doc. Ing. Jiří Faimon, Dr.


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Kotlářská 267/2
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Curriculum vitae

Name, first names, scientific degrees
  • Jiří Faimon, Dr.
    born March 31, 1950, in Brno
    married, 2 children
Department/Faculty/University
  • Faculty of Science
    Institute of Geological Sciences
    Kotlářská 2
    611 37 Brno
    Czech Republic
Function, current position
  • Associate Professor
Education and academic qualifications
  • 2005: Doc. degree (associate prof.), Geology (Geochemistry), thesis: "The dynamics of quartz-water interaction under ambient conditions".
  • 1995: Dr. degree (PhD.), Geology (Geochemistry), PhD. thesis: "The formation of colloids during aluminosilicate weathering". Faculty of Science, Masaryk University
  • 1974: Ing. degree (MSc.), Chemistry (special anorganic technology), MSc. thesis: "Semiconductive glasses in system Ge-Bi-S". Technical Universisty, Pardubice.
Professional experience
  • 1974-1978: Technologist of gass LASER production, METRA n.p., Blansko
  • 1978-1996: Head of analytical laboratory, Department of Mineralogy, Petrology, and Geochemistry, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University
  • 1996-2005: Assistent Professor, Department of Mineralogy, Petrology, and Geochemistry, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University
  • since 2005: Associate Professor, Institute of Geological Sciences, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University
Teaching activities
  • Lectures:
    Hydrogeochemistry
    Modeling of Geochemical Processes
    Mathematical Geology
    Geochemistry of Exogeneous Processes
    Experimental Geochemistry
    Analytical Geochemistry
    Advanced Geochemistry
    Labotarory Research Methods
    Colloids in Environment
    Geochemistry II
    Karsology I, II
    Geochemistry of karst processes
  • BSc., MSc., PhD., thesis supevisor:
    Rock-Water Interaction
    Dynamics of System
    Reaction Paths
    Processes in Karst Systems
Research activities
  • Main research area:
    Equilibrium and Dynamics of Geochemical Systems
  • The most important contributions:
    Interactions in Rock-Water Systems
  • At present:
    Dynamics of carbonate systems
    Dynamics of aluminosilicate systems
    Reaction Paths
    Process Reversibility and Irreversibility
    Mathematical modeling of processes
  • In addition:
    Nucleation Theory
    Dissolution and Growth Kinetics of Minerals
Other academic activities, research projects, grants
  • 1999-2005: Member of Academic Senate of Faculty of Science, Masaryk University
Most significant professional accomplishments
  • Membership offering in the New York Academy of Science
Major publications
  • TANDA, Stefan, Roman LIČBINSKÝ, Jitka HEGROVÁ, Jiří FAIMON a Walter GOESSLER. Arsenic speciation in aerosols of a respiratory therapeutic cave: A first approach to study arsenicals in ultrafine particles. Science of the Total Environment, Amsterdam: ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 2019, roč. 651, FEB, s. 1839-1848. ISSN 0048-9697. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.10.102. Full Text info
