546-0947/01 – Biogeochemistry (BGCH)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits10
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Konstantin Raclavský, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Konstantin Raclavský, CSc.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementOptional
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction1996/1997Year of cancellation2010/2011
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
RAC34 prof. Ing. Konstantin Raclavský, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 20+0
Part-time Credit and Examination 20+0
Distance Credit and Examination 20+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Biosphere, biogenous elements. Biogeochemical dispersion aureoles and biogeochemical anomalies. Effects of external factors of geochemical migration in the biosphere. Biogeochemical barriers. Organic geochemistry – natural organic matters in soils and sediments. Geochemistry of coal, oil and natural gas. Measurement and balance of biogeochemical migration. Biogeochemical cycles of major, minor and trace elements. Trace elements of importance to plant, animal and human health. Relations between soil and plants, biochemical processes in soils. Sampling, processing and analysis of biogeochemical elements. Indication geobotany. Biogeochemical prospection. Applications of biogeochemistry in agriculture, forestry and environmental protection.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations

Summary

Biosphere, biogenous elements. Biogeochemical dispersion aureoles and biogeochemical anomalies. Effects of external factors of geochemical migration in the biosphere. Biogeochemical barriers. Organic geochemistry – natural organic matters in soils and sediments. Geochemistry of coal, oil and natural gas. Measurement and balance of biogeochemical migration. Biogeochemical cycles of major, minor and trace elements. Trace elements of importance to plant, animal and human health. Relations between soil and plants, biochemical processes in soils. Sampling, processing and analysis of biogeochemical elements. Indication geobotany. Biogeochemical prospection. Applications of biogeochemistry in agriculture, forestry and environmental protection.

Compulsory literature:

Hawkes H.E., Webb. J.S.: Geochemistry in mineral exploration. Harper and Row, New York, 1962, 415 p. Levinson A.A.: Introduction to exploration geochemistry. Applied Publishers, Calgary, Albert, 1974, 612p. Mason B.:Principles of geochemistry. Wiley, New York, 3rd. Ed., 1966, 330p. Pácal Z. (Ed.): Geochemical prospecting methods. Geological Survey, Prague, 1977, 83p.

Recommended literature:

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:

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Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester, validity until: 2012/2013 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (145) 51
        Examination Examination 100  0
        Exercises evaluation Credit 45  0
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