Course: Seminar in Hydrology

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Course title Seminar in Hydrology
Course code KGG/SEHY
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-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
Content of seminaire is to construct hydrological thematic map, including text comments, and map of river network density according to area. Knowledge from following issues are deepened: hydrography of basin and characteristics of river network, measuring units of runoff, tools used in hydrology, water regime of rivers, construction of exceeding value line, regime of extreme flows, floods, flood control and landscape structure, temperature regime of lakes, hydrology of continents. Part of seminaire is excursion into slected water damm.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Work with Text (with Book, Textbook)
  • Semestral Work - 8 hours per semester
  • Excursion - 6 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 20 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Main objective of this seminaire is to explain relations in hydrology and using theoretical hydrology knowlegdges in own practice research.
Explain relations in hydrology, deepen active knowledge.
Knowledge within the scope of compulsory subjects that precede this subject in the study plan.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance, Seminar Work

Construction of map "River network density according to area" including text comments.
Recommended literature
  • Herber, V., Suda, J. (2001). Cvičení z fyzické geografie I. Hydrologie. Plzeň: Západočeská Univerzita.
  • Julien, P. Y. (2002). River Mechanics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Kříž. V., Kupčo, M., Sochorec, R. (1979). Měření průtoků. Praha: Hydrometeorologický ústav.
  • Netopil, R. (1972). Hydrologie pevnin. Praha: Academia.
  • Otevřel, O. (1970). Přístroje užívané hydrologickou službou. Praha: Hydrometeorologický ústav.
  • Řehánek, T., Kříž, V. (2002). Cvičení z hydrologie. Ostrava: PřF OU.
  • Strahler, A., Strahler, A. (2006). Introducing Physical Geography. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

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 2 Winter
Faculty of Science Geography (1) Geography courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Science Environmental studies and sustainable development (1) Geography courses 3 Winter