  • SRACEK, Ondra, Milan GERŠL, Jiří FAIMON a Ondřej BÁBEK. The geochemistry and origin of fluids in the carbonate structure of the Hranice Karst with the world's deepest flooded cave of the Hranicka Abyss, Czech Republic. Applied Geochemistry, Elsevier, 2019, roč. 100, s. 203-212. ISSN 0883-2927. doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2018.11.013. URL info
  • FAIMON, Jiří, Roman LIČBINSKÝ, Marek LANG, Jarmila ÜBERHUBEROVÁ a Jiří HEBELKA. Cave microclimatology: diurnal variations in aerosol particle concentrations. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, Wien: Springer Wien, 2019, roč. 137, 3-4, s. 2841-2852. ISSN 0177-798X. doi:10.1007/s00704-019-02776-1. URL info
  • FAIMON, Jiří a Marek LANG. What actually controls the minute to hour changes in soil carbon dioxide concentrations? Geoderma, Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2018, roč. 323, August, s. 52-64. ISSN 0016-7061. doi:10.1016/j.geoderma.2018.02.048. info
  • LANG, Marek, Jiří FAIMON, Jean GODISSART a Camille EK. Carbon dioxide seasonality in dynamically ventilated caves: the role of advective fluxes. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, Wien: Springer Wien, 2017, roč. 129, 3-4, s. 1355-1372. ISSN 0177-798X. doi:10.1007/s00704-016-1858-y. info
  • LANG, Marek, Jiří FAIMON, Pavel PRACNÝ a Sandra KEJÍKOVÁ. A show cave management: Anthropogenic CO2 in atmosphere of Výpustek Cave (Moravian Karst, Czech Republic). Journal for Nature Conservation, JENA, GERMANY: Elsevier, 2017, roč. 35, February, s. 40-52. ISSN 1617-1381. doi:10.1016/j.jnc.2016.11.007. info
  • PRACNÝ, Pavel, Jiří FAIMON, Dalibor VŠIANSKÝ a Ludvík KABELKA. Evolution of Mg/Ca Ratios During Limestone Dissolution Under Epikarstic Conditions. Aquatic Geochemistry, New York: Springer, 2017, roč. 23, č. 2, s. 119-139. ISSN 1380-6165. doi:10.1007/s10498-017-9313-y. Článek na webu vydavatele info
  • LANG, Marek, Jiří FAIMON a Sandra KEJÍKOVÁ. The impact of door opening on CO2 levels: A case study from the Balcarka Cave (Moravian Karst, Czech Republic). International Journal of Speleology, BOLOGNA: SOCIETA SPELEOLOGICA ITALIANA, 2017, roč. 46, č. 3, s. 345-358. ISSN 0392-6672. doi:10.5038/1827-806X.46.3.2100. URL info
  • PRACNÝ, Pavel, Jiří FAIMON, Ludvík KABELKA a Jiří HEBELKA. Variations of carbon dioxide in the air and dripwaters of Punkva Caves (Moravian Karst, Czech Republic). Carbonates and Evaporites, Springer, 2016, roč. 31, č. 4, s. 375-386. ISSN 0891-2556. doi:10.1007/s13146-015-0259-0. Odkaz na článek na webu časopisu info
  • PRACNÝ, Pavel, Jiří FAIMON, Ondřej ŠRÁČEK, Ludvík KABELKA a Jiří HEBELKA. Anomalous drip in the Punkva caves (Moravian Karst): relevant implications for paleoclimatic proxies. Hydrological Processes, John Wiley & Sons, 2016, roč. 30, č. 10, s. 1506-1520. ISSN 0885-6087. doi:10.1002/hyp.10731. Odkaz na článek na webu časopisu info
  • FAIMON, Jiří, Radoslava BODLÁKOVÁ, Pavel PRACNÝ a Jiří HEBELKA. Transfer of climatic variables by dripwater: a case study from Kateřinská Cave (Moravian Karst). Environmental Geology (Environmental Earth Sciences), Springer, 2016, roč. 75, č. 16, s. "nestrankovano". ISSN 1866-6280. doi:10.1007/s12665-016-5982-x. Odkaz na článek na webu časopisu info
