Recent projects

Department of Geochemistry

Department of: Composites and Carbon Materials | Engineering Geology | Materials Structure and Properties | Neotectonics and Thermochronology | Seismotectonics

(2016 - 2016)
Biomarkery a petrografické parametry: vztah mezi nimi a hranice jejich vypovídací schopnosti. (2013 - 2015)
Trace element distribution and mobility in highly differentiated granitic systems: Application to topaz-bearing granites. (2011 - 2012)
Geochemistry and petrology of two-mica granites in the SW part of the Moldanubian (2010 - 2012)
Lacustrine and Coal deposits of the Sokolov basin, Eger Graben, as an Archive of Miocene Continental Paleoenvironments, Paleoclimate and Tectonics (2009 - 2011)
Sorbents based on oxidized coals and chitosan (2009 - 2011)
Origin of topaz-granite of the Krudum granite body (2009 - 2011)
The concept of micro- to mesoscale sandstone weathering morphofacies in the temperate zone (2008 - 2011)
Quantification, sources and potential implications of black carbon in soils and sediments from the urban and coal mining areas in the Czech Republic (2008 - 2010)
Theoretical study of behavior of selected carbonaceous materials at sorption of CO2 in dependence on temperature and pressure (2008 - 2010)
Three-dimensinal fabric of pore space in sedimentary rocks: correlation to the physical and mechanical properties (2008 - 2010)
Geochemistry and petrology of two-mica granites in the SW part of the South Bohemian Batholith (2008 - 2009)
The contribution of the Czech Republic to the detection of the stage of the Earth Ozone layer and solar UV-radiation in Antartica, paleoclimatological and paleogeogr. reconstruction of the selected area of Antartica and related geological research (2007 - 2011)
Fullerene behaviour in geological materials and enviroments (2007 - 2009)
Complex approach to the study of silicified wood of the Permocarboniferous of the Intra Sudetic and the Krkonoše Piedmont Basins, Czech Republic (2007 - 2009)
Physical and chemical properties of evolved rhyolitic melts: application to topaz-bearing granites (2006 - 2008)
Evaluation and utilisation of lignite deposits of the Czech Republic (2006 - 2008)
Global correlation of A-type granites and related rocks, their mineralization, and significance in lithospheric evolution. (2005 - 2010)
Organic matter dispersed in rocks - objective characterization, relation to natural and anthropogenic processes (2005 - 2007)
Progressive and efficient non-energetical applications of lignite (2005 - 2007)
Soil cover of the protected areas of Prague as an indicator of environmental changes (2005 - 2007)
Geochemistry and petrology of Moldanubian amphibolites (2005 - 2006)
Peat Petrography (2004 - 2007)
Theoretical and empirical relations between permeability and porosity (2004 - 2006)
Formation and Role of Gel Fractions in the Corrosion Layer of Zirconium Cladding as the First-stage Protection of the Nuclear Power Plant Fuel (2004 - 2006)
Stability of allanite at magmatic and hydrothermal conditions – application for mobilization of REE and actinides (2004 - 2005)
Natural carbonaceous "adsorbents", fulvic acid and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons - relationships, adsorption and molecular modelling (2003 - 2006)
Sorbents of Toxic Metals Based on Immobilized Humic Acid (2003 - 2003)
Natural and anthropogenic contamination and their evidence in geological history (2002 - 2008)
Geochemistry of trace elements in coal and their impact on environment and human health. Comparative study between China and Czech Republic. (2002 - 2004)
Classification, geochemistry and petrology of Moldanubian orthogneisses (2002 - 2003)
Distribution of sulfur and trace elements in the bituminous coal and anthracite world average (2001 - 2004)
Behaviour of gases and vapours in microporous phase of tissue systems of natural materials, adsorption and dissolution processes and their kinetitics (2001 - 2003)
Classification and petrology of two-mica granites of the Moldanubian batholith (2001-2001, MSM/ME) (2001 - 2001)
Accessory minerals of Ti,Nb,Ta and W as indicators of geochemical evolutions in magmatic rocks and related and hydroth. systems of the Bohem. Ma. (2000 - 2002)
Distribution of REE and REE-bearing minerals in topaz-bearing granites of the Saxothuringian zone (2000-2002, MSM/ME) (2000 - 2002)
Holocene evolution of the soil cover of the protected landscape areas of the Czech Republic (2000 - 2002)
Migmatitization of metapelites of the Moldanubian zone and origin of granites of the Moldanubian batholith (2001-2001, MSM/ME) (2000 - 2002)
Conceptual model for uranium mineralization at the Rozna deposit (2000 - 2002)
Petrology and mineralogy of the Neolitic and Aeneolitic artifact in Bohemia (2000 - 2002)
Primary minerals and new primary phases in ore veins of Jáchymov deposit (2000 - 2002)
Composition of sediments in the water reservoir and their contamination (2000 - 2002)
Reduction of heavy metal emissions from fluidized bed coal combustion using sorbents (2000 - 2002)
Application of radionuclides and ionizing radiation (1999 - 2004)
Composition and mode of occurence of the mineral constituents in brown coal and their behaviour during fluidized bed combustion ( (1999 - 2001)
Microporous structure of carbonaceous substances and the significance of its (1998 - 2000)
The effect of humic substances on the speciation and migration of radionuclides in ground waters (1998 - 2000)
Study of Interaction of Cadmium with Humic Substances by Radiotracer Method (1998 - 1998)
Thermal history of the sedimentary basins of the Czech Republic and its relation to tectonic processes (1997 - 2001)
Modelling and simulation of processes of contaminants migration in barrier materials of disposal facilities, in rivers and water reservoirs (1997 - 1999)
Composition and structure of coal Czech Republic (1996 - 1998)
Physical Principles of Gas Saturation and Gas Emission Ability of Coal and Rocks (1994 - 1996)
Modelling Migration of Toxic and Radiotoxic Substances in Soils, Rock and Sediments (1994 - 1996)
Modification of sorption properties of carbon sorbents by means of an artificial surface layer (1991 - 1993)

