Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Climatology I COG 104 2 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. BEYZA USTAOĞLU
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. BEYZA USTAOĞLU,
Course Assistants Res.Asst. Derya Evrim KILIC
Course Category Other
Course Objective This course aims to teach of basic concepts of climate that is one of the most important elements of natural systems and to show working systems of those concepts.
Course Content Basic concepts of climate
Factors affecting climate
Solar radiation
General atmospheric circulation
Fronts and air mass
Components of climate
Atmospheric pressure and winds
Humidity and precipitation
Distribution of climate elements.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Comprehend the basic concepts of climate Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
2 Explain the effected and formatived factors to climate Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
3 Categorise the components of climate Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
4 Debate impacts of climate on human and environment Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
5 Propose the mutual actions of climate to environment and human
6 Evaluate human affects on climate change and enviroment
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Climatology,meteorology, weather conditions and climate
2 Frontier, form, layers and features of atmosphere
3 Caloric and temperature, agent of temperature
4 Air temperature which is a climate element
5 Atmosphere pressure and winds
6 Wind and its affecting agents
7 Pressure-Wind zones in earth and local winds
8 Midterm exam
9 Air moistness, concentration, clouds
10 Precipitations, its reasons,kinds and specialities
11 Air masses and its types
12 Front-lines, middle latitude cyclones, tropical cyclones
13 Air masses and geographic distribution of climate types
14 Geographic distribution of climate elements
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To have advance-level information and comprehension which stay up with textbook that contain to current informations, practise equipments and other scientific contexts, able to use these ones
2 To evaluate concepts, opinions and datas with scientific methods in geography and geographical information technology field.To determine to complicated problem and subjects, its able to analising, able to discuss, able to develop to suggestions which based upon to proof and research
3 To instruct professional or beginner listener groups about subject associated with geography and geographical information technology.Able to transfer to the listeners of ideas,problems and solutions by oral and written examination X
4 Able to show administer advance-level working freely
5 To discover solution methods on complicated conditions in practise in geography and geographical information technology field
6 Able to administer thereby planning of activities directed towards professional evolution
7 To know foreign language for able to communicate with colleauges and to follow up to informations on geography and geographical information technology field
8 Able to use of technologies of informatics and communication with knowledge of computer software and hardware
9 To have satisfactoriness of looking after of social,scientific and ethic values on stages of data collection, explication and announced
10 To have knowledge and consciousness of looking after of social,scientific and ethic values on stages of data collection, explication and announced X
11 Conscious about professional security, health, quality control and its management and environmental protection
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 20
Total 20
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
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 3 48
Mid-terms 1 25 25
Assignment 1 25 25
Total Workload 146
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.84
dersAKTSKredisi 6