In this study, the distribution of land use, slope and elevation was determined by forming a Digital Elevation Model (DEM) on the land to the west of Soke showing mixed-slope features. In planning the method of use of the land with slopes, elevation above sea level and slope facets were used as basic data. There is a direct relationship between slope and soil depth and erosion- another basic soil feature. Slope groups and their height above sea level can be determined by using the Digital Elevation Model (DEM). By using the Digital Terrain Model (DEM), which is a further stage to be accomplished after this study, surface relief can be formed and the present form of land use and geo-morphological units can be determined by overlapping current data onto this model. For this purpose, digital contours, prepared by The General Command of Mapping, were used. Studies were conducted in laboratory conditions using such software as Image Analyst, MGE Terrain Analyst and Civil Engineering (Intergraph). Landsat-5 image was overlapped onto the Digital Terrain Model and types of land use were determined together with elevation and topographic structure.
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Yusuf Kurucu, Mustafa Bolca, Unal Altinbas and M. Tolga Esetlili, 2004. A Study on the Determination of the Land Use, Elevation and Slope of the Land to the West of Soke by Forming a Digital Elevation Model and Satellite Image. Journal of Applied Sciences, 4: 542-546.