Yuliya Vystavna, Ph.D.

Job Position: Research Scientist - Department of Hydrochemistry and Ecosystem Modelling (HEM)

Contact details

Phone: +420 778500337
E-mail: yuliya.vystavna@hbu.cas.cz
Room: 324NB

Curriculum vitae

WORK EXPERIENCE__________________________________________________________________

Research Scientist                Institute of Hydrobiology, Biology Centre

May, 2016 – present               Czech Academy of Sciences, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic


Associated Professor, Researcher  Department of Urban and Regional Ecosystems

September, 2014 – May, 2016           O.M. Beketov National University of Urban Economy, Kharkiv,

                                   Ukraine (Environmental Chemistry, Hydrology, Meteorology, Biotechnology)

Lecturer, Researcher                       Department of Environmental Engineering and Management,

September 2003 – August 2014                O.M. Beketov National University of Urban Economy Kharkiv, Ukraine

Expert and consultant in resource-saving British Council, Kiev, Ukraine

September, 2008-September, 2009          

Engineer                                State Municipal Sewage Works

August, 2002-September, 2003          “Kharkivkommunochistvod”, Ukraine

(phytoremediation of the sewage sludge, consultancy in water use)

Assistant                                Kharkiv Regional State Administration

July, 2000 – January, 2001    Department of Dwelling-Municipal Services, Ukraine


Candidate of Sciences in Environmental Safety, Kiev Polytechnical University, Ministry of Education and Science, Ukraine (2014).

Qualification “Maître de Conferences” in Hydrology and Earth Sciences, France (2012)

Doctor of University of Bordeaux, France, PhD (2012), Hydrology, Geochemistry and Heritage

Title: ‘Environmental and socio-economic determinants, their impact on trace-metals and pharmaceuticals in surface waters: a comparison on two watersheds in France and Ukraine

L’ecole du vin de Bordeaux, France (2011) Oenology, wine production and degustation, certificate.

University of Hokkaido, Sapporo, Japan (2007) Advanced courses for engineers. Diploma

Kharkiv State Academy of Municipal Economy, Ukraine (2002)                                

Master of Science Environmental Engineering  (Diploma of M.Sc. with honor)

Vaasa Polytechnic, Finland                                               

Exchange student in Computer Science and Mathematic, (2001) (program - 13 EСTS)

Kharkiv State Academy of Municipal Economy, Ukraine (2000)

Bachelor of Science in Ecology and Environmental Protection


Research projects:

Principle Investigator: UNESCO-SIDA Individual research grant “Emerging pollutants in wastewater reuse in developing countries” (International Hydrological Program of UNESCO) (2015).

Principle Investigator: “Evaluation of human impacts on water balance and nutrients dynamics in transboundary Russia/Ukraine river basin” - GNIR IAEA Research Program (2014 – 2017).

Principle Investigator: “River water quality assessment in transboundary Russia/Ukraine water basin of the Seversky Donets River using environmental isotopic methods” – GNIR IAEA Research Program (2012 – 2015).

Principle Investigator: “Trace elements in Ukrainian wine and vineyards: development of the system of wine origin identification" – (2012 – 2013) (Kharkiv, Yalta and Sevastopol, Ukraine).

Participant: "Assessment of constructed wetlands for the treatment of municipal waste waters in contrasted climate conditions" – (2012, 2013, 2014) (Financed by Municipal Council of Kharkiv city).

Participant: “Future urban sanitation to meet new requirements for water quality in the Baltic Sea region”. Visby Swedish – Polish - Ukrainian scientific project (2010 -2012).

Principle Investigator: “Monitoring and modeling of tracers in surface water of France and Ukraine” (International Collaborative  Program  ‘‘Partenariat  Hubert Curien DNIPRO’’ (Grant No. 19744VJ) (2009 – 2010).

Co-director: British Council Energy Saving Program (2006 – 2007).

