Prof. RNDr. Tomáš Pačes, DrSc.
Czech Geological Survey
Geologická 6
152 00 Praha 5
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Tomáš Pačes

Professor, RNDr., DrSc., Doctor of Technology , h.c

Born August  9, 1937 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

 

Education: Undergraduate studies: Charles University, Prague, hydrogeology and engineering geology, 1961,  Graduate studies: Stanford University, geochemistry, 1968, Charles University, Prague, geochemistry, 1969

       

Employment: Geological Survey, Prague, 1961-present, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1970-1972, Nagoya University, Water Research Institute,  Japan, 1978, Louis Pasteur University, Institut de Geologie, Strasbourg, 1984, Royal Institute of Technology, Department of Land Improvement and Drainage, Stockholm, 1984-1985.

 

Research Interests: Hydrogeology and geochemistry of thermal and mineral waters, geochemistry  of brines in crystalline rocks, geothermal research, research into biogeochemical cycling of elements in small hydrological catchments, Rates of weathering and erosion, geochemistry of water-rock interaction in a repository of spent nuclear fuel.

 

Teaching Experience: Physical geology, geochemistry of sedimentary rocks (with C. Calkin) (1970 – 1972), State University of New York at Buffalo; Mathematics in geological research (1972 – 1974) Comenius University, Bratislava; geochemistry of natural waters (1972 – 1998) Charles University Prague; geochemistry of low-enthalpy geothermal systems (1978-1984), International Geothermal Institute, Pisa; environmental kinetics (1998 – present) Charles University, Prague; supervisor of doctoral candidates in hydrogeology and geochemistry at Charles University and Technical University of Liberec.

 

Hobby: Skiing, golf, scouting, watercolor paintings

 

Publications:

Author of more than 200 professional and popular papers and books on a wide range of topics in the field of hydrogeology, geothermics, aqueous geochemistry and biogeochemistry

 

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Corcho Alvarado, J.A., Pačes, T., Purtschert, R. (2013) Dating groundwater in the Bohemian Cretaceous Basin: Understanding tracer variations in the subsurface. Applied Geochemistry 29 (2013) 189–198.

Pačes T., Mikšová J. (eds.) (2013) Far field of the geological repository in the Bohenmian Massif. Czech Geological Survey, 1st edition, 346 pp., ISBN 978-80-7075-851-9, Prague.

Holeček J. Pačes T. (2013) Chapter 5. Hydrogeochemistry. In: Pačes T., Mikšová J. (eds.) (2013) Far field of the geological repository in the Bohenmian Massif. Czech Geological Survey, 1st edition, 94-124, ISBN 978-80-7075-851-9, Prague.

Pačes T., Schenk V., Šafanda J, Zeman A. (2013) Chapter 7. Quaternary and exogenous processess. In: Pačes T., Mikšová J. (eds.) (2013) Far field of the geological repository in the Bohenmian Massif. Czech Geological Survey, 1st edition, 173-192, ISBN 978-80-7075-851-9, Prague.

Pačes T., Dobrovolný P., Holeček J., Nývlt B., Rukavičková L. (2017) Future water-rock interaction in deep repository of spent nuclear fuel. Procedia Earth and Planetary Science 17,100–103.

Gwynne R., Pačes T., Frape S., Přechová E. (2017) Characterising the waters of the Bohemian Massif, Czech Republic utilizing geochemistry and stable halogen (Br, Cl) isotopes. Abstract, Goldschmidt Conference, 2017.

Brusky I, Sembera J. and Paces T. (2017) Long-term Water-rock Interaction in the Bohemian Cretaceous Basin (Central Europe): Field evidence and modelling. Journal of Hydrogeology & Hydrologic Engineering ISSN: 2325-9647, DOI: 10.4172/2325-9647.1000155, hybrid open access v. 6, issue 2, pp. 8.

 


Books:

Paces T. (1972): Chemical Equilibria in Water-Rock-Atmosphere Natural System. Knihovna UUG, Academia, 193 p., Prague (in Czech).

Bouska V., Jakes J., Paces T. & Pokorny J. (eds.) (1980): Geochemistry. Academia,         555 p., Prague (in Czech).

Paces T. (1982): Water and Earth. Academia, 147 p., Prague (in Czech).

