Markéta Šantrůčková

Markéta Šantrůčková
Silva Tarouca Research Institute for Landscape and Horticulture | VÚKOZ · Department of Cultural Landscape and Sites

PhD

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Introduction
Markéta Šantrůčková currently works at the Department of Cultural Landscape and Sites in the Research Institute for Landscape and Ornamental Gardening (Výzkumný ústav Silva Taroucy pro krajinu a okrasné zahradnictví). Markéta does research in Cultural History, History of Geography and Geography. Their current project is 'Identification and presentation of heritage potential of historic cultural landscapes in the Czech Republic, NAKI II DG16P02M034.'
Additional affiliations
October 2007 - present
Silva Tarouca Research Institute for Landscape and Horticulture
Position
  • Researcher
Education
September 2004 - September 2011
Charles University in Prague
Field of study
  • geography
September 1998 - September 2004
Charles University in Prague
Field of study
  • geography-history

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Publications (31)
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Manor landscape gardens provide many ecosystem services and are often local harbors of natural habitats and serve as a species pool in intensively managed landscapes. The aim of this study was to examine how valuable natural habitats are distributed within landscape gardens. The distribution and quality of 19 types of natural habitats (sensu NATURA...
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The subject of the study was the large library of historical horticultural literature located at the Silva Tarouca Research Institute for Landscape and Ornamental Gardening. Besides the library of Earl Arnošt Emanuel Silva Tarouca, the study also included related stocks, i.e. books and periodicals purchased by the Czechoslovak Dendrological Society...
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Historical cultural landscapes represent numerous values and meanings that are important for today’s society. These cultural landscapes document the specific development of local communities and may reflect their approaches or attitudes toward the environment. Man-made landscape elements are created for special purposes and represent specific value...
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This paper focuses on the combination of geochemical methods and old map analysis to study landscape and settlement development. It is well known that historical land use of abandoned rural settlements affects soil chemistry and vegetation composition. We wanted to find out whether it is possible to distinguish various historical land uses when we...
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The history of a site includes not only preserved historical buildings, but also areas with an assortment of plants, which have been preserved for many years. Rural settlements make up 80% of all the municipalities in the Czech Republic, with greenery covering 50–70% of their area. There are dominant trees and shrubs and an herb layer. The herb lay...
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Military landscapes and battlefields are important part of cultural heritage and identity of society. As a part of common social memory, military landscape could be assessed as an associative landscape according UNESCO World Heritage Convention. Before nature and culture heritage could be treasured, it first had to be recognised. Therefore, the pap...
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The publication Czech Historical Atlas. Chapters on the History of the 20th Century freely follows the long-lasting cooperation between experts from the Institute of History CAS, the Department of Geomatics of the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague and the Department of Social Geography and Regional Development...
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The paper deals about identification of values and monuments of the associative cultural landscape. First, associative cultural landscapes, especially religious landscapes connected with christian legends, and set of their cultural and historical values are defined. The paper also stress that cultural landscapes are very important for creation of l...
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Extensive tall-trunk orchards, an important element of the central European landscape since the Middle Ages, conserve potential for the future regarding their biodiversity, land use policy and agricultural value. For these reasons, extensive tall-trunk orchards are interesting with regard to nature conservation. Once the management of these low-pro...
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Historical gardens established around manors form an integral part of the European cultural landscape. Recent studies have revealed that manor gardens may serve as local hotspots of biodiversity and provide cultural ecosystem services within urban areas but also in rural landscapes. As a consequence of dramatic land-use changes in recent centuries,...
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Šantrůčková, M., Kučera, Z., Chromý, P.: Peripheral Cultural landscapes: Their Preservation and Regional Distribution in Czechia. Životné prostredie, 2018, 52, 4, p. 228-232. This paper analyses the historical cultural landscapes in Czechia and their preservation and regional distribution. The regional distribution of existing and proposed landscap...
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Qualities of protected areas in Europe are the result of mutual collaboration, and the influence of natural conditions and historical development. Therefore, landscape protection has a wider scope. In addition to the protection of the landscape’s natural qualities, landscape protection also needs to identify human-driven impacts that support or dir...
