Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Neotectonic and Seismology of Turkey JEL215 3 2 + 0 4

Prerequisites

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Area Elective
Coordinator Assoc.Prof. YEŞİM BÜYÜKMERİÇ
Instructors
Goals Teachs Neotectonic and paleotectonic concepts, Turkey's overall tectonic situation before the neotectonic; Learn the compression origin of Eastern Anatolia, the expansion origin of Aegean graben system, and neotectonics in the transition region of Central Anatolia, North Anatolian Fault, East Anatolian fault Bitlis suture zone and the general evaluation of Turkey's evolution in neotectonic period
Contents
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Learn the neotectonic development of Anatolia; paleotectonic and neotectonics formations
2 Learn the important localities, sensitive points related to seismic activities and processes

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Lectures, classworks, presentations
Assessment Methods Midterm examination %40, Final examination %60



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction of Turkey's Neotectonics None
2 Tension systems of the Agean region an basinal development Requires reading from course notes and other literature before the lecture
3 Neogene-Quaternary volcanism in the Aegean region and its the origin Requires reading from course notes and other literature before the lecture
4 Overview of the compressional system in the Eastern Anatolia Requires reading from course notes and other literature before the lecture
5 Neogene-Quaternary volcanism and its origin in the Eastern Anatolia Requires reading from course notes and other literature before the lecture
6 An overview of Turkey's neotectonic faults Requires reading from course notes and other literature before the lecture
7 North Anatolian Fault Zone and its seismicity Requires reading from course notes and other literature before the lecture
8 North Anatolian Fault Zone and neotectonics of the the Marmara region Requires reading from course notes and other literature before the lecture
9 Midterm Examination None
10 East Anatolian Fault Zone and its seismicity Requires reading from course notes and other literature before the lecture
11 Neotectonic features of the Central Anatolia Requires reading from course notes and other literature before the lecture
12 Other active fault zones in Turkey Requires reading from course notes and other literature before the lecture
13 South Aegean Trench and Cyprus Arc Requires reading from course notes and other literature before the lecture
14 Discussions about Turkey's neotectonics Requires reading from course notes and other literature before the lecture



Sources
Textbook
Additional Resources National and international articles published about Turkey's Neotectonics TPJD Bulletins MTA Publications Introduction to Physical Geology Condie, K.C., 1997. Plate Tectonics and Crustal Evolution, Butterworth-Heinermann



Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
In-Term Total 0 0
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall
Total





Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has the sufficient background on mathematics, science and engineering in his own branch.
2 Makes use of conceptual and applied knowledge in mathematics, science and in his own area in accordance for engineering solutions.
3 Determines, defines, formulates and solves problems in engineering; fort his aim selects and applies the appropriate analytical models and modeling techniques.
4 Analyses a system, system component or process and in order to meet the requirements, designs under realistic conditions; thus applies modern techniques of design.
5 Selects and uses modern techniques and devices necessary for engineering applications.
6 Designs and carries out experiments, collects data, analyzes and comments on the findings.
7 Works effectively and individually on multi disciplinary teams.
8 Accesses knowledge, and to do this, does research, uses databases and other data sources.
9 Is aware of the importance of lifelong learning; follows advances in science and technology and updates his knowledge continuously.
10 Uses communication and information technology at least at advanced level of European Computer Driving License.
11 Communicates effectively both orally and in writing; uses a foreign language at least at B1 level of European Language Portfolio.
12 Communicates using technical drawing.
13 Is aware of the universal and social effects of engineering solutions and applications; is aware of entrepreneurship and innovativeness and is knowledgeable about the problems of the current age.
14 Has the awareness of Professional ethics and responsibility.
15 Has awareness about Project management, workplace applications, health of workers, environment and work security; and about legal consequences of engineering applications.



ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 2 28
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 6 84
Assignments 1 4 4
Presentation / Preparing Seminar 1 4 4
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Final examination 1 2 2
Total Work Load (h) 124
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 4.13
ECTS Credit of the Course 4