Subject description - A0M02ZIP

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A0M02ZIP Environmental Science Extent of teaching:2+0s
Guarantors:  Roles:V Language of
Teachers:  Completion:ZK
Responsible Department:13102 Credits:2 Semester:Z


Attention is devoted to the basis of ecology, to the growth of human population, to the capitalization of energy and to other resources of the biosphere. The pollution of water, soil, and air together with a waste treatment is evaluated. The impact of mechanic, electric, magnetic fields and chemical components to environment is also discussed. Economy, law and morality in relation to environment are dealt with.

Study targets:

To encrease ecological literacy and development of thinking on environmental topics.

Course outlines:

1. Environmental survey of the Czech Republic and of the World.
2. Environmental problems, their causes. Science, ecological principles.
3. Ecosystems.
4. Climate. Sustaining biodiversity.
5Food, soil, forestry and pest management.
6. Environmental hazards and human health.
7. Air pollution.
8. Climate change. Ozone depletion.
9. Water resources. Water pollution
10. Nature treasure. Nonrenewable and renewable energy. Energy efficiency.
11. Waste management.
12. Noise and vibration.
13. Electrical fields. Ionizing radiation.
14. Thermal and light comfort.

Exercises outline:


1. Miller, G.T., Spoolman S.: Living in the Environment 18e. ISBN 13: 978-1-337-09415-3, 2018
2. Wright R.T., Boorse D.: Environmental Science: Toward a Sustainable Future, ISBN13: 9780321811295, 2014
3. Myers N., Spoolman S.: Environmental Issues and Solutions. ISBN-13:978-1-4354-6232-8, 2014
4. Global Environmental Outlook, GEO4, Environment for Development. UNEP, 2007
5. Europe's environment - The fourth assessment
6. Haberle G.:Umwelttechnik fur Schule und Beruf. Verlag Europa-Lehrmittel, Nourney, Vollmer GmbH&Co.,42781 Haan-Gruiten Germany, 2000
7. Report on the Environment of the Czech Republic, Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic, Prague, 2017.


oral examination, case study (5 pages)



ecology, environment, sustainable development

Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
MPBIO1 Biomedical Informatics V
MPBIO2 Biomedical Engineering V
MPIB Common courses V
MPKME1 Wireless Communication V
MPKME5 Systems of Communication V
MPKME4 Networks of Electronic Communication V
MPKME3 Electronics V
MPKME2 Multimedia Technology V
MPEEM1 Technological Systems V
MPEEM5 Economy and Management of Electrical Engineering V
MPEEM4 Economy and Management of Power Engineering V
MPEEM3 Electrical Power Engineering V
MPEEM2 Electrical Machines, Apparatus and Drives V
MPKYR4 Aerospace Systems V
MPKYR1 Robotics V
MPKYR3 Systems and Control V
MPKYR2 Sensors and Instrumentation V

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