546-0524/01 – Pedology and Hydropedology (PePH)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Lenka Urbancová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Lenka Urbancová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2011/2012Year of cancellation2017/2018
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
SOT0013 Ing. Naděžda Šotková
CMI0007 Ing. Lenka Urbancová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the Subject is to direct students to understand the soil development process, the determination of soil types. Students understand the chemical and physical processes in soils, they will be able to determine basic soil types edaphon, understand and analyze human influences on the soil ecosystem.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Tutorials
Experimental work in labs
Terrain work

Summary

Soil science - its status and development tasks. Soil and its characteristics. Weathering processes. Pedogenic processes. Mineral phases in soils. Natural organic matter in soils. Physical properties of soils. Chemical properties of soils. Sorption properties of soils. Biological properties of soils. Edaphon. Humus, humification processes. Diagnostic soil horizons. Soil Classification - basic principles used systems. Horizontal and vertical zonality soils. Soil Sampling and field survey soil. Analyses of soils. Map data in soil science. Basics hydropedology. Soil water. Soil hydrolimity. Water regime in the unsaturated zone. Methods of measuring soil moisture. Methods for sampling soil water. Soil erosion. Erosion control measures.

Compulsory literature:

T. Biswas, S Mukherjee, TEXTBOOK OF SOIL SCIENCE. Formerly Head, Division of Soil Science and Agricultural, Chemistry, IARI, New Delhi, Formerly Vice-Chancellor, Calcutta and Kalyani University, ISBN: 9780074620434

Recommended literature:

DUCHAUFOUR, P. (1997): Pedogenése et classification. Mason, Paris, New York, 488 pp.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

to elaborate Semestral work

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Soil science - its status and development tasks. Soil and its characteristics. Weathering processes. Pedogenic processes. Mineral phases in soils. Natural organic matter in soils. Physical properties of soils. Chemical properties of soils. Sorption properties of soils. Biological properties of soils. Edaphon. Humus, humification processes. Diagnostic soil horizons. Soil Classification - basic principles used systems. Horizontal and vertical zonality soils. Soil Sampling and field survey soil. Analyses of soils. Map data in soil science. Basics hydropedology. Soil water. Soil hydrolimity. Water regime in the unsaturated zone. Methods of measuring soil moisture. Methods for sampling soil water. Soil erosion. Erosion control measures.

Conditions for subject completion

Conditions for completion are defined only for particular subject version and form of study

Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2017/2018 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3914R024) Landscape water management P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3914R024) Landscape water management P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3914R024) Landscape water management P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3914R024) Landscape water management P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2013/2014 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3914R024) Landscape water management P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3914R024) Landscape water management P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3914R024) Landscape water management P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

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