Personal

Name: İrfan AKAR.

Address: Istanbul Tec. Univ. Civil Engineering.   

Employer: The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK).

Country: Istanbul/Turkey.

 

Education Backround

>>Bachelor Degree : İstanbul University, Faculty of literature Geography Department, 2003-2007.

>>Master Science : Marmara University, Middle East Studies Institute, Middle East Geography Division 2008-.

Research Projects

>> Determination of geoecological Features of Kasatura Gulf Hydrological Basin , TUBITAK (Assistant Researcher)2005-2006.

>>The application of remote sensing and field surveys to investigate the late Roman and Byzantine watersupply system of Istanbul, 2007-2009, Supported by TUBITAK, Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Derya MAKTAV.

>>Gaining Additional Urban Spaces, Supported by The Scientific & Technological Research Council of Turkey and Federal Ministry of Education and Research 2009-2011, Supervisor Prof. Dr. Derya MAKTAV and Alexander SIEGMUND, 2009-.

>>Determination of water level changes and landuse changes of Acıgöl (Turkey) - Urmia lakes' vicinity Using of Multi Temporal Satellite imagery

Awards

1) First Remote Sensing-GIS workshop and Panel, 2006, winner of Poster Session , Istanbul Technical University, Turkey.

 

2) 4th GIS Days in Turkey, 13-16 September 2006, winner of Poster Session. Fatih University. Istanbul,Turkey.

 

3) Scholarship from International School on LÝDAR Technology (From ISPRS) (Lidar Course 29 March-4 April ,2008) , India.

 

4) Scholarship from ISPRS-International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (for 2008 Beijing Congress)

 

5) Scholarship from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology - Zürich -for international summer school "3D modeling in Archaelogy and Cultural Heritage"

Publication

Poster Presentation:

1. Akar, İ., Özdemir, S., Özdemir, H.,2006, , Using GIS in Geomorphologic Studies: A Case Study of Kasatura Bay and Vicinity, Book of Statements for Information Technology Days, Fatih University, Istanbul, Turkey. 13-16 September, pp. 527-534.

2.Akar,İ., 2006, Using of GIS in determining the marphometric features of drainage network of the hydrological basin of Kasatura gulf. First Remote Sensing-GIS workshop and Panel, 2006 (UZAL-GIS-2006), ISBN : 975-561-290-4, (CD), ITU Civil Engineering Faculty Remote Sensing Division, İstanbul,Turkey.

3.Akar, İ., 2007, The Use Of Geographİcal Information Systems Technics İn GeomorphologicalAnalysis; Kasatura Bay Hydrological Basin Sample (CD). 5th Turkey Quaternary SymposiumTURQUA VI, Istanbul Technical University Eurasia Institute of Earth Sciences, 2007. Istanbul, Turkey.

4.Bolaç, A., Akar, İ., 2007, Remote Sensing (RS) and Geographical Information Systems İntegration in Determination of Biogeographical Properties “Hydrological Basin of Kasatura Gulf”(CD). 5th Turkey Quaternary Symposium TURQUA VI, Istanbul Technical University Eurasia Institute of Earth Sciences, 2007. Istanbul, Turkey.

5.Kara, S., Akar, İ., 2007, Usage of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) in Determining the Causes, Results and Solutions of Flash Floods and Torrents; Example of the Black Sea Catchment Area between Beşikdüzü-Solaklı, 5th Turkey Quaternary Symposium TURQUA VI, Istanbul Technical University Eurasia Institute of Earth Sciences, 2007. Istanbul, Turkey.

6.Akar, İ., Application of GIS and Remote Sensing Generating in 3D Modeling and Determination of morphological Features with in “Ağrı Volcano” Ağrı, Turkey, 5th International Conference on Geographic Information Systems, Fatih University .

7.Maktav, D, Akar, İ., Uysal, C., Determination Of Flood Risks Using Remote Sensing And Gis Techniques In Yeniciftlik Stream Basin, 28th Earsel Symposium And Workshops.

8.Güçlüer, D., Akar, İ., Ozdemir, Y., 2008, Determaniiton of Landuse properties and changes in Büyük Menderes Graben by Using Multi Temporal Satellite Imagery 2. Remote Sensing  and GIS Symposium, Kayseri, Türkiye.  

9.Ozdemir, Y., Akar, İ., 2009, Determining of some basin characteristics using topographical map and digital elevation model ‘ A case of Kazandere stream basin’29th Earsel Symposium And Workshops, Chania, Greece.

10.Ozdemir, Y., Akara, İ., 2009, Determination Of Land-Use Features In Alibeyköy Dam And Vicinity By Using Multi Temporal Satellite Imagery And GIS TMMOB Geographical Information Systems Congress 2009 02-06  December, 2009, İzmir

Oral Presentation:

1.Akar, I, Uysal, C, Maktav, D, Determination Of Natural Disaster Risks By Integration Of Remote Sensing And Gis “A Case Of Yeniciftlik Stream Basin Model In Istanbul/Turkey, ISPRS 2008 Beijg, China.

