Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
Level of Course Unit
Short Cycle
Objectives of the Course
to give basic information about The physical properties of the atmosphere, atmospheric processes, events and short term changes in the Earth's climates with them, their origins as a natural environment that characterises the curled, Dist. and role to environmental health students and to develop skills in research and synthesis about matters of climatology and meteorology using learned this information
Name of Lecturer(s)
Öğr. Gör. Sevtap DOĞRU
Learning Outcomes
1Understand the basic concepts and elements of the climate
2Describes the factors that forming and affecting the climate.
3Classify the elements that make up the climate
4discusses the effects of the climate on the human and environment
5gives examples of the mutual effects of the human, Environment and Climate
6evaluate the effects of human on climate change and the environment
Mode of Delivery
Evening Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Difference between climatology and meteorology, development of the climatology, Climatological elements and observations. Meteorological and topographical factors that control climate. Global weather systems and circulations. Oceans and ocean currents. Global wind systems and local winds. Air masses, welds and transformation. Walker circulation and the El-Nino. Climate classifications. Climate variations. Global and local climate problems.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1Difference between climatology and meteorology,
2development of the climatology,
3Climatological elements and observations.
4Climatological elements and observations.
5Meteorological and topographical factors that control climate.
6Meteorological and topographical factors that control climate.
7Global weather systems and circulations.
8Oceans and ocean currents.
9Global wind systems and local winds.
10Air masses, welds and transformation.
11Walker circulation and the El-Nino.
12Climate classifications.
13Climate variations.
14Global and local climate problems.
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Türkeş, M. Klimatoloji ve Meteoroloji, Kriter Basım Yayın Dağıtım, 2010. 2. Lecture notes of Climatology (Lect. Sevtap DOĞRU)
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Case Study717
Self Study14114
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
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