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Global Change Research Institute, CAS

Ing. Petr Lukeš, Ph.D.


Position: scientist

Branch: Department of Remote Sensing

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


Phone: +420 511 192 246

Research Focus

Remote sensing, Radiative transfer modelling, Vegetation health status


2006 Ing. Geoinformatics, VŠB-TU Ostrava

2012 PhD. Applied geoinformatics, LDF Mendelu Brno (PhD thesis: Imaging spectroscopy of Norway spruce (Picea abies (L.) Karst) ecosystems from needles to forest stands)


2007 – 2011 Czechglobe, department of Remote sensing

2012 – 2014 University of Helsinki

2015 – dosud Czechglobe, department of Remote sensing

Important research visits and fellowships

10/2009 – 05/2010 – University of Helsinki, Department of Forest Sciences

01/2012 – 11/2014 – University of Helsinki, Department of Forest Sciences

Brief scientometrics

30 publications, 656 citations, h-index:13 (Scopus)

Selected publications:

Lukeš, P., Neuwirthová, E., Lhotáková, Z., Janoutová, R., & Albrechtová, J. (2020). Upscaling seasonal phenological course of leaf dorsiventral reflectance in radiative transfer model. Remote Sensing of Environment, 246.

Rautiainen, M., Lukeš, P., Homolová, L., Hovi, A., Pisek, J., & Mõttus, M. (2018). Spectral properties of coniferous forests: A review of in situ and laboratory measurements. Remote Sensing, 10(2).

Lukeš, P., Rautiainen, M., Manninen, T., Stenberg, P., & Mõttus, M. (2014). Geographical gradients in boreal forest albedo and structure in Finland. Remote Sensing of Environment, 152, 526–535.

Lukeš, P., Stenberg, P., Rautiainen, M., Mõttus, M., & Vanhatalo, K. M. (2013). Optical properties of leaves and needles for boreal tree species in Europe. Remote Sensing Letters, 4(7), 667–676.