Course syllabus DCH - Dendrochronology (FFWT - WS 2019/2020)
|Course title in Czech:|
|Course title in English:||Dendrochronology|
|Mode of completion and number of credits:|
Fulfillment of requirements (3 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 1/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 16/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
|Level of course:|
bachelor; master; master continuing; doctor
|Type of delivery:||usual|
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction:
|doc. Ing. Michal Rybníček, Ph.D.|
|Course supervising department:||Department of Wood Science and Technology (FFWT)|
|Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology|
|Prerequisites:||not State Bachelor Examination or now State Bachelor Examination|
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
Introduction to the methodology of sampling and measurement of samples, learning the work with the dating software, using of tree-ring analysis and their interpretation, information about the latest methods of European dendrochronology. Knowledge of dating historical and recent wood.
Learning activities and teaching methods:
|For successful completion of the course attendance in lessons is required as well as submission of a seminar paper, and passing an electronic credit test at 70%.|
The seminar paper will be divided as follows: 1 Title page (title, names of all members of the group, field, date, ...), 2 Aim of the study, 3 Material and methodology (description of a stand, sampling, sample preparation, sample measurement, dating samples), 4 Results (graphs - synchronization of individual tree-ring series, analysis of significant negative pointer years - which years were significantly negative and how many trees responded negatively in these years) - all accompanied with verbal comments, 5 Discussion, 6 Conclusion, 7 References.
The electronic credit test takes 30 minutes. A total of 20 questions in four categories will be generated: 5 questions from the field of subfossil wood; 5 questions from the field of wood anatomy; 5 questions from the field of dendroecology; 5 questions from the field of dendrochronological dating. To successfully pass the test you must achieve at least 70% success rate.
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Last modification made by Ing. Alice Malá on 11/19/2019.