G3081k Methods of Geological and Hydrogeological Research

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2022
Extent and Intensity
1/3/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
doc. RNDr. Rostislav Melichar, Dr. (lecturer)
RNDr. Jiří Rez, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. RNDr. Rostislav Melichar, Dr.
Department of Geological Sciences - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: doc. Mgr. Martin Ivanov, Dr.
Supplier department: Department of Geological Sciences - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
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Knowledge of the basic shapes of geological bodies, knowledge of basic geological concepts (unconformity, normal and inverse faults ...)
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 32 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
The course summarizes the main ways of fieldwork geologist including field preparation. In terrain methods it is essential emphasis on geological documentation, compass measurements and geological mapping.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course students should be able to: use geological compass, read geological map, prepare geological cross-sections and interpret orientational data. They are prepared for Mapping course in the field.
  • Used map projections and topographic map, preparation of topographic profile.
  • Geological compass, orientation measurement.
  • Geologic map, geologic map symbols. Some special geologic maps.
  • Geological mapping, equipment for mapping.
  • Geologic map interpretation, V-rule, three point problem, structure section.
  • Geological bibliography.
  • Some special methods.
    required literature
  • HÁJEK, Josef. Metody geologického výzkumu. 1. vyd. Brno: Univerzita Jana Evangelisty Purkyně, 1984. 192 s. info
  • MELICHAR, Rostislav. Metody strukturní geologie : orientační analýza (Methods of Structural Geology: Orientational Analysis). 1. vyd. Brno: Rektorát Masarykovy university, 1991. 180 s. ISBN 80-210-0319-7. info
    recommended literature
  • POUBA, Zdeněk. Geologické mapování. 1. vyd. Praha: Nakladatelství Československé akademie věd, 1959. 523 s. info
  • RAJLICH, Petr. Analýza orientovaných dat v geologii. Vyd. 1. Praha: Ústřední ústav geologický, 1980. 178 s., ii. info
  • MELIORIS, Ladislav, Igor MUCHA and Pavel POSPÍŠIL. Podzemná voda - metódy výskumu a prieskumu. 1. vyd. Bratislava: ALFA - vydavatel'stvo technickej a ekonomickej literatúry, 1988. 429 s. info
    not specified
  • SMITH, Mike J., Paolo PARON and James S. GRIFFITHS. Geomorphological mapping :methods and applications. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2011. ISBN 9780444534460. info
Teaching methods
Lectures and dominant practical class exercises, homeworks.
Assessment methods
Electronic test on PC and practical exam of compass measurement. Students must pass all the tasks of exercise.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: in blocks.
Note related to how often the course is taught: Dle plánu distanční výuky.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2007 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Autumn 2010 - only for the accreditation, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2011 - acreditation, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020, autumn 2021.
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