Department of Engineering Geology

Department of: Composites and Carbon Materials | Geochemistry | Materials Structure and Properties | Neotectonics and Thermochronology | Seismotectonics

(2016 - 2016)
Monitoring and prognosis of geological hazard processes (2014 - 2016)
Multi-approach study of processes in sandstone exposures: new view on study and interpretation of selected sandstone landforms (2013 - 2015)
Creation of information system for evaluation of avalanche hazard in mountain regions in the Czech Republic (2013 - 2015)
Mega-landslides: imminent hazard or sleeping giants? Monitoring the landslide hazard related to ongoing volcanic activity around El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain (2012 - 2013)
Hazard assessment of dangerous landslides and glacial lake outburst floods, Cordillera Blanca, Peru (2011 - 2014)
The influence of precipitation on the selected slope deformation in the example of landslides in the valley and on the hill Lemešné Kania (flysch Carpathians) (2011 - 2013)
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)
Research and development - systematization of safe, reliable and economically optimal measurement for rock and slope redevelopment (2009 - 2012)
Time-development analyses of micro-displacements monitored in the collision zone between African and Euro-Asian plates. (2009 - 2011)
Landslide risk assessment in the urban areas of the Outer Western Carpathians, Czech Republic (2009-2011, GA0/GP) (2009 - 2011)
Observation scheme for recent micromovements in the Upper Rhine Graben and its integration into EU tectonic 3D micro-movement monitoring network (2008 - 2010)
Reconstruction of the developement of the geosystems in the Šumava Mts in the Late Glacial and the Holocene (with the particular aim at the formerly glaciated and other currently most active areass) (2008 - 2010)
Karts of East Sudeten and its significance for reconstruction of relief evolution of the Rychlebské Mts. (2007 - 2009)
3D monitoring of micro-movements in the effective collision zone between African and Euro-Asian plates (2006 - 2008)
Wall Painting Damage by Salts: Causes and Mechanisms (2006 - 2008)
Tectonic activity in the northern part of the Malé Karpaty Mts. (2006 - 2008)
Monitoring of active tectonic structures on karst (2006 - 2007)
Geodynamics of the Western Carphatians and adjacent areas on territory of the Czech Republic and Slovakia (2005 - 2010)
Long-term changes in fluvial ecosystems in floodplains affected by extreme floods (2005 - 2008)
Endogenous aspects of slope deformations origin and evolution (2005 - 2007)
Comparison of the quaternary development of the Novohradské Mountains and the selected parts of the Šumava Mountains (2005 - 2007)
Expressions of risky geomorphological processes in deformations of rock structures at Machu Picchu (2005 - 2007)
Geomorphological research of large-scale slope instability at Machu Picchu, Peru (2005 - 2007)
Valuation of the factors influencing the stability of the residual pits in the frame of the North Bohemia region revitalisation program (2003 - 2005)
Evaluation of geological hazards endangering cultural heritage sites in the Czech Republic (2003 - 2005)
Monitoring in active geodynamical regions and research into hazardous geological processes (2001 - 2005)
Geomorphological research of causative factors leading to the slope movements evolution in the Vsetínská Bečva river basin (2001 - 2003)
Complex study of the slope failures on the geodynamical and archaeological important localities (2001 - 2003)
3-D monitoring of active tectonic structures (2000-2006, MSM/OC) (2000 - 2006)
Bank deformation´s computing methods and remedial measures (2000 - 2006)
Investigation of the trigger factor leading to an increased landslide activity in the Czech Republic due to enormous saturation of environment (2000 - 2002)
Nonlinear Dynamics of Stability Failure of Rock Slopes and its Use to a Collapse Prediction (2000 - 2002)
Landslide Hazard Assessment and Mitigation for Cultural Heritage Sites Subprojekt 024: Rock Slope Monitoring for Environment-Friendly Management of Rock Fall Danger (1998 - 2002)

