G2081 Advanced Palaeontology (II)

Faculty of Science
Spring 2024
Extent and Intensity
2/2/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
doc. RNDr. Nela Doláková, CSc. (lecturer)
prof. RNDr. Rostislav Brzobohatý, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. Ing. Šárka Hladilová, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Martin Ivanov, Dr. (lecturer)
Mgr. Jaroslav Šamánek (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. RNDr. Nela Doláková, CSc.
Department of Geological Sciences - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: Ing. Jana Pechmannová
Supplier department: Department of Geological Sciences - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
( G1081k Palaeontology || G1081 Palaeontology )
Successful passing through the examination from the course G1081.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
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Course objectives
The course is obligatory-facultative and it is devoted to those students of bachelor programme Geology who intend to aim their effort to the more detailed study of paleontology, historical geology and sedimentary geology. It intensifies the general information included in the course G1081.
Learning outcomes
Intensification of the general information included in the course G1081 (the more detailed study of paleontology, paleoecology, paleogeography, systematics, biotic crisis)
  • Paleontology - its position in the system of sciences, structure and research subject & Taphonomy and biostratinomy & Paleobiogeography & Stratigraphy & Systematics, taxonomy, classification, nomenclature & Overview of paleontological methods & Evolution & The evolution of ecosystems and biotic crises in the Earth history & History of paleontology. & Comprehensive inforamtions about selected fossil groups
    required literature
  • POKORNÝ, Vladimír. Všeobecná paleontologie. 1. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 1992. 296 s. ISBN 8070665858. info
    recommended literature
  • KVAČEK, Zlatko. Základy systematické paleontologie. 1. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 2000. 228 s. ISBN 802460132X. info
  • HOUŠA, Václav. Základy taxonomie pro zoopaleontology. Vyd. 1. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1980. 169 s. info
    not specified
  • HESS, Hans, Charles Garrett MESSING and William I. AUSICH. Treatise on invertebrate paleontology. Edited by Paul Selden - Raymond Cecil Moore. Lawrence, Kan.: University of Kansas, Paleontological Institute, 2011. xxix, 261. ISBN 9780983359913. info
  • Morphometrics : applications in biology and paleontology. Edited by Ashraf M. T. Elewa. Berlin: Springer, 2010. xiv, 263. ISBN 9783642059803. info
  • The second jurassic dinosaur rushmuseums and paleontology in America at the turn of the twentieth century. Edited by Paul D. Brinkman. London: University of Chicago Press, 2010. xiv, 345 p. ISBN 0226074722. info
  • BRENCHLEY, Patrick J. and D. A. T. HARPER. Palaeoecology : ecosystems, environments and evolution. 1st ed. London: Chapman & Hall, 1998. xxv, 402. ISBN 0412434504. info
  • STEWART, Wilson N. Paleobotany and the evolution of plants. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993. 521 s. ISBN 0521382947. info
  • HOUŠA, Václav and Pavel ŠTYS. Mezinárodní pravidla zoologické nomenklatury (International Code of Zoological Nomenclature). 3rd ed. Praha: Academia, 1988. 188 pp. ISBN 21-103-88. info
Teaching methods
Lectures theoretical i practical. Works with paleontological collections, preparing of selected presentation, visit of glasshouse.
Assessment methods
Exam: Written test and oral - general information from paleontological sample (taxonomical, tafonomical ane paleoecological)
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught once in two years.
Information on the per-term frequency of the course: Bude otevřeno v jarním semestru 2019/2020.
The course is taught: every week.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2008 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2010, Spring 2012, spring 2012 - acreditation, Spring 2014, Spring 2016, spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2020, Spring 2022.
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