Course: Seminar in Geomorphology

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Course title Seminar in Geomorphology
Course code KGG/DSEGM
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Smolová Irena, doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Classes consist of two parts: the first part focuses on the origin and development of landforms created by fluvial, glacial, aeolian, volcanic, biogenic and marine processes, selected types of relief are presented by participants. The second part of course covers aspects of basic techniques and methods of field research in geomorphology.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Work with Text (with Book, Textbook)
  • Homework for Teaching - 30 hours per semester
  • Semestral Work - 36 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 4 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The main aim of the course is to familiarize students with the fundamentals of general principles associated with dynamic geomorphology.
Explain relations in geomorphology, deepen active knowledge.
Elementary knowledge in Geomorphology.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance

Presentation of geomorphologic conditions in selected area (powerpoint).
Recommended literature
  • Bezvodová, B., Demek, J., Zeman, A. (1985). Metody kvarterně geologického a geomorfologického výzkumu. Praha: SPN.
  • Demek, J. (1987). Obecná geomorfologie. Praha: Academia.
  • Goudie, A. S. (ed.). (2004). Encyclopedia of geomorphology. London : Routledge.
  • Horník, S., Buzek. L. et al. (1986). Fyzická geografie II. Praha: SPN.
  • Huggett, R. (2003). Fundamentals of geomorphology. London : Routledge.
  • Rubín, J., Balatka, B. et al. (1986). Atlas skalních, zemních a půdních tvarů. Praha : Academia.
  • Smolová, I., Vítek, J. (2007). Základy geomorfologie : vybrané tvary reliéfu. Olomouc: Vydavatelství UP.
  • Strahler, A. (2003). Introducing Physical Geography. New York : John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Strahler, A. (2004). Laboratory manual for Physical Geography. New York : Wiley.
  • Summerfield, M. A. (1991). Global Geomorphology : An Introduction to the Study of Landforms. New York: Longman Scientific and Technical.

Study plans that include the course
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