Course: Geology

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Course title Geology
Course code KBI/P307
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Zelenka Přemysl, RNDr. CSc.
Course content
The development of the Solar system, the Earth solidifies, inside the Earth, the evidence for the theories, the rock ccycle, plate tectonic, rock deformations and small-scale structures, igneous structures, origin of the rocks, sedimentary sequences and unconformities, fossils, erosion and geomorphology (the water cycle and the effect of rivers, lakes and the sea, effect of ice and of wind, effect of the Earth's gravity, effect of organisms and Homo-destruction), underground landscapes, principles of pedology, the regional geology of the Czech Republic.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes
The students are informed about the fundamental laws of origin and evolution of Earth landforms, about rock weathering, internal and external morphogenetic processes and about forms originated by their activities. The training is aimed at selected work methods in geomorphology under the form of graphic papers, at selected samples and at projection of slides showing different landforms.


Assessment methods and criteria
Recommended literature
  • Kettner R. Všeobecná geologie I-IV. - Přírodověd.nakl./NČSAV (1952-1955).
  • Kumpera O., Foldyna J., Zorkovský V. Všeobecná geologie. - SNTL/ALFA. 1988.
  • Mísař Z. et al. Geologie ČSSR I., Český masív. - SPN. 1983.
  • Mísař Z. Regionální geologie světa. - Academia. 1987.
  • Svoboda J. et al. Regionální geologie ČSSR, díl I-Český masív. - ÚÚG-NČSAV. 1964.
  • Zapletal J. Základy geologie. Univerzita Palackého, Olomouc.. 1998.
  • Ziegler V. Všeobecná geologie. Karolinum Praha.. 1996.
  • ZIEGLER, V. Základy mineralogie a petrografie pro studenty pedagogické fakulty. UK Praha, 1997. 87 s..

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