Since February 2017: Danish Hydraulic Institute, CZE
2013-2017: Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, UK
As a GIS and Web Developer I processed spatial data and wrote web applications and other tools to visualize and analyze the data further. I am particularly proud of my contributions to design and implementation of the CEH Environmental Information Platform and my contributions to the National River Flow Archive, and COSMOS-UK.
2011-2013: Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science,UK
As a GIS Analyst I provided GIS support for variety of projects across the institution. I managed, batch processed, and analyzed data with SQL Server, R, and ArcGIS. I customized ArcGIS with Python, C#.NET, VBA. I also developed and delivered GIS training modules.
2007-2011: Silva Tarouca Research Institute for Landscape and Ornamental Gardening, Department of Forest Ecology, CZE
Field data collection, GIS data entry and editing; Delivered in geographical information systems training (2 full day blocks, Apr/May 2009), ArcGIS customizations, digital elevation model extraction from aerial photographs, and more.
Sept 2008-Jul 2011: Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, CZE
Graduated with distinction (red diploma), Subjects focused mainly on hydrological and hydraulic modelling
Cena Josefa Hlávky (Josef Hlávka Award) awarded by Hlávkova nadace
Oct 2009-Sept 2010: Cranfield University, UK
ESRI UK Prize for the Best Student in Geographical Information Management
Infoterra Prize for the Best Student Project from the MSc in Geographical Information Management
Subjects focused on both geographical information systems and remote sensing
Thesis: 'Mapping Sediment Properties in the Mississippi River Delta' (involved geostatistical analysis of several sediment properties), prize for the best talk at conference of the Department of Geoinformatics and Spatial Planning, Czech University of Life Sciences, 27 March 2011.
2005-2008: Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, CZE
Bc. Forestry Graduated with distinction, received dean's award for excellent results
Thesis: 'Dynamics of Spatial Structure of Forest Communities' (predominantly literal research on population biology and spatial relationships in forest canopy)
2001-2005: Gymnázium Elišky Krásnohorské, Prague, CZE
Grammar school, graduated with distinction (Maths, Biology, English language, Czech language)
Kral, F., Fry, M. and Dixon, H. (2015). Integrated Hydrological Units of the United Kingdom: Groups. NERC Environmental Information Data Centre. http://doi.org/10.5285/f1cd5e33-2633-4304-bbc2-b8d34711d902.
Goodsir, F., Bloomfield, H.J., Judd, A.D., Kral, F., Robinson, L.A. and Knights, A.M. (2015) A spatially resolved pressure-based approach to evaluate combined effects of human activities and management in marine ecosystems. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 72 (8). 2245-2256. 10.1093/icesjms/fsv080.
Kral, F., Corstanje, R., White., J.R. and Veronesi, F. (2012) A Geostatistical Analysis of Wetland Soil Properties in the Davis Pond Mississippi River Freshwater Diversion, Soil Science Society of America Journal, DOI: 10.21236/sssaj2011.0206.
Czech (native), English (fluent), German (basic), Russian (basic)