Course detail

Landscape Restoration and Stability

FAST-CS053Acad. year: 2017/2018

Types of the landscape, human influence on the landscape, main reasons of anthropogenic damage of the landscape
Devastation of the landscape during mining activities and its reclamation
Classification of reclamation, biotechnical reclamation, agricultural and forestry reclamation, new trends in reclamations in CR.
Ecological stability, landscape stability, territorial systems of ecological stability.
Landscape conservation.
Restoration of landscape aqueous systems, restoration of small water courses in the landscape,
subsidies programs for CZ.

Department

Institute of Landscape Water Management (VHK)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student gains basic knowledge of landscape ecology, landscape restoration, landscape stability, territorial systems of ecological satbility and restoration of landscape aquatic systems.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of natural science subjects

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Introduction to landscape ecology. Nomenclature. Natural landscape
2. Cultural landscape. Ecological stability. Landscape stability
3. - 4. Character of area devastated by mining. Ways and phases of recultivation. Biotechnical phase of reclamation. Agricultural reclamation, plants. Forestry reclamation, suitable wood species. Other ways of reclamation.
5. Landscape restoration. Territorial systems of ecological stability.
6. Urban sprawl, low impact development. Landscape conservation.
7. River landscape. Wetlands, pools and other water elements in the landscape. Evaluation of river restoration, maintenance, problems.
8. Subsidies programs, examples of restoration from CR and foreign countries.

Aims

Basic knowledge of landscape ecology, natural and cultural landscape, impact of human activities, landscape restoration, landscape stability, territorial systems of ecological satbility
Restoration of aquatic systems of the landscape

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-P-C-MI Master's

    branch X , 1. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch V , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional

  • Programme N-P-E-SI (N) Master's

    branch V , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch V , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

seminars

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer