541-0994/03 – General and Structural Geology (VSG)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geological EngineeringCredits10
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Petr Skupien, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Petr Skupien, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2016/2017Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesDoctoral
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
Full-time Examination 20+0
Part-time Examination 20+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the course is to master the essential features of construction and development of the Earth, an understanding of the geological cycle and principles of the functioning of endogenous and exogenous geological processes.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Individual consultations

Summary

The course is devoted to the basics of general geology based on the cycle of geological processes and knowledge of endogenous and exogenous dynamic of the Earththat shape the Earth's crust and participate in changes in the Earth's surface.

Compulsory literature:

FOSSEN H.: Structural Geology, 2010, Cambridge University Press NEMČOK M. et al.: Thrustbelt - Structure Architecture, Thermal Regimes and Petroleum Systems, 2005, Cambridge University Press POLARD D.D. and R.C. FLETCHER: Fundamentals of Structure Geology, 2005, Cambridge University Press PRICE, N. J., J. W. COSGROVE: Analysis of Geological Structures, Cambridge Univ. 1991, Press London.

Recommended literature:

DAVIS G.F., S.J.REYNOLDS, Ch.F. KLUTH: Structural Geology of Rocks and Regions - 2011, 3rd Edition, Wiley PLUMMER C.C., L.D. MCGEARY and D.H.CARLSON: Physical Geology, 2005, McGraw Hill PRESS, F., R. SIEVER: Understanding Earth, W.H. Freeman and Company, 1998, New York. MOORES E.M. & R.J. TWISS: Tectonics, W.H. Freeman and Comp., 1-415, 1995, New York. TURCOTTE D.L. and G. SCHUBERT: Geodynamics, 2002, Cambridge University Press. DAVIS G.F.: Dynamic Earth, 1999, Cambridge University Press.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Účast na konzultacích, ústní zkouška.

E-learning

Other requirements

Study of recommended literature. Seminary works according assignment.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Stratigraphy – sedimentary structures. Genesis of the Earth, plate tectonics. Magmatism. Magmatic bodies classification. Metamorphosis – metamorphic phacies. Strain analysis – deformation. Principles of strain and dynamic analysis. Geological compass – geometric analysis and statistical analysis of structure data. Structure mapping – basic procedures. Construction of geological maps and cross-sections. Exogenous dynamic of the Earth, weathering, slope processes. Water and its role in geological processes.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2016/2017 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Examination Examination  
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2020/2021 (P2110) Geological Engineering (2101V003) Geological Engineering P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (P2115) Geological Engineering (2101V003) Geological Engineering P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (P2110) Geological Engineering (2101V003) Geological Engineering P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (P2115) Geological Engineering (2101V003) Geological Engineering P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (P2115) Geological Engineering (2101V003) Geological Engineering P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (P2110) Geological Engineering (2101V003) Geological Engineering P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (P2110) Geological Engineering (2101V003) Geological Engineering P English Ostrava Compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (P2115) Geological Engineering (2101V003) Geological Engineering P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (P2110) Geological Engineering (2101V003) Geological Engineering P English Ostrava Compulsory study plan

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