Branch: Department of the Human Dimensions of Global Change
Workplace: ÚVGZ AV ČR, v. v. i.V Jirchářích 149/6Praha110 00
Phone: +420 703 828 750
Ecosystem Services and Disaster Risk Reduction, Freshwater Ecosystem Services, Environmental Security
Global Change and Adaptive Resource Management, Water Governance, Adaptive Flood Risk Management
2004 – 2009: Ph.D. in Physical Geography. Department of Geography, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno. (Thesis: “Bottomland vegetation in relation to fluvial geomorphic landforms in near-natural river reaches in Hrubý and Nízký Jeseník Mountains”)
1999 – 2004: MSc. (First Class) Teaching training in biology, geography and geology. Faculty of Science, Palacký University Olomouc
2012 – present: Researcher, Global Change Research Centre AS CR. Interdisciplinary research in the field of climate change adaptation, adaptive resources management, ecosystem services and environmental security.
2008 – 2011: Lecturer in Landscape Ecology and Physical Geography, Department of Geography, Palacký University Olomouc. Teaching of undergraduate and masters courses: Physical Geography, Methods in Physical Geography, Landscape Ecology, Landscape Planning, Regional Geography of Middle East. Supervising dissertations.
2007 – 2008: Environmental Management Consultant, Ekoaudit Ltd., Brno. Environmental Impact Assessments, Strategic Environmental Assessments.
Important research visits and fellowships
2010: Tagliamento, Italy: Visiting researcher, research on short-term changes of Tagliamento River ecosystem (coordinated by the university Università degli Studi di Trento and Queen Mary University of London)
2009: Visiting lecturer at Karl-Franzens University in Graz, Austria. (Invited lecture: Human intervention into Landscape in the Czech Republic during the Communist Era)
2007: Visiting Scholar, Department of Geography, King’s College London (Professor Angela Gurnell)
2012 – present: The Ecosystem Services Partnership (Co-leader of Working Group on Ecosystem Services and Disaster Risk Reduction)