Sylabus předmětu LEV - Forests of Europe (FFWT - SS 2019/2020)Help

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Course title in Czech: Forests of Europe
Course title in English:
Forests of Europe
SS 2019/2020
Mode of completion and number of credits: Fulfillment of requirements (3 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 1/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 10/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Level of course:
bachelor; master; master continuing
Course type: optional
Type of delivery:
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Language of instruction:
Course supervisor: doc. Ing. Luboš Úradníček, CSc.
Course supervising department:
Teachers: Ing. Martin Šrámek, Ph.D. (instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Luboš Úradníček, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Prerequisites: not State Bachelor Examination and Dendrology or Dendrology and Ecology of Forest Trees
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
To teach students to recognize the species composition of forests in Europe, including Mediterranean in ecosystem in ecological concepts of the vegetation zonation and vegetation altitudial belts, and identifying important tree species, according to morphological characters and rightly named their by the scientific nomenclature
Course content:
Introduction. Forest regions in Europe. Ecological clasification of european climate. (allowance 2/0)
Practical lesson -- excursion to BZA (allowance 0/2)
The vegetation zones characters (, , ) (allowance 2/0)
Boreal vegetation
Central European vegetation
Mediterranean vegetation

European forest regions 1 (allowance 4/2)
Western European forest region
Practical lesson -- excursion to BZA
Northern European forest region

European forest regions 2 (allowance 4/2)
East and Northeastern forest region
b.Central European forest region
South-east European forest region

6.European forest regions 3 (allowance 4/2)
a.Vegetation of the Alps (forests)
Mediterranean forest 1
Mediterranean forest 2

Consultation and project assesing, repeating of tree species (allowance 0/4)

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
10 h
0 h
practice8 h0 h
professional educational excursion
4 h
0 h
2 h
10 h
public presentation (oral)
4 h
0 h
preparation for regular assessment
25 h
30 h
preparation for regular testing
16 h
20 h
preparation of presentation10 h
14 h
writing of seminar paper5 h10 h
84 h
84 h
Assessment methods:
a) practical determination of trees (90% from 75 species)
b) writen test (teoretical part = minimun 80% right ansvers)
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Combined form
0 %
0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
ÚRADNÍČEK, L. Lesy Evropy.  [online]. 2014. URL:
KRÁL, V. Fyzická geografie Evropy. 1st ed. Praha: Academia, 1999. 348 p. ISBN 80-200-0684-2.
POLUNIN, O. -- WALTERS, M. A Guide to the vegetation of Britain and Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1985. 243 p. ISBN 0-19-217713-3.
ZELENÝ, V. Rostliny Středozemí. 2nd ed. Praha: Academia, 2012. 507 p. Atlas. ISBN 978-80-200-2088-8.
KOBLÍŽEK, J. Jehličnaté a listnaté dřeviny našich zahrad a parků. [klíč]. 2nd ed. Tišnov: Sursum, 2006. 551 p. ISBN 80-7323-117-41-2.
KOBLÍŽEK, J. Jehličnaté a listnaté dřeviny našich zahrad a parků (Obrazová příloha). 2nd ed. Tišnov: SURSUM, 2006. 178 p. ISBN 80-7323-117-4.
HENDRYCH, R. Fytogeografie. 1st ed. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1984. 220 p. Učebnice pro vysoké. školy.

MAYER, H. Wälder Europas. Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer Verlag, 1984. 691 p. ISBN 3-437-30441-0.
PILÁT, A. Jehličnaté stromy a keře našich zahrad a parků. 1st ed. Praha: Československá akademie věd, 1964. 507 p.
PILÁT, A. Listnaté stromy a keře: našich zahrad a parků. 1st ed. Praha: Státní zemědělské nakladatelství, 1953. 1100 p. Lesnická knihovna : velká řada ;.
BEAN, W J. Trees and Shrubs hardy in the British Isles. London: J. Murray, 1980. 868 p.
KRÜSSMANN, G. Die Bäume Europas: Ein Taschenbuch für Naturfreunde. 2nd ed. Berlin: Verlag Paul Parey, 1979. 172 p. ISBN 3-489-62522-6.

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Teaching place: Brno

Last modification made by Ing. Alice Malá on 02/24/2020.

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