546-0421/05 – Preventive Techniques in Environmental Protection (PTOZP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Jana Kodymová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Jana Kodymová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year3Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2008/2009Year of cancellation2015/2016
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KOD009 Ing. Jana Kodymová, 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+1
Combined Credit and Examination 9+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Modern approaches to environmental protection including economical relations

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:

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) ISO norms 14000 EMAS

Recommended 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

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

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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

Combined form (validity from: 2012/2013 Winter semester, validity until: 2015/2016 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
        Examination Examination 67  34
        Exercises evaluation Credit 33  17
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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2014/2015 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R022) Waste Treatment and Disposal K Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R022) Waste Treatment and Disposal K Czech Most 3 Compulsory study plan
2013/2014 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R022) Waste Treatment and Disposal K Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2013/2014 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R022) Waste Treatment and Disposal K Czech Most 3 Compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R022) Waste Treatment and Disposal K Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R022) Waste Treatment and Disposal K Czech Most 3 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R022) Waste Treatment and Disposal K Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R022) Waste Treatment and Disposal K Czech Most 3 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R022) Waste Treatment and Disposal K Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R022) Waste Treatment and Disposal K Czech Most 3 Compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R022) Waste Treatment and Disposal K Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R022) Waste Treatment and Disposal K Czech Most 3 Compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R022) Waste Treatment and Disposal K Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R022) Waste Treatment and Disposal K Czech Most 3 Compulsory study plan

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