546-0316/01 – Nature Conservation (OPP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits5
Subject guarantorIng. Hana Švehláková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Jiří Kupka, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year2Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2004/2005Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KRE71 Ing. Hana Švehláková, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 12+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

a) understanding the importance of nature, landscape and monument protection b) ability to apply knowledge from natural sciences (biology, ecology,and also geology, geomorphology, etc.) in nature and landscape protection c) the ability to perceive the landscape as a natural and cultural phenomenon, to predict its development, to propose its management and use

Teaching methods

Lectures
Tutorials
Project work
Terrain work

Summary

Students will get acquainted with the issues of nature and landscape protection, including cultural aspects of its development. They will get detailed information about the development of European landscape types, basic environmental and ecological problems, biodiversity, evolution and ecological succession. Attention will also be focused on the basic biological communities of the Czech landscape, rare, invasive and expansion species of plants and animals. Students will also gain an overview of the basic legal norms that affect the protection of nature and monuments and understand the complexity of the problems associated with nature protection and environmental issues. An essential part of the course are field work and exercises.

Compulsory literature:

WILSON, E. O. a J. ŽĎÁREK. Rozmanitost života: umožní poznání zákonů biodiverzity její záchranu? Praha: NLN, 1995, edice 21, sv. 7 PRIMACK, R. B. Essentials of Conservation Biology. Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. 603 p. VAN DYKE, F. Conservation Biology: Foundations, Concepts, Applications. Springer, Dordrecht, 2008. 478 p. ISBN 978-1-4020-6891-1 WEBER, E.Invasive Plant Species of the World: A Reference Guide to Environmental Weeds.2003. CAB International Publishing, Wallingford.

Recommended literature:

CAVE, C. and NEGUSSIE, E. World Heritage Conservation: The World Heritage Convention, Linking Culture and Nature for Sustainable Development. London : Routledge, 2017. 312 p. PULLIN, A.S. Conservation Biology. Cambridge University Press, 2002. 358 p. BANDARIN, F. and R. VAN OERS (eds.). The Historic Urban Landscape: Managing Heritage in an Urban Century. Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. 262 p. LOMBORG, B. The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the Real State of the World. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.2001.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Preparation and presentation of semester work and their control: 1) Overview and brief description of small protected areas in the place of residence. 2) Overview and brief characteristics of cultural monuments in the place of residence.

E-learning

Other requirements

processing semester work

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Global environmental issues, historical context. 2. Concept nature conservation. 3. Legislative framework of the nature conservation in the Czech Republic.‎ 4. International conventions, initiatives and programs in nature conservation. 5. International non-governmental nature conservation organizations. 6. Geodiversity and conservation. 7. Biodiversity and conservation. 8. Endangered ecosystems in the world and in the Czech Republic. 9. Introduction to conservation. 10. Development of protection of cultural monuments in the world and in the Czech Republic. 11. The state conservation, related legislation, the concept preservation of cultural monuments. 12. International conventions, institutions and organizations in the protection of monuments, the issue Cultural tourism. 13. Endangered monuments in the world and in the country. 14. Historic Parks and Gardens - the historical context in the world, Europe and Czech Republic.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2012/2013 Winter 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) 17
                Project Project 20  0
                Other task type Other task type 13  0
        Examination Examination 67 (67) 18
                Written examination Written examination 27  0
                Oral Oral examination 40  0
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