546-0494/01 – Methods of Ecosystem Studies (MSE)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits3
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Jiří Kupka, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Jiří Kupka, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year1Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2007/2008Year of cancellation2013/2014
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KUP73 doc. Ing. Jiří Kupka, Ph.D.
CHO46 Mgr. Iva Melčáková, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 1+1
Combined Graded credit 6+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Students are familiar with basic approaches in the study of ecosystems. They know the main aspects of scientific work in the field and can work with the obtained field data. They are generally able to anticipate possible conflicts of interest between nature conservation and the investor and propose appropriate measures.

Teaching methods

Seminars
Experimental work in labs
Project work
Terrain work

Summary

Common information about methods and procedures for complex study of ecosystems and the landscape. Methods of ecological importance of ecosystems are aimed for biotopes and organisms of open air.

Compulsory literature:

SALA, O. E., R. B. JACKSON, H. A. MOONEY and R. W. HOWARTH (Eds.) Methods in Ecosystem Science. Springer, 2000. 421 p. ISBN 978-1-4612-1224-9 SPELLERBERG, I. F. Monitoring Ecological Change. New Zealand: Lincoln University, 2005. 412 p. ISBN 9780521527286 SOUTHWOOD, T. R. E. and P. A. HENDERSON Ecological Methods. Wiley-Blackwell, 2000. 575 p. ISBN 10: 0632054778 LINDDENMAYER, D. B. and G. E. LIKENS Effective Ecological Monitoring. Routledge, 2010. 184 p. ISBN 10: 1849711453

Recommended literature:

STEVENS, M. H. A Primer of Ecology with R. Springer, 2009. 401 p. ISBN-13: 978-0387898810 TOWNSEND, C. R., M. BEGON, M. and J. L. HARPER, J. L. Essentials of Ecology. Wiley-Blackwell, 2008. 532 p. ISBN-13: 978-1405156585 SCHWOERBEL, J. Methods of Hydrobiology (Freshwater Biology). Elsevier, 210 p. ISBN 978-0-08-006604-2 PEDROTTI, F. Plant and Vegetation Mapping (Geobotany Studies). Springer, 2013. 294 p. ISBN-13: 978-3642302343

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Student Project Assessment.

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Student Project Assessment.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Biological indicators. 2. Study of plants communities. 3. Study of subterranean invertebrates communities . 4. Study of of water invertebrates. 5. Study of vertebrate. 6. Biological monitoring.

Conditions for subject completion

Combined 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
Graded exercises evaluation Graded credit 100 (100) 0
        Other task type Other task type 100  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2012/2013 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Most 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Most 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Most 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Most 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Most 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan

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