541-0074/04 – Sedimentology (S)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geological EngineeringCredits5
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Petr Skupien, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Petr Skupien, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year1Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2009/2010Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
SKU41 prof. Ing. Petr Skupien, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Combined Examination 12+0

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

The study of recommended literature.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Sedimentary Processes Transport and Deposition of Siliciclastic Sediments Sedimentary Textures Sedimentary Structures Composition 2. Classification of Siliciclastic Sediments Carbonate Sedimentary Rocks Other Chemical/Biochemical Sedimentary Rocks Diagenesis Facies 3. Facies Models Depositional Environments Principes of Stratigraphy and Basin Analysis

Conditions for subject completion

Combined form (validity from: 2009/2010 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Examination Examination 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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