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23.04.2019

Meeting

2nd segment: arranged by Section I, Mathematics and Physical Sciences Lecture: Prof. RNDr. Martin Loebl, CSc. (Charles University Faculty of Mathematics and Physics): “Paths”The lecture is to be held on 23 April 2019 from 4:00 pm in rooms 205 and 206 of the Czech Academy of Sciences building, Národní 3, Prague 1.

20. – 21.05.2019

XXV AGM

20. 5 Karolinum – all day, evening: Vila Lanna21. 5. CAS building, all day

Lepš Jan

Prof. RNDr., CSc.
Born May 23, 1953

  • Ecology, Botany
  • Member of Learned Society since 2015

Education and professional carreer

  • 1978 – Master Degree (RNDr.) –botany, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague
  • 1983 –CSc. (eq. PhD) – botany, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague
  • 1999 – full professor, Ecology, Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice

Employment and academic positions

  • 1978-1982 PhD scholarship, Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice
  • 1983 – present: Institute of Entomology, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences / Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (since 1991 part time), recently is the institute part of Biology Research Centre
  • 1991 – present: Faculty of Biological Sciences / Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice

Membership in selected domestic scientific bodies

  • Scientific council of the Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice

Membership and positions in international organizations and societies

  • International Association for Vegetation Science, member of the Counciland of the Award committee

Selected publications

Book
  • Lepš, J., Šmilauer, P. (2003) Multivariate analysis of ecological data using CANOCO. Cambridge Univ. Press.- 2. vydání (Šmilauer, Lepš) vyšlo v roce 2014.
    Textbook chapter
    Lepš J. (2013): Diversity and ecosystem function. – In: van der Maarel E. & Franklin, J. [eds], Vegetation ecology. Wiley, Oxford. pp. 308–346
Papers
  • Lepš J., Osbornová-Kosinová J. & Rejmánek M. (1982): Community stability complexity and species life-history strategies. – Vegetatio 50: 53–63.
  • Dixon A.F.G. Kindlmann P. Lepš J. & Holman J. (1987): Why there are so few species of aphids especially in the tropics? – Amer. Natur. 129: 580–592.
  • Lepš J., Brown V. K., Diaz Len T. A., Gormsen D., Hedlund K., Kailová J., Korthals G. W., Mortimer S. R., Rodriguez-Barrueco C., Roy J., Santa Regina I., van Dijk C. & van der Putten W. (2001): Separating the chance effect from the other diversity effects in the functioning of plant communities. – Oikos 92: 123–134.
  • Lepš J., Novotný V. & Basset Y. (2001): Habitat and successional status of plants in relation to the communities of their leaf-chewing herbivors in Papua New Guinea. – J. Ecol. 89: 186–199.
  • Špačková I. & Lepš J. (2001): Procedure for separating the selection effect from other effects in diversity-productivity relationship. – Ecology Letters 4: 585–594.
  • Lepš, J. de Bello F., Šmilauer P. & Doležal J. (2011): Community trait response to environment: disentangling species turnover vs intraspecific trait variability effects. - Ecography 34: 856–863.
  • Majeková, M., de Bello, F., Dolezal, J., & Lepš, J. (2014). Plant functional traits as determinants of population stability. Ecology, 95(9), 2369-2374.
  • Lepš, J. (2014). Scale‐and time‐dependent effects of fertilization, mowing and dominant removal on a grassland community during a 15‐year experiment. Journal of Applied Ecology, 51(4), 978-987.

www pages
http://botanika.prf.jcu.cz/suspa/
https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=C3XY2KIAAAAJ&hl=en
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jan_Leps

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