546-0967/01 – Applied Ecology Biosphere Protection (AEOB)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Barbara Stalmachová, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Vojtech Dirner, CSc.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementOptional
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2006/2007Year of cancellation2010/2011
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
DIR40 prof. Ing. Vojtech Dirner, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 20+0
Part-time Credit and Examination 20+0
Distance Credit and Examination 20+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the course is to acquaint students with environmental issues. Realizing different approaches to solving environmental problems and to identify best practices. Students will be able to provide information for to work with practice, demonstrate and evaluate a general overview of the issue. Comparing the different approaches and compare them with practice.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


Study of basic ecological connections related to individual-species-population-community. Interaction of biogenic components of nature in these systems: lithosphere-pedosphere-hydrosphere-atmosphere-phytosphere-zoosphere-micro-organosphere including entropicalanthropical influences. Methods of negative effects minimalization. Ecosystems, their principles, trophic structure, energy flows and substance cycles. Future of a man and biosphere.

Compulsory literature:

Friedman, B.: Environmental ecology. The ecological effects of pollution, disturbance and other stresses. Secon edition. California (USA), Academic Press, San Diego, 1995. Forman, R.T.T., Wilson, E.O.: The ecology of Landscapes and Regions. Cambrige University Press, 1995. 652s. ISBN 0521479800 Gliessman s. R.,: Agroecology. Ecological processes in sustainable agriculture. Lewis publishers 2000. McPherson G.R., DeStephano S.,: Applied ecology and natural resource management. Cambridge Univ.Press 2003. Molles, M.C., Ecology: Concepts and applications. McGraw Hill, 509 pp. Newman E.I.,: Applied Ecology & Environmental Management. Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2001. Ricklefs R. E. a Miller G. L.,: Ecology. Freeman and Co., New York 1999. Sanderson,J., Harris,L.D.: Lanscape ecology. CRC Press LLC. Boca Raton, Florida. 246p. Smith T., Smith R.L.: Elements of Ecology. Pearson Educ. Inc., 658 pp. ISBN: 0-321-41029-7.

Recommended literature:

Buckley, G.P.: Biological Habitat Reconstruction. New Jersey , John Wiley and Sons Ltd., 1989, 224 s. ISBN 1852930586. Scheffer M.: Critical Transitions in Nature and Society. Princeton University Press 2009.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

- seminární práce - průběžná písemná kontrola


Other requirements


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:


Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester, validity until: 2012/2013 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (145) 51
        Examination Examination 100  0
        Exercises evaluation Credit 45  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2010/2011 (P3904) Engineering Ecology (3904V012) Environment Protection within Industry K Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2010/2011 (P2102) Mineral Raw Materials (2102V009) Processing K Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2009/2010 (P2102) Mineral Raw Materials (2102V009) Processing P Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2009/2010 (P2102) Mineral Raw Materials (2102V009) Processing K Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2008/2009 (P2102) Mineral Raw Materials (2102V009) Processing K Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2008/2009 (P2102) Mineral Raw Materials (2102V009) Processing P Czech Ostrava Optional study plan

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