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Ing.
Klára
Ph.D.
Salzmann
Workplace: 
Přírodovědecká fakulta JU
Email: 
klarasalzmann [at] gmail.com
Specialization: 
Autorizovaný krajinářský architekt
Specialization: 

Územní a krajinné plánování.

Room: 
BC-305a

prof.
Ing.
Hana
CSc.
Šantrůčková
Workplace: 
Přírodovědecká fakulta JU
Email: 
hana.santruckova [at] prf.jcu.cz
Phone: 
2361
Specialization: 
transformace C,N a P v půdě
Room: 
BP-361

doc.
Josef
CSc.
Hejzlar
Workplace: 
Přírodovědecká fakulta JU
Hydrobiologický ústav BC AVČR
Email: 
hejzlar [at] hbu.cas.cz
Phone: 
5876
Room: 
SÁD-227

doc.
Keith
Ph.D.
Edwards
Workplace: 
Přírodovědecká fakulta JU
Email: 
edwards [at] prf.jcu.cz
Phone: 
2259
Specialization: 
wetland ecology
Specialization: 

wetland plant ecology, wet grasslands, plant eco-physiology, ecosystem management

Room: 
BP-259

Jakub
Ph.D.
Borovec
Workplace: 
Přírodovědecká fakulta JU
Hydrobiologický ústav BC AVČR
Email: 
jborovec [at] hbu.cas.cz
Phone: 
5877
Room: 
SÁD-226

RNDr.
Martin
Ph.D.
Hais
Workplace: 
Přírodovědecká fakulta JU
Email: 
martin.hais [at] seznam.cz
Phone: 
++420 38 777 2310
Specialization: 
Landscape ecology, GIS, Remote sensing
Specialization: 

Disturbance of forest ecosystems, their delineation, development and dynamic. Research is focused mainly on spruce forest decay in the Šumava Mts. due to bark beetle outbreak.

Modeling of vegetation cover using climatic predictors.

Potential of climatic anomalies for vegetation communities.

Brief CV: 

Since 2008: Reaserch assistant, Department of Ecosystem Biology, Faculty of Science
University of South Bohemia

2011: Fulbright fellow: Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA (6 months)

2003 – 2008: Reaserch assistant, Applied ecology laboratory, Faculty of Agriculture,
University of South Bohemia

2001: Erasmus scholarship; Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz, Germany (6 months)

2000 –2008: PhD study, Department of Physical Geography and Geoecology, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague. PhD thesis: The development and spectral response of deforestation in central part of Šumava Mountains assessed using remote sensing and GIS (RNDr., PhD.)

1996 - 2000: Msc. Study: biology, hydrobiology Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague (Mgr.)

1993 - 2000: Msc. Study: biology – geography: Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague (Mgr.)

More information: 

Projects:

2011 – 2015 GAČR (P504/11/0454): Biodiversity change during the Pleistocene-Holocene transition: modern analogues in relict ecosystems of Siberia

2010 – 2014 GAČR (526/09/1749): The role of disturbances in dynamics of temperate mountain spruce-dominated forests – a landscape simulation model of the Šumava Mts.

2007 – 2009 GAAV (B600870701): Mountain spruce forests after bark beetle outbreak: dynamics of vegetation and natural regeneration

Room: 
BC-306

Ing.
Tomáš
Ph.D.
Picek
Workplace: 
Přírodovědecká fakulta JU
Email: 
picek [at] prf.jcu.cz
Phone: 
387 772 348
Specialization: 
soil and wetland ecology
Specialization: 

microbial processes and nutrient cycling in constructed and natural wetlands, interactions of vegetation and soil microbial community, greenhouse gas emissions from wetland soils, quality of dissolved organic matter in wetland soils

Brief CV: 

1995      University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice, Faculty of Agriculture and  Faculty of Biological Sciences, Ing. (MSc) in agriculture, specialisation Pedobiotechnology

1996 - 1999  - employee at the Institute of Soil Biology, Czech Academy of Science

2001     PhD, specialisation ecology, at the Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of South Bohemia, thesis: ”The effect of soil aeration status on microbial activities and organic substrate transformation”

2001 till present -  Research assistant at the Department of Ecosystem Biology, Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia

2013-2016 – every year, 2-4 months employed at the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Ulm University, Ulm, Germany through programm UULM PRO MINT & MED -  organization of the course “Wetland ecology” (http://www.uni-ulm.de/nawi/nawi-edusapman/work-packages/work-package-4/wetland-ecology.html)

More information: 

Projects

- Functional diversity of soil microorganisms in spruce swamp forest and its effect on soil DOM (GAČR 13-17398S, 2013-2016)

- Gaseous products of microbial decomposition of organic wastewater pollution in constructed wetland (GA ČR, GP206/03/P021, 2003-2005)

Teaching

2013 - present        course “Wetland ecology” at Faculty of Natural Sciences, Ulm University, Ulm, Germany, programm UULM PRO MINT & MED (3 weeks intense course), runing every year from 2013 (http://www.uni-ulm.de/nawi/nawi-edusapman/work-packages/work-package-4/wetland-ecology.html)

2012 - present        included as a teacher into Erasmus international programm „Soil and water“ and Educational Network on Soil and Plant Ecology and Management (https://www.uni-ulm.de/nawi/nawi-edusapman.html)

2001 – present       Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia – teaching of course “Soil chemistry and physics”, partly included in courses “Wetland ecology” and “Production ecology”, supervisor of bachelor, master and PhD thesis

Room: 
BP-348

RNDr.
Jiří
Ph.D.
Kaňa
Workplace: 
Přírodovědecká fakulta JU
Hydrobiologický ústav BC AVČR
Email: 
jiri.kana [at] centrum.cz
Phone: 
387775827
Specialization: 
soil chemistry, hydrobiology,
Specialization: 

Soil nutrient cycle in acidified mountain soils, impact of soil chemistry on freshwater quality.

