546-0719/03 – Field Training in Ecology (TCvEkN)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits1
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Jiří Kupka, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Jiří Kupka, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year1Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2013/2014Year of cancellation2014/2015
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BOU01 Ing. Tomáš Bouchal, Ph.D.
KUP73 doc. Ing. Jiří Kupka, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 0+5
Part-time Credit 0+5

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Practical field exercise consists of the following areas: (a) an introduction to selected environmental problems of post-industrial respectively post-mining landscapes in the field; (B) demonstration of significant natural phenomena and communities of post-industrial respectively post-mining landscapes in the field; (c) the issue of nature and landscape conservation of post-industrial and post-mining landscapes; (d) the preparation of field work.

Teaching methods

Terrain work

Summary

Field Training in Ecology is focused on practical experiences, ecological research methods and evaluating the results. Field works are organized in post-industrial landscape, respectively in post-mining landscape. The practice is carried out by sub-field work under the guidance of staff of the Institute.

Compulsory literature:

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 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

Recommended literature:

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 HENDRY G. A. F. and J. P. GRIME (Eds.) Methods in Comparative Plant Ecology. A Laboratory Manual. London: Chapman and Hall, 1993. 252 p. ISBN 10: 0412462303

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Other requirements

Field engagement book, final report

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Field works within model biocoenoses and ecosystems (forests, meadow, wetland, water etc.). Determination of plant and animal species in the field. Ecological conditions and characteristics. Data collection and evaluation. Settings of conclusions.

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2013/2014 Summer semester, validity until: 2014/2015 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation Credit 85  85
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2014/2015 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2013/2014 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2013/2014 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2013/2014 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan

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