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Global Change Research Institute, CAS

Mgr. Filip Oulehle, Ph.D.


Position: vědecký asistent

Branch: Department of Biogeochemical and Hydrological Cycles

Workplace: ÚVGZ AV ČR, v. v. i.V Jirchářích 149/6Praha110 00



Research Focus

environmental biogeochemistry, biogeochemistry of forested ecosystems, biogeochemistry of arctic ecosystems, hydrochemistry, acidification, nitrogen cycle, carbon cycle, S/N/C interactions, biogeochemical modelling


2002-2006      Ph.D. at Institute of Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Mineral Resources, Charles University, Prague

Theme of dissertation thesis:

Tree species influence on soil acidification; long-term trends and modeling.

1997-2002      M.Sc. at Institute for Environmental Studies, Charles University, Prague


2012-present   Researcher with the Department of Biogeochemistry, Czech Geological Survey, Prague

2012-present   Global Change Research Institute, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Brno (former Global Change Research Centre CAS)

2012               Biogeochemical modeller – Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Bangor, UK

2010-2011      Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow – Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Bangor, UK

2005- 2009      Researcher with the Department of Biogeochemistry, Czech Geological Survey, Prague

Important research visits and fellowships

2010-2012      Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow – Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Bangor, UK

Brief scientometrics

Since 2005 I have been author or co-author of 31 peer reviewed papers. My current H index is 13.

Published papers since 2009:

Kolář, T., Čermák, P., Oulehle, F., Trnka, M., Štěpánek, P., Cudlín, P., Hruška, J., Büntgen, U., Rybníček, M. (2015) Pollution control enhanced spruce growth in the “Black Triangle” near the Czech-Polish border. Science of the Total Environment, 538, art. no. 18295, pp. 703-711.

Oulehle, F., Cosby, B.J., Austnes, K., Evans, C.D., Hruška, J., Kopáček, J., Moldan, F., Wright, R.F. (2015) Modelling inorganic nitrogen in runoff: Seasonal dynamics at four European catchments as simulated by the MAGIC model. Science of the Total Environment, 536, pp. 1019-1028.

Kopačková, V., Lhotáková, Z., Oulehle, F., Albrechtová, J. (2015) Assessing forest health via linking the geochemical properties of a soil profile with the biochemical parameters of vegetation. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 12 (6), pp. 1987-2002.

Navrátil, T., Shanley, J., Rohovec, J., Oulehle, F., Krám, P., Matoušková, Š., Tesař, M., Hojdová, M. (2015) Mercury in stream water at five Czech catchments across a Hg and S deposition gradient. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 158, pp. 201-211.

Kucera, A., Šikl, J., Oulehle, F., Šamonil, P., Marosz, K., Hleb, R., Houška, J., Hruška, J. (2014) Comparison of modern and traditional methods of soilsorption complex measurement : the basis of long -term studies and modelling. Ekologia Bratislava, 33 (1), pp. 48-59.

Kopačková, V., Mišurec, J., Lhotáková, Z., Oulehle, F., Albrechtová, J. (2014)Using multi-date high spectral resolution data to assess the physiological status of macroscopically undamaged foliage on a regional scale. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 27 (PARTB), pp. 169-186.

Hruška, J., Krám, P., Moldan, F., Oulehle, F., Evans, C.D., Wright, R.F., Kopáček, J., Cosby, B.J. (2014) Changes in soil dissolved organic carbon affect reconstructed history and projected future trends in surface water acidification. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, 225 (7), art. no. 2015

Rowe E.C., Tipping E., Posch M., Oulehle F., Cooper D.M., Jones T.G., Burden A., Hall J., Evans C.D. (2014). Predicting nitrogen and acidity effects on long-term dynamics of dissolved organic matter. Environmental Pollution 184: 271-282.

Oulehle, F., Chuman, T., Majer, V., Hruška, J. (2013). Chemical recovery of acidified Bohemian lakes between 1984 and 2012: the role of acid deposition and bark beetle induced forest disturbance. Biogeochemistry, pp. 1-19. Article in Press.

Chuman, T., Hruška, J., Oulehle, F., Gürtlerová, P., Majer, V. (2013). Does stream water chemistry reflect watershedcharacteristics? Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 185 (7), 5683-5701.

Tahovská K., Kaňa J., Bárta J., Oulehle F., Richter A., Šantrůčková H. (2013). Microbial N immobilization is of great importance in acidified mountain spruce forest soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 59: 58-71

Evans C.D., Jones T.G., Burden A., Ostle N., Zielinski P., Cooper M.D.A., Peacock M., Clark J.M., Oulehle F., Cooper D., Freeman C. (2012). Acidity controls on dissolved organic carbon mobility in organic soils. Global Change Biology 18: 3317-3331.

Hruška J., Oulehle F., Šamonil P., Šebesta J., Tahovská K., Hleb R., Houška J., Šikl J. (2012). Long-term forest soil acidification, nutrient leaching and vegetation development: Linking modelling and surveys of a primeval spruce forest in the Ukrainian Transcarpathian Mts. Ecological Modelling 244: 28-37.

Oulehle F., Cosby B.J., Wright R.F., Hruška J., Kopáček J., Krám P., Evans C.D., and Moldan F. (2012). Modeling soil nitrogen: the MAGIC model with nitrogen retention linked to carbon turnover using decomposer dynamics. Environmental Pollution 165: 158-166.

Kopáček J., Posch M., Hejzlar J., Oulehle F., Volková A. (2012). An elevation-based regional model for interpolating sulphur and nitrogen deposition. Atmospheric Environment 50: 287-296.

Oulehle F., Evans C.D., Hofmeister J., Krejci R., Tahovska K., Persson T., Cudlin P., Hruska J. (2011) Major changes in forest carbon and nitrogen cycling caused by declining sulphur deposition. Global Change Biology 17: 3115-3129.

Šebesta J., Šamonil P., Lacina J., Oulehle F., Houška J., Buček A. (2011) Acidification of primeval forests in the Ukraine Carpathians: Vegetation and soil changes over six decades. Forest Ecology and Management 262: 1265-1279.

Oulehle F., Hleb R., Houška J., Šamonil P., Hofmeister J., Hruška J. (2010) Anthropogenic acidification effects in primeval forests in the Transcarpathian Mts., western Ukraine. Science of the Total Environment 408: 856-864.

Oulehle F. and Hruška J.(2009) Rising trends of dissolved organic matter in drinking-water reservoirs as a result of recovery from acidification in the Ore Mts., Czech Republic. Environmental Pollution157: 3433-3439.

Krám P., Hruška J., Driscoll C.T., Johnson C.E., Oulehle F. (2009) Long-term changes in aluminum fractions of drainage waters in two forest catchments with contrasting lithology. Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry103: 1465-1472.

Krám P., Oulehle F., Štědrá V., Hruška J., Shanley J.B., Minocha R. and Traister E.(2009) Geoecology of a Forested Watershed Underlain by Serpentine in Central Europe. Northeastern Naturalist16 (Special Issue 5): 309-328.

Hruška J., Krám P., McDowell W.H. and Oulehle F. (2009) Increased dissolved organic carbon (DOC) in Central Europe streams is driven by reduction in ionic strength rather than climate change or decreasing acidity. Environmental Science and Technology 43 (12): 4320-4326.