541-0014/02 – Paleontology (P)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geological EngineeringCredits4
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Petr Skupien, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Petr Skupien, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year2Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2002/2003Year of cancellation2009/2010
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor
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 Graded credit 1+2
Combined Graded credit 5+4

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.

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Summary

Paleontology and biostratigraphy. Fossil origin and preservation. Taxonomy and nomenclature rules. Foundations of systematic phytopaleontology. Distribution and stratigraphic importance of fossil plants. Protozoa, morphology overview and systematic classification. The importance of Protozoa for stratigraphy. An overview of the classification of Metazoa. Characterization of stratigraphically significant groups of Invertebrata. The developmental line of Vertebrata. Laws and rules in paleontology.

Compulsory literature:

Clarkson, E.N.K. (1998): Invertebrate paleontology and evolution. - Blackwell, New York Jain, S.: Fundamentals of Invertebrate Palaeontology. 2016, Springer. Harper, D., Introduction to Paleobiology and the Fossil Record, 2009, John Wiley & Sons. Woods, H. Palaeontology Invertebrate, 2011, Cambridge University Press.

Recommended literature:

Clarkson, E.N.K. (1998): Invertebrate paleontology and evolution. - Blackwell, New York Donald R. Prothero. 2013. Bringing Fossils to Life. 3rd Edition. Columbia University Press. 671 pp. Prothero, D. R., 2003, Bringing Fossils to Life: An Introduction to Paleobiology: McGraw-Hill, Boston, 2nd edition, 503 p. Saraswati, Pratul Kumar, Srinivasan, M.S., Micropaleontology, Principles and Applications. 2016, Springer.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

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)
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Graded exercises evaluation Graded credit 100 (100) 0
        Other task type Other task type 100  0
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2006/2007 (B2110) Geological Engineering (2101R003) Geological Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2006/2007 (B2110) Geological Engineering (2101R003) Geological Engineering K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2005/2006 (B2110) Geological Engineering (2101R003) Geological Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2005/2006 (B2110) Geological Engineering (2101R003) Geological Engineering K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2004/2005 (B2110) Geological Engineering (2101R003) Geological Engineering K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2003/2004 (B2110) Geological Engineering (2101R003) Geological Engineering K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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