Mgr. Filip Tomek, Ph.D.

Pracovní zařazení: 
vědecký pracovník

+420 233 087 245
tomekatgli [dot] cas [dot] cz, filip [dot] tomekatgmail [dot] com

Rozvojová 269, 165 00 Praha 6 - Lysolaje, Czech Republic
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Suchdol 235
Pracovní skupina: 
Oddělení geologických procesů

Education and foreign fellowships
  • Research fellowship, 6 months, New Mexico Highlands University, USA, 2017
  • Short-term research fellowship, 3 months, University of Salzburg, Austria, 2016
  • Ph.D. in geology, Charles University, 2011 - 2015
  • M.Sc. in geology, Charles University, 2009 - 2011
  • Erasmus fellowship, 6 months, LMV Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France, 2010
  • B.Sc. in Geology, Charles University, 2006 - 2009

Research interests

  • Field geological mapping, structural geology, tectonics, and volcanology
  • Microstructural analysis of textures, structures, and deformation fabrics of igneous rocks
  • Fabric analysis of magmatic rocks and their record in geodynamic processes
  • Rock magnetism, paleomagnetism, and application of the magnetic anisotropy on volcanic, plutonic, and sedimentary rocks

Professional expertise

  • Crustal magma emplacement processes, volcano-plutonic link, collapse calderas, and interplay of magmatism with far-field tectonic deformation
  • Working on magmatic complexes in the Bohemian Massif (Austria, Czech Republic, Germany), Pyrenees (Catalonia), Western Carpathians (Slovakia), Rio Grande Rift (New Mexico), San Juan volcanic province (Colorado), Sierra Nevada (California), Blue Mountains province (Oregon), and Superior Province (Canada)
(23) Svojtka M, Žák J, Kachlík V, Ackerman L, Tomek F, Vacek F, Sláma J (2024) Late Archean sedimentary basins in the northeastern Superior Province, Canada: plume-generated crustal tears or syn-convergent accretionary belts? Precambrian Research, in press
(20) Olšanská I, Tomek F, Chadima M, Foucher MS, Petronis MS (2023) Magnetic multi-fabrics as tools for understanding ignimbrite emplacement processes: an example from late-Variscan Tharandter Wald Caldera, Bohemian Massif. Journal of Structural Geology, 78: 105012
(19) Tomek F, Olšanská I, Trubač J, Černý J, Rejšek J, Ackerman L (2023) On the anatomy and structural control of a dyke swarm that fed caldera-forming ignimbrite eruptions. Journal of the Geological Society, 180: jgs2022-119
(18)  Žák J, Svojtka M, Sláma J, Tomek F, Kachlík V, Ackerman L, Vacek F, Trubač J (2023) Exploring the link between spatiotemporal patterns of plutonism and geodynamic regimes at the end of Archean: an example from the northeastern Superior Province, CanadaPrecambrian Research, 392: 107073
(17) Somr M, Žák J, Kabele P, Tomek F (2023): Analysis of fracturing processes leading to caldera collapseEarth-Science Reviews, 241: 104413
(16) Syahputra R, Žák J, Tomek F, Kachlík V (2023): Hot plutonism in a cold accretionary wedge: what terminated the Cadomian orogeny at the northern periphery of Gondwana? Precambrian Research, 390: 107041
(15) Megerssa L, Verner K, Buriánek D, Pour O, Tomek F, Schiller D, Martínek K (2023): The late-Variscan high-temperature collisional episode in the southwestern Moldanubian Zone (Bohemian Massif)International Journal of Earth Sciences, 112:631–658
(13) Tomek F, Opluštil S, Svojtka M, Špillar V, Rapprich V, Míková J (2022) Altenberg–Teplice Caldera sourced Westphalian fall tuffs in the central and western Bohemian Carboniferous basins (eastern Variscan belt). International Geology Review, 64:441-468
(12) Ackerman K, Žák J, Kachlík V, Svojtka M, Tomek F, Santolík V, Sláma J, Trubač J, Strnad L, Vacek F (2022) The diversity of sources of late Archean granites reflects a transition from plume-dominated to plate tectonics in the Superior Province, CanadaPrecambrian Research, 370:106525
(11) Žák J, Tomek F, Svojtka M, Vacek F, Kachlík V, Ackerman L, Ježek J, Petronis MS (2021) Distributed crustal shortening followed by transpressional shearing in the Superior Province, northeastern Canada: a Late Archean analogy to modern accretionary plate margins? Precambrian Research, 362:106322
(10) Tomek F, Gilmer AK, Petronis MS, Lipman PW, Foucher MS (2019) Protracted Multipulse Emplacement of a Postresurgent Pluton: The Case of Platoro Caldera Complex (Southern Rocky Mountain Volcanic Field, Colorado)Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 20:5225-5250
(8) Tomek F, Žák J, Svojtka M, Figer F, Waitzinger M (2019) Emplacement dynamics of syn-collapse ring dikes: an example from the Altenberg-Teplice caldera, Bohemian MassifGeological Society of America Bulletin, 131:997–1016
(7) Tomek F, Žák J, Verner K, Holub FV, Sláma J, Paterson SR, Memeti V (2017) Mineral fabrics in high-level intrusions recording crustal strain and volcano-tectonic interactions: the Shellenbarger pluton, Sierra Nevada, CaliforniaJournal of the Geological Society, London, 174:193–208
(5) Tomek F, Žák J, Holub FV, Chlupáčová M, Verner K (2016) Growth of intra-caldera lava domes controlled by various modes of caldera collapse, the Štiavnica volcano–plutonic complex, Western CarpathiansJournal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 311:183–197
(3) Žák J, Verner K, Tomek F, Holub FV, Johnson K, Schwartz JJ (2015) Simultaneous batholith emplacement, terrane/continent collision, and oroclinal bending in the Blue Mountains Province, North American CordilleraTectonics 34:1107–1128
(1) Žák J, Verner K, Janoušek V, Holub FV, Kachlík V, Finger F, Hajná J, Tomek F, Vondrovic L, Trubač J (2014) A plate-kinematic model for the assembly of the Bohemian Massif constrained by structural relations around granitoid plutonsGeological Society, London, Special Publications 405:169–196

