Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
180701802102CLIMATE INFORMATION IN LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURECompulsory122
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Main purpose of this lesson is to provide the knowledge about general klimatology and to prepare the students for their other lessons about crop production, irrigation and rural planning and its atmosphere relations.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1 Knowledge generel climatology
2 Knowledge generel climatology
3Having knowledge about heat and temperature
4Having knowledge about heat and temperature
5Knowledge about classificition of climate
6Knowledge about classificition of climate
7The relationship between climate and design is determined
8The relationship between climate and design is determined
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Introduction to climatology, relation between meteorology and climatology, atmosphere and its structure, temperature and heat, climatologic factors and their effects, evaporation and atmosferic humidity, condensation and precipitation and its distribution, atmosferic pressure and wind distribution, air masses and front systems, climatic zones and distribution, climatologic categiries and classification, crop and climate relation
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to climatologyLecture
2Relation between meteorology and climatologyLecture
3Atmosphere and its structureLecture
4Heat and temperatureLecture
5Heat and temperatureLecture
6Evaporation and atmospheric moistureLecture
7Midterm exam
8Condensation and precipitationLecture
9Atmospheric pressure and windsLecture
10Air masses and frontline systemsLecture
11Climatic factorsLecture
12Classification of climatesLacture
13Distribution of climates over the worldLecture
14Crop and climate; general evaluation of the courseLecture
Recommended or Required Reading
Kadıoğlu, M., 2007. Küresel İklim Değişimi (Söyleşi: Serhan Yedig). T.İş Bankası Kültür Yayınları, ISBN 978-9944-88-142-5, İstanbul. Trewartha, G.T., 1954. Introduction to Climate. 3rd ed., McGraw-Hill Book Com., Inc., Tokyo. Yurtseven, E., 1997. İklim Bilgisi. A.Ü.Ziraat Fakültesi Yayınları 1485, Ders Kitabı 446, 96s., Ankara.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination11010
Final Examination12020
Self Study14228
Homework11010
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)68
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