prof. RNDr. Jakub Langhammer, Ph.D.
Vice Dean of Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague
Professor of Physical Geography at Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague.
Head of Research Group of Hydrology, integrating hydrological research at the Department of Physical Geography and Geoecology, Founder and head of hyDRONE - research group aimed at research and applications of unmanned imaging technologies in hydrology and physical geography.
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The research focused on the impacts of landscape disturbance on runoff response and fluvial dynamics, the impact of environmental changes on the course and consequences of floods and changes of hydromorphological status of streams. Application of the hydroinformatic approaches and advanced field monitoring techniques; in particular hydrodynamic and machine learning models, automated sensor networks, applications of the UAVs (drones) and remote sensing for non-invasive surveying of hydrological processes. Applied research in risk processes modeling.
Graduated from Charles University in Prague in Physical Geography (1993), studied at Universite de Paris 1 – Sorbonne (1991), University of Amsterdam (1993). PhD Thesis on Mathematical Modelling of Water Quality at Charles University in Prague (1999). Post-doc stay at Université de Strasbour (2001).
Certificate in Professional Management at Open University Business School (2005).
Associated professor of Physical Geography at Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague (2010) - Geoinformatic analysis and modeling the risk processes in hydrology.
Full professor of Physical Geography at Charles University (since 2017)
Since 1994 member of the department, since 2000-6 scientific secretary of the Department of Physical Geography and Geoecology at Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science, 2006-9 deputy head of the Department.
Award of Faculty of Science for excellent results in research management and in pedagogical activities (2004).
Vice Dean of Faculty of Science, Charles University, responsible for Geographical Departments and information technologies (2010-16).
Since 2016 Vice Dean of Faculty of Science, Charles University, responsible for Public Relations and Information Technologies.
More info on the personal webpage.
Guarantor of bachelor study programme Hydrology and Hydrogeology
Leading lectures on Floods and landscape (master), Applications of geoinformatics in physical geography (master), Water quality (master) and participating in lectures Ecology of freshwater systems (master), Modeling of physiographic processes (master).
Leading PhD and Master students theses oriented in hydrology, water quality and modeling in hydrology. 7 Ph.D., 19 MSc and 20 Bc theses defended so far.
(selected recent projects)
Spatial and temporal dynamics of hydrometeorological extremes in montane areas
(Czech Science Foundation GAČR 19-05011S, 2019-21)
Impact of landscape disturbance on the stream and basin connectivity (EU COST Action 1306, LD15130, 2015-17, 2015-2017)
The impact of disturbance on the dynamics of fluvial processes in mountain landscapes" (Czech Science Foundation, 2012-14)
"Long-term changes of river ecosystems in floodplains affected by extreme floods" (Ministry of Environment of the Czech Rep., VaV-SM/2/57/05 , 2005-08).“
Assessment of environemtal changes impact on flood extent“ ( Czech Science Foundation, 205/03/Z046, 2003-2004);
„Modelling the nonpoint pollution sources under conditions of global change“ (COST Action 634, 2004-07, EU coordinator A-V. Auzet, ULP, Strasbourg, France),
„Soil erosion and global change“ (COST Action 623, 2002-03 EU coordinator J. Boardman, Oxford, U.K.), “Modelling the nonpoint pollution sources” ( Czech Science Foundation, 205/00/P052, 2000-03),
Evaluation of specific pollution load in Berounka river basin (GAUK 211/2001 B GEO, 2001-04).
MINAŘÍK, R.; LANGHAMMER, J.; HANUŠ, J., 2019. Radiometric and Atmospheric Corrections of Multispectral µMCA Camera for UAV Spectroscopy. Remote Sensing. 2019, 11, 2428. DOI: 10.3390/rs11202428. IF=4.118
SU, Y.; SHAO, W.; VLČEK, L.; LANGHAMMER, J., 2019. Ecohydrological Behaviour of Mountain Beech Forest: Quantification of Stomatal Conductance Using Sap Flow Measurements. Geosciences 2019, 9, 243.
