David Storch (CZE)
Biologist and macro ecologist
„Is biodiversity limited?“
An important Czech biologist, director of the Center for Theoretical Studies of Charles University and the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. An author of many books and scientific publications.
David focuses on macroecology, biodiversity, and evolutionary ecology. He specializes in the general patterns of nature system and its variability in time and space. He examines the distribution and
David focuses on macroecology, biodiversity, and evolutionary ecology. He specializes in the general patterns of nature system and its variability in time and space. He examines the distribution and diversity of organisms at both regional and global levels. He lectures at the Faculty of Science of the Charles University in Prague and the University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice. He was awarded the Prize of the President of the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic in 2015 for his biodiversity research.
He graduated from Charles University, Faculty of Science and then he worked at university institutes in the United Kingdom and the United States of America (Santa Fe Institute). He has lectured at a number of foreign universities, such as Yale University, University of California, and University of Oxford. He is the chairman of the Committee of the Czech Society for Ecology and is a contributor and editor of key professional journals: Ecology Letters, Global Ecology, and Biogeography. He also publishes in other prestigious journals such as Science, Evolution, Nature, or Global Ecology; he also writes for the Czech journals. David carries on his ecological research in the territory of the Czech Republic or in the South African countries.