doc. RNDr. Ján SOTÁK, DrSc.

 
scientist


Workplace:Banská Bystrica, Ďumbierska 1
Phone:+42148 321 3211
E-mail:ks.bb1529761720vas@k1529761720atos1529761720
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Projects

 

Current projects:

NSCP - Magura Piggy-back Basin at the font of the PKB: lito and biostratigraphy, provenance analysis and paleogeographic interpretations (Western Outer Carpathians, Poland and Slovakia)
RESPIRE - Responce of global ocean oxygenation to Early Cenozoic climate extremes
APVV 0742-11 - New evolutionary synthesis of the Western Carpathian relief: database origination for the testing of the key hypotheses
VEGA 2/0042/12 - Paleoenvironmental record of global system instability in the Late Cretaceous and Paleogene Formations of the Western Carpathians: changes of the physical and life conditions in time of biotic crisis, climatic extremes, impacts and syngenetic volcanisms.
VEGA 2/0065/12 - Comparison of paleoclimate and paleoceanography of the West Carpathian area at the beginning of Jurassic and Cretaceous periods

 

Closed projects:

ITMS 26220120064 - Centre of excelence for integrated research of the Earth's geosphere
VEGA 1/0388/10 - Tectonosedimentary breccias as tracer of the tectonic events in sedimentary record of the Mesozoic and Paleogene successions of the Western Carpathians
CBEP - Climate and biota of the Early Paleogene

