Effect of climatic and anthropogenic impacts on life and lifeless environments - Minimizing unfavourable impacts of the interaction of natural and technogenous factors on the stability of the rock environment in the crust’s upper layer


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Grant Agency:

Czech Academy of Science

Resolved in:

2001 - 2004

Principal investigator:

Prof., Ing. Petr Martinec, CSc., Institute of Geonics of the AS CR, v.v.i.


Ing. Milan Brož, CSc., Department of Seismotectonics, IRSM AS CR, v.v.i.


Analysis of the impact of climatic and hydrological processes on the development of catastrophic fracturing of natural and artificial slopes. Development of methods for the compilation of forecasting maps for the evaluation of areas of geodynamic risk processes with aim to enhance reliability of dangerous geodynamic phenomena prognosis. Development of methods monitoring contemporary activity of dangerous slope movement types and methods forecasting their spatial and time developments. Analysis of the causes of dangerous bulk changes in clayey rocks, conditioned by climatic conditions. Weathering processes in rock complexes influenced by mineral extraction. Changes in rock composition induced by thermal metamorphosis. Study of the migration of seismic foci and release of seismic energy in relation to pulsating pressures in a subterranean gas storage facility. Evaluation of seismic effects of large-scale technical works on the surrounding natural environment. Limiting the harmful effects of building, industrial and other technogenous activities on the surrounding rock environment.