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Global Change Research Institute, CAS
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Mgr. Zuzana V. Harmáčková, Ph.D.

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Position: scientist

Branch: Department of the Human Dimensions of Global Change

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

Email: harmackova.z@czechglobe.cz

Phone: +420 702 012 022

Research Focus

  • Future scenarios, sustainability pathways
  • Comparative analysis of resilience indicators 
  • Assessment and evaluation of ecosystem services (InVEST, ARIES)
  • Modelling ecosystem service trade-offs
  • Social-ecological systems, Long-term socio-ecological research (LTSER)

Education

  • 2012 – 2016: Environmental Studies (Ph.D.)
    Environment Center, Charles University in Prague
    Thesis: Assessing ecosystem services and the alternatives of their future development in UNESCO biosphere reserves
  • 2006 – 2011: Ecology and Environmental Protection (Mgr. – equivalent to MSc.)
    Institute for Environmental Studies, Charles University in Prague
    Thesis: Modelling influence of spoil heap spatial heterogeneity on plant and soil development

Appointments

  • 2019 – present: Postdoctoral Researcher, Global Change Research Institute CAS (former Global Change Research Centre CAS)
  • 2017 – 2019: Postdoctoral Researcher, Stockholm Resilience Centre
  • 2012 – 2017: PhD student, Global Change Research Institute CAS (former Global Change Research Centre CAS)
    Research themes: Modelling and assessment of ecosystem services, long-term socio-ecological research (LTSER)

Important research visits and fellowships

  • 2018: Visiting Scholar – Leuphana University (Prof. Joern Fischer)
  • 2015: Visiting Scholar – Stockholm Resilience Centre (Dr. Stephan Barthel)
  • 2013: Visiting Scholar – University of Gothenburg, School of Business, Economy and Law, Environmental Economics Unit
    (Assoc. Prof. Gunnar Köhlin)

Membership

  • IPBES (Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services): Values Assessment,
    Chapter 5: Incorporating multiple values of nature and nature’s contribution to people for just and sustainable futures
  • IPBES (Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services): Regional assessment on biodiversity and ecosystem services – Europe and Central Asia, Chapter 5: Integrated and cross-scale analysis of interactions of the natural world and human society
  • Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP): Thematic Working Group on Ecosystem Services in Trade-off Analysis and Project Evaluation
  • Young Ecosystem Services Specialists

Brief scientometrics

  • ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Zuzana_Harmackova