Paces T. (1983): Principles of Geochemistry of Natural Waters. Academia, 300 p., Prague (in Czech).

Moldan B.,  Paces T. (1984): End to the Age of Wasting. Mlada Fronta, 252 p., Prague (in Czech).

Frequently referenced  papers:

Paces T. (1969) Chemical equilibria and zoning of subsurface waters from Jachymov ore deposit, Czechoslovakia.  Geochim. et Cosmochim. Acta, 33, 591 - 609, , Oxford.

---     (1972) Chemical characteristics and equilibration in natural water - felsic rock - CO2 System.   Geochim. et Cosmochim. Acta, 36,217 240, Oxford.

---     (1972) Flux of CO2 from the lithosphere in the Bohemian Massif. Nature Physical Sciences, 240, 141 - 142,  London.

---     (1973) Steady-state kinetics and equilibrium between ground water and granitic rock.  Geochim. et Cosmochim. Acta, 37, 2641 - 2663 , Oxford.

---     (1975) A systematic deviation from Na - K - Ca geothermometer below 75C and above 10-4 atm PCO2.  Geochim. et Cosmochim. Acta, 39, 541 - 544, , Oxford.--- (1978) Reversible control of aqueous aluminum and silica during the irreversible evolution of natural waters. Geochim. et Cosmochim. Acta, 42, 1487 - 1493, Oxford.

---     (1982) Natural and anthropogenic flux of major elements from Central Europe. Ambio, 11, 206 - 208, Stockholm.

---      (1983) Rate constants of dissolution derivěd from the measurements of mass balance in hydrological catchments. Geochim. et Cosmochim. Acta, 47, 1855 - 1863, Oxford.

---     (1985) Sources of acidification in Central Europe estimated from elemental budgets in small basins. Nature, 315, 31 - 36, London.

---     (1985) Acidification in Central Europe and Scandinavia: A competition between anthropogenic, geochemical and biochemical processes. Ambio, 14, 354 - 356, Stockholm.

---     (1986) Rates of weathering and erosion derivěd from mass balance in small drainage basins. In: Rates of Chemical Weathering of Rocks and Minerals (S.M. Colman and D.P. Dethier eds), 531 - 550, Academic Press Inc., Orlando.

 ---     (1986) Weathering rates of gneiss and depletion of exchangeable cations in soil under environmental acidification. Jour. Geol. Soc. of London, 143, 673 - 677, London.

  ---     (1987) Hydrochemical evolution of saline waters from crystalline rocks of the Bohemian Massif (Czechoslovakia). In: Saline Water and Gases in Crystalline Rocks (P. Fritz , S.K. Frape), Geol. Assoc. Canada, Special Paper 33, 145 - 156.

---     (1991) Changes in rates of weathering and erosion induced by acid emissions and agriculture in central Europe. In: Land Use Changes in Europe (F.M. Brower et al., eds), Kluwer Academic Publishers, 317 - 323, The Netherlands.

---     (1992) Status of acidification research in Czechoslovakia and its relationship to politics and economics in Europe. In: Acidification Research. Evaluation and Policy Applications (T. Scheider, ed.) 443 -448, Elsevier, Amsterdam.

---     (1994) Acidic emissions and political systems. In: Acidification of Freshwater Ecosystems (C.E.W. Steinberg and R.W. Wright, eds.), 5-15, John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

---      (1994)  Modeling the hydrologic and biogeochemical responce of a catchment area to anthropogenic inputs.In: Chemistry of Aquatic Systems: Local and Global Perspectives (G. Bidoglio, W. Stumm, eds.) 465-495, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht .

---     (1998) Critical loads of trace metals in soils: A method of calculation. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, 105, 451-458, Dordrecht.

Buzek F. Cerny J, Paces T. (1998) The behaviour of nitrogen isotopes in acidified forest soils. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, 105, 155-164. Dordrecht.

Paces T. (1999) Budgets of Pb and Cd in soils and critical time to reach a harmful level. In: Geochemistry of Earth’s Surface (H. Armannsson, ed.) 143 – 147, Balkema, Rotterdam.

Paces T., Pacesova E. (2001)Weathering of rocks in soil budgets of trace metals. In: Water - Rock Interaction (R. Cidu, ed.) v. 2, 997-1000, Balkema Publ., Lisse.

