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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Ecology - MB170P75
Title: Ekologie
Czech title: Ekologie
Guaranteed by: Department of Ecology (31-162)
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Actual: from 2019
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 3
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/0 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Guarantor: doc. RNDr. Linda Nedbalová, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): prof. RNDr. Tomáš Herben, CSc.
doc. RNDr. Linda Nedbalová, Ph.D.
Attributes: K bakal. zkoušce uč. biologie
Modul Ekologie a evoluce
Incompatibility : MB160P08
N//Is incompatible with: MB160P08
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The science of ecology. Definition and relationship to evolutionary biology and environmental sciences. Conditions and resources. The match between organisms and their environments. Tolerance, optimum, ecological niche. Basic differences among terrestrial and water ecosystems. Life tables. Net reproductive rate, intrinsic rate of increase, generation time, reproductive value. Growth of individual populations. Stability, unstable thresholds; population dynamics in nature; exponential and logistic growth, oscillatory stability and instability, population cycles. Interspecific interactions. Competition, predation, mutualism. Communities. Species diversity, stability, disturbance. Islands, areas and colonization. Ecosystems. The flux of energy and the flux of matter. Man and biosphere. Global changes of environment.
Literature -
Last update: doc. RNDr. Linda Nedbalová, Ph.D. (23.10.2019)

Colin R. Townsend, Michael Begon, and John L. Harper. Essentials of Ecology, 3rd ed. 2008, Wiley-Blackwell

Requirements to the exam -
Last update: doc. RNDr. Linda Nedbalová, Ph.D. (23.10.2019)

Written exam.

We expect that students will go through:


(*) topics presented at lectures (see the syllabus)

(*) the book Townsend et al. (in recommended literature)

(*) papers discussed during the lectures


Syllabus - Czech
Last update: prof. RNDr. Tomáš Herben, CSc. (10.02.2014)

viz přiložené soubory.

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