Study programmes / B-AS Agricultural Specialization / Landscape in context
Course code:KRSO
Course title in language of instruction:Krajina v souvislostech
Course title in Czech:Krajina v souvislostech
Course title in English:Landscape in context
Mode of completion and number of credits:Fulfillment of requirements (3 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 0/2
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction:Czech
Level of course:bachelor
Semester:WS 2020/2021 - FA
Name of lecturer:prof. Dr. Ing. Milada Šťastná (supervisor)
Aims of the course:The subject is aimed at the knowledge of basic types of the rural landscape and rural settlement of Moravia, Silesia and neighbouring parts of Bohemia
Course contents:
1.Landscapes of Moravia, Silesia and the eastern part of Bohemia (allowance 0/26)
a.Transformed suburban landscape and settlements of the surroundings of Brno
b.Fertile landscape of southern Moravia with wineyards, floodplain forests and the composed landscape of the Lednice-Valtice area
c.Large protected area of the White Carpathian Mts. in the borderland with Slovakia with flowering meadows and deciduous forests
d.Peripheral landscape of the south-western Moravia with consequences of the post-war population exchange and with the Podyjí National Park
e.Mosaic-like landscape of the Bohemian-Moravian Highlands with small settlements
f.The later colonized mountain landscape of Moravian Wallachia with pastures and forestry
g.The landscape of the Haná region with fertile fields and large rural settlements
h.The landscape of the Ostrava basin which was transformed due to the coal extraction and consequences of the heavy industry
i.Tha landscape of Opava Silesia with its specific historical development and a special settlement system
j.The landscape of the Boskovice furrow as a natural transitional line and a landscape border
k.Mountainous landscape of Eastern Sudetes with the High Ash Mts. as a protected landscape area
l.Protected landscape of Moravian karst with special hydrologic regime and a tourism development

Type of course unit:required
Year of study:Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement:There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules:none
Assessment methods:participation in the excursion, presentation, test
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     practice24 h
     professional educational excursion16 h
     public presentation (oral)2 h
     preparation for regular testing10 h
     preparation of presentation32 h
Total84 h

Basic reading list
  • Atlas krajiny České republiky. 1st ed. Praha: Ministerstvo životního prostředí ČR; Praha: Výzkumný ústav Silva Taroucy pro krajinu a okrasné zahradnictví, v.v.i., 2009. 352 p. ISBN 978-80-85116-59-5.
  • Vlastivěda Moravská: Země a lid - svazek 11. Brno: Muzejní a vlastivědná společnost, 2002. 321 p. ISBN 80-7275-038-0.
  • MACKOVČIN, P. -- DEMEK, J. Hory a nížiny. Zeměpisný lexikon ČR. Praha: Agentura ochrany přírody a krajiny ČR, 2006. 541 p. ISBN 80-86064-99-9.
  • HOLEČEK, M. Zeměpis České republiky. Praha: Nakladatelství České geografické společnosti, 2010. 96 p. ISBN 978-80-86034-89-8.
  • VYSTOUPIL, J. -- ŠAUER, M. et al. Geografie cestovního ruchu České republiky. Plzeň: Vydavatelství a nakladatelství Aleš Čeněk, 2011. 315 p. ISBN 978-80-7380-340-7.
  • MACKOVČIN, P. et al. Brněnsko. 1st ed. Praha: Agentura ochrany přírody a krajiny ČR ;, 932 p. Chráněná území ČR ;. ISBN 978-80-86305-02-8.