Physical Geography II

Physical Geography II

Study Cycle: 1

Lectures: 75

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 15

ECTS credit: 7

Lecturer(s): doc. dr. Repe Blaž, doc. dr. Trobec Tajan

Content

- The Earth – the water planet. Hydro-geographical characteristics of streams, lakes, wetlands and ice-covered surfaces. Drainage basin characteristics and river regimes. Types and distribution of groundwater. Physiographical features of the world’s seas and sea water properties. Seawater movement. The sea – the living environment. Hydro-geographical characteristics of Slovenia.
- Soil (term). Soil constituents. Factors of soil formation. Processes of soil formation. Soil profile and its morphology. Soil types of the world. Soil degradation and protection. Soils of Slovenia.
- Biogeography (term). Organisms in their natural environment. World bioclimatic zones and their organisms. Man and biosphere. Biogeography of Slovenia.