Course: Hydrology of World Ocean

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Course title Hydrology of World Ocean
Course code KGG/HYSOC
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional, Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Pavelková Renata, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Course provides information on selected hydrologic events and processes in the oceans, for example: ocean currents, chemical and physical characteristics of sea water, waves and tides. The seminar is also devoted to regional hydrology of oceans and to ocean conservation and pollution.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Work with Text (with Book, Textbook)
  • Attendace - 26 hours per semester
  • Semestral Work - 6 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the subject is to introduce students into the study of world ocean.
Explain issues of world ocean, deepen active knowledge.
Knowledge within the scope of compulsory subjects that precede this subject in the study plan.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance, Dialog, Seminar Work

Elaboration and presentation of assigned individual work.
Recommended literature
  • Arnell, N. (ed.). (2002). Hydrology and Global Environmental Change. Pearson Education.
  • Jones, J. A. A. (1997). Global Hydrology: Processes, Resources and Environmental Management. Longman.
  • Kukal, Z. et al. (1990). Základy oceánografie. Praha: Academia.
  • Thurman, H. V., Burton, E. A. (eds.). (2001). Introductory Oceanography. Prentice Hall.
  • Thurman, H. V., Trujillo, A. P. (2005). Oceánografie. Praha: Computer Press.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Regional Geography (2015) Geography courses - Summer
Faculty of Science Geography (1) Geography courses - Summer