2020/189/1

ISSN : 1802-6842 (print), 1802-6850 (electronic)
Vedoucí redaktor : RNDr. Jiřina Dašková, Ph.D. (Národní muzeum; Geol. ústav AV ČR, v.v.i.)

Anuran interactions with the bromeliad Bromelia balansae in the Brazilian Pantanal

Different frog-bromeliad associations are frequently reported from various habitats of Central and South America. Here, we present the first data on the association of two hylid species (Dendropsophus nanus and Scinax nasicus) with the bromeliad Bromelia balansae in the Brazilian Pantanal. Both…

Občanská věda: její význam a motivace účastníků v návaznosti na projekt City Nature Challenge

Předkládaná studie pojednává o významu občanské vědy, jakožto formy vědeckého výzkumu za účasti laické veřejnosti. Podstatným, i když do dnešní doby relativně málo studovaným faktorem ovlivňujícím úspěšnost těchto projektů, je motivace účastníků. Studie se na základě výsledků dotazníkového šetření…

Type specimens of Birds in the Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali (Torino, Italy)

Since the 1990s, the Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali di Torino houses the ornithological collection formerly belonging to the Zoological Museum of the University of Turin (MZUT). This collection includes about 20,500 specimens, mostly dating from the second half of the nineteenth century or…

Monitoring of visitors in museum exhibitions

The article describes historical and existing technologies for monitoring visitors in museum exhibitions. A proposal for a new solution is also included. These technologies mainly include wireless radio technologies (Wi-Fi, ZigBee, Bluetooth, UWB, RFID), while our idea of monitoring is based on the…

One night in San Marino

During several hours of acoustic survey of bats in Borgo Maggiore, San Marino, on 30 August 2020, foraging activity of at least six bat species was recorded. Five of them (Eptesicus serotinus, Hypsugo savii, Pipistrellus pipistrellus, P. kuhlii, and Tadarida teniotis) are common and widespread…

200 let vědecké paleobotaniky

In the year 2020, we celebrate 200 years of scientific palaeobotany, and 200 years since the issue of the first part of the Sternberg Flora der Vorwelt. Kašpar Sternberg (1761–1838) is considered to be the principal founder of scientific palaeobotany besides Adolf Brongniart and Fridricha A.…

Vzpomínka na Ottokara Nickerla (1838–1920)

As of 2020, 100 years will have passed since the death of Dr. Ottokar Nickerl, a pioneer of Czech applied entomology. It is on this occasion that we seek to remember his significant impact on the science and culture of Bohemia. In 1872, Nickerl co-founded the entomological department established as…