Mgr. Stanislav Martinát, Ph.D.

    Senior Research Scientist

ResearcherID: H-9974-2013

ORCID: 0000-0003-4060-2009

Google Scholar

    Fields of Specialty
  • Rural Geography
  • Socio-spatial problems connected to the development of bioenergies and rural wastelands


    2015 Ph.D. in Human Geography, Comenius University, Bratislava, Faculty of Natural Sciences

    2002 Mgr. (MSc) in Geography and History, Masaryk University in Brno, Faculty of Science and Faculty of Arts

Professional career

    Since 2001 Institute of Geonics, The Czech Academy of Sciences, Department of Environmental Geography, Brno (senior research scientist)

    2008—2018 Silesian Universtiy in Opava, School of Business Administration in Karviná (Assistant Professor: Regional Economics and Policy)

    2016—2017 Arizona State University, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning (Research Fellow, funded by Fulbright Fellowship)

    2018—2020 Cardiff University, School of Geography and Planning (Research Fellow, funded by COFUND MSCA Fellowship)

    Since 2020 Palacký University Olomouc, Faculty of Science, Department of Geography (Assistant Professor: Rural Geography)

Selected research projects

Selected publications (since 2015)

Papers in peer-reviewed journals (ISI/WOS)

  • Navrátil, J., Martinát, S., Hewitt, R. J., Frazier, R. J., Klusáček, P., Škrabal, J., Krejčí, T., Osman, R., Pícha, K. (2023): Community Landscape Preferences for Reuse of Soviet-Era Post-Agricultural Brownfields—What's the Difference? Rural Sociology, 88(2): 362-391. Doi: 10.1111/ruso.12479 (IF 2022 = 2.3)
  • Raška, P., Frantál, B., Martinát, S., Hruška, V. (2023): Exploring local land use conflicts through successive planning decisions: a dynamic approach and theory-driven typology of potentially conflicting planning decisions, Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 66(10), 2051-2070. Doi: 10.1080/09640568.2022.2060806 (IF 2022 = 3.9)
  • Klusáček, P., Charvátová, K., Navrátil, J., Krejčí, T., Martinát, S. (2022): Regeneration of Post-Agricultural Brownfield for Social Care Needs in Rural Community: Is There Any Transferable Experience? International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(1): 240. Doi: 10.3390/ijerph19010240 (IF 2021 = 4.614)
  • Navrátil, J., Krejčí, T., Martinát, S., Frazier, R.J., Klusáček, P., Pícha, K., Škrabal, J., Osman, R. (2021): Variation in brownfield reuse of derelict agricultural premises in diverse rural spaces. Journal of Rural Studies, 87: 124-136. Doi: 10.1016/j.jrurstud.2021.09.004 (IF 2021 = 5.157)
  • Klusáček, P., Navrátil, J., Martinát, S., Krejčí, T., Golubchikov, O., Pícha, K., Škrabal, J., Osman, R. (2021): Planning for the future of derelict farm premises: From abandonment to regeneration? Land Use Policy, 102: 105248. Doi: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2021.105248 (IF 2021 = 6.189)
  • Stober, D., Suškevičs, M., Eiter, S., Müller, S., Martinát, S., Buchecker, M. (2021): What is the quality of participatory renewable energy planning in Europe? A comparative analysis of innovative practices in 25 projects. Energy Research & Social Science, 71: 101804. Doi: 10.1016/j.erss.2020.101804 (IF 2021 = 8.514)
  • Navrátil, J., Krejčí, T., Martinát, S., Pícha, K., Klusáček, P., Škrabal, J., Osman, R. (2020): Abandonment or Regeneration and Re-Use? Factors Affecting the Usage of Farm Premises in Different Social Spaces of the Rural. Sustainability, 12: 9124. Doi: 10.3390/su12219124 (IF 2019 = 2.576)
  • Klusáček, P., Martinát, S., Krejčí, T., Kunc, J., Hercik, J., Havlíček, M., Skokanová, H. (2020): Return of the Local Democracy to the Territory of the Military Training Areas (Case Study the Czech Republic). Communist and Post-Communist Studies, 53(2): 191–213. Doi: 10.1525/cpcs.2020.53.2.191 (IF 2019 = 0.951)
  • Navrátil, J., Martinát, S., Krejčí, T., Pícha, K., Klusáček, P., Škrabal, J., Osman, R. (2019): The fate of socialist agricultural premises: To agricultural ‘brownfields’ and back again? Moravian Geographical Reports, 27(4): 207–216. Doi: 10.2478/mgr-2019-0016 (IF 2019 = 2.479)
  • Chodkowska-Miszczuk, J., Martinát, S., Cowell, R. (2019): Community tensions, participation, and local development: Factors affecting the spatial embeddedness of anaerobic digestion in Poland and the Czech Republic. Energy Research & Social Science, 55: 134–145. Doi: 10.1016/j.erss.2019.05.010 (IF 2019 = 4.771)
  • Navrátil, J., Pícha, K., Buchecker, M., Martinát, S., Švec, R., Březinová, M., Knotek, J. (2019): Visitors’ preferences of renewable energy options in “green” hotels. Renewable Energy, 138: 1065–1077. Doi: 10.1016/j.renene.2019.02.043 (IF 2019 = 6.274)
