Subject description - A0B02ZIP

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A0B02ZIP 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.
5 Food, 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
BPOI1 Computer Systems V
BPOI_BO Common courses V
BPOI3 Software Systems V
BPOI2 Computer and Information Science V
BPKYR1 Robotics V
BPKYR_BO Common courses V
BPKYR3 Systems and Control V
BPKYR2 Sensors and Instrumentation V
BPKME1 Communication Technology V
BPKME5 Komunikace a elektronika V
BPKME_BO Common courses V
BPKME4 Network and Information Technology V
BPKME3 Applied Electronics V
BPKME2 Multimedia Technology V
BPEEM1 Applied Electrical Engineering V
BPEEM_BO Common courses V
BPEEM2 Electrical Engineering and Management V
BMI(ECTS) Manager Informatics V
BWM(ECTS) Web and Multimedia V
BIS(ECTS) Intelligent Systems V
BSI(ECTS) Software Engineering V

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