Department of Neotectonics and Thermochronology

Department of: Engineering Geology | Geochemistry | Materials Structure and Properties | Seismotectonics

Geophysical, hydroclimatic and geodynamic monitoring of the active slope deformation Čeřeniště – phase II: design of automated TL-ERT monitoring for 1-day interval of measurement (2015 - 2015)
Optimization of geophysical, and hydroclimatic and geodynamic monitoring of the active slope deformation Čeřeniště (investigator) (2014 - 2014)
Spatial and temporal variation of rock mass sagging in the Tatra Mountains (Western Carpathians) (2013 - 2016)
Multidisciplinary geophysical survey in investigation of landforms (2013 - 2015)
Neotectonics in the Alpine-Carpatian Foreland (2013-2014, MSM/7A) (2013 - 2014)
Assessment of Tectonic Movements on Active Faults (2012 - 2015)
Late Quaternary seismogenic faulting and evolution of fault-controlled sedimentary basins in the eastern Bohemian Massif (2012 - 2015)
Caracterización de fallas sismogénicas en el centro del cinturón volcánico mexicano: implicaciones para la peligrosidad sísmica y la inestabilidad de laderas (2011 - 2013)
The influence of precipitation on the selected slope deformation in the example of landslides in the valley and on the hill Lemešné Kania (flysch Carpathians) (2011 - 2013)
(2010 - 2015)
Effect of historical climatic and hydrometeorological extremes on slope and fluvial processes in the Western Beskydy Mts. and their forefield (2010 - 2013)
Deep-seated slope deformations and their influence on slope and fluvial morphosystems (2010 - 2010)
Geochronology and dynamics of selected slope deformations in the Kysucké Beskydy Mts (2009 - 2009)
Manifestations of late quaternary tectonics within the sudetic marginal fault zone (2008 - 2010)
Karts of East Sudeten and its significance for reconstruction of relief evolution of the Rychlebské Mts. (2007 - 2009)
3D monitoring of micro-movements in the effective collision zone between African and Euro-Asian plates (2006 - 2008)
Manifestation of neotectonics in the landform of the NE part of the Rychlebské hory Mts. (2004 - 2006)
3-D monitoring of active tectonic structures (2000-2006, MSM/OC) (2000 - 2006)
Flow directions of the Late Paleozoic andesitic lawa flows of the Krkonoše Mts. piedmont area and localisation of their volcanic centres (1996 - 1999)
Lusatian Fault (1996 - 1999)
High Level Waste Repository Development Project - the detailed geological, geophysical and geochemical research in the Melechov test locality (1994 - 1997)
Geological and geophysical research of the SW-periphery of the Uranium deposit Stráž p. R. (1993 - 1998)
(1989 - 1997)

Department of Composites and Carbon Materials

Department of: Engineering Geology | Geochemistry | Materials Structure and Properties | Neotectonics and Thermochronology | Seismotectonics

