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Division 600 – Geofond

Division 600 – Geofond was established on the 1st January 2012 as a part of organizational structure of Czech Geological Survey. Its fundamental purpose is to perform the activities of the state geological survey within the territory of the Czech Republic, according to Geological Act No. 62/1988.

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RNDr. Vít Štrupl, Ph.D.

Head of the division

The principal activities of Geofond Division:

  • Collecting, processing and providing data and information on the geological structure, protection and use of natural mineral and groundwater resources, and on geohazards, incl. impacts of mining of the Czech Republic (tasks of the state geological survey)
  • Carrying out tasks as imposed by law, specifically Geological Act and Mining Act
  • Management of the Specialized Archive of the State Geological Survey
  • Collecting, storing, processing of and providing access to geological documentation and geological project results
  • Processing of state statistical reports

Department 620 – Mineral Resources

The department is responsible for the activities about:

  • Registration of geological work projects
  • Review inventory of geological projects and the organizations that undertake them
  • Protection and registration of mineral resources according to the Geological Act and Mining Act
  • Register of mineral deposits and reserves
  • Provision of up-to-date documents regarding for the mineral policy of the Czech Republic
  • Data processing of state statistical statements reports

Department 630 – Department of mining impacts

The department is responsible for the activities about:

  • Maintaining the Inventory of Mine workings impacts
  • Maintaining the Mine Waste Database
  • Documentation related to assessment of land development and land-use planning
  • Information on geological features related to land-use planning
  • Publication of specialized thematic maps

Department 640 – Department of geological exploration

Department 650 – Geological documentation

The department is responsible for the activities about:

  • Receiving, processing and archiving of unpublished geological documents, results of geological works and geological samples relating to them
  • Scanning of geological documentation
  • Providing access to geological documentation
  • Maintaining the storage of administrative documents, samples (oil boreholes, schlich maps)
  • Depository of duplicate survey and geophysical reports, assesments and measurements

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Czech Geological Survey
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