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Global Change Research Institute, CAS

Ing. Pavel Samec, Ph.D.


Position: researcher

Branch: Department of ecosystem functional analysis of the landscape

Workplace: ÚVGZ AV ČR, v. v. i.Bělidla 4aBrno603 00



Research Focus

  • forest soil properties modelling and mapping
  • environmental change impact on forest soil properties
  • soil development during Quaternary environmental changes
  • relationships between forest tree-species growth and soil properties at loaded conditions


  • 2004 – Ing. Mendel Agricultural and Forestry University in Brno (Programme: Forest engineering)
  • 2019 – Ph.D. Palacký University in Olomouc (Programme: Geoinformatics and Cartography)


2005-2006: Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology, Mendel Agricultural and Forestry University in Brno (researcher)

2006-2016: Forest management Institute Brandýs nad Labem (autonomous planner on regional plans of forest development; leading planner on soil science)

2012-2015: Faculty of Science, Palacký University in Olomouc (researcher)

2017-today: Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology, Mendel University in Brno (researcher)

2018-today: Global Change Research Institute CAS (researcher)

Important research visits and fellowships

2002 – Uzhorod National University, Ukraine

2014 – University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

2014 – Icelandic Forest Research Mogilsá, Iceland

2021 – University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Brief scientometrics

h-index (Web of Science): 5