November 2020. Bohumil Frantál has become a member of the international project “Energy Social Sciences & Humanities Innovation Forum Targeting the SET-Plan” (Energy-SHIFTS) (H2020, no. 826025, 2019-2021). He has been participating on the Working Group 2 on Smart Consumption, which attempted to identify and provide a detailed list of 100 Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) research questions, which should be prioritised in the future EU-funded research, specifically under Horizon Europe. The final publication is available online from here.
June 2019. The second workshop of the ADAPTAS project took place in Brno (Czech Republic) on June 6-7, 2019, hosted by the Department of Environmental Geography, Institute of Geonics. The event was attended by team members from the Czech Republic, Spain, Italy and Hungary. The workshop was devoted to collaborative writing of common papers and planning of future research activities. During a whole day field trip the participants had the opportunity to visit different types of energy landscapes of the South Moravian Region, such as post-coal mining landscape in the Oslavany municipality, nuclear power plant in Dukovany, hydropower plant and dam in Dalesice, wind farm in Brezany and the historical city of Znojmo.
December 2018. Researchers of the EGRG, Bohumil Frantal and Stanislav Martinat took part in a international conference "Geography 2050: Powering Our Future Planet" organized by the American Geographical Society at the Columbia University in New York City (November 15-16, 2018). Conference report could be found More information could be found here.
September 2018. Researchers of the EGRG co-authored several chapters in the new book called Renewable Energy and Landscape Quality which has been published by JOVIS Verlag, Berlin. The Book is the main output of the COST Action Renewable Energy and Landscape Quality (RELY) that systematically investigated the nexus between renewable energy production and landscape quality.The book is available here.