2.Akar, İ., Maktav, D., 2008, Comparıson Of Multı Crıterıa Decısıon Analysıs And Hydrologıcal Modelıng By Means Of Remote Sensıng And Gıs Integratıon In Flood Investıgatıons 2. Remote Sensing  and GIS Symposium, Kayseri, Türkiye.  

 3.Akar, İ., Maktav, D., Kalkan, K., Ozdemir, Y. 2009, Determination of Land Use Effects on Flood Risk by Using Integration of GIS and Remote Sensingin Recent Advances İn Space Technologies Space For The Developing World RAST 2009 11-13 June 2009, İstanbul, TURKEY

 4.Derya Maktav, James Crow, Celal Kolay, Beyhan Yeğen, Bihrat Önöz, Filiz Sunar, Gonca Coşkun, Haluk Karadoğan, Murat Çakan, İrfan Akar, Cihan Uysal, Dolunay Güçlüer, Başak Geze, Gizem İnce, 2009,  Integration of remote sensing and GIS for archaeological investigations, 29th Earsel Symposium And Workshops, Chania, Greece.

Article (SCI):

1.Akar, İ., 2009, How Geographical Information Systems And Remote Sensing Are Used To Determine Morphometrical Features Of The Drainage Network Of Kastro (Kasatura) Bay Hydrological Basin".International Journal Of Remote Sensing, Cilt: 30, No: 7, Sf: 1737-1748.

2.Derya Maktav, James Crow, Celal Kolay, Beyhan Yeğen, Bihrat Önöz, Filiz Sunar, Gonca Coşkun, Haluk Karadoğan, Murat Çakan, İrfan Akar, Cihan Uysal, Dolunay Güçlüer, Başak Geze, Gizem İnce,2009,  Integration Of Remote Sensing And GIS For Archaeological Investigations, International Journal Of Remote Sensing, Cilt: 30, No: 7, Sf: 1661-1674.

Administrative Positions

>>Istanbul University, Faculty of literature Geography Club vice chairman (2005-2006).

>>Istanbul University, Faculty of literature Geography Club chairman (2006-2007)

Teaching Experience

Courses and certificate:

1.Synthetic Aperture Radar System And Applications on Natural Resources, Dr. Yousif Hussin, ITC,Course certificate (Ege Uni. Ziraat. Fac. Soil. Dep.)

 

Training Seminars:

1.International Symposium on Earth System Sciences 2004, Istanbul University,Istanbul, Turkey 8-10 September 2004 (Techinical commissional).

2.GIS Workshop, Ege University, Turkey (23-27 April 2004).

3.4th Quaternary Symposium, Istanbul Technical University, 2-3 june 2005, Istanbul, Turkey.

4.Photogrammetry Workshop, Istanbul Technical University, 5-6 April 2006, Istanbul, Turkey.

5.Synthetic Aperture Radar System And Applications on Natural Resources, Ege University, 26 April 2006, Izmir, Turkey.

6.Educational Seminar of Agricultural Data Processing and Remote Sensing Laboratory in Çanakkale University Faculty of Agriculture (TUAL).

7.4th GIS Days in Turkey, 13-16 September 2006, Fatih University. Istanbul, Turkey.

8.1th Remote Sensing-GIS Workshop and Panel, Istanbul Techinical University 27 – 29 November 2006. Istanbul, Turkey.

9.5th Turkey Quaternary Symposium, Istanbul Technical University Eurasia Institute of Earth Sciences, 2007. Istanbul, Turkey.

10.Conference on Information Extraction From SAR and Optical Data, With Emphasis on Devoloping Countries 16-18 May 2007, Istanbul Tecnihal Üniversity.

11.Internatıonal Symposıum On Earthquake Loss Estımatıon for Turkey 24 - 26 September 2007. Istanbul Techinical Universty, Turkey

12.Remote Sensing adn GIS Symposium, Kayseri, Turkey, 13-15 October 2008.

13.28th Earsel Symposium And Workshops 2-7 June 2008.

14.21st ISPRS Congress In Beijing, China.

Professional Interests

GIS.

Geomorphology.

Drainage Network (Hydrology).

Natural Disasters.

Remote Sensing and Image Processing.

3D Trrain Modelling.

Lİdar

Programing Skills

ArcView 3.2.

ArcGIS (Arcinfo) 9.2.

ERDAS imagine 9.1.

Adobe Photoshop CS4

Hec-RAS

Definions eCognition

River Tools

• Microsfot Office

Global Mapper

ENVI

• Microsoft Front Page

Top Page