Our vision is a comprehensive research and understanding of soil and water ecosystems in context of sustainable landscape use.
Our mission is to create and develop a unique international multidisciplinary platform for detailed investigation of biotic and abiotic processes and complex interactions between soil and water ecosystems at microscale, mesoscale and landscape level.
The SoWa RI is also an aspiring component of the European Research Infrastructure eLTER RI – long term research on ecosystems, critical zones and socio-ecological systems.
Realise your research ideas, visions and projects at unique state of the art facilities, technologies and approaches
The SoWa Research Infrastructure consists of four research sections (RS), six research programmes (RP) and nine highly equipped laboratories driven by ten highly experienced researchers. The quality, uniqueness and research excellency are guaranteed by the International Scientific Advisory Board, Steering Committee, top management and all group leaders.
Scientific Advisory Board
is a group of seven outstanding external independent experts working outside the Czech Republic who provide a useful feedback, know-how, experience, ideas and advices to develop research activities according to the latest challenges and trends and help us to achieve the main research goals.
is a decision making body which consists of representatives of management, research sections and four main partners of the SoWa RI
Research Programmes Leaders
Assistants, Project Administrator, Project Manager, Financial Manager, Technicians, etc.
We educate and cooperate with hundreds of students (PhD students, master students, bachelor students, secondary school students) from the whole world.
The SoWa Research Infrastructure can be beneficial for and used by researchers, students, teachers, entrepreneurs, journalists, governments, officials, public