G7081 Regional Geology of the World

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2018
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
prof. RNDr. Jaromír Leichmann, Dr. rer. nat. (lecturer)
prof. RNDr. Jiří Kalvoda, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Jaromír Leichmann, Dr. rer. nat.
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
Mon 17. 9. to Fri 14. 12. Tue 12:00–13:50 G1,01004
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! G7080 Regional Geology of the World && ! G7081k Regional Geology of the World && ! NOW ( G7081k Regional Geology of the World ) && ( (!( PROGRAM ( D - GE4 )|| PROGRAM ( B - GE )|| PROGRAM ( N - GE )|| PROGRAM ( D - GE )|| PROGRAM ( C - CV ))) || ( NOW ( G0101 Occupational healt and safety )&& NOW ( C7777 Handling chemicals )))
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 78 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 24/78, only registered: 1/78, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 1/78
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
there are 32 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
The course fucuses on the explanation of the geological structure of the continents as well as detailed description of main proterozoic and fanerozoic orogenesis.
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course, students should be able to: understand and be able to explain main features of the geological structure of continents, main Proterozoic and Phanerozoic orogenies.
  • The principles and terminology of the regional geology. The main types of the Earths crust, Lithospheric plates, Cyclicity in the development of the Earth. Evolution and division of the oceanic crust: morphological units and geology of the sea bottom. Introduction to the geology of the present oceans and seas: the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian and Arctic oceans, Carribean sea, Mediterranean sea, the Gulf of Mexico and Red sea. The regional geology of the continental crust: the types of the continental crust and the geological units of the continental crust (shield, orogenic belts) Geological evolution of Europe, Asia and North America
  • ZIEGLER, Václav. Geologie světa. 1. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 2001. 64 s. ISBN 8024602814. info
  • MÍSAŘ, Zdeněk. Regionální geologie světa. Vyd. 1. 1987: Academia, 1987. 705 s., [2. info
  • Goodwin A.M., (1996): Principles of Precambrian Geology.Academic press, London.280 p
  • MÍSAŘ, Zdeněk. Regionální geologie světa : přehled geologie kontinentů a oceánů. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1919. 118 s. info
Teaching methods
Theoretical study
Assessment methods
Lectures, written text
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught once in two years.
Information on the per-term frequency of the course: Bude otevřen v podzimním semestru 2018/2019.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2007 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Autumn 2010 - only for the accreditation, Autumn 2002, Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011 - acreditation, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2016.
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