Course syllabus RRTVOKA - Landscape Design and Protection in English (FRDIS - SS 2014/2015)

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
Landscape Design and Protection in English
Course title in English:
Landscape Design and Protection in English
SS 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: bachelor
Course type:
Type of delivery:
usual, consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction:
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Ing. Alice Kozumplíková, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Ilja Vyskot, CSc. (supervisor)
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)
Conventions on landscape management (allowance 2/2)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
lecture42 h
42 h
preparation for exam
28 h
preparation of presentation
18 h
elaboration of reports10 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
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Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Biodiversity and conservation: critical concept in the environment. New York: Routledge, 2009. 483 p. Critical concepts in the environment. ISBN 978-0-415-45654-8.

FORMAN, R T T. Landscape Ecology. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1986. 619 p. ISBN 0-471-87037-4.
GREEN, D R. Landscape ecology and geographic information systems. London: Taylor & Francis, 1993. 288 p. ISBN 0-7484-0252-7.
TURNER, M G. -- GARDNER, R H. -- O''NEILL, R V. Landscape ecology in theory and practice : pattern and process. New York: Springer, 2001. 401 p. ISBN 0-387-95122-9.
The dynamic landscape: design, ecology, and management of naturalistic urban planning. London ;: Spon Press, 2004. 332 p. ISBN 0-415-25620-8.
LAPIN, M. -- MATEJKA, F. Bioclimatology and Water In The Land. Strečno: FMFI, Comenius University Bratislava, 2006. 110 p. ISBN 80-89186-12-2.
BURROUGHS, W J. Climate change in prehistory: the end of the reign of chaos. 1st ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. 356 p. ISBN 0-521-82409-5.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-RDE-SEDRE Socioeconomic and Environmental Development of Regions, full-time form, initial period WS 2014/2015
Course listed in previous semesters:
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Last modification made by Bc. Vít Karber on 12/03/2014.

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