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Prof.Dr. G. M. VEDAT TOPRAK (RETIRED)
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
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Education

  Bachelor's, Middle East Technical University, Geological Eng.
  Master's, Middle East Technical University, Geological Eng.
  Doctorate, Middle East Technical University, Geological Eng.

Publications (INTERNATIONAL)

Journal Papers

  A.1 Süzen, M.L. and Toprak, V., Filtering of Satellite Images in Geological Lineament Analysis: an Application to a Fault Zone in Central Turkey. "International Journal of Remote Sensing", 19, (1998), p.1101-1114.
  A.2 Toprak, V., Vent Distribution and Its Relation to Regional Tectonics, Cappadocian Volcanics, Turkey. "Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research", 85, (1998), p.55-67.
  A.3 Rojay, B., Heimann, A. and Toprak, V., Neotectonic and Volcanic Characteristics of the Karasu Fault Zone (Anatolia, Turkey): the Transition Zone between the Dead Sea Transform and the East Anatolian Fault Zone. "Geodinamica Acta", 14, (2001), p.197-212.
  A.4 Schumacher, R., Mues-Schumacher, U. and Toprak, V., The Sarikavak Tephra, Galatea, North Central Turkey: a Case Study of a Miocene Complex Plinian Eruption Deposit. "Journal of Volcanology and Jeothermal Research", 112, (2001), p.231-245.
  A.5 Topal, T., Doyuran, V., Karahanoğlu, N., Toprak, V., Süzen, M.L., and Yeşilnacar, Microzonation for earthquake hazards: Yenişehir settlement, Bursa, Turkey. "Engineering Geology", 70, (2003), p.93-108.
  A.6 ROJAY B., TOPRAK, V., DEMİRCİ, C. and SÜZEN, M.L,, Evolution of Küçük Menderes Graben (Western Anatolia, Turkey). "GEODINAMICA ACTA", 18, (2005), p.317-331.
  A.7 Süzen, M.L., Toprak, V., Rojay, B., High-altitude Plio–Quaternary fluvial deposits and their implication on the tilt of a horst, western Anatolia, Turkey. "Geomorphology", 74, (2006), p.80-99.
  A.8 Yavuz-Işık, N, Toprak., V, Palynostratigraphy and vegetation characteristics of Neogene continental deposits interbedded with the Cappadocia ignimbrites (Central Anatolia, Turkey). "Int. Jr. of Earth Sciences (Geol Rundsch)", 98, (2009), p.949-1184.
 

