Department of Geochemistry
Institute of Rock Structure and Mechanics of the ASCR, v.v.i.

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Thematic research focus

  • Coal and organic petrology
  • Mineralogy and petrography of magmatic rocks
  • Organic and inorganic chemistry of geomaterials
  • Sorption and porosimetric analyses

  • Studies of paleoenvironmental and palaeoclimatic conditions, and the weathering processes of sedimentary basins.

    Coalification and dispersed organic matter in relation to diagenesis and metamorphism of rocks.

    Investigation of the properties of the corrosion layer on cladding pipes of nuclear fuel material.

    Products of incomplete combustion, carbonaceous particles and hydrocarbons in environmental samples and sediments.

    Mineralogy and geochemistry of selected accessory minerals and studies of their phase stabilities under magmatic and postmagmatic conditions.

    Petrology and geochemistry of granite suites of the Bohemian Massif.

    Detection of modifications of rock fabric by conservation agents used for hydrophobisation and consolidation of stones.

    Investigation into the carbon dioxide and methane sorption capacities of coals and shales, depending on their properties.