Jitka Fialová

Jitka Fialová
Mendel University in Brno · Department of Landscape Management

Ing., MSc., Ph.D.

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The paper presents the results of a case study that was prepared as a basis for decision-making processes in the context of the impacts of global climate change. The article is focused on a very important part of the urban environment, namely urban forests. When taking planning measures in periurban forests, two realities must always be addressed,...
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COVID-19 has overtaken human freedom of movement and association. Moreover, the infection has claimed numerous lives of more than a million people by the middle of 2021. Given the numerous forest ecosystems services and benefits to humans and biodiversity, urban forests and parks provide a significant part by offering urban dwellers recreational an...
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Forest ecosystems provide numerous services and benefits to both humans and biodiversity. Similarly, urban forests services play a vital role by providing urban dwellers with recreational and leisure space, mental health relief, and meditation. In the wake of the COVID-19 epidemic, many people living in the urban areas could benefit from the forest...
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This study aimed to explore the case study of Brno city regarding smart city models. We analyzed Brno considering smart and sustainable city elements, i.e., smart mobility/public transport, smart technology, smart people, smart governance, smart economy, smart living, and smart environment based on transport, energy, and environment referred herein...
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The study is an element of symbiosis with nature and the environment. The study aimed to identify the best practices in the European Union (EU), including sharing knowledge and experiments to achieve Protected Areas' sound management and sustainability (PAs). These practices could reduce direct pressures on unique ecosystems and increased access to...
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The study addresses sustainable development in the forest and recreational park of Germia in the Capital City of Kosovo. The park serves the residents and other visitors’ socioeconomic and environmental needs, such as leisure, sports, meditation, and biodiversity and ecological roles. Sustainable management and the development of natural resources...
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Uganda commonly known as the pearl of Africa is greatly endowed with flora and fauna. Until the 2000s, most of her vegetation were natural forests. It is argued that human activities have largely damaged these forests lately. Understanding the value people of Uganda attach to such endangered forest resources is very paramount. We hypothesized that...
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Uganda is richly endowed with flora and fauna. Until the early 2000s, most of the types of vegetation have remained natural/virgin forests and shrubs until recent years, when human activities have damaged them. Understanding the different ways that people value such endangered forest resources is very important. The main hypothesis in our study is...
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The aim of the research was to find out which non-destructive methods can be used for determining the properties of wood placed in humid area and water. The research was carried out in order to propose suitable methods for detecting state of timber during regular inspection and maintenance of timber structures and elements in the watercourse. Woode...
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The aim of this monograph chapter is to introduce green facades and green roofs in the Czech Republic. In the beginning, the history and development of green roofs and facades have been outlined; the type of green roofs and ways of facade greening, structures and systemic solutions, protection against slide and drainage have been described; and the...
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An optional leisure activity in forest areas for mountainbikers is the subject of discussion in this article. Cycling has become a popular leisure time activity, not only in the Czech Republic but internationally. A bicycle offers the user an unparalleled freedom that seems to have great appeal in these globalized, modern times. A singletrail is a...
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Implementation of the Natura 2000 network, both at European and local level, is confronted with a different approach and support from local, regional and national state administration and self-government authorities, as well as with the unresponsive approach of other interested parties. It is set out in the Directive 92/43/EEC about habitats itself...
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People with reduced mobility have specific needs regarding their access to areas within the landscape. This follows not only from the findings of a questionnaire survey, but also from the experience with designing barrier-free buildings and their surroundings, where for example in the Czech Republic, it is necessary to respect Decree no. 398/2009,...
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The main topic of our article is an optional leisure activity in the countryside for wheelchair users. Geocaching is a leisure activity on the border between tourism and sport, which appeals to a growing proportion of the population around the world. It can become a prospective part of social tourism as a leisure activity for persons with disabilit...
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Kwaśny Ł. 2018. Atrakcyjność imprez biegowych w lasach Polski i Czech. Sylwan 162 (7): 610−616. The article presents the results of a questionnaire survey that aimed at determining social prefer− ences in relation to running as an active form of leisure in the forests. In 2016 the internet survey covered 346 people living in Poland, and 294 people...
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An additional objective of the research, which was a part of the project “Quantification of the Effect of the Selected Forest Enterprise on the Local Economy of the Region” of the Internal Grant Agency (IGA) of Mendel University in Brno conducted in 2016 was a large case study of the property of Pisek City Forests Ltd. This article is focused on su...
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The article presents the results of a survey on the preferences of disabled people in wheelchairs for selected features of recreational trails in forests. The study was conducted in in the years 2015 and 2016 with a sample of 109 people from Slovakia and from the Czech Republic (57 respondents in Slovakia and 52 in the Czech Republic). The question...
