Research

Time, rhythms and mobility

Centrum pro regionální rozvoj

The work of the research group is focused on exploring the everyday space-time routine, especially in the area of cities and metropolitan areas. Through the themes of time, rhythm and mobility, classical disciplines of settlement geography, geography of the city, and geography of transport are integrated into a coherent framework. More ...

 

Climatology

Klimatologie

Research is focused to the study of climate fluctuations (mainly temperature and precipitation) in the Czech Republic based on documentary evidence, dendroclimatic data, early instrumental measurements and regular meteorological observations during the last millennium. Another field of study is the reconstruction and the study of selected hydrological and meteorological extremes from the viewpoint of their frequency of occurrence, seasonality, intensity and impacts to nature and society. More ...

 

 

Laboratory on Geoinformatics and Cartography

Laboratoř geoinformatiky a kartografie

Laboratory on Geoinformatics and Cartography was established in 1992. LGC acts as the guarantor of study programs Cartography, Geoinformatics and Remote Sensing at Masaryk University at all academic levels (bachelor, master and Ph.D. degrees). Team of LGC participates on many international and national research projects. More ...

 

 

Polar research

Polární ekologie

The tradition of polar area research at the Department of Geography dates back to the 1980s. At that time, the first scientific expeditions to Spitsbergen focused on climatology and geomorphology were carried out. Since 1994, the team of the Masaryk University has also been involved in Antarctic research. Initially, in the framework of international cooperation, stays were held at various Antarctic stations and since 2006 the scientific activities have moved to the island of James Ross, where a Czech station was built. More ...

 

River landscape

Říční krajina

The research activity of the River landscape group focuses on the study of interactions between fluvial processes and living organisms (especially vegetation), hydromorphological monitoring and historical changes of fluvial systems. More ...