Course syllabus RRTVOK - Landscape Design and Protection (FRDIS - SS 2016/2017)Help

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Course title in Czech: Landscape Design and Protection
Course title in English:
Landscape Design and Protection
SS 2016/2017
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (5 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 20/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Level of course:
Course type:
Type of delivery:
usual, consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad: -- item not defined --
Language of instruction:
Course supervisor:
prof. Ing. Ilja Vyskot, CSc.
Course supervising department: Department of Environmentalistics and Natural Resources (FRDIS)
Faculty: Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies
Ing. Alice Kozumplíková, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor)
Ing. Helena Lorencová, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor)
prof. Ing. Ilja Vyskot, CSc. (examiner, lecturer, supervisor)
Prerequisites: not Landscape Design and Protection in English
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
To obtain a comprehensive view of the problems focused on landscape management. Students are introduced to basic landscaping factors and all landscape components (water, soil, climate, biota). In addition, the course focuses on landscape typologies and methods of land use in the historical context. The course is also focused in detail on the tools of landscape protection in the EU and the Czech Republic, an explanation of the financial value of ecosystem service functions of the landscape, and an overview of financial instruments in landscape management.
Course content:
Sustainable development and landscape management -- basic data (allowance 2/2)
Landscape and natural environment in CZ (allowance 2/2)
Categorization and landscape perception (allowance 2/2)
Divizion, components, elements and landscape factors (allowance 2/2)
Landscape evaluation and typization (allowance 2/2)
Water in landscape (allowance 2/2)
Atmosphere and climate (allowance 2/2)
Soil as a part of landscape and source (allowance 2/2)
9.Landscape protection in EU (allowance 2/2)
Landscape protection in CR (allowance 2/2)
Subsidy, programmes and projects on landscape managament (allowance 2/2)
12.Conventions on landscape management (allowance 2/2)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
28 h
20 h
28 h
0 h
preparation for exam
42 h
58 h
preparation of presentation
30 h
8 h
writing of seminar paper
12 h54 h
Total140 h
140 h
Assessment methods:
Course is completed by credit and examination. Credit reflects attendance at excercises and the preparation and successful defense of seminar work. Seminar work was made on specified topics in the field of landscape management and submission of the required date. Defense of seminar paper is based on a PowerPoint presentation and subsequent discussion. The test takes place in writing (test questions) from the contents of the lectured topics.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement typeDaily attendance
Combined form
0 %
0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
VYSKOT, I. et al. Kvantifikace a hodnocení funkcí lesů České republiky. Praha: 131 Margaret, 2003. 186 p. ISBN 80-7212-264-9.
FORMAN, R T T. Landscape Ecology. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1986. 619 p. ISBN 0-471-87037-4.
BRTNICKÝ, M. et al. Degradace a regenerace dílčích krajinných sfér. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2012. 129 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-687-1.
VYBÍRAL, J. -- KREJČIŘÍK, P. Management kulturní krajiny, Lednice 2011. 9. 12. 2011, Lednice (CZ).
BELČÁKOVÁ, I. Ochrana, tvorba a manažment krajiny. 1st ed. 128 p. ISBN 978-80-89552-37-5.
KOZUMPLÍKOVÁ, A. -- VEJTASOVÁ, K. Tvorba a ochrana krajiny.  [online]. 2013. URL:

SCHNEIDER, J. -- FIALOVÁ, J. -- VYSKOT, I. Krajinná rekreologie II. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 2009. 132 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-357-3.
KRAVKA, M. -- ŠLEZINGR, M. -- FIALOVÁ, J. -- DOMOKOŠOVÁ, K. -- MARKOVÁ, J. -- VYSKOT, I. Úpravy malých vodních toků v krajině a lesnické meliorace. 1st ed. Brno: MZLU v Brně, 2009. 138 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-337-5.
GRAY, D M. Landforming: an environmental approach to hillside development, mine reclamation and watershed restoration. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2007. 354 p. ISBN 978-0-471-72179-6.
Managing and designing landscapes for conservation: moving from perspectives to principles. ISBN 9780470692400. URL:

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Programme B-RED Regional Development, full-time form, initial period WS 2016/2017
Field of study B-RD-SEDR Socioeconomic and Environmental Development of Regions, part-time form, initial period WS 2016/2017
Field of study B-RD-SEDR Socioeconomic and Environmental Development of Regions, full-time form, initial period WS 2016/2017
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