Linda Nedbalová

Dr Linda Nedbalová

(BSc, MSc, PhD Charles University in Prague)


I am interested in the limnoecology of polar and mountain lakes with emphasis on algae and cyanobacteria that represent key primary producers in these extreme habitats. I also study the diversity, ecology and ecophysiology of snow algae. This group of extremophiles can help up to understand the mechanisms of cold adaptation.

Recent publications

Nedbalová L, Mihál M, Kvíderová J, Procházková L, Řezanka T, Elster J (2017) Identity, ecology and ecophysiology of planktic green algae dominating in ice-covered lakes on James Ross Island (northeastern Antarctic Peninsula). Extremophiles 21:187–200 doi: 10.1007/s00792-016-0894-y

Řezanka T, Nedbalová L, Lukavský J, Střížek A, Sigler K (2017) Pilot cultivation of the green alga Monoraphidium sp. producing a high content of polyunsaturated fatty acids in low-temperature environment. Algal Research 22:160–165 doi: 10.1016/j.algal.2016.12.017

Jehlička J, Culka A, Nedbalová L (2016) Colonization of snow by microorganisms as revealed using miniature Raman spectrometers—possibilities for detecting carotenoids of psychrophiles on Mars? Astrobiology 16:1-12 doi: 10.1089/ast.2016.1487




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