541-0584/07 – Geophysical Apparatures Technique (GFPT)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geological EngineeringCredits3
Subject guarantorIng. Mgr. Martin Kašing, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Mgr. Martin Kašing, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2021/2022Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
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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 1+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Manage the summary of the subject by annotation. Learn to take basic gravimetric measurement, magnetic measurement, geoelectrical measurement, seismic measurement, radionuclear and thermic measurement.

Teaching methods



The subject gives the main brief characterization of geophysical equipments, which are used for measure in geophysical method groups and in the particular methods . In every method group there is given the main block schemas and construction elements. There is given also the data about equipments used in Czech Republic and abroad.

Compulsory literature:

GADALLAH, M. R.; Exploration Geophysics 2009th Edition , Springer, ISBN-13: 978-3540851592, 2009, 315p. KEAREY, P. and BROOKS M.; An Introduction to Geophysical Exploration (Paperback) Blackwell Publishing, ISBN-13: 978-0632049295, ISBN-10: 0632049294, 2002, 267 p. ROBINSON, E. S. and CORUH C.; Basic Exploration Geophysics (Hardcover). John Wiley and Sons, 1988, 556 p.

Recommended literature:

MCCANN, D. M.; Modern geophysics in engineering geology. London : Geological Society, 1997. Internet Resource, Computer File, 1997, 287p. BURGER, R. H.; Exploration Geophysics of the Shallow Subsurface Har/Dskt Edition, ISBN-13: 007-6092031697, ISBN-10: 0132967731, 1992, 252p.

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.


Other requirements

The study of recommended literature.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Devices for gravimetric survey – absolute and relative gravity meters 2. Devices for geomagnetic survey – laboratory measurement 3. Devices for geomagnetic survey – field measurement 4. Devices for geoelectrical survey – resistivity methods 5. Devices for geoelectrical survey – electromagnetic methods 6. Devices for seismic survey – seismic refraction 7. Devices for seismic survey - seismic reflection 8. Devices for radiometric survey – part A 9. Devices for radiometric survey – part B 10. Devices for thermic measurement 11. Well logging equipment 12. Satellite geophysics I 13. Satellite geophysics II 14. Satellite geophysics III

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

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Conditions for subject completion and attendance at the exercises within ISP: correct elaboration and submission of assigned tasks

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2023/2024 (N0532A330042) Applied Geology P English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2022/2023 (N0532A330042) Applied Geology P English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan

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