Petr Petřík

Department of GIS and Remote Sensing
Institute of Botany
Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Zámek 1, 25243 Czech Republic
Tel: +420  271  015  202
Tel: +42 (0) 607 266 210
E-mail: petr.petrik@ibot.cas.cz

Research Interests

Phytosociology, vegetation mapping, nature conservation, phytoremediation, invasion biology

Appointments

2016 – present     Knowledge Coordination Body of the EKLIPSE

2015 – present     Lead Author for the IPBES Regional assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services and functions for Europe and Central Asia

2014 – present     Czech National Committee for the Long-term Ecological Research (ILTER)

2013 – present     Committee for the Environment of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

2000 – present    Institute of Botany, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Průhonice

2009                       Member of the European Platform for Biodiversity Research Strategy Steering committee

2008 – 2010         Deputy in the Coordination Council of the National Forest Program II

2006 – present    Coordinator of the Platform for Sustainable Landscape Management (former as Czech Bioplatform) and member of Global Taxonomic              Initiative

2000 – 2006        Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. PhD in Geobotany under Dr. Lubomír Tichý. Grid mapping of flora and its employment at various spatial scales.

1996 – 2000         Faculty of Natural Sciences, Charles University in Prague, Biology. MSc in Botany.

 

Teaching

2010 – present      Floristic-ecological excursions, Charles University, Prague (with F. Kolář)

2013 – 2016           Course of Geobotany, Jan Evangelista Purkyně University, Ústí nad Labem (with H. Härtel)

2009 – 2012           Field course in Phytosociology and Population Ecology, Charles University, Prague (with J. Vojta)

2009 – present      participation in The Open Science Project for student of secondary schools

2000                       teaching qualification for Biology

 

Publication Activity

Author or co-author of 30 publications cited 358times in the Web of Science (329 without autocitations, H-index=11), over 30 scientific papers in other non-impact peer-review journals, 24 chapters in three books and tens of popularisation articles.

 

Publications Cited in the Web of Science

 

