Below are profiles of the authors, who are leaders of the authors´ team. The profiles are published since the inception of the website.

 

 

Beran

Ing. Adam Beran

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Prague

adam.beran@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

Student of Ph.D. program Environmental modelling in the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Faculty of Environmental Sciences. He has worked in the TGM WRI, p. r. i., since 2010. He focuses on the hydrological modelling in the climate change. Projects: Increasing water resources availability in selected regions of Karlovy Vary district, Landscape strategy protection against negative impacts of floods and erosions processes using actions consistent with nature in the Czech Republic, Review of the groundwater resources in the Czech Republic.


Kozin

Ing. Roman Kožín

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Prague

roman.kozin@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

He has been an employee of the TGM WRI, p. r. i, since 2010. He graduated from the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague in 2009 and received MSc. in Environmental modelling. Currently, he is studying a doctoral program with focus on hydrological modelling. He has participated in several projects regarding climate change and its impact on hydrological balance in the Czech Republic.


Hrdinka

RNDr. Tomáš Hrdinka, Ph.D.

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Prague

tomas.hrdinka@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

He acquired Ph.D. at the Charles University, Faculty of Science, where he worked for 3 years as an assistant at Department of Physical Geography and Geoecology. Since 2010 he has been working at T.G. Masaryk Water Research Institute, p.r.i., as a hydrologist. He participated in many projects in the Czech Republic and abroad, such as the Review of Groundwater Resources in the Czech Republic (Ministry of Environment), Proposal of a System for Managing Emergency Situations Associated with Drought and Water Scarcity in the Czech Republic (Ministry of Defence), and the Kyrgyz Republic – Analysis of the Risk of Failure of Alpine Lake Dams and the Mitigation of the Consequent Impacts under the Official Development Assistance (Ministry of Environment).


Soukalova

Ing. Eva Soukalová, CSc.

CHMI, Brno

eva.soukalova@chmi.cz
www.chmi.cz

Hydrologist, Head of Hydrology Hydrometeorological Institute branch in Brno. She deals with issues of groundwater, including static methods for predicting their regime. She has long represented the Czech Republic in international activities in the Danube basin, for cooperation with Austria received the Gold Medal of Merit of the State of Lower Austria.


Vizina

Ing. Adam Vizina, Ph.D.

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Prague

adam.vizina@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

He is an employee of the department of Hydrology of TGM WRI, p.r.i., since 2007. He studied doctoral studies at the Department of water resources and environmental modelling at the Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague, where he completed doctoral program on environmental modelling in 2007. He is responsible for: the assessment of the hydrological balance for current and future conditions, evaluation of hydrological extremes, hydrological modelling and big data analysis.


Vlnas

Ing. Radek Vlnas

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Prague

radek.vlnas@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

He is an employee of Department of Hydrology at TGM WRI, p.r.i., since 2008. He graduated from the Department of Water Management of the Czech Technical University in Prague in 1996. Since then he has been working at the Department of groundwater of the Czech Hydrometeorological Institute in Prague. He is engaged in runoff modelling, water balance issues and drought assessment. He participated in the projects Temporal and spatial variability of hydrological drought in climate change conditions in the Czech Republic (2008–2010) or Proposal of a system for managing emergency situations associated with drought and water scarcity in the Czech Republic (2011–2014).


martin-caletka

Mgr. Martin Caletka

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Brno

martin.caletka@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

Research worker of the TGM Water Research Institute at the department of water management since 2013. He finished master programme in Physical geography at the Faculty of Science, Masaryk University in Brno. Currently, he has been studying doctoral degree, focusing on options of detection of convective structures on weather radar images and GIS modelling. He participates in projects of Strategy for protection against negative impacts of floods and erosive phenomena by natural-friendly measures and System of management and monitoring of water infrastructure.


jana-uhrova

Ing. Jana Uhrová, Ph.D.

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Brno

jana.uhrova@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

She is a part of the team department of water management since 2014.  She completed Ph.D. study in 2015 at the Brno University of Technology, Faculty of civil engineering, subject of study Water Management and Water Structures. During doctoral studies she contributed to solving a number of projects. Professional orientation is focused on the landscape water management (evaluation of water erosion and runoff from the catchment area). Today, she is working on projects: New approaches to optimization of integrated protection systems in the context of their economic sustainability, Complex planning, monitoring, information and educational tools for adaptation to the impacts of climate change, with the main emphasis on agriculture and forestry management in the landscape.


milena-forejtnikova

Ing. Milena Forejtníková

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Brno

milena.forejtnikova@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

Since 1989, she is member staff of the Water Quality Protection department at the Brno branch of WRI. In 1980, she finished study of Water Management and Water Structures at the Faculty of Civil Engineering on the Technical University in Brno and in 1985 Hydrobiology – Hydro ecology at University JEP of Brno. She focuses mainly on surface water quality and sources of its pollution. As principal investigator she led projects with this theme, including projects carried in cooperation with Austria. She actively participates in a number of other topics, presently she leads the projects  Significant Areas of Cultural and Historical Values Threatened by Natural and Anthropogenic Influences (Program NAKI) and Analysis and Evaluation of Socio-economic Impacts on Community Development in Areas Protected for Surface Water Accumulation (the TAČR – OMEGA  program).


marek-vondra

Ing. Mgr. Marek Vondra

BUT, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, NETME Centre & Institute of Process Engineering

vondra@upei.fme.vutbr.cz
www.vutbr.czwwwvutbr.cz

Marek Vondra is a graduate of the Masters Law and Legal Science Programme at Faculty of Law, Masaryk University in Brno since 2010. He was a trainee at Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery Ltd. between 2011 and 2013. He graduated in 2013 as a Master of Process Engineering programme from the Department of Process Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology. Recently, he’s a Ph.D. student at the same workplace and an employee at the Department of Process Engineering at the regional research and development NETME Centre. He’s concerned with a wastewater thickening and a reduction of energy consumption in several industrial processes. He’s also participating in the project focused on process design integration in the waste-to-energy field.


milos-rozkosny

Ing. Miloš Rozkošný, Ph.D.

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Brno

milos.rozkosny@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

He studied the Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering. In 2000 he acquired doctoral degree within study program at the Department of Landscape Water Management at the Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering in Brno. He deals mainly with the issue of the elimination of waste water pollution from small point sources (under 1,000 p.e.), diffuse and non-point sources of pollution, utilization of natural (extensive) technologies for waste water treatment and purification of polluted surface water and surface run-offs. He also deals with the issue of a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation of the condition and water quality and aquatic and wetland ecosystems, restoration of surface water network and small water reservoirs.


svetlana-zahradkova

doc. RNDr. Světlana Zahrádková, Ph.D.

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Brno

svetlana.zahradkova@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

She is an employee of the department of Hydrobiology of WRI, p.r.i., since 2011, and the Department of Botany and Zoology at the Masaryk University in Brno since 1992. At this university, she studied biology doctoral studies completed at the same place in the field of Hydrobiology. She is responsible for running waters – assessment of their ecological status, long-term changes in biodiversity and the effect of drying up of streams and aquatic invertebrates.


RNDr. Dana Baudišová, Ph.D.

