Multi-approach study of processes in sandstone exposures: new view on study and interpretation of selected sandstone landforms


Grant No.:


Grant Agency:

Czech Science Foundation (GAČR)

Resolved in:

2013 - 2015

Principal investigator:

RNDr. Jiří Bruthans Ph.D.,
Charles Univerzity in Prague, Faculty of Science


Mgr. Michal Filippi, Ph.D.,
Institute of Geology of the CAS
Mgr. Jana Schweigstillova, Ph.D.
Institute of Rock Structure and Mechanics of the CAS


The aim of this project is to characterize the important properties and processes governing salt weathering and fluid migration in the superficial zone of sandstone bodies, and also to test and improve the hypotheses which explain cavernous weathering of sandstone (tafone and honeycomb formation).

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Project in The Research and Development and Innovation System of the Czech Republic (in Czech only)