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Preis, Jiří , Kohout, Michal
Americko-mexická hranice: bariéra proti zločinu nebo zóna humanitární krize?

The U.S.-Mexico border, the busiest border line in the world, is also a politically explosive topic attracting media attention. The public often associates it with the construction of a wall to stop international migration. However, the origins of migrants and their motivation to m...

Kopp, Jan , Vogt, David , Ježek, Jiří , Marval, Štěpán , Hejduk, Tomáš , Roub, Radek
Možnosti efektivního hospodaření se srážkovou vodou na rozvojových plochách urbanizovaných území

The article outlines possible measures for efficient management of rainwater in larger functional areas of development areas, i.e. areas of individual housing; mass housing; production and storage; civic amenities or recreation and sports facilities. The text comments on possible tools for p...

Lehnert, Michal , Geletič, Jan , Kopp, Jan , Brabec, Marek , Jurek, Martin , Pánek, Jiří
Comparison between Mental Mapping and Land Surface Temperature in Two Czech Cities: A New Perspective on Indication of Locations Prone to Heat Stress

Most studies addressing heat in urban environments focus on thermal conditions and neglect the mental component of thermal comfort. This study employs mental maps to analyse thermal (dis)comfort in the medium-sized Czech cities of Olomouc and Plzeň in summer. Locations of “mental hotspo...

Frajer, Jindřich , Pavelková, Renata , Létal, Aleš , Kopp, Jan
Relics and transformation of former ponds in the urban environment of the historical region of Bohemia (Czech Republic)

The rapid expansion of urban areas has been a feature of the industrial age. Landscape features have been replaced or transformed to accommodate the needs of an increasingly urban society. Our study focuses on the disappearance or transformation of man-made ponds in the historic&#x...

Jeřábek, Milan , Dokoupil, Jaroslav , Fiedor, David , Krejčová, Nikola , Šimáček, Petr , Wokoun, René , Zich, František
Nové vymezení periferií Česka

Peripheries may be delimited by various methodological approaches. The aim of this article is to identify and spatially determine inner and outer peripheries at the municipal level in Czechia. With the help of 15 indicators (reflecting the demographic development, economic activity, and ...

Pancová, Adéla , Kebza, Martin
Provinční gentrifikace v post-socialistickém městě: případ Plzně

This article focuses on provincial gentrification on a case of Pilsen. The main goal is to assess whether the process of gentrification is taking place in the territory of the five inner-city neighbourhoods. The inner cities in Central and Eastern Europe were significantly neglecte...

Vorobljevová, Veronika , Novotná, Marie
Ekonomická aktivita obyvatel: Venkovský prostor ve 20. letech 20. století v Plzeňském a Jihočeském kraji

The study deals with the analysis of economic activities of the population in rural areas in the 1920s. For the research was chosen a rural area on the periphery of the current Plzeň and South Bohemian regions, specifically the territory of 74 municipalities in the judici...

Kopp, Jan , Frajer, Jindřich , Novotná, Marie , Preis, Jiří , Dolejš, Martin
Comparison of Ecohydrological and Climatological Zoning of the Cities: Case Study of the City of Pilsen

Standardized delimiting of local climate zones (LCZ) will be better applicable to the urban adaptation to climate change when the ecohydrological properties of LCZ units are known. Therefore, the properties of LCZ units based on the methodology of ecohydrological zoning of the urban...

Kopp, Jan , Marval, Štěpán
Využití srážkových vod na veřejných prostranstvích

Public spaces of cities have the potential of a shared space that fulfils both natural and social functions at the same time. The text presents possibilities to integrate public spaces in the rainwater management while supporting their aesthetic, social and environmental functions. The&...

Sekera, Jan Carlos , Preis, Jiří , Pazdiora, Petr
Health literacy on HIV infection among adolescents in the Czech Republic: a case study of two Czech cities Plzeň and České Budějovice

Despite health literacy being an important assumption for maintaining a healthy population, there are not many studies focusing on health literacy concerning HIV infection among adolescents in the Czech Republic and among Czech authors. In contrast, there are plenty of scientific papers ...

Kopp, Jan , Novotná, Marie , Frajer, Jindřich , Ježek, Jiří , Raška, Pavel , Dolejš, Martin
Plánování modro-zelené infrastruktury s využitím ekohydrologického hodnocení mikrostruktur města Plzně

Although the blue-green infrastructure is a matter widely discussed in several disciplines such as urban planning, landscape architecture, water management, climatology and nature conservation, use of the term itself remains infrequent in Czech contexts and has no unanimous definition. As the...

Kebza, Martin , do Carmo Perotto, Camilla
Regional development trends in West Bohemia with a special focus on peripheral areas

In this article, we study regional development trends in the Czech region of West Bohemia through the application of the core-periphery concept. In particular, we focus on the peripheral areas of West Bohemia, the development and differences between its core and periphery, and on&#...

Kohout, Michal , Kopp, Jan
Green space ideas and practices in European cities

For almost two centuries, green spaces in European cities have been rethought and built based on the shifting ideas and practices about the role of nature in cities. Although there is a great diversity in the quantity and quality of green spaces in European cities today,&...

Kebza, Martin , Findžová, Leona , Váňová, Anna
Využívání sociálních sítí místními samosprávami: geografický kontext

This paper aims to map the use of two social networks (Facebook, Instagram) within the municipalities of the Pilsen and Karlovy Vary regions. On the example of 635 municipalities we verify whether Facebook is the dominantly used social network, how the activity on these media&...

Kopp, Jan , Preis, Jiří
The potential implementation of stormwater retention ponds into the blue-green infrastructure of the suburban landscape of Pilsen, Czechia

This study investigates the requirements for creating blue-green infrastructure (BGI) as an instrument of stormwater management, in which nature-based solutions in urban and suburban landscapes are preferred. This case study of stormwater retention ponds (SWRPs) in the suburban landscape surrounding&#...

Vít, Václav , Kopp, Jan
Typology of Outdoor Seating Areas of Restaurants Based on Factors Influencing Their Thermal Comfort. A Case Study of Pilsen City Centre, Czechia

Due to climate change, the question of thermal comfort in cities is becoming more important in Central Europe. The aim of the study is to design and experimentally verify the typology of outdoor areas of restaurants in terms of their thermal comfort factors, based on a&#x...

Kopp, Jan , Vobruba, Martin
Sucho a oheň – přirozená součást života savany

Savanna's life is a typical example when drought and fire determine the natural development dynamics of the landscape. This paper presents recommendations for the didactic transformation of the topic at school teaching. It points out possible cases of misconceptions among students.

Rozlivka, Roman , Dokoupil, Jaroslav
Vývoj českého cukrovarnického průmyslu po druhé světové válce

The article acquaints the readers with the development of the Czech sugar industry in the period from 1945 to 1989. As it turned out, the political changes that took place after World War II had the greatest impact on the then prosperous economy and developed sugar i...

Kopp, Jan , Čubr, Václav
Parky, nebo parkoviště? Plánování zeleně pro udržitelná města

This paper is concentrated on the planning of urban green space in accordance with environmental trends of urban development. We demonstrate that the urban greenery is highly beneficial and thus from an economic point of view it is effective to care for it. It develops ne...

Rozlivka, Roman , Dokoupil, Jaroslav
Srovnání vývoje cukrovarnického průmyslu v Česku a v USA na příkladu společností Tereos TTD a American Crystal Sugar

The article deals with the comparison of the two largest sugar beet producers in the Czech Republic and the USA. However, it is not only a comparison from the point of view of the size of its own production, but also from a historical, geographical and socio-economic...

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