Potterf Mária

Potterf Mária

Zvolen

Mgr. Potterf Mária, PhD.

Slovak Academy of Sciences
Institute of Forest Ecology
Department of Production Ecology

Maiden name: Havašová

Ľudovíta Štúra 1774/2
960 01 Zvolen
Phone: +421 45 5241 111, kl.302
Email: maria.havasova@gmail.com

Education:

  • Ph.D. Ecology & Biodiversity Protection, Institute of Forest Ecology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Zvolen, Slovakia (2012-2016)
  • M.S. Physical Geography and Geoinformatics, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia (2010-2012)
  • M.S. Operation and Ecosystems Management, Université Henri Poincaré, Nancy, France (2010-2011)

Research experience

  • Research Assistant​: Institute of Forest Ecology, Slovak Academy of Sciences,Zvolen, Slovakia​ (from 2016)​
    • Investigated the spatio-temporal dynamic and interaction between windthrow, insect damage and clear-cuts using remote sensing
  • Pro-Term Research Assistant​:​ Spatial Computation, Cognition and Complexity Lab, Department of Geography, University of Oregon (2015-2016​)
    • Examined the interaction between wind and bark beetle damage using agent-based modeling
    • Examined how does the impact of social and physical attributes of timber harvesting influence where and when harvesting take plac​e
  • Research Assistant:​ Faculty of Forestry, Technical University, Zvolen,Slovakia, (2011)
    • Investigation of the influence of light conditions in canopy gaps on natural regeneration of the old-growth European beech forest

Honors and awards

  • Institute of Forest Ecology, Slovak Academy of Sciences
    • 2017 Supportive Fund of Štefan Schwarz for Creation of Postdoctoral Positions at Slovak Academy of Sciences
    • 2015 National scholarship programme of the Slovak Republic
    • 2014 3rd price Student Seminar
  • Commenius University
    • 2010 French Government Scholarship for Master 2

Skills and interests:

  • Computer: iOS, Windows, MS Office, R, NetLogo, ArcGIS 10.4, Erdas Imagine 2013, QGIS
  • Programming languages: Python, R, NetLogo
  • Languages: Slovak (mother tongue), English (C2), French (C2)
  • Interests: travelling, hiking, maps, nature, reading

2017

Interactions between windthrow, bark beetles and forest management in the Tatra national parks

Havašová, M; Ferenčík, J; Jakuš, R

Interactions between windthrow, bark beetles and forest management in the Tatra national parks Journal Article

Forest Ecology and Management, 391 , pp. 349-361, 2017, ISSN: 03781127.

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Storms, temperature maxima and the Eurasian spruce bark beetle  Ips typographus — an infernal trio in Norway spruce forests of the Central European High Tatra Mountains

Mezei, P; Jakuš, R; Pennerstorfer, J; Havašová, M; Škvarenina, J; Ferenčík, J; Slivinský, J; Bičárová, S; Bilčík, D; Blaženec, M; Netherer, S

Storms, temperature maxima and the Eurasian spruce bark beetle Ips typographus — an infernal trio in Norway spruce forests of the Central European High Tatra Mountains Journal Article

Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 242 , pp. 85-95, 2017.

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2015

Applicability of a vegetation indices-based method to map bark beetle outbreaks in the High Tatra Mountains

Havašová, M; Bucha, T; Ferenčík, J; Jakuš, R

Applicability of a vegetation indices-based method to map bark beetle outbreaks in the High Tatra Mountains Journal Article

Annals of Forest Research, 58 (2), pp. 295-310, 2015.

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