Environmental Science


Rudolf Bálek

  1. Environmental survey of the Czech Republic and of the World.
  2. Environmental problems, their causes. Science, ecological principles.
  3. Ecosystems. The human population and its impact.
  4. Climate. Sustaining biodiversity.
  5. Food, soil, and pest management.
  6. Environmental hazards and human health.
  7. Air pollution.
  8. Climate change. Ozone depletion.
  9. Water resources. Water pollution.
  10. Nature treasure. Nonrenewable and renewable energy. Energy efficiency.
  11. Waste management.
  12. Noise and vibration.
  13. Electrical fields. Ionizing radiation.
  14. Thermal and light comfort.


  1. Miller G.T., Spoolman S.E.: Environmental Science, Thirteenth edition. Brooks/Cole, California 2010.
  2. Miller G.T., Living in the Environment., Fourteenth edition. Thomson Learning, Inc. Wadsworth publ. company. Belmont. California 2005.
  3. Remmert H., Ökologie., Springer - Verl. Berlin, Heildeberg, N.Y. 1980
  4. Global Environment Outlook – GEO4 – Environment for Development. The United Nations Environment Programme, 2007

Text for exam