doc. Ing. Petr Porcal, Ph.D.

Job Position: Head of department - Department of Hydrochemistry and Ecosystem Modelling (HEM) , Research Scientist - Department of Hydrochemistry and Ecosystem Modelling (HEM) , Statutory representative

Contact details

Phone: 420387775878
E-mail: porcal@hbu.cas.cz
Room: 229 Sádky

Description

Current research aims: photochemical degradation of DOM, influence of solar radiation on metals speciation, characterization of DOM.

Curriculum vitae

Ph.D. - 2002, Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague;

Employment - Currently employed at the Biology Centre of the ASCR, v.v.i., Institute of Hydrobiology;

2007-2010 Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada as a postdoctoral researcher;

2005-2006 University of Maine, Orono, U.S.A.  - Fulbright-Masaryk Scholarship.

Recent and current activities: Participation in the NSERC (Canada) projects (“Dissolved organic matter in aquatic systems: factors affecting its role in greenhouse gas formation”; “The effects of multiple stressors on the biogeochemistry of lakes and catchments”). Principal investigator of the GACR projects “Effects of solar radiation on biogeochemical cycling of nutrients and metals in surface waters” (P503/12/0781) and "The effect of solar light on key members of freshwater Betaproteobacteria" (15-09721S).

Teaching KBE460
University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice

UCH903 - Environmental chemistry
University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice

Publications
Total found: 50 records
Kopáček J., Evans C., Hejzlar J., Kaňa J., Porcal P., Šantrůčková H. (2018) Factors Affecting the Leaching of Dissolved Organic Carbon after Tree Dieback in an Unmanaged European Mountain Forest Environmental Science & Technology 52 : 6291-6299.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.8b00478
Porcal P., Kopáček J. (2018) Photochemical degradation of dissolved organic matter reduces the availability of phosphorus for aquatic primary producers Chemosphere 193 : 1018-1026 .
DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2017.11.140
Kopáček J., Fluksová H., Hejzlar J., Kaňa J., Porcal P., Turek J. (2017) Changes in surface water chemistry caused by natural forest dieback in an unmanaged mountain catchment. Science of the Total Environment 584–585 : 971–981 .
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.01.148
Kopáček J., Hejzlar J., Porcal P., Posch M. (2017) Trends in riverine element fluxes: A chronicle of regional socio-economic changes Water Research 125 : 374–383.
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2017.08.067
Porcal P., Frejlachová K., Kopáček J., Nedoma J., Šavrdová T. (2017) Photochemical cleaving of allochthonous organic-metal complexes contributes to phosphorus immobilization in surface waters. Chemosphere 167 : 374-381.
DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2016.10.022
Kopáček J., Hejzlar J., Kaňa J., Porcal P., Turek J. (2016) The sensitivity of water chemistry to climate in a forested, nitrogen-saturated catchment recovering from acidification. Ecological Indicators 63 : 196–208.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2015.12.014
Kopáček J., Bičárová S., Hejzlar J., Hynštová M. M., Kaňa J., Mitošinková M., Porcal P., Stuchlík E., Turek J. (2015) Catchment biogeochemistry modifies long-term effects of acidic deposition on chemistry of mountain lakes. Biogeochemistry 125 : 315–335 .
DOI: 10.​1007/​s10533-015-0127-y
Porcal P., Dillon P., Molot L. (2015) Temperature dependence of photodegradation of dissolved organic matter to dissolved inorganic carbon and particulate organic carbon PLoS ONE 10 : e0128884.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0128884
Kopáček J., Hejzlar J., Porcal P., Posch M. (2014) Sulphate leaching from diffuse agricultural and forest sources in a large central European catchment during 1900–2010. Science of the Total Environment 470 : 543–550..
Kopáček J., Hejzlar J., Porcal P., Posch M. (2014) A mass-balance study on chloride fluxes in a large central European catchment during 1900–2010. Biogeochemistry 120 : 319–335..
Porcal P., Dillon P., Molot L. (2014) Interaction of extrinsic chemical factors affecting photodegradation of dissolved organic matter in aquatic ecosystems. Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences 13 : 799–812..
Porcal P., Kopáček J., Tomková I. (2014) Seasonal photochemical transformations of nitrogen species in a forest stream and lake. PLOS ONE 9 : e116364..
Turek J., Fluksová H., Hejzlar J., Kopáček J., Porcal P. (2014) Modelling air temperature in catchments of Čertovo and Plešné lakes in the Bohemian Forest back to 1781. Silva Gabreta 20 : 1–24. .
Kopáček J., Fluksová H., Hejzlar J., Kaňa J., Porcal P., Turek J., Žaloudík J. (2013) Chemistry of tributaries to Plešné and Čertovo lakes during 1998–2012. Silva Gabreta 19 : 105–137..
Kopáček J., Fluksová H., Kaňa J., Porcal P., Turek J., Žaloudík J. (2013) Chemical composition of atmospheric deposition in the catchments of Plešné and Čertovo lakes in 1998–2012. Silva Gabreta 19 : 1–23..
Mcenroe N., Williams C., Xenopoulos M., Porcal P., Frost P. (2013) Distinct optical chemistry of dissolved organic matter in urban pond ecosystems. PLOS ONE 8 : e80334..
Porcal P., Dillon P., Molot L. (2013) Seasonal changes in photochemical properties of dissolved organic matter in small boreal streams. Biogeosciences 10 : 5533–5543..
Porcal P., Dillon P., Molot L. (2013) Photochemical production and decomposition of particulate organic carbon in a freshwater stream. Aquatic Sciences 75 : 469–482..
Kopáček J., Turek J., Hejzlar J., Porcal P. (2011) Bulk deposition and throughfall fluxes of elements in the Bohemian Forest (central Europe) from 1998-2009. Boreal Environment Research 16 : 495-508..
Porcal P., Amirbahman A., Kopáček J., Norton S. (2010) Experimental photochemical release of organically bound aluminum and iron in three streams in Maine, USA. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 171 : 71–81..

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Biology Centre CAS
Institute of Hydrobiology
Na Sádkách 702/7
370 05 České Budějovice

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