RNDr. Josef Stemberk, CSc.

Department of Engineering Geology
(Researcher)
Function: Director of Institute, Member of Board of Institute
 
E-mail - work: stemberkirsm.cas.cz
Phone - work: +420 266 009 318, 350
Office: 502 (building: Great Tower, floor: 5) | 213 (building: C, floor: 2)
 
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

  • Tectonic movement monitoring
  • Landslide monitoring
  • Geodynamic hazard and risk analyses

Education

1990 – 1994 PhD. in Engineering Geology

  • Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science, Department of Hydrogeology, Engineering Geology and Applied Geophysics, Prague, Czechia
  • Dissertation thesis: Activity of selected geodynamic hazard processes within central part of the Eger River region (NW Bohemia)
  • Supervisors: Prof. Jan Kalvoda

1981 - 1986 MSc. in Engineering Geology, Hydrology and Applied Geophysics

  • Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science, Department of Hydrogeology, Engineering Geology and Applied Geophysics, Prague, Czechia
  • Master thesis: Stability of rock walls in the central part of the Elbe River Canyon between Děčín and Hřensko
  • Supervisor: Dr. Jiří Zvelebil

Teaching

  • Dynamic Engineering Geology, Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Sciences, Institute of Hydrogeology, Engineering Geology and Applied Geophysics
  • Dynamic Engineering Geology, University of Arba Minch, Arba Minch, Ethiopia

Membership

Publications and contributions in ResearchGate, ASEP and RIV database

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Current Projects

  • Distributed System of Permanent Observatory Measurements and Temporary Monitoring of Geophysical Fields (CzechGeo/EPOS-Sci) (2017 - 2020)
  • RINGEN - Research Infrastructure for Geothermal Energy Upgrade (2017 - 2020)
  • Distributed System of Permanent Observatory Measurements and Temporary Monitoring of Geophysical Fields (2016 - 2019)
  • Research Infrastructure for Geothermal Energy "RINGEN" (2016 - 2020)
  • Recent Projects

  • The Czech Republic representation in the ICL management via Centre of Excellence (2016 - 2017)
  • The development and optimisation of a prototype for the automated monitoring of three-dimensional fracture movements: a precise and robust instrument for use in fracture mechanics, civil engineering, and across the geosciences. (2015 - 2017)
  • Monitoring and prognosis of geological hazard processes (2014 - 2016)
  • Development of the geodynamical model in the framework of the LASMO experiment within the Grimsel Test Site (Switzerland) (2014 - 2018)
  • 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)
  • Research and development - systematization of safe, reliable and economically optimal measurement for rock and slope redevelopment (2009 - 2012)
  • Observation scheme for recent micromovements in the Upper Rhine Graben and its integration into EU tectonic 3D micro-movement monitoring network (2008 - 2010)
  • 3D 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)
  • Manifestation of neotectonics in the landform of the NE part of the Rychlebské hory Mts. (2004 - 2006)
  • Complex study of the slope failures on the geodynamical and archaeological important localities (2001 - 2003)
  • Monitoring in active geodynamical regions and research into hazardous geological processes (2001 - 2005)
  • Popularization

  • 3.4. 2018 Czech scientists assist in research of risks in high mountains (journal / book)
  • 22.11. 2017 Progress and selected results within the section Crust Geodynamics in 2017 (lecture)
  • 30.8. 2017 Recent Geodynamics of the Sudeten and Adjacent Areas (seminar / workshop)
  • 16.11. 2016 Workshop CzechGeo/EPOS (lecture)
  • 4.11. 2014 15th Czech-Polish Workshop on Recent Geodynamics of the Sudeten and the Adjacent Areas (seminar / workshop)
  • 2.2. 2014 Unique Research on the Svalbard Islands (video)
  • 3.5. 2013 Czech scientists studying the largest landslides on Earth, with support from the National Geographic Society (journal / book)
  • 5.11. 2010 Landslides in the Czech Republic (journal / book)