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Mining and Remediation - MO550P28
Title: Těžby a rekultivace
Guaranteed by: Institute for Environmental Studies (31-550)
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Actual: from 2009 to 2012
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 4
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/1, Ex [HT]
Capacity: 60
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Note: enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: RNDr. Mgr. Petr Rojík, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): RNDr. Mgr. Petr Rojík, Ph.D.
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Requirements to the exam - Czech
Last update: RNDr. Jolana Tátosová, Ph.D. (18.01.2012)

Zkouška se skládá z písemné a ústní části. Písemná část se provádí formou testu. Při dosažení požadovaného počtu bodů v testu zkouška pokračuje ústní částí, při níž má student jednak prokázat znalosti předmětu, jednak schopnost diskutovat a řešit konkrétní problém (zpravidla jde o simulaci nějaké situace v praxi).

Syllabus -
Last update: Marek Hovorka (26.04.2002)

1. Mineral resources and environment.

2. Restoration and reclamation of land.

3. Restoration of aquatic systems.

1. Geology of mineral resources: Igneous processes, metamorphic processes, sedimentary processes, weathering processes.

Minerals from the sea.

Environmental impact of mineral development.

Geology of oil and gas.

Geology and distribution of uranium.

Fossil fuel (coal) and surface mining.

Problems of abandoned mines.

Degradation and destruction of ecosystems.

Renewable energy resources, recycling resources.

2. Relation between land mined and reclaimed.

Natural components of the landscape.

Restoration criteria.

Reclamation of land for agricultural purpose, forestry and recreational purpose.

Ecosystem creation, functions of new ecosystems, self-regulation systems.

Hazardous waste management, abandoned disposal sites.

3. Planning and evaluating aquatic ecosystem restoration.

Stresses on rivers and streams.

Fluvial restoration.

Approaches to floodplain management.

Loss of wetlands, restoration opportunities, controversies aboutthe success of restoration.

References:

Dawson G.W.-Mercer B.W.(1986): Hazardous waste management.

National Research Council (US) (1992):Restoration of aquatic ecosystems.

Landreth R.E. et al. (1991):Design and construction of RCRA/CERCLA Final covers.

 
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