Subject description - AE0B02ZIP

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AE0B02ZIP Environmental Science Extent of teaching:2+0s
Guarantors:Bálek R. Roles:V Language of
Teachers:Bálek R. 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 Laws. Civilization on the Earth. Degradation of the Environment.
3. People and World?s Geography. Human Population.
4. Industrial Civilization.
5. Air and Air Pollution. Climate Change.
6. Water. Soil. Forestry.
7. Strategy of Sustainable Development. Environmental Economy.
8. Toxicology and Human Health.
9. Sustaining Biodiversity.
10. Energy Resources.
11. Food Resources.
12. Solid and Hazardous Waste.
13. Physical Factors of Environment. Mechanical and Electrical Fields.
14. Thermal and Light Comfort. Ionizing Radiation.

Exercises outline:


1. Miller, G.T.,Spoolman S.: Living in the Environment 18e. ISBN-13: 9781285197210
ISBN-10: 1285197216, 2015
2. Wright R.T., Boorse D.: Environmental Science: Toward a Sustainable Future, ISBN 0321811291 (ISBN13: 9780321811295). 2014
3. Global Environmental Outlook, GEO4, Environment for Development. UNEP, 2007
4. Europe's environment - The fourth assessment,
5. Haberle G.:Umwelttechnik fur Schule und Beruf. Verlag Europa-Lehrmittel, Nourney, Vollmer GmbH&Co.,42781 Haan-Gruiten Germany 2000


oral examination, case study (5 pages)



ecology, environment, sustainable development

Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
BEKME1 Communication Technology V
BEKME5 Komunikace a elektronika V
BEKME_BO Common courses V
BEKME4 Network and Information Technology V
BEKME3 Applied Electronics V
BEKME2 Multimedia Technology V
BEEEM1 Applied Electrical Engineering V
BEEEM_BO Common courses V
BEEEM2 Electrical Engineering and Management V
BEKYR1 Robotics V
BEKYR_BO Common courses V
BEKYR3 Systems and Control V
BEKYR2 Sensors and Instrumentation V
BEOI1 Computer Systems V
BEOI_BO Common courses V
BEOI3 Software Systems V
BEOI2 Computer and Information Science V

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