Möller P., Paces T., Dulski P., Morteani G. (2002) Anthropogenic Gd in Surface Water,drainage system, and the water supply of the city of Prague, Czech Republic. Environmental Science & Technology, 36, 2387 - 2394.

Paces T., Smejkal V. (2004) Magmatic and fossil components of mineral waters in the Eager-river continental rift. Water – Rock Interaction  167-172  (R. B. Wanty and R. R. Seal II,  eds. ), A.A. Balkema Publishers, Leiden. ISBN 90 5809 641 6.

 

Recent papers

Morteani G., Möller P., Fuganti A., Paces T. (2006) Input and fate of anthropogenic estrogens and gadolinium in surface water and sewage plants in the hydrogeological basin of Prague (Czech republic). Environmental Geochemistry and Health,  289, 257-264, Springer.

Drahota P., Paces T., Pertold Z., Mihaljevic M., Skrivan P. (2006) Weathering and erosion fluxes of arsenic in watershed mass budgets. Science of the Total Environment, 372, 306-316, Elsevier.

Frape S.K., Shouakar-Stash O., Pačes T., Stotler R. (2007) Geochemical and Isotopical Characteristics of the Waters from Crystalline and Sedimentary Structures of the Bohemian Massif. In: Water – Rock Interaction, 727- 733, (Bullen and Wang, eds), Balkema, Taylor and Francis Group, London, ISBN 978-0-415-45136-9.

Paces T., Blaha V., Rukavickova L. (2007) Temporal chemical stability of groundwater in impermeable fractured granite massif. In: Water – Rock Interaction, 1101- 1104, (Bullen and Wang, eds), Balkema, Taylor and Francis Group, London, ISBN 978-0-415-45136-9.

Paces T., Corcho Alvarado J.A., Herrmann Z., Kodes V., Muzak J., Novák J., Purtschert R., Remenarova D., and Valecka J.(2007): The Cenomanian and Turonian Aquifers of the Bohemian Cretaceous Basin, Czech Republic. In: Natural Groundwater Quality (M. Edmunds and P. Shand eds.), 17, pp.372-390, Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, ISBN 978-14051-5675-2.205

Buzek, F., Paces T,, Jacková I. (2009) Production of dissolved organic carbon in forest soils along the north–south European transect. Applied Geochemistry 24, 1686-1701.

Corcho Alvarado, J.A., Pačes, T., Purtschert, R. (2013) Dating groundwater in the Bohemian Cretaceous Basin: Understanding tracer variations in the subsurface. Applied Geochemistry 29 (2013) 189–198.


Pačes T., Mikšová J. (eds.) (2013) Far field of the geological repository in the Bohenmian Massif. Czech Geological Survey, 1st edition, 346 pp., ISBN 978-80-7075-851-9, Prague.


Holeček J. Pačes T. (2013) Chapter 5. Hydrogeochemistry. In: Pačes T., Mikšová J. (eds.) (2013) Far field of the geological repository in the Bohenmian Massif. Czech Geological Survey, 1st edition, 94-124, ISBN 978-80-7075-851-9, Prague.


Pačes T., Schenk V., Šafanda J, Zeman A. (2013) Chapter 7. Quaternary and exogenous processess. In: Pačes T., Mikšová J. (eds.) (2013) Far field of the geological repository in the Bohenmian Massif. Czech Geological Survey, 1st edition, 173-192, ISBN 978-80-7075-851-9, Prague.


Pačes T., Dobrovolný P., Holeček J., Nývlt B., Rukavičková L. (2017) Future water-rock interaction in deep repository of spent nuclear fuel. Procedia Earth and Planetary Science 17,100–103.


Gwynne R., Pačes T., Frape S., Přechová E. (2017) Characterising the waters of the Bohemian Massif, Czech Republic utilizing geochemistry and stable halogen (Br, Cl) isotopes. Abstract, Goldschmidt Conference, 2017.


Brusky I, Sembera J. and Paces T. (2017) Long-term Water-rock Interaction in the Bohemian Cretaceous Basin (Central Europe): Field evidence and modelling. Journal of Hydrogeology & Hydrologic Engineering ISSN: 2325-9647, DOI: 10.4172/2325-9647.1000155, hybrid open access v. 6, issue 2, pp. 8.

 

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