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RNDr. Zdenka Křenová, Ph.D.

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Position: junior researcher

Branch: Department of Biodiversity Research

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

Email: krenova.z@czechglobe.cz

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Research Focus

Ecology, population biology, conservation biology, protected areas management, wilderness

Education

2003 – 10 months postdoc position – UCLA, supervisor prof. R. Mattoni

2001 – Ph.D. – University of South Bohemia, Č. Budějovice; population biology of endangered species, supervisor prof. J. Lepš

1997 – M.S. – University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice; botany

1994 – B.S. – University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice; plant ecology

Appointments

Working experiences: Ecologist, population biologist, university teacher, NP Administration – deputy director, Natura 2000 expert, Vice–President Czech Europarc Federation, LTER platform coordinator

2016 – Global Change Research Institute CAS

2012– 2015, Global Change Research Centre, AS CR:Junior researcher – Department of Biodiversity

2012– now, Charles University Prague, Faculty of Sciences: University teacher – courses: Management of Protected Areas, Strategic planning in Nature Conservation

2001– 2004, University of South Bohemia, Faculty of Sciences: University teacher – courses: Nature Conservation, Plant Population Ecology, Strategic planning in Forestry and Nature Conservation – this course is offered together with the University of Wagenningen, NL

2010– 2012, Bavarian Forest National Park, Germany:Consulter – Natura 2000 expert and several transboundary projects

2004– 2010, Šumava National Park, Czech Republic:Head of Department of Research and Nature Protection, a Deputy Director of NP since May 2007

1997–2004, University of South Bohemia, Faculty of Sciences:Research assistant – several plant ecology projects

2003, Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, Los Angeles, California:Project manager – restoration project

1999 – 2002, State Agency of Nature Conservation, Czech Republic: Botanist

Important research visits and fellowships

2003 – 10 months postdoc position – UCLA, supervisor prof. R. Mattoni & restoration project in Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, Los Angeles, California; project manager in restoration project – conservation & monitoring of endemic Palos Verdes Blues

abroad experiences longer than 20 days: Scandinavia, Romania – Carpathians, Southwest and West USA, Egypt, South Africa, Kazakhstan, Australia & Tasmania, Bolivia, Spain and many European NPs

Membership

IUCN, WCPA; December 2014 – present

Society for Conservation Biology, Police Comm.; January 2012 – present

Czech Botanical Society – a member; June 1992 – present

Czech Ecological Society – a member; October 2009 – present

Europarc Federation, Czech section – a vice-president, June 2008 – May 2011

Czech LTER Committee – a member; January 2009 – present

Brief scientometrics

Scientific papers:

Křenová Z., Chocholoušková Z., Zýval V. (2021) Salt no longer travels through the Bohemian Forest along the Golden Trail, but halophytic neophytes do. European Journal of Environmental Sciences, 11 (2), 29–38. https://doi.org/10.14712/23361964.2021.10

Vosmíková A., Křenová Z. (2021) The status of commons in the changing landscape in the Czech Republic. European Journal of Environmental Sciences, 11 (1), 12–20. https://doi.org/10.14712/23361964.2021.2

Jakubska-Busse A.,Tsiftsis S, Sliwinski M. Křenová Z et al. 2021 How to protect natural habitats of rare terrestrial orchids effectively: A comparative case study of Cypripedium calceolus in different geographical regions of Europe. Plants 2021, 10, 404. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants10020404

Bufková I, Křenová Z & Bastl M. 2021.Ten years of changes in hydrology and vegetation in montane mires of temperate zone in Central Europe (Šumava National Park). Silva Gabreta, 27: 17–32.

Krenova Z., Bilek O., Zyval V. (2020) Does artificial snow fertilise the soil of mountain meadows in the Krkonoše National Park? EJES 10 (1): 32-41. DOI: 10.14712/23361964.2020.5

Trnka, M., Balek, J., Možný, M., Cienciala, E., Čermák, P., Semerádová, D., Jurečka, F., Hlavinka, P., Štěpánek, P., Farda, A., Skalák, P., Beranová, J., Chuchma, F., Zahradníček, P., Janouš, D., Žalud, Z., Dubrovský, M., Kindlmann, P., Křenová, Z., Fischer, M., Hruška, J., Brázdil, R. (2020) Observed and expected changes in wildfire-conducive weather and fire events in peri-urbanzones and key nature reserves of the Czech Republic. Climate Research 82(2020): 33-54.Křenová Z, Brabec J, Rössler S, Kindlmann P (2019) Can we learn from the ecology of the Bohemian gentian and save another closely related species of Gentianella? PLoS ONE 14(12): e0226487. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0226487

