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Global Change Research Institute, CAS

Experimental workplace of plant ecophysiology Domanínek

Location: Bohemian-Moravian Highlands

Altitude: 590 m above sea level
Average annual temperature (1981-2010): 7.2 ° C
Average annual rainfall (1981-2010): 609 mm


  • study of the influence of increased CO2 concentration on controlled ecosystems in combination with the effects of drought stress, UV radiation and nutrition
  • research into the effects of CO2 on physiological (photosynthesis, water regime) and biochemical processes in plants
  • research on the relationship between water balance and nutrition on substance fluxes in crops and fast-growing tree species
  • development and application of ecosystem models, remote sensing methods and other agroclimatological tools and applications

Experimental workplace of plant ecophysiology

  • was built with the support of the project of European Centers of Excellence OP RDI CzechGlobe
  • is part of the European infrastructure of the AnaEE project (analysis and experimentation on ecosystems) integrated into the international research infrastructure ESFRI (European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures)
  • part of the national research and development infrastructure for carbon monitoring in the Czech Republic – CzeCOS
  • is part of the Joint Programming Initiative – FACCE MACSUR – focused on research into the impacts of climate change on agrosystems within the Czech Republic and the EU