Course syllabus RRZE - Introduction to Environmentalistics (FRDIS - WS 2014/2015)Help

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
Introduction to Environmentalistics
Course title in English:
Introduction to Environmentalistics
WS 2014/2015
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)
Level of course:
Course type:
Type of delivery:
usual, consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction: Czech
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Department of Environmentalistics and Natural Resources (FRDIS)
Faculty: Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies
Teachers: Ing. Helena Lorencová, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor)
prof. Ing. Ilja Vyskot, CSc. (examiner, lecturer, supervisor)
not Introduction to Environmentalistics in English
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The purpose of this course is to provide an interesting, accessible introduction to environmental science for students from a variety of backgrounds. Combining a broad, interdisciplinary approach that both natural sciences and human dimensions of environmental issues.
Course content:
The environment and sustainable development (allowance 2/2)
a.filosofy, strategy, koncept, EU a CR, sources, financial solutions

The history and development of environment - the human and landscape environment (allowance 2/2)
a.landscape development, strategic turning-points, development of environment components, strategic documents about landscape and environment care

Nature, landscape and environment of the Czech republic (allowance 2/2)
a.the state and conditions in CR, environmental limits, environment utilization in CR

Environment - conception - perception - typization - social perception od environment (allowance 2/2)
landscape environments, landscape typology, landscape functions, landscapes and regions, environmental state of regions

Environment - categorization, components and elements (allowance 2/2)
landscape diferentisation, functions of landscape components, elements of landscape formation

Analyses and evaluation of the environment - methods (allowance 2/2)
landscape potentials, limits, landscape planning, environmental analyses

Soil and soil environment (allowance 2/2)
soil determination and categorization in CR, usage of soil sources, care about soil, connection with regional development, legislation

Athmosphere and climate (allowance 2/2)
climate in CR, climate and weather factors, connection with regional development, legislation, public administration

9.Water in landscape and environment (allowance 2/2)
water resources and water management, usage of water resources, connection with regional development, legislation and public administration

Degradation and erosion of the environment (allowance 2/2)
degradation and devastation of environment, erosion impacts, connection with regional development, legislation and public administration

Biota and bioproduction in the environment (allowance 2/2)
primary production as a main environmental source, usage of biomas, applications in agriculture, forestry and sustainable environment

Landscape protection and management (allowance 2/2)
a.strategy, koncept and methods of the care on the nature and landscape, connection with regional development, legislation and public administration

Funds, programmes and projects of the care on the environment, nature and landscape (allowance 2/2)
a.resources and methods - EU, CR, resorts, territorial programmes and projects

EU operational programmes - Operational Programme Environment - aplication in CR (allowance 2/2)
a.EU and CR - strategy, koncept, international connection

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
lecture28 h
practice28 h
20 h
preparation for exam
24 h
preparation of presentation10 h
writing of seminar paper30 h
140 h
Assessment methods:
Inclusion on the base of overhanded semestral work. Test exam of lectured subject matter amplified of monographed information.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement typeDaily attendance
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Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Development and perspectives of landscape ecology. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 498 p. ISBN 1-4020-0919-4.
FORMAN, R T T. -- GODRON, M. Krajinná ekologie. 1st ed. Praha: Academia :, 1993. 583 p. ISBN 80-200-0464-5.
Statistická ročenka životního prostředí České republiky 2005: Statistical environmental yearbook of Czech republic 2005. 1st ed. Praha: Ministerstvo životního prostředí ČR, 2005. 473 p. ISBN 80-7212-360-2.
Col. Zákon o ochraně přírody a krajiny: komentář. 2nd ed. V Praze: C.H. Beck, 2007. 590 p. ISBN 978-80-7179-585-8.
Zákon 114/92 Sb. O ochraně přírody a krajiny.1992.
DUVIGNEAUD, P. -- MEZŘICKÝ, V. Ekologická syntéza. 1st ed. Praha: Academia, 1988. 414 p.

LIPSKÝ, Z. Sledování změn v kulturní krajině. Učební text pro cvičení z předmětu Krajinná ekologie. Kostelec nad Černými lesy: Lesnická práce, 2000. 71 p. ISBN 80-213-0643-2.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-ITS-IDSA International Development Studies, full-time form, initial period WS 2014/2015
Course listed in previous semesters: WS 2020/2021, WS 2019/2020, WS 2018/2019, WS 2017/2018, WS 2016/2017, WS 2015/2016 (and older)
Teaching place: Brno

Last modification made by Bc. Vít Karber on 01/06/2015.

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