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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Ecology of urban catchments

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
144XEMP Z 1 1P+1C Czech
Lecturer:
Gabriela Šťastná, David Stránský
Tutor:
Gabriela Šťastná, David Stránský
Supervisor:
Department of Sanitary and Ecological Engineering
Synopsis:

Hydrology, morphology, chemistry, biology and ecotoxicology of urban streams. Ecological risks of urban drainage. Pollution in urban catchment, its origin, key pollutants and main transport and transformation processes during dry and wet weather. Impact of urbanization on receiving waters. Most important ecological concepts of streams.

Requirements:

none

Syllabus of lectures:

Hydrology, morphology, chemistry, biology and ecotoxicology of urban streams. Ecological risks of urban drainage. Pollution in urban catchment, its origin, key pollutants and main transport and transformation processes during dry and wet weather. Impact of urbanization on receiving waters. Most important ecological concepts of streams.

Syllabus of tutorials:

Impact of urbanization on receiving waters. Most important ecological concepts of streams.

Study Objective:

To understand impacts of catchment urbanization on aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems and ecological processes in the catchment. The importance of these changes for engineering practice.

Study materials:

Calow: Handbook of Environmental Risk Assesment and Management. Blackwell Science 1998, Krejčí a kol.: Odvodnění urbanizovaných území -koncepční přístup. 2002, NOEL 2000.

Note:
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Data valid to 2020-04-10
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