Physical geography of continents and oceans

Type: Normative

Department: geoecology and physical geography




SemesterAmount of hoursLecturerGroup(s)
548Associate Professor Lyudmyla KOSTIVGEd-31s
664Associate Professor Lyudmyla KOSTIVGEd-32s


SemesterAmount of hoursGroupTeacher(s)
548GEd-31sAssociate Professor Lyudmyla KOSTIV
648GEd-31sAssociate Professor Lyudmyla KOSTIV

Course description

“Physical Geography of Continents and Oceans” is a normative discipline for students majoring in 014.07 “Secondary Education” (Geography), an educational program for Bachelors, which is taught in 6 and 7 semesters in the amount of 9 credits (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System – ECTS).

The aim of the course: the formation of students’ knowledge of the nature of continents and oceans.
In the process of studying, students are introduced to literary and cartographic sources from this course; acquaintance with the main features of tectonics, geology, climate, inland waters, soil cover, vegetation, natural areas of the continents; finding out the regularities of their distribution; study of physical and geographical differentiation of continents and elucidation of the factors of this differentiation; identification of the main properties that determine the natural unity of continents and regions; analysis of the impact of natural conditions on the nature of management in different regions; finding out environmental problems and causes of their appearance.

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