Press "Enter" to skip to content
Global Change Research Institute, CAS

RNDr. Iva Traxmandlová, Ph.D.


Position: junior researcher

Branch: Department of Biodiversity Research

Workplace: ÚVGZ AV ČR, v.v.i.Prokišova 356/7České Budějovice370 01



Research Focus

  • Population and metapopulation dynamics, landscape connectivity
  • Model group: orchids


  • Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of South Bohemia, České
    Budějovice, Biology and Environmental Management, B.Sc., 1999 – 2002
  • Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of South Bohemia, České
    Budějovice, Ecology, M.Sc., 2002 – 2004
  • Pedagogical Faculty, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice, M.Sc., 2004
  • Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of South Bohemia, České
    Budějovice, Ecology, RNDr., 2009
  • Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of South Bohemia, České
    Budějovice, Biology of Ecosystems, PhD., 2004 – 2009


  • 2005 – 2007: Faculty of Biol. Sci., Univ. South Bohemia, Č. Budějovice, researcher
  • 2007 – present: Global Change Research Institute AS CR, Č. Budějovice, researcher (mother´s leave 2010 – present)

Important research visits and fellowships

  • Utrecht University, The Netherlands, 2001, 4 months
  • Royal Botanical Garden Kew, London, UK, 2004, 10 days
  • Botanical Garden in Munich, Germany, 2005, 10 days
  • University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico, USA, 2006, 6 weeks


  • Eur. J. Environ. Sci. (Managing Editor) – IF under consideration (new journal), 2011 – present

Brief scientometrics

  • Kindlmann, P., Schödelbauerová, I. and Dixon, A.F.G. (2006). Inverse latitudinal gradients in species diversity. In: Storch D. and Marquet P.A. (eds.). Scaling Biodiversity. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2007, pp. 246-257
  • Janečková, P., Wotavová, K., Schödelbauerová, I., Jersáková, J. and Kindlmann, P. (2006). Relative effects of management and environmental conditions on performance and survival of populations of a terrestrial orchid, Dactylorhiza majalisBiological Conservation 129: 40-49
  • Schödelbauerová, I., Roberts, D. and Kindlmann, P. (2007). Species-area-energy relationship in orchids, Lankesteriana 7: 209-214
  • Schödelbauerová, I., Roberts, D. and Kindlmann, P. (2007). Determinants of species diversity in orchids, Tverskoj Gosudarstvennyj Universitet 8: 122-129
  • Schödelbauerová I., Roberts D. and Kindlmann P. (2009). Size of protected areas is the main determinant of species diversity in orchids. Biological Conservation 142: 2329-2334
  • Schödelbauerová I., Tremblay R. and Kindlmann P. (2010). Prediction vs. reality: Can a PVA model predict population persistence 13 years later? Biodiversity and Conservation 19: 637-650
  • Jersáková, J., Castro, S., Sonk, N., Milchreit, K., Schödelbauerová, I., Tolasch, T. and Dotterl, S. (2010). Absence of pollinator-mediated premating barriers in mixed-ploidy populations of Gymnadenia conopsea s.l. (Orchidaceae). Evolutionary Ecology 24: 1199-1218.
  • Traxmandlová, I., Bhattarai, B. and Kindlmann, P. (2011). Orchid diversity in the Chitwan district. In: Kindlmann, P. (ed.). Himalayan Biodiversity in the Changing World. Springer Science+Business Media B.V. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-1802-9_3
  • Ryba, S., Titera, D., Schödelbauerová – Traxmandlová, I. and Kindlmann, P. (2012). Prevalence of honeybee viruses in the Czech Republic and coinfections with other honeybee disease. Biologia DOI: 10.2478/s11756-012-0038-5
  • Jersáková, J., Traxmandlová, I, Ipser, Z, Kropf, M, Pelegrino, G, Schatz, B, Djordjevič, V, Kindlmann, P, Renner, SS (2015). Biological flora of Central Europe: Dactylorhiza sambucina (L.) Soó.  Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 17: 318–329
  • Traxmandlová, I, Štípková, Z, Kindlmann, P (2015).  Chapter 15: Global change effects on insect diversity with examples from butterflies in the High Sudetes IN: Global change & Ecosystems, Volume 1: Predictions on Terrestrial Ecosystems (eds: Urban O., Klem K.)
  • Traxmandlová, I., Ackerman, J. D., Tremblay, R. L., Roberts, D. L., Štípková, Z. and Kindlmann, P. (2017), Determinants of orchid species diversity in world islands. New Phytol. doi:10.1111/nph.14862