Preliminary programme


10. 9. 2017

18:00 – 20:00 Registration

19:00 – 20:00 Welcome drink


11. 9. 2017

10:00 - 12:30


Marian Jurečka, minister, Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic and Simona Prečanová, Chief Adviser to the Minister, Director of Department for Strategy and Sustainable Development

Welcome speech:

Jiří Klápště, Director of the Department of General Nature and Landscape Protection, Ministry of Environment

Jaroslav Miller, rector of the Palacký University in Olomouc and Ivo Frébort, dean of the Faculty of Science, Palacký University

Presidents of soil science societies of V4 countries

Four invited lectures:

Blum W. E. H.:  Threats to soil and landscapes – general development and future scenarios, a worldwide perspective

Horn R.: Effect of landuse management systems on coupled hydraulic mechanical soil processes

Kosaki T.: Revitalisation of degraded soils: a challenge in International Decade of Soils (IDS) for achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

12.15 - 13.15 – Lunch

13.15 - 14.45 - Program block: Degradation causes and consequences

Penížek et al.: Morphology and characteristics of colluvial soils in different soil regions

Gracheva et al.: Convergence and divergence of soil properties of abandoned agricultural landscapes, North Caucasus

Weber et al.: Changes in properties and morphology of Podzols in the vicinity of the fly-ash dumping site of the electric power plant

Vojvodíková et al.: Use brownfield sites as protection of soil – examples of possibility for application environmental economy

Hofman et al.: Residues of atrazine and simazine in arable soils from the Czech Republic

Kodešová et al.: Pharmaceuticals dissipation in soil-water-plant system

14.45 - 15.05 Coffee Break

15:05 – Opening of the Exhibition of Paintings - Colors of the Earth (Irena Ráček) and Geopictures (Ivan Doležal)

15:15 – 15:45 Commented poster section – block Degradation causes and consequences

15.45 - 16.45 – Program block: Degradation monitoring and assessment (Part I.)

Klápště J.: Soil protection in the Czech Republic in the context of ongoing climate change

Sobocká et al.: Specific position of technogenic soils in the MSCS 2014 and relation to the WRB 2014

Kobza et al.: Soil degradation processes in conditions of Slovakia

Kabala et al.: Soil quality monitoring in Poland: system organization and recent results

16.45 - 17.45  Workshop – Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic and Research Institute for Soil and Water Conservation: Operating instructions for application of GIS tools Land use limits and Soil erosion control calculator (two groups – 1st in the English language, 2nd in the Czech language)

From 19.00  Social evening


12. 9. 2017

9.00 - 10.15 - Program block: Degradation monitoring and assessment (Part II.)

Kavian et al.: Field study of runoff and sediment yield control by vegetative buffer strips

Barančíková et al.: Soil organic carbon concentration on selected peatlands in Slovakia

Šarapatka et al.: The effect of water erosion on selected chemical and biochemical properties of Chernozem soils on various parts of slope

Poláková et al.: The active substances of the plant protection products in the soil samples originated from Basal Soil Monitoring System

Borůvka et al.: Digital mapping of potentially toxic element contents in forest soils: importance of the principal stand factors as predictors

10.15 - 10.40 – Coffee Break

10:4011:10 – Commented poster section – block Degradation monitoring and assessment


11.10 - 12.30 - Program block: Degradation monitoring and assessment (Part III.)

Łukasik et al.: Soil magnetic susceptibility as an effect of concentration of natural and anthropogenic iron minerals in soil: Assessment of background value for forest topsoil on Polish Lowlands and Uplands

Rachwal et al.: Magnetic signature of heavy metal contamination of urban soils influenced by different kinds of industry

Ryżak et al.: The noise of the soil splash

Nagy et al.: Modeling of soil moisture dynamics in the multilayered Entisols under drought case study at Drava Valley

Garcia-Gil et al.: Effects of warming and altering drought-precipitation events on the biogeochemical mechanisms that rule C cycling in agricultural soils amended with biochar

12.30 - 13.30 - Lunch

13.30 - 14.30 - Invited lecture:

Havlicek E.: European Soil Partnership and EUROSOIL 2020: towards bridging the gap between science and policy

14.00 - 14.30 - Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic  - Chocholouš, J., Randusová, A.: Land protection projects in the agricultural sector of the Czech Republic and web application of the land usage limits

14.30 - 15.00 - Coffee Break

15.00 - 16.15 - Program block: Revitalization measures

Glina et al.: The effect of 5-years peatland restoration on soil and vegetation cover – case study from the central Sudetes

Zakharchenko et al.: Impact of different tillage practices and green manure on physical properties of Chernozem soil

Tóth et al.: Long term effect of the reclamation of Solonetz soils 

Kozák et al.: Restoration and development of soil cover on dumpsites 

Biro et al.: Combination of soil and foliar bioeffective treatments improve growth and fruit quality of tomato (var. Mobil) in organic agriculture

16:15 – 16.45 Commented poster section – block Revitalisation measures

16.45 - 17.15 - Discussion

From 17.30  –  Guided city tours (two groups – in English, in Czech) 


13. 9. 2017

Excursions – there is roughly the same number of participants on both routes



Posters (11.9. - 12.9., commented poster section 11.9. 16.30 - 18.00)

