541-0074/01 – Sedimentology (S)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geological EngineeringCredits4
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Petr Skupien, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Petr Skupien, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year3Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction1999/2000Year of cancellation2009/2010
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesMaster
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
DAN75 Ing. Tomáš Daněk, Ph.D.
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+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Knowledge and explanation how to recognise the common lithologies, textures and sedimentary structures, and how to record and measure these features.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Tutorials
Experimental work in labs

Summary

Sediments and their classification. Strata and sedimentary structures. Sedimentary environments and their characteristics: alluvial, lacustrine and deltaic sediments. Eolian and glacial deposits. Shallow marine sedimentation of clastics and carbonates. Deep-sea sedimentation. Residual sediments and rock mantles. Sediments and climate. Global and regional cycles of sedimentation. Foundations of sequential stratigraphy. The Quaternary process of weathering and sediments.

Compulsory literature:

PERRY, C., K. TAYLOR: Environmental Sedimentology - Blackwell Publishing, 2007,1-447. Oxford BOGGS, S.: Principles of Sedimentology and Stratigraphy (4th ed.), 2006, Pearson Prentice Hall - Pearson Education. SELLEY R.C.: Applied Sedimentology. 2000, 1-520. Academic Press

Recommended literature:

NICHOLS, G.: Stratigraphy and Sedimentology. – Blackwell Publishing, 1999, 1-355. Oxford TURCKER M.U.: Sedimentary Rocks ind the Field. Wiley New York, 1993, 1-153.

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. Úvod do předmětu. Sedimenty a základy jejich klasifikace. 2. Vrstvy a sedimentární textury. 3. Sedimenty a sedimentační prostředí. Aluviální sedimentace. 4. Jezerní a deltová sedimentace. 5. Eolická a glacigenní sedimentace. 6. Mělkomořská sedimentace I. 7. Mělkomořská a sedimentace II. 8. Hlubokomořská sedimentace I. 9. Hlubokomořská sedimentace II. 10. Reziduální sedimenty a zvětralinové pláště. 11. Sedimenty a klima. 12. Regionální a globální stratigrafické cykly. 13. Základy sekvenční stratigrafie. 14. Zvláštnosti čtvrtohorní sedimentace.

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
                Laboratory work Laboratory work 33  0
        Examination Examination 67 (67) 0
                Written examination Written examination 30  0
                Oral Oral examination 37  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2005/2006 (M2110) Geological Engineering (2101T003) Geological Engineering P Czech Ostrava 3 Choice-compulsory study plan
2004/2005 (M2110) Geological Engineering (2101T003) Geological Engineering P Czech Ostrava 3 Choice-compulsory study plan
2003/2004 (M2110) Geological Engineering (2101T003) Geological Engineering P Czech Ostrava 3 Choice-compulsory study plan
2002/2003 (M2110) Geological Engineering (2101T003) Geological Engineering P Czech Ostrava 3 Choice-compulsory study plan
2001/2002 (M2110) Geological Engineering (2101T003) Geological Engineering P Czech Ostrava 3 Choice-compulsory study plan
2000/2001 (M2110) Geological Engineering (2101T003) Geological Engineering P Czech Ostrava 3 Choice-compulsory study plan

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