546-0090/02 – Assessment System of Environmental Impacts for Water Management (HUŽPVH)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits5
Subject guarantorRNDr. Alena Labodová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorRNDr. Alena Labodová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year1Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2006/2007Year of cancellation2012/2013
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
DAV30 Ing. Marcela Davidová, Ph.D.
LAB25 RNDr. Alena Labodová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Combined Credit and Examination 6+6

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Development of environmental degradation. approaches to environmental protection. Sustainable development. Preventive strategy and its tools. Environmental management

Teaching methods

Lectures
Seminars
Individual consultations
Tutorials
Project work

Summary

Environmental protection, pollution and degradation of environment. Changes in environment according to demographic, technical and social development, use of sources. Biodiversity. History of environmental protection. Sustainable development – definition, principles, documents. Preventative strategy. Suitable tools (EIA, environmental audits, CP/P2, LCA, ecolabelling, EMS, voluntary agreements).

Compulsory literature:

Web sources: www.wbcsd.org, www.unido.org, www.unepie.org, www.who.org, www.env.cz, www.cemc.cz, http://europa.eu.int/comm/environment/ipp/home.htm Various scientific journals ISO norms 14000, EMAS

Recommended literature:

Rydén, L., Migula, P., Anderson, M: Environmental Science: Understanding, Protecting and Managing the Environment in the Baltic Sea Region, Baltic University Press, 2003, 824p., ISBN 91-970017-0-8 Ecosystems and Human Well-being: General Synthesis (http://www.maweb.org/en/Synthesis.aspx)

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

The study of foreign literature.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Definitions – environment, environmental protection, ecology, environmental pollution and degradation. Changes in the environment according to demographic, social and technical development, resources use, renewable and non-renewable sources. Local, regional and global environmental pollution, assimilation capacity of nature. Global ecosystem, ecosystem services. Biodiversity, Convention on Biological Diversity, genetic banks. 2. History of environmental protection. Basic strategies, development in timeline, main features. Economical comparison of different environmental strategies. 3. Sustainable development – definition, principles, documents. Agenda 21. Scenarios of sustainable development (WBCSD) 4. Preventive strategy –principles, tools, proactive impact, win-win strategy and its advantages 5. EIA – principle, Czech legislation, time requirements, participants in EIA process, role of state administration, local administration and public. EIA experts – qualification requirements, formation of team for EIA process, methods for assessment. 6. Environmental audits – definition, legislation. Various types of environmental audit, differences and common signs, description of audit program and plan, participants. Auditors – qualification requirements, formation of team for audit. 7. Waste minimization, cleaner production. Definition, description of CP assessment project. Implementation in companies. Benefits of CP project for environment and economics of company. IPPC – principle, Czech legislation, BAT, BREF. 8. LCA 9. Environmental labels and declarations 10. Environmental management systems – definition, basic features, specifications. EMS certification – rules, possibilities, costs and benefits. Accreditation of certification bodies. EMAS and ISO 14001 - differences. Connection to other management systems (QMS, SMS, OHSAS etc.). EPI’s, ISO 14031.CSR 11. Voluntary agreements - reason, methodology, relation to the legislation, benefits. 12. Environmental economy – basic terms, economical tools for environmental protection, environmental accounting

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester, validity until: 2011/2012 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 33 (33) 0
                Other task type Other task type 33  0
        Examination Examination 67 (67) 0
                Written examination Written examination 30  0
                Oral Oral examination 37  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2011/2012 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (2102T006) Water Technologies and Water Management P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (2102T006) Water Technologies and Water Management K Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (2102T006) Water Technologies and Water Management P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (2102T006) Water Technologies and Water Management K Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (2102T006) Water Technologies and Water Management P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (2102T006) Water Technologies and Water Management K Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (2102T006) Water Technologies and Water Management P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (2102T006) Water Technologies and Water Management K Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (2102T006) Water Technologies and Water Management P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (2102T006) Water Technologies and Water Management K Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan

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