Educational projects:

Participant: EC Tempus Joint Project. “Inter-university Start-up centers for students’ innovations development & promotion” (SUCSID). 530349-TEMPUS-1-2012-1-FR-TEMPUS-JPHES (2013 – 2016)

Participant: ERASMUS MUNDUS External Cooperation Window Programme (Lot 6/7—Belarus, Moldova, and Ukraine) (2008 – 2011)

Participant: EC Tempus Joint Project. “Environmental Governance for Environmental Curricula” (EnGo) 511390-TEMPUS-1-2010-1-SK-TEMPUS-JPCR (2010-2013)

Co-director: EC Tempus Joint Project. "Sustainable business patterns" (SUSBUS) Tempus: IB JEP-23100-2002 (2003 – 2006)

Participant: EC Tempus Joint Project. "Higher education and labor market in the environment" (HELMET) Tempus: UM_JEP-23060-2002 (2003 – 2006).

AWARDS AND HONORS______________________________________________________________

  • SAIA Research Mobility, National Scholarship of Slovak Republic (10 months, 2015)
  • Eiffel Excellence Scholarship (10 months, 2011-2012) Ministry of Foreign Affairs, France
  • ERASMUS Mundus ECW Lot 6 (Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine) for the PhD research in the University of Bordeaux 1 (2008-2010)
  • UNESCO research supported grants for the participation in scientific meetings (2007 – 2013)
  • SIWI (Stockholm International Water Institute) mobility grants (2006 – 2009)
  • JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) Courses (2007), Hokkaido, Japan.
  • Scholarship of the Government of Ukraine (1 October 2006 – 30 September 2008) for youth scientists
  • The third prize for the best Master’s thesis, Phillantropical Kuzin’s Found, Kharkiv, Ukraine, 2002

REVIEWING AND EXPERTISE_________________________________________________________

Expert of: IAEA in the Environmental Isotopes in Rivers (since 2013 to present time)

Reviewer of:

Journals: Sciences of the Total Environment, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Central European Journal of Geoscience, Water Resource Management, Ecological Engineering, PlosONE. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Water International, Arab Journal of Geosciences, Geochemica and Cosmochimica Acta, Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Earth Sciences.

Conference: IWA Conference in Montreal

Editorial boarder and member of steering committees:

- Water International (peer reviewed journal)

-UNESCO conferences on Emerging Pollutants in Water

-International Conferences on Water Resources and Environmental Research (ICWRER).

LANGUAGES SKILLS_________________________________________________________________

 Russian (native speaker); Ukrainian; English (professional); French (advanced – B2), Japanese (basic), Slovakian (basic).



In peer-review with an impact factor (Scopus database):

