Department of Soil Survey

Dept. Head: Ing. Ivan Novotný, Ph.D. novotnyivanatvumopcz

The department solves these principal topics:

  • systematic national updating and additional valuation of soil quality, including the supplementary survey on established locations and evaluation thereof
  • updating of graphic and numerical background materials for the valuation of soil quality
  • annual systematic updating and calculation of average soil price in respective cadastral districts pursuant to the Regulation No. 613/92 Code
  • cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture ČR and ČÚZK when introducing the soil quality valuation into the real estate cadaster, including guidance and professional activities
  • methodological guidance to personnel of Land Register Authorities, who carry out updating of valuated soil pedo-ecological units

Department is responsible for development and implementation of the Soil and Water Conservation Geographic Information System – SOWAC-GIS and its applications.