Course syllabus Z15-0089-I - Environmental Impact Assessment (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: Z15-0089-I
Course unit title: Environmental Impact Assessment
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture3 hours weekly / 39 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 4
Semester: Environmental Management - master (required), 1. semester
Landscape Engineering - master (required), 3. semester
Biotechnics of Gardens and Landscape Designs - master (elective), 1. semester
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
semestral project - 40 points

To obtain assessment A it is necessary to obtain of B at least 93 points for the assessment of D of B at least 86 points , C assessment of B at least 79 points for the assessment of D at least 72 points and for E assessment at least 64 points. Student receives credit for the subject in the case of evaluation mark from A to E.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Student obtaines the current knowledge of the basic principles and process steps of the EIA and SEA as required tool for envirnmental protection and nature degradation. This will allow them to integrate into working groups operating in the EIA, but also in applying the principles of sustainable development activities.
Course contents:
History, development of environmental impact assessment and reasons for its implementation to Slovakian law system. Characteristics and structures of Law No. 24/2006 about environmental impact assessment. Procedure methodic of environmental impact assessment of strategic documents (policies, conceptions, plans, programs), documents with whole state impact and environmental impact assessment that exceed state boards. Methodic procedures and methods of activity environmental impact assessment (constructions, facilities, activities) to the environment – subjects of assessment, activities to be assesses, basic steps of environmental impact assessment.
Recommended or required reading:
STREĎANSKÁ, A. Posudzovanie vplyvov na životné prostredie v rezorte poľnohospodárstva. 1st ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita v Nitre, 2008. 130 p. ISBN 978-80-552-0154-2.

MAJERNÍK, M. a kol., 2007. Posudzovanie vplyvov na životné prostredie. Stredoeurópska vysoká škola v Skalici. Skalica, 2007. 278 s. ISBN 978-80-969700-1-8
MŽP SR – SAŽP, 2008. Posudzovanie vplyvov na životné prostredie. Všeobecná príručka: Ministerstvo životného prostredia SR Bratislava-Slovenská agentúra životného prostredia Banská Bystrica, 2008. 63 s. ISBN 978-80-88850-79-3
Zákon 408/2011 Z.z 408 z 21. októbra 2011, ktorým sa mení a dopĺňa zákon č. 24/2006 Z. z . o posudzovaní vplyvov na životné prostredie a o zmene a doplnení niektorých zá konov v znení neskorších predpisov a o zmene a doplnení niektorých zákonov

Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 367

35,1 %18,3 %13,6 %16,3 %15,5 %1,2 %
Name of lecturer(s): doc. Ing. Klaudia Halászová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Lenka Lackóová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Anna Streďanská, PhD. (person responsible for course)
Last modification: 1. 2. 2017
Supervisor: prof. Ing. Anna Streďanská, PhD. and programme supervisor

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

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