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Course Unit Title : MS-4 Volcanism
Course Unit Code : JEO465
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : First Cycle
Year of Study : 4
Semester : 7.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 3,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : 1) Understand the geological environments and geological processes of volcanic eruptions
2) Understand the fundamental of igneous petrology and rock and mineral chemistry
3) know how to use hand specimens, microscope slides or photomicrographs outcrop or field photographs, and geological maps
4) By handling specimens, and by studying geological maps and diagrams, students will leaern to recognise the important features for identification and interpretation of volcanic rocks and minerals, in the identification and interpretation of volcanic rocks and minerals.
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : The locations of present active volcanoes will be explained in the context of global plate tectonics. Different types of volcanic eruption, and of volcanic rock will be exlained in terms of geological processes. Students will examine the geology of specific volcanoes and volcanic regions. By handling specimens, and by studying geological maps and diagrams, students will leaern to recognise the important features for identification and interpretation of volcanic rocks and minerals
Languages of Instruction : Turkish-English
Course Goals : teaching the practical interpretation of formation, emplacement and types of volcanism
Course Aims : This course aims to provide a scientific geological backround to the understanding of volcanism
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook :
Additional Resources : De Boer, J.Z., Sanders, D. T., 2002. ?Volcanoes in human history.the far-reaching effects of major eruptions(Princeton university press). Francis, P., 1993. Volcanoes. A planetary perspective. Clarendon Press, Oxford university, 443p. Wilson, M. 2001.?Igneous petrogenesis?, Published by Chapman and Hall, 2-6 Boundary Row, London SE1 EHN, UK,466p
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Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 2 28  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 2 28  
Homeworks :
1 10 10  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 15 15  
Finals :
1 15 15  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
96  
Course's ECTS Credit :
3      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
0 0
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
0 0
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
0
The ratio of the term to success :
0
The ratio of final to success :
0
TOTAL :
0
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Global geological maps.
 
2 Plate tectonics and volcanoes
  Study Materials: De Boer, J.Z., Sanders, D. T., 2002 Wilson, M. 2001
3 Magmatic composition and properties
  Study Materials: Francis, P., 1993
4 The minerals of volcanic rocks
  Study Materials: Wilson, M. 2001
5 Occurence of volcanism and hot spot theory
  Study Materials: Wilson, M. 2001
6 Volcanism on mid-ocean ridges and oceanic islands
  Study Materials: Francis, P., 1993
7 Mid-terms
 
8 Continental mid-plate volcanisms
  Study Materials: Francis, P., 1993
9 Volcanoes in Earth?s geological history
  Study Materials: De Boer, J.Z., Sanders, D. T., 2002
10 How to recognise volcanic rocks and tectonic settings in Turkey
 
11 Relevance to past and present Earth volcanism
  Study Materials: De Boer, J.Z., Sanders, D. T., 2002
12 Laboratory study
 
13 Field trip
 
14 General assesment