541-0504/10 – Geomorphology (GM)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geological EngineeringCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Mgr. Martin Kašing, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Mgr. Martin Kašing, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year1Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2021/2022Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KAS0146 Ing. Mgr. Martin Kašing, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 8+8

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the subject is basic knowlege of structure and dynamic geomorphology.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Tutorials

Summary

Subject of Geomorphology, geomorphological terminology, geomorphological processes, global structure geomorphology – plate tectonics model, structure geomorphology of continents, rocks properties and its role in geomorphological processes and georelief development, neotectonics and recent geotectonical processes, earthquakes and geomorphological processes, geomorphology of volcanic areas, slope processes and slope development, fluvial, glacial and eolian geomorphological processes, biogenetic and anthropogenic geomorphological processes, climatic geomorphology.

Compulsory literature:

ANDERSON R.S., ANDERSON S.P.: Geomorphology: The Mechanics and Chemistry of Landscapes. Cambridge University Press, 2010. HUGGETT R.J.: Fundamentals of Geomorphology, 2007, Routledge, New York. BIERMAN P.R., MONTGOMERY D.R.: Key Concepts in Geomorphology. W. H. Freeman; 2013 RITTER D.F., KOCHEL R.C., MILLER J.R.: Process Geomorphology. Waveland Pr Inc., 2011.

Recommended literature:

BURBANK D.W., ANDERSON R.S.: Tectonic Geomorphology. Wiley India, 2011. SUMMERFIELD M.A.: Global Geomorphology, Longman. 1991. TAROLLI P., MUDD S.M.: Remote Sensing of Geomorphology. Elsevier, 2019 GOUDIE A.S., VILES H.A.: Geomorphology in the Anthropocene. Cambridge University Press, 2016.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Student's knowledge is verified by completing tasks and passing the exam, both needed to complete the subject. The exam contains written and oral part. The possibility of passing the exam is available only after completing the tasks.

E-learning

Other requirements

The study of recommended literature.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Fundamentals of geomorphology 2. Weathering and related forms 3. Structural relief 4. Volcanic relief 5. Fluvial processes and forms I 6. Fluvial processes and forms II 7. Slope processes and forms 8. Karst processes and related forms 9. Periglacial processes and forms 10. Glacial processes and forms 11. Aeolian processes and forms 12. Marine processes and forms 13. Biogenic processes and forms, impact forms 14. Anthropogenic processes and forms

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2021/2022 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 33  17
        Examination Examination 67  18 3
Mandatory attendence participation: correct elaboration and submission of assigned tasks, 65% participation in exercises, written and oral exam

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Conditions for subject completion and attendance at the exercises within ISP: correct preparation and submission of assigned tasks, participation in consultations, written and oral examination

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2024/2025 (N0724A290013) Water – Strategic Resource P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2024/2025 (N0724A290013) Water – Strategic Resource K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2023/2024 (N0724A290013) Water – Strategic Resource P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2023/2024 (N0724A290013) Water – Strategic Resource K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2022/2023 (N0724A290013) Water – Strategic Resource K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2022/2023 (N0724A290013) Water – Strategic Resource P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2021/2022 (N0724A290013) Water – Strategic Resource P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2021/2022 (N0724A290013) Water – Strategic Resource K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

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2023/2024 Winter
2022/2023 Winter
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