546-0928/02 – Landscape Ecology (KrEkoD)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Barbara Stalmachová, CSc.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Barbara Stalmachová, CSc.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementOptional
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2002/2003Year of cancellation2011/2012
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesDoctoral
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 Examination 20+0
Part-time Examination 20+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Studium, pochopení, aplikace, využití, vyhodnocení a výzkum v oblasti nových poznátků v krajinné ekologii

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


The subject is intended for doctoral students having rather deep knowledge of ecology, whose work is concerned with landscape issues. The subject contains conceptions and principles of ecological landscape research. Landscape structure. Patches of land. Corridors. Matrix and networks. Landscape dynamics. Natural processes in a landscape. Geomorphology. Soil development. Biotic component in a landscape. Natural disturbance. Human activities in landscape development. Flows and interactions in a landscape. Movement of plants and animals. Landscape ecological stability. Landscape typology. Types of landscapes in Central Europe. Cultural and industrial landscapes. Devastated landscape. Landscape assessment methods. Landscape process modelling. Landscape planning and management.

Compulsory literature:

Jürgen Schultz (2005): The Ecozones of the World. The Ecological Divisions of the Geosphere. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. ISBN 978-3-540-20014-7 (Print) 978-3- 540-28527-4 (Online). David G. Green, Nicholas Klomp, Glyn Rimmington, Suzanne Sadedin (2006): Complexity in Landscape Ecology. Springer Netherlands. ISBN 978-1-4020-4285-0 (Print) 978-1-4020-4287-4 (Online). Ajith Perera, Lisa Buse, Thomas Crow (2006): Forest Landscape Ecology. Springer New York. ISBN 978-0-387-34242-9 (Print) 978-0-387-34280-1 (Online).

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Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

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Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2002/2003 Winter semester, validity until: 2012/2013 Summer semester)
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2010/2011 (P2102) Mineral Raw Materials (2102V009) Processing P Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2010/2011 (P2110) Geological Engineering (2101V003) Geological Engineering K Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2010/2011 (P3904) Engineering Ecology (3904V012) Environment Protection within Industry K Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2010/2011 (P3904) Engineering Ecology (3904V012) Environment Protection within Industry P Czech Ostrava Optional study plan

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