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Ders Tanımı

Ders Kodu Yarıyıl T+U Saat Kredi AKTS
EARTH STRUCTURE AND GEODYNAMİCS JFM 625 0 3 + 0 3 6
Ön Koşul Dersleri
Önerilen Seçmeli Dersler
Dersin Dili Türkçe
Dersin Seviyesi Doktora
Dersin Türü SECMELI
Dersin Koordinatörü Prof.Dr. MURAT UTKUCU
Dersi Verenler
Dersin Yardımcıları
Dersin Kategorisi Alanına Uygun Temel Öğretim
Dersin Amacı

To give knowledge of the Earth’s structure and dynamics to the graduate students studying topics directly or indirectly related Earth Sciences in order to illuminate the origins and fundamentals of the dynamic processes encountered through their studies. To explain in detail the geodynamics of Turkey and surroundings along with the results of the current research projects.

Dersin İçeriği

Importance of seismology in the understanding of Earth’ structure; Velocity structure and composition of the Earth’s crust, mantle and core; phase-mineral transformations and importance; depth gradient of the seismic velocity and its correlation with phase transformations; imaging internal structure of the Earth with seismic wave propagation; convection currents in the mantle; the evidences provided by the Earth magnetic field variations for the dynamic Earth’s crust; relating Earth’s dynamic structure with plate tectonics concept; detailed features of the subduction process; the force acting on the subducted slab; seismological evidences for the subducting slab and dehydration process; the problem of the deep earthquake mechanisms; detailed geodynamics of the Turkey and surroundings with information coming from current studies.

Dersin Öğrenme Çıktıları Öğretim Yöntemleri Ölçme Yöntemleri
1 - Realizes the upper mantle discontinuities and their importance with respect to Earth sciences. 1 - 2 - 3 - A - F -
2 - Understands fundamentals of the seismic tomography method. 1 - 2 - 3 - A - F -
3 - Explains variations of the structural properties and the observed dynamic processes along the downgoing slab. 1 - 2 - 3 - A -
4 - Categorizes the causes of plate motions by means of their cause of generation. 1 - 2 - 3 - A -
5 - Expresses the crustal and the upper mantle structures and the plate motions in Turkey and its vicinity by giving examples from the current studies. 1 - 2 - 3 - A - C - F -
6 - Discusses the dynamic processes observed in the crust and the upper mantle in Turkey and its vicinity in the light of the seismological and geodetic data recovered by the recent studies. 1 - 2 - 3 - A - C - F -
Öğretim Yöntemleri: 1:Lecture 2:Question-Answer 3:Discussion
Ölçme Yöntemleri: A:Testing F:Performance Task C:Homework

Ders Akışı

Hafta Konular ÖnHazırlık
1 Geodynamic concept in earth sciences and its importance
2 Structure of the Earth, their properties and Seismology
3 Phase transformations and their affect on the earthquake wave propagation
4 Exploring the Earth structure with the earthquake wave propagation
5 The Earth magnetic field and its temporal variability
6 Variations in the Earth magnetic field and dynamic Earth’s crust
7 Relating Earth’s dynamic structure with plate tectonics concept
8 Subduction zones and their detailed structure
9 Seismologic evidences of the subduction zones and related phenomena
10 Deep earthquakes and proposed mechanisms
11 Geodynamics of Turkey and surroundings: General view
12 Geodynamics of Turkey and surroundings: Current studies
13 Geodynamics of Turkey and surroundings: The problems to be solved
14 General review and discussion

Kaynaklar

Ders Notu

Prof.Dr. Murat UTKUCU,  Earth’s structure and Geodynamics preentations.

Ders Kaynakları


Fowler, C.M.R, The solid earth, Cambridge University press, 472 pp., 1990.

Butler, R., Paleomagnetism: Magnetic Domains to Geologic Terranes, Arizona University, 1992.

W.-J. Su, R. L. Woodward and A. M., Dziewonski, Degree-12 Model of Shear Velocity Heterogeneity in the Mantle, Journal of Geophysical Research, vol. 99(4) 4945-4980, 1994.

Lay, T and T.C. Wallace, Modern Global Seismology, San Diego, CA., USA, Academic Pres, 1995.

Lowrie, W., Fundementals of Geophysics, Cambridge University Press, 354 pp, 1997.

McClusky, S., Balassanian, S., Barka, A., Demir, C., Ergintav, S., Georgıev, I., Gürkan, O., Hamburger, M., Hurst, K., Kahle, H., Kastens, K., Nadarıya, M., Ouzounıs, A., Paradissis, D., Peter, Y., Prilepin, M., Reilinger, R., Şanli, I., Seeger, H., Tealeb, A., Toksöz, M.N. and Veis, G., GPS constraints on plate kinematics and dynamics in the Eastern Mediterrenean and Caucasus, J. Geophys. Res., 105, 5695-5719, 2000.

Stein, S. And Wysession, M., An introduction to seismology, earthquakes, and earth structure, Blackwell Publishing,498 pp, 2003.

Sandvol, E., T¨urkelli, N. and Barazangi, M., The Eastern Turkey Seismic Experiment: The study of a young continent-continent collision, Geophys. Res. Lett. 30(24), 8038, doi:10.1029/2003GL018912, 2003.


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Dersin Program Çıktılarına Katkısı

No Program Öğrenme Çıktıları KatkıDüzeyi
1 2 3 4 5

Değerlendirme Sistemi

YARIYIL İÇİ ÇALIŞMALARI SIRA KATKI YÜZDESİ
AraSinav 1 50
Odev 1 25
PerformansGoreviSeminer 1 25
Toplam 100
Yıliçinin Başarıya Oranı 50
Finalin Başarıya Oranı 50
Toplam 100

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