  • Klusáček, P., Martinát, S., Krejčí, T., Bartke, S. (2019): Re-development of a former military training area - The case of Brdy told from a local actors´ perspective. Land Use Policy, 82: 147–157. Doi: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2018.11.045 (IF 2019 = 3.682)
  • Suškevičs, M., Eiter, S., Martinát, S., Stober, D., Vollmer, E, de Boerg, C.L., Buchecker, M. (2019): Regional variation in public acceptance of wind energy development in Europe: What are the roles of planning procedures and participation? Land Use Policy, 81: 311–323. Doi: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2018.10.032 (IF 2019 = 3.682)
  • Frantál B., Van der Horst, D., Martinát, S., Schmitz, S., Teschner, N., Silva, L., Golobic, M., Roth, M. (2018): Spatial targeting, synergies and scale: Exploring the criteria of smart practices for siting renewable energy projects. Energy Policy, 120: 85–93. Doi: 10.1016/j.enpol.2018.05.031 (IF 2018 = 4.88)
  • Tóth, A., Duží, B., Vávra, J., Supuka, J., Bihuňová, M., Halajová, D., Martinát, S., Nováková, E. (2018): Changing patterns of allotment gardening in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Nature and Culture, 13(1): 162–188. Doi: 10.3167/nc.2018.130108 (IF 2018 = 0.724)
  • Klusáček, P., Alexandrescu, F., Osman, R., Malý, J., Kunc, J., Dvořák, P., Frantál, B., Havlíček, M., Krejčí, T., Martinát, S., Skokanová, H., Trojan, J. (2018): Good governance as a strategic choice in brownfield regeneration: Regional dynamics from the Czech Republic. Land Use Policy, 73: 29–39. Doi: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2018.01.007 (IF 2018 = 3.573)
  • Limasset, E., Pizzol, L., Merly, C., Gatchett, A. M., Le Guern, C., Martinát., S., Klusáček, P., Bartke, S. (2018): Points of Attention in Designing Tools for Regional Brownfield Prioritisation. Science of The Total Environment, 622–623: 997–1008. Doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.11.168 (IF 2018 = 5.589)
  • Navrátil, J., Krejčí, T., Martinát., S., Pasqualetti, M. J., Klusáček, P., Frantál, B., Tocháčková K. (2018): Brownfields do not “only live twice”: The possibilities for heritage preservation and the enlargement of leisure time activities in Brno, the Czech Republic. Cities, 74: 52–63. Doi: 10.1016/j.cities.2017.11.003 (IF 2018 = 3.853)
  • Martinát, S., Navrátil, J., Trojan, J., Frantál, B., Klusáček, P., Pasqualetti, M. J. (2017): Interpreting regional and local diversities of the social acceptance of agricultural AD plants in the rural space of the Moravian–Silesian Region (Czech Republic). Rendiconti Lincei – Scienze Fisiche E Naturali, 28(3): 535–548. Doi: 10.1007/s12210–017–0628–9 (IF 2017 = 0.986)
  • Alexandrescu, F., Klusáček, P., Bartke, S., Osman, R., Frantál, B., Martinát, S., Kunc, J., Pizzol, L., Zabeo, A., Giubilato, E., Critto, A., Bleicher, A. (2017): Actor networks and the construction of applicable knowledge: the case of the Timbre Brownfield Prioritization Tool. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 19(5): 1323–1334. Doi: 10.1007/s10098–016–1331–8 (IF 2017 = 2.337)
  • Bartke, S., Martinát, S., Klusáček, P., Pizzol, L., Alexandrescu, F., Frantál, B., Critto, A., Zabeo, A. (2016): Targeted selection of brownfields from portfolios for sustainable regeneration: User experiences from five cases testing the Timbre Brownfield Prioritization Tool. Journal of Environmental Management, 184: 94–107. Doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2016.07.037 (IF 2016 = 4.010)
  • Martinát, S., Navrátil, J., Dvořák, P., Van der Horst, D., Klusáček, P., Kunc, J., Frantál, B. (2016): Where AD plants wildly grow: the spatio-temporal diffusion of agricultural biogas production in the Czech Republic. Renewable Energy, 95: 85–97. Doi: 10.1016/j.renene.2016.03.077 (IF 2016 = 4.357)
  • Pizzol, L., Zabeo, A., Klusáček, P., Giubilato, E., Critto, A., Frantál, B., Martinát, S., Kunc, J., Osman, R., Bartke, S. (2016): Timbre Brownfield Prioritization Tool to support effective brownfield regeneration. Journal of Environmental Management, 116: 178–192. Doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2015.09.030 (IF 2016 = 4.010)
  • Frantál, B., Kunc, J., Klusáček, P., Martinát, S. (2015): Assessing Success Factors of Brownfields Regeneration: Inter–national and Inter–stakeholder Perspective. Transylvanian Review of Administrative Sciences, 44E: 91–107. (IF 2015 = 0.271)
  • Frantál, B., Greer–Wootten, B., Klusáček, P., Krejčí, T., Kunc, J., Martinát, S. (2015): Exploring Spatial Patterns of Urban Brownfields Regeneration: The Case of Brno, Czech Republic. Cities, 44: 9–18. Doi: 10.1016/j.cities.2014.12.007 (IF 2015 = 2.051)
  • Osman, R., Frantál, B., Klusáček, P., Kunc, J., Martinát, S. (2015): Factors affecting brownfield regeneration in post–socialist space: The case of the Czech Republic. Land Use Policy, 48: 309–316. Doi: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2015.06.003 (IF 2015 = 2.768)

