Mgr. Jana Schweigstillová, Ph.D.

Department of Engineering Geology
(Research Assistant)
 
E-mail - work: janairsm.cas.cz
Phone - work: +420 266 009 223, 217
Office: 304 (building: C, floor: 3)
 
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

  • Earth Sciences
  • SEM/EDS
  • Salt and Frost Weathering
  • Sandstone and other sediments

Education

2000 - 2008 PhD. in Applied Geology with specialisations

  • Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science, Institute of Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Mineral Resources, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Dissertation thesis: Origin of Sulphate Efflorescence from Sandstone of Bohemian Cretaceous Basin.
  • Supervisor: Dr. Richard Přikryl,  Adviser: Dr. David Hradil

1994 - 2000 MSc. in Geology, with specialisation in Environmental geology

  • Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science, Institute of Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Mineral Resources, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Master thesis: Provenance of the Marlstone from the Historical Monuments.
  • Supervisor: Dr. Richard Přikryl, Adviser: Dr. David Hradil

Membership:

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  • Bruthans, J., Soukup, J., Vaculikova, J., Filippi, M., Schweigstillova, J., Mayo, A., Masin, D., Kletetschka, G. and Rihosek, J. (2014). Sandstone landforms shaped by negative feedback between stress and erosion. Nature Geoscience 7, No. 8, 597-601.

 

Publications and contributions in ResearchGate, ASEP and RIV database

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Current Projects

  • Stress - and hydraulic field controlled weathering and erosion of granular rocks (2019 - 2021)
  • Recent Projects

  • Effect of gravity-induced stress on sandstone erosion: physical and numerical modelling (2016 - 2018)
  • Multi-approach study of processes in sandstone exposures: new view on study and interpretation of selected sandstone landforms (2013 - 2015)
  • The concept of micro- to mesoscale sandstone weathering morphofacies in the temperate zone (2008 - 2011)
  • Wall Painting Damage by Salts: Causes and Mechanisms (2006 - 2008)
  • Popularization

  • 21.7. 2014 Sandstone landforms shaped by negative feedback between stress and erosion (journal / book)
  • 21.7. 2014 Sandstone shapes 'forged by gravity' (journal / book)
  • 20.7. 2014 Sandstone arches form under their own stress (journal / book)