Bi8380 Didactic field course of botany and zoology

Faculty of Science
Spring 2025
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 3 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
prof. RNDr. Petr Bureš, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Petr Hrouda, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Adam Konečný, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Igor Malenovský, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Olga Rotreklová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Michal Straka, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Petr Bureš, Ph.D.
Department of Botany and Zoology – Biology Section – Faculty of Science
Contact Person: prof. RNDr. Petr Bureš, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Botany and Zoology – Biology Section – Faculty of Science
Prerequisites (in Czech)
Bi1090 Phylog. & diver. algae & fungi && Bi2030 High. plant phylog. & divers. && Bi1030 Inverteb. phylog. & divers. && Bi2090 Verteb. phylog. & divers. && ( Bi2230 Field course of botany || Bi2130 Field course of system. botany ) && ( Bi4360 Field pract. zool. || Bi2140 Zool. field practice )
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
Practice is focused to intensify the knowledge of our flora and fauna. Species determination in field. Structure of the biocoenoses in the terrestric and aquatic ecosystems and analysis of their ecological relations to their environment.
Learning outcomes
Graduate of the field course obtains the knowledge of:
- identification of vascular plants, bryophytes, lichens and fungi in selected region;
- identification of invertebrates and vertebrates in natural habitats, including their voices;
- basic methods of field work and sampling.
  • 1st-4th day: two botanical and two zoological excursions to the important localities of the Zdárské vrchy hills (Zákova hora hill, Velké Dárko lake etc.). 5th day: examination in the excursion centre (Cikháj).
  • DOSTÁL, Josef. Nová květena ČSSR. Praha: Academia, 1989, 1548 pp. ISBN 80-200-0095-X. info
Teaching methods
Fieldworks, demonstration of flora and fauna during all-day excursions.
Assessment methods
Test of knowledge of common species (determination test in field), credit.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: in blocks.
Note related to how often the course is taught: blok 5 dnů.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 5D.
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 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022, Spring 2023, Spring 2024.
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