546-0342/06 – Current State and Development of Environment in Czech Republic (SVŽP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits3
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Iva Janáková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Iva Janáková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year1Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2015/2016Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
PEC06 doc. Ing. Iva Janáková, Ph.D.
MUD0002 Ing. Jaroslav Mudruňka, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+0
Part-time Credit and Examination 8+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 2020 Prague: Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic, 2020. ISBN 978-80-87770-68-9.ISBN 978-80-87770-73-3. 2020. [online] https://www.cenia.cz/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Report_Env_CZE_2019.pdf The European environment — state and outlook 2020 : Knowledge for transition to a sustainable Europe. 2020. [online]. https://www.eea.europa.eu/soer/publications/soer-2020

Recommended literature:

ISSAR: Information System for Statistics and Reporting provides statistical information about state and trends of the environment in the Czech Republic.[online]. Praha: https://issar.cenia.cz/en/. US EPA - Database IRIS (EPA´S Integrated Risk Information System US EPA, Office of Health and Environmental assessment). Briggs, D., Corvalán, C., Nurminen, M, 1996 _ Linkage methods for environmental and health analysis - general guidelines, WHO/EHG/95.26, Geneva

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.

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Other requirements

Studium of professional literature and monitoring of current information on the individual components of the environment.

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

Part-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Summer semester, validity until: 2020/2021 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 33  20
        Examination Examination 67  51 3
Mandatory attendence participation: Na základě odpřednášené problematiky, studenti zpracují seminární práci na aktuální zadané téma z oblasti životního prostředí.

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Conditions for subject completion and attendance at the exercises within ISP: Compensation for the mandatory participation in the ISP will be the compilation of a seminar paper. Examination is conducted only in the form of attendance.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2023/2024 (B0712A290001) Waste Management and Mineral Processing OH P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2023/2024 (B0712A290001) Waste Management and Mineral Processing OH K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2023/2024 (B0712A290001) Waste Management and Mineral Processing OH K Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan
2022/2023 (B0712A290001) Waste Management and Mineral Processing OH K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2022/2023 (B0712A290001) Waste Management and Mineral Processing OH K Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan
2022/2023 (B0712A290001) Waste Management and Mineral Processing OH P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2021/2022 (B0712A290001) Waste Management and Mineral Processing OH P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2021/2022 (B0712A290001) Waste Management and Mineral Processing OH K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2021/2022 (B0712A290001) Waste Management and Mineral Processing OH K Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (B0712A290001) Waste Management and Mineral Processing OH K Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (B0712A290001) Waste Management and Mineral Processing OH K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (B0712A290001) Waste Management and Mineral Processing OH P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0712A290001) Waste Management and Mineral Processing OH P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0712A290001) Waste Management and Mineral Processing OH K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0712A290001) Waste Management and Mineral Processing OH K Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan

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2021/2022 Summer
2020/2021 Summer
2019/2020 Summer