SiOC ceramic foam from pyrolyzed polymer precursor as a core of thermally stable composite sandwich structures (2012 - 2014)
High Performance Radiolucent Composite Materials Providing High Resistance against Sterilization Decomposition, for use in Medicine (2010 - 2012)
Bioinspired Nanocomposite Structures for bone Tissue Regeneration (2009 - 2012)
Development and application of methodology for vapour pressure measurement by combination of static and chromatographic techniques (2009 - 2012)
Development of new matrix types based on pyrolysed resins for composites reinforced with ceramic fibres (2009 - 2011)
Research on problems of spinal diseases focused on degenerative and post-traumatic states of the spine, applying findings in the tissue engineering, the vertebrae biomechanics, the osseointegration of artificial replacements and their failure revising. (2006 - 2009)
Research and development of the composites with thermoplastic matrix and their application in primary aircraft structures. (2006 - 2009)
Porous Composite Materials with Polyamide Reinforcement and Siloxane Matrix with Nano-Hydroxyapatite as Biomaterials (2006 - 2008)
Structural Investigation and Physical Properties of Novel Graphite-Like Nanocomposites Based on Inorganic Particles with Different Morphology (2006 - 2008)
Synthesis, Structure and Characteristics of Nanomaterials Based on Intercalated Phyllosilicates (2005 - 2011)
Composite materials with basalt fibre reinforcement and pyrolysed polysiloxane matrix (2005 - 2007)
Nanomaterials based on structurally modified clay minerals (2005 - 2007)
Application of Raman microscopy to evaluation of aging effect on micromechanics of concrete reinforced with PET strips (2005 - 2007)
Microstructure and mechanical properties of heat resistant and chemically stable composites reinforced with basalt fibres (2004 - 2005)
Composite materials on the basis of glass fabrics and a siloxane matrix as substitutive and connective elements of bones in orthopaedics (2003 - 2005)
Microstructure and mechanical properties of heat resistant fibre reinforced ceramic matrix composites (2003 - 2005)
Utility Model "Intervertebral Cages" (based on C/C composites) (2003 - 2003)
Intelligent Textile Structures - Application, Production and Testing (2002 - 2005)
Structure and properties of supramolecular systems based on clay minerals (2002 - 2004)
Influence of type of reinforcement and structure of matrix on elastic properties of composite materials with the help static and dynamic methods of measurement (2002 - 2004)
Development and optimisation of manufacture process for heat resistant fibre reinforced ceramic matrix composites (2002 - 2004)
Microstructure and mechanical properties of ceramic matrix composites for elevated temperatures and oxidising environment (2000 - 2003)
Cages based on the carbon-carbon composites (2000 - 2002)
Materials resistant to temperature and oxidation on the basis of pyrolyzed polysiloxanes (2000 - 2002)
A US-Czech Republic Cooperative Research Program in Friction Materials (1999 - 2008)
Composites on the basis of glass and siloxane matrix for the application at high temperatures (1999 - 2001)
Quantitative analysis of a reinforcing fabric structure as a prerequisite for modelling the mechanical properties of composites (1999 - 2001)
Microstructure and fracture properties of fibrous composites (1999 - 2001)
Study of surface properties of composite materials and their influence on the biocompatibility (1999 - 2001)
The role of carbon fabric in reinforcement of carbon-carbon composites (1996 - 1998)

