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Course, academic year 2023/2024
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Regional Geography and Environment of Canada - MZ330P28
Title: Regionální geografie Kanady
Czech title: Regionální geografie Kanady
Guaranteed by: Department of Physical Geography and Geoecology (31-330)
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Actual: from 2023 to 2023
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 3
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:1/1, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: not taught
Language: Czech
Explanation: 7.9.22 dodatečně nastaven jako vyučovaný
Note: enabled for web enrollment
the course is taught as cyclical
Guarantor: RNDr. Milada Matoušková, Ph.D.
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Annotation -
Course includes a overview of the physical and environmental patterns of Canada with reference to the significance for natural resources, their sustainable development, land use and human occupancies. The focus of the course will be on specific regions of Canada: The Maritime provinces, Quebec, Ontario, The Prairie provinces, British Columbia, The northern territories. For each region the themes will include: Physical and geographical characteristic and emergence of the socio-economic. Selected issues and problems of importance and relevance are discussed. Lectures are in Czech language.
Last update: Matoušková Milada, RNDr., Ph.D. (09.02.2021)
Literature

Bone, Robert M.: The Regional Geography of Canada, Oxford University Press, latest ed.
Drapper, Diane.: Our Environment - a canadian perspective., latest ed.
Orme, A.: Physical Geographý of Canada, 2002.
Votýpka, Janoušová: Severní Amerika.

Last update: Matoušková Milada, RNDr., Ph.D. (09.02.2021)
Syllabus

Regionální geografie Kanady

Kurs zahrnuje:

Přehled fyzicko-geografických charakteristik Kanady. Diskutovány jsou environmentální problémy, vývoj a změny land use, socioekonomické aktivity a jejich vliv na životní prostředí.

1) Atmosféra a změna klimatu

2) Vodní zdroje

3) Zemědělství a vývoj land use

4) Lesní ekosystémy, lesní hospodářství

5) Biosféra a ochrana životní prostředí

6) Nerostné zdroje a těžba

a II) Regionální geografie

- Mořské provincie

-Quebec

-Ontario

-Prérijní provincie

-Britská Kolumbie

-Severní teritoria

REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY OF CANADA
The course will include:
I) A overview of the physical and environmental patterns of Canada with reference to the significance for land use and human impact.
1] Atmosphere and Climate Change
2] Water resources
3] Angriculture and land use
4] Forest ecosystem forest management
5] Biosphere and protection of environment
6) Nature resources and mining

and II) Regional Geography
- The Maritime provinces
- Quebec
- Ontario
- The Prairie provinces
- British Columbia
- The northern territories

Last update: Matoušková Milada, RNDr., Ph.D. (24.03.2019)
 
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