RNDr. Vladimír Schenk, DrSc.

Laboratory of Geodynamics
E-mail - work: schenkirsm.cas.cz
Phone - work: +420 266 009 338
Institute of Rock Structure and Mechanics of the Czech Academy of Sciences
V Holesovickach 41
182 09, Prague 8
Czech Republic
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Scope of activities

  • geodynamics and seismotectonics
  • earthquake hazard and seismic risk
  • seismicity and time-variable activity of seismogenic zones
  • strong ground motion

Activity in the national and international organizations

  • member of the Council of the Czech Association of Applied Geophysics (CAAG)
  • member of the Expert Group of the CAAG for problems of the applied seismology
  • chairman of the Sub-commission of the International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth's Interior "Earthquake Hazard and Seismic Risk"
  • member of the Executive Committee of the European Association of Earthquake Engineering

Lector and tutor activities

  • international UNESCO Training-Courses "Tectonics, Seismology and Seismic Risk Assessment" (1981 - 1991)
  • international IAEA-Training course "Seismic Aspects of Nuclear Power Plant Siting", Argonne, Illinois, USA, (1982)
  • regional seminars on Earthquake Engineering organised by the EAEE (1987-1989, 1991).

Editorial activity

  • editor of NATURAL HAZARDS, Journal of the International Society for the Prevention and Mitigation of Natural Hazards, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht (The Netherland)
  • member of the Editorial Advisory Bord of EXPLORATION GEOPHYSICS, REMOTE SENSING AND ENVIRONMENT, Journal of the Czech Association of Applied Geophysicists, Geofyzika Ltd., Brno (Czech Republic)

Publications and contributions in ResearchGate, ASEP and RIV database

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Current Projects

There are currently no projects handled.

Recent Projects

  • Geodynamic Investigation of the NW Bohemian / Vogtland Area of the Bohemian Massif Based on the GPS Observations (2005 - 2009)
  • Investigation of Recent Geodynamic Processes between the Alps and the Bohemian Massif (2005 - 2009)
  • Monitoring of Recent Crustal Movements of the Eastern Part of the Bohemian Massif using GSP (2005 - 2008)
  • Study of recent geodynamic processes by geoinformation techniques (2005 - 2009)
  • Influence of Geodynamics of the Central European Region on the Bohemian Massif (2005 - 2008)
  • Definition of geodynamic mobile zones on the Earth's surface and their assessment for applications in land planning and construction designing (2005 - 2009)
  • Earthquake Hazard for the Czech Republic Corrected on Local Geology Effects (2005 - 2007)
  • Pan-European ground motion hazard information service in support of relevant policies aimed at protecting the citizen (2004 - 2008)
  • Geodynamika Sudet a přilehlých oblastí na českém a polském území (2004 - 2009)
  • Information net for fast access to data about strong mevement and makroseismic intensities of improtant earthquakes in Greece. (2003 - 2005)
  • Fundamental mobility trends in the Northern part of the Moravian-Silesian zone (the Bohemian Massif) – a complex geodynamic analysis (2001 - 2003)
  • Experimental Research of the Dynamic of the Earth and its Surface (2000 - 2004)
  • Geophysical observations and predictionsof geophysical fields for users (2000 - 2004)
  • Methods of description of seismic excitations with regard to the assessment of risk of damages of mechanical systems (2000 - 2002)
  • Application and reliability of different seismic hazard models – use and update of strong motion data base (1999 - 2001)
  • European Network on Seismic Risk, Vulnerability and Earthquake Scenarios (ENSeRVES) (1998 - 2001)
  • Assessment of seismic potential in European large earthquake areas(ASPELEA)(1998-2000, MSM/OK) (1998 - 2000)
  • European Network on Seismic Risk, Vulnerability and Earthquake Scenarios (ENSeRVES) (1997 - 2001)
  • Assessment of Seismic Potential in European Large Earthquake Areas (ASPELEA) (1997 - 2000)
  • Mobility of Tectonic Zones in the Northern Part of the Moravo-Silesian Region and Their Earthquake Activity (1997 - 1999)
  • Characteristics of the Random Excitation of Mechanical Systems (1996 - 1998)
  • Intelligent Information Technology for Earthquake Hazard and Seismic Risk Assessment (1996 - 2000)
  • Influence of Geodynamics of the Central European Region on the Bohemian Massif - Third Level Seismogeological Regionalization (1995 - 2007)
  • Global Seismic Hazard Assessment Program (1992 - 1999)
  • Popularization

  • 30.8. 2017 Recent Geodynamics of the Sudeten and Adjacent Areas (seminar / workshop)