Books and chapters in books

  • Radzimski, A., Weinsziehr, T., Bartke, S., Hagemann, N., Klusacek, P., Martinat, S., & Großmann, K. (2017). Teaching Energy Poverty. In K. Großmann, A. Schaffrin, & C. Smigiel (Eds.), Energie und soziale Ungleichheit (pp. 699–721). Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden. Doi: 10.1007/978-3-658-11723-8_26

Memberships, Honorable Positions and other activities

  • COFUND Fellowship at Cardiff University, School of Geography and Planning (2018–2020)
  • Fulbright Fellowship at Arizona State University, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning (2016–2017)
  • Research Affiliate, Sustainable Places Research Institute (Cardiff University, since 2019)
  • Member of the Programme Committee of the international conference on “Sustainable and Resilient Urban-Rural Partnerships”, organized by the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Leipzig, Germany, 26th–27th November, 2020)
  • Peer-reviewer of the project proposals for the following research funding agencies: Technology Agency of the Czech Republic, Vega Grant Agency (Slovakia), National Centre for Scientific and Technical Evaluation (Kazakhstan), Italian Scientific Evaluation (Cineca, Italy)
  • Peer-reviewer of the manuscripts considered for publication in following journals: Habitat International, Land Use Policy, Resources Conservation Recycling, Science of the Total Environment, Journal of Cleaner Production, Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Journal of Environmental Management, Cities, Energy Research & Social Science, Energy and Building,  Hydrology, Land, Sustainability, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Renewable Energy, Energy for Sustainable Development, Energy Sustainability and Society, Forest and Society, International Journal for Educational Development, Frontiers in Energy Research, Journal of Building Engineering, Energies, Landscape and Urban Planning, Sustainable Production and Consumption, Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, Atmospheric Pollution Research, Biomass Bioenergy, Chemosphere, Environment Development Sustainability, European Planning Studies, Fennia, Frontiers in Environmental Science, Geografisk Tidsskrift-Danish Journal of Geography, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, Journal of Atmospheric & Earth Sciences
  • Peer-reviewer of book proposals for Routledge/Easthscan
  • Member of editorial boards of following journals: Moravian Geographical Reports, Frontiers in Energy Research: Sustainable Energy Systems and Policies (Review editor), Land (member of the Reviewer Board), Agriculture (member of the Reviewer Board), Sustainability (member of the Section Board on Resources and Sustainable Utilization)