546-0429/03 – Monitoring Systems (MS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Mgr. Eva Pertile, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Mgr. Eva Pertile, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2008/2009Year of cancellation2013/2014
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
PER34 doc. Mgr. Eva Pertile, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+1
Part-time Credit and Examination 6+3

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Knowledge rendered after completion of the course: Do the themes of which have been prepared outline of the subject. Inputs of pollutants into the individual components of the environment, transport, environment and its influence, transformation. Skills rendered after completion of the course: They can present the results of individual work and learn the basics of searching information sources and processing in the form of research.

Teaching methods

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Other activities


Entrances of pollutants to the single components of environment, transport in environment and his interferences, transformations. Influences pollutants on quick organisms and contrivance these influences. Risk rating connected with present pollutants in life environment. Possibilities restricted entry of pollutants to the environment and their elimination from environment. Basic group pollutants in single components of environment. Method research and monitoring pollutants.

Compulsory literature:

COCKERHAM, L. G., SHANE, B. S.: Basic Environmental Toxikology, CRC Press, Boca Raton 1994. EVANGELOU, V.P.: Environmental Soil and Water Chemistry: Principles and Applications. Wiley Interscience FRANCIS, B. M.: Toxic Substance in the Environment, J. Wiley and Sons, New York 1994. WIERSMA, G. B. Environmental monitoring. Boca Raton: CRC Press, c2004. ISBN 1-56670-641-6.

Recommended literature:

ČASOPISY, např.: Earth System Monitoring (U. S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration).

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Basic concern is focused on the pollution of north part of the silesian region. Students also have to work up final report based on research project concerning on soil and water pollution in different fields. Graduation of this subject is finished by presentation of achieved results.



Other requirements



Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

The primary objective of this course is to study inputs of pollutants into the environment, their transport, interaction, research methods and their monitoring.

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.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2012/2013 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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