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BTM2027Oceanography3+0+0ECTS:3
Year / SemesterFall Semester
Level of CourseFirst Cycle
Status Compulsory
DepartmentDEPARTMENT of FISHERIES TECHNOLOGY ENGINEERING
Prerequisites and co-requisitesNone
Mode of DeliveryFace to face, Group study, Lab work
Contact Hours14 weeks - 3 hours of lectures per week
LecturerProf. Dr. Abdulaziz GÜNEROĞLU
Co-LecturerProf.Dr.Muzaffer Feyzioğlu
Language of instructionTurkish
Professional practise ( internship ) None
 
The aim of the course:
The main objectives of this course are to provide the student with a clear presentation of the concepts and principles of seas and oceans physical properties.
 
Learning OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
LO - 1 : Understand the atmosphere and oceans and be able to explain their relations and affects on maritime activities.7,121,5
LO - 2 : Understand and explain weather and sea interaction and sea conditions7,121,5
LO - 3 : Understand and forecast waves, currents and tide7,121,5
LO - 4 : Present before an audience the results and outcome of any exercis7,121,5
CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA :Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), LO : Learning Outcome

 
Contents of the Course
Definitions, Geological and sedimantological properties of ocean and seas basins. Physical properties of seawater. Heat budged of oceans, stratification, tide, currents and waves in the oceans. Oceanographic properties of Mediterranean, Aegean, Marmora and Black sea. Research processes. Ocean and sea concept, pilot charts. Topography of the ocean bottom, shores, Physical and chemical properties of seawater. Air sea interactions. Meteorological forces on the sea condition. Oceanographic properties of Mediterranean, Aegean, Marmora and Black sea.
 
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1Definitions
 Week 2Properties of ocean and seas
 Week 3Geological and sedimantological properties of ocean and seas basins
 Week 4Heat budged of oceans
 Week 5Physical properties of seawater
 Week 6Ocean water stratification and dinamics
 Week 7Currents of ocean and seas
 Week 8Mid-term exam
 Week 9Tide
 Week 10Wawes
 Week 11Oceanographic properties of Mediterranean, Aegean, Marmora and Black sea
 Week 12Oceanographic forecasting and fisheries activities
 Week 13Oceanographic instruments
 Week 14Student presantation
 Week 15Student presantation
 Week 16End-of-term exam
 
Textbook / Material
1Kocataş,A., 2004, Oseanoloji, Deniz Bilimlerine Giriş, Ege Üniversitesi Basımevi, İzmir.
 
Recommended Reading
1Ünsal, İ.,1984, Oseanografi, İTÜ, Istanbul
2Ardel, A., 1985,Hidrografya, Okyanus ve Denizler, İTÜ, İstanbul,
3İzdar, E., Murray. J.W.,1989, Black Sea Oceanography, Kluwer Academic Publishers, London
 
Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Mid-term exam 8 22/11/2018 1 50
End-of-term exam 16 17/01/2019 1 50
 
Student Work Load and its Distribution
Type of workDuration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term
Yüz yüze eğitim 3 14 42
Sınıf dışı çalışma 3 14 42
Arasınav 1 1 1
Ödev 3 4 12
Dönem sonu sınavı için hazırlık 7 5 35
Dönem sonu sınavı 1 1 1
Total work load133