmental pollution and global warming Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction
2 Structure of tmosphere and ozone layer
3 Climate components
4 Climate zones
5 Climatic changes
6 What is global warming? Processes and reasons
7 Results of global climate changes
8 Relationship between climate/global warming, human health and animal life
9 Midterm exam
10 Relationship between climate/global warming, soil, vegetation and forests
11 Relationship between climate/global warming, urbanization, buildings, industry and transportation
12 Prevention of climate changes
13 Student performance work presentation
14 Student performance work presentation
Course Notes J. F. Griffiths, Climate and the Environment, Londra, 1976
Course Resources
Week Documents Description size
0 İklim-çevre ders not-1.Bölüm 1.37 MB
0 iklim çevre dersnotu2 1.21 MB
0 İklimlisansderssunum2020 9.56 MB
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.
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.
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.
5 Engineering graduates with skills in designing and conducting experiments, collecting data, analyzing and interpreting the results in order to evaluate engineering problems.
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
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. Ara Sınav 60
1. Ödev 40
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) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Quiz 2 2 4
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 15 15
Final examination 1 10 10
Oral Examination 1 1 1
Total Workload 125
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5
dersAKTSKredisi 5