Course: Introduction to Ecology

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Course title Introduction to Ecology
Course code KPV/ZEK
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Anděl Petr, doc. RNDr. CSc.
Course content
The aim of this subject is to take up with basic universal laws of enviromentalism as source branch neccesary for understood problems of protection emviroment. Basic method is conforntation procces and patterns of ecosystem and human society activities, finding analogies and differences and theyr interpretation. It´s kept to the system aproach and curiculum for description biological systems ( definition, structure, energy flow, circulation of matter, proccedinr, development ). Universal teoretical parts are ever completed by practical case studies, which includes known actual discused topics. The subject is centered first of all on gain teoretical basic for orientation in enviroment problems.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing)
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
  • Semestral paper - 12 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 20 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of this subject is to take up with basic universal laws of enviromentalism as source branch neccesary for understood problems of protection emviroment. Basic method is conforntation procces and patterns of ecosystem and human society activities, finding analogies and differences and theyr interpretation. It´s kept to the system aproach and curiculum for description biological systems ( definition, structure, energy flow, circulation of matter, proccedinr, development ). Universal teoretical parts are ever completed by practical case studies, which includes known actual discused topics. The subject is centered first of all on gain teoretical basic for orientation in enviroment problems.
Theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the field.
Prerequisites
General orientation in the subject.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written exam

The course is held in Czech language, the requirements are stated in the Czech version.
Recommended literature
  • Statistické ročenky životního prostředí České republiky. Ministerstvo životního prostředí.
  • Anděl, P. Ochrana životního prostředí. TU, Liberec, 2005.
  • Begon, M., Harper, J.L. et Townsend, C.R. Ekologie - jedinci, populace a společenstva. Olomouc, 1997.


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