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Database applications

Database applications of the Czech Geological Survey are the basic tool to access the data from the central data store. The following list contains links to operational data (catalogues, contacts, reporting in critical situations), archive and library data, documentation and map data (boreholes, thin sections documentation, significant geological localities etc.).

Alphabetical list of applications is generated automatically from records in the CGS metadata catalogue.

ASGI - Archive of unpublished geological reports (Czech only) – database

ASGI - Automated System of Geological Information application allows unified access and parametric search of reports and opinions saved in all CGS archives. It’s primarily documentation of Geofond department archive under the Act of geological projects and expert outputs from organization since it’s foundation. Besides detail information about reports allows thumbnail of digitized documents. Some documents from another geological organizations archives are also available.

Contact person: Mgr. Milada Hrdlovicsová

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Boreholes material documentation Geofond (Czech only) – database

Application allows to search and view information about the boreholes material documentation stored in CGS external storages, department Geofond.

Contact person: RNDr. Alan Donát

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Catalogue of CGS library – database

These e-catalogues contain the titles of books (since 1981), offprints (since 1990), electronic publications, periodicals to which the CGS library subscribes, and classified lists of papers about the geology of the Czech Massif and related geological units by Czech and foreign authors published in Czech and foreign periodicals, and monographs deposited in the library collection (since 1985). Catalogue of the earlier publications is currently being completed. Currently is possible to search in database of Ministry of the Environment Library, which was closed. This source has signature prefix ZP.

Contact person: RNDr. Hana Breiterová

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Catalogue of geohazards (Czech only) – database

Application of "Geohazards - Catalogue of geological risks" allows structured informations about potential risk geofactors in the Czech Republic, the most important relevant data sources and relevant legislation.

Contact person: Mgr. Olga Moravcová, Ph.D.

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CGS employee directory – database

Application enabling searches for the names of CGS employees.

Contact person: Ing. Helena Skarková

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CGS e-shop (Czech only) – database

Applications for online shop of the Czech Geological Survey, the largest publisher of geological literature in the Czech Republic. E-shop offers around 2600 products, both from our own production and from other publishing houses.It sells mainly maps, books, journals but also DVDs, CDs or field work equipment. It does not focus only on specialists in geosciences, it provides books for children or for wide public as well.

Contact person: Ing. Patrik Fiferna

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Continuing education of CGS employees (Moravia) - Calendar of Events (Czech only) – database

Calendar of Events for project 'Continuing education of CGS employees (Moravia) in new trends of realization and management of research'. Project is funded by Operational Programme Education for Competitivness of Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports and ESF.

Contact person: RNDr. Andrea Petrová, Ph.D.

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Continuing education of CGS employees (Prague) - Calendar of Events (Czech only) – database

Calendar of Events application of project 'Continuing education of CGS employees vulnerable in the labor market' supported by OPPA (Operational Programme Prague - Adaptability). Project is focused to target groups of employees in Prague.

Contact person: Alena Beck

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Decorative stones – database

Decorative stones application provides access to the database of Decorative stones in the Czech Republic. It allows search information about decorative stones by commercial name, petrography, physico-mechanical properties of rocks, mineral composition, color, granuality, mining location and way of use.

Contact person: RNDr. Barbora Dudíková Schulmannová

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Dictionary of geology, English-Czech and Czech-English – database

Application of Dictionary of geology is an electronic version of the geological dictionary compiled by Otakar Zeman, Karel Beneš and co-authors published by Academia Praha publishing house in 1985. Some missing terms were added by: Zdeněk Kukal, Petr Hradecký, Vladislav Rapprich and Marcela Stárková.

Contact person: Mgr. Petr Čoupek

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Documentation samples to geological maps (Czech only) – database

Application makes the records of all the documentary material to the mapping actions. Documentary material is sorted and stored in wooden crates for samples in the CGS depository in Lužná near Rakovník.

Contact person: RNDr. Petr Budil, Ph.D.

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Electron microprobe, Brno - booking (Czech only) – database

Application for Electron microprobe CAMECA SX100 reservation in "Department of Electron Microscopy and Analysis" - united department of Masaryk University, Faculty of Science and CGS (Brno).

Contact person: Mgr. Radek Škoda, Ph.D.

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General catalogue - cards – database

The general catalogue is the scanned index of books, periodicals and off-prints covering the period 1850 -1986. It contains about 125,000 entries. The catalogue is sorted according to substantives in the name of the publication (including periodicals), and the names of authors. The catalogue was set up in 2001 and it is currently being updated.