  • LANG, Marek, Jiří FAIMON a Camille EK. The relationship between carbon dioxide concentration and visitor numbers in the homothermic zone of the Balcarka Cave (Moravian Karst) during a period of limited ventilation. International Journal of Speleology, Union Internationale de Spéléologie, 2015, roč. 44, č. 2, s. 167-176. ISSN 0392-6672. doi:10.5038/1827-806X.44.2.6. info
  • LANG, Marek, Jiří FAIMON a Camille EK. A case study of anthropogenic impact on the CO2 levels in low-volume profile of the Balcarka Cave (Moravian Karst, Czech Republic). Acta Carsologica, Ljubljana: Slovenská akademia znanosti in umetnosti, 2015, roč. 44, č. 1, s. 71-80. ISSN 0583-6050. info
  • LANG, Marek a Jiří FAIMON. Influence of cave CO2 levels by advective fluxes from epikarst. In 10th Scientific Conference Research and Protection of Caves of the Slovak and Aggtelek Karst, Rožňava - Bódvaszilas, Slovakia - Hungary, September 22-25. 2015. ISSN 1335-213X. URL info
  • PRACNÝ, Pavel a Jiří FAIMON. Hydrogeochemistry of low-saturated drips in Moravian Karst. In 10th Scientific Conference Research and Protection of Caves of the Slovak and Aggtelek Karst, Rožňava - Bódvaszilas, Slovakia - Hungary, September 22-25. 2015. ISSN 1335-213X. Odkaz na časopis, ve kterém vyšly abstrakty z konference info
  • LIČBINSKÝ, Roman, Jiří HUZLÍK, Jiří FAIMON a Kateřina KREISLOVÁ. Traffic related aerosol: road tunnel case study. Stockholm: NOSA – Nordic Society for Aerosol Research, 2014. s. nestr., 1 s. URL info
  • BLECHA, Martin a Jiří FAIMON. Spatial and temporal variations in carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations in selected soils of the Moravian Karst (Czech Republic). Carbonates and Evaporites, 2014, roč. 29, č. 4, s. 395-408. ISSN 0891-2556. doi:10.1007/s13146-014-0220-7. URL info
  • BLECHA, Martin a Jiří FAIMON. Karst soils: Dependence of CO2 concentrations on pore dimension. Acta Carsologica, 2014, roč. 43, č. 1, s. 55-64. ISSN 0583-6050. URL info
  • LANG, Marek a Jiří FAIMON. Does external wind impact the speleothem growth in cave? In 4th International Students Geological Conference, Brno, Czech Republic, April 19-21. 2013. ISBN 978-80-210-6206-1. URL info
  • FAIMON, Jiří a Marek LANG. Variances in airflows during different ventilation modes in a dynamic U-shaped cave. International Journal of Speleology, Tampa, FL (USA): Union Internationale de Spéléologie, 2013, roč. 42, č. 2, s. 115-122. ISSN 0392-6672. doi:10.5038/1827-806X.42.2.3. info
  • LANG, Marek a Jiří FAIMON. Is the Helmholtz resonator a suitable tool for prediction of the volumes of hidden cave spaces? In 16th International Congress of Speleology, Brno, Czech Republic, July 21-28. 2013. ISBN 978-80-87857-08-3. URL info
  • PRACNÝ, Pavel a Jiří FAIMON. Can dripwater hydrogeochemistry help us to discover hidden upper-lying cave floor? In 16th International Congress of Speleology, Brno, Czech Republic, July 21-28,. 2013. ISBN 978-80-87857-08-3. Web konference info
  • LIČBINSKÝ, Roman, Jiří HUZLÍK, Jiří FAIMON a Kateřina KREISLOVÁ. Characteristics of the particulate matter from road tunnel environment. Praha: Česká aerosolová společnost, 2013. 1 s. info
