546-0696/02 – Landscape Water (VvK)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits5
Subject guarantorIng. Jitka Chromíková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Jitka Chromíková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year3Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2020/2021Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor, Follow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
HAJ21 Ing. Jitka Chromíková, Ph.D.
DVO203 Ing. Tomáš Dvorský, Ph.D. Paed.IGIP
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

Students gain knowledge in hydropedology, runoff conditions, water balance, hydrological balance of the river basin, needs and principles of proposals for irrigation, drainage and anti-erosion measures. Knowledge of the principles of designing hydromelioration structures.

Teaching methods

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Tutorials

Summary

The aim of the course is to introduce students to the basic functions of water in the landscape. It also introduces the needs and principles of proposals for irrigation, drainage and anti-erosion measures. Students are also acquainted with the legislative measures in the field of water protection.

Compulsory literature:

ONES, J. Global Hydrology: Processes, Resources and Environmental Management. Harlow: Pearson Prentice Hall, 1997. ISBN 0-582098610 KUTILEK, M. and D. NIELSEN Soil Hydrology, Catena Verlag, Germany, 1998. ISBN 3923381263 LAL, R. Soil Quality and Soil Erosion, CRC Press: Boca Raton, USA, 2018. ISBN 9780203739266 AZHAR, A. H., ASHRAFF, C. N., AHMED, M. Modern Irrigation Techniques and Technologies Efficient Utilisation of Scarce Water Resources. VDM Verlag Dr. Müller GmbH, 2011. ISBN 9783639364590 LAYCOCK, A. Irrigation systems: design, planning and construction. Wallingford, UK: CABI, 2011. 9781845938741

Recommended literature:

JULIEN, Pierre Y. River mechanics. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2018, 499 s. ISBN 978-1-107-46277-9 MCCOOL, D.K. and WILLIAMS, J.D. Soil Erosion by Water. In Encyclopedia of Ecology; Jørgensen, S.E., Fath, B.D., Eds.; Academic Press: Oxford, UK, 2008. ISBN 978-0-08-045405-4. MORGAN, R.P. Soil Erosion and Conservation; John Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, NJ, USA, 2005. ISBN 978-1-405-14467-4. NEWBOLD Ch., HONNOR J., BUCKLEY K. Nature Conservation and the Management of Drainage Channels, Association of Drainage Autorities, London, 1989. ISBN 0-86139-581-6

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Continuous knowledge of students during the semester is verified by submission of properly calculated examples.

E-learning

Other requirements

Required participation in the exercises. Submission of properly calculated examples.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Introduction - water and its physico-chemical properties, the role of water in the landscape. 2. Water balance and hydrological balance of the river basin. 3. Water elements in the landscape - springs, wetlands, peat bogs, watercourses, ponds and reservoirs. 4. Revitalization and land reclamation in relation to water bodies. 5. Importance and history of irrigation, basic terms, use of irrigation 6. Types of irrigation - supplementary, fertilizers, special 7. Water demand for irrigation - calculation of irrigation quantity, data for irrigation design, source of irrigation water 8. Landscape drainage, causes of waterlogging and history of drainage 9. Main and detailed drainage equipment, 10. Special drainage equipment 11. Erosion - erosion prediction, universal USLE soil loss equation and its modification 12. Water erosion - its causes, forms, consequences, erosion control 13. Wind erosion - its causes and consequences, anti-erosion measures 14. Legislation.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2020/2021 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 33  17
        Examination Examination 67  18
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Required attendance at exercises. Credits are awarded based on submission of properly calculated examples.

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