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Geography of Poland (ERASMUS)

Informacje ogólne

Kod przedmiotu: 1900-ERASMUS-GEP Kod Erasmus / ISCED: 07.1 / (0532) Nauki o ziemi
Nazwa przedmiotu: Geography of Poland (ERASMUS)
Jednostka: Wydział Geografii i Studiów Regionalnych
Punkty ECTS i inne: (brak)
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Język prowadzenia: angielski
Rodzaj przedmiotu:


Założenia (opisowo):

(tylko po angielsku) The course is directed to students with an interest in natural environment and socio-economic conditions of Poland. English is a prerequisite for students participating in common seminars.

Tryb prowadzenia:

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Skrócony opis: (tylko po angielsku)

The lecture gives general information about natural environment of Poland (geology, relief, climate, hydrology, soils, vegetation, land use, natural landscape types, geographical regions, protected areas - national parks) and socio-economic situation of country (demography; urban and rural areas; labour market, agriculture, industry, trade and services; housing, consumption; political and cultural activity).

The topics of particular lecture will be:

1-2. Geomorfology

3-4. Hydrology

5-6. Climatology

7-8. Geoecology

9. Political geography

10. Demography

11. Urban and rural areas

12. Labour market, education

13. Economy, foreign trade

14. Transport and travel behaviour

15. Living conditions and consumption styles

Pełny opis: (tylko po angielsku)

The lectures (45 hours) will present general information about natural environment of Poland

1-2. Location of Poland on the background of the geological units of Europe. Features of Polish relief. Origin and development of relief. Contemporary geomorphological processes and their dynamics. Extreme events: the types, frequency, hazards (6h).

3-4. Hydrological structure of Poland. Water resources and water balance of Poland. Hydrological regime of the Polish river. Lakes, reservoirs and off-shore waters of Poland. (6h)

5-6. Seasonal features of climate. Regional differentiation of climate. Climate change and its consequences for ecosystems and society (6 h).

7-8. Soils, vegetation, natural landscape types, geographical regions, protected areas (national parks) (6h)

9. Political geography of Poland: the international location and position of Poland, its borders and borderlands since the birth of the Polish state up to present, the ethnic and religious diversity in Poland and in the territories that had functioned within the borders of Poland up to 1939, questions concerning the territorial integrity of Poland, the political language of public spaces in Poland, the electoral geography of Poland, the administrative division of the country (3h).

10. Who we are (demography, natural movement and migration) (3h)

11. Where we are living (urban and rural areas), 12. What we are doing for living (labour market, education), 13. What we are producing and selling to the world, 14. How we are moving (transport, tourism), 15. How we are living (housing, household expenditures, consumption spaces)

Literatura: (tylko po angielsku)

Błażejczyk K., 2006, Climate and bioclimate of Poland, [in:] M.

Degórski (eds.), Natural and human environment of Poland. A geographical overview. Polish Academy of Sciences Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization, Polish Geographical Society, Warsaw 2006: 31-48.

Czerny, M. (ed.). 2006. Poland in the Geographical Centre of Europe: Political, Social and Economic Consequences. New York: Nova Science Publishers. ISBN 1-59454-603-7.

Degirmendžić J., Kożuchowski K., Żmudzka E., 2004, Changes of Air Temperature and Precipitation in Poland in the Period 1951–2000 and their Relationship to Atmospheric Circulation. „International Journal of Climatology”, 24, 3: 291-310.

Marks L., 2010, Timing of the Late Vistulian (Weichselian) glacial phases in Poland. Quaternary Science Reviews: 1-8.

Marks L., 2011, Quaternary Glaciations in Poland. Development in Quaternary Science, 15: 299-303.

Martyn D., 1992, Climates of the world, Elsevier, Uniwersytet Michigan, 435.

Matuszkiewicz J.M., 1993, Krajobrazy roślinne i regiony geobotaniczne Polski (Vegetation landscape and geobotanical regions of Poland), Prace Geograficzne, 158.

Ostaszewska K., 2008, Soil Regions of Poland According to AG Boden Criteria, Miscellanea Geographica, 13: 121–132,

Przybylak R., Majorowicz R., Brázdil J., Kejna M. (eds), 2010, The Polish Climate in the European Context: An Historical Overview. Springer, Science + Business Media B.V: 235-246.

Richling A., 2000, Landscape Trend in Polish Physical Geography, [in:] Z. Chojnicki, J. Parysek (eds), Polish Geography, Problems, Researches, Applications, Bogucki Wyd. Nauk., Poznań.

Richling A., 2002, Landscape as the Object of Investigation of Various Disciplines, Miscellanea Geographica, 10.

Richling A., 2004, The concept of the natural system and its importance for the development of the integrated research on the natural environment, Miscellanea Geographica, 11: 5-11,

Richling A., Lechnio J., 2010, On the modelling of natural systems, [in:] M. Barančoková, J. Krajči, J. Kollár, I. Belčáková (eds.), Landscape ecology – methods, applications and interdisciplinary approach, Institute of Landscape Ecology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava.

Richling A., Lechnio J., Malinowska E., Solon J., 2011, Thirty years of research on landscape of the Płock region- is that enough? [in:] J. Lechnio (ed.), Four dimensions of the landscape, The Problems of Landscape Ecology, 30, Warsaw.

Richling A., Ostaszewska K., (eds), 2009, Physical Geography of Poland (in Polish), Wyd. Nauk. PWN, Warszawa.

Starkel L., Gębica P., Superson J., 2007, Last Glacial–Interglacial cycle in the evolution of river valleys in southern and central Poland. Quaternary Science Rev., 26: 2924-2936.

Systematyka gleb Polski według Polskiego Towarzystwa Gleboznawczego z 2011 r. (Polish soil classification) (Rocz. Glebozn., 62, 3)

Efekty kształcenia: (tylko po angielsku)

The participants will know the mean information about natural environment of Poland and socio-economic situation of country

Metody i kryteria oceniania: (tylko po angielsku)

An essay

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