  1. Verheyen K. De Frenne P., Baeten L., Waller D., Hédl, R., Perring, M., Blondeel H., Brunet, J., Chudomelova, M., Decocq G., De Lombaerde, Depauw L., E., Dirnböck T., Durak T., Eriksson O., Gilliam F., Heinken T., Heinrichs S., Hermy M., Jaroszewicz B., Jenkins M., Johnson, S., Kirby K., Kopecky M., Landuyt D., Lenoir J., Li D., Macek M., Maes S., Máliš F., Mitchell F.J.G., Naaf T., Peterken G., Petřík P., Reczyńska K., Rogers D.A., Schei F.H., Schmidt W., Standovar T., Świerkosz K., Ujházy K., Van Calster H., Vellend M., Vild O., Woods K., Wulf M., Bernhard-Römermann M. 2016: Combining Biodiversity resurveys across regions to advance global change research. Bioscience 67:73–83.
  2. Pergl J., Sádlo J., Petřík P., Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr., Hejda M., Moravcová L., Perglová I., Štajerová K. & Pyšek P. 2016. Dark side of the fence: ornamental plants as a source for spontaneous flora of the Czech Republic. Preslia 88:163–184.
  3. Máliš F., Kopecký M., Petřík P., Vladovič J., Merganič J. & Vida T. 2016. Life stage, not climate change, explains observed tree range shifts. Global Change Biology 22:1904–1914.
  4. Bernhardt-Römermann, Baeten L., Craven D., De Frenne P., Hédl R., Lenoir J., Bert D., Brunet J., Chudomelová M., Decocq G., Dierschke H., Dirnböck T., Dörfler I., Heinken T., Hermy M., Hommel P., Jaroszewicz B., Keczyński A., Kelly D. L., Kirby K. J., Kopecký M., Macek M., Máliš F., Mirtl M., Mitchell F. J. G., Naaf T., Newman M., Peterken G., Petřík P., Schmidt W., Standovár T., Tóth Z., van Calster H., Verstraeten G., Vladovič J., Vild O., Wulf M., Verheyen K. 2015: Drivers of temporal changes in temperate forest plant diversity vary across spatial scales. Global Change Biology 21:3726–3737.
  5. Černý T., Kopecký M., Petřík P., Song J.-S., Šrůtek M., Valachovič M., Altman J., Doležal J. 2015. Classification of Korean forests: patterns along geographic and environmental gradients. Applied Vegetation Science 18:5–22.
  6. Prach, P., Petřík P., Brož. K., Song J.-S. 2014. Vegetation succession on river sediments along the Nakdong River, South Korea. Folia Geobotanica 49:507–519.
  7. Prach K., Řehounková K., Lencová K., Jírová A., Konvalinková P., Mudrák O., Študent V., Vaněček Z., Tichý L., Petřík P., Šmilauer P., Pyšek P. 2014. Vegetation succession in restoration of disturbed sites in Central Europe: the direction of succession and species richness across 19 seres. Applied Vegetation Science 17:193–200.
  8. De Frenne P., Rodríguez-Sánchez F., Bernhardt-Römermann M., Brown C.D., Eriksson O., Hermy M., Mitchell F.J.G., Petřík P., Van Calster H., Vellend M., Verheyen K. 2014. Reply to Harwood et al.: Thermophilization estimation is robust to the scale of species distribution data. PNAS 111 (13):E1166–E1166.
  9. De Frenne P., Coomes D. A., De Schrijver A., Staelens J., Alexander J. M., Bernhardt-Römermann M., Brunet J., Chabrerie O., Chiarucci A., den Ouden J., Eckstein R. L., Graae B. J., Gruwez R., Hédl R., Hermy M., Kolb A., Mårell A., Mullender S. M., Olsen S. L., Orczewska A., Peterken G., Petřík P., Plue J., Simonson W. D., Tomescu C. V., Vangansbeke P., Verstraeten G., Vesterdal L., Wulf M., Verheyen K. 2014. Plant movements and climate warming: intraspecific variation in growth responses to nonlocal soils. New Phytologist 202:431–441.
  10. De Frenne P., Rodríguez-Sánchez F., Coomes D. A., Baeten L., Verstraeten G., Vellend M., Bernhardt-Römermann M., Brown C. D., Brunet J., Cornelis J., Decocq G. M., Dierschke H., Eriksson O., Gilliam F. S., Hédl R., Heinken T., Hermy M., Hommel M., Jenkins M. A., Kelly D. L., Kirby K. J., Mitchell F. J. G., Naaf T., Newman M., Peterken G., Petřík P., Schultz J., Sonnier G., Van Calster H., Waller D. M., Walther G.-R., White P. S., Woods K., Wulf M., Graae B. J., Verheyen K. 2013. Microclimate moderates plant responses to macroclimate warming. PNAS 110 (46):E18561–E18565.
  11. Baeten L., Warton D.I., Van Calster H., De Frenne P., Verstraeten G., Bonte D., Bernhardt-Römermann M., Cornelis J., Decocq G., Eriksson O., Hédl R., Heinken T., Hermy M., Hommel P., Kirby K., Naaf T., Petřík P., Walther G.-R., Wulf M., Verheyen K. 2014. A model-based approach to studying changes in compositional heterogeneity. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 5:156–164.