  • FAIMON, Jiří, Dana TROPPOVÁ, Vít BALDÍK a Roman NOVOTNÝ. Air circulation and its impact on microclimatic variables in the Císařská Cave (Moravian Karst, Czech Republic). International Journal of Climatology, Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, 2012, roč. 32, č. 4, s. 599-623. ISSN 0899-8418. doi:10.1002/joc.2298. info
  • FAIMON, Jiří, Monika LIČBINSKÁ a Petr ZAJÍČEK. Relationship between carbon dioxide in Balcarka Cave and adjacent soils in the Moravian Karst region of the Czech Republic. International Journal of Speleology, Union Internationale de Spéléologie, 2012, roč. 41, č. 1, s. 17-28. ISSN 0392-6672. doi:10.5038/1827-806X.41.1.3. info
  • FAIMON, Jiří, Monika LIČBINSKÁ, Petr ZAJÍČEK a Ondra ŠRÁČEK. Partial pressures of CO2 in epikarstic zone deduced from hydrogeochemistry of permanent drips, the Moravian Karst, Czech Republic. Acta carsologica, Ljubljana: Slovenska akademia znanosti in umetnosti, 2012, roč. 41/2012, č. 1, s. 47-57. ISSN 0583-6050. info
  • FAIMON, Jiří, Jindřich ŠTELCL, Miroslav KOMBEREC a Petra VESELÁ. Cave aerosol in Císařská and Sloup-Šošůvka Caves (Moravian Karst, Czech Republic). Slovenský kras (Acta Carsologica Slovaca), Liptovský Mikuláš: Slovenské múzeum ochrany prírody a jaskyniarstva, 2011, roč. 49, č. 2, s. 107-113. ISSN 0560-3137. info
  • NEHYBA, Slavomír, Marie ADAMOVÁ, Jiří FAIMON, Tomáš KUCHOVSKÝ, Josef ZEMAN a Ivan HOLOUBEK. Modern fluvial sediment provenance and pollutant tracing: a case study from the Drevnice River Basin (eastern Moravia, Czech Republic). Geologica Carpathica, Bratislava: GÚ SAV, 2010, roč. 61, č. 2, s. 147-162. ISSN 1336-8052. info
  • FAIMON, Jiří a Monika LIČBINSKÁ. Carbon dioxide in the soils and adjacent caves of Moravian Karst. Acta carsologica, Ljubljana: Slovenska akademia znanosti in umetnosti, 2010, roč. 39, č. 3. ISSN 0583-6050. info
  • LIČBINSKÁ, Monika, Lada HÝLOVÁ a Jiří FAIMON. Acid-base reactions of karst soils in dependence on vegetation type. Slovenský kras (Acta Carsologica Slovaca), Liptovský Mikuláš: Slovenské múzeum ochrany prírody a jaskyniarstva, 2010, roč. 48, č. 1, s. 99-104. ISSN 0560-3137. info
  • IVANOV, Martin, Jiří FAIMON, Petr JARMARA a Lubomír PEŠÁK. Evolution of minesoils at a coal waste pile: A case study from Rosice-Oslavany (Czech Republic). Studia universitatis Babeş-Bolyai : geologia, Cluj-Napoca: Universitatis Babeş-Bolyai, 2009, roč. 54, č. 1, s. 61-64. ISSN 1221-0803. URL info
  • NEHYBA, Slavomír, Marie ADAMOVÁ, Jiří FAIMON a Ivan HOLOUBEK. Provenance study as a tool for evaluation of natural and anthropogenic origin of heavy metals in modern fluvial sediments. In Abstract of 27th IAS Meeting of Sedimentology 2009, Alghero. Sassari, Italy: IAS International Ass. of Sedimentologists, 2009. s. 147-162, 19 s. ISBN 978-88-6025-123-7. info
  • FAIMON, Jiří a Martin BLECHA. Interaction of Freshly Precipitated Silica Gel with Aqueous Silicic Acid Solutions under Ambient and Near Neutral pH-conditions: A Detailed Analysis of Linear Rate Law. Aquatic Geochemistry, Netherlands: Springer Netherlands, 2008, roč. 14, č. 1, s. 1-40. ISSN 1380-6165. info
  • FAIMON, Jiří, Jindřich ŠTELCL a Daniel SAS. Anthropogenic CO2-flux into cave atmosphere and its environmental impact: A case study in the Císařská Cave (Moravian Karst, Czech Republic). Science ot the Total Environment, Elsevier, 2006, roč. 369, 1-3, s. 231-245. ISSN 0048-9697. info
