Course: Physical Geography 2

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Course title Physical Geography 2
Course code KGI/FYGE2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Exercise
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Brus Jan, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1 Geomorphology - definitions, classification 2 Geomorphology - exogenous processes and shapes (fluvial, periglacial) 3 Geomorphology - exogenous processes and shapes (aeolian, marine and biogenous) 4 Geomorphology - endogenous processes and shapes (vulkanické a strukturní) 5 Geomorphology - research methods and data sources 6 Pedogeography - definitions 7 Pedogeography - processes, factors, soil types, BPEJ 8 Pedogeography - research methods and data sources 9 Biogeography - definitions 10 Biogeography - processes, factors, classifications 11 Biogeography - research methods and data sources

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming)
Learning outcomes

Define the main ideas and conceptions of the subject, describe the main approaches of the studied topics, recall the theoretical knowledge for solution of model problems.
Prerequisites
unspecified
KGI/FYGE1

Assessment methods and criteria
Mark, Oral exam, Written exam, Seminar Work

Student has to prove the knowledge of the subject topics.
Recommended literature
  • Bezvodová, B., Demek, J., Zeman, A. (1985). Metody kvarterně geologického a geomorfologického výzkumu. Praha: SPN.
  • Burel, F., Baudry, J. (2003). Landscape Ecology : Concepts, Methods, and Applications. Enfield: Science Publishers, Inc.
  • Culek, M. (2003). Biogeografické členění České republiky. II. díl. Lelekovice: Agentura ochrany přírody a krajiny ČR.
  • Culek, M. (1996). Biogeografické členění České republiky. Praha: Engima.
  • Demek, J. (1987). Obecná geomorfologie. Praha: Academia.
  • Horník, S., Buzek. L. et al. (1986). Fyzická geografie II. . Praha: SPN.
  • Huggett, R. (2003). Fundamentals of geomorphology. London : Routledge.
  • Kodešová, R. (2005). Modelování v pedologii. ČZU Praha.
  • Kozák, J. (2002). Pedologie. ČZU Praha.
  • Minár, J., Trizna, M. (eds.). (1999). Teoreticko-metodologické problémy geografie, príbuzných disciplín a ich aplikácie. Bratislava: Univerzita Komenského.
  • Smolová, I., Vítek, J. (2007). Základy geomorfologie : vybrané tvary reliéfu. Olomouc: Vydavatelství UP.
  • Strahler, A. (2003). Introducing Physical Geography. New York : John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Strahler, A., Strahler, A. (2004). Laboratory Manual for Physical Geography. Hoboken (NJ, USA): John Wiley & Sons.
  • Summerfield, M. A. (1991). Global Geomorphology : An Introduction to the Study of Landforms. New York: Longman Scientific and Technical.
  • Valla, M. a kol. (2004). Peodologické praktikum. ČZU Praha.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Geoinformatics and Geography (1) Geography courses 3 Winter