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Environmental issues, background examples and solutions - MO550P111E
Title: Environmental issues, background examples and solutions
Guaranteed by: Institute for Environmental Studies (31-550)
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Actual: from 2020
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 5
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:4/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
For 4EU+ students: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Note: enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: RNDr. Petra Horká, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): prof. RNDr. Tomáš Cajthaml, Ph.D.
prof. Mgr. Ing. Jan Frouz, CSc.
RNDr. Petra Horká, Ph.D.
RNDr. Jan Hovorka, Ph.D.
prof. Mgr. Jiří Reif, Ph.D.
Last update: RNDr. Petra Horká, Ph.D. (30.09.2022)
The subject will show several examples of environmental issues important in central European area such as land restoration after mining, agriculture and its environmental impact, protection of biodiversity, eutrofization and acidification of waters, emerging pollutants, and air pollution. Each block will include introduction to some basic subject necessary for understanding the problem, then overview of problem its origin and possible solution. The subject is suitable for students who have at least a basic knowledge of biology and ecology.
Requirements to the exam
Last update: prof. Mgr. Ing. Jan Frouz, CSc. (10.12.2013)

written test

Last update: prof. Mgr. Ing. Jan Frouz, CSc. (10.12.2013)

Introduction in soil and ecosystem biology I

Soil and ecosystem biology II

Soil restoration as basis for restoration of post mining land

Agriculture and forestry its impact on ecosystem processes

Population biology and conservation biology

Protection of species

Landscape protection

Socioeconomic conflicts in nature protection

Introduction to hydrology and hydrobiology

Water acidification and eutrofization

Organic chemistry

New emerging pollutants

Atmospheric science

Example of recent atmospheric pollution in central Europe sources and solutions

Entry requirements
Last update: prof. Mgr. Ing. Jan Frouz, CSc. (10.12.2013)

There are no specific requirements

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