Sylabus předmětu EKOLK - Ecology K (FA - SS 2019/2020)


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Course code:
EKOLK
Course title in Czech:
Ecology K
Course title in English: Ecology K
Semester:
SS 2019/2020
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (5 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
part-time, 8/7 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Level of course:
bachelor
Course type: optional
Type of delivery: usual
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Language of instruction:
Czech
Course supervisor:
prof. RNDr. Zdeněk Laštůvka, CSc.
Course supervising department:
Department of Zoology, Fisheries, Hydrobiology and Apiculture (FA)
Faculty:
Teachers:
prof. RNDr. Zdeněk Laštůvka, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
doc. Ing. Josef Suchomel, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Prerequisites:
none
 
Timetable in this semester:
DayFrom-till
Room
TeacherEntryFrequencyCapacity
Note
Friday8.00-11.50A31Seminar
Occasionally
60
PV
Saturday8.00-11.50A31
Lecture
Occasionally
60
 
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The aims of ecology is to introduce the students into its methods, its most important terms, relations, phenomenons and paradigms, with special regards to the application of the ecological knowledge. Students will acquire knowledge about the functioning of natural systems and natural processes in the landscape, the processes and phenomena in ecosystems and landscapes can be seen as interrelated.
 
Course content:
1.
Origin, definition, tasks of ecology (allowance 2/0)
 
a.Origin, definition and division of ecology
b.
Relation to other sciences

2.Fundamental ecological relations (allowance 2/0)
 
a.
Organism and its environment
b.Abiotic factors, ecological potence and adaptations

3.
Ecological aspects of the distribution of organisms (allowance 2/0)
 
a.
Biogeographic division of the earth surface
b.
Development of communities in central Europe in postglacial period

4.Population (allowance 0/2)
 
a.
Characters and functions (abundance, structure, dynamics, migrality)

5.Interpopulational relations (allowance 0/2)
 
a.
Interspecific relations
b.Trophic relations

6.Community (allowance 2/1)
 
a.
Types, structure, properties
b.
Dynamics

7.
Ecosystem (allowance 0/2)
 
a.
Structure
b.
Circulations of matters, energy flow
c.
Stability
d.
Functions of natural and anthropogenous ecosystems
e.
Bioms (zonobioms, orobioms, pedobioms)

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching methodCombined form
lecture
8 h
practice7 h
consultation
9 h
preparation for exam
60 h
preparation for regular assessment
28 h
preparation for regular testing28 h
Total
140 h
 
Assessment methods:
Obligatory participation at seminars, submission and presentation of a seminar work on individual topic; the course is finished with oral exam, 40 min, 3 of 80 questions
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Combined form
Total
0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
LAŠTŮVKA, Z. Ekologie. 1st ed. Brno: Konvoj, 2000. 184 p. ISBN 80-85615-93-2.
PŘIDAL, A. Ekologie opylovatelů: vysokoškolská učebnice. 2nd ed. Brno: Lynx, 2005. 108 p. ISBN 978-80-86877-04-4.

Recommended:
BEGON, M. -- TOWNSEND, C R. -- HARPER, J L. Ecology: from individuals to ecosystems. 4th ed. Malden, MA: Blackwell Pub., 2006. 738 p. ISBN 978-1-4051-1117-1.
BEGON, M. a kol. Ekologie: jedinci, populace a společenstva : [Investice do rozvoje vzdělávání, reg.č.: CZ1.07/2.2.00/15.0084]. 1st ed. Olomouc: Vydavatelství Univerzity Palackého, 1997. 949 p. ISBN 80-7067-695-7.
SLAVÍKOVÁ, J. -- ZPĚVÁK, I. Ekologie rostlin. 1st ed. Praha: SPN, 1986. 366 p.
LOSOS, B. a kol. Ekologie živočichů. 1st ed. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1985. 316 p. Učebnice pro vysoké školy.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
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Course listed in previous semesters: SS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, SS 2016/2017, SS 2015/2016, SS 2014/2015, SS 2013/2014 (and older)
Teaching place: Brno


Last modification made by Ing. Michal Karhánek on 04/23/2020.

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