prof. Ing. Petr Sklenička, CSc.

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Research, teaching, projecting and service in landscape planning, focused on landscape ecology (particularly landscape pattern changes and land fragmentation), visual resources management and land management questions and issues.
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Fanta, V., Šálek, M., Zouhar, J., Sklenicka, P., Storch, D. 2018. Equilibrium dynamics of European pre-industrial populations: the evidence of carrying capacity in human agricultural societies. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 285 (1871),1-9. Link
Sklenicka, P., Zouhar, J. 2018. Predicting the visual impact of onshore wind farms via landscape indices: A method for objectivizing planning and decision processes. Applied Energy, 209, 445-454. Link
Zárybnická, M., Sklenicka, P., Tryjanowski, P. 2017. A webcast of bird nesting as a state-of-the-art citizen science. PLoS Biology, 15(1). Link
Sklenicka, P. 2016. Classification of farmland ownership fragmentation as a cause of land degradation: A review on typology, consequences, and remedies. Land Use Policy, 57, 694-701. Link
Sklenicka, P., Janovska, V., Salek, M., Vlasak, J., Molnarova, K. 2014. The Farmland Rental Paradox: Extreme land ownership fragmentation as a new form of land degradation. Land Use Policy 38: 587- 593. Link
Sklenicka, P., Šímová, P., Hrdinová, K., Šálek, M. 2014. Changing rural landscapes along the border of Austria and the Czech Republic between 1952 and 2009: Roles of political, socioeconomic and environmental factors. Applied Geography, 47: 89-98. Link
Molnárová, K., Sklenicka, P., Stiborek, J., Svobodová, K., Šálek, M. 2012. Visual preferences for wind turbines: location, numbers and respondent characteristics. Applied Energy, 92: 269-278. Link
Sklenicka, P., Molnárová, K. 2010. Visual perception of habitats adopted for post-mining landscape rehabilitation. Environmental Management, 46: 424-435. Link
Sklenicka, P., Molnárová, K., Brabec, K., Kumble, K., Pittnerová, B., Pixová, K., Šálek, M. 2009. Remnants of medieval field patterns in the Czech Republic: Analysis of driving forces behind their disappearance with special attention to the role of hedgerows. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 129: 465-473. Link
Sklenicka, P., Šálek, M., 2008.  Ownership and soil quality as sources of agricultural land fragmentation in highly fragmented ownership patterns. Landscape Ecology, 23: 299-311. Link
Sklenicka, P. 2006. Applying evaluation criteria for the land consolidation effect to three contrasting study areas in the Czech Republic. Land Use Policy, 23: 502-510. Link
Sklenicka, P., Charvátová, E. 2003. Stand continuity - a useful parameter for ecological networks in post-mining landscapes. Ecological Engineering, 20: 287-296. Link
Sklenicka, P.,  Lhota, T. 2002. Landscape heterogeneity – a quantitative criterion for landscape reconstruction. Landscape and Urban Planning, 58: 147-156. Link


Broader list of papers is available at

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