Selected publications

KUNDRÁT, M. - SOTÁK, J. - AHLBERG, P.E. A putative upupiform bird from the Early Oligocene of the Central Western Carpathians and a review of fossil birds unearthed in Slovakia. In Acta Zoologica, 2015, vol. 96, no. 1, p. 45-59.
PLAŠIENKA, D. - SOTÁK, J. Evolution of Late Cretaceous-Palaeogene synorogenic basins in the Pieniny Klippen Belt and adjacent zones (Western Carpathians, Slovakia): tectonic controls over a growing orogenic wedge. In Annales Societatis Geologorum Poloniae, 2015, vol. 85, no. 1, p. 43-76.
MADZIN, J. - SÝKORA, M. - SOTÁK, J. Stratigraphic position of volcanic rocks in the autochthonous cover of the High-Tatric Unit (Western Tatra Mts. Central Western Carpathians, Slovakia). In Geological Quarterly, 2014, vol. 58, n. 1, p. 163-180.
OZDÍNOVÁ, S. - SOTÁK, J. Oligocene-Early Miocene planktonic microbiostratigraphy and paleoenvironments of the South Slovakian Basin (Lučenec Depression). In Geologica Carpathica, 2014, vol. 65, no. 6, p. 451-470.
LINTNEROVÁ, O. - MICHALÍK, J. - UHLÍK, P. - SOTÁK, J. - WEISSOVÁ, Z. Latest Triassic climate humidification and kaolinite formation (Western Carpathians, Tatric Unit of the Tatra Mts.). In Geological Quarterly, 2013, vol. 57, no. 4, p. 701-728.
MICHALÍK, J. - VAŠÍČEK, Z. - BOOROVÁ, D. - GOLEJ, M. - HALÁSOVÁ, E. - HORT, P. - LEDVÁK, P. - LINTNEROVÁ, O. - MĚCHOVÁ, L. - ŠIMO, V. - ŠIMONOVÁ, V. - REHÁKOVÁ, D. - SCHLŐGL, J. - SKUPIEN, P. - SMREČKOVÁ, M. - SOTÁK, J. - ZAHRADNIKOVÁ, B. Vrch Butkov : kamenný archív histórie slovenských vrchov a druhohorného morského života : a stone archive of Slovakian mountains and of the Mesozoic sea life history. 1. vyd. Bratislava : Slovak Academy of Sciences, Geological Institute : Veda Editorial house, 2013. 164 s. ISBN 978-80-224-1287-2
STAREK, D. - SOTÁK, J. - JABLONSKÝ, J. - MARSCHALKO, R. Large-volume gravity flow deposits in the Central Carpathian Paleogene Basin (Orava region, Slovakia): evidence for hyperpycnal river discharge in deep-sea fans. In Geologica Carpathica, 2013, vol. 64, no. 4, p. 305-326.
SÝKORA, M. - SIBLÍK, M. - SOTÁK, J. Siliciclastics in the Upper Triassic dolomite formations of the Kížna Unit (Malá Fatra Mountains, Western Carpathians): constraints for the Carnian Pluvial Event in the Fatric Basin. In Geologica Carpathica, 2011, vol. 62, no. 2, p. 121-138.
SOTÁK, J. Paleoenvironmental changes across the Eocene-Oligocene boundary: insight from the Central-Carpathian Paleogene Basin. In Geologica Carpathica, 2010, vol. 61, no. 5, p. 393-418.
JELEŇ, S. - GALVÁNEK, J. - ANDRÁŠ, P. - BENDÍK, A. - BELÁČEK, B. - BOZALKOVÁ, I. - GAÁL, Ľ. - GAJDOŠ, A. - HÁBER, M. - KONEČNÝ, V. - KRIŽÁNI, I. - LUPTÁKOVÁ, J. - MAZÚREK, J. - MICHAL, P. - SOTÁK, J. - STAŇOVÁ, S. - ŠIMO, V. - ŠURKA, J. - WETTER, R. Náučno-poznávací sprievodca po geologických a geografických lokalitách stredného Slovenska. Banská Bystrica : Geologický ústav SAV, 2009. 320 s., ISBN 978-80-970413-4-2.
MÁRTON, E. - JELENSKA, M. - TOKARSKI, A. - SOTÁK, J. - KOVÁČ, M. - SPIŠIAK, J. Current-independent paleomagnetic declinations in flysch basins: a case study from the Inner Carpathians. In Geodinamica Acta, 2009, vol. 22, no. 1-3, p. 73-82.
STAŇOVÁ, S. - SOTÁK, J. - HUDEC, N. Markov Chain analysis of turbiditic facies and flow dynamics (Magura Zone, Outer Western Carpathians, NW Slovakia). In Geologica Carpathica, 2009, vol. 60, no. 4, p. 295-305.
MICHALÍK, J. - SOTÁK, J. - LINTNEROVÁ, O. - HALÁSOVÁ, E. - BĄK, M. - SKUPIEN, P. - BOOROVÁ, D. The stratigraphic and paleoenvironmental setting of Aptian OAE black shale deposits in the Pieniny Klippen Belt, Slovak Western Carpathians. In Cretaceous Research, 2008, vol. 29, no. 5-6, p. 871-892.
ROJKOVIČ, I. - SOTÁK, J. - KONEČNÝ, P. - ČECH, P. Stratiform manganese mineralization in the Paleogene and Jurassic shale formations of the Western Carpathians: mineralogy, geochemistry and ore forming processes. In Geologica Carpathica, 2008, vol. 59, no. 6, p. 503-514.
MICHALÍK, J. - LINTNEROVÁ, O. - GAŹDZICKI, A. - SOTÁK, J. Record of environmental changes in the Triassic-Jurassic boundary interval in the Zliechov Basin, Western Carpathians. In Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2007, vol. 244, no. 1-4, p. 71-88.
HU, X. - JANSA, L. - WANG, C. - SARTI, M. - BAK, K. - WAGREICH, M. - MICHALÍK, J. - SOTÁK, J. Upper Cretaceous oceanic red beds (CORBs) in the Tethys: occurrences, lithofacies, age, and environments. In Cretaceous Research. - Elsevier, 2005, vol. 26, no. 1, p. 3-20.
MICHALÍK, J. - LINTNEROVÁ, O. - SOTÁK, J. - HUDÁČKOVÁ, N. Orbital fluctuations and paleoclimate changes record in rhythmic rock sequences. In Geologica Carpathica : Proceedings of the XVIIth Congress of Carpathian-Balkan Geological Association, Bratislava, 2002, vol. 53, special issue, p. 31.
SOTÁK, J. - VOZÁROVÁ, A. - VOZÁR, J. The East Slovak triple point junction area: collisional puzzle of the West Carpathian-Pannonian-East Carpathian units. In Geol. Carpathica, 2002, vol. 53, Special Issue, Proc. of the XVIIth Congress of CBGA, Bratislava, p. 123–126.

In the Catalogue of publications SAS you can find publications since 1999.