Mgr. Petr Dvořák, Ph. D.

    Research Scientist


ORCID: 0000-0001-7966-9775

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    Fields of Specialty
  • Renewable energies
  • Rural geography
  • Land use changes


    2011 Ph.D. in Physical Geography, Masaryk University in Brno, Faculty of Science

    2003 Mgr. (MA) in Geography, Biology and Geology, Masaryk University in Brno, Faculty of Science

Professional career

    Since 2006 Institute of Geonics, The Czech Academy of Sciences, Department of Environmental Geography, Brno (research scientist)

    Since 2017 University of Ostrava, Faculty of Science (lecturer: courses Statistics, Rural Geography and Environmental impact assessment)

Selected research projects

Selected publications (since 2015)

Papers in peer-reviewed journals (ISI/WOS)

  • Malý, J., Dvořák, P., Šuška, P. (2020): Multiple transformations of post-socialist cities: Multiple outcomes? Cities, 107: 102901. Doi: 10.1016/j.cities.2020.102901 (IF 2019 = 4.802)
  • 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)
  • Dvořák, P., Martinát., S., Van der Horst, D., Frantál, B., Turečková, K. (2017): Renewable energy investment and job creation; a cross–sectoral assessment for the Czech Republic with reference to EU benchmarks. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 69: 360–368. Doi: 10.1016/j.rser.2016.11.158 (IF 2017 = 9.184)
  • 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).
  • Martinát, S., Dvořák, P., Frantál, B., Klusáček, P., Kunc, J., Navrátil J., Osman, R., Turečková, K., Reed, M. (2016): Sustainable urban development in a city affected by heavy industry and mining? Case study of brownfields in Karviná, Czech Republic. Journal of Cleaner Production, 118: 78–87. Doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.01.029 (IF 2016 = 5.715)

Memberships, Honorable Positions and other activities

  • Peer-reviewer for leading WOS journals and evaluation within the implementation of the M17+ methodology