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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
HRT426 Positional Data infrastructure 927006 4 8 3
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to provide knowledge, skills and competencies on spatial infrastructure in relation to design, development and solution assessments.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Derya ÖZTÜRK
Learning Outcomes
  1. Understand the historical development of Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) and basic SDI concepts (technical, organizational, legal and ethical).
  2. Understand standardization issues in relation to the International Standardization Organization (ISO), Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and INSPIRE
  3. Understand the role of SDI in e-Government.
  4. Understand various system design and implementation strategies for a SDI.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Akıncı, H., 2006. Konumsal Veri Altyapılarının Web Servisleri İle Gerçekleştirilmesi: Mevcut Durum Analizi ve Gelecek Yönelimlerinin Belirlenmesi, KTÜ Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Doktora Tezi, Trabzon.KONEČNÝ, Milan. The Digital Earth:Spatial Data Infrastructures from Local to Global Concept (The Digital Earth: Spatial Data Infrastructures from Local to Global Concept). 1999. vyd. Beijing, China: Chief Guanhua Xu and Yuntai Chen, 1999. 7 pp. Towards Digital Earth I. ISBN 7-03-005600-0Nebert, D., 2004. Developing Spatial Data Infrastructures: The SDI Cookbook, Version 2.0, GSDI.http://inspire.jrc.ec.europa.eu/
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Spatial Data Infrastructure – Concepts and principles; Data modelling and spatial databases; Standardization; Metadata; Geographic services; INSPIRE; TNGIS
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Spatial Data Infrastructure – concepts and principles
2.Global, European and National SDIs
3.Technical aspects of SDI
4.Data modelling and spatial databases
5.Role of Cartography, GIS and Remote Sensing in SDIs
6.Role of Cartography, GIS and Remote Sensing in SDIs
7.Standardization – ISO and OGC
9.Geographic services
11.Organizational and legal aspects of SDI
12.Organizational and legal aspects of SDI:- e-Governance
13.Organizational and legal aspects of SDI:- Turkish National Geographical Information System (TNGIS) Infrastructure
14.Turkish National Geographical Information System (TNGIS) Infrastructure- Assessment of the current situation, Problems and solutions
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
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11818
Individual Study for Final Examination12525