546-0342/01 – Current State and Development of Environment in Czech Republic (SVŽP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits3
Subject guarantorIng. Miluše Hlavatá, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Miluše Hlavatá, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year2Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2005/2006Year of cancellation2008/2009
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
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HLA54 Ing. Miluše Hlavatá, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 2+0
Combined Credit 6+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The subject Current State and Development of the Environment in the CR aims to identify the historical context of pollution of the individual constituents of the environment and to clarify damage done to them. Next, methods of their monitoring and direct measuring, including evaluation of health risks, will be demonstrated.

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Summary

After completion of the „Current State and Development of Environment in Czech Republic“ students will understand the basic environmental processes , polluting agents, contamination of environment and its history.Basic information of monitoring, biomonitorig, evaluation of risk assessment.

Compulsory literature:

Report on the Environment in the Czech Republic in 2015, CENIA, Ministry of the Environment, Prague 2016, http://www.cenia.cz/web/www/web-pub-en.nsf/$pid/MZPMSFJOW3LK/$FILE/Zprava_ANJ.pdf

Recommended literature:

Briggs, D., Corvalán, C., Nurminen, M, 1996 _ Linkage methods for environmental and health analysis - general guidelines, WHO/EHG/95.26, Geneva US EPA - Database IRIS (EPA´S Integrated Risk Information System US EPA, Office of Health and Environmental assessment)

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Students will include the information acquired during a semester into their half-yearly presentations, which will react to the current topics related to the development of the environment constituents in the CR. The subject will be closed by granting a credit and by an examination.

E-learning

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Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Causes of environmental changes and influencing factors (settlements and migration of population, territorial distribution of population, demographic development) 2. Production and consumption (gross domestic product, people’s expenditures, employment, agriculture, industry, power engineering, building industry, transport, travel) 3. Waste, old ecological burdens, changes of climate 4. State and development of environment constituents - air (situation with emissions and immissions, operation of smog-warning and regulation systems, meteorological conditions) - water (hydrological and meteorological conditions, water quality, water use, water management, sources of pollution) - soil and rock environment - forests - nature and landscape (conservation of nature and landscape, Natura 2000, financial instruments to support conservation of nature and landscape) - physical field (state of the ozone layer over the Czech Republic, radiation situation, radon risk, noise, non-ionizing electromagnetic radiation and electric and magnetic field) 5. Environment and health (health state of the population, extraneous matter in the food chain) 6. Environmental policy tools (economic instruments, environmental expenditures, voluntary tools) 7. Environmental Impact Assessment – EIA/SEA and Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control – IPPC, integrated register of environmental pollution 8. Education, training, public education and work with the public in the sphere of environmental education

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
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Exercises evaluation Credit 85 (85) 0
        Project Project 20  0
        Written exam Written test 52  0
        Other task type Other task type 13  0
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2008/2009 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R022) Waste Treatment and Disposal K Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R022) Waste Treatment and Disposal K Czech Most 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R022) Waste Treatment and Disposal P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R022) Waste Treatment and Disposal P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2006/2007 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R022) Waste Treatment and Disposal P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2005/2006 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R022) Waste Treatment and Disposal P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan

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