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Global Change Research Institute, CAS

RNDr. Jiří Jakubínský, Ph.D.


Position: Scientist, Head of Department

Branch: Department of ecosystem functional analysis of the landscape

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


Phone: +420 601 383 196

Research Focus

Environmental hydrology, soil water retention, ecosystem functions of river landscapes, fluvial geomorphology, small stream hydrology.


  • 2011 – 2016: PhD. in Physical Geography, Dept. of Geography, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
  • 2009 – 2011: MSc. in Physical Geography, Dept. of Geography, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
  • 2006 – 2009: BSc. in Geography and Cartography, Dept. of Geography, Masaryk University, Czech Republic


  • 2012 – ongoing: Global Change Research Institute CAS (formerly Global Change Research Centre AS CR)
  • 2015 – ongoing: Masaryk University, Faculty of Education, Dept. of Geography
  • 2018 – 2020: Masaryk University, Faculty of Science, Dept. of Botany and Zoology (Workgroup of Hydrobiology)
  • 2017: Government of the Czech Republic, European Policies Coordination Department
  • 2011 – 2012: Czech Geological Survey, Dept. of Information Systems (Brno, CZ)


Dean’s prize for the excellent representation of the Faculty in universities and research institutions outside Masaryk University (2015).

Best Poster Award Winner – 5th International EcoSummit (2016), Montpellier, France.

Important research visits and fellowships

  • 02/2019 – Athens, Greece – Training school on Economics of Sustainable Water Management of Intermittent Rivers and Ephemeral Streams (under the auspices of the UN SDSN Greece)
  • 03/2019 – Politecnico di Torino, Italy – Short term scientific mission at Department of Environment, Land and Infrastructure Engineering 


  • International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS)
  • National Platform for Ecosystem Services (NPES)
  • European Water Resources Association (EWRA)
  • International Water Resources Association (IWRA)

Brief scientometrics

  • Records on WoS/SCOPUS: 17/19
  • Citations (without self-citations) on WoS/SCOPUS: 162/215
  • H index: 7/9
  • Research ID: G-1555-2014
  • ORCID: 0000-0002-7461-2611