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prof. Mgr. Ondřej Bábek, Dr.

Professor, Head of Department

  ondrej.babek@upol.cz
  +420 585 634 532
  Envelopa 1.010
  úterý 15:00 - 16:30 / Tuesday 3pm– 4:30 pm

Education and Career

Professional CV

  • voting member of Subcommission of Carboniferous Stratigraphy in IUGS

  • National Correspondent of IAS (International Association of Sedimentologists) for Czech Republic (www.sedimentologists.org)

  • member of Český národní geologický komitét (IUGS) (http://www.geology.cz/cngk)

  • member of Scientific council of Faculty of Science UP Olomouc

  • associate editor of Bulletin of Geosciences (IF)

Education and academic qualifications

  • 2014: prof., programme „Geological sciences“, MU Brno

  • 2005: doc., programme „Geologické vědy se zaměřením“, Faculty of Science MU Brno

  • 1995: Dr. (equiv. Ph.D), programme „Geologické vědy se zaměřením“, Faculty of Science MU Brno

  • 1992: Mgr. (Master´s degree), programme „Geologie a geochemie“, Faculty of Science MU Brno

Educational activities

Research activities

Research interest

  • High-resolution stratigraphy

  • Petrophysics

  • Shallow geophysics

  • Environmental sedimentology

Projects

  • GAČR (Czech Science Foundation) (13 x) investigator, coivestigator, team member

    • Actual project:

      GAČR, reg. č. 19-17435S: Paleoklimatologický význam paleozoických červených pelagických karbonátů: časově specifické facie nebo produkty mikrobiální aktivity? (2019-2021)

  • FRVŠ (3 x) investigator, coinvestigator

Publications (January 2019):

  • 81 papers in journals registered in Web of Science database

  • 87 papers in journals registered in Scopuss database

Citation response (January 2019):

  • Web of Science: 1265 citations; h-index: 24

  • Scopus: 1386 citations (without self citations); h-index: 25

Selected publications:

  • Bábek O, Vodrážková S, Kumpan T, Kalvoda J, Holá M, Ackerman L (2021) geochemical record of the subsurface redox gradient in marine red beds: A case study from the Devonian Prague Basin, Czechia. Sedimentology (2021) doi: 10.1111/sed.12910
  • Bábek O, Kumpan T, Calner M, Šimíček D, Frýda J, Holá M, Ackerman L, Kolková K. (2021) Redox geochemistry of the red ‘orthoceratite limestone’ of Baltoscandia: Possible linkage to mid-Ordovician palaeoceanographic changes. Sedimentary Geology 420: 105934, 16 pp.
  • Bábek O, Faimon J, Gersl M, Sracek O (2021) Can the Hranice Abyss, the Deepest Underwater Cave in the World, Really Reach 1 km Depth? A Comment on the Paper by Klanica et al. (2020). Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface 126(4), Article Number 2020JF005916, doi: 10.1029/2020JF005916
  • Bábek O, Sedláček J, Lenďáková Z, Elznicová J, Tolaszová J, Pacina J (2021) Historical pond systems as long-term composite archives of anthropogenic contamination in the Vrchlice River, Czechia. Anthropocene 33, Article Number 100283, doi: 10.1016/j.ancene.2021.100283
  • Bábek O, Kielar O, Lenďáková Z, Mandlíková K, Sedláček J, Tolaszová J. (2020) Reservoir deltas and their role in pollutant distribution in valley-type dam reservoirs: Les Kralovstvi Dam, Elbe River, Czech Republic. Catena 184 (2020) 104251