He works as an educator and researcher at the Botanical Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences. He is an assistant professor at the Department of Botany and Zoology of the Faculty of Science, Masaryk University. He studies ecology and history of vegetation, focusing in his research on phytocenology, phytogeography and paleoecology. Between 2012 and 2018, he led two research projects of the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic concentrating on the development of methods for quantitative reconstruction of vegetation during the Holocene using pollen data, and he is currently leading a project of the GACR that consists in the research of soil memory of species-rich steppe meadows.
Environmental scientist and educator