541-0090/01 – Historical and Regional Geology (HRG)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geological EngineeringCredits5
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Petr Skupien, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Zdeněk Vašíček, DrSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year2Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction1999/2000Year of cancellation2009/2010
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
SKU41 prof. Ing. Petr Skupien, Ph.D.
STE64 Ing. Jiří Štěrba, Ph.D.
VAS30 prof. Ing. Zdeněk Vašíček, DrSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 3+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

One of the major objectives of historical geology is to describe the history of the Earth from its inception to the present. Knowledge and explanation how to recognise geological time and the use of stratigraphy, and paleontology to tell the sequence of these events.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Tutorials

Summary

Foundations of stratigraphy, paleogeography and geotectonics. An overview of the paleontological system and the foundations of nomenclature. The origin of the Earth and its earliest developmental stages. Characteristics of the Precambrium. The division of the Paleozoic, the Mesozoic, the Tertiary, geology of the Quaternary. The Bohemian Massif, delimitation and division. The description of main complexes. Fundamental features of the development and division of the Western Carpathians with special attention to the Outer Carpathians.

Compulsory literature:

NNICHOLS, G. (1999): Stratigraphy and Sedimentology. – Blackwell Publishing, 355 s. Oxford

Recommended literature:

PRESS, F., SIEVER, R. (1998): Understanding Earth - sekond edition. - W.H.Freeman and Copany, New York GRADSTEIN, F.M., OGG, J.G., and SMITH, A.G. (2004): Geologic Time Scale 2004. - Cambridge University Press.

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 historické geologie, základy stratigrafie. 2. Přehled paleontologického systému a základy názvosloví. 3. Paleogeografie, základy geotektoniky. 4. Vznik Země, vývojové etapy. 5. Prekambrium. 6. Starší paleozoikum. 7. Mladší paleozoikum. 8. Mesozoikum. 9. Terciér. 10. Kvartér. 11. Český masiv, jeho charakteristika a dělení. 12. Platformní pokryv Českého masivu. 13. Základní rysy vývoje a členění Západních Karpat.

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.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2004/2005 (B2110) Geological Engineering (2101R004) Geoscience and Industrial Tourism (10) Geoscience and Industrial Tourism P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2003/2004 (B2110) Geological Engineering (2101R004) Geoscience and Industrial Tourism (00) GMT P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2002/2003 (B2110) Geological Engineering (2101R004) Geoscience and Industrial Tourism (00) GMT P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2001/2002 (B2110) Geological Engineering (2101R004) Geoscience and Industrial Tourism (00) GMT P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2000/2001 (B2110) Geological Engineering (2101R004) Geoscience and Industrial Tourism (00) GMT P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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