  1. Yakovlev V., Vystavna Y., Diadin D., Vergeles Y. (2015). Nitrates in springs and rivers of East Ukraine: Distribution, contamination and fluxes. Applied Geochemistry 53, 71 – 78.
  2. Vergeles Y., Vystavna Y., Ishchenko A., Rybalka I., Marchand L., Stolberg F., 2015. Assessment of treatment efficiency of constructed wetlands in East Ukraine. Ecological Engineering 83, 158 – 169. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2015.06.020
  3. Vystavna Y., Yakovlev V., Diadin D., Vergeles Y., Stolberg F. 2015. Hydrochemical characteristics and water quality assessment of surface and ground waters in the transboundary (Russia/Ukraine) Seversky Donets basin. Environmental Earth Sciences 74 (1), 585 – 596.  DOI: 10.1007/s12665-015-4060-0
  4. Vystavna Y., Rätsep R., Klymenko N., Drozd O., Pidlisnyuk V., Klymenko M. 2015. Comparison of soil-to-root transfer and translocation coefficients of trace elements in vines of Chardonnay and Muscat white grown in the same vineyard. Scientia Horticulturae 192, 89-96.
  5. Vystavna Y., Rushenko L., Diadin D., Klymenko O., Klymenko N. (2014). Trace metals in wine and vineyard environment in southern Ukraine. Food Chemistry 146, 339 -344.
  6. Pidlisnyuk V., Harrington J., Melnyk Y., Vystavna Y.. Fluctuations of annual precipitation and water resources quality in Ukraine, accepted in Chemistry and Chemical Technology.
  7. Marchand L., Mench M., Nsanganwimana F., Vystavna Y., Huneau F., Le Coustumer P., Lamy J.B., Cook B.J. 2014. Trace element transfer from soil to leaves of five macrophytes along the Jalle d’Eysines River, France and their potential use as contamination biomonitors. Ecological Indicators 46, 425 – 437.
  8. Vystavna Y., Huneau, F., Motelica-Heino M., Le Coustumer P., Vergeles, Y., Stolberg F. 2012. Monitoring and flux determination of trace metals in rivers of the Seversky Donets basin (Ukraine) using DGT passive samplers. Environmental Earth Science 65, 1715-1725.
  9. Vystavna Y., Huneau F., Grynenko, V., Vergeles Y., Celle – Jeanton H., Tapie N., Budzinski H., Le Coustumer P. 2012. Pharmaceuticals in rivers of two regions with contrasted  socio-economic conditions:  occurrence, accumulation and comparison for Ukraine and France. Water Air and Soil Pollution 223(5), 2111-2124.
  10. Vystavna Y., Le Coustumer P., Huneau F. 2013. Monitoring of trace metals and pharmaceuticals as anthropogenic and socio-economic indicators of urban and industrial impact on surface waters.  Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 185 (4), 3581 – 3601.
  11. Vystavna Y., Huneau, F., Schafer, J., Motelica-Heino, M., Blanc, G., Larrose, A., Vergeles, Y., Diadin, D., Le Coustumer, P. 2012. Distribution of trace elements in waters and sediments of the Seversky Donets transboundary watershed (Kharkiv region, Eastern Ukraine). Applied Geochemistry 27 (10), 2077 – 2087