Contact person: RNDr. Hana Breiterová

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GeoLib - National geoscience bibliography – database

Application National geoscience bibliography - GeoLib contains bibliographic records of geological documents for geological and mineralogical bibliography or register RIV. Records are provided to unified application. User can search articles, books, book chapters, proceedings articles and maps.

Contact person: RNDr. Hana Breiterová

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Geological bibliography – card catalogue of authors – database

Scanned bibliographical catalogue contains 100,000 entries of articles, papers, offprints and books published in the Czech and Slovak Republic (former Czechoslovakia) during the years 1928-1989. It's alphabetically sorted by author. Now it is closed.

Contact person: RNDr. Hana Breiterová

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Geological code list - meaning of the code (Czech only) – database

Application for search meaning of the code in geological code lists of CGS (litostratigraphy, stratigraphy and regional classification).

Contact person: RNDr. Pavla Gürtlerová

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Geological encyclopaedia on-line (Czech only) – database

On-line geological encyclopedia application allows database based on publication "Malá encyklopedie geologie" (Small Geological Encyclopedy) which was published by prof. Jan Petránek in 1993. Publication was digitized with his support and supplemented by new terms. Illustrations was redrawn by J. Synek and some of terms has additional photos.

Contact person: Mgr. Petr Čoupek

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Geologically documented objects – database

This application "Geologically documented objects" enables the user to buy his selected data from the database of the geologically documented objects of the Czech Republic (scil. borehole database) managed by the CGS using credit on his account. The database covers the territory of the CR and contains information on about 687 000 documented objects (boreholes, shafts, quarries, caves, wells, surface streams, reservoirs etc.) including 615 000 borehole profiles and 95 000 hydrogeological records. To find the desired objects the user can use a built-in map application or search the database by attributes.

Contact person: RNDr. Marta Jelenová

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Geological map legend 1 : 25,000 (Czech only) – database

Application for search items of geological map legend 1 : 25,000.

Contact person: RNDr. Pavel Hanžl, Dr.

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Geological map legend 1 : 50,000 (Czech only) – database

Application for search and view legend of Geological maps at a scale of 1 : 50,000 (GEOČR50).

Contact person: RNDr. Pavla Gürtlerová

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GeoPub - Publications by the scientific staff of the CGS – database

Application GeoPub - Publications by the scientific staff of the CGS. Available citation search by name, year, author and research field.

Contact person: RNDr. Hana Breiterová

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Ground instability reporting (Czech only) – database

Application is designed for ground instabilities (landslides) reporting.

Contact person: RNDr. Oldřich Krejčí, Ph. D.

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Index of periodicals (Czech only) – database

Application searches in periodical paper list of CGS. This is a directory of periodicals held in the CGS library dating from about 1850 up to the present day. It contains 1,590 entries. Periodicals for which subscriptions are currently held are listed in databases – see electronic catalogues of the library: http://www.geology.cz/app/knihovna/hl.pl

Contact person: RNDr. Hana Breiterová

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Interlibrary service (Czech only) – database

The Interlibrary service enables CGS library users to obtain documents related to their scientific interests from other libraries in the Czech Republic or from libraries abroad if these are not held in the CGS Library. This may involve interlibrary loans of books or the supply of articles copied from journals or proceedings. This service is provided free to the staff of CGS; the costs of the interlibrary service are covered by the CGS Division of Informatics. For other users a fee is charged for this service to cover the costs involved.

Contact person: RNDr. Hana Breiterová

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LAREM (laboratory of electron microscopy and microanalysis), Prague - Booking of analytical works (Czech only) – database

Application for booking dates and analytical works. There are available CamScan 3200 microscop, EDS and EDS microanalytic system of the laboratory of electron microscopy and microanalysis (LAREM).

Contact person: Mgr. Jakub Haloda, Ph.D.

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Litogeochemistry (Czech only) – database

Application allows search in CGS litogeochemistry database.

Contact person: RNDr. Pavla Gürtlerová

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Map archive (Czech only) – database

Database application of digital map archive contains a large collection of geoscientific maps and manuscript documents from the Czech Republic and the world. Map documents are mainly produced by CGS and its predecessors. It is possible to carry out detailed searches using map applications by means of which previews of digitized documents and other detailed information can be obtained (explanation, legend, geological cross sections, etc). For most of the map is available on-line thumbnails.

