Position: Vědecký pracovník
Branch: Department of Climate Variability and Climate Change Analysis
Workplace: MUNI, BrnoKotlářská 2Brno602 00
Phone: +420 549 493 167
Historical climatology, historical hydrology, climate variability and climate change, hydrometeorological extremes and their impacts, statistical analysis and homogenisation of instrumental meteorological series.
1974: Masaryk University Brno – MSc. in Mathematics-Geography
1980: Masaryk University Brno – Ph.D. in Physical Geography
1983: Comenius University Bratislava – Associated Professor of Meteorology and Climatology
1990: Charles University Prague – DrSc. in Physical Geography
1991: Masaryk University Brno – Professor of Physical Geography
1974 – recent time: gradually lecturer, senior lecturer, associated professor and professor at the Institute of Geography, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno
2011 – recent time: scientist at the Global Change Research Institute CAS, Brno
Eduard-Bruckner-Preis 2018 fur herausragende interdisciplinare Leistungen in der Klimaforschung (Germany).
Important research visits and fellowships
1983/84: Meteorological Institute, University of Bonn, Germany (stay DAAD)
1985, 1988, 1990: summer polar expeditions to Svalbard
1992/93: ETH Zurich, Switzerland (vising professor)
1994: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA
2005: Laboratory of Climate and Environmental Sciences, Paris, france
Member of editorial boards of following journals: Geografie (Prague), Geografický časopis (Bratislava, Slovakia), Meteorologický časopis (Bratislava, Slovakia), Bulletin of Geography (Torun, Poland). Member of the Czech Geographical Society and the Czech Meteorological Society.
Number of publications on WoS (to 30 September 2022): 176. Number of citations (without self-citations): 4815. H-index = 42.