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Prague

dana.baudisova@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

She is a head of Department of Water Microbiology of T. G. Masaryk Water Research Institute, p.r.i., since of 1993. In the year of 1988 she finished the study of Biology at the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Charles University and in 2000 she finished the postgraduate study of Microbiology at the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Charles University.  She is concerned with all aspects of water microbiology focus on hygienically important bacteria, new methods and microbial pollution including its elimination and sources of microbial contamination. Latest projects concerned the research of bathing waters and detection of assimilable organic carbon in water treatment systems.


Ing. Barbora Sedlářová

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Prague

barbora.sedlarova@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

She is employed at the Department of Radioecology, TGM WRI, p.r. i., since 1998. She graduated from the Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering at the Czech Technical University in Prague at the Department of Nuclear Chemistry in 1996. She cooperates in numerous projects, for example: Ensuring of the Radiation Monitoring Network, Development of the rapid determination of the radioactive contamination in water, Research of the Temelín NPP impact on the surface water quality, Determination of tritium in surface waters affected by the Temelín NPP.


RNDr. Eva Sovjáková

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Prague

eva.sovjakova@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

Mrs. Eva Sovjáková graduated from Charles University Prague, the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics in 1974. Between 1992 –1998 she was at the position of the Director of the Department of the Geographical information of the Ministry for Regional Development of the Czech Republic. From 1999 –2013 she worked as the senior officer in the Department of Water Protection of the Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic. The professional background of the T. G. Masaryk Water Research Institute, p.r.i.,  enabled her cooperation with the Ministry of Interior of the Czech Republic on preparation of the Action Plan of the Strategy of Spatial Data Infrastructure in the Czech Republic up to 2020 (2014–2015). She works in the field of Geographic information/Geomatics as the chairperson of the mirrored National Standardization Commission (TNK 122) of the designated national standardization body – the Office for Standardization, Metrology and Testing, Prague.


Jan Kašpárek

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Prague

jan.kasparek@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

He is an instrumentation technician in the section of hydrology in WRI p.r.i., since 1998. Previously he worked in the WRI department laboratory and measuring technology, the KAP Company (monitoring contaminated areas) and the Institute of Radiation Oncology (dosimetry). He studied the Electrical Engineering Technical College. He provides all types of discharge and groundwater measurements and the long-term meteorological and hydrological observation of the Police Basin and the catchment of Rakovnický stream. He prepared installation and operation of observation networks for a number of major projects, such as the Water reclamation of the residual pit after coal mines, Review of Groundwater Resources in the Czech Republic and Protection of the sites of accumulation of surface water.


Ing. Jiří Šajer

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Ostrava

jiri.sajer@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

He studied Civil engineering at the Brno University of Technology, Water structures and management. He works as s research worker since 1995 in the Department of separation quality and water management of the T. G. Masaryk Water Research Institute, p.r.i., Ostrava Branch. The main area of his professional activity is the evaluation and assessment of chemical and hydrobiological analysis of surface water in relation to modelling and forecasting of water purity and expertise in the field of waste water and border flows. International activities 2003–2004: cooperation on an international Pilot River Basin Lusatian Neisse.


Ing. Martina Beránková

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Prague

martina.berankova@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

In 1993 she graduated from the University of Chemistry and Technology in Prague, Faculty of Environmental Technology. Then she worked at the Nuclear Research Institute in Řež as a toxicologist and professional waste manager. She also worked on a security risk analysis of a chemical company. Then she made environmental audits and environmental risk analysis in the Ekosystem company. She has been working at T. G. Masaryk Water Research Institute since 1998. She participates in research projects in the field of wastewater treatment technologies and she deals with testing in the testing laboratory of small wastewater treatment plants. She is interested in alternative methods of wastewater treatment.


Mgr. Vít Kodeš, Ph.D.

CHMI

kodes@chmi.cz
www.chmi.cz

He is a head of Water Quality section of the Czech Hydrometeorological Institute. He graduated as hydrogeologist from the Faculty of Sciences of the Charles University in Prague. He received a Ph.D. degree from the Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Sciences of the Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague in exploitation and protection of natural resources with focus on pesticides in groundwater. He has worked at CHMI since 1990; he worked temporarily at the University of South Carolina as a technician in 1997–1999. His scientific interests are water quality monitoring, pesticides, passive sampling of micro pollutants and environmental information systems.


RNDr. Josef K. Fuksa, CSc.

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Prague

josef.fuksa@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

He has been working in TGM WRI since 1989, now in the Department of Water and Wastewater Technologies. He graduated in 1968 in Hydrobiology from the Faculty of Sciences, Charles University in Prague, than he was employed in a geological company – Stavební geologie. His main field of study are microbial processes in running waters, transformations of nitrogen and of specific pollutants in rivers and general trends of quality of water in rivers. He acts as a chairman of the Czech Ramsar Committee. He is a lecturer at the Faculty of Sciences of the Charles University – courses of Aquatic Microbial Ecology and Ecology of Running Waters.


Ing. Eva Mlejnská

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Prague

eva.mlejnska@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

Since 2002 – researcher, since 2006 – Head of Technological Laboratory, and since 2013 – Head of the Department of Reference Laboratory for the Environment Components and Waste at TGM WRI. She graduated from the University of Chemistry and Technology in Prague, Faculty of environmental technology. Since 2013, she is a GWP CEE council member. Main areas of interest focused on: non-conventional wastewater treatment of small municipalities, quality of groundwater sources in the capital city of Prague etc.


Ing. Eduard Hanslík, CSc.

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Prague

eduard.hanslik@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

Eduard Hanslík is a member of the Radioecology department of the T. G. Masaryk Water Research Institute, p.r.i., where he has worked since 1959. He completed his studies at the Department of Water Technology and Environment of the University of Chemistry and Technology in Prague in 1969 and successfully concluded his postgraduate research at the same university in 1981. He participated in the UNESCO Hydrological Course at Lomonosov University in Moscow. He focused on behavior of radioactive substances in the aquatic environment. Since 2001, the main aim of his work has been evaluation of the possible impact of the Temelin Nuclear Power Plant on the environment, especially the hydrosphere. He investigated the contamination of the environment due to the nuclear reactor accident at Chernobyl and atmospheric tests of nuclear weapons. He also focused on the possibilities of removal of radioactive substances, including radon-222 gas, during water treatment.  He is an expert guarantor of national conferences e.g. „Radionuclides and ionizing radiation in water management“ (1978–2014). He is the head of Subcommittee no. 4 Radiology, which is part of the Technical Standards Commission no. 104. He participates in the development of Czech technical standards and Technical standards for water management. He is also a member of the expert group Waste Water and Water Purification of the Czech Water Management Society, the Interdepartmental Commission on Radon and the International Union of Radioecology. He is the author of dozens of contributions to national and international conferences, dozens of scientific papers in national and international journals IJNESE, JRNC and J.  Environ. Radioact., and many monographs.


