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Tomáš Chuman

E-mail: tomas.chuman@natur.cuni.cz
Phone: (+420) 221 951 371

Office: Horská 3 (entrance from Hlavova Street)

Research interest

Within the discipline of physical geography I focus on human induced changes of the environment, primarily soils (different types of soil degradation) and land use/cover (landscape composition and configuration) at different spatial scales.


  • Biogeography
  • Ecology for Geographers
  • Geographical excursion
  • Physical Geography Methods I.B
  • Soil Conservation
  • Pedogeography and Biogeography
  • Physical Geography Field Training
  • Regional Biogeography
  • Forest Geography
  • Data, methods and techniques of landscape studies
  • Seminar on Bachelor Thesis

Selected publications

Chuman, T., Oulehle, F., Zajicova, K., Hruska, J., in press. The legacy of acidic deposition controls soil organic carbon pools in temperate forests across the Czech Republic. Eur. J. Soil Sci. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejss.13073

Zajicova, K., Chuman, T., 2021. Spatial variability of forest floor and topsoil thicknesses and their relation to topography and forest stand characteristics in managed forests of Norway spruce and European beech. Eur. J. For. Res. 140, 77–90. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10342-020-01316-1

Dreslerová, D., Kozáková, R., Chuman, T., Strouhalová, B., Abraham, V., Poništiak, Š., Šefrna, L., 2019. Settlement activity in later prehistory: invisible in the archaeological record but documented by pollen and sedimentary evidence. Archaeol. Anthropol. Sci. 11, 1683–1700. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12520-018-0614-x

Zajícová, K., Chuman, T., 2019. Application of ground penetrating radar methods in soil studies: A review. Geoderma 343, 116–129. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2019.02.024

Dreslerová, D., Kočár, P., Chuman, T., 2016. Prehistoric societies, soils and agricultural strategies. Archeol. Rozhl. 68, 19–46.

Chuman, T., 2015. Restoration Practices Used on Post Mining Sites and Industrial Deposits in the Czech Republic with an Example of Natural Restoration of Granodiorite Quarries and Spoil Heaps. J. Landsc. Ecol. Republic) 8, 29–46. https://doi.org/10.1515/jlecol-2015-0007

Chuman, T., Gürtlerová, P., Hruška, J., Adamová, M., 2014. Geochemical reactivity of rocks of the Czech Republic. J. Maps 10, 341–349. https://doi.org/10.1080/17445647.2013.867418

Chuman, T., Hruška, J., Oulehle, F., Gürtlerová, P., Majer, V., 2013. Does stream water chemistry reflect watershed characteristics? Environ. Monit. Assess. 185. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-012-2976-3

Oulehle, F., Chuman, T., Majer, V., Hruška, J., 2013. Chemical recovery of acidified Bohemian lakes between 1984 and 2012: The role of acid deposition and bark beetle induced forest disturbance. Biogeochemistry 116. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10533-013-9865-x

Chuman, T., Romportl, D., 2010. Multivariate classification analysis of cultural landscapes: An example from the Czech Republic. Landsc. Urban Plan. 98, 200–209. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2010.08.003

Complete list of publications could be found on my profiles on the Google Scholar or Research Gate:


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