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Dr. Kaido Soosaar

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Pozice: vědecký pracovník

Oddělení: Oddělení ekosystémové výměny stopových plynů

Pracoviště: ÚVGZ AV ČR, v. v. i. Bělidla 4a Brno 603 00

Email: soosaar.k@czechglobe.cz

Odborné zaměření

A peatland and forest ecologist with a strong interest in greenhouse gas exchange and carbon and nitrogen balance in wetlands, peatlands, boreal lakes, and forest soil carbon.

Vzdělání

2006 – 2010 PhD in Geography – Thesis Title: “Greenhouse gas fluxes in rural landscapes of Estonia“ 
University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia 
Literature overview, measurements and modelling of greenhouse gases from different type of landscapes

2004 – 2006 Master’s Degree in Environmental Technology – Title: “Heavy metals in cattail plants“ 
University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia 

1999 – 2004 Bachelor of Environmental Technology, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia 

Profesní kariéra

Since February 2020 Scientist in Department of Ecosystem Trace Gas Exchange, Global Change Research Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v.v.

Since January 2015 Senior Researcher in Landscape Ecology and Environmental Technology, University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences 
• Leading projects – expertise in impacts of climate change and gas exchange between atmosphere and ecosystems 
• carbon and nitrogen cycle modelling, measurements of greenhouse gases, developing new monitoring systems 

May 2011 – December 2014 Research Fellow in Landscape Ecology and Environmental Technology, University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences

May 2008–April 2011 Research Fellow in Environment Technology, University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences 

May 2007 – May 2009 Environmental expert Estonian, Latvian & Lithuanian Environment OÜ 
• Project management 
• Consultancy on environmental legislation, environmental impact assessment and strategic environmental assessment. 

April 2007 – April 2008 Specialist of Environmental Technology, University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, 
• Constructed wetlands – wastewater treatment; greenhouse gases from wetlands and riparian zones. 

Významné výzkumné pobyty a stipendia

PRG352 „Impact of climate warming and land use dynamics on greenhouse gas fluxes in wetlands from local to global scale (1.01.2019−31.12.2023)“, University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences.

LLTOM17250 „Water level restoration in cut-away peatlands: development of integrated monitoring methods and monitoring (24.04.2017−1.09.2023)“, University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences.

MLTOM19589 „Demonstration of climate change mitigation measures in nutrient-rich drained organic soils in Baltic States and Finland (1.08.2019−31.08.2023)“, University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences.

SLTOM16131T „Ecology of global change: natural and managed ecosystems (TK131) (1.01.2016−1.03.2023)“, University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences. 
MOBERC20 „Estimating N2O Budgets in Organic soils – from Local to Global Scale (N2ORG) (1.05.2019−30.11.2020)“, University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences.

IUT2-16 „Global Warming and Material Cycling in Landscapes. Global Warming- and Human-Induced Changes of Landscape Structure and Functions: Modelling and Ecotechnological Regulation of Material Fluxes in Landscapes (1.01.2013−31.12.2018)“, University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences. 

LLOOM15092 „Effect of clearcut and thinning on forest carbon cycling (1.07.2015−30.06.2018)“, University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University, University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences.

F11100PKTF „Centre of Excellence in Environmental Adaptation (1.01.2011−31.12.2015)“, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Tallinn University of Technology, Faculty of Science, University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Technology, University of Tartu, University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University.

SLOOM12022T „Research and development activities on biosphere and atmosphere of the Estonian Environmental Observatory (BioAtmos) (1.10.2011−31.12.2014)“, University of Tartu.

MLOOM08227/3 „Dynamics of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Wetlands and Riparian Buffer Zones as Hot Spots in Agricultural Landscapes (14.11.2012−30.10.2013)“, University of Tartu.

ETF9387 „Nitrogen, phosphorus and organic carbon transport, and denitrification in agricultural landscapes under temperate climate (1.01.2012−31.12.2012)“, University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University.

ETF9264 „Mitigation of greenhouse gas emission from drained peatlands by growing bioenergy crops (1.01.2012−31.12.2012)“, University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University.

SF0180127s08 „Material cycling of landscapes in changing climate and land use conditions and ecotechnological control thereof (1.01.2008−31.12.2012)“, University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University.

ETF7527 „The impact of changes in land use and water regime on emission of methane and nitrous oxide from agricultural landscapes (1.01.2008−31.12.2011)“, University of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography, University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University, University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old).

SF0182534s03 „Landscape Material Cycling in Changing Climatic and Socio-Economic Conditions: Analysis, Modelling and Optimization Using Ecotechnological Measures (1.01.2003−31.12.2007)“, University of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography.

Členství

European Geosciences Union (EGU) membership

American Geophysical Union (AGU) membership 

Stručná scientometrie

Based on ISI WOS: number of peer-revied articles is 26, H-index is 11 and sum of times cited is 337.