Awards and grant projects

2023 Radim Kettner medal for best junior paper of the Institute of Geology and Paleontology
2021 Dean´s award for early-career researchers, Faculty of Science, Charles University
2021 Radim Kettner medal for best junior paper of the Institute of Geology and Paleontology
2019 Otto Wichterle Award for talented early career scientists, Czech Academy of Sciences
2018 Czech Science Foundation, Junior grant • 19-02177Y
2016 Czech Academy of Sciences grant for development of international cooperation for early career scientists • MSM100131601
2016 Short-term research scholarship AKTION, Salzburg University • Austria ICM-2016-03570
2016 Post-doctoral fellowship, program supporting perspective human sources, Czech Academy of Sciences • L100131601
2015 Deans Award for the best Ph.D. thesis, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague
2015 Radek Melka Price: best student paper of the Central European Tectonics Groups CETeG

Service to the scientific community

  • Handling editor, Journal of Geosciences
  • Peer reviews for international journals (e.g., GSAB, IJES, Journal of Structural Geology, and Communications Earth & Environment)
  • Reviews of several international and domestic grant proposals

Selected geologic expeditions

2021 Bienville province, James Bay, (Canada)
2019 Bienville province, James Bay, (Canada)
2017 San Juan volcanic locus, Platoro caldera (Colorado); Galisteo basin volcanoes (New Mexico)
2014 Sierra Nevada batholith (California)
2013 Blue Mountains province and Idaho batholith (Oregon and Idaho)
2012 Sierra Nevada batholith (California, USA)

My work at Charles University

  • Continental Tectonics Group and Laboratory of Rock Magnetism
  • Guaranteeing two undergraduate lecture courses, two undergraduate laboratory courses, one undergraduate field course, and one graduate/postgraduate laboratory course
  • Supervising two Ph.D., one master's, and one bachelor's students
  • Supervised two bachelor's and one master's theses
  • Member of the committees for bachelor, master, and Ph.D. students at Charles University

