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Since its establishment in 1959, our department has been devoted to both teaching students and conducting scientific research. The current major scope of our research is concentrated into the following topics:

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Current projects

Projects in progress in 2021

Overview of projects accomplished in preceding years

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Recent publications

Journals included in the Web of Science

Frajer, J., Fiedor, D. (2021): A historical curiosity or a source of accurate spatial information on historical land use? The issue of accuracy of old cadastres in the example of Josephian Cadastre from the Habsburg Empire. Land Use Policy 100: 104937. DOI: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2020.104937 [link]

Šerý, M., Daňková, M. (2021): When regional identities differ over generation: Deinstitutionalisation of regions and regional identities in a regional amalgam. Journal of Rural Studies, 82, 430-441. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2021.01.033 [link]

Halásová, O., Brázdil, R. (2020): Flash floods in Moravia and Silesia during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Geografie 125, 2, 117–137. https://doi.org/10.37040/geografie2020125020117 [link]

Lehnert, M., Fiedor, D., Frajer, J., Hercik, J., Jurek, M. (2020): Czech students and mitigation of global warming: beliefs and willingness to take action. Environmental Education Research 26, 6, 864–889. https://doi.org/10.1080/13504622.2019.1694140 [link]

Šimáček, P., Šerý, M., Fiedor, D., Brisudová, L. (2020): To fear or not to fear? Exploring the temporality of topophobia in urban environments. Moravian Geographical Reports 28(4): 308–321. https://doi.org/10.2478/mgr-2020-0023 [link]

Brisudová, L., Šimáček, P., Šerý, M. (2020): Mapping topo-ambivalent places for the purposes of strategic planning of urban space. The case of Šternberk, the Czech Republic. Journal of Maps 16(1): 203–209. https://doi.org/10.1080/17445647.2020.1844087 [link]

Martinát, S., Cowell, R., Navrátil, J. (2020): Rich or poor? Who actually lives in proximity to AD plants in Wales? Biomass and Bioenergy 143, 105799. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biombioe.2020.105799 [link]

Klapka, P., Ellegård, K., Frantál, B. (2020): What about Time-Geography in the post-Covid-19 era? Moravian Geographical Reports 28(4): 238–247. https://doi.org/10.2478/mgr-2020-0017 [link]

Frantál, B., Klapka, P., Nováková, E. (2020): When home becomes a cage: Daily activities, space-time constraints, isolation and the loneliness of older adults in urban environments. Moravian Geographical Reports 28(4): 322–337. https://doi.org/10.2478/mgr-2020-0024 [link]

Klapka, P., Kraft, S., Halás, M. (2020): Network based definition of functional regions: A graph theory approach for spatial distribution of traffic flows. Journal of Transport Geography 88, 102855. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2020.102855 [link]

Frantál, B., Klapka, P. (2020): Exploring the nexus between place of residence, daily activity patterns, and the socio‐spatial isolation of mothers on parental leave. Area 52(2): 401–410. https://doi.org/10.1111/area.12585 [link]

Halás, M., Kraft, S., Klapka, P. (2020): Global spatial organisation of air transport: The definition of functional airline regions. The Geographical Journal 186(1): 2–15. https://doi.org/10.1111/geoj.12313 [link]

Čížková, E., Navrátilová, J., Martinát, S., Navrátil, J., Frazier, R.J. (2020): Impact of water level on species quantity and composition grown from the soil seed bank of the inland salt marsh: An ex-situ experiment. Land 9(12): 533. https://doi.org/10.3390/land9120533 [link]

Andráško, I., Dolák Klemešová, K., Dolák, L., Trojan, J., Fiedor, D. (2020): “Surely it will come again…”. Flood threat appraisal, mitigation strategies and protection motivation in Czech communities endangered by floods. Moravian Geographical Reports 28(3): 170–186. https://doi.org/10.2478/mgr-2020-0013 [link]

Halás, M., Klapka, P. (2020): Heterogenita a kontinuita geografického prostoru: příklad funkčních regionů Slovenska. Geografie 125(3): 319–342. https://doi.org/10.37040/geografie2020125030319 [link]

Šimáček, P., Paloušková, K., Hercik, J. (2020): Spatial images and changes in their graphic representation in primary and lower secondary school students. Croatian Journal of Education – Hrvatski časopis za odgoj i obrazovanje 22(3): 935–964. https://doi.org/10.15516/cje.v22i3.3648 [link]

Journals included in the Scopus database

Dostál, A., Machar, I., Mackovčin, P. (2020): Changes in the secondary landscape structure in Hruby Jesenik Mountains (Czech Republic). Journal of Landscape Ecology (Czech Republic) 13, 3, 107–121. https://doi.org/10.2478/jlecol-2020-0019 [link]

Other peer-reviewed scientific journals

Mackovčin, P. (2021): Německé vojenské mapy československé části Slezska z let 1936–1945. Geografický a kartografický obzor 67/109 (4): 65–78. [link]

Ashkenazi, E., Avni, Y., Šimáček, P., Chen, Y., Frajer, J. (2020): 1 500 let udržitelného zemědělství v Negevské poušti. Geografické rozhledy 29(3): 34–37. [link]

Šimáček, P., Doležal, D., Šerý, M., Fiedor, D., Pánek, J., Szczyrba, Z. (2020): Participativní mapování míst strachu z kriminality jako příspěvek k rozvoji urbánního prostředí. Urbanismus a územní rozvoj 23(5): 4–10.

Monographs

Fiedor, D. (2020): Hazard v České republice. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství (SLON). ISBN 978-80-7419-303-3.

Chapters in monographs

Rozkošný, M., Dzuráková, M., Pavelková, R., David, V., Hudcová, H., Netopil, P. (2020): Small Water Reservoirs, Ponds and Wetlands’ Restoration at the Abandoned Pond Areas. In: Zelenakova, M., Fialová, J., Negm, A. (eds): Assessment and Protection of Water Resources in the Czech Republic, 91–125. Cham, Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-18363-9_5 [link]

Šarapatka, B., Pavelková, R. (2020): Small Bodies of Water Which Have Disappeared from the Czech Landscape and the Possibility of Restoring Them. In: Zelenakova, M., Fialová, J., Negm, A. (eds): Assessment and Protection of Water Resources in the Czech Republic, 127–143. Cham, Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-18363-9_6 [link]

Mackovčin, P., Zvardoň, T., Skaličková, A. (2020): Topografické mapy s přítisky územních změna Československa od Mnichovské dohody do dubna 1939. In: Semotanová, E. (ed.): Hranice v krajinách, 356–366. Praha, Academia.