Ing. Petr Tušil, Ph.D., MBA

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Ostrava

petr.tusil@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

Petr Tušil has been working in TGM WRI, p.r.i., in Ostrava branch since 1997. In 2003, he completed a doctorate at the Institute of Environmental Engineering of the Faculty of Mining and Geology in the Technical University in Ostrava. In 2010, he completed management studies (MBA) at Liverpool John Moores University, Faculty of Business and Law. Since 2007, he has been the manager of Ostrava branch in TGM WRI and also head of the Laboratory of hydrochemical and hydrobiological analyses TGM WRI in Ostrava. Since 2012, he is a chairman of the Council of TGM WRI. Since 2015, he has become a member of the Committee of Scientific and Technological Czech Water Company. His professional activities are focused on the issue of monitoring and assessment of the status of surface waters following the requirements of the Water Framework Directive 2000/60/EC on water policy. He actively participates in the activities of the International Commission for the Protection of the Oder River (ICPO), where he has worked in the working group “GM-Monitoring” since 2007. In the period of 2012–2015 he was a member of the research team in the Security Research of the Ministry of the Interior – “Determination of the amount of illegal drugs and their metabolites in municipal wastewater” (DRAGON).


Ing. Libor Ansorge, Ph.D.

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Prague

libor.ansorge@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

He has been an employee of the WRI TGM, p. r. i, since 2011. He graduated from the Czech Technical University in Prague in 1997 in the field of study Water management and water buildings of Civil engineering master study programme and in 2017 he graduated from Environmental engineering doctoral program with focus on future water needs. He has participated in several research projects in the Czech Republic.


RNDr. Josef Vojtěch Datel, Ph.D.

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Prague

josef.datel@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

He graduated from the Faculty of Science at Charles University in Prague, MSc in hydrogeology and engineering geology (1987), RNDr. in groundwater hydraulics and hydrology (1988), in 2008 he defended his PhD thesis in the field of regional hydrogeology of thermal waters. In years 1988–1996 he had a job as an independent hydrogeologist in the company Water Resources, Inc. in Prague, as a specialist in water protection and remediation. Since 1996 he has worked as a senior lecturer at Charles University, where he was a head of the Department of Hydrogeology (since 2008). Since 2011, he works as a head of the Department of Hydrology in the Water Research Institute T. G Masaryk, p.r.i., and also as a lecturer at Charles University. He deals with water protection, regional hydrogeology, groundwater hydrology and water resources management. Since 1996 he is president of the Czech Association of Hydrogeologists (CAH), and since 2016 president of the Czech Committee of the International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH). J. V. Datel is one of the main and long-standing organizers of Czech hydrogeological congresses. In recent years he was interested in research projects related to management of small water resources, vulnerable areas, water pollution from agriculture or conceptual and mathematical modelling of groundwater flow and contaminant transport around Dukovany and Temelín nuclear power plants.


Dr.-Ing. Torsten Heyer

TU Dresden

torsten.heyer@tu-dresden.de
www.tu-dresden.de

Dr.-Ing. Torsten Heyer works at the Institute of Hydraulic Engineering and Applied Hydromechanics at the Technische Universität Dresden. He finished his studies of civil engineering at the Technische Universität Dresden in 1999, including a one year stay at the Heriot-Watt-University in Edinburgh, and worked as a development engineer in a marina construction company in Rostock, Germany. After returning to his Alma Mater, he received his PhD at the faculty of civil engineering in 2010. Besides lecturing obligations in the field of river engineering, navigational engineering as well as coastal and marine engineering, his main field of research lies in risk analysis, with flood routing and levee safety assessment in particular. Currently, flood risk analysis by means of coupling 3D city models with hydronumeric models and investigations towards technical measures for levee protection against burrowing animals are in his main focus of research.


doc. Ing. Lenka Slavíková, Ph.D.

IEEP, J. E. Purkyne University in Usti nad Labem

slavikova@ieep.cz
www.ieep.cz

Lenka Slavíkova is a member of the Faculty of Social and Economic Studies of J. E. Purkyně University in Ustí nad Labem. She graduated from the University of Economics in Prague, specialization Public Policy and Public Administration with the focus on Environmental Economics. Her long-term interest is in water and biodiversity governance and institutional analysis of the environmental policy tools. In April 2009, Mrs. Slavíkova finished her PhD programme and her dissertation on the economic school of thought that is relevant for nature protection. In 2015 she was given the title Assoc. Prof. in Public Economics at Masaryk University in Brno.


RNDr. Jitka Svobodová

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Prague

jitka.svobodova@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

She has been an employee of the Department of Protection of Aquatic Ecosystems in WRI since 1998. In 1983 she graduated in Protection of the natural environment from the Faculty of Science of Charles University in Prague. She participates in projects Monitoring Natura 2000 sites as a tool for effective management and protection of native crayfish, where is the principal investigator. She is a member of the research team in projects Research and protection of hydrosphere – The conditions for preserving the occurrence of specially protected species of aquatic and wetland organisms (especially Austropotamobius torrentium and Astacus astacus), Emissions and their impact in water environment, Erosion washout: increased possibility of danger for population and water quality in connection with expected climate change, etc.


RNDr. Marek Liška, Ph.D.

Vltava River Basin, State Enterprise

marek.liska@pvl.cz
www.pvl.cz

Marek Liška is a head of the Department of water-management laboratories of the Vltava River Board. He finished the Charles University, Faculty of Science, Department of Parazitology and Hydrobiology. He continued the PhD thesis focused on the bioacumulation of trace elements in biomass of freschwater animals on the same department. After then he worked in laboratory of  Želivka – Waterworks. Since 1996 he has worked in the Department of water-management laboratories of the Vltava River Board.  His main specialization is monitoring of water quality in rivers and reservoirs and evaluation of ecological and chemical status of surface water. He has focused on research and evaluation of pesticides compounds, drugs and other specific organic compounds in the Czech surface water.


Ing. Viktor Levitus

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Prague

viktor.levitus@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

He is an employee of T. G. Masaryk Water Research Institute, department of GIS and cartography since 2007, during period 01/2008–12/2014 as a head of the department. In 2000 he graduated from Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of civil engineering, branch of environmental engineering. He is specialist in the field of geographic information systems with focus on desktop and server technologies of ESRI ArcGIS platform, programming tools based on python language and web applications development. In T. G. Masaryk Water Research Institute he works on operation and administration of the data store, GIS server platform ArcGIS for Server, web applications development, desktop tools for automation of some specific GIS tasks and provides helpdesk for ESRI ArcGIS software users in the institution.


Mgr. Martin Stehlík

Sweco Hydroprojekt a. s., Prague

martin.stehlik@sweco.cz
www.sweco.cz

In Sweco Hydroprojekt he has worked since 2004. In 1996 he graduated from Physical geography and geoecology department at the Faculty of Sciences of the Charles University in Prague. In the years 1997–2004 he worked at the Czech Hydrometeorological Institute in the department of surface waters. There he participated in the project Development of methods for extreme floods determination. In Sweco Hydroprojekt he deals with flood protection projects, studies of runoff conditions and preparation of hydrological data for international hydropower projects.


Ing. Lukáš Smelík, Ph.D.

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Brno

lukas.smelik@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

He is an employee in the department of water management in TGM WRI, p. r. i., from 2014. In 2015 he finished his doctoral study of Water Management and Water Structures on Faculty of Civil Engineering of the Technical University in Brno, where he dealt with determining of Manning roughness coefficient in open channels. Usually he participates in projects focused on research and calculation of flood danger. Professionally he is focused to protect villages, historical monuments and landscape from the negative effects of river floods and flash floods that is addressed in projects NAKI, Norwegian funds and Support of national administration. For NAKI project he determined a localization of historic photographs from villages flooded by dams and he added contemporary photographs taken from similar sites. Additionally he is interested about progress in geodesy.


