RNDr. Lucie Kubalíková, Ph.D.

    Research Scientist

ResearcherID: M-7394-2017

ORCID: 0000-0002-0508-048X

    Fields of Specialty
  • Geomorphology
  • Nature Conservation, Geoheritage, Environmental Education
  • Geotourism


    2011 Ph.D. in Physical Geography, Masaryk University in Brno, Faculty of Science

    2009 RNDr. (Dr. of natural sciences) in Physical Geography, Masaryk University in Brno, Faculty of Science

    2007 Bc. (BA) in French language lecturing, Masaryk University in Brno, Faculty of Education

    2006 Mgr. (MSc.) in Geography and Cartography, Masaryk University in Brno, Faculty of Science

Professional career

    2012—2013 Technical University in Liberec, Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education, Department of Geography (lecturer: Physical Geography, Regional Development, Regional Geography)

    2013—2015 Municipal Office Židlochovice (project coordinator, regional development analyst)

    Since 2017 Institute of Geonics, The Czech Academy of Sciences, Department of Environmental Geography, Brno (research scientist)

    Since 2019 Mendel University in Brno, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology, Department of Geology and Soil Science (project worker, lecturer: Geomorphology, Landscape in Quaternary, Geological Practice)

Research projects

Selected publications (since 2015)

Papers in peer-reviewed journals (ISI/WOS)

  • Gray, M., Fox, N., Gordon, J. E., Brilha, J., Charkraborty, A., Garcia, M. G., Hjort, J., Kubalíková, L., Seijmonsbergen, A. C., Urban, J. (2024): Boundary of ecosystem services: A response to Chen et al. (2023). Journal of Environmental Management, 351, 119666. Doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2023.119666 (IF 2022 = 8.7)
  • Kubalíková, L., Balková, M. (2023): Two-level assessment of threats to geodiversity and geoheritage: A case study from Hády quarries (Brno, Czech Republic). Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 99, 107024. Doi: 10.1016/j.eiar.2022.107024 (IF 2022 = 7.9)
  • Kubalíková, L., Bajer, A., Balková, M., Kirchner, K., Machar, I. (2022): Geodiversity Action Plans as a Tool for Developing Sustainable Tourism and Environmental Education. Sustainability, 14, 6043. Doi: 10.3390/su14106043 (IF 2021 = 3.889)
  • Sumanapala, D., Kubalíková, L., Wolf, I.D. (2021): Assessing Geosites for Geotourism Development: Case Studies from the Southern Part of Sri Lanka. Geoheritage, 13, 85. Doi: 10.1007/s12371-021-00608-1 (IF 2021 = 2.786)
  • Kubalíková, L., Zapletalová, D. (2021): Geo-Cultural Aspects of Building Stone Extracted Within Brno City (Czech Republic): a Bridge Between Natural and Cultural Heritage. Geoheritage, 13, 78. Doi: 10.1007/s12371-021-00585-5 (IF 2021 = 2.786)
  • Kubalíková, L., Drápela, E., Kirchner, K., Bajer A., Balková, M., Kuda, F. (2021): Urban geotourism development and geoconservation: Is it possible to find a balance? Environmental Science & Policy, 121: 1-10. Doi: 10.1016/j.envsci.2021.03.016 (IF 2021 = 6.424)
  • Kubalíková, L., Kirchner, K., Kuda, F., Bajer A. (2020): Assessment of Urban Geotourist resources: An Example of Two Geocultural Sites in Brno (Czech Republic). Geoheritage, 12: 7. Doi: 10.1007/s12371-020-00434-x (IF 2019 = 3.062)
  • Rypl, J., Kirchner, K., Kubalíková, L., Divíšek, J. (2020): Geological and Geomorphological Conditions Supporting the Diversity of Rock Landforms in the Pohořská Mountains (South Bohemia, Czech Republic). Geoheritage, 12: 2. Doi: 10.1007/s12371-020-00430-1 (IF 2019 = 3.062)
  • Kubalíková, L., Kirchner, K., Kuda, F., Machar, I. (2019): The Role of Anthropogenic Landforms in Sustainable Landscape Management. Sustainability, 11(16): 4331. Doi: 10.3390/su11164331 (IF 2019 = 2.576)
  • Kubalíková, L., Kirchner, K. (2016): Geosite and Geomorphosite Assessment as a Tool for Geoconservation and Geotourism Purposes: A Case Study from Vizovická vrchovina Highland (Eastern Part of the Czech Republic). Geoheritage, 8(1): 5–14. Doi: 10.1007/s12371-015-0143-2 (IF 2016 = 1.472)

Chapters in books

  • Kubalíková, L., Kirchner, K., Bajer, A. (2021). Geomorphological Resources for Geoeducation and Geotourism. In R. B. Singh, D. Wei, & S. Anand (Eds.), Global Geographical Heritage, Geoparks and Geotourism (pp. 343–358). Springer Singapore. Doi: 10.1007/978-981-15-4956-4_18
  • Kubalíková, L. (2018). Chapter 32: Czech Republic: the planning and management of geotourism’s hidden resources. In R. Dowling & D. Newsome (Eds.), Handbook of Geotourism (pp. 417–432). Edward Elgar Publishing. Doi: 10.4337/9781785368868.00046
  • Kubalíková, L. (2016). Promoting Geomorphological Heritage: Bringing Geomorphology to People. In T. Pánek & J. Hradecký (Eds.), Landscapes and Landforms of the Czech Republic (pp. 399–410). Springer International Publishing. Doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-27537-6_31
  • Kubalíková, L. (2016). Geomorphological Heritage and Geoconservation in the Czech Republic. In T. Pánek & J. Hradecký (Eds.), Landscapes and Landforms of the Czech Republic (pp. 387–398). Springer International Publishing. Doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-27537-6_30

Memberships and other activities

  • Member of the editorial board of the Moravian Geographical Reports journal
  • Member of ProGEO, EGU and Czech Association of Geomorphologists
  • Peer-reviewer for WOS journals (Geoheritage, Journal of Mountain Science, Land, Sustainability)