542-0916/01 – Reclamation of Regions Affected by Mining (RÚPT)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Mining Engineering and SafetyCredits0
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Jindřich Šancer, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Vlastimil Hudeček, CSc.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementOptional
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction1996/1997Year of cancellation2010/2011
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesDoctoral
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 20+0
Part-time Credit and Examination 20+0
Distance Credit and Examination 20+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the course is to teach students theoretical training for designing a plan for remediation and reclamation of land affected by mining. Within the course, the student will first be acquainted with the applicable legislation related to the topic, then theoretically discuss the various types of remediation and reclamation, including work carried out in the various stages of reclamation. The student will learn to create a plan of remediation and reclamation according to applicable legislation, including the creation of a work schedule, setting the price of reclamation work and a proposal for the creation of a financial reserve. The graduate of the course should be able to design suitable types of reclamation and identify their strengths and weaknesses.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Individual consultations

Summary

The content of the course is to acquaint students with the consequences of mining activities on the affected areas in underground and opencast mining and the possibilities of remediation and reclamation of these areas. Within the course, the student will be acquainted with the current legislation related to the topic, then theoretically discuss the various types of remediation and reclamation, including work carried out in the various stages of reclamation work. In the practical part of the course, real plans for remediation and reclamation will be consulted first, then students will prepare a plan for remediation and reclamation for a model site using theoretical experience and current price lists of guide prices for construction and reclamation work.

Compulsory literature:

SPITZ, Karlheinz a John TRUDINGER. Mining and the environment: from ore to metal. 2nd edition. Leiden, The Netherlands: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2019]. ISBN 978-0-8153-7899-0. TRIPATHI, Nimisha, Raj Shekhar SINGH a Colin D. HILLS. Reclamation of mine-impacted land for ecosystem recovery. Chichester: Wiley Blackwell, [2016]. ISBN 978-1-119-05790-1. Surface mining environmental monitoring and reclamation handbook. c1983. ISBN 0-444-00791-1.

Recommended literature:

HUMMEL, Martin. Mining and environment. Ostrava: VŠB - Technical University of Ostrava, 2005. ISBN 80-248-1008-5. STALMACHOVÁ, Barbara a Edyta SIERKA. Managed succession in reclamation of postmining landscape. Ed. 1st. Košice: Technická univerzita v Košiciach, 2014. ISBN 978-80-553-1852-3.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Other requirements

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1.

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester, validity until: 2012/2013 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (145) 51
        Examination Examination 100  0
        Exercises evaluation Credit 45  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2009/2010 (P2111) Mining (2101V009) Mining P Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2009/2010 (P2111) Mining (2101V009) Mining K Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2008/2009 (P2111) Mining P Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2008/2009 (P2111) Mining P Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2008/2009 (P2111) Mining K Czech Ostrava Optional study plan

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