Ing. Anna Hrabánková

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Prague

anna.hrabankova@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

Ing. Anna Hrabánková is an employee of the TGM Water Research Institute, p. r. i., since 1985. In 2008, he elevated to the position of head of the department Groundwater protection, and since 2010 the head of the division of Hydraulics, Hydrology and Hydrogeology. See specializes in issues related to balance quantity and quality of groundwater. Ing. Hrabánková studied water structures and water management at the Faculty of Civil Engineering at Czech Technical University in Prague. She focuses on geographic information systems and since 2009 she is a member of nitrate Committee of the European Commission. She is a solutionist in several projects and author of numerous publications.


doc. Ing. Martin Hanel, Ph.D.

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Prague

martin.hanel@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

Doc. Ing. Martin Hanel, Ph.D., graduated from the Faculty of Environmental Sciences of the Czech University of Life Sciences (Ph.D. in 2010). During his postgraduate study he stayed 2 years in the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI). Since 2006 he has been an employee of the Department of Hydrology of the TGM WRI and since 2009 assistent professor and since 2014 associate professor at the Department of Water Resources and Environmental Modelling of the Czech University of Life Sciences. He is interested in extreme value analysis, climate change impact assessment and uncertainty analysis. He authored a number of publications in peer reviewed journals, monographs, guidelines and software tools. He is a principal investigator of several national research and commercial projects.


Mgr. Pavel Treml

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Prague

pavel.treml@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

Mgr. Pavel Treml graduated from the Faculty of Science at Charles University in Prague, branch  Physical Geography. He works in the Department of Hydrology in TGM Water Research Institute. He deals with hydrological analysis and cross-disciplinary research and linkages among hydrology, meteorology and climatologyand and more than 10 years he is specializes in complex research on drought issues (from hydrological and meteorological point of view). Long-term he deals with the theme of climate change impacts on water resources, water temperature problematic or influence of artificial snow on water flows.


doc. Ing. Petr Máca, Ph.D.

CULS Prague

maca@fzp.czu.cz
www.fzp.czu.cz

Doc. Ing. Petr Máca, Ph.D., is a graduate of the engineering field of Landscape Engineering (1997) and doctoral field of Agriculture and Forestry Hydrology (2005) at the Faculty of Forestry and Environment of the Czech Agricultural University in Prague and from 2015 is an Associate Professor at the Department of Water Resources and Environmental Modeling the Faculty of environment of the Czech agricultural University in Prague. He deals mainly with teaching of subjects Hydrology and hydrological modeling, specializes in design techniques useful in the context of hydrological modeling. He is the author, co-author and reviewer of numerous publications in international and national journals, several monographs, certified methodologies, specialized maps and software. He is an investigator and co-investigator of several research and commercial projects.


Ing. Robert Kořínek, Ph.D.

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Ostrava

robert.korinek@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

Ing. Robert Kořínek, Ph.D., is an employee in Ostrava branch of TGM Water Research Institute, p. r. i., in the Department of water management and waste management since 2002. As part of his scientific activities, he founded in 2006 Fellowship of water towers and since then operates publicly accessible database of tower reservoirs in the Czech Republic (www.vodarenskeveze.cz). He deals with the historical, structural and architectural development of these objects, also he is a co-author of books Chimney reservoirs; Functionality, design, architecture; Chimney reservoirs; Situation, values, options issued as part of the research project Documentation, exact data, archiving and conversion proposals chimney reservoirs as a vulnerable group of industrial heritage sites in the Czech Republic and a wide range of expert contributions about tower reservoirs.


Mgr. Pavel Kožený

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Prague

pavel.kozeny@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

Mgr Pavel Kožený is a head of the Department of protection of aquatic ecosystems at the T. G. Masaryk Water Research Institute, p. r. i., where he works since 2003. In 2000 he graduated in hydrobiology from the Department of parasitology and hydrobiology at the Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague. He recently deals with the woody debris dynamics and importance in streams and application of wood structures in stream restoration and semi-natural stream regulation.


Ing. Pavel Menšík, Ph.D.

BUT

mensik.p@fce.vutbr.cz
www.vutbr.cz

Ing. Pavel Menšík, Ph.D., is an employee of the Institute of Landscape Water Management, which is part of the Faculty of Civil Engineering at Brno University of Technology, where he has worked as a lecturer since 2011. In 2014, he was a visiting researcher at the University of California, where he carried out research activities in the field of water management, focusing on optimizing the operation of hydroelectric power plants. In the period 2015–2016 he was a member of the research team Norwegian funds. Ing. Pavel Menšík, Ph.D., graduated in Water Management and Water Structures from the Faculty of Civil Engineering at Brno University of Technology. He focuses on programming languages such as FORTRAN, C #, C ++, R, HTML etc.


Ing. Věra Očenášková

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Prague

vera.ocenaskova@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

Ing. Věra Očenášková is a longtime an employee of TGM Water Research Institute, p. r. i., in Prague. She graduated from University of Chemical technology in Prague, Faculty of food and biochemical technology. She works in Reference Laboratory for the Environment Components and Waste, which she led between 2010 and 2013. A long-time collaboration existed amongst Ing. Očenášková and NORMAN association. In the working group CMPE (Chemical Monitoring and Emerging Pollutants), which belongs to Common implementation Strategy WFD, she represented the Czech Republic. She focuses mainly on monitoring of environment contaminants in hydrosphere. She is an investigator of several projects and an author of numerous publications. Her recent interest is related to wastewater-based epidemiology.


Ing. Václav David, Ph.D.

CTU in Prague

vaclav.david@fsv.cvut.cz
www.fsv.cvut.cz

Ing. Václav David, Ph.D., is employed at the Department of Irrigation, Dranage and Landscape Engineering (Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague) since 2004 and since 2015 also partly at the Department of Water Resources (Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources, Czech University of Life Sciences). He finished his Ph.D. studies in 2008 in the field of environmental engineering with focus on catchment hydrology and flood risk assessment. He participates in many research and practical projects. He is besides others main investigator of research projects NAKI II DG16P02036 Conservation, reparations and monitoring of historical pond dams as our cultural heritage (2016–2020) and NAZV KUS QJ1620395 Restoration and building of ponds in forest areas as a part of sustainable water resources management in CZ (2016–2018).


Ing. Lenka Gernešová

Mendel University in Brno

xgerneso@node.mendelu.cz
www.ldf.mendelu.cz

Ing. Lenka Gernešová finished master’s degree Landscape Engineering at the Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology of the Mendel University in 2012. Currently she is a student of doctoral program focusing on the active anti-abrasive protection of reservoir’s banks. She participates or participated in projects such as: Minimizing losses of forest and agricultural land due to erosion and abrasion processes in the landscape, Opening up of forest in terms of the changing social requirements and conditions, Active anti-abrasive construction and Stabilization of reservoirs banks like elements minimize loss of agricultural and forest land.


