Course: Geology IV: Geology and Geomorphology

« Back
Course title Geology IV: Geology and Geomorphology
Course code KBI/GEO04
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Dvořáčková Simona, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Flašar Jan, Mgr.
Course content
Themes of the lectures 1. Geological sciences, distribution 2. Form and structure of the Earth 3. Structural geology 4. Endogenic geological dynamics 5. Geotectonic 6. Exogenous geological dynamics 7. Geomorphology 8. Genesis and pre-geological evolution of the Earth 9. Historical geology 10. Evolution of the Earth and of the life 11. Regional geology of the Czech Republic 12. Geology of the Moon and terrestrial planets 13. Applied geology 14. Environmental geology Subjects of the practice 1. Equipment of the geologist 2. Geological surveying 3. Geological map 4. Geological cuts 5. Blockdiagrams 6. Surveying of the bedding 7. Surveying of the layers failures 8. Work with the geological compass 9. Surveying of the exterior geological factors 10. Surveying of the geomorphological forms 11. Collection of the fossils 12. Regional geology 13. Geological structure of the surroundings of the school 14. Geological futurology

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Written action (comprehensive tests, clauses), Monitoring, Demonstration
Learning outcomes
1. Creation of the theoretical knowledge from historic, stratigraphic, general and environment geology, geomorphology; acquaint with the geological evolution and structure of Czech Republic. 2. Practical cognition of the illustrations from dynamic geology, solution of problems from the geology, construction of the geological map and profile
Graduate will be able to orientate oneself in the landscape and solve the questions associated with protection of the environment and protection of biosphere like complex (environmental geology).

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Essay, Student performance assessment, Didactic test, Interview

Encompassment of the knowledge base of the select chapters from geology and geomorphology. Practical cognition of the exhibits from the dynamic geology as part of exam.
Recommended literature
  • Carr M.H., Robert S.S. et al.:. The geology of the Terrestrical Planets.-NASA. Washington D.C. 1984.
  • Demek J.:. Obecná geomorfologie. SPN Praha. 1982.
  • Kumpera O. a kol.:. Všeobecná geologie. SNTL Praha. 1988.
  • Mísař J.:. Regionální geologie ČR-Český masiv. SNTL Praha. 1983.
  • Mišík J. a kol.:. Stratigrafická a historická geologie. SPN Praha. 1985.
  • Pauk Z.:. Geologické mapování. ČSAV. Praha. 1959.
  • Ramsay J.G., Huber M.I.:. The techniques of modern structural geology. Strain Analysis.. London, Academic Press, 1983.
  • Schulmann K., Urban M.:. Strukturní geologie. SPN Praha. 1989.
  • Svoboda J., a kol.:. Encyklopedický slovník geologických věd I., II., Academia. Praha. 1983.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Nature and Environmental Education (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer