dr. Jan Brus

dr. Jan Brus

Assistant professor

+420 585-63-4546
office no. 2.33
office hours: after consultation


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spatial analyses and modelling, cognitive aspects of uncertainty visualizations, 3D printing and cartography

 Educational attainment

2002 – 2007 Master University of Ostrava, Faculty of Science Environmental Protection and Formation

2006 – 2008 BachelorUniversity of Ostrava, Faculty of Science Applied Ecology

2009 RNDr. rigorous exam in physical geography University of Ostrava, Faculty of Science

2013 Ph.D. Palacky University in Olomouc, Faculty of Science Geoinformatics and Cartography Ph.D. thesis: Visualisations of uncertainty in environmental studies

 Study visits

March 2009 Poland – Krakow (Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Institute of Geography and Spatial Management, Department of GIS, Cartography and RS)

April – May 2010 Norway – Trondheim (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Department of Geomatics)

August 2010 France – Paris, Aerofilm Photo services

March 2011 Iceland – Reykjavik – University of Iceland

October – November 2011 EPA network – Austria, Switzerland, Italy

January – May 2012 University of Turku, Finland – Department of Geography, visiting researcher

April 2014 Auckland, New Zealand, The University of Auckland, School of Environment

April 2014 Juneau, Alaska, USA, University of Alaska Southeast

Professional membership

Czech cartographic society

Czech geographic society

ICA Commission on Cognitive Visualization

ICA Commission on Use, User, and Usability Issues

Czech Association for GeoInformation

International Environmental Modelling and Software Society