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
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
seminar2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 6
Semester: Landscape Engineering - bachelor (required), 3. semester
Landscape Engineering - bachelor (required), 3. semester
Level of study: 1.
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.
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:
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.

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

Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 209

11,0 %12,0 %21,1 %20,6 %29,2 %6,1 %
Name of lecturer(s): Ing. Elena Aydin, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Dušan Igaz, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Last modification: 1. 2. 2017
Supervisor: prof. Ing. Dušan Igaz, PhD. and programme supervisor

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

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