Course: Basics of Landscape Ecology

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Course title Basics of Landscape Ecology
Course code CBG/ZKE
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory, Compulsory-optional, Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Stacke Václav, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. + 2. Different approaches for defining the landscape. Landscape ecology x Geoecology x complex physical geography. 3. Landscape ecology and its status in the system of scientific disciplines. Anthropocentric, biocentric geosystem approach. 4. Vertical landscape structure. 5. + 6. Horizontal landscape structure. 7. Landscape and its dimensions. 8. + 9. Mass and energy flux in the landscape. 10. + 11. Landscape of the region and Czech Republic and its spatio-temporal evolution. 12. Didactic transformation of the landscape issues.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Students' portfolio, Group discussion, Task-based study method, Seminar classes, Self-study of literature, Lecture, Seminar
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 10 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 30 hours per semester
  • Practical training (number of hours) - 12 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
používat základní znalosti obecných ekologických principů (v rozsahu požadovaném předměty CBG/GEO1, GEO2, GEO3)
obecně posoudit problematiku životního prostředí v rozsahu učiva gymnázia
popsat charakteristiky dílčích složek krajinné sféry
professional skills
užívat základní fyzicko-geografickou terminologii
rámcově popsat vzhled krajiny v jednotlivých regionech ČR
aplikovat obecné znalosti fyzicko-geografických principů na konkrétních případech
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
definovat krajinnou ekologii
popsat krajinu a její složky
vysvětlit problematiku dimenzí v krajině
vysvětlit problematiku krajinných složek (matrice, enklávy, koridory)
professional skills
vysvětlit problematiku horizontální a vertikální struktury krajiny
ilustrovat základní procesy a toky látek a energií, probíhající v krajině
integrovat veškeré nabyté znalosti a dovednosti a diskutovat svůj názor na problematiku krajinné ekologie
znázornit vývoj krajiny a jejích složek v prostoru a čase
posoudit a hodnotit životní prostředí ČR a regionu
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Lecture
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Seminar
Task-based study method
Group discussion
Self-study of literature
Students' portfolio
Seminar classes
assessment methods
Oral exam
Skills demonstration during seminar
Individual presentation at a seminar
Recommended literature
  • Braniš, Martin; Pivnička, Karel. Úvod do studia životního prostředí. Praha : Karolinum, 1994. ISBN 80-7066-945-4.
  • Demek, J. : Nauka o krajině. Praha, SPN, 1983.
  • Demek, Jaromír. Vybrané kapitoly z krajinné ekologie. 1. vyd. Brno : Pedagogická fakulta Masarykovy univerzity, 1999. ISBN 80-210-2168-3.
  • Forman, Richard T. T.; Godron, Michel. Krajinná ekologie. null. Praha : Academia, 1993. ISBN 80-200-0464-5.
  • Janeček, M. aj. Ochrana zemědělské půdy před erozí. Praha: ISV nakladatelství, 2002.
  • Kopp, Jan. Nauka o krajině a životním prostředí : cvičení. 1. vyd. Plzeň : Západočeská univerzita, 2001. ISBN 80-7082-732-7.
  • Kostkan, Vlastimil. Územní ochrana přírody a krajiny v České republice. Praha : Ministerstvo životního prostředí, 1996.
  • Lipský. Krajinná ekologie pro studenty geografických oborů. PrahaKarolinum UK, 1996.
  • Ložek, Vojen. Příroda ve čtvrtohorách. Praha : Academia, 1973.
  • Míchal, Igor. Ekologická stabilita. null. Brno : Veronica, 1992. ISBN null.
  • Moldan, Bedřich. Životní prostředí České republiky : vývoj a stav do konce roku 1989. 1. vyd. Praha : Academia, 1990. ISBN 80-200-0292-8.
  • Naveh, Zev. Landscape ecology : theory and application : with 82 figures. 2nd ed. New York [etc.] : Springer-Verlag, 1994. ISBN 0-387-94059-6.
  • Roberts, Neil. The holocene : an environmental history. 2nd ed. Malden : Blackwell Publishing, 1998. ISBN 978-0-631-18638-0.
  • Sádlo, Jiří; Storch, David. Biologie krajiny : biotopy České republiky. null. Praha : Vesmír, 2000. ISBN 80-85977-31-1.
  • Seják, Josef. Základy udržitelné ekonomie přírodních zdrojů a životního prostředí. Vyd. 1. Ústí nad Labem : Univerzita Jana Evangelisty Purkyně, 2005. ISBN 80-7044-758-3.


Study plans that include the course
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Faculty of Education Geography in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education SS Teacher Training in Geography (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (16) Biology courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (16) Physics courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Land-use Planning (2016) Special and interdisciplinary fields 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Summer
Faculty of Education Chemistry in Education (17) Chemistry courses 3 Summer
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Summer
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (16) Physical education and sport 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics Economic and Regional Geography (2015) Geography courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Education SS Teacher Training in Geography (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education Chemistry in Education (16) Chemistry courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Education - (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Economics Economic and Regional Geography (2013) Geography courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Studies in Mathematics (17) Mathematics courses 3 Summer
Faculty of Economics Economic and Regional Geography (2017) Geography courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (16) Informatics courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Land-use Planning (2014) Special and interdisciplinary fields 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (17) Physics courses 3 Summer
Faculty of Education - (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Summer
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Summer
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Summer
Faculty of Education SS Teacher Training in Geography (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (17) Physical education and sport 3 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Training Teachers of Mathematics at Higher Secondary Scholls (2016) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
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Faculty of Education Studies in Mathematics (16) Mathematics courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (17) Informatics courses 3 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Training Teachers of Mathematics at Higher Secondary Scholls (2016) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Land-use Planning (2017) Special and interdisciplinary fields 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Health Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education SS Teacher Training in Geography (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (17) Biology courses 3 Summer