Křenová Z., Brabec J., Rössler S., Kindlmann P. (2019) Can we learn from the ecology of the Bohemian gentian and save another closely related species of Gentianella? PLoS ONE 14(12): e0226487. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0226487

Bílá K., Křenová Z., Pícha Z., Kindlmann P. (2019) Effect of nature conservation on the socio-economic development of municipalities in the south western border region of the Czech Republic. European Journal of Environmental Sciences, 9(2): 63–71. https://doi.org/10.14712/23361964.2019.8″

Křenová Z., Shelly J. S., Chocholoušková Z. (2019) Methods for monitoring alpine plant phenology: a pilot study in the Line Creek Plateau Research Natural Area, USA European Journal of Environmental Sciences, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 77–86 https://doi.org/10.14712/23361964.2019.10

Křenová Z. (2018) Canoeing with pearl mussels. International Journal of Wilderness. 24(1): 33–37.

Křenová Z. & Seifert L. (2018) The Silva Gabreta Project – transboundary cooperationin monitoring of biodiversity and water regime. Silva Gabreta, 24: 1–20.

Křenová Z., Zýval V. Zýval V. jun., Chocholoušková Z. (2018) Increasing concentration of deicing salt in soils of the Bavarian Forest National Park. European Journal of Environmental Sciences Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 109-116.

Zýval V., Křenová Z., Raus M., Štrulp V.., Zýval V. jun. & Zývalová J. (2018) Effects of Deicing Salt in Protected Areas: Water Quality Monitoring in the River Basin with the Occurrence of a Rare Pearl Mussel. Journal of the Polish Mineral Engineering Society January-June: 99-102.

Zýval V., Křenová Z., Kindlmann P. (2016) Conservation implications of forest changes caused by bark beetle management in the Sumava National Park. Biological Conservation, 204, č. DEC 2016, s. 394-402. ISSN 0006-3207.

Kindlmann P. & Křenová Z. (2016) Protect Czech Park from development. Nature 531:448.

Křenová Z. & Kindlmann P. (2015) Natura 2000 – Solution for Eastern Europe or just a good start? The Šumava National Park as a test case. Biological Conservation 186: 268–275.

Zenáhlíková J., Červenka J., Čížková P., Bečka P., Starý M., Marek P., Křenová Z. & Svoboda M. (2015) The Biomonitoring project – monitoring of forest ecosystems in non-intervention areas of the Šumava National Park. Silva Gabreta, 21: 95–104.

Zýval V, Křenová Z., Chocholoušková Z., Zýval V. jun. & Zývalová J. (2015) Effects of applying deicing salt to roads in protected areas of the Bohemian Forest region. Silva Gabreta, 21: 43–52.

Dickie I., Whiteley G., Kindlmann P., Křenová Z., Bláha J. (2014) An outline of economic impacts of management options for Šumava National Park, European Journal of Environmental Sciences, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 5–29.

Křenová Z., Vrba J. (2014) Just how many obstacles are there to creating a national park? A case study from the Šumava National Park. European Journal of Environmental Sciences, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 30–36.

Vojtěch O., Křenová Z., Jakuš R. (2013) Species of bark beetles (Scolytinae) collected in the Bohemian Forest at Smrčina/Hochficht two years after the Kyrill hurricane. Silva Gabreta 19: 149–164.

Bláha J., Rumpolt D., Křenová Z. (2013) Can Natura 2000 mapping be used to zone the Šumava National Park? European Journal of Environmental Sciences, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 57–64

Křenová Z. & Hruška J. (2012) Proper zonation – an essential tool for the future conservation of the Šumava National Park. European Journal of Environmental Sciences, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 62–72

Křenová Z., Chocholoušková Z., Zýval V. (2012) Effects of applying deicing salt to roads in protected areas: a preliminary study in the Bavarian Forest National Park. European Journal of Environmental Sciences Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 56–61.

Křenová Z. & Kiener H. (2012) Europe’s Wild Heart – still beating? Experiences from a new transboundary wilderness area in the middle of the Old Continent. European Journal of Environmental Sciences Vol. 2, No 2. pp. 115–124.

Čížková P., Svoboda M. & Křenová Z. (2011) Natural regeneration of acidophilous spruce mountain forests in non–intervention management areas of the Šumava National Park – the first results of the Biomonitoring project. Silva Gabreta 17/1: 19–35.

Křenová Z. & Kiener H. (2011) Europe’s Wild Heart – Responsibility for Europe. In: Vasilijevic, M.,Pezold, T. (eds.) Crossing Borders for Nature. European examples of transboundary conservation. IUCN. Pp.42–45.

Kiener H., & Krenova Z. (2009) Europe’s Wild Heart and Lecture after Kyrill. In: Husslein, M., H. Kiener, Z. Křenová & M. Šolar (eds.) The appropriateness of non–intervention management for protected areas and Natura 2000 sites. Srni Conference Report. Grafenau/Vimperk 2009. Pp 24–27.

Křenová Z. (2009) Výzkum pro národní parky, národní parky pro výzkum. [Research for National Parks, National Parks for Research] In: Fanta, J., Křenová, Z. (eds.) Management lesů v českých národních parcích. Sborník referátů ze semináře [The Forest Management in the Czech National Parks], Správa NP a CHKO Šumava, Kašperské Hory. Pp 170–181 (in Czech with English abstracts).

Meyer T., Kiener H. & Křenová Z. (2009) Wild Heart of Europe. International Journal of Wilderness. 15(3): 33–40.

Hofhanzlová E. & Křenová Z. (2007) Pollination strategy and reproductive success of Gentiana pannonica in natural population. Silva Gabreta 13(2): 83–94.

Mattoni R., Longcore T., Krenova Z. & Lipman A. (2003) Mass rearing the endangered Palos Verdes blue (Glaucopsyche lygdamus palosverdesensis:Lycaenidae). Journal of Research on Lepidoptera 37: 55–68.

Oostermeijer J.G.B., Luijten S.H., Křenová Z.V. & den Nijs H.C.M. (1998) Relationships between population and habitat characteristics reproduction of the rare Gentiana pneumonanthe L. Conservation Biology 12:1042–1053.

Křenová, Z. & Lepš J. (1996) Regeneration of a Gentiana pneumonanthe population in an oligotrophic meadow. Journal Vegetation Science 7:107–112.

 

Books:

Křenová Z., Kindlmann P. (2018) Transboundary cooperation – the best way to share common responsibility for future. Pp 35 – 53. In: Suratman M.N. (ed.) National Parks – Management and Conservation. ISBN 978-953-51-5875-2. InTechOpen.

Křenová Z. (2015) Ochrana lesa v chráněných územích. Pp 279–192. In: Jakuš R. & Blažienec M. (eds.). Princípy ochrany dospelých smrekových porastov pred podkôrnym hmyzom. Ústav ekológie lesa, Slovenská akadémia vied, Zvolen

Watson A, Carver S., Křenová Z., McBride B. (eds.) (2015) Science and stewardship to protect and sustain wilderness values: Tenth World Wilderness Congress symposium; 2013, 4-10 October, Salamanca, Spain. Proceedings RMRS-P-74. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 208 p.

Křenová Z. (2015) Pro pár stromů starý let se nerozhněvá… Pp. 145–158. In: Chocholoušková Z., Vlach P. Biologie všedního dne. ZČU. Plzeň. 2015.

Křenová Z. & Hruška J. (2012) Ochrana přírody na Šumavě: výhled do budoucna Pp. 241–262. In: Kindlmann, P. et al. Lesy Šumavy, lýkožrout a ochrana přírody. Carolinum Praha. 2012.

Heurich M., Beudert B., Rall H. & Krenova Z. (2010) National Parks as Model Regions for Interdisciplinary LTER: The Bavarian Forest and Šumava National Parks Underway to Transboundary Ecosystem Research. 327–344 In: Müller, F. et al. (ed.). Long–Term Ecological Research. Between Theory and Application. Springer.

Šantrůčková, H., Vrba J., Křenová Z., Svoboda M., Benčoková A., Edwards M., Fuchs R., Hais M., Hruška J., Matějka K., Rusek J. (2010) Co vyprávějí šumavské smrčiny. [The Story of Mountain Spruce Forests in the Sumava Mts]. Pp. 153 Vimperk. In Czech – the interpretation of the current scientific knowledge to the public.

Husslein, M., Kiener H., Křenová Z. & Šolar M. (eds.) (2009) The appropriateness of non–intervention management for protected areas and Natura 2000 sites. Srni Conference Report. Grafenau/Vimperk 2009

Křenová, Z. (2002) Five articles about Maculinea species – endangered blue butterflies and their food plants. In: Beneš J. & Konvička M. (eds.) 2002. Motýli České republiky: Rozšíření a ochrana. [Butterflies of the Czech Republic: Distribution and Conservation]. SOM. Praha.