G4231 Course of Geological Documentation

Faculty of Science
Spring 2024
Extent and Intensity
0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
Mgr. Tomáš Kumpan, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Jan Petřík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Tomáš Kumpan, Ph.D.
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
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Basic knowledge of geology, mineralogy, and petrology
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
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Course objectives
The main objective of the course is to acquire practical skills for the documentation of geological objects. Students will learn general methods of geological mapping and detailed logging of outcrops, exposures, and shallow boreholes or trenches. The final report will be submitted at the end of the course.
Learning outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- perform geological mapping;
- take representative samples;
- document outcrops, exposures, shallow bore holes and trenches;
- plot data acquired in field;
  • Field techniques and methods of geological mapping, textures, and structures of the rocks, rocks classification, using of the geological compass, geological map, and section.
    recommended literature
  • STOW, D. A. V. Sedimentary rocks in the field : a colour guide. London: Manson Publishing, 2005. 320 s. ISBN 1874545685. info
  • TUCKER, Maurice E. Sedimentary rocks in the field. 3rd ed. Chichester: Wiley, 2003. ix, 234. ISBN 0470851236. info
    not specified
  • Hanžl P., Verner K. Basic principles of geological and thematic mapping. Czech Geological Survey, Prague, 2018. 107 s. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.12898.99523.
Teaching methods
Field works
Assessment methods
Final project
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: in blocks.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 5 dnů.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2011 - only for the accreditation, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, spring 2012 - acreditation, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, spring 2018, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022, Spring 2023.
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