Ing. Barbora Jáchymová

CTU in Prague

barbora.jachymova@fsv.cvut.cz
www.fsv.cvut.cz

Ing. Barbora Jáchymová graduated in 2011 from the Faculty of Civil Engineering Czech Technical University in Prague, study branch Environmental Engineering. Nowadays, she is a doctoral student of Environmental Engineering focused on non-point nutrients sources and environmental processes on agricultural parcels. She participates on research projects, for example: Using Remote Sensing for Monitoring of Soil Degradation by Erosion and Erosion Effects, Rainfall-runoff and Erosion Processes – Experimental Research or Determination of the actual values of the protective effect of vegetation in order to quantification and efficiency improvement of erosion control of agricultural land in the Czech Republic.


Ing. Martin Králík, Ph.D.

CTU in Prague

martin.kralik@fsv.cvut.cz
www.fsv.cvut.cz

Ing. Martin Králík, Ph.D., is an employee of the Department of Hydraulic Structures, Faculty of Civil Engineering at Czech Technical University in Prague, where he has worked as an assistant professor since 2005. He graduated from Water Management and Water Structures at the Faculty of Civil Engineering at Czech Technical University in Prague. He has participated in several research projects in the field of physical modelling.


Ing. Tomáš Laburda

CTU in Prague

tomas.laburda@fsv.cvut.cz
www.fsv.cvut.cz

Ing. Tomáš Laburda is Ph.D. student at the Department of Irrigation, Drainage and Landscape Engineering, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague. His master thesis was focused on the evaluation of data from the laboratory rainfall simulator but he is also involved in field measurements with mobile rainfall simulator. Besides that, he deals with the use of stereophotogrammetry in the evaluation of the soil surface within the project Using remote sensing for monitoring of soil degradation by erosion and erosion evidence. In the years 2012–2015 he worked in the Studio of ecological models as an assistant.


RNDr. Jakub Čurda

Ministry of the Environment

jakub.curda@mzp.cz
www.mzp.cz

RNDr. Jakub Čurda is an employee of the Water Protection Department of the Ministry of the Environment. In 2009 he completed a master’s degree course in Physical Geography and Geoecology, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague. In 2010–2013, he studied in the same field and in the subsequent doctoral degree study program. In his professional activities he primarily deals with the issue of water management planning and implementation of the Water Framework Directive (2000/60/EC). In the years 2011–2015 he worked as head of the water policy of the Ministry of Agriculture, from 2016 he works in the service of the Ministry of the Environment.


RNDr. Hana Prchalová

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Prague

hana.prchalova@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

RNDr. Hana Prchalová works in WRI TGM for 30 years. By education is a hydrogeologist (Faculty Charles University in Prague), most of her professional career she solves groundwater protection. Since 1999 she is focused on the implementation European directives about water in the Czech Republic. Since 2002, she deals mainly the Water Framework Directive and processing of river basin management plans, gradually she expanded her activities on surface water issues and issues of water emissions. As a member of several international expert groups she actively participates in negotiations and international cooperation for the last nine years, also she works in the European Topic Center on Inland, Coastal and Marine waters for European Environmental Agency.


Mgr. Pavla Štěpánková, Ph.D.

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Brno

pavla.stepankova@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

Mgr. Pavla Štěpánková, Ph.D., graduated from the Faculty of Science of Masaryk University, field Physical Geography. Since 2004 she has worked at the Brno branch of WRI TGM in the Department of Water Management as a researcher, in 2012 she became head of this department. She focuses primarily on flood issues, when she participates together with colleagues in the preparation of methodologies for the implementation of Directive 2007/60/EC on the assessment and management of flood risks in terms of the Czech Republic. She also deals with data support in the tasks of European directives – she represented the Czech Republic in the working group for GIS in the Commission for the Protection of the Danube and in the working subgroup for reporting under Directive 2007/60/EC of the European Commission. She has worked on its own sending reports fulfilling the requirements of Directive 2007/60/EC of the European Commission.


Ing. Petr Vyskoč

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Prague

petr.vyskoc@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

Ing. Petr Vyskoč is an employee of TGM WRI since 1989. In 1987 he completed engineering studies at the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague, field Water Management and Water Structures. Long-term he deals with the problems of informatics in water management, particularly in connection with the operation and development of Hydroecological information system, planning in the water sector, water management balance and solving of water management systems.


Ing. Tomáš Kozel

FCE Brno University of Technology

kozel.t@fce.vutbr.cz
www.fce.vutbr.cz

Ing. Tomas Kozel is a Ph.D. student at the Institute of Landscape Water Management at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Brno University of Technology since 2014. In 2013 he graduated in the field of Water Management and Water Structures at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Brno University of Technology. At present, he devotes himself to the creation of models for stochastic flow forecasting and stochastic control of tanks using classic methods and artificial intelligence methods, focusing on the storage function of the tank. He is or has been a member of projects related to the subject.


RNDr. Diana Marešová, Ph.D.

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Prague

diana.maresova@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

RNDr. Diana Marešová, Ph.D., is an employee of the department of Radioecology of WRI TGM, p. r. i., since 2000. She graduated from the Evironmental studies at the Charles University, Faculty of Science where she completed doctoral program on aplied and landscape ecology. She is a member of Subcommittee no. 4 Radiology, which is part of the Technical Standards Commission no. 104. She participates in the development of Czech technical standards and Technical standards for water management. She focuses on observation and assessment of radionuclides in the environment, especially hydrosphere.


Ing. Filip Strnad

ČZU v Praze

strnadf@fzp.czu.cz
www.fzp.czu.cz

Ing. Filip Strnad is currently a student of the Doctoral Study Program Environmental Modeling with a focus on modeling the statistical characteristics of drought. In 2011 he graduated from the Master of Science in Landscape Engineering – Water in the Landscape at the Faculty of Environmental Sciences of the Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague. He participates in many projects, e.g. The possibility of offsetting the negative impact of climate change on water supply and ecosystems using suitable sites for accumulation of surface water, soil and hydrological drought in a changing climate and so on.


Ing. Martin Durčák

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Ostrava

martin.durcak@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

Since 1999 Ing. Martin Durčák has been a member of the Ostrava Branch of TGM WRI. In 1994 he completed engineering studies at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Brno University of Technology, in the field of Water Management and Water Structures. As part of his professional activity, he deals mainly with surface water monitoring and water planning.


Ing. Miriam Dzuráková

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Brno

miriam.dzurakova@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

Ing. Miriam Dzuraková has worked at the TGM WRI since 2003, until 2005 at the GIS department in Prague, since 2005 she has been a member of the water management department at a Brno Branch. She completed her studies in Geoinformatics at Faculty BERG in the Technical University in Košice in 2000.

SHe participates in the solution of research projects related to the floods in particular in relation to the implementation of Directive 2007/60/EC on the assessment and management of flood risks in the conditions of the Czech Republic, but also in interaction with sites protected by conservation status within NAKI projects. She is currently working on projects to improve water retention in the countryside to address drought protection.


