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Karst geology

Code: 44085
ECTS: 6.0
Lecturers in charge: doc. dr. sc. Maja Martinuš
Lecturers: doc. dr. sc. Maja Martinuš - Practicum
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 30
Practicum 15
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
History of karst research. Different approaches to the karst studies (speleologic, descriptive, genetic). Tectogenetic karst classification (orogenic, epiorogenic). Water in karst (geochemical and hydrologic aspect). Karst areas in the world. Dinaric karst (lithostratigraphi, tectonics, kastification timeframe), Morphologic evolution of karst.

Learning outcomes:

Achievement of specific knowledge on the subject and competences which are necessary for:
1) field study of karst,
2) study of water dynamics in karst,
3) protection of waters in karst,
4) successfully interpret the evolution of karst regions, individual karst phenomena in particular.
  1. Bahun, S. Juračić, M. (2002): Geologija krša. Interna skripta. PMF
  2. Ford, D., Williams, P. (1992): Karst geomorphology and hydrology. Chapmann & Hall, London
1. semester
Obvezni izborni kolegij za Geologiju i paleontologiju (zimski semestar) - Regular study - Geology
Consultations schedule: