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Global Change Research Institute, CAS

doc. Mgr. Ing. František Zemek, Ph.D.


Position: scientist

Branch: Department of Remote Sensing

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


Phone: +420 511 192 247

Research Focus

Assessment of ecosystems and landscape from remotely sensed data

Airborne imaging spectroscopy

GIS modelling


1978 – Faculty of Natural Sciences, Masaryk University Brno,: M. Sc. – Mathematics

1989 – Faculty of Agronomy, Prague College of Agriculture; M. Sc. – Phytotechnology  

2006 – Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of South Bohemia in Ceské Budejovice;  Ph.D. – Ecology         

2011 – Faculty of Agriculture, University of South Bohemia in Ceské Budejovice, Assoc. prof. – Applied and landscape ecology


1978-80 Geotest Brno – software engineer

1980-82 Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs – software engineer

1982-89 Research Institute for Soil and Water Conservationresearcher             

1989-     Global Change Research Institute CAS,. – scientist

Important research visits and fellowships

1992 – Macaulay Land Use Research Institute, Aberdeen, Scotland

Brief scientometrics

WOS publication overview: Publications

Peer-reviewed publications in journals with IF (30), citations – 454, H-index – 10

Selected publications: Airborne remote sensing: Theory and practice in assessment of terrestrial ecosystems