doc. RNDr. Zdeněk Máčka, Ph.D.

Associate professor, Department of Geography


Office: pav. 05/02019
Kotlářská 267/2
611 37 Brno

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Curriculum vitae

Name, first names, scientific degrees
  • doc. RNDr. Zdeněk Máčka, Ph.D., born 23rd June 1973 in Brno, married, three children
Department/Faculty/University
  • Department of Geography
    Faculty of Science
    Masaryk University
    Kotlářská 2
    611 37 BRNO
    Czech Republic
Function, current position
  • Associate professor
Education and academic qualifications
  • 2017: Associate professor (Doc.) Environmental geography; habilitation thesis dealing with the environmental significance of wood in fluvial geomorphic systems; Faculty of Science, Ostrava University in Ostrava
  • 2015: RNDr. Physical geography and geoecology; Dpt. of Physical Geography and Geoecology, Faculty of Science, Ostrava University in Ostrava
  • 2002: Ph.D. Physical geography; thesis dealing with fluvial geomorphology; Dpt. of Geography, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University in Brno
  • 1996: MSc Geography and cartography, specialization physical geography; thesis dealing with regional geomorphology of the Brno Highland; Dpt. of Geography, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University in Brno
  • 1994: BSc Geography and cartography; thesis dealing with regional geomorphology of the Brno Highland; Dpt. of Geography, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University in Brno
Professional experience
  • 2017 - present: associate professor; Dpt. of Geography, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University in Brno
  • 2001 - 2017: lecturer; Dpt. of Geography, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University in Brno
  • 1999 - 2001: research assistant; Institute of Geonics, Dpt. of Environmental Geography (branch Brno), Czech Academy of Sciences
Teaching activities
  • Currently:
  • Physical geography; Geomorphology; Fluvial geomorphology; Applied physical geography; Methods in physical geography 1; Environmental geography seminar; Selected topics from soil science and biogeography; Field seminar/excercices in physical geography; Field seminar in geomorphology, soil science and biogeography; Introduction into the study of landforms - on-line
  • Formerly also:
  • Soil science; Quaternary landscapes; Polar ecology; World regional geography - Africa. Australia and Oceania; World regional geography - Americas
  • Supervision of bachelor, master and doctoral thesis.
Research activities
  • Study of fluvial systems - interactions of biota nad fluvial processes, historical and present day dynamics of meandering rivers, human impact on rivers, grain size trends
Akademické stáže, studijní nebo pracovní pobyty
  • 2005/01/03 – 2005/02/28: Other programs, ATA
    • VaV/660/1/03
  • 2004/01/02 – 2004/02/29: Other programs, ATA
    • MSM 143100007
  • 2003/01/02 – 2003/02/28: Other programs, ATA
    • MSM 143100007
  • 1995/01/02 – 1995/06/30: University of Hull, Hull, Erasmus+, GBR
Other academic activities, research projects, grants
  • Member of commissions for state final exams in bachelor and master geography programs
  • Member of commission on state rigorous exam (RNDr.) for the study programme physical geography
  • Member of employees chamber of Academic Senate (Faculty of Science) in the period 2008-11
Non-university activities
  • Member of Czech Geographical Society
  • Member of Czech Association of Geomorphologists (vice-chair in the period 2006-13)
  • Member of commission for doctoral (Ph.D.) exams in the programme physical geography and geoecology in Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague
Major publications
  • MIŘIJOVSKÝ, Jakub, Monika ŠULC MICHALKOVÁ, Otmar PETYNIAK, Zdeněk MÁČKA a Milan TRIZNA. Spatiotemporal evolution of a unique preserved meandering system in Central Europe — The Morava River near Litovel. Catena. Elsevier Science, 2015, roč. 127, April, s. 300-311. ISSN 0341-8162. doi:10.1016/j.catena.2014.12.006. URL info
  • KREJČÍ, Lukáš a Zdeněk MÁČKA. Anthropogenic controls on large wood input, removal and mobility: examples from rivers in the Czech Republic. Area. 2012, roč. 44, č. 2, s. 226-236. ISSN 0004-0894. doi:10.1111/j.1475-4762.2011.01071.x. URL info
  • MÁČKA, Zdeněk, Lukáš KREJČÍ, Blanka LOUČKOVÁ a Lucie PETERKOVÁ. A critical review of field techniques employed in the survey of large woody debris in river corridors: a central European perspective. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 2011, roč. 181, 1-4, s. 291-316. ISSN 0167-6369. doi:10.1007/s10661-010-1830-8. info
  • BRÁZDIL, Rudolf, Zdeněk MÁČKA, Ladislava ŘEZNÍČKOVÁ, Eva SOUKALOVÁ, Petr DOBROVOLNÝ a Tomáš GRYGAR. Floods and floodplain changes of the River Morava, the Strážnické Pomoraví region (Czech Republic) over the past 130 years. Hydrological Sciences Journal. 2011, roč. 56, č. 7, s. 1166-1185. ISSN 0262-6667. info
  • MÁČKA, Z. Determination of Texture of Topography from Large Scale Contour Maps. Geografski vestnik. 2001, roč. 73, č. 2, s. 53-62. ISSN 0350-3895. info

2017/09/05

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