G3131 Recognition of fossils and structures

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2016
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: graded credit.
Teacher(s)
doc. RNDr. Nela Doláková, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. RNDr. Rostislav Melichar, Dr. (lecturer)
Mgr. Tomáš Kumpan, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Ondřej Bárta (assistant)
Mgr. Jakub Březina (assistant)
Mgr. Jan Černý, Ph.D. (assistant)
Mgr. Martin Hanáček, Ph.D. (assistant)
Mgr. Lucie Kleprlíková (assistant)
Mgr. Kristina Kolářová (assistant)
Mgr. Tomáš Weiner, Ph.D. (assistant)
Mgr. Hedvika Weinerová (assistant)
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
Timetable of Seminar Groups
G3131/01: Mon 19. 9. to Sun 18. 12. Thu 8:00–9:50 Gs,-1011
G3131/02: Mon 19. 9. to Sun 18. 12. Thu 10:00–11:50 Gs,-1011
Prerequisites (in Czech)
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Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 42 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/42, only registered: 0/42, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/42
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 8 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
Lectures represent the work with actual samples of fossils and geological structures. Main objectives are that students recognize these phenomena in general samples.
Syllabus
  • 1.Fossils:
  • 1.1.Rhodophyta, Chlorophyta- macroscopic morphology
  • 1.2. Cormobionta – basic marks of individual groups: articulated or non articulated stem, types of foliage, morphology of bark (Lycopodiophyta)
  • 1.3. Foraminifera - study of models
  • 1.4. Porifera - bodies morphology
  • 1.5. Archaeocyatha – longitudinal and transverse look
  • 1.6. Coelenterata – (Conulata, Stromatoporoidea, Anthozoa) - solitaire x colonial, inner symetry
  • 1.7. Vermes – ichnofossils
  • 1.8. Mollusca - (Gastropoda, Rostroconchia, Bivalvia, Scaphopoda, Cephalopoda – Nautiloidea, Ammonoidea, Belemnoidea; Hyolitha a Cricoconarida) – symetry and type of shells, shell material, lock types, type of winding, muscle marks, sutures
  • 1.9. Arthropoda - (Trilobitomorpha, Crustacea, Tracheata ) basic types of body segmentation
  • 1.10. Bryozoa – colony types
  • 1.11. Brachiopoda - (Inarticulata, Articulata) shell material, shell symetry, komisura, differentiation to the Bivalvia
  • 1.12.Echinodermata - basic morphology, ambulacral system, symetry radial x bilateral bilaterální,
  • 1.13. Hemichordata – (Graptolithina) – types of colony – benthal x planctonic forms
  • 1.14. Chordata (Vertebrata) – types of fossilified parts
  • 2. Structures:
  • 2.1. Primary structures (sedimentary and magmatic)
  • 2.2. Strained rocks
  • 2.3. Folds
  • 2.4. Faults
Literature
    recommended literature
  • KVAČEK, Zlatko. Základy systematické paleontologie. I, Paleobotanika, paleozoologie bezobratlých. 1. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 2000. 228 s. ISBN 80-246-0132-X. info
  • KUMPERA, Otakar and Zdeněk VAŠÍČEK. Základy historické geologie a paleontologie. 1. vyd. Praha: SNTL - Nakladatelství technické literatury, 1988. 565 s. + 1. info
  • PETTIJOHN, F. J. and Paul Edwin POTTER. Atlas and glossary of primary sedimentary structures. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1964. 370 s. info
  • WEISS, L. E. The minor structures of deformed rocks : a photographic atlas. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1972. 431 s. info
  • Fault-related rocks :a photographic atlas. Edited by Arthur W. Snoke - Jan Tullis - Victoria R. Todd. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1998. xv, 617 s. ISBN 0-691-01220-2. info
  • JAROŠ, Josef and Josef VACHTL. Strukturní geologie obecná a systematická. 1. 1. vyd. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1978. 270 s. info
  • JAROŠ, Josef and Josef VACHTL. Strukturní geologie obecná a systematická. 2. 1. vyd. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1978. 347 s. info
Teaching methods
The course consists of work with concrete samples, highlighting their typical marks.
Assessment methods
The exam consists of practical identification of 3 fossils and 3 geological structures. Students complete a form with questions.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Teacher's information
https://is.muni.cz/auth/el/1431/podzim2010/G3131/index.qwarp
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2010 - only for the accreditation, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2011 - acreditation, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, autumn 2017.
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