G2101k Hydrogeology

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
2/2/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Tomáš Kuchovský, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Adam Říčka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Tomáš Kuchovský, 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)
! G2101 Hydrogeology && ! NOW ( G2101 Hydrogeology ) && NOW ( G0101 Occupational healt and safety ) && NOW ( C7777 Handling chemicals )
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 course is devoted for students of Bachelors program. The main objectives are the following:
introducing to hydrogeology as a science;
understanding of permeability of rocks and its origin;
learning the basic principles of groundwater flow;
using of hydrological equation;
introducing to methods of groundwater measurement and sampling;
learning basics of contaminant hydrogeology.
Learning outcomes
Student will be able to:
- understand groundwater circulation issues;
- understand groundwater contamination;
- process and analyze basic hydrogeological data;
- interpret outputs of basic hydrogeological methods;
  • History of hydrogeology
  • terminology
  • physicochemical properties of water; water phases on Earth; classification of ground water
  • hydrologic cycle; origin of ground water; hydrologic equation
  • ground water movement in geological materials; porosity and permeability of rocks; Darcy's Law; ground water flow
  • ground water flow in porous, fracturated and carstic rocks
  • basic methods og ground water survey
  • basic principles and introduce to contaminant hydrogeology
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  • Šilar, Jan: Všeobecná hydrogeologie. 1.vyd. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, Karlova Univerzita, 1983. 177 s.
  • SCHWARTZ, F. W. and Hubao ZHANG. Fundamentals of ground water. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2003. vii, 583. ISBN 0471137855. info
  • ŠRÁČEK, Ondřej and Tomáš KUCHOVSKÝ. Základy hydrogeologie. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2003. 177 s. ISBN 8021031468. info
  • FETTER, C. W. Applied hydrogeology. 4th ed. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 2001. xviii, 598. ISBN 0-13-088239-9. info
  • DOMENICO, P. A. and F. W. SCHWARTZ. Physical and chemical hydrogeology. 2nd ed. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1997. xiii, 506. ISBN 0471597627. info
  • HOMOLA, Vladimír and Arnošt GRMELA. Cvičení z hydrogeologie. I. 2. vyd. Ostrava: Vysoká škola báňská, 1991. 264 s., [2. info
  • HOMOLA, Vladimír and Arnošt GRMELA. Geologie kapalin a plynů. 1. vyd. Ostrava: Vysoká škola báňská, 1991. 179 s., [1. ISBN 80-7078-093-2. info
  • MATTHESS, Georg. Die Beschaffenheit des Grundwassers. 2. überarb. und erw. Aufl. Berlin: Gebrüder Borntraeger, 1990. 498 s. ISBN 3-443-01007-5. info
  • Hydrogeologie. Edited by Hanspeter Jordan - Hans-Jörg Weder. 1. Aufl. Leipzig: VEB Deutscher Verlag für Grundstoffindustrie, 1988. 444 s. ISBN 3-342-00205-0. info
  • MATULA, Milan and Ladislav MELIORIS. Úvod do inženierskej geológie a hydrogeológie. 1. vyd. Bratislava: Universita Komenského, 1982. 169 s. info
  • HYNIE, Ota. Hydrogeologie ČSSR. I, Prosté vody. 1. vyd. Praha: Nakladatelství Československé akademie věd, 1961. 562 s. info
Teaching methods
lectures, laboratory practices, numerical exercises
Assessment methods
Teaching methods: lectures, class exercises, homeworks. Written exam.
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: 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 2011 - only for the accreditation, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, spring 2012 - acreditation, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
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