Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Remote Sensing and Environmental Information System CVM 430 8 3 + 0 3 5
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Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
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Course Assistants
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective The aim of the course is giving of basic information about satellites, satellite images, image interpretation, applications on different disciplines especially environment engineering of remote sensing and environmental information systems.
Course Content General definitions. Satellites and sensing systems. Sensing and inpretation techniques of satellite images. Using of remote sensing techniques on environmental problems. Ennvironmental information systems (GIS). definitions and components. Discussion of example studies.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Understand remote sensing and application areas Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
2 Comprehend satellite images and processing Lecture, Drilland Practice, Homework,
3 Comprehend application of satellite image on environmental problem Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Project / Design,
4 Understand basic information about geographic information systems Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
5 Comprehend using of satellite images and geographic information system for definitation, modelling and solution of environmental problem Lecture, Question-Answer, Group Study, Testing, Performance Task,
6 Get to skill of using new technologies for producing engineering solutions Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Project / Design,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction
2 General concepts
3 Electromagnetic spectrum and atmospheric effects
4 Sensing tools, Sensing sytems
5 Satellite and Satellite images characteristics
6 Interpretation of satellite images
7 Example projects for remote sensing
8 What is environmental information systems (GIS)
9 Midterm exam
10 Using and aplication of environmental information systems (GIS)
11 Environmöental problems and information systems
12 Discussion on previous studies
13 Student performance work presentations
14 Student performance work presentations
Course Notes Lecture 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.
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.
9 Engineering graduates with well-structured responsibilities in profession and ethics.
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.
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 45
1. Kısa Sınav 5
2. Kısa Sınav 5
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 35
1. Sözlü Sınav 10
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) 14 2 28
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Quiz 2 1 2
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 16 16
Final examination 1 15 15
Oral Examination 1 1 1
Total Workload 125
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5
dersAKTSKredisi 5