Department of Seismotectonics

Department of: Composites and Carbon Materials | Engineering Geology | Geochemistry | Materials Structure and Properties | Neotectonics and Thermochronology
(2016 - 2016)
Increasing the quality of higher education and the creation of applied geology research center at the University of Arba Minch (Southern Ethiopia) (2015 - 2016)
Earthquake swarms and their triggering mechanisms in diverse tectonic environments (Bohemian Massif, Mid-Atlantic Ridge, Western Alps) (2012 - 2016)
Seismicity due to fluid injection (2012 - 2014)
Reversible storage of energy in the rock massif (2011 - 2014)
Research on a thermally loaded rock - perspectives of underground thermal energy storage (2011 - 2014)
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)
Rotational components of seismic waves for local shallow earthquakes and artificial sources (2010 - 2013)
Research on a thermally induced anomaly (RTIA) – potential of energy storage in rock environmen (2010 - 2013)
Nature of seismicity in the Hronov-Poříčí fault area (2009 - 2013)
Research of intergranular porosity influence on deep geological disposal into geological formations and methodology and measuring apparatus development (2009 - 2013)
Dynamics of crustal fluids in the western part of the Bohemian Massif as a probe of the stress changes (2009 - 2012)
Research of thermal processes of spoil heaps, resulting from the mining of coal deposits, development of methods and equipment for use of their thermal potential (2009 - 2012)
Paleoseismological evaluation of fault structures near NPP Temelín (2009-2010, SUJ/JC) (2009 - 2010)
A comparison of seismic swarms in West Bohemia and South Iceland (2009 - 2010)
Training of Seismological Data Array-Processing and Implementation in Czech Seismic Networks (2009 - 2009)
Capacitive Sensor for Rotational Seismology (2007 - 2008)
Upper-crustal model of the Ohře Rift and its vicinity. (2006 - 2010)
Significance of scale factor for determination of seismic shear modulus in subsoil environment (2006 - 2008)
Earthquake Swarms in the Western Part of the Bohemian Massif and their Link with Crustal Fluids (2006 - 2008)
PASSEQ (Passive Seismic Experiment) (2006 - 2007)
Hydrogeological effects of seismicity in the Hronov-Porici fault zone area (2005 - 2008)
Stress and deformation states in structures and structural elements using coupled modelling (2004 - 2007)
Seismic Velocity Model in the Vicinity of Eger Rift from Dispersion of Surface Waves (2004 - 2004)
Anisotropy of seismic waves in the uppermost part of the Earth crust (2003 - 2005)
Tunnel face stability by Transformation Field Analysis and Distinct State concept (2003 - 2005)
Experimental determination of acceleration decay of seismic vibrations in the Bohemian Massif (2002 - 2005)
Geodynamics in the cross-section of the Kola Superdeep (2002 - 2005)
Complex geophysical investigation of the seismoactive western part of Bohemian Massif (2002 - 2004)
Mafic intrusions as precursors of peraluminous granites in the Krušné hory batholith (2002 - 2004)
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 (2001 - 2004)
Coupled modelling of underground structures using internal parameters (2000 - 2003)
Comparison of composition, structure and physical properties of rocks and minerals in the Kola Superdeep Borehole (KSDB-3) and their homologues on the surface; Subproject: Elastic anisotropy of rocks under high confining pressure (1999 - 2002)

Department of Materials Structure and Properties

Department of: Composites and Carbon Materials | Engineering Geology | Geochemistry | Neotectonics and Thermochronology | Seismotectonics

(2016 - 2016)
(2016 - 2016)
Special glasses for optoelectronics, non-linear optics and fiber optics (2014-2015) (2014 - 2015)
Special glasses on the base of heavy metal oxides (2012 - 2015)
Interface between aggregates and matrix and its effect on geopolymer composite mechanical properties (2012 - 2014)
Characterization of special glasses using physical methods (2012 - 2013)
New glasses and their technologies (2011 - 2014)
The use of ashes from biomass combustion and its conversion to the easily applicable fertilizer - the complex study of advantages and risks. (2010 - 2014)
Research and development of new abrasive tools fixed with hybrid bond based on inorganic polymers (2010 - 2012)
Research and development of using materials from burning of wooden materials and bio-waste (2008 - 2010)
Complexes of aluminium in solid caustobioliths (2007 - 2010)
A study of reactions of coal chemical structures with model polymers mixtures leading to hydrogen formation (2007 - 2010)
Innovation and information centre of geopolymers technology use, Prague, and support of geopolymers formation (2005 - 2007)
Jordan: (Royal Scientific Society, Amman): Memorandum of Understanding for Technical Cooperation (2005 - 2006)
Solidification of fluid bed ashes (2005 - 2006)
Research and development of new materials and technologies for treatment of radioactive and hazardous wastes (2004 - 2006)
The study of higher ash lignite composition on affinity and volatility of toxic elements and substances for energetic utilization (2002 - 2004)
Inorganic binding agents based on the siloxy-sial groups (2002 - 2003)
Copyrolysis and coliquefaction of coal with organic waste (2001 - 2003)
Using of caustobioliths for carbon materials preparation and waste treatment (2000 - 2004)
Structure of hard coals and its influence on coal conversion (1999 - 2003)
Function of migrating carbon in the process of formation of a casting (1998 - 2000)
Oxygen in maceral groups of Czech bituminous coals (1996 - 1998)