546-0446/04 – Landscape Reclamation and Regeneration (RaRKraj)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Barbara Stalmachová, CSc.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Barbara Stalmachová, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation2022/2023
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor, Follow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
STA35 doc. Ing. Barbara Stalmachová, CSc.
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 8+8

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. Students will acquire knowledge of landscape ecology, reclamation practices. 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

Terrain work


The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the kinds of anthropogenic degradation of landscapes with a focus on mining and indistriální landscape with the principles of restoration of functional use of individual landscape segments affected by industrial activities. Students are acquainted with modern trends in the development of reclamation technology. Another benefit and skill of the graduates of the subject lies in the practical familiarization with the various technologies of rehabilitation of the area in practice. Students can determine and use individual tree species in remediation and reclamation practice. Students will get a practical view of the problems of remediation and reclamation technologies for individual types of land, they will be able to decide for the appropriate solution due to the character of the land and the required utilization of the reclaimed area.

Compulsory literature:

DRIESSEN, P.M., KONIJN, N.T. Land-use Systems Analysis. Wageningen Agric. 1992. ALMO f. Principles and methods in landcape ecology. Springer Dordrecht. 2006. FRANCE R.L. AT ALL. Handbook of Regenerative Landscape Design. CRC Press 2007. ISBN 978-0-8493-9188-0 STALMACHOVÁ B., SIERKA E. Managed succession for reclamation of postmining landscape. Technická univerzita v Košiciach. Košice 2014. ISBN 978-80-553-1852-3.

Recommended literature:

MANSOURIAN S., VALLAURI D., DUDLEY N. Forest Restoration in Landscapes. Springer New York. 2005. SIERKA E., STALMACHOVÁ B., PIERZCHALA L., CHMURA D. Environmental and social-economic importance of subsidance reservoirs. Ben – Technická literatura, Praha 2012. TRESS, B., TRESS, G., FRY, G., OPDAM, P. From landscape research to landscape planning: Aspects of integration, education and application. Springer. Amsterdam, 2005. INDIVIDUAL PAPERS PUBLISHED IN FOLLOWING JOURNALS: Landscape and Urban Planning, Land Use Policy, Landscape Ecology.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Credit and Exam During the semester there will be discussions about topics being taught in lectures, in exercises there will be control in the form of tests and by semester project on the topic of landscape reclamation.


Other requirements

Active participation in seminars, proven successful processing of individual tasks, regularly entered in the semester.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Introduction, basic concepts. 2. The importance of rehabilitation as a process of restoration of disturbed biosphere. 3. The concept of reclamation. 4. Regarding the selection of optimal methods of reclamation. 5. Implementation of reclamation. 6. Solution mining technical. 7. The influence and effects of mining on agricultural land resources. 8. Technical reclamation. 9. Biological reclamation: Biological reclamation of Agriculture, Forestry Biological reclamation. 10.Water Reclamation. 11.Special methods of reclamation. 12.Basic laws and regulations. 13. The knowledge of trees, shrubs and herbs for reclamation. 14. Alien plant species.

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Summer semester, validity until: 2022/2023 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  17
        Examination Examination 67  34 3
Mandatory attendence participation: Credit and Exam Determination of shrubs and trees according to buds oral Exam - answers to two questions from the set of questions

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Conditions for subject completion and attendance at the exercises within ISP: The scope of teaching is the same as for full-time and combined study students with the use of study supports and as part of consultations (dates to be agreed with the teacher). To obtain credit, a written test and determination of tree species by buds. Oral exam, according to the range of questions, from which the student answers two questions.

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