Course syllabus Z15-0048-I - Ecological Aspects of Water Management (FZKI - SS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Horticulture and Landscape Engineering
Course unit code: Z15-0048-I
Course unit title: Ecological Aspects of Water Management
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
13 hours per semester of study (combined method)
seminar2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
26 hours per semester of study (combined method)

Credits: 4
Semester: -- item not defined --
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
The processing of the practical projects - practical and theoretical addressed during the semester.

Course credit: practical project, semester thesis (essay)

To obtain marking as A - excelent must be obtained at least 93 points, for marking as B - very good must be obtained at least 86 points, for marking as C – good must be obtained at least 79 points, for marking as D - satisfactory must be obtained at least 72 points, and for marking as E – sufficient must be obtained at least 64 points. Student obtains a course-credit for subject in the case of marking from A to E.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
After completion of the subject the student understands connection between the ecological and physically-chemical quality of the surface waters, typology of the surface water bodies. The student is able to solve the water quality evaluation and its monitoring. The student is able to resolve new water quality evaluation in connection with new basin management plans. After completion of the subject the student is able to apply knowledge needed to realize environmental impact assessment of water management constructions, evaluate water quality and quantity of surface and ground waters, and likewise apply requirements for the assessment of water bodies under the Water Framework Directive.
Course contents:
Effect of water works on the environment, positive and negative effects, the possibility of eliminating the negative effects. Evaluation of surface and groundwater under the WFD. Pollution of surface water - types, sources of pollution, their elimination, evaluation of species and pollution control. Self-cleaning of the surface water - processes, factors. Nutrients in surface waters. Water quality in water reservoirs - sources of pollution, the development of water quality, quality and modelling of the impact of individual elements. Groundwater quality - pollution sources and methods of quality improvement. Emergent situations in water quality.
Recommended or required reading:
Recommended:
Heteša, Sukop : Ekologia vodního prostředí, VŠZ Brno, 1994
Sládečková, Sládeček: Hydrobiologie, ČVUT Praha, 1997

Language of instruction: Slovak
Notes:
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 49

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Name of lecturer(s): doc. Ing. Ľuboš Jurík, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Last modification: 25. 2. 2019
Supervisor: doc. Ing. Ľuboš Jurík, PhD. and programme supervisor


Last modification made by Ing. Helena Barošková on 02/25/2019.

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