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Course, academic year 2020/2021
Magnetic prospecting - MG452P45
Title: Magnetometrický průzkum
Czech title: Magnetometrický průzkum
Guaranteed by: Institute of Hydrogeology, Engineering Geology and Applied Geophysics (31-450)
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Actual: from 2017
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 6
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:3/2 C+Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Guarantor: doc. RNDr. Günther Kletetschka, Ph.D.
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Annotation -
Last update: doc. RNDr. Günther Kletetschka, Ph.D. (08.01.2018)
Coarse motivation, history of magnetism, physical basics of rock magnetism, geomagnetic field, paleomagnetism, principles of instruments for measurement of the geomagnetic field, acquisition and processing of magnetic data, interpretation of magnetic measurements, examples of magnetic survey.
Literature -
Last update: doc. RNDr. Günther Kletetschka, Ph.D. (08.01.2018)

Dunlop, D. Ozdemir, O: Rock Magnetism, Fundamental and Frontiers, 1997, Cambridge University Press

Blakely, R.J.: Potential Theory in Gravity and Magnetic Applications, Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Gubbins D., Herrero-Bervera E., (Editors): Encyclopedia of Geomagnetism and Paleomagnetism, Springer, 2007. 
Lowrie, W.: Fundamentals of Geophysics, Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Requirements to the exam -
Last update: doc. RNDr. Günther Kletetschka, Ph.D. (05.01.2018)

Credit is given against the homeworks and presentation of one assigned topic. Exam will be both written and oral.

Syllabus -
Last update: doc. RNDr. Günther Kletetschka, Ph.D. (08.01.2018)

Magnetometric survey



a.     Magnetism in nature and fundaments of magnetism

b.     Magnetization of earth crust


a.     Terrestrial magnetic minerals and magnetostatic fields and energies

b.     Magnetometers


a.     Domain structures and hysteresis

b.     Magnetic survey


a.     Domain observation and micromagnetic calculations

b.     Reduction of magnetic field measurements


a.     Single domain thermal remanent magnetization

b.     Magnetic anomalies


a.     Multidomain thermal remanent magnetization and viscous and thermoviscous remanent magnetization.

b.     Magnetic anomalies in oceans


a.     Isothermal magnetization and demagnetization

b.     Paleomagnetism and averaged magnetic field


a.     Remanence od pseudosingledomain structures

b.     Paleomagnetic methods


a.     Magnetic remanence by crystallization and magnetization of igneous and baked materials.

b.     Geomagnetic polarities


a.     Magnetization of sediment and sedimentary rocks

b.     Magnetostratigraphy in lavas and sediments


a.     Magnetism of metamorphic rocks

b.     Marine magnetic anomalies


a.     Magnetism of extraterrestrial rocks

b.     Frequency of magnetic polarities.

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