RNDr. Miloš Briestenský, PhD.

Department of Engineering Geology
E-mail - work: briestenskyirsm.cas.cz
Phone - work: +420 266 009 306
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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Main Research Interests

  • Analyses and monitoring of tectonics and slope deformations
  • Radon monitoring
  • Development of monitoring aparatures for the field application


2003 - 2009 Ph.D. in Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology and Applied Geophysics

  • Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science, Department of Hydrogeology, Engineering Geology and Applied Geophysics, Prague, Czechia
  • Dissertation thesis: Geodynamical hazards of the nortnern part of the Malé Karpaty Mts.
  • Supervisor: Dr. Josef Stemberk

1993 – 2002 MSc. in Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology

  • Comenius University, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Bratislava
  • Master thesis: Frost resistence of  rock material, comparison of the Slovak and Canadian standards
  • Supervisor: Mrg. Martin Ondrášik

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Current Projects

There are currently no projects handled.

Recent Projects

  • Distributed System of Permanent Observatory Measurements and Temporary Monitoring of Geophysical Fields (CzechGeo/EPOS-Sci) (2017 - 2020)
  • Late Quaternary seismogenic faulting and evolution of fault-controlled sedimentary basins in the eastern Bohemian Massif (2012 - 2015)
  • CzechGeo/EPOS – Distributed system of permanent observatory measurements and temporary monitoring of geophysical fields in the Czech Republic, research team member (EUTecNet – European Tectonic monitoring Network) (2010 - 2015)
  • Time-development analyses of micro-displacements monitored in the collision zone between African and Euro-Asian plates. (2009 - 2011)
  • Observation scheme for recent micromovements in the Upper Rhine Graben and its integration into EU tectonic 3D micro-movement monitoring network (2008 - 2010)
  • 3-D monitoring of micro-movements in the effective collision zone between African and Euro-Asian plates (2006 - 2008)
  • Monitoring of active tectonic structures on karst (2006 - 2007)
  • Endogenous aspects of slope deformations origin and evolution (2005 - 2007)
  • Geodynamics of the Western Carphatians and adjacent areas on territory of the Czech Republic and Slovakia (2005 - 2010)
  • Popularization

  • 22.11. 2017 Tectonic strain changes recognised by fault slip monitoring along eastern border of the Bohemian Massif (TecNet) (lecture)
  • 16.11. 2016 Workshop CzechGeo/EPOS (lecture)