Total found: 32 records
Paule-Mercado M., Rabaneda Bueno R., Porcal P., Kopáček M., Huneau F., Vystavna Y. (2024) Climate and land use shape the water balance and water quality in selected European lakes. Scientific Reports 14 : 8049.
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-024-58401-3
Vystavna Y., Paule-Mercado M., Schmidt S., Hejzlar J., Porcal P., Matiatos I. (2023) Nutrient dynamics in temperate European catchments of different land use under changing climate. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies 45 : 101288.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejrh.2022.101288
Frková Z., Pistocchi C., Vystavna Y., Čapková K., Doležal J., Tamburini F. (2022) Phosphorus dynamics during early soil development in a cold desert: insights from oxygen isotopes in phosphate. Soil 8 : 1–15.
DOI: 10.5194/soil-8-1-2022
Schmidt S., Hejzlar J., Kopáček J., Mercado M., Porcal P., Vystavna Y., Lanta V. (2022) Forest damage and subsequent recovery alter the water composition in mountain lake catchments. Science of the Total Environment 827 : 154293.
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.154293 0048-9697
Wilkinson J.L., Boxall A.B.A., Kolpin D.W., Leung K.M.Y., Lai R.W.S. ....., Vystavna Y. (2022) Pharmaceutical pollution of the world’s rivers. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 119 : e2113947119.
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2113947119
Hájek M., Jiménez-Alfaro B., Hájek O., Brancaleoni L., Cantonati M., Carbognani M. ...., Vystavna Y. (2021) A European map of groundwater pH and calcium. Earth System Science Data 13 : 1089–1105.
DOI: 10.5194/essd-13-1089-2021
Mattei A., Huneau F., Garel E. , Santoni S. , Vystavna Y. (2021) Evaporation in Mediterranean conditions: Estimations based on isotopic approaches at the watershed scale. Hydrological Processes 35 : e14085.
DOI: 10.1002/hyp.14085
Schmidt S., Hejzlar J., Kopáček J., Paule-Mercado M., Porcal P., Vystavna Y. (2021) Relationships between a catchment-scale forest disturbance index, time delays, and chemical properties of surface water. Ecological Indicators 125 : 107558.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2021.107558
Vystavna Y., Mercado M., Juras R., Schmidt S., Kopáček J., Hejzlar J., Huneau F. (2021) Effect of snowmelt on the dynamics, isotopic and chemical composition of runoff in mature and regenerated forested catchments. Journal of Hydrology 598 : 126437.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2021.126437
Erostate M., Huneau F., Garel E. , Ghiotti S., Vystavna Y., Garrido M., Pasqualini V. (2020) Groundwater dependent ecosystems in coastal Mediterranean regions: Characterization, challenges and management for their protection Water Research 172 : 115461.
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2019.115461
Frková Z., Vystavna Y., Koubová A., Kotas P., Grabicová K., Grabic R., Kodešová R., Chroňáková A. (2020) Microbial responses to selected pharmaceuticals in agricultural soils: Microcosm study on the roles of soil, treatment and time Soil Biology and Biochemistry 149 : Article number 107924.
DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2020.107924
Vystavna Y., Schmidt S., Klimenko O.E., Plugatar Y.V., Klimenko N.I., Klimenko N.N. (2020) Species-dependent effect of cover cropping on trace elements and nutrients in vineyard soil and Vitis Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 100 : 885–890.
DOI: 10.1002/jsfa.10006
Vystavna Y., Schmidt S., Kopáček J., Hejzlar J., Holko L., Matiatos I., Wassenaar L., Persoiu A., Badaluta C.A., Huneau F. (2020) Small-scale chemical and isotopic variability of hydrological pathways in a mountain lake catchment Journal of Hydrology 585 : 124834.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2020.124834
Erostate M., Huneau F., Garel E. , Vystavna Y., Santoni S. , Pasqualini V. (2019) Coupling isotope hydrology, geochemical tracers and emerging compounds to evaluate mixing processes and groundwater dependence of a highly anthropized coastal hydrosystem Journal of Hydrology 578 : 123979.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2019.123979
Greinert A., Kostecki J., Vystavna Y. (2019) The history of viticultural land use as a determinant of contemporary regional development in Western Poland Land Use Policy 85 : 249-258.
DOI: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2019.04.010
Hejzlar J., Kopáček J., Vystavna Y. (2019) Predikce koncentrace fosforu a trofie v údolních nádržích [Prediction of phosphorus concentration and trophic conditions in reservoirs] In: Kosour D. et al. (eds.) Sborník konference Vodní nádrže 2019, 23.–24.10.2019, Brno, ČR, Povodí Moravy, s.p., Brno, SBN 978-80-907141-3-7, 101–106.
Vystavna Y., Schmidt S., Diadin D., Rossi P.M., Vergeles Y., Erostate M., Yermakovych I., Yakovlev V., Knöller K., Vadillo I. (2019) Multi-tracing of recharge seasonality and contamination in groundwater: A tool for urban water resource management Water Research 161 : 413-422.
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2019.06.028
Diadin D., Vystavna Y., Vergeles Y. (2018) Quantification of nitrate fluxes to groundwater and rivers from different land use types Hungarian Geographical Bulletin 67 (4) : 333–341.
DOI: 10.15201/hungDeoiabduinll,. 6D7.. 4e.t3
Hejzlar J., Jarošík J., Kopáček J., Vystavna Y. (2018) Trendy vývoje koncentrací fosforu v nádržích Orlík a Slapy /Trends in development of phosphorus concentrations in Orlík and Slapy Reservoirs/ VTEI 2018 (2) : 30-35.
Vystavna Y., Cherkashyna M., van der Valk M.R. (2018) Water laws of Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine: current problems and integration with EU legislation Water International 43 : 424-435.
DOI: 10.1080/02508060.2018.1447897

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