  12. Lepší M., Lepší P., Sadlo J., Koutecký P., Vít P. & Petřík P. Sorbus pauca species nova, the first endemic species of the Sorbus hybrida group for the Czech Republic. Preslia 85:63–80.
  13. Vihervaara P., D’Amato D., Forsius M., Angelstam P., Baessler C., Balvanera P., Boldgiv B., Bourgeron P., Dick J., Kanka R., Klotz S., Maass M., Melecis V., Petřík P., Shibata H., Tang J., Thompson J., Zacharias S. 2012. Using long-term ecosystem service and biodiversity data to study the impacts of and adaptation options in response to climate change: insights from the global ILTER sites network. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 5:53–66.
  14. Černý T., Doležal J., Janeček Š., Petřík P., Šrůtek M., Valachovič M., Altman J., Bartoš M., Song J.-S. 2013. Environmental correlates of plant diversity in Korean temperate forests. Acta Oecologica 47:37–45.
  15. Verheyen K., Baeten L., De Frenne P., Bernhardt-Römermann M., Brunet J., Cornelis J., Decocq G., Dierschke H., Eriksson O., Hédl R., Heinken T., Hermy M., Hommel P., Kirby K., Naaf T., Peterken, G., Petřík P., Pfadenhauer J., Van Calster H., Walther G.-R., Wulf M., Verstraeten G. 2012. Driving factors behind the eutrophication signal in understorey plant communities of deciduous temperate forests. Journal of Ecology 100:352–365.
  16. Doležal J., Altman J., Kopecký M., Černý T., Janeček Š., Bartoš M., Petřík P., Šrutek M., Lepš J., Song J.-S. 2012. Plant Diversity Changes during the Postglacial in East Asia: Insights from Forest Refugia on Halla Volcano, Jeju Island. PLoS ONE 7(3):e33065.
  17. Hédl R., Petřík P., Boublík K. 2011. Long-term patterns in soil acidification due to pollution in forests of the Eastern Sudetes Mountains. Environmental Pollution 159:2586–2593.
  18. Petřík P., Černý T., Boublík K. 2011: Impact of hoofed game and weather on the vegetation of endangered dry grasslands in the Křivoklátsko Biosphere Reserve (Czech Republic). Tuexenia 31: 283–299.
  19. Černý T., Petřík P., Boublík K., Kolbek J., Adámek M. 2011: Vegetation with Gagea bohemica in the landscape context, Plant Biosystems 145:570–583.
  20. Petřík P., Pergl J., Wild J. 2010. Recording effort biases the species richness cited in plant distribution atlases. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 12:57–65.
  21. Petřík P., Dostálek J., Neuhäuslová Z. 2009: Combining numerical and traditional approaches to classify Echinops sphaerocephalus invaded communities in the Czech Republic. – Phytocoenologia 40:253–264.
  22. Petřík P., Soudek P., Benešová D., Najmanová P., Najman M., Vaněk T. 2009: Flora of toxic depots in selected industrial zones. Acta Societatis Botanicorum Poloniae 78:327–334.
  23. Boublík K., Petřík P., Sádlo J., Hédl R., Willner W., Černý T., Kolbek J. 2007. Calcicolous beech forests and related vegetation in the Czech Republic: a comparison of formalized classifications. Preslia 79:141–161.
  24. Petřík P., Bruelheide H. 2006. Species groups can be transferred across different scales. Journal of Biogeography 33:1628–1642.
  25. Petřík P., Wild J. 2006. Environmental correlates of the patterns of plant distribution at the mesoscale: a case study from Northern Bohemia (Czech Republic). Preslia 78:211–234.
  26. Soudek P., Petřík P., Vágner M., Tykva R., Plojhar V., Petrová Š., Vanek T. 2007: Botanical survey and screening of plant species which accumulate 226Ra from contaminated soil of uranium waste depot. European Journal of Soil Biology 43:251–261.
  27. Černý T., Petřík P., Boublík K., Kolbek J. 2006: Habitat requirements of Cardaminopsis petraea – rare and relict species of the Czech Republic. Biologia 61:51−61.
  28. Černý T., Petřík P., Boublík K., Kolbek J. 2006: Vegetation with Aira praecox in the Czech Republic compared to its variability in Western Europe. Phytocoenologia 37:115–134.
  29. Soudek P., Podracká E., Vágner M., Vaněk T., Petřík P., Tykva R. 2004: Ra-226 uptake from soils into different plant species. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 262:187−189.
  30. Petřík P. 2003: Cyperus eragrostis – a new alien species for the Czech flora and the history of its invasion of Europe. Preslia 75:17–28.

