541-0014/01 – Paleontology (P)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geological EngineeringCredits3
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Petr Skupien, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Petr Skupien, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year2Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction1999/2000Year of cancellation2005/2006
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesMaster
Instruction secured by
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SKU41 prof. Ing. Petr Skupien, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Knowledge and explanation how to recognise the common morphological features of the fossil plants and animals. Identification of the fossils in the paleontological system.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Tutorials

Summary

The course is devoted to the basics of paleontology. Explain the origin and preservation of fossils. Students are acquainted with basic systematic phytopaleontology, the importance of Protozoa and overview of the classification of Metazoa.

Compulsory literature:

CLARKSON E.N.K.: Invertebrate paleontology and evolution. Blackwell, New York, 1998. JAIN S.: Fundamentals of Invertebrate Palaeontology. Springer, 2016. HARPER D., Introduction to Paleobiology and the Fossil Record, John Wiley & Sons, 2009. WOODS H. Palaeontology Invertebrate, Cambridge University Press, 2011.

Recommended literature:

CLARKSON E.N.K. Invertebrate paleontology and evolution. Blackwell, New York, 1998. DONALD R. PROTHERO. Bringing Fossils to Life. 3rd Edition. Columbia University Press, 2013. PROTHERO D. R., Bringing Fossils to Life: An Introduction to Paleobiology: McGraw-Hill, Boston, 2nd edition, 2003. SARASWATI PRATUL KUMAR, SRINIVASAN M.S., Micropaleontology, Principles and Applications. Springer, 2016,.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Other requirements

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Definice paleontologie, biostratigrafie, nomenklatorická pravidla. 2. Říše rostlinná. 3. Protozoa. 4. Úvod k mnohobuněčným, Porifera. 5. Coelenterata, Arthropoda. 6. Mollusca I. 7. Mollusca II. 8. Mollusca III. 9. Bryozoa, Brachiopoda. 10. Echinodermata, Hemichordata. 11. Conodonta, úvod k obratlovcům. 12. Obratlovci. 13. Vývojové zákonitosti.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 33 (33) 0
                Other task type Other task type 33  0
        Examination Examination 67 (67) 0
                Oral Oral examination 67  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2004/2005 (M2110) Geological Engineering (2101T003) Geological Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2003/2004 (M2110) Geological Engineering (2101T003) Geological Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2002/2003 (M2110) Geological Engineering (2101T003) Geological Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2001/2002 (M2110) Geological Engineering (2101T003) Geological Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2000/2001 (M2110) Geological Engineering (2101T003) Geological Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan

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