Working Group - About Us

The working group is an informal body at the Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice connecting people interested in restoration ecology. It brings together not only scientists and students of the Department of Botany but also people from other departments of the Faculty and the Institutes of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic as well as members of non-governmental organizations.

 

Researchers:

Karel Prach 

Leader of the group. Department of Botany, Faculty of Science USB and Institute of Botany, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. Research in vegetation succession.

personal web page: www.butbn.cas.cz

e-mail: prach@prf.jcu.cz

Karel Prach
Klára Řehounková 

Department of Botany, Faculty of Science USB. Research especially in vegetation succession in disused sand-gravel pits.

e-mail: klara.rehounkova@gmail.com

Klára Řehounková
Kamila Vítovcová

Department of Botany, Faculty of Science USB. Research in vegetation ecology. Administration and analyis of the database of phytosociological reléves from various disturbed sites.

e-mail: Lencova.Kamila@seznam.cz

Kamila Vítovcová
Lenka Šebelíková

Department of Botany, Faculty of Science USB (PhD student). Comparison of near-natural restoration and forestry reclamation in sand pits.

e-mail: lenuskasch@gmail.com

Lenka Šebelíková
Anna Müllerová

Department of Botany, Faculty of Science USB (PhD student). Water and wetland succession in post-mining sites, especially in sand pits.

e-mail: polarni.badatel@seznam.cz

Anna Müllerová
Petra Pospíšilová

Department of Botany, Faculty of Science USB and Českomoravský štěrk a.s. Research especially in vegetation succession in extracted peatlands but also in quarries and sand pits.

e-mail: konvalin@centrum.cz

Petra Pospíšilová
Ondřej Mudrák 

Institute of Botany, Academy of Sceinces of the Czech Republic. Research in multitrophic interactions in vegetation succession on post mining sites (especially in Sokolovsko region), functional diversity and ecology of grassland communities. Collaboration on the database data processing.

e-mail: ondrej.mudrak@centrum.cz

Ondřej Mudrák

External collaborators:

Alena Lepší (Department of Botany, Faculty of Science USB; succession on abandoned fields + comprehendum of succession analyses, surrounding vegetation of pond isletes in Třeboň region; cralenka@yahoo.co.uk), Marek Bastl (Department of Botany, Faculty of Science USB; research of succession and vegetation renewal in peat bogs; marek.bastl@prf.jcu.cz),Ivana Jongepierová (ČSOP Bílé Karpaty, PLA Bílé Karpaty - botanist, jongepierova@nature.cz), Jiří Řehounek (Calla, RehounekJ@seznam.cz), Keith R. Edwards (Department of Biology of Ecosystems, Faculty of Science USB, edwards@prf.jcu.cz), Jan Frouz (Institute of Environmental Studies, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Institute of Soil Biology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, frouz@natur.cuni.cz), Lubomír Tichý (Masaryk University, Brno, tichy@sci.muni.cz), Magda Jonášová (Institute of Systemic Biology and Ecology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, jonasova@usbe.cas.cz), Jan Novák (Laboratory of Archeobotany and Paleoecology, Faculty of Science USB, prouza@prf.jcu.cz), Markéta Hendrychová (Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, hendrychovam@fzp.czu.cz)

 

Students:

Bachelor students: Anna Kostohryzová, Aleš Zahradka

Master students: Miloslava Prošková, Kateřina Vejvodová, Štěpánka Šímová, Michal Slaba

PhD. students (external): Martina Horáčková (Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague)