Z0135p Introduction to the Earth-planet study

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
2/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Jarmila Burianová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Kamil Láska, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Jakub Holuša (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Lucia Pastíriková (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Jarmila Burianová, Ph.D.
Department of Geography - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: doc. Mgr. Kamil Láska, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Geography - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Timetable
Wed 10:00–11:50 A,01026
Prerequisites (in Czech)
( NOW ( Z0135c Earth-planet study-seminar ) || Z0135c Earth-planet study-seminar ) && ((! Z0135 Earth-planet study ) || ! NOWANY ( Z0135 Earth-planet study ))
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Sudent will obtain basic information, which is necessary for orientation in the geographical education as well as in study of geography as a science. The greatest part is then devoted to presentation of selected astronomical, geodetical and geophysical knowledge which influence directly many geographical processes and phenomena in the Earth lanscape.
Learning outcomes
Sudent will obtain basic information, which is necessary for orientation in the geographical education as well as in study of geography as a science. The greatest part is then devoted to presentation of selected astronomical, geodetical and geophysical knowledge which influence directly many geographical processes and phenomena in the Earth lanscape.
Syllabus
  • 1. Introduction to the studies of the Earth
  • 2. The Universe and the Solar system
  • 3. Fundamentals of orientation on the Earth and in the Universe
  • 4. The Sun, the Moon and space objects movements
  • 5. Time and calendar
  • 6. Form, size and mass of the Earth
  • 7. Earth´s movements
  • 8. Tides
  • 9. Fundamentals of geophysics
  • 10. Evolution of the Earth and its geospheres
  • 11. Geographical space. Geographical regularities
Literature
  • BRÁZDIL, Rudolf. Úvod do studia planety Země. Vyd. 1. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1988. 365 s., [8. info
  • Strobach, Klaus. Unser Planet Erde. Ursprung und Dynamik. Berlin - Stuttgart: Gebrueder Borntraeger, 1991. 253 s.
  • HLAD, Oldřich and Jaroslav PAVLOUSEK. Přehled astronomie. 2. přeprac. a dopl. vyd. Praha: Státní nakladatelství technické literatury, 1990. 427 s. ISBN 80-03-00160-9. info
  • OCHABA, Štefan. Geofyzika : základy fyziky Zeme a jej kozmického okolia. 1. vyd. Bratislava: Slovenské pedagogické nakladatel'stvo, 1986. 366 s. info
  • HVOŽDARA, Milan and Alina PRIGANCOVÁ. Zem - naša planéta. 1. vyd. Bratislava: VEDA vydavateľstvo Slovenskej akadémie vied, 1989. 159 s. ISBN 8022400718. info
  • Thurman, Herold V. Trujillo, Alan P. Oceánografie. Praha: Computer Press. 2005. 479 s.
  • DEMEK, Jaromír, Evžen QUITT and Jaroslav RAUŠER. Úvod do obecné fyzické geografie. 1. vyd. Praha: Academia, 1976. 400 s. info
Teaching methods
The course consists of lectures with the possibility of practicing theoretical knowledge using the e-learning tools and documents.
Assessment methods
Teaching takes the form of lectures and oral presentations. Ongoing and final examinations will be in the written form.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
General note: Nutno zapsat právě na začátku studia v 1. semestru.
Information on course enrolment limitations: studenti nemateřských oborů si mohou požádat prostřednictvím ISu o udělení výjimky
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 1999, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
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