Sylabus predmetu VES - Ecology of Subtropical Vegetation (FFWT - WS 2019/2020)

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Course code: VES
Course title in language of instruction: Vegetační ekologie subtropů
Course title in Czech: Ecology of Subtropical Vegetation
Course title in English: Ecology of Subtropical Vegetation
Mode of completion and number of credits: Fulfillment of requirements (3 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 2/0 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 10/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: bachelor; master; master continuing
Semester: WS 2019/2020
Name of lecturer: Ing. Radim Matula, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
Ing. Martin Rejžek, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Ing. Martin Svátek, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
Prerequisites: none
Aims of the course:
The goal of the course is to introduce students into an ecology of subtropical vegetation and on the real examples demonstrate methods of scientific investigation of subtropical ecosystems.
Course contents:
1.Characteristics of main subtropical biomes. (allowance 0/0)
a.Characteristics of vegetation of subtropical forests.
b.Characteristics of subtropical steppes and savannas.
c.Characteristics of subtropical deserts and semideserts.

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-Capacity to learn
-General knowledge
-Professional knowledge
-Skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Ability to apply of knowledge obtained in forest management and environment protection
-Knowledge of ecological factors
-Knowledge of ecosystem function
-Understanding of cultures and customs in tropical and subtropical countries

Type of course unit: optional
Year of study: Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement: There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules: -
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture24 h10 h
     preparation for regular assessment20 h34 h
     writing of seminar paper40 h40 h
Total84 h84 h
Assessment methods:
Credits (students will give a short presentation on selected topic in subtropics).
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQBRECKLE, S.Walter's Vegetation of the Earth: The Ecological Systems of the Geo-BiosphereGermanySpringer-Verlag2002978-3-540-43315-6
RQSCHULTZ, J.The ecozones of the world : the ecological divisions of the geosphereNew YorkSpringer20053-540-20014-2
RQEcology of desert systemsSan DiegoAcademic Press978-0-12-747261-4
RQPlant life in the world's mediterranean climates: California, Chile, South Africa, Australia, and the Mediterranean BasinSacramento, CACalifornia Native Plant Society ;978-0-520-20809-4
RQJENÍK, J. -- PAVLIŠ, J.Terestrické biomy: lesy a bezlesí ZeměBrnoMendelova univerzita v Brně2011978-80-7375-481-5


Last modification made by Ing. Alice Malá on 05/20/2019.

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