Course: Documentation of natural heritage II

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Course title Documentation of natural heritage II
Course code UHV/MF082
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
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
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • ZAPLETAL Miloš, doc. Ing. Dr.
Course content
1. Collection of environmental information and assessment of the effectiveness of protected areas. The purpose of tracking changes. 2. Spatio-temporal scale proportional change tracking. Life cycle, territory, area of ??distribution. Documentation. Accurate localization. The use of GPS. 3. Track Changes. Changes in abiotic conditions. Changes mozaikovitosti habitat (map, aerial photo, RS - remote sensing). 4. Changes in species composition, structure and physiognomy of the vegetation (species inventory, biomass, age structure). Changes in the abundance and distribution of species frequency. 5. Monitoring and documentation of changes in species composition and physiological changes. Health monitoring (defoliation of trees). 6. Indications pollutants. Indication of nutrients and pollutants in the environment. Accumulation of toxic elements. Bryophytes. Sphagnum moss. 7. Changes in population structure. Demographic indicators. Age structure, mortality. Territoriality. Mozaikovitost cover. 8. Changes in the community. Habitat change. Changes in the landscape. Landscape mosaic. Matrix, corridors, surfaces. Categories cover. CORINE land-cover. Land use categories (land use). Remote sensing (aerial and satellite images). 9. Assessment of forest health by remote sensing. Changes in forest damage porostů.Využití remote sensing and geographic information systems in the documentation of the natural heritage. 10. Monitoring in conservation. National system of monitoring plots in small protected areas. Program of monitoring large protected areas. 11. International agreements in the area of ??documentation and protection of the natural heritage. Ecological networks in Europe. 12. Designing protected areas. Ecosystem management and ecological restoration.

Learning activities and teaching methods
  • unspecified - 2 hours per semester
Recommended literature
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  • Moldan, B.:. Příroda a civilizace - životní prostředí a rozvoj lidské civilizace.. Praha, 1997.
  • Primack, R.B., Kindlmann, P., Jersáková, J.:. Biologické principy ochrany přírody.. Praha, 2001.
  • Primack,R.B., Kindlmann, P., Jersáková, J. Úvod do biologie ochrany přírody.. Praha, 2001.
  • Seják, J., Cudlín, P., Pokorný, J., Zapletal, M. et al. Hodnocení funkcí a služeb ekosystémů České republiky.. Ústí nad Labem, 2010.
  • Spellerberg, I., F.:. Monitorování ekologických změn.. Brno, 1995.
  • Storch, D., Mihulka, S.:. Úvod do současné ekologie.. Praha, 2000.
  • Tuček, J.:. Geografické informační systémy. Principy a praxe.. Praha, 1998.
  • Wilson, E.O.:. Rozmanitost života.. Praha, 1995.
  • Zapletal, M.:. Ecomuseum as a tool for preservation of traditional ecological knowledge and practices for sustainable development of landscape. In: Ecomuseum 2012. Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Ecomuseums, Community Museums and Living Communities (Lira, S., Davis, P. et al. (Eds.)).. Barcelos, 2012.
  • Zapletal, M. Systémová dokumentace sbírek. Modulární systém studijních programů na vysokých školách v Moravskoslezském kraji a jeho realizace - CZ.04.1.03/3.2.15.2/0250.. Opava, 2007.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava Environmental Monitoring (2) Ecology and environmental protection 2 Summer