  • FAIMON, Jiří. Total dynamics of quartz-water system at ambient conditions. Aquatic Geochemistry, Netherlands: Springer Netherlands, 2005, roč. 2005, č. 11, s. 139-172. ISSN 1380-6165. info
  • FAIMON, Jiří. Shaping of clay fragments during transport: a theoretical model. Geologica Carpathica, Bratislava: SAV, 2005, roč. 56/2005, č. 5, s. 455-160. ISSN 1335-0552. info
  • FAIMON, Jiří, Jiří ZIMÁK, Petr ZAJÍČEK, Monika SCHWARZOVÁ a Jindřich ŠTELCL. The study of recent destructive processes in the Moravian Karst caves (Czech republic). Geographica, Olomouc: Palacký University Olomouc, 2004, roč. 38, č. 1, s. 9-13. ISSN 0231-9365. info
  • FAIMON, Jiří a Slavomír NEHYBA. The formation of spherical clay balls on the slopes of sandpit quarry, the Rudice-Sec (Czech Republic). Catena, Elsevier, 2004, roč. 58, č. 1, s. 23-40. info
  • FAIMON, Jiří, Jindřich ŠTELCL, Svatava KUBEŠOVÁ a Jiří ZIMÁK. Environmentally accetable effect of hydrogen peroxide on cave "lamp-flora", calcite speleothems and limestones. Environmental Pollution, Elsevier, 2003, roč. 122, č. 3, s. 417-422. ISSN 0269-7491. info
  • FAIMON, Jiří. Formation of Colloidal Silica and Alumina During Experimental Granodiorite Weathering. Aquatic Geochemistry, Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003, roč. 9, č. 4, s. 305-341. ISSN 1380-616. info
  • KUBEŠOVÁ, Svatava, Jiří FAIMON, Jindřich ŠTELCL a Jiří ZIMÁK. The study of lampflora in the Kateřinská Cave (Moravian Karst, Czech Republic). In Abstracts of International Conference on Cave Lighting. Budapest: T. Hazslinszky, Ungar. Gesells. Karst Hohlenforschung, 2000. s. 14. info
  • FAIMON, Jiří. Kinetic modeling of Na release from alkali feldspar. In EnviWeath 96, International Conferece IGCP 405. Brno (Czech Rep.): Folia Fac.Sci.Nat.Univ.Mas.Brun., 1998. s. 48-54. Geologia 39. ISBN 80-210-1906-9. info
  • FAIMON, Jiří. Kinetics of the release of silicon and aluminium from aluminosilicates into aqueous mildly acid solutions. Scripta Fac.Sci.Nat.Univ.Masaryk Brun., Brno (Czech Rep.): Masaryk University, 1998, roč. 1995, č. 25, s. 59-68. info
  • FAIMON, Jiří a Slavomír NEHYBA. The recent formation of spherical clay balls on sedimentary basin slopes. Book of abstracts: 15th Conference on Clay Mineralogy and Petrology, Sept 3-10, 1998 Brno, Scripta Fac. Sci.Nat. Univ. Masaryk. Brun. (Geology)., Brno: MU, 1998, roč. 1996, č. 26, s. 76. info
  • FAIMON, Jiří. Oscillatory silicon and aluminum aqueous concentrations during experimental aluminosilicate weathering. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Elsevier Pergamon, 1996, Vol. 60, (15), s. 2901-2907. ISSN 0016-7037. info
  • FRUMAR, M., L. KOUDELKA, H. TICHÁ, Jiří FAIMON a L. TICHÝ. Some physical properties of Ge-Si-S system glasses. In Proc. of the Int. Conf. Amorphous Semiconductors 76, (I. Kosa-Somogyi, ed.). Budapest: Akademiai Kiado, 1977. s. 271-276, 6 s. info
  • FRUMAR, M., H. TICHÁ, L. KOUDELKA a Jiří FAIMON. Semiconducting glasses of the Ge-Bi-S system. Materials Research Bulletin, New York: Pergamon Press, 1976, roč. 11, č. 11, s. 1389-1396. ISSN 0025-5408. info

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