Petr Kladivo

Petr Kladivo

Research worker at the Department of Geography, Faculty of Science, Palacky University in Olomouc.

His main research interests include statistical, quantitative and graphical methods in geography, geographic modeling, urban geography and mobility and geography of border regions.


2006-2012 Ph.D.
Masaryk University, Faculty of Science (study programme Geography, study discipline regional geography and regional development)
(dissertation thesis: Prostorová diferenciace kvality života obyvatel města Olomouce [Spatial differentiation of the quality of life of the Olomouc])

2000-2005 Mgr.
Palacky University in Olomouc, Faculty of Science, Department of Geography (mathematics and geography)

Selected publications

Halás, M., Klapka, P., Kladivo P. (2014): Distance-decay functions for daily travel-to-work flows. Journal of Transport Geography 35, 107 – 119.

Halás, M., Kladivo, P., Roubínek, P. (2013): Koncept kompaktního města: příspěvek k výzkumu a správě [Concept of a compact city: contribution to research and administration]. In 16th International Colloquim on Regional Science. Conference Proceedings. (Valtice 19.-21.6.2013). Masarykova univerzita, Brno, 140 – 146.

Kladivo P., Halás M. (2012): Quality of life in an urban environment: A typology of urban units of Olomouc. Quaestiones Geographicae 31 (2), 49–60.

Kladivo, P., Ptáček, P., Roubínek, P., Ziener, K. (2012): Czech-Polish and Austrian-Slovenian borderland – similarities and differences of development and typology of regions. Moravian Geographical Reports 20 (3), 22-37.

Halás, M., Roubínek, P., Kladivo, P. (2012): Urbánní a suburbánní prostor Olomouce: příspěvek k vymezování, správě a typologii [Urban and suburban space of Olomouc: contribution to defining, managing and typology]. Geografický časopis 64 (4), 289–310.

Kladivo, P. (2011): Ústí nad Labem jako regionální centrum [Ústí nad Labem as a regional centre].  In: J. Koutský: Ústí nad Labem – město v mlze. Acta Universitatis Purkynianae 168, Studia Geographica,  22–37.

Kladivo, P. (2011): Socio-demographic structure of Olomouc from the point of view of the quality of life. Acta Universitatis Palackianae Olomucensis – Geographica (42) 2, 79-90.

Kladivo, P., Šimáček, P. (2011): Vývoj a prostorové rozložení bytového fondu Olomouce [Development and spatial differentiation of housing in Olomouc]. Urbanismus a územní rozvoj 14 (2), 32-38.

Halás, M., Kladivo, P., Šimáček, P., Mintálová, T. (2010): Delimitation of micro-regions in the Czech Republic by nodal relations. Moravian Geographical Reports 18 (2), 16–22.

Selected courses

Selected supervised theses