Contact person: RNDr. Alena Čejchanová

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Mapping and documentation boreholes – database

Application for search the core material of boreholes. Material is stored in wooden boxes in the CGS depository in Lužná near Rakovník.

Contact person: RNDr. Petr Budil, Ph.D.

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Metadata catalogue of CGS – database

CGS Metadata catalogue is the central access point to search information (metadata) about data sources that are maintained and provided for public by the Czech Geological Survey. It is based on MIcKA system, which enables the user to work with metadata of spatial data in accordance with international standards (ISO, OGC and INSPIRE). Metadata are administered centrally in a database, edited and viewed through a web interface, and published by means of a standardized catalogue service (CS-W).

Contact person: Mgr. Olga Moravcová, Ph.D.

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Mineralogical and geological collection – database

Application allows synopsis of study material, including rock and mineral samples from the Bohemian Massif and a part of the West Carpathians, deposited in Collections of the CGS. The collections are included in the Central Registry of Museum-type Collections (CES evidence) with the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic. Setting up of the Collection and its utilization is regulated by the law 122/2000 Sb. The most valuable part of the fund is kept in premises (Collections) in the CGS building, Klárov, Praha 1. The other parts of collections are kept in the CGS depository in Lužná near Rakovník.

Contact person: RNDr. Petr Budil, Ph.D.

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My piece of the Earth - Gallery (Czech only) – database

Application gives access the gallery of art contest with geological theme for children and youth ‚My piece of the Earth‘, which is organized every year since 2007 by the Czech Geological Survey and the Ministry of the Environment.

Contact person: Mgr. Klára Froňková

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Photo archive of CGS (Czech only) – database

CGS photo archive application makes large historical and contemporary photographic documentation of the CGS from the Czech Republic and abroad accessible to public. This application allows the user to search photos according to the information about the author, year of origin, localization (based on administrative units), geological classification, geological age and geological localities. Predefined galleries (series of thematic images) are available as well (e.g. Lipno dam construction 1958–1959 or Expedition to the Antarctic 2004–2009).

Contact person: RNDr. Tamara Sidorinová

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Report of mine working impact (Czech only) – database

This application is used to on-line reporting of mine working impacts. According to Mining Act any person who detects an old mine working or its surface impact must report this immediately to the MoE of the Czech Republic.

Contact person: RNDr. Pavel Šír

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RSS feed CGS current events – database

The application displays review of the Czech Geological Survey current events at the RSS version 2.0 format. You can display and receive content of this channel by the majority of modern web browsers, by specialized RSS readers or by using a web application supporting the function of RSS reader.

Contact person: Ing. Radek Svítil

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Significant geological localities – database

Application presents an overview of the important geological localities in the Czech Republic. It is logically divided in two parts: viewing (view and search for the localities in map), and search (database search according to different criteria: localization, geological characteristics, level of protection etc.). Users can display an expert evaluation, photographs, references in literature for individual localities. Print outputs can be generated.

Contact person: RNDr. Markéta Vajskebrová, Ph.D.

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Surface water chemistry (1984-1996) (Czech only) – database

This application allows to search the number of surface water samples (sampling points) in the Czech Republic between 1984-1996 on map sheets in the scale of 1 : 50 000, specifying their acid-base reactions, specific conductivity and with a list of other analysed elements (without specific values).

Contact person: RNDr. Vladimír Majer, CSc.

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Thin sections documentation – database

Application makes information about entire thin section material stored in the CGS depositories in Prague.The material is sorted in the comprehensive database according to boxes and their description. Search of each deposited thin section is possible (database of thin section-boxes). For searching is possible to use names of minerals which are shared with geological code list of CGS.

Contact person: RNDr. Petr Budil, Ph.D.

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Virtual museum of CGS collections – database

Virtual museum application provides an opportunity to visit on-line paleontological, mineralogical and geological collections of the Czech Geological Survey. Application offers wide visual and textual documentation of the most interesting exhibits of collections for general public and experts. Also paleontological collection of Central Registry of Museum-type Collections (CES evidence) and material administrated according to law 122/2000 Sb. is included. Application contains taxonomic tree, index of terms, stratigraphy and links to interesting sites. The application allows to search using the map.

Contact person: RNDr. Petr Budil, Ph.D.

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Czech Geological Survey
Klárov 131/3
118 21 Praha 1
phone: +420 257 089 448
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Czech Geological Survey
Klárov 131/3
118 21 Praha 1
phone: +420257089445
fax: +420 257 531 376
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