541-0504/11 – Geomorphology (GM)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geological EngineeringCredits5
Subject guarantorIng. Mgr. Martin Kašing, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Mgr. Martin Kašing, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KAS0146 Ing. Mgr. Martin Kašing, 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 28+28
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



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

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Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

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Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2020/2021 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
2023/2024 (N0532A330042) Applied Geology GEO P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2022/2023 (N0532A330042) Applied Geology GEO P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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