Microscopic anatomy of tree rings as a source of chronological information for optimizing the determination of landslide hazard


Grant No.:

22-12522S, Standard projects

Grant Agency:

Czech Science Foundation (GAČR)

Resolved in:

2022 - 2024

Principal investigator:

Dr. Karel Šilhán
University of Ostrava, Faculty of Science


Dr. Jan Klimes
Institute of Rock Structure and Mechanics of the CAS

Dr. Pavel Raska
UJEP - Department of Geography
Team members for IRSM:
Jan Balek, Jan Blahůt, Filip Hartvich, Petr Tábořík


The aim of the project is to develop an approach for dating landslide movements from microscopic analysis of annual ring anatomy, calibrate the approach on monitored landslides, add a new approach to supplement the chronology of landslides from historical records and implement it in landslide risk determination methods.