Conference Papers

  A.1 Schumacher, R., Mues-Schumacher, U. and Toprak, V., The Sarıkavak Tephra - a Major (Phreato) Plinian Tephra Deposit from Galatea. "Third International Turkish Geology Symposium", (1998), p.81.
  A.2 Rojay, B., Toprak, V. and Heimann, A., Neotectonic Characteristics of the Karasu Fault Zone, Northern Continuation of Dead Sea Transform in Anatolia (Turkey). "Third International Turkish Geology Symposium", (1998), p.100.
  A.3 Heimann, A., Rojay, B. and Toprak, V., The Northern Segment of the Dead Sea Transform in Northern Syria and Southern Turkey: Geochronology and Tectonic Implications of Volcanism. "Third International Turkish Geology Symposium", (1998), p.99.
  A.4 Toprak, V. and Süzen, M.L., Tectonic Implications of High Altitude Plio-Quaternary Fluvial Deposits in the Horst-graben System of Western Turkey. "31st International Geological Congress", (2000).
  A.5 Yıldırım, T., Toprak, V. and Süzen, M.L., Eruption Centers of Galatean Volcanic Province, Turkey: Distribution and Relation to Regional Tectonics. "31st International Geological Congress", (2000).
  A.6 Rojay, B., Toprak, V., Demirci, C. and Süzen, M., Evolution of the Küçük Menderes Graben (Western Anatolia, Turkey). "Fourth International Turkish Geology Symposium", (2001), p.23.
  A.7 Demirci, C., Toprak, V. and Rojay, B., Neogene Deformational Phases from Slip Lineation Data, North of Ankara. "Fourth International Turkish Geology Symposium", (2001), p.189.
  A.8 Toprak, V., Arcasoy, A., Süzen, M.L. and Matthews,, Rock Type versus Settlement: a GIS Application in Çankırı Province. "Fourth International Turkish Geology Symposium", (2001), p.332.
  A.9 Demirci, C. and Toprak, V., Monoclines of Ankara Beypazarı Area. "Fourth International Turkish Geology Symposium", (2001), p.192.
  A.10 Gerçek, D., Yıldırım, T., Arcasoy, A. and Toprak, V, Lineament analysis of Galatean Volcanics (Turkey) and its relation to North Anatolian Fault Zone. "International Workshop on the North Anatolian, East Anatolian and Dead Sea Fault Systems", (2003), p.67.
  A.11 Koçyiğit, A., Bozkurt, E., Toprak, V., Rojay, B., Dirik, K., Göncüoğlu, C. and K, Segmentation of North Anatolian Fault System in East Marmara Region, and development of the Adapazarı pull-apart basin, Turkey. "International Workshop on the North Anatolian, East Anatolian and Dead Sea Fault Systems", (2003), p.76.
  A.12 Vedat Toprak and Gökhan Sevindi, Investigation of the effect of columnar joints in the settlements carved within Cappadocian tuffs. "5th International Symposium on Eastern Mediterranean Geology", 2, (2004), p.808.
  A.13 TOPRAK, V., and SÜZEN, M.L, Geological and Morphological control on the texture of Hasankeyf Upper City, Turkey. "5th International Symposium on Eastern Mediterranean Geology", 2, (2004), p.804-807.
  A.14 YETKIN, E., TOPRAK, V. and SÜZEN, M.L., Alteration Mapping By Remote Sensing: Application To Hasandağ – Melendiz Volcanic Complex. "ISPRS 2004", (2004), p.in cd.
  A.15 FULAT, A., TOPRAK, V., ÖZHAN, E., and SÜZEN, M.L, Grain size analysis along Büyük Menderes River Delta Shoreline, Turkey. "Int. Conference on the Mediterranean Coastal Environment, Medcoast 05", (2005), p.1317-1328.
  A.16 Akoğlu, G., Topal, T., Caner-Saltık, E.N., Toprak, V., Tavukçuoğlu, A., Yaşar, Limestone quarries of the Hittites. "2nd QuarryScape Workshop", (2007), p.47-50.
  A.17 Topal, T., Toprak, V., Caner-Saltık, E.N, Türkmenoğlu, A.G., Tavukçuoğlu, A., Ya, Roman marble quarries of the Ankara region. "2nd QuarryScape Workshop", (2007), p.42-46.
  A.18 Sarp, G., Toprak, V., An Integrated Lineament Analysis from Satellite Images. "28th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing", (2007).
  A.19 Sarp, G., Duzgun, S., Toprak, V., Spatial Analysis of Earthquake Epicenters In; North-West of Ankara. "Environment: Survival and Sustainability", (2007).
  A.20 Sarp, G., Toprak, V, Spatial Analysis of Lineaments, North-West of Ankara. "28th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing", (2007).
  A.21 Sarp, G., Toprak, V., Automated Versus Manual Lineament Analysis. "Environment: Survival and Sustainability.", (2007).
  A.22 Caner-Saltık, E.N., Topal, T., Toprak, V., Türkmenoğlu, A.G., Tavukcuoğlu, A., Development of management strategies for four ancient quarries in Turkey. "ASMOSIA", 1, (2009), p.179.
  A.23 Ok, A.O., Wegner, J.D., Heipke, C., Rottensteiner, F., Soergel, U., Toprak, V., A Stereo Line Matching Technique For Aerial Images Based On A Pair-Wise Relation Approach. "Proceedings of ISPRS Istanbul Workshop, Modeling Of Optical Airborne and Spaceborne Sensors", (2010).
  A.24 A. O. Ok, J. D. Wegner, C. Heipke, F. Rottensteiner, U. Soergel, V. Toprak, A new straight line reconstruction methodology from multi-spectral stereo aerial images. "Proceedings of Photogrammetric Computer Vision and Image Analysis Conference", 38, (2010), p.25-30.

Book and Chapter in a Book

  A.1 Toprak, V., Surface Processes: Obstacles in Aerial Archaeology, Examples from Turkey. "NATO Science Series, Series 1", 337, (2002), p.126-133.
  A.2 Toprak, V., Arcasoy, A., Süzen, M.L., Aspects of geology and topography. "At Empires' edge: Project Paphlagonia Regional Survey in North Central Turkey, BIAA Monograph", 44, (2009), p.35-47.