Ing. Stanislav Juráň

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Brno

stanislav.juran@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

Ing. Stanislav Juráň is working in the T. G. Masaryk Water Research Institute, p. r. i., Brno Branch Office, Department of Water Protection, since 1997. In 1984 he completed his studies of Water Management at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Technical University in Brno. Subsequently, he worked at the Povodí Moravy, state enterprise, as an emergency and flood engineer and at the Šlapanice City Authority as head of the Department of Ecology and the Environment. At present time, he is the head of the Czech section Water Protection Working Group, working within the Czech-Slovak Commission for Transboundary Waters and is involved in the work of the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River. He focuses on the modeling and movement of nutrients in surface and waste waters and the presence of hazardous substances.


Ing. Ladislav Kašpárek, CSc.

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Prague

ladislav.kasparek@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

Ing. Ladislav Kašpárek exceeded his thirty-year period of employment in the Hydrology Department of TGM WRI, p. r. i. He worked in the field of hydrology since 1968 in the Czech Hydrometeorological Institute, after completing his studies at the Faculty of Civil Engineering CTU in 1965 he worked briefly as Technical Supervision on Water Management Structures. Although he was also a head of department and division at the CHMI and TGM WRI, he focused mainly on professional work in the development of methods for the assessment of hydrological phenomena, including extreme ones, and on the development of hydrological balance models. In recent years, he has been working mainly on projects commissioned by River Basin companies and other users of hydrological data.


Ing. Jiří Kučera

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Prague

jiri.kucera@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

In 1998 Ing. Jiří Kučera finished his studies in the field of Environmental Technology at the University of Chemistry and Technology in Prague, Faculty of Environmental Technology. He works in the T. G. Masaryk Water Research Institute as a head of the department of water supply and wastewater treatment.


RNDr. Hana Mlejnková, Ph.D.

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Prague
hana.mlejnkova@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

RNDr. Hana Mlejnková, Ph.D., graduated from the Faculty of Natural Sciences of Masaryk University in Brno (formerly J. Purkyně University), specialty General Biology, specialization Microbiology. Since 1992, she has been employed in the TGM WRI, p. r. i., in Brno, Department of Hydroanalytical Laboratories, and since 2016 she has been working at the Prague department of TGM WRI, p. r. i., Department of Water Quality Protection. Her research activity is focused on projects in the areas of water quality, microbiology and hydrobiology. In the framework of the work activities, she is also involved in expert activities in the Czech-Austrian Commission for Border Waters, consultation and assessment activities and conducting of diploma and dissertation papers. She is the author and co-author of a number of publications in international and domestic professional journals, several monographs, certified methodologies and specialized maps. In the years 2013–2016, she was the principal investigator of the NAKI project.


Mgr. Marek Havlíček, Ph.D.

RIGOL, p.r.i., Brno

marek.havlicek@vukoz.cz
www.vukoz.cz

Mgr. Marek Havlíček, Ph.D., graduated from the Faculty of Science of Masaryk University, field Physical Geography. From 2001 to 2007 he worked at the Nature Conservation Agency of the Czech Republic, a branch in Brno. Since 2007 he has worked at the Brno branch of VÚKOZ in the Department of Landscape Ecology as a researcher. It focuses mainly on the evaluation of long-term changes in land use, historical development of water areas, green landscape infrastructure and other landscape-ecological topics. He is the author and co-author of a numerous of publications in international and national journals, several monographs, certified methodologies and specialized maps. He is the co-researcher and co-researcher of research and commercial projects, cooperates with experts from other scientific institutions, universities, government representatives and the public.


RNDr. Denisa Němejcová

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Brno

denisa.nemejcova@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

RNDr. Denisa Němejcová works at TGM WRI, p. r. i., since 1998, then since 2009 in the Department of Hydrobiology. She graduated from Faculty of Science at Masaryk University in Brno in 1995. She deals with hydrobiology with a focus on bioindication using binary invertebrate animals. She has participated in the development of national methods for monitoring and assessing the ecological status of flowing surface waters using macrozoobenthos in line with the WFD. She is involved in activities in the field of protection of aquatic ecosystems in the monitoring and evaluation working group of the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube.


RNDr. Zdeňka Žáková, CSc.

BIOTES

zakova@biotes.cz
www.biotes.com

RNDr. Zdeňka Žáková, CSc., graduated from Masaryk University of Brno, Faculty of Natural Sciences, where she studied biology and chemistry with specialization on plant physiology. From 1964 she worked for twenty eight years in the TGM WRI, p. r. i., branch Brno as a researcher, a head of the Departement Water Quality and a head of a research team. She solved many research tasks centred mainly on problems of hydrobiology, water quality, influence of human activities on acceleration of eutrophication, monitoring of eutrophication and natural systems for water pollution control, she has been an expert for the Czech-Austrian border waters. She organized a group of specialists engaged in the application of natural methods of water treatment (constructed wetlands etc.), organized specialised conferences dealing with this problemacy and helped bring this methods in praxis in the Czech Republic. In 1991 she founded the private consulting company BIOTES. The comany’s primary field of activity is limnology, biomonitoring, evaluation of impacts of pollution on aquatic biota and use of natural wastewater treatment systems. She is a member of the Czech Limnological Society, of the Czech Phycological Society and was for many years an active member of the International Water Association IWA – of the specialists group diffuse pollution and specialists group on use of macrophytes in water pollution control. She published over 100 papers (previously as an author).


PhDr. Emil Kordiovský

State District Archive Břeclav based in Mikulov

emil.kordiovsky@seznam.cz
www.breclav.mza.cz

PhDr. Emil Kordiovský is emeritus director of the State Břeclav District Archives, based in Mikulov. He deals with historical demography, economic history of the region of Břeclav and in recent years with war damage from 1938–1945. He published 140 studies in professional journals and publications, such as Gate to the Region (1998) or War Damage on the territory of the Břeclav district in 1938–1945 (2017). He was also editor of four dozen publications devoted to the Břeclav district.


Doc. Ing. Jan Lacina, CSc.

Institute of Geonics AS CR, p.r.i.

lacina@geonika.cz
www.ugn.cas.cz

Assoc. Prof. Eng. Jan Lacina, CSc., is a scientist at the Institute of Geonics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Ostrava (Environmental geography, Brno branch). He deals with the vegetation component of the landscape, its changes due to anthropogenic and natural disturbances. At Mendel University he taught geobiocoenology and nature and landscape conservation. In recent years, he has been focusing mainly on the interpretation of classical landscape painting in terms of landscape ecology.


Doc. PhDr. Bohumír Smutný, Dr.

Moravian Regional Archives in Brno

smutny@mza.cz
www.mza.cz

Doc. PhDr. Bohumír Smutný, Dr., is the historian and archivist and a longtime worker of the Moravian Archives in Brno. He deals with economic history of the 18th and 19th centuries, especially manufactory and factory production in the textile industry, as well as questions of industrial revolution in Moravia and Bohemia. He is the author of several professional publications, especially the work of Brno entrepreneurs and their businesses 1764–1948.


Prof. PhDr. Josef Unger, CSc.

Masaryk University

unger@sci.muni.cz
www.sci.muni.cz

Prof. PhDr. Josef Unger, CSc., studied archeology at the Faculty of Arts of Brno University. He worked at the Regional Museum in Mikulov, the Archaeological Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic in Brno, the Institute of Archaeological Monument Care in Brno and since 1996 at the Department/Institute of Anthropology of the Faculty of Science, Masaryk University. He deals with the relation between the artifact and the human body, funeral ritual and other questions of prehistory and the Middle Ages. He is author of 22 monographs.


