G4231 Course of Geological Documentation

Faculty of Science
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
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: doc. Mgr. Martin Ivanov, Dr.
Supplier department: Department of Geological Sciences - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! G4220 Kurz geologického a hydrogeologického mapování && ! G4221 Geoscience Areal Documentation && ! NOW ( G4221 Geoscience Areal Documentation ) && ( G3080 Methods of Geological Research || G3081k Methods of Geological Research || G3081 Methods of Geological Research )
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 documentation of geological objects. Students will learn general methods of geological mapping and detailed logging of outcrops, exposures and shallow bore holes or trenches. GIS and vector-graphic editor software will be used in processing and presenting of recorded data 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 geological compass, geological map and log.
    recommended literature
  • TUCKER, Maurice E. Sedimentary rocks in the field. 3rd ed. Chichester: Wiley, 2003. ix, 234. ISBN 0470851236. info
    not specified
  • STOW, D. A. V. Sedimentary rocks in the field : a colour guide. London: Manson Publishing, 2005. 320 s. ISBN 1874545685. info
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.
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