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21/02/2020

Role of Soil Organisms in Modification of their Environment, Nutrient Cycling and Soil Formation

Professor Jan Frouz and Veronika Jílková are editing special issue of MDPI open access journal Soil Systems: "Role of Soil Organisms in...

22/01/2020

Structural elucidation and environmental distributions of butanetriol and pentanetriol dialkyl glycerol tetraethers (BDGTs and PDGTs)

Short summary: This study deals with two membrane lipids called BDGTs and PDGTs. Membrane lipids are molecules forming the cell envelope of all...

29/11/2019

Seasonal variations of biochemical and optical properties, physical dynamics and N stable isotopic composition in three northeastern Mediterranean basins (Aegean, Cretan and Ionian Seas)

Multidisciplinary surveys were conducted in October 2014, May 2015 and December 2015 in three major deep basins of the Eastern Mediterranean Sea...

23/10/2019

Experimental catchment – a unique research area will enable to study processes in the landscape

Scientists from the SoWa Research Infrastructure of the The Biology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences ceremonially opened a unique research...

12/09/2019

Spatial heterogeneity of belowground microbial communities linked to peatland microhabitats with different plant dominants

Peatland vegetation is composed mostly of mosses, graminoids and ericoid shrubs, and these have a distinct impact on peat biogeochemistry. We studied...

01/04/2019

Časopis Vesmír: Přehlížená proměna zemědělství

V časopise Vesmír č. 4/2019 vyšel článek profesora Jakuba Hrušky z České geologické služby Přehlížená proměna...

25/03/2019

The origin and role of biological rock crusts in rocky desert weathering

In drylands, microbes that colonize rock surfaces have been linked to erosion because water scarcity excludes traditional weathering mechanisms. We...

14/03/2019

Časopis Vesmír: Kompost je mikrobiologické muzeum

V časopise Vesmír č. 3/2019 vyšel rozhovor s profesorem Tomášem Cajthamlem, ředitelem Ústavu pro životní prostředí Přírodovědecké...

18/02/2019

Soil organic carbon stability in forests: distinct effects of tree species identity and traits

Rising atmospheric CO2 concentrations have increased interest in the potential for forest ecosystems and soils to act as carbon (C) sinks. While soil...

07/01/2019

Microbial communities in local and transplanted soils along a latitudinal gradient

A field transplantation experiment was used in this study to investigate the effects of substrate and climatic conditions on basal soil...

06/12/2018

O úbytku orné půdy v rozhovoru pro INFO.CZ

On December 5, we commemorated the World Soil Day. About the decline of arable land in the Czech Republic was spoken by Professor Hana...

19/10/2018

No difference in ectomycorrhizal morphotype composition between abandoned and inhabited nests of wood ants (Formica polyctena) in a central European spruce forest

Coniferous forest soils are limited in nitrogen and phosphorus which hinders tree growth. However, trees can alleviate this limitation by symbiotic...

14/09/2018

A plant–microbe interaction framework explaining nutrient effects on primary production

The idea behind this study started with a passionate discussion about the relevance of phosphorus (P) limitation in Arctic tundra soils. Most...

11/09/2018

Funkce půdy – prezentace pro školy

Co je půda? K čemu ji potřebujeme? Kolik vody může zdravá půda zadržet a na čem to závisí? Jak rychle se může půda obnovit a proč je...

29/08/2018

Iron and nitrogen cycling, bacterioplankton community composition and mineral transformations involving phosphorus stabilisation in the ferruginous hypolimnion of a post-mining lake

Lake Medard is an oligotrophic post-mining lake characterised by ferruginous bottom waters, with marked redox gradients resulting from iron (Fe)...

22/08/2018

An investigation into the long-term effect of soil transplant in bare spoil heaps on survival and migration of soil meso and macrofauna

Post-mining sites represent one of the most extreme environments for invertebrates. Despite adverse conditions, gradual succession is however under...

14/08/2018

Influence of surface flattening on biodiversity of terrestrial arthropods during early stages of brown coal spoil heap restoration

How does micro-topography affect arthropod communities? The team led by Jabbar Moradi focused on different arthropods comprising moths, spiders,...

13/08/2018

Půdní DESATERO pro velké i malé hospodáře

Půda je základem našeho životního prostředí. Je nezbytná nejen pro člověka, rostlinstvo a půdní živočichy, ale také v krajině...

08/08/2018

Rough wave-like heaped overburden promotes establishment of woody vegetation while levelling promotes grasses during unassisted post mining site development

What role plays geodiversity in establishment of plants after landscape disturbance? From observations conducted for nine years in post-mining sites...

06/08/2018

Fast accrual of C and N in soil organic matter fractions following post-mining reclamation across the USA

The recovery of abandoned mining sites from disturbance results in rapid plant colonization and increases in soil organic matter (SOM)....