Course: Biogeography - Zoogeography

« Back
Course title Biogeography - Zoogeography
Course code KBI/P421
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Hajer Jaromír, doc. RNDr. CSc.
  • Kubát Karel, doc. RNDr. CSc.
Course content

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes
Biogeography is an integrative discipline that unites concepts and information from ecology, physical geography, plant and animal biology as well as evolutionary biology. The course of biogeography will acquaint students with the distribution patterns of wild animals and plants and the factors that determine these patterns. Students by the end of this course, will be able to use ecological and biogeographical terminology; be able to map the distribution and describe the nature of earth´s major terrestrial biomes and be able to explain the variety and ever-changing nature of the geographic ranges and areas of living organisms.


Assessment methods and criteria
Recommended literature
  • Buchar J. Základy zoogeografie. SPN. Praha. 1983.
  • Culek a kol. Biogeografické členění ČR. ENIGMA. 1995.
  • Culek M. Biogeografické členění České republiky II. díl. AOPK ČR, Praha.
  • Ložek V. Příroda ve čtvrtohorách. Academia Praha.. 1973.
  • Opatrný E. Zoogeografie. SPN Praha.. 1983.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Biology (A14) Biology courses 2 Summer