Bi6691 Foreign botanical excursion

Faculty of Science
Spring 2014
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 3 credit(s). Recommended Type of Completion: z (credit). Other types of completion: graded credit.
doc. RNDr. Vít Grulich, CSc. (seminar tutor)
prof. RNDr. Milan Chytrý, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. RNDr. Vít Grulich, CSc.
Department of Botany and Zoology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: doc. RNDr. Vít Grulich, CSc.
Supplier department: Department of Botany and Zoology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Prerequisites (in Czech)
( Bi2160 Field botanical excursion || B2160 Field course of system. botany || Bi2130 Field course of system. botany || B2130 Field course of system. botany || B4230 Field course of botany I. || Bi2230 Field course of botany || B2230 Field course of botany I. )&&( SOUHLAS )
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Five-day bus excursion visits some region of Europe, where the students learn main plant species and vegetation types, including their phytogeographical and ecological relationships.
  • 31 May
  • Late evening: Departure from Brno
  • 1 June
  • Morning: Kolazna near Wola Zarczycka, Rhododendron luteum (short excursion), trip ca. 125 km direction Lviv
  • Afternoon: Розточчя (Roztochya) WNW of Lviv, mires and forests (excursion)
  • Camping near Roztochya
  • 2 June
  • Morning: Trip ca. 100 km, Чортова гора (Chortova gora) near Rohatyn, meadow steppe (short excursion), Касова гора (Kasova gora) near Bovshiv, meadow steppe (short excursion)
  • Afternoon: Trip ca. 250 km to Кам'янець-Подільський (Kamyanets-Podilskyi)
  • Camping near Kamyanets-Podilskyi
  • 3 June
  • Morning: Смотрицький каньйон (Smotritskyi canyon) in Kamyanets-Podilskyi (excursion, potentially also visit of the castle)
  • Afternoon: Trip ca 20 km to Хотин (Khotyn), Dnestr valley (excursion) Camping near the Dnestr river
  • 4 June
  • Morning: Trip ca. 100 km to Чернівці (Chernyvtsy)
  • Afternoon: Спаська (Spaska), species-rich meadows with Pedicularis exaltata, and Цецино (Tsetsino), beech forest
  • Camping near the Prut river
  • 5 June
  • Trip ca. 250 km through Ivano-Frankivsk to Колочава (Kolochava), short stops on the way
  • Camping in the region of Kolochava
  • 6 June
  • Full-day excursion in Негровець, Глуханя (Nehrovets, Glukhanya mire) and Синевир (Synevyr lake)
  • Camping in the region of Kolochava
  • 7 June
  • Виноградів, Чорна гора (Vynogradiv, Chorna gora), steppe on a volcanic hill
  • Квасово, Oток (Kvasovo, Otok), floodplain forest and wetlands along the Borzhava river
  • Evening: Departure to Brno through Uzhgorod and Slovakia
  • ELLENBERG, Heinz. Vegetation Mitteleuropas mit den Alpen in ökologischer, dynamisher und historischer Sicht. 5. veränd. und verb. Aufl. Stuttgart: Verlag Eugen Ulmer, 1996. 1095 s. ISBN 3-8001-2696-6. info
Teaching methods
Oral presentations and field excursion.
Assessment methods
Credits are given for a presentation on flora, vegetation, physical geography or nature conservation of the excursion area, compilation of a written report based on this presentation and participation in the field excursion.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: in blocks.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 7D.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2008 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Spring 2011 - only for the accreditation, Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, spring 2012 - acreditation, Spring 2013, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2014, recent)
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