Some conference abstracts 

Tomek F, Černý J, Pospíšil L, Vitouš P (2023) Říp Hill, a legendary location where history of the Czech nation started in Middle Ages – a volcanological perspective reconsidered. IUGG Berlin, Germany (Poster)
Tomek F, Krýza O, Trubač J, Burchardt S, Olšanská O, Koyi H (2022) Centrifuge analogue modelling of transcrustal granite diapirs in theMoldanubian unit of the Variscan Bohemian Massif. Geological society of Sweden 150 year anniversary meeting. Uppsala, Sweden (Lecture)
Tomek F, Vitouš P, Černý J, Žák J, Svojtka M, Opluštil S, Rapprich V, Finger F, Olšanská I (2021) Review of the recent geologic investigations of the late-Variscan Altenberg–Teplice Caldera, NW Bohemian Massif. 4th Friends of the Bohemian Massif Conference. Freistadt, Austria (Lecture)
Tomek F, Trubač J, Žák J, Sennewald R, Šešulka V, Krátký O, Štemprok M (2019) Postmagmatic evolution of the Cínovec/Zinnwald granite cupola (Bohemian Massif): is there a genetic relationship of pluton architecture to brittle structures and greisen vein system? CETeG meeting in Brno, Czech Republic. (Poster)
Tomek F, Petronis MS, Gilmer AK, Lipman PW, Foucher MS (2018) Emplacement style of a post-caldera intrusion: insights from structure and magnetic anisotropy of the Alamosa River pluton (Southern Rocky Mountain volcanic field, Colorado). Joint 70th Rocky Mountain Annual Section / 114th Cordilleran Annual Section Meeting, Flagstaff, Arizona. (Lecture)
Tomek F, Svojtka M, Opluštil S, Rapprich V, Míková J, Casas-García R (2018) Age constraints on evolution of the Altenberg-Teplice caldera and distribution of volcanic products in the Permo-Carboniferous basins, Bohemian Massif. 3rd Workshop on Orogenic Processes in the Bohemian Massif, Presseck, Germany. (Lecture)
Tomek F, Petronis MS, Žák J, Vacek F, Verner K (2018) Structure, magnetic anisotropy and paleomagnetism of the Lower Carboniferous Moravosilesian Culm basin of the Bohemian Massif: oroclinal rotation, strike slip translation, or just pure shear shortening? 3rd Workshop on Orogenic Processes in the Bohemian Massif, Presseck, Germany. (Lecture)
Tomek F, Žák J, Svojtka M, Finger F, Waitzinger M, Rapprich V (2017) Emplacement dynamics of syn-collapse ring dikes: an example from the Altenberg-Teplice caldera, Bohemian Massif. IAVCEI Scientific Assembly, Portland, Oregon. (Poster)
Tomek F, Žák J, Svojtka M (2016) Geochronology and magnetic fabrics of the Altenberg-Teplice granite porphyry: implications for emplacement style of a caldera ring dike. Workshop on Late Paleozoic magmatism in the Erzgebirge/Krušné hory: Magma genesis, tectonics, geophysics, and mineral deposits, Freiberg, Germany, November 11–12, 2016, Freiberg Online Geoscience, 46: 39–40, Freiberg. (Lecture)
Tomek F, Žák J, Sláma J, Chadima M (2016) Late Devonian transtension in the center of the Variscan Bohemian Massif: the Staré Sedlo complex. 2nd Workshop on Orogenic Processes in the Bohemian Massif, Anín, Czech Republic. (Lecture)
Tomek F, Trubač J, Žák J, Lexa O, Ulrych J (2016) Do vesicles and magnetic fabrics indicate flow in crystal-rich magmas? An example from subvolcanic trachyandesite dike. CETeG meeting in Predná Hora, Slovakia. (Poster)
Tomek F, Žák J, Verner K, Holub FV, Sláma J, Memeti V, Paterson SR (2015) Simultaneous collapse, resurgence, and deformation of the Minarets caldera with implications for Late Cretaceous strain variations in the Sierra Nevada, California. Goldschmidt 2015. (Poster)
Tomek F, Žák J, Chadima M, Holub FV, Verner K. (2015) Magnetic fabrics as markers of emplacement strain in magma chambers and associated lava domes, Štiavnica volcano-plutonic complex, Western Carpathians. CETeG meeting in Kadaