Course: Environmental Economic Geography

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Course title Environmental Economic Geography
Course code KGE/EEG
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Kopp Jan, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
- Establishment, development and object of study in environmental economic geography. - Environmental History. Environmental movement and politics. - Organic farming and environmental context of the market for agricultural products. - Environmental impacts of mining and quarrying. - Environmental trends in waste management. - Sustainable development of settlements. Transportation in cities. Care of water in cities. - Environmental aspects of international trade and transport. - Revitalization of the built-up area. - Renewable energy and potential of the territory. - Sustainable tourism. - EIA - an assessment of the impact of buildings on the environment.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Project-based instruction, Discussion, Students' portfolio, Task-based study method, Seminar classes, Individual study, Textual studies, Seminar
  • Individual project (40) - 35 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 50 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 10 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 42 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
to explain basic knowledge of economic geography within the scope of the bachelor's degree.
professional skills
to evaluate the quality of the environment of the territory on the basis of elementary indicators.
general eligibility
N/A
N/A
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
to explain the impacts of economic activities on the environment in a geographical context
to know current examples of tools that eliminate the negative impacts and develop considerate methods of land management.
professional skills
to be able propose measures to support the sustainable development of society
to know to assess the impacts of economic activities on the environment at local, regional and global levels
general eligibility
N/A
N/A
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Seminar
Task-based study method
Textual studies
Project-based instruction
Individual study
Students' portfolio
Discussion
Seminar classes
professional skills
Task-based study method
Project-based instruction
Individual study
Lecture
Students' portfolio
Lecture with visual aids
Skills demonstration
Field trip
general eligibility
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Lecture
Seminar classes
Field trip
assessment methods
professional knowledge
Oral exam
Individual presentation at a seminar
Project
Test
professional skills
Oral exam
Individual presentation at a seminar
Project
Skills demonstration during seminar
general eligibility
Oral exam
Project
Individual presentation at a seminar
Recommended literature
  • Anderson, David A. Environmental economics and natural resource management. 4th ed. London : Routledge, 2013. ISBN 978-0-415-64096-1.
  • Clark, Gordon L.; Feldmann, Maryann P.; Gertler, Meric S. The Oxford Handbook Economic Geography. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000. ISBN 0-19-823410-4.
  • Condon, Patrick M. Seven rules for sustainable communities : design strategies for the post-carbon world. Washington : Island Press, 2010. ISBN 978-1-59726-665-9.
  • Daniel, Jan. Enviromentální historie České republiky = Enviromental history of the Czech Republic. 1. vyd. Brno : Masarykova univerzita, 2013. ISBN 978-80-210-6663-2.
  • Daniels, Thomas L. The environmental planning handbook : for sustainable communities and regions. 2nd ed. Chicago : APA Planners Press, 2014. ISBN 978-1-61190-151-1.
  • De Molina, Manuel Gonzáles a Toledo, Víctor M. The Social Metabolism. A Socio-Ecological Theory of Historical Change.. London, 2014. ISBN 978-3-319-06357-7.
  • Neil M. Coe, Philip F. Kelly and Henry W.C. Yeung. Economic geography : a contemporary introduction. Wiley, 2013.
  • Rodrigue, Jean-Paul; Comtois, Claude; Slack, Brian. The geography of transport systems. London ; Routledge, 2006. ISBN 0-415-35441-2.
  • Šarapatka, Bořivoj. Pedologie a ochrana půdy. 1. vyd. Olomouc : Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, 2014. ISBN 978-80-244-3736-1.
  • Vlčková Jitka. Průvodce ochranou životního prostředí pro veřejnou správu. IREAS, o.p.s, 2008. ISBN 978-80-86684-49.


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