 

Selected Publications in Non-impact Peer Review Journals

Petřík P., Fanta J. & Petrtýl M. (2015): It is time to change land use and landscape management in the Czech Republic. – Ecosystem Health and Management 1: 1–6.

Petřík P. 2014: Die Bedeutung der Sukzession in den Schlagfluren für die Waldentwicklung des Jeschkenkammes (Tschechien). Peckiana 9:69–79.

Sádlo J., Petřík P., Boublík K., Rychtařík P., Šímová I. 2011: Habitats, vegetation and flora of the Hradčanské stěny rocks (Doksy region, Northern Bohemia): causes of diversity. Zprávy Čes. Bot. Společ. 46:17–38. [in Czech]

Petřík P. 2009: Changes in the flora of the Natural Monument Milíčovský les and rybníky (The Milíčov forest and fishponds) in Prague after more than 20 years. Muzeum a Současnost 24:133–152. [in Czech]

Petřík P., Pergl J. 2008: Factors influencing occurrence of the alien plant species in the Ještědský hřbet Range, Northern Bohemia. Zprávy Čes. Bot. Společ. 43:51–61. [in Czech]

Petřík P., Košulič M. ml., Košulič M. st., Hédl R., Svoboda M., Hruška J., Zatloukal V., Boublík K., Poštulka Z. 2007: Nature-close management of forests from the view of the Czech Bioplatform. In: Podrázský V. (ed.), 65–74. [in Czech]

Petřík P. 2007: Flora and vegetation of the Karlovské bučiny National Nature Reserve (Northern Bohemia) and a comparison after 30 years. Sborník Severoč. Muz., Přírod. Vědy 25:3–35. [in Czech]

Petřík P., Višňák R. 2006. Zur Flora und Vegetation des Jeschkenkammes. Berichte der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft Oberlausitz 14:127–140.

Petřík P. 2006: What are the common features of the endangered and extinct species of the Ještědský hřbet Range? Severočeskou Přírodou 38:61–67. [in Czech]

Petřík P. 2006: Sources of floristic data in the Czech Republic: how to acquire, process and use them. Zprávy Čes. Bot. Společ. 41:309–329. [in Czech]

Kolbek J., Boublík K., Černý T., Petřík P. 2005: Vegetation with Cardaminopsis petraea in the Czech Republic. Zprávy Čes. Bot. Společ. 40:243−277. [in Czech]

Petřík P., Bílek O., Černý T., Kolbek J. 2005: Non-forest semitermophilous vegetation of the Mohelka river catchment area, Northern Bohemia. Zprávy Čes. Bot. Společ. 40:221−242. [in Czech]

Petřík P. 2004: Clearing vegetation – a known stranger. In: Kolbek J., Valachovič M. (eds.), Vegetační výzkum a mapování regionů – Hranice v geobotanike. Bull. Slov. Bot. Spoloč., Suppl. 11:157–186. [in Czech]

Petřík P. & Boublík K. 2003: Sources of variation in botanical grid mapping. Novit. Bot. Univ. Carol. 17:17–23.

Petřík P., Chrtek J. & Bräutigam S. 2003: Hawkweeds of the subgenus Pilosella of the Ještědský hřbet range. Zprávy Čes. Bot. Společ. 38:85–93. [in Czech]

Petřík P. 2002: Flora and vegetation of the exposed bottom of water reservoir at Jablonec nad Nisou. Severočes. Přír. 33–34:131–149. [in Czech]

Petřík P. 2001: Botrychium matricariifolium in the Ještědský hřbet range. Sborn. Severočes. Muz., Přírod. Vědy 22:19–22. [in Czech]

Petřík P. 2001: Mapping flora of the Ještědský hřbet range. Příroda 19:67–75. [in Czech]

Petřík P. 2001: Contribution to the distribution of brambles in the northern part of the Ještědský hřbet range. Zprávy Čes. Bot. Společ. 36:49–58. [in Czech]

Petřík P. 2001: Community with Arctium nemorosum in the Ještědský hřbet range. Zprávy Čes. Bot. Společ. 35 (2000):227–236. [in Czech]

Petřík P. 2001: Portulaca grandiflora – a wild occurrence in Prague. Zprávy Čes. Bot. Společ. 35 (2000):169–171. [in Czech]

Münzbergová Z., Hédl R., Černý T., Petřík P., Suchara I., Vařeka J., Kovář P. 1999: Coincidence of winter microclimatic conditions and plant communities of peat-bog and its surroundings in the Rejvíz National Nature Reserve in Hrubý Jeseník Mountains. Novit. Bot. Univ. Carol. 13:55–71.

