Course: Field Trip in Geology

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Course title Field Trip in Geology
Course code KGE/CTP
Organizational form of instruction Exercise
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional, Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Dolníček Zdeněk, RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Lehotský Tomáš, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Faměra Martin, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Practical field training - localisation and basic geological documentation of an outcrop, determination of main types of rocks, minerals and fossils, their sampling and practical determination. Compass measurement of planar and linear structural elements. Požadavky na Credit: 2 days of active participation, attended prerequisite course, submission of written field documentation, submission of samples taken in the field, corresponding knowledge

Learning activities and teaching methods
Observation
  • Homework for Teaching - 10 hours per semester
  • Excursion - 24 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Course Credit - 10 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 24 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Practical field training in geology.
The students should be able to: - elaborate basic geological documentation of an outcrop, - sample and. identify the main types of rocks, minerals and fossils - perform measurement of planar and linear structural elements.
Prerequisites
Passing the of lectures and exercises in mineralogy, petrography and general geology.
KGE/GEOL2
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KGE/OGL

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance

Credit: 2 days of active participation, attended prerequisite course, submission of written field documentation, submission of samples taken in the field, corresponding knowledge
Recommended literature
  • Zimák J. a kol. (1997). Průvodce ke geologickým exkurzím, Morava - střední a jižní část. UP Olomouc.
  • Zimák J. a kol. (1995). Průvodce ke geologickým exkurzím, střední a severní Morava. UP Olomouc.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Biology (1) Biology courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Science Geology and Environmental Protection for Education (2015) Geology courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Physical Culture Biology (1) Biology courses 1 Summer