Course syllabus SNO - The Administrative Tool of Environmental Protection (FRDIS - WS 2013/2014)

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
The Administrative Tool of Environmental Protection
Course title in English:
The Administrative Tool of Environmental Protection
WS 2013/2014
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (4 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
master; master continuing
Course type:
Type of delivery: usual
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction: Czech
Course supervisor:
prof. Ing. Jan Mareček, DrSc., dr. h. c.
Course supervising department:
Faculty: Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies
Ing. Eva Krčálová, Ph.D. (instructor, lecturer)
Mgr. Ing. Gabrielle Machů, Ph.D., DiS. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Jan Mareček, DrSc., dr. h. c. (examiner, supervisor)
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
Provide to the students basic overview about execution of the Civil service during environment protection. Teach the students details of execution of the Civil service according to the single legal act in field of environment protection. Present basic principles of environment protection to the students, which are used by Civil service. Provide to the student basic skills to work with administrative decision.
Course content:
Environment a its components (allowance 2/1)
Basic terminology, principles and the aim of environment protection
Tools of environment protection

Right to information about environmental state (allowance 2/1)
Kinds of the environmental information
Request for providing of environmental information
Procedure of providing of environmental information by the Civil service

Environmental impact assessment (EIA) (allowance 2/1)
EIA process
c.Execution of the Civil service during EIA process

Integrated prevention and pollution control (IPPC) (allowance 2/1)
a.Terminology, principles
b.Process of integrated permit issue
Execution of Civil service in process of IPPC

Informative systems of environment protection (allowance 4/2)
Structure, role and aim of the systems
Execution of the Civil service in informative systems of environment protection

Execution of the Civil service during individual environment components protection (allowance 8/4)
a.Tools of air protection and execution of the Civil service during air protection
Ways of water protection and execution of the Civil service in water protection
Landscape and nature protection and execution of the Civil service in the field
Environmental damage

Waste management (allowance 4/2)
Terminology, hierarchy of waste treatment
Execution of the Civil service in relation to waste generators
Execution of the Civil service in relation to authorized persons
Execution of the Civil service during control of waste treatment

Prevention of environmental accident (allowance 2/1)
Environmental accident, preventive measures
Safety report and programme
Execution of the Civil service in the field of environmental accident prevention

9.Environmental pollution registers (allowance 2/1)
Environmental pollution registers in Czech Republic and EU
Role, aim and structure the registers
c.Execution of the Civil service in field of the environmental pollution registers

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
28 h
14 h
preparation for exam40 h
preparation of presentation15 h
writing of seminar paper
15 h
112 h
Assessment methods:
The course will successfully ended on the basis of credit, which will be given on the minimal attendance at the course seminars including at least 80 %. Another condition of the credit will be a seminar work and its defense. The examination of the course will consist of the two parts. The written part will include the test and the succesful passing the test will be the condition before the oral exam. The test have to be written at least 70 %. Examination test will contain 20 questions. Each question will be assessed by maximum of 5 points. The proportion of the final mark on the test and oral exam on the final assessment will be 70:30.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement typeDaily attendance
0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
DAMOHORSKÝ, M. et al. Právo životního prostředí. 3rd ed. C.H. Beck, 2010. 629 p. Právnické učebnice ;. ISBN 978-80-7400-338-7.
GUTH JARKOVSKÝ, J. -- JOHANISOVÁ, N. -- FILIPOVÁ, M. Ekonomické a správní nástroje ochrany krajinného rázu. 1st ed. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, Fakulta sociálních studií, katedra environmentálních studií, 2010. 126 p. ISBN 978-80-210-5245-1.
JÁNSKÝ, J. -- ŽIVĚLOVÁ, I. Některé aspekty ochrany životního prostředí v Jihomoravském kraji.  [CD-ROM]. In Úloha územných samospráv v regionálnom rozvoji. p. 1--9. ISBN 978-80-8083-916-1.
TUZA, J. -- ZAPLETALOVÁ, D. Ochrana životního prostředí a trvale udržitelný rozvoj v eu.  [CD-ROM]. In Medzinárodné vedecké dni 2008. p. 1527--1532. ISBN 978-80-552-0061-3.
KIELY, G. Environmental Engineering. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 1996. 20 p. ISBN 0-07-116424-3.
LAWRENCE, D P. Environmental impact assessment : practical solutions to recurrent problems.  Hoboken, N.J. 2003. ISBN 0471457221, 0471722022. URL:

RUSSO, M V. Environmental management: readings and cases. 2nd ed. Los Angeles: SAGE, 663 p. ISBN 978-1-4129-5849-3.
STERNER, T. Policy instruments for environmental and natural resource management. Washington: Resources for the Future, 2003. 504 p. ISBN 1-891853-13-9.
HILL, M K. Understanding environmental pollution: a primer. 2nd ed. Cambridge, UK ;: Cambridge University Press, 2004. 468 p. ISBN 0-521-52726-0.
Právní předpisy řešící ochranu životního prostředí ve sbírce zákonů

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Track VSP Public Administration, full-time form, initial period WS 2013/2014
Course listed in previous semesters:
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