Course: The natural systems of the Earth

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Course title The natural systems of the Earth
Course code CBG/PSYZ
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Mentlík Pavel, Doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
This course includes these items: introduction to Earth systems (endogenic and exogenic),time and spatial scale of natural processes during Quaternary, natural hazards and their connections with humankind.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Lecture with visual aids
  • Contact hours - 24 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 30 hours per semester
professional knowledge
Fundamental knowledge of Physical Geography.
learning outcomes
Students are able to distinguish fundamental Earth systems. They can define nature of Earth systems in context of endogenic and exogenic processes in various levels. Students are able to explain changes of natural processes in context of environmental changes during Quaternary. They recognize basic connections between Earth systems and humankind.
teaching methods
Lecture with visual aids
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
assessment methods
Combined exam
Recommended literature
  • Demek, J. Obecná geomorfologie. 1982.
  • Demek, J. Teoretická geografie: Určeno pro posl. fakult přírodověd. a pedagog.. 1984.
  • DEMEK, Jaromír. Nauka o krajině. 1983.
  • HUGGETT, Richard J. Fundamentals of geomorphology [online].. 2003.
  • MCGUIRE, Bill, KILBURN, Christopher a MASON, Ian. Natural hazards and environmental change.. 2002.
  • STRAHLER, Alan H. a STRAHLER, Arthur Newell. Introducing physical geography.. 2006.

Study plans that include the course
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