Course: Environmental Geology

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Course title Environmental Geology
Course code KPV/4GEO2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Blažková Miroslava, doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Geology as a part of environmental sciences 2. Geological hazards 3. Field geology (in situ) 4. Geomorphology 5. Environmental geochemistry 6. Essential geophysics 7. Environmental geophysics 8. Geothermal energy 9. Natural resource extraction and its influence to Environment 10. Natural resources of the Czech Republic 11. Geomaterials (Man and stone) 12. Endangered lithosphere 13. Geology and global climate changes 14. Geological legislation

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes
EG studies the "geological environment" from the point of view how it is utilized by man and consequently protected. The content of the subject is focused on understanding the "geological environment" in details, on providing the knowledge about the applied geological science and corresponding legislation


Assessment methods and criteria
Recommended literature
  • Blažková, M. Geologie a životní prostředí. MŽP CR 1996.. 1996.
  • BLAŽKOVÁ,M. Environmentální geologie - přednášky 2008. 2000.
  • KULAL Z., REICHMANN, F. Horninové prostředí České republiky jeho stav a ochrana. , 2000..
  • Woodcock,N. Geology and Environment in Britain and Ireland.Glasgow Bell and Bain Ltd.1994..
  • www stránky.á encyklopedie 2007 - on line.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Environment Waste Management (C_4) Ecology and environmental protection 1 Winter