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Physical geology II - MG421P01G
Title: Všeobecná geologie II (Dynamika procesů na zemském povrchu)
Czech title: Všeobecná geologie II (Dynamika procesů na zemském povrchu)
Guaranteed by: Institute of Geology and Paleontology (31-420)
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Actual: from 2019
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 5
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:3/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Note: enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: prof. RNDr. Stanislav Opluštil, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): prof. RNDr. Stanislav Opluštil, Ph.D.
Incompatibility : MG421P01U
Is incompatible with: MG421P01U
Annotation -
Last update: Ing. Radek Trnka, Ph.D. (31.05.2006)
Exogenous geodynamics is an introductory lecture which covers main aspects of all geological processes on the surface of the Earth and the interaction of the uppermost part of the lithosphere with the hydrosphere, atmosphere and biosphere - weathering and soil forming processes. It deals with the erosion, transport and deposition of the rock materials and gives an overview of the geologic activity of the Earth's gravity, groundwater (including carst geology), rivers, glaciers, winds (including geology of deserts), lakes and oceans. Outline of the geology of sedimentary basins, their paleogeographic characteristics, tectonic and facies development. An overview of the geological aspects of geomorphology and principles ruling the successive etaps in relief development - geomorphological cycles.
Literature -
Last update: prof. RNDr. Stanislav Opluštil, Ph.D. (25.10.2019)

Recommended literature:

Bahlburg H., Breitkreuz Ch. (1998): Grundlagen der Geologie. - Ferdinand Enke, Verlag, 328 str.
Press F., Siever R. (1986): Earth (fourth edition). - W.H.Freeman and comp., New York. 656 str.
Caron J.M., Gauthier A., Schaaf A., Ulysse J., Wozniak J. (1989): La planete terre.- Editions Ophrys Paris, 271 str.

Requirements to the exam -
Last update: prof. RNDr. Stanislav Opluštil, Ph.D. (13.02.2020)

The exam consists of a test consisting of 40 questions from the subject matter. The student chooses the correct answer from 4 alternatives. Correct answer = 1 point. Test score: 40-36 points = 1, 35-30 points = 2, 29-23 points = 3, 22-0 points = failed.

Syllabus -
Last update: prof. RNDr. Stanislav Opluštil, Ph.D. (25.10.2019)

The lecture cycle includes the following topics:



Gravitational processes


Karst phenomena

Rivers and fluvial geology



Eolic phenomena


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