Ing. Tomáš Mičaník, Ph.D.

TGM WRI, p. r. i., Ostrava

tomas.micanik@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

Ing. Tomáš Mičaník graduated from the Pardubice University, Faculty of Chemical Technology, Institute of Chemistry and Technology of Macromolecular Materials. Accepting the position of lab technician (organic trace analysis) and investigator in various research projects, he joined T. G. Masaryk Water Research Institute, public research institution, Ostrava Branch, Laboratory of Hydrochemistry. He has been holding the position of Head of Water Quality Protection Department since 1997 focusing on the issues of dangerous substances in hydrosphere, as well as on methodology and legislation activities for water policy-making. During 2003–2008, he was engaged as a member of working groups at the International Commission for the Protection of the Odra River against Pollution with its seat in Wroclaw (Monitoring – Physically-Chemical Aspects, River Basin Management Plan). His current function is an investigator of research projects aimed at the determination and evaluation of emerging pollutant emissions into the aquatic environment. Furthermore, he participates in the preparation of methodologies for water status evaluation, as well as of implementing legislation and norms.


Radek Chmelař

Masaryk University

radek.chmelar@post.cz
www.muni.cz

Radek Chmelař is a student of distance form of bachelor´s degree at Department of Geological Sciences, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University in Brno. Focuses mainly on hydrogeology and on issues related to this geological field. He is also more interested in exploring minerals and rocks and engineering geology. In near future, he plans to focus more on drills for water and heat pumps.


Ing. Petr Kavka, Ph.D.

CTU in Prague

petr.kavka@fsv.cvut.cz
www.fsv.cvut.cz

Ing. Petr Kavka, Ph.D., became an employee of the Department of Hydromelioration and Landscape Engineering, Faculty of Civil Engineering, CTU in Prague in 2009, after completing his Ph.D. studies at the department of the same name. Between 2007 and 2008, he was a Civilian Expert of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Provincial Reconstruction Team Mission in Afghan Logar Province. At present, he is most concerned with the research of surface processes from extreme rainfall events with a focus on optimizing measures in the catchment area. Firstly, in experimental research, mainly using rain simulations, then by mathematical modeling of these processes with a focus on application for engineering practice.


Ing. Martin Landa, Ph.D.

CTU in Prague

martin.landa@fsv.cvut.cz
www.fsv.cvut.cz

Ing. Martin Landa, Ph.D., from 2008 worked as a lecturer at the Department of Mapping and Cartography (now the Department of Geomatics) Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague. In October 2012 he founded the Open Source Geospatial Research and Education Laboratory (now GeoForAll Laboratory) at CTU in Prague. This laboratory is part of the worldwide network of OSGeo laboratories. In September 2013, he received a Ph.D. in the field of Geodesy and Cartography at the Department of Mapping and Cartography of CTU in Prague. He collaborates on scientific grants and projects with overlapping into geoinformatics. As an independent developer of free software and open source, he contributes to a number of international software projects such as GRASS GIS, QGIS, PostGIS or GDAL. Since 2012 he has been a member of the Project Steering Committee of the GRASS GIS project.


Ing. Luděk Strouhal, Ph.D.

CTU in Prague

ludek.strouhal@fsv.cvut.cz
www.fsv.cvut.cz

Ing. Luděk Strouhal, Ph.D., graduated from the master’s and doctoral Program of Environmental Engineering at the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague. He defended his doctoral theses in 2017. He worked for six months at the Swiss University of Zurich. From 2017 he is a member of the Department of Hydrology at VÚV TGM, v. I. He continues to work as a scientist and co-researcher on a number of projects and as an external teacher. He specializes in hydrology and erosion modeling in small river basins and experimental activities. He participates in the solution of projects Influence of variability of short-term precipitation and subsequent drainage in small river basins of the Czech Republic on water management in landscape, Determination of actual values of protective effect of vegetation in order to quantify and increase the effectiveness of anti-erosion protection of agricultural land in CR, Water for Prague etc.


Ing. Pavel Balvín

TGM WRI, p. r. i., Prague

pavel.balvin@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

Ing. Pavel Balvín is a head of the Hydraulics Department at TGM WRI, p. r. i., in which he has been working since 1997. In 1997 he finished his field of Water Management and Water Structures at CTU, Faculty of Civil Engineering. He deals with the problems of flow in open channels, physical and mathematical modeling. He is involved in the coordination of international flood-related projects. Ing. Balvín deals with model research of hydrotechnical structures and objects on watercourses. Since 2010, he has been intensively engaged in the issue of minimum residual flows and the method of their determination as a basis for the government regulation of the Czech Republic. He is currently the chief investigator of the Rainman international project, focusing on the issue of floods from torrential rainfall. He is a member of the Technical Standards Committee No. 145.


doc. Ing. Josef Hejzlar, CSc.

Biology Centre CAS

hejzlar@hbu.cas.cz
www.hbu.cas.cz

Doc. Ing. Josef Hejzlar, CSc., graduated from the Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague, Faculty of Fuel and Water Technology in the field of Water and Environment Technology. Since 1984, he has been employed as a scientist at the Institute of Hydrobiology at the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. From 1995 to 2015 he was head of the Department of Hydrochemistry and Modeling of Aquatic Ecosystems. Since 1993, he has been teaching at the Faculty of Science of the University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice in the field of limnology. In his research he deals mainly with issues of nutrient circles in river basins and aquatic ecosystems, eutrophication and water quality in streams, ponds and valleys, including their mathematical modeling.


Ing. Jana Konečná, Ph.D.

Research Institute for Soil and Water Conservation, p. r. i.

konecna.jana@vumop.cz
www.vumop.cz

Ing. Jana Konečná, Ph.D., graduated from Brno University of Technology, received a doctorate at the Mendel University in Brno. She works at VÚMOP, v. I., Department of Landscaping and Landscape Use, which deals mainly with issues of soil protection, water and land improvement.


Ing. Daniel Marton, Ph.D.

BUT in Brno

marton.d@fce.vutbr.cz
www.fce.vutbr.cz

Ing. Daniel Marton, Ph.D., graduated in the field of Water Management and Water Structures at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Brno University of Technology. Since 2011, he has been employed as an assistant professor at the Institute of Water Management at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Brno University of Technology. Currently he leads lectures on Climatology and Water Management Legislation. He also teaches exercises from the subjects of Hydrology and Tanks and Water Management Systems. The main interest of research activities are applied hydrology, climatology, application of uncertainties to water management tasks and advanced water management solutions of reservoirs. Other work experience includes post-doctoral thesis on the project Excellent Young Scientists at BUT in 2012–2015. He worked as a visiting researcher at the University of Exeter in Great Britain in 2013 and 2014 where he conducted research activities focused on testing selected methods hydrological reliability of reservoir volume using multi-criteria optimization. Between 2015 and 2016, he was a member of the ADAPTAN project team, funded by the Norwegian Funds. From 2017, he is the SEDECO project sponsor of the European Fund for Regional Cooperation INTERREG AT-CZ.