Room: 
SÁD-228

prof.
RNDr.
Jan
CSc.
Kubečka
Workplace: 
Přírodovědecká fakulta JU
Hydrobiologický ústav BC AVČR
Email: 
kubecka [at] hbu.cas.cz
Phone: 
5891
Specialization: 
limnology, ichtyology
Specialization: 

Basic research on the functioning of the fish stock reservoirs and lakes, reproduction, feeding relationships, spatial distribution, migration and behavior of fish, sonar equipment and hydroacoustics, the processing of acoustic data, ecological succession, management, and population dynamics of fish stocks, the study of the influence of power plants to fish and invertebrates, theory of efficiency of fishing gears, management and organization of research activities.

Brief CV: 

Born:  20.08.1961, Prague, Czechoslovakia
Address: Institute of Hydrobiology, Biology Centre, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic v.v.i. , Na sádkách 7, 370 05 České Budějovice, Czech Republic. E-mail: kubeckaathbu.cas.cz, phone: +420 604344267
Web page: http://www.fishecu.cz/staff-members/kubecka/
 
Employment history:
2012  - present Director of the Institute of Hydrobiology, Biology Centre, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (AS CR)
 
1998-2012: 1. Full time: Head of the Dept. of Plankton and Fish Ecology, Institute of Hydrobiology, Biology Centre, (AS CR) and head of Fish Ecology Unit of IHB, Č. Budějovice. 2. till present Part-time (20%) Biological Faculty, Univ.of South Bohemia, Č. Budějovice. Fundamental research of fish functioning in lakes and reservoirs.
 
1993-1998 Research worker Institute of Hydrobiology, Biology Centre, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (AS CR) - research in sonar technology application for fish stock monitoring and assessment for HBI AS CR and for the Univ. of London. Estimation of the effect of hydropower and regulations on the stream ecology, lake and reservoir fisheries, biomanipulation, acoustic tracking and monitoring of ichthyoplankton, fish migration, sediments and macrophytes.
 
1991 - 1993 - post doc. fellowship in the Univ. of London: res. projects on sonar technology application on fish stock monitoring and assessment on British waters (freshwater and marine). In the main contract (for National Rivers Authority, UK), new theoretical concepts were developed and implemented for application of dual beam sonar for quantitative fisheries surveys.
 
1984 - 1990  - PhD student and junior researcher, research work for HBI of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences (CSAS) on fish ecology in lakes, man made reservoirs, ponds, rivers and streams. Long-term research on fish population of the Klíčava and Římov reservoirs aimed on fish stock assessment and food web manipulation for water quality.
 
Education and degrees
2011  - Professor of fisheries, Faculty of Fisheries and Protection of Waters, Univ. of South Bohemia.
2002  - Docent (Associate professor) in Hydrobiology at University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice. Habilitation thesis: Application of scientific echosounders for quantitative assessment of water ecosystems.
1984-1989 Postgraduate study Hydrobiological Laboratory, Inst. of Landscape Ecology CS Academy of Sciences 1989 - PhD in Hydrobiology, PhD Thesis: Model of the abundance, biomass, ration and production of the fish stock of a water supply reservoir.
1979-1984 University studies, Charles University, Prague 1984 - RNDr. (equivalent to MSc. in Zoology) MSc. thesis: Fish fry ecology in the Klíčava Reservoir..
 
Membership in professional organizations
 Czech Limnological Society, member of the steering committee of the Ichthyological Section of Czech Zoological Society (since 2012 a chairman of the Steering committee). Member of the committee „Fish Monitoring“ CEN (European Commission for Normalization), Fish monitoring workgroup of European Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture Advisory Commission (EIFAAC) and Central Baltic Lake Fish Intercalibration group under ECOSTAT, EU.
 
Grants and awards
1994 - awarded a 'Price of excellence' for young workers of the CSAS for hydroacoustic publications.
 
Principal investigator of 70 various research projects and grants both national and international, total extent over 3 millions Euro, co-investigator of 30 projects.
 
Further professional/research experience
 
Teaching, training courses and practical surveys in the UK, Sri Lanka, Thailand, USA, Denmark, Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Poland, Norway, Hungary, Czech and Slovak Republic. Leader of some 20 foreign research expeditions.
 
Convener of four international and two nationwide conferences, co-organizer of 8 other international and 2 nationwide conferences.
 
Supervisor of 40 of student's diploma theses of different level including 15 PhD studies.
 
Regular teaching of the course: Ecology of water vertebrates, University of South Bohemia since 1997.
 
Author or coauthor of over 200 scientific papers and book chapters (120 on Web of Science, 170 on Web of Knowledge). No. of WOS citations: over 1500, H-index 23.
 
Author of over 100 peer reviews, mainly for fisheries and limnological journals (J. Fish Biol., Fisheries Research, Hydrobiologia, Intern. Rev. Hydrobiol., Ecol. Freshwater Fish, Fisheries Management & Ecology etc.) and 10 book reviews.
 
2004-2006: Member of evaluating committee Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft for the programme: The impact of climate variability on aquatic ecosystems.
2006  - 2012: Member of the Evaluation Committee of the Grant Agency of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (GAAV biological and ecological sciences).
2009  - 2014: Chairman of the Evaluation Committee of the Grant Agency of the University of South Bohemia (GAJU agricultural and fisheries sciences).
 
Guest editor of five special issues of international journals.
 
Member of editorial board of two journals.

Room: 
SÁD-222