LANGHAMMER, J., 2019. UAV Monitoring of Stream Restorations. Hydrology, 6(2), 29; doi:10.3390/hydrology6020029
LENDZIOCH, T., LANGHAMMER, J., JENICEK, M.. 2019. Estimating Snow Depth and Leaf Area Index Based on UAV Digital Photogrammetry. Sensors 2019, 19(5), 1027; doi:10.3390/s19051027. IF=3.031
LANGHAMMER, J., JANSKÝ, B., KOCUM, J., MINAŘÍK, R., 2018. 3-D reconstruction of an abandoned montane reservoir using UAV photogrammetry, aerial LiDAR and field survey. Appl. Geogr. 98, 9–21. IF=3.117
SHAO, W., SU, Y., YANG, Z., MA, X., LANGHAMMER, J., 2018. Quantify the Pore Water Velocity Distribution by a Celerity Function. Geofluids 2018. https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/1054730 IF=2.540
LANGHAMMER, J., VACKOVÁ, T., 2018. Detection and Mapping of the Geomorphic Effects of Flooding Using UAV Photogrammetry. Pure and Applied Geophysics. Online first. DOI:10.1007/s00024-018-1874-1 IF = 1.652
LANGHAMMER, J., BERNSTEINOVÁ, J., MIŘIJOVSKÝ, J., 2017. Building a High-Precision 2D Hydrodynamic Flood Model Using UAV Photogrammetry and Sensor Network Monitoring. Water 9, 861. doi:10.3390/w9110861 IF=2.524
SHAO,W., SU, Y., LANGHAMMER, J., 2017. Simulations of coupled non-isothermal soil moisture transport and evaporation fluxes in a forest area. Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics. 65(4), DOI: 10.1515/johh-2017-0038. IF = 1.654
SU, Y., LANGHAMMER, J., JARSJÖ, J., 2017. Geochemical responses of forested catchments to bark beetle infestation: Evidence from high frequency in-stream electrical conductivity monitoring. Journal of Hydrology. 550(2017), 635-649. IF = 3.737
LANGHAMMER, J., LENDZIOCH, T., MIŘIJOVSKÝ, J., HARTVICH, F., 2017. UAV-Based Optical Granulometry as Tool for Detecting Changes in Structure of Flood Depositions. Remote Sensing, 9(3), p.240. IF=4.118
LANGHAMMER, J., CESAK, J., 2016. Applicability of a Nu-Support Vector Regression Model for the Completion of Missing Data in Hydrological Time Series. Water 2016, 8(12), 560. IF=2.524
BORELLI, P., PANAGOS, P., LANGHAMMER, J., APOSTOL, B., SCHÜTT, B., 2016. Assessment of the cover changes and the soil loss potential in European forestland: First approach to derive indicators to capture the ecological impacts on soil-related forest ecosystems. Ecol. Indic. 60, 1208–1220. IF=3,444
MIŘIJOVSKÝ, J., LANGHAMMER, J., 2015. Multitemporal Monitoring of the Morphodynamics of a Mid-Mountain Stream Using UAS Photogrammetry. Remote Sensing, 7(7):8586-8609. IF=4.118
LANGHAMMER, J., SU, Y., BERNSTEINOVÁ, J., 2015. Runoff Response to Climate Warming and Forest Disturbance in a Mid-Mountain Basin,Water,7,7,3320-3342. IF=2.524
KAIGLOVÁ, J., LANGHAMMER, J., JIŘINEC, P., JANSKÝ, B., CHALUPOVÁ, D., 2015. Numerical simulations of heavily polluted fine-grained sediment remobilization using 1D, 1D+ and 2D channel schematization. Environ. Monit. Assess., 187 (3) online first.IF =1.959.
KAIGLOVÁ, J., LANGHAMMER, J., 2014. Analysis of efficiency of pollution reduction measures in rural basin using MIKE Basin model. Case study: Olšava River Basin. Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics, 62(1), 43-54. IF = 2.023
LANGHAMMER, J., & RÖDLOVÁ, S., 2013. Changes in water quality in agricultural catchments after deployment of wastewater treatment plant. Environmental monitoring and assessment, 185(12), 10377-10393, IF = 1.959.
LANGHAMMER, J., MATOUŠKOVÁ, M., KLIMENT, Z. 2013. Assessment of spatial and temporal changes of ecological status of streams in Czechia: a geographical approach. Geogra?e, 118, No. 4, pp. 309–333. IF = 0,540
LANGHAMMER, J., HARTVICH, F., MATTAS, D, RÖDLOVÁ, S., ZBOŘIL, A. (2012). "The variability of surface water quality indicators in relation to watercourse typology, Czech Republic." Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, (184) 3983-3999, IF = 1.959
VÁŇOVÁ, V., LANGHAMMER, J., 2011. Modelling the impact of land cover changes on flood mitigation in the upper lužnice basin. Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics, 59(4): 262-274, IF = 2.023
LANGHAMMER, J., 2010. Analysis of the relationship between stream regulations and the geomorphologic effects of floods. Natural Hazards, 54 (1), 121-139, IF = 2.319
LANGHAMMER, J., 2010. Water quality changes in the Elbe River basin, Czech Republic, in the context of the post-socialist economic transition. GeoJournal 75:185–198.
HAIS, M., JONÁŠOVÁ, M., LANGHAMMER, J., KUČERA, T., 2009. Comparison of two types of forest disturbance using mutitemporal Landsat TM/ETM+ imagery and field vegetation data. Remote sensing of Environment. 113 (4), 835-845. IF = 4,769
LANGHAMMER, J, 2009. Applicability of hydromorphological monitoring data to locate flood risk reduction measures: Blanice River basin, Czech Republic. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 152(1-4), 379-392. IF = 1.959
LANGHAMMER J, KLIMENT Z , 2009. Water quality changes in selected rural catchments in the Czech Republic. Ekologia Bratislava 28:312–332.
KLIMENT, Z., KADLEC, J. and LANGHAMMER, J., 2008. Modelling of suspended sediment transport as a result of present land use changes: Case study of Blšanka river catchment area. . Catena, Elsevier. 73 (3) 286–299. IF = 3.851
LANGHAMMER, J. and VILÍMEK, V., 2008. Landscape changes as a factor affecting the course and consequences of extreme floods in the Otava river basin, Czech Republic, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 144 (1 3): 53-66. IF = 1.959
LANGHAMMER, J., SITAŘ, J., 2008. Modelling the impact of stream modifications on the course of extreme floods. Case study: Blanice river, flood in August 2002. Geografie - Sborník ČGS 113(3), 124-136.. IF = 0.540
HARTVICH F., LANGHAMMER J., VILÍMEK V., 2007. The 2002 flood consequences in the catchment of Otava River, Czech Republic. Water Resources. 34 (1). 14-26. IF = 0.638
Charles University in Prague
Faculty of Science
Department of Physical Geography and Geoecology
Personal webpage: http://langhammer.natur.cuni.cz
Albertov 6, 3rd floor, room 369