Course: Protection of the Population, Towns and Villages

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Course title Protection of the Population, Towns and Villages
Course code KGG/OOMO
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Exercise
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
  • Halásová Olga, Mgr.
Course content
1) Introduction 2 ) The operation of rescue services in the Czech Republic - after 1997 3 ) Crisis management 4 ) Legislation and extreme events ( flood zones in the zoning plan, municipalities , flood tax) 5 ) Insurance and extreme events 6 ) Effects of hydrological extremes 7 ) The impact of geomorphological extremes 8 ) The effects of seismicity (volcanic activity ) 9) Olomouc - floods in 1997 , 2006, Master Plan - measures 10) An expert from City Hall 11 ) Roundtable - Presentation of seminar papers 12 ) Roundtable - Presentation of seminar papers

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
  • Homework for Teaching - 20 hours per semester
  • Semestral Work - 15 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Subject approaching basic knowledge of selected natural phenomena in the local resp . regional scale. A further possible measures to reduce their impact on the population, cities and municipalities.
Training systematic and comprehensive thinking and practices in crisis situations. Assessing the situation. Analysis and synthesis of lessons learned - theory versus practice.
Knowledge within the scope of compulsory subjects that precede this subject in the study plan.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written exam, Seminar Work

Credit requirements : submission and presentation of the essay Examination Requirements : knowledge in lectures and recomended literature
Recommended literature
  • Brázdil, R. et al. (2007). Vybrané přírodní extrémy a jejich dopady na Moravě a ve Slezsku. Brno: Masarykova univerzita.
  • KOUKAL, Z., POŠMOURNÝ, K. (2005). Přírodní katastrofy a rizika. Edice PLANETA 2005 odborný časopis pro životní prostředí, MŽP. Roč. XII., č.3..
  • Tolasz, R. et al. (2007). Atlas podnebí Česka: Climate atlas of Czechia. Praha: Český hydrometeorologický ústav.

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 3 Winter