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The landscape of the Czech Republic currently faces droughts that are caused by several factors. One of the reasons for drought is landscape development and land cover changes. Changes in water and wetland areas and streams were studied by comparing old military maps and the present state. Water and wetland areas in fertile lowlands significantly d...
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The landscape of the Czech Republic currently faces droughts that are caused by several factors. One of the reasons for drought is landscape development and land cover changes. Changes in water and wetland areas and streams were studied by comparing old military maps and the present state. Water and wetland areas in fertile lowlands significantly d...
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The term wood-pastures is usually applied to areas with trees or other woody vegetation, scattered through a mainly grazed grassland area, and reflects one of the oldest land use types in Europe, which plays important ecological, agricultural and socio-cultural roles. However, a rapid decline in their area due to changes in land use and a lack of t...
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Recent studies have revealed that manor gardens may serve as local hotspots of biodiversity and provide cultural ecosystem services. As a consequence of dramatic land-use changes in recent centuries, followed by significant loss and degradation of natural habitats, manor gardens often serve as harbors for organisms within the cultural landscape. We...
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Landscape is considered a specific type of heritage, and cultural landscapes provide an interface between nature and culture, the tangible and intangible, and biological and cultural diversity. They represent a closely woven network of relationships and the essence of cultural and personal identity. The most valuable cultural landscapes are designe...
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A repository of cultural history, a landscape documents past civilizations and can be viewed as a specific type of heritage. UNESCO distinguishes three types of cultural landscape, of which a clearly defined landscape designed and created by man is the most easily identifiable. Such a landscape embraces gardens and parklands constructed for aesthet...
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Designed landscapes or big landscape park-integrated gardens, agricultural and woody landscapes have created an environment for human well-being. Several of these areas were created in the Czech lands during the nineteenth century by rich noblemen and they covered one or more cadastral units. The designed landscapes were intentionally managed to be...
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Landscapes intensively farmed over a long time period represent a threat for natural habitats and high levels of biodiversity. Information on the historical land use and spatial changes of natural habitats can help to explain the causes of a number of contemporary phenomena, which are important for the development of effective conservation and ecos...
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Šantrůčková, M. & Fanta, V., 2014. Příspěvek k lokalizaci zaniklé české vesnice Elizabeta v rumunském Banátu. Český lid – etnologický časopis – Ethnological Journal, 101(3), pp.279 – 298. The article proposes some possible localizations of the extinct village Elizabeta in Romanian Banat. This village was founded as the fi rst of the relatively lar...
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Maděra P. et al., eds., 2014. Czech villages in Romanian Banat: landscape, nature, and culture. Brno: Mendel University in Brno. The presented monograph represents one of the outputs from project "Creation and development of multidisciplinary team on the basis of landscape ecology. The aim of the book is to understand regularities of the functioni...
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The research question is the relationship between the local community and globalization tendencies and transformation or maintenance of local traditions. The research area is a specific locality of a Czech village in Romanian Banat. The local community has evolved in a relative isolation. Agriculture was the most important activity despite the fact...
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The article proposes some possible localizations of the extinct village Elizabeta in Romanian Banat. This village was founded as the first of the relatively large Czech colonization wave at the beginning of the 1820s that led to the mountainous area of Banat by the river Donau. The newly founded settlement was rather unstable and Elizabeta had foug...
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According to the European Landscape Convention, landscape quality objectives should be defined for assessed landscapes as a part of landscape policies. The pilot study for Novodvorsko and Zehusicko in Central Bohemia is focused on sustainable landscape development with regard to the economic development, but also on the protection of natural and so...
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Many studies have recently been devoted to the study of landscape change, and some have even focused on an analysis of the dynamics of forest cover change. However, few of the studies have worked on a methodology for making a detailed investigation of long-term forest change dynamics based on historic cartographic sources. The goal of this study is...
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The underlying goal of the study is to further develop and refine an existing method for making a detailed analysis of long-term changes in land cover on the basis of old Military Survey Maps and on orthophotograph maps in the GIS environment. This method may contribute to a better understanding of the long-term landscape dynamics over a period of...

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