Section 1: Degradation causes and consequences 

  1. Janderkova et al.: An integrated approach to landslide and surface erosion mapping
  2. Novák et al.: Estimation of soil naturalness grade and their changes between 1784 and 2010 in Tokaj Nagy-Hill based on soil and land cover databases
  3. Zaleski et al.: Geotechnical deformation of soil cover as a cause of trees’ decay
  4. Gus et al.: Evolution of sandy soils as a result of human activities – a case study from the Błędów Desert
  5. Barna et al.: Methodological experiences of aggregate stability measurements
  6. Kanianska et al.: Soil compaction and its impact on selected classes of soil arthropods contributing to ecosystem services
  7. Tobiašová et al.: Parameters of soil structure in relation to main factors that influence it
  8. Stolarczyk et al.: Organic matter transformation in mountain peatland soils under influence of human activities - an example of Upper San river valley (Western Bieszczady Mts.)
  9. Jeřábková et al.: Potential mobility of chromium in soils: Comparison of anthropogenically polluted and naturally enriched sites
  10. Petrů et al.: Effective soil management practices: tackling organic matter and nutrient loss
  11. Fér et al.: Behaviour and transport of four pharmaceuticals in the undisturbed soil columns
  12. Klement et al.: Sorption of ionizable pharmaceuticals in different soil types
  13. Nikodem et al.: Discharge and root uptake of pharmaceuticals from sewage sludge applied in soils
  14. Schmidtová et al.: Sorption of three pharmaceuticals in aggregate interiors and their coatings
  15. Hulisz et al.: Can soil degradation favour the occurrence of rare and protected species?


Section 2: Degradation monitoring and assessment.

  1. Ilavská et al.: Upgrading of the soil units system in agricultural land of Slovakia in the context of the identification of soil degradation
  2. Žigová et al.: Conditions of soil cover on Permo-Carboniferous rocks in the Český Brod area 45 years after afforestation
  3. Juhos et al.: Assessment of infiltration and soil erosion after 12 years of conservation tillage in Hungary
  4. Koliada et al.: The use of Digital Relief Model (DRM) to assess the potential water erosion hazard
  5. Hegyi et al.: Changes in extent and topography of vineyards and estimation of its influence on historic soil loss in Eger Wine Region using GIS methods
  6. Kohoutová et al.: Degradation monitoring and assessment - Main Soil Unit 08
  7. Kučera et al.: Optimization of methods for the assessment of vulnerability to wind erosion and proposals of protective measures in intensively exploited agricultural countryside
  8. Sedmidubský et al.: Evaluated soil-ecological units and their significance for soil and landscape
  9. Sobocký.: Data collection and methodology design for drought prediction in Zahorska lowland
  10. Homolák et al.: Investigation and remediation of contaminated sites by means of geophysical methods
  11. Bieganowski et al.: GHG mapping over cultivated fields in ground and aerial measurements - project assumption
  12. Kapička et al.: Magnetism of soils applied for estimation of erosion at an agricultural land
  13. Gömöryová et al.: The effect of post disturbance management on soil microorganisms at the windthrow plots in Tatra Mts. (Slovakia)
  14. Pospíšilová et al.: Effect of liming onto soil biological parameters
  15. Józefowska et al.: The effects of tree species and substrate on biological soil properties and carbon sequestration in reforested post-mining soils
  16. Koco et al.: Detailed analysis of land cover changes as a factor of soil organic carbon storage dynamic in arable land
  17. Kotroczó et al.: The effect of organic matter manipulation on soil humus carbon content (Síkfőkút, Hungary)
  18. Pavlenda et al.: Soil organic carbon stock change at the forest-grassland border zone
  19. Vašíčková et al.: The impact of flood event in the year 2013 on the contamination of the agricultural soils
  20. Borůvka et al.: Effect of logging residues processing and mechanical soil preparation on the content of selected elements in a forest soil as measured by X-ray fluorescence spectrometry
  21. Oustan et al.: Impact of sodium dodecylbenzene sulfonate (SDBS) on soil health deterioration
  22. Prášková et al.: Available Microelements in Agricultural Soils in the Czech Republic
  23. Magiera et al.: Application of magnetic susceptibility as an indicator of physical and chemical degradation caused by dust deposition


Section 3: Revitalization measures

  1. Konečná et al.: Evaluation of ecological effects of land consolidations
  2. Antal et al.: Dimensioning of contour and riparian buffer strips
  3. Jafarian et al.: The Efficiency of Vegetative Buffer Strips in Water Pollutants Control
  4. Houšková et al.: Ecological farming - one of the methods to achieve zero soil degradation
  5. Fiala et al.: Degradation of forest soil in the Český les Mts
  6. Hybler et al.: Impact of the revitalized network of channels on the dynamics of groundwater in the floodplain forest
  7. Kavian et al.: Soil erosion mitigation with native wood strand mulches
  8. Hervai et al.: 3D Soil moisture interpolation with ArcGIS software
  9. Gere et al.: The effect of tree species on physicochemical and biological soil properties
  10. Hanajík et al.: Soil dehydrogenase activity at windthrow area with secondary succession
  11. Kocsis et al.: Biofertilizer inoculation improve biochar effect on sandy soil with maize
  12. Fehér et al.: Effect of sewage sludge compost extract on the Lupine-Rhizobium symbiosis
  13. Bielská et al.: Sorption and (bio)availability of DDE in soils amended with biochar
  14. Kardos et al.: Comparative evaluation of communal sewage sludge in pilot scale and industrial scale based on vermicomposting
  15. Malić et al.: Dynamics of chemical properties in the mine technogenic soil in five years reclamation
  16. Polláková et al.: Changes of soil organic matter in land transformed from arable to forest
  17. Škulcová et al.: Risk assessment of biochar: a novel soil amendment and remediation tool
  18. Uzarowicz et al.: Properties of technogenic soils (Technosols) developed from ashes from lignite-fired „Bełchatów” thermal power station, Poland
  19. Fiala et al.: The assessing of nutritional and hygienic status of some grazing areas of the Mohelno Serpentine Steppe - preliminary results
  20. Jafarian et al.: The respective influence of soil variables in the plant species distribution