RNDr. Jan Divíšek

    Research interests: biogeography, community ecology, biodiversity, spatial modelling, macroecology, laser scanning

education

    since 2008: Ph.D. study of Physical geography at Department of Geography, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University (supervisor dr. M. Culek).

    2006 – 2008: MSc. in Upper Secondary School Teacher Training in Biology and Geography and Cartography at Department of Botany and Zoology and Department of Geography, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University.

    2003 – 2006: Bc. in Biology, Geography and Cartography with a view to Education at Department of Botany and Zoology and Department of Geography, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University.

professional career

    since 2014 Specialist at the Department of Botany and Zoology, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University

    since 2012 Specialist at the Department of Environmental Geography, Institute of Geonics, Academy of Sciences

    2010 – 2013 Specialist at the Department of Geography, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University

grant projects

    since 2014 Plant diversity analysis and synthesis centre (PLADIAS); Centre of Excellence (GA ČR GB14-36079G, co-worker, main investigator: M. Chytrý)

    2010 – 2013 Innovation of geographical study programmes (OPVK č. CZ.1.07/2.2.00/15.0222, co-worker, main investigator: P. Daněk)

    2010 Innovation of the Z0005 Biogeography course (FRVŠ 2209/2010/G4, main investigator: J. Divíšek)

    2008 – 2010 Education centres – modern on-line form of education (OPVK č. CZ.1.07/1.1.03/01.0057, co-worker, main investigator: LSG o.p.s.)

selected publications

publications with IF

  • Divíšek, J., Chytrý, M., Grulich, V. & Poláková, L. (2014): Landscape classification of the Czech Republic based on the distribution of natural habitats. Preslia.
  • Divíšek, J., Zelený, D., Culek, M. & Šťastný, K. (2014): Natural habitats matter: Determinants of spatial pattern in the composition of animal assemblages of the Czech Republic. Acta Oecologica

books and textbooks

  • Culek, M., Grulich, V., Laštůvka, Z. & Divíšek, J. (2013): Biogeografické regiony České republiky. MUNI press. Brno.
  • Divíšek, J. & Culek, M. (2013): Biogeografie. Druhé vydání. Elportál, Brno: Masarykova univerzita.
  • Divíšek, J., Culek, M. & Jiroušek, M. (2010): Biogeografie. Elportál, Brno: Masarykova univerzita.

Conference proceedings

  • Divíšek, J., Zelený, D., Culek, M. & Šťastný, K. (2013): How is broad-scale distribution pattern in different animal groups explained by climate, natural habitats and land-cover while accounting for spatial autocorrelation? In 7th Annual Meeting of the Specialist Group on Macroecology of the Gesellschaft für Ökologie, Göttingen, Germany.
  • Kuda, F., Divíšek, J. & Kirchner, K. (2013): Terrestrial laser scanning applied to geomorphological and speleological research of the Locality Ledove sluje (Ice Caves) in Podyji National Park, Czech Republic. In Stav geomorfologických výzkumů v roce 2013.
  • Divíšek, J. (2012): Diverzita krajiny České republiky – možnosti jejího stanovení. In Herber, V. (ed.): Fyzickogeografický sborník 10, Fyzická geografie a krajinná ekologie: teorie a aplikace. Přírodovědecká fakulta, Masarykova univerzita. Brno. s. 94-98.
  • Divíšek, J. & Littnerová, S. (2011): Chorotypes as a tool for distribution pattern assessment. In Bryja, J., Řehák, Z. & Zukal, J. (eds.): Zoologické dny Brno 2011. Sborník abstraktů z konference 17. –18. února 2011. Brno.
  • Divíšek, J. & Culek, M. (2011): Výuka biogeografie na Geografickém ústavu MU. In Herber, V. (ed.): Fyzickogeografický sborník 9, Fyzická geografie a životní prostředí. Přírodovědecká fakulta, Masarykova univerzita. Brno. s. 136–141.
  • Divíšek, J. (2009): Use of Animal Model Groups for Biogeographic Differentiation of the Landscape – Case Study. In ÚGN Ph.D. Workshop 2009 Proceedings. Ostrava: Institute of Geonics AS CR. s. 66–71.