Vladimir Cermák#

Vladimir Cermák
Membership Number:1037
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:CZECH REPUBLIC

Present and Previous Positions
  • Since 1970 Geophysical Institute, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
    • 1971 - 1990 Head of the Department of Geothermics
    • 1990 - 1998 Director of the Institute
    • currently Senior Research Scientist
  • 1968 - 1970 Post-doctorate fellow, Dominion Observatory, Ottawa, Canada
  • 1960 - 1968 Geophysical Institute Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Praha

Fields of Scholarship
  • Geothermal modelling and Heat flow mapping
  • Inversion of borehole temperature data in ground surface temperature history
  • Thermal properties of rocks
  • Recent climate change and Global warming
  • Basic heat flow studies in terms of crustal and lithospheric structure
  • Dynamics of the Earth`s crust

Honours and Awards
  • 1987 Silver Medal of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences for merits in physical sciences
  • 1991 - 1997 Grant Agency of the Czech Republic
  • 1992 - 1997 Member of the Evaluation Commission
  • 1995 Edward A.Flinn III Medal of the American Geophysical Union
  • 1995 O.Yu.Schmidt Medal of the Institute of Earth Physics, Moscow
  • 1998 Patricius Plakette from Deutsche Geothermische Vereinigung e.V.
  • 1998 - 2002 Member of the Scientific Council, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Charles University
  • Since 1999 President of the Czech National Committee for Geodesy and Geophysics and Czech Delegate to the General IUGG Assembly
  • Since 2001 Chairman of the Evaluation Committee for the DrSc title of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
  • 2003 Ernst Mach Medal for Merits in Physics of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

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