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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
HRT404 Geographic Information Systems Applications 927006 4 8 6
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The main objective of this course is to familiarize the students with a GIS software by hands-on experiences.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Aziz ŞİŞMAN
Learning Outcomes
  1. Design and carry out a GIS project.
  2. Organise, using appropriate data structures, geographic data within a GIS.
  3. Prepare spatial databases using GIS software.
  4. Query data using GIS software.
  5. Analyse data using GIS software.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Tecim, V., 2008. Coğrafi Bilgi Sistemleri Harita Tabanlı Bilgi Yönetimi, Renk Form Ofset, Ankara.
Burrough, P. A., McDonnell, R. A., 1998. Principles of Geographical Information Systems. 2nd Edition, Oxford University Press, USA.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Creating and editing a geodatabase; Spatial data querying and analysis; 3-D analysis; Geostatistical analysis, Multi-criteria decision analysis
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.- Planning a GIS Project- Steps in a GIS Project
2.- Data formats- Creating and editing a geodatabase
3.- Georeferencing of raster data- Digitizing and editing vector data- Linking spatial and non spatial data
4.Topological error correction of gis vector data
5.- Colouring and styling layers- Labelling layers
6.Spatial querying
7.- Joining tables- Relating tables
8.Vector based spatial data analysis
9.Raster based spatial data analysis
11.Map Algebra
12.3-D analysis
13.- Geostatistical analysis- Multi-criteria decision analysis
14.Creating layout
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
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination31030
Individual Study for Final Examination11616