Melichar V., Pohlová R., Petřík P., Vařeka J., Suchara I., Kovář P. 1998): The changes in winter ecology of a small water catchment area “U dvou louček” (Orlické hory Mts., E. Bohemia) deforested under impact of atmospheric pollution. Novit. Bot. Univ. Carol. 12:89–106.

 

Book chapters

Author or co-author of 11 chapters in book: Kolbek J. (ed.) et al. 2003: Vegetation of the Křivoklátsko Landscape Protection Area. 3. Communities of forest, scrub, spring, bouldery sites and acidophilous fringes. Academia, Praha. [in Czech with English summary]

Author or co-author of 12 chapters in books: Chytrý M. (ed.) 2009. Vegetation of the Czech Republic. 2. Ruderal, Weed, Rock and Scree vegetation. Academia, Praha. & Chytrý M. (ed.) 2013. Vegetation of the Czech Republic. 4. Forest and shrub vegetation. Academia, Praha. [in Czech with English summary]

 

Projects

2016-present          Biotic threats to monuments of garden art: algae, cyanobacteria and in­vasive plants (DG16P02M041), carried out within the framework of the programme of applied research and development of national and cultural identity (NAKI II) of the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic (principal researcher J. Pergl)

2014-present          Plant Diversity Analysis and Synthesis Centre (Centre of Excellence funded by the Czech Science Foundation, M. Chytrý principal researcher)

2014-2016               Fire in the postglacial landscape (Czech Science Foundation, principal researcher J. Wild)

2013-2014               Botanical Garden Chotobuz – an important point for ecotourism in Pruhonice (Ministry of the Environment, principal researcher P. Sekerka)

2012–2016              Naturalization of garden plants as a result of interplay of species traits, propagule pressure and residence time (Czech Science Foundation, principal researcher J. Pergl)

2012–2013              Study of changes in tree species distribution across an altitudinal gradient in the context of current climate change and ontogenetic tree species development (APVV-MŠMT, principal researcher, with F. Máliš)

2010                        Monitoring on forest permanent plots in Křivoklátsko LPA in respect to the game impact (Agency for Nature Conservation and Landscape Protection of the Czech Republic, principal researcher)

2009–2011              Vegetation of the Czech Republic: finalisation of a national survey of plant communities (Czech Science Foundation, M. Chytrý)

2009–2012              Vegetation structure and dynamics along an elevation gradient in forested landscapes of South Korea (Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, M. Šrůtek)

2008–2012              Vegetation continuity and landscape dynamics. Present state and historical causes of a diversity hotspot in a region with vacillating colonisation (Grant Agency of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, J. Sádlo)

2006–2011             Biodiversity Research Centre (MŠMT, J. Danihelka)

2006–2010             BioStrat – Developing the EU Biodiversity Research Strategy (EU 6th FP, K. Török)

2006                       Dynamics of soil properties of two mountains since the 40s of the 20th Century (MŠMT, R. Hédl)

2005–2007             Vegetation communities of the Korean Peninsula (Czech Science Foundation, J. Kolbek & M. Šrůtek)

2005–2007              Vegetation of the Czech Republic: formalised typification, monograph and expert system (Czech Science Foundation, M. Chytrý)

2003–2006              Local adaptation in plant populations: driving mechanisms and importance in a changing landscape (Czech Science Foundation, P. Kovář)

2002–2006              Classification of critical syntaxa of xerothermic vegetation in the Czech Republic (Grant Agency of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, J. Kolbek)

2002–2005             BioHab – Biodiversity and Habitats (EU 5th FP, EU DG Research FPV, B. Bunce & P. Kovář)

 

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