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Course, academic year 2022/2023
Excursion of sedimentary geology - MG421T15
Title: Terénní exkurze ze sedimentární geologie
Czech title: Terénní exkurze ze sedimentární geologie
Guaranteed by: Institute of Geology and Paleontology (31-420)
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Actual: from 2019
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 2
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:0/1 C [weeks/semester]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech, English
Note: enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Mgr. Karel Martínek, Ph.D.
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Annotation -
Last update: Rudolf Trnka (04.06.2012)
Advance 5-day field course provides students with processes forming sedimentary rocks. Emphasis is given to identification of sedimentary structures, sediment body geometries, facies and stratigrahic boundaries interpretation. Students will acquire strong skills in recognition of the rock composition, sedimentary structures, paleocurrents and will be able to interpret these data in terms of sedimentary history.
Requirements to the exam -
Last update: Rudolf Trnka (04.06.2012)

students must attend field excursion in person; and must be able to discuss their notes, protocols, measured sections and other field data and their interpretations with teacher

Syllabus -
Last update: Rudolf Trnka (04.06.2012)

Each year excursion is focused on different area, ussually in Czech Republic and Central Europe. Program and materials are available for download at:

Entry requirements -
Last update: Rudolf Trnka (04.06.2012)

To successfully attend the course, basic knowledge of geology and sedimentary geology is needed. Mandatory prerequisities are these courses: Field course in geology, Basics of petrology of sedimentary rocks and Sedimentary geology. Recommended courses comprise Advanced petrology of sedimentary rocks and Geology of sedimentary basins.

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