541-0057/01 – Earth Science (NZ)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geological EngineeringCredits3
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Petr Skupien, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Vítězslav Zamarský, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year1Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction1999/2000Year of cancellation2009/2010
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
DUR20 Ing. Miloš Duraj, Ph.D.
ZAM20 prof. Ing. Vítězslav Zamarský, CSc.
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

Pedagogic aim of this subject is ability of students: - describe genesis of the universe, the solar system and the Earth; - describe the Earth’s body and explain the plat tectonic theory; - comprehend and define basic endogenous and exogenous processes; - identify mutual interaction between them; - classify and define various natural disasters; - understand principle of particular methods of survey the Earth.

Teaching methods

Lectures

Summary

The subject gives the main information about processes, which are going in the Earth an affect our way to their understanding and utilization for man needs. The subject explain main opinions on the origin and development of the universe, the solar system and the Earth, on the Earth body structure and the composition, on the Earth physical fields. Shortly acquaint students with standard type rocks and their genesis. Describe primary and secondary structures. Deal with description hydrosphere and atmosphere. The subject characterizes the man position respect to extraordinary natural phenomena and catastrophes, informs of main methods of graphic description the Earth's surface and subsurface.

Compulsory literature:

Press F., Siever R. (1998): Understanding Earth. W.H. Freeman and Company, New York, 682 s. STEPHEN HAWKING: The Universe in a Nutshell. Bantam Books, 2001 JAMES HUGHES: Desk Reference Encyclopedia. Kingfisher Publications, plc., 1995

Recommended literature:

James, F. Luhr: Earth. Dorling Kindersley Lim. London, 2003

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. Vývoj názorů na vznik a vývoj vesmíru - poznatky fyziky 20. století, které byly podstatné pro současnou kosmologii. 2. Podstatné rysy současné kosmologie. 3. Základní charakteristika sluneční soustavy. 4. Stavba a složení zemského tělesa. 5. Charakteristika geosfér. 6. Fyzikální pole Země. 7. Zemské zdroje. 8. Úloha průzkumné geologie. 9. Těžba nerostných surovin a s ní spojené problémy životního prostředí. 10. Úprava nerostných surovin. 11. GPS, dálkový průzkum Země a GIS. 12. Odpady, ekologické ukládání odpadů. 13. Voda jako limitující faktor rozvoje společnosti. 14. Mimořádné přírodní jevy a katastrofy - zemětřesení, sesuvy. 15. Mimořádné přírodní jevy a katastrofy - vulkanická činnost a atmosférické jevy.

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 (145) 51
        Examination Examination 100  0
        Exercises evaluation Credit 45  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2003/2004 (B2110) Geological Engineering (2101R004) Geoscience and Industrial Tourism (00) GMT P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2002/2003 (B2110) Geological Engineering (2101R004) Geoscience and Industrial Tourism (00) GMT P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2001/2002 (B2110) Geological Engineering (2101R004) Geoscience and Industrial Tourism (00) GMT P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2000/2001 (B2110) Geological Engineering (2101R004) Geoscience and Industrial Tourism (00) GMT P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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