Course syllabus Z15-0011-B - Hydropedology (FZKI - WS 2017/2018)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Horticulture and Landscape Engineering
Course unit code: Z15-0011-B
Course unit title: Hydropedology
Level of study: 1.
Course supervisor: prof. Ing. Dušan Igaz, PhD.
Supervising department: Department of Biometeorology and Hydrology (FZKI)
Semester: Landscape Engineering - bachelor (required), 3. semester
Landscape Engineering - bachelor (required), 3. semester
Teaching hours per week: 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods : Lectures 26 lessons
Seminars 26 lessons
Semestral work 20 lessons
Individual work 84 lessons
Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning): full-time, attendance method, part-time, attendance method
Mode of completion and ECTS credits allocated: Exam (6 credits)
Prerequisites for registration: none
 
Assesment methods :
written test, protocols

To obtain A student has to obtain at least 93 points, for the evaluation B at least 86 points, for C at least 79 points, for the evaluation D at least 72 points, and for E evaluation, at least 64 points. Student receives credit for the subject in the case of evaluation from A to E.
 
Objectives and learning outcomes of the course unit:
In the subject of Hydropedology, students will acquire basic knowledge about regularities of the soil forming, its properties and functions, the relationship between soil and water, and the processes of water movement in the soil-plant-atmosphere system.
 
Course contents:
- Soil forming processes, factors and laws affecting soil formation
- Soil functions, soil classification and systematics
- Basic physical and hydrophysical characteristics of the soil
- Statics and dynamics of soil water
- Hydrolimits
- Water infiltration into the soil
- Water balance in the soil
- Soil management
 
Recommended or required reading:
Basic:
ANTAL, J. Agrohydrológia. Nitra : VŠP, 1996. 160 p. ISBN 80-7137-321-4.
ANTAL, J. Agrohydrológia. 3rd ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2003. 168 p. ISBN 80-8069-141-X.
ANTAL, J. -- IGAZ, D. Aplikovaná agrohydrológia. 4th ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2006. 209 p. ISBN 80-8069-669-1.

Recommended:
Kutílek, M.: Vodohospodárska pedológie, Praha, SNTL ALFA, 1978.

 
Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 189

ABCDEFX
11,1 %12,7 %21,7 %19,6 %28,6 %6,3 %
Name of lecturer(s): Ing. Elena Aydin, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Dušan Igaz, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
 
Supervisor signature and last modification: 1. 2. 2017


Last modification made by Ing. Helena Barošková on 02/01/2017.

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