G7651 Instrumental methods in petrology

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. RNDr. Jana Kotková, CSc. (lecturer)
prof. RNDr. Jaromír Leichmann, Dr. rer. nat. (lecturer)
Mgr. Dalibor Všianský, Ph.D. (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
Wed 10:00–10:50 G2,02003, Wed 11:00–11:50 G2,02003
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Completion of the course G3021 Petrology I
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
The aim of the course is to acquaint students with instrumental methods used in petrology for the analysis of rocks.
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course, students should be able to understand problems of instrumental and analytical and geophysical methods used in petrology, and evaluate the responsibility of individual methods to solve the particular problem.
  • Field-work instruments
  • Gamaspectrometry, magnetometry, gravimetry
  • Laboratory instruments
  • Whole-rock analyses, point analyses, stable and radiogenic isotops
  • Accessory minerals
  • Methods of data interpretation
  • Tectonic interpretions
  • HALL, Anthony. Igneous petrology. 2nd ed. Essex: Longman Group, 1996. xiv, 551. ISBN 0582230802. info
  • MCLANE, Michael. Sedimentology. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995. xiii, 423. ISBN 0195078683. info
  • BLATT, Harvey. Sedimentary petrology. 2nd ed. New York: W.H. Freeman, 1992. 514 s. ISBN 0-7167-2273-9. info
  • KONOPÁSEK, Jiří. Metamorfní petrologie. 1. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 1998. 241 s. ISBN 8071846686. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
Lectures, written tests. The student should answer several questions in form of fluent sentences
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 2019/2020.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2007 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2011 - acreditation, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, autumn 2017.
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