Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Kosice - Faculty of Science

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A distinguished Czech polar explorer and climate scientist and a member of the expedition Antarctica 2017 – guests of the Science Tea-Room


Prof. RNDr. Pavel Prošek, CSc. –distinguished Czech climate scientist, polar explorer and the founder of the first Czech polar station in Antarctica.

Faculty of Science, Institute of Geography, Masaryk University in Brno.

There is always noise in Antarctica and it snows Prošek reports

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Professor Bačkor - research is focused mainly on stress physiology of plants and lichenology, the science of lichens. He is the author of more than 100 original scientific works on four different continents. He was a member of the Czechoslovak Antarctic expedition of the Masaryk University from the 27th of December, 2016. He spent 2 months studying the biology and ecology of lower plant life, mainly their resistance to the hostile climate conditions.

Last update: 20.03.2017