Jakub Borovec

Jakub Borovec

born May 18, 1973 in České Budějovice, Czech Republic

Operating Director, Hydrobiologist

Soil & Water Research Infrastructure

  • Biology Centre CAS
  • Na Sádkách 7, 370 05 České Budějovice
  • Czech Republic

Areas of expertise: Limnology, sediment chemistry, reservoir and watershed management

Education

  • 2016 – present Director of SoWA RI
  • 2012 – present Senior Researcher, Academy of Science of the Czech Republic, Hydrobiological Institute, České Budějovice
  • 2003 – 2005 Member of student guidance committee for the “Environmental care and management of water resources”.
  • 2002 – 2006 Invited lecturer for the Socrates/Erasmus program, BTU Cottbus, Germany.
  • 2001 – 2002 Associate teacher position: teaching Environmental Data Analysis and Basics of Limnology courses.
  • 2001 Ph. D studies, 2001, Hydrobiology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of South Bohemia.
  • 1996 – 2001 Academy of Science of the Czech Republic, Hydrobiological Institute, České Budějovice
  • 1996 Master of Sciences (MSc.), 1996, Limnology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of South Bohemia.
  • 1994 Bachelor of Sciences (BSc.), Biology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of South Bohemia.

Research Interests

Limnology, sediment chemistry, reservoir and watershed management

Teaching Interests

  • Environmental Data Analysis Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia
  • Basics of Limnology Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia

Awards

  • H-index: 8
  • Number of publications: 21
  • Sum of Times Cited without self-citations: 349
List of 5 most important publications from the years 2010-2016 with IF and number of citations (WoS, without autocitations) which correspond to SoWa research:
  • Jan, J., Borovec, J., Kopacek, J., Hejzlar, J. (2015) Assessment of phosphorus associated with Fe and Al (hydr)oxides in sediments and soils. JOURNAL OF SOILS AND SEDIMENTS 15 (7), 1620-1629 (IF2014 2.136)
  • Jan, J., Borovec, J., Kopáček, J., Hejzlar, J. (2013) What do results of common sequential fractionation and single-step extractions tell us about P binding with Fe and Al compounds in non-calcareous sediments? WATER RESEARCH, 47 (2), 547-557 (IF2012 4.865)
  • Sirova, D., Borovec, J., Picek, T., Adamec, L., Nedbalova, L., Vrba, J.(2011): Ecological implications of organic carbon dynamics in the traps of aquatic carnivorous Utricularia plants. FUNCTIONAL PLANT BIOLOGY, 38 (7), 583-593 (IF2011 2.929)
  • Borovec, J., Sirova, D., Mosnerova, P., Rejmankova, E., Vrba, J. (2010): Spatial and temporal changes in phosphorus partitioning within a freshwater cyanobacterial mat community. BIOGEOCHEMISTRY 101 (1-3), 323-333 (IF2010 2.674)
List of most important grants you got in the years 2010-2016 which correspond to SoWa research:
  • TA04021342 – Sedimenty vodních děl – identifikace, kvantifikace, charakterizace, sanace – nové postupy s ekonomickou efektivitou (2015-2017, TA0/TA); PI; 15 mil / 10 mil HBU.
  • SFZP 05611212 – Methods of evaluation of the ecological potential of heavily modified and artificial standing water bodies (2012-2014); PI; 2,9 mil / 2,9 mil HBU.
  • QI102A265 – Participation of the erosion P on eutrophication of water bodies (2010-2013, MZE/QI); team member; 10 mil / 2,7 mil HBU.
  • GA206/09/1764 – Controlling factors of phosphorus sorption in lake and reservoir sediments (2009-2012, GA0/GA); team member; 4 mil / 4 mil HBU.

Jakub BorovecGroup

Felipe Bretón

Hydrobiologist

Tomáš Hubáček

Analytical chemist

Jiří Jan

Scientist

Nana Osafo

Scientist

Daniel Petráš

Geobiologist, Microbial Geochemis

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22/04/2017

Mother Earth Picnic Festival 2017 Photogallery

Předsedkyně Akademie věd ČR prof. Eva Zažímalová se na Den Země v sobotu 22. dubna 2017 v zahradě Biologického centra v Českých...

02/04/2015

Assessment of phosphorus associated with Fe and Al (hydr)oxides in sediments and soils

Purpose Numerous extraction procedures have been used to characterize phosphorus (P) forms bound to iron (Fe) and aluminum (Al) (hydr)oxides in...

09/05/2014

Dinitrogen fixation associated with shoots of aquatic carnivorous plants: Is it ecologically important?

Background and Aims Rootless carnivorous plants of the genus Utricularia are important components of many standing waters worldwide, as well as...

21/11/2012

What do results of common sequential fractionation and single-step extractions tell us about P binding with Fe and Al compounds in non-calcareous sediments?

Correct identification of P forms together with their main Fe and Al binding partners in non-calcareous sediments is of crucial importance for...

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