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Global Change Research Institute, CAS
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Ing. Manuel Acosta, Ph.D.

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Position: Senior Scientist

Branch: Department of Matters and Energy Fluxes

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

Email: acosta.m@czechglobe.cz

Phone: +420 511 192 262

Research Focus

Forest ecology, carbon cycle, greenhouse gases exchange at ecosystem level, woody-tissue and soil respiration.

Education

  • Ph.D. studies: Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry in Brno, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology, Czech Republic (1999-2005). Gained a Ph.D. degree in Forest Ecology.
  • M.Sc. studies: Saint Petersburg Forest Technical Academy, Faculty of Forestry and Landscape Architecture, Russia (1990-1995). Gained a M.Sc. degree in Agricultural Sciences.

Appointments

  • From 1/2012 – Present. Senior researcher, Global Change Research Institute, CAS, Brno, Czech Republic.
  • 1/2011 – 12/ 2011   Postdoctoral position, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.
  • 2007 – 2010   Postdoctoral position – fellowship Marie Curie Actions – Transfer of knowledge, EU, Department of Meteorology, Poznan University of Life Sciences, Poznan, Poland.
  • 2005 – 2007   Junior researcher, Institute of Systems Biology and Ecology (actual Global Change Research Centre), ASCR, Brno, Czech Republic.
  • 1999 – 2005   Research assistant, Institute of Systems Biology and Ecology (actual Global Change Research Centre), ASCR, Brno, Czech Republic.

Important research visits and fellowships

  • Institute of Soviet Cultural, Master of Science Fellowship (USSR), 1989 – 1995.
  • Marie Curie Host Fellowship for Transfer of Knowledge, Postdoctoral Fellowship (EU), 2007 – 2009.

Membership

Marie Curie Alumni Association

Brief scientometrics

Research ID A-6783-2011

WoS h-index: 13