Publications (NATIONAL)

 

Conference Papers

  A.1 Toprak, V., Hasandağ Fay Setinin (Tuzgölü Fay Kuşağı) Özellikleri. "Haymana-Tuzgölü-Ulukışla Basenlerinin Uygulamalı Çalışması", (2000), s.3.
  A.2 Toprak, V., Rojay, B., Bozkurt, E., Yönsüz karot verilerinin kuyu ve arazi bilgileri ile yönlendirilmesi. "Mersin Üniversitesi, Jeoloji Müh. Bölümü, 10. Yıl Sempozyumu, Bildiri Özleri Kitabı", (2003), s.150.
  A.3 Gerçek, D., ve Toprak, V, Uzaktan Algılama ile kaya birimi sınıflandırılmasında topografik veri entegrasyonu. "Mersin Üniversitesi, Jeoloji Müh. Bölümü, 10. Yıl Sempozyumu, Bildiri Özleri Kitabı", (2003), s.116.
  A.4 Kaymakcı, N., Süzen, M.L., Kuşçu, İ., Toprak, V., ve Zortul, F., Uzaktan Algılama Yöntemleriyle Kuzeybatı Anadoluda Alterasyon Minerallerinin Haritalanması ve Alterasyonları Kontrol Eden Yapısal Etmenler. "58.Türkiye Jeoloji Kurultayı", (2005), s.204-205.
  A.5 Ayhan, A., ve Toprak, V.,, Kapadokya yeraltı şehirlerinin litolojik ve morfolojik incelemesi. "58.Türkiye Jeoloji Kurultayı,", (2005), s.195.
  A.6 Erdoğan, E., ve Toprak, V., Güneşlenme süresinin yerleşim yerlerinin belirlenmesindeki etkisinin incelenmesi. "EGE Coğrafi Bilgi Sistemleri Sempozyumu", (2005), s.50.
  A.7 Ayhan, A., ve Toprak, V., Kapadokya yeralyı şehirlerinde CBS uygulamaları. "EGE Coğrafi Bilgi Sistemleri Sempozyumu", (2005), s.19.
  A.8 Rojay, B., Toprak, V., and Demirci, C., The NNE-SSW to NE-SW directed extensional tectonics in Gediz-Alaşehir Graben (Aegean region, western Turkey. "International Symposium on the Geodynamics of Eastern Mediterranean, Active Tectonics of Aegean", (2005), s.100.
  A.9 Gerçek D, Kaymakçı N., Arcasoy A., Toprak V., Aktif Fayların Belirlenmesine Yönelik Bir Yaklaşım: COSBALID Metodunun Deprem Merkez Üslerine Uygulanması. "Deprem Sempozyumu Kocaeli 2005", (2005), s.20.
  A.10 Ertepınar, P., ve Toprak, V., CBS ortamında görünebilirlik analizi ve uygulamaları. "EGE Coğrafi Bilgi Sistemleri Sempozyumu,", (2005), s.41.
  A.11 Sarp, G., Toprak, V., Otomatik Olmayan Yöntemler Kullanılarak Landsat ETM Uydu Görüntüsünden Çizgiselliklerin Belirlenmesi. "Coğrafi Bilgi Sistemleri Kongresi, Trabzon", (2007).
  A.12 Demirci, C., Toprak, V., and Rojay, B., Neogene to Quaternary deformational phases from structural data analysis, (Northwest-West of Ankara, Turkey). "62nd. Geological Kurultayı, 2009", 1, (2009), s.1.
  A.13 A.Ö. Ok, J.D. Wegner, C. Heipke, F. Rottensteiner, U. Sörgel, V. Toprak, Çok bantlı stereo hava fotograflarindan doğrusal çizgilerin otomatik geri-çatımı için yeni bir yaklaşım. "III. Uzaktan Algılama ve Coğrafi Bilgi Sistemleri Sempozyumu", (2010), s.455-466.
 

Book and Chapter in a Book

  A.1 Doyuran, V., Toprak, V. and Akgün, H., Geotechnical Problems of Hasankeyf Settlement Area, in Salvage Project of the Archaeolgical Heritage of the Ilısu and Carchemish Dam Reservoirs. "Salvage Project of the Archaeological Heritage of the Ilısu and Carchemish Dam Reservoirs", (2001), s.847-853.
  A.2 Vedat Toprak, Topografya ve Ilgili Etmenlerin Kervansaray Araştırmalarındaki Önemi. "İpek Yolu, Özel Sayısı", 10, (2007), s.657-664.
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