Mgr. Iva Zvěřinová

Charles University

iva.zverinova@czp.cuni.cz
www.czp.cuni.cz

Mgr. Iva Zvěřinová has been working in the Department of Environmental Economics and Sociology at the Charles University Environmental Center since 2008, where she specializes in researching population preferences and consumer behavior in relation to the environment, policy acceptance, environmentally significant behavior, non-market valuation or environmental perception; health risks. She is a graduate of Sociology at the Philosophical Faculty of Charles University where she is also currently studying a doctoral degree program. She participates in the solution of European and Czech projects, such as INHERIT: Inter-Sectoral Health Environment Research for InnovaTions (Horizon 2020, 2016–2019); ECONADAPT: The Economics of Climate Change Adaptation (FP7, 2013–2016); Stated-preference study to examine the economic value of benefits of avoiding selected adverse human health outcomes due to exposure to chemicals in the European Union (ECHA, 2012–2013); CECILIA2050: Choosing Efficient Combinations of Policy Instruments for Low-carbon Development and Innovation to Achieve Europe’s 2050 Climate Goals (FP7, 2012–2015); Promoting the exchange of information on climate change impacts and adaptation measures at national and regional level (EEA and NF, 2015–2016) and many others. She lectures at the Faculty of Sociology of Charles University.


RNDr. Jiří Jan, Ph.D.

Biology Centre CAS

jiri.jan@bc.cas.cz
www.bc.cas.cz

RNDr. Jiří Jan, Ph.D., graduated from the Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice, where he received Ph.D. in Hydrobiology. Since 2008 he has worked at the Hydrobiology Institute of the Biology Centre CAS, from where he moved to the newly established SoWa Research Infrastructure, BC CAS. In his research activities he focuses mainly on biogeochemical processes and the phosphorus cycle in the reservoirs, lakes and ponds. He is a member of a research and consulting group dealing with the overall issue of sediments and suspended particles. The group’s activities include detailed analysis of the total quantity of sediment in water bodies, their quality, environmental factors governing the phosphorus cycle and potential impact on the eutrophication of aquatic ecosystems. The aim of these activities is to determine the sediment risk for water quality and to propose specific measures inside of the the water bodies/watershed to improve water quality or to propose new technologies in the process of sediment extraction and final processing.


RNDr. Ing. Jaroslav Rožnovský, CSc.

CHMI, Brno Branch

roznovsky@chmi.cz
www.chmi.cz

RNDr. Ing. Jaroslav Rožnovský, CSc., graduated from the University of Agriculture in Brno (now Mendel University) and J.E. Purkyně University in Brno (now Masaryk University). He graduated from an aspirant study focused on general plant production. He is a long-time employee of the Czech Hydrometeorological Institute, in the years 2001–2017 he was the director of the Brno Branch. Since 1983 he has been teaching bioclimatology, climatology and micrometeorology at the Mendel University in Brno. Since 1998 he has been chairman of the Czech Bioclimatic Society and since 2009 he has been chairman of the International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage. He is the author or co-author of more than 200 original scientific and professional works and editor of 15 conference proceedings. He specializes in climate issues, climate change, urban climate, etc. As a researcher or co-researcher, he has participated in more than 20 research projects.


Ing. Jiří Vítek

JV PROJEKT VH, s. r. o.

vitek@jvprojektvh.cz
www.jvprojektvh.cz

Ing. Jiří Vítek is the owner of the JV PROJEKT VH company, which is Brno project and engineering office. He is professionally engaged in dewatering and drainage of cities for 35 years. Over the past 15 years, he has specialized in drainage of urbanized areas in the spirit of sustainable development. By designing drainage of cities and municipalities according to the principles of rainwater management, their promotion and publication of the methodological principles of these new approaches, he seeks to the Czech society understand water in the context of adaptation needs to climate change. Since 2005 he has had more than 150 lectures on state administration and self-government, students and professional public, he is an author and co-author of a number of articles in various periodicals in the Czech Republic and abroad, and has co-authored the creation of the Rainwater Management in the Czech Republic. He is an authorized engineer in the field of water management, a member of the CzWA, DWA, ČVTVS, ČAH, SZKT and the Brno Municipal Architectural Association Obecní dům.


Mgr. Jakub Dobiáš

Vltava River Basin, State Enterprise

jakub.dobias@pvl.cz
www.pvl.cz

Mgr. Jakub Dobiáš is an employee of the laboratories of Vltava River Basin since 2012. In the same year, he completed his Master´s degree in Ecology – Hydrobiology at the Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague. Participates in many projects related to the surface water monitoring with a focus on the hydrobiological and microbiological analyzes, nutrient balance, special organic compounds, bioaccumulation of heavy metals, etc. The projects are often connected with the water quality, hydrological extremes and Švihov Water Reservoir on the Želivka River.


Mgr. et Mgr. Petr Krpec

University of Ostrava

petr.krpec@osu.cz
www.kfgg.osu.cz

Mgr. et Mgr. Petr Krpec graduated from the Bachelor’s and follow-up courses in Environmental Protection at Palacký University in Olomouc. At the same time he graduated from the branch of Modeling in Environmental Geography at the University of Ostrava. He is currently pursuing Ph.D. studies in the field of Environmental Geography at the University of Ostrava. From the expert point of view, it deals primarily with the application of hydrological modeling. The dissertation deals with the use of the SWAT model for the study of the influence of climatic changes on pollution of surface waters with nutrients.


Ing. Štěpán Marval

Research Institute for Soil and Water Conservation, p. r. i.

marval.stepan@vumop.cz
www.vumop.cz

Ing. Štěpán Marval graduated from CULS in Prague, where in 2015, he completed his master’s degree in Landscape Engineering – Water in the Landscape at the Faculty of the Environmental Sciences. In 2016, he became an employee of the Research Institute for Soil and Water Conservation – Department of Hydrology and Water Conservation. In 2017, he enrolled in a doctoral programme in Environmental Modelling at the Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague. Currently he is participating in several research projects, including Advanced data processing of airborne laser scanning for the purpose schematisation waterways for the needs of mathematical modeling, The use of air thermography as a new approach for identifying water pollution from point and non-point sources, etc.


Ing. Tomáš Sezima, Ph.D.

TGM WRI, p.r.i., Ostrava

tomas.sezima@vuv.cz
www.vuv.cz

Ing. Tomáš Sezima, Ph.D., has been an employee of the Department of Water and Waste Management at TGM WRI, p.r.i., since 1997. In 1989 he graduated from the field of Mineral Processing with a focus on water management at the Faculty of Mining and Geology at VSB – Technical University Of Ostrava, in 2003 at the same university graduated from the doctoral study with the subject of Biodegradation of selected types of pollutants in waters and soils. It participates in projects such as Odra II Project, Odra III Project, New Generation Water Management Plans, VZ O2 Thermal Waste Disposal, Research on Sludge Sewage Plants, Waste Research as a Substitute for Primary Resources, Know the Secrets of Science, Cost Analysis and effectiveness in the framework of the Activity to support the performance of state administration in the drought. He is also co-organizer of two international workshops on Waste Research as a substitute for primary raw material sources, and he co-authored the utility model Physical Waste Treatment Facility and co-inventor of the European patent “Device for physical waste treatment”. In addition, it also deals with pedagogical and lecturing activities.