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The article presents the results of the survey on the preferences of disabled people on wheelchairs for selected features of recreation in forests. The study was conducted in 2015, including a sample of 108 people over the age of 18 interviewed simultaneously in the Poland and Czech Republic (52 interviews in Poland, 56 in the Czech Republic). Resp...
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The article presents the results of the survey on the preferences of disabled people in wheelchairs for selected features recreational trails in the woods. The study was conducted in 2015, including a sample of 130 people older than 18 years, in Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia (52 interviews in Poland, 21 in the Czech Republic and 57 in Slo...
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The Environmental Impact Assessment Directive (EIA Directive) has created a reference framework for the implementation of the system of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) into the legal systems of the Member States of the European Union, including the countries belonging to the Visegrad Group (V4): Poland, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Hungar...
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The protected natural areas play an important role in recreation. This paper discusses the issue of recreational activities in these areas. The National Park and Protected Landscape Areas in the southern part of the Czech Republic were selected for the purposes of illustration. It has been revealed that relaxation is the most important activity amo...
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This monograph presents the results of empirical research studies which have been conducted in the framework of the international project “Assessment of the Quality of the Environment in the V4 Countries (AQE V4)”, co-financed by the International Visegrad Fund. The aim of the project was to facilitate and promote cooperation between the Visegrad F...
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The purpose of this article is to present issues related to the process of environmental impact assessment carried out for sport, recreation and tourist facilities in the V4 countries. The results represent data obtained during the survey carried out as a part of the international project "Assessment of the quality of the environment in the V4 Coun...
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The design of reliable bank stabilization of streams and dams, functional from a longterm perspective, has been long discussed worldwide. For centuries, we have been dealing with the problem of depositing the flow-transported material and material from eroding banks or soil washed off directly to the reservoir due to surface erosion. The main stres...
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The aim of the work was to quantify the ecological-stabilization forest function by the method of VYSKOt et al. (2003). The importance of living forests for sustainable development was discussed on many ministerial conferences. If we preserve forests, we will preserve life. Our study was pursued in a model area - a part of the protected landscape a...
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The Landscape recreology - textbook II
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FIALOVÁ, J., VYSKOT, I., SCHNEIDER, J.: The evaluation of nature conservation and forest functions interests on the example of the Český les protected landscape area. Acta univ. agric. et silvic. The aim of the work was to interconnect known aspects of nature conservation, which are projected in the zonation, with the quantifi cation of forests and...
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“Methodology of sub-urban recreational zones delimitation regarding to functional abilities and effects of forest stands” is created as a practical tool for forest management, landscape planning and state authorities concerning with the landscape and landscape management. The methodology consists of general recreation description, recreational util...
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Landscape recreology - The textbook
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Škody zvěří na lesích jsou dlouhotrvajícím problémem, který v současné době v České republice přesahuje rámec resortu lesního hospodářství do úrovně celospolečensky řešeného tématu. Definice škod zvěří je formulována jako jeden z hlavních negativních vlivů lidské společnosti na charakter lesních společenstev. Přitom je evidentní, že zvěř je v původ...
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Abstrakt Větrná kalamita, která postihla Národní park Vysoké Tatry na podzim roku 2004 znamenala rozsáhlou destrukci lesních ekosystémů v rozsahu cca 12 600 ha. Lesní ekosystémy představují jednu z rozhod-ných složek životního prostředí tatranského regionu. Ústav tvorby a ochrany krajiny Lesnické a dřevař-ské fakulty Mendelovy zemědělské a lesnické...
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Nature preserve Holy kopec was founded in 1975 on the area of 92 ha. It is situated in Chriby, former Uherske Hradiste District, nearly 3 km far from Buchlov castle. Natural forest complex beech-oakwoods and beechwoods with wide spectrum of forest types with rare flora and fauna species saving is main goal of preservation. Nature preserve Holy kope...
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Abstrakt Impakt globálních změn klimatu na celospolečenské funkce lesů je zřejmý a děje se prostřednic-tvím široké škály ekosystémových charakteristik. Patrný je vliv jak na úrovni potenciálních schop-ností lesních porostů prostřednictvím funkčně determinačních kriterií, tak na jejich aktuální funkční účinnost modifikací zdravotního stavu. Vzhledem...
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Název z disku Pod názvem: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, Lesnická a dřevařská fakulta
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1. vyd. Nad názvem: Ústav tvorby a ochrany krajiny LDF Mendelovy univerzity v Brně ve spolupráci s AOPK ČR - Správou CHKO Moravský kras ... et al. Obálkový podnázev: sborník z konference 150 výt.

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This book brings together contributions on water assessment and protection from ecological point of view from experts in the field, scientists, researchers, academics, and lecturers from Czech Republic. It is devoted to a wide variety of water resources assessment, protection and management issues. The book presents knowledge, experiences and investigations from integrated water resources management in the landscape including all kinds of water bodies. The main focus of the book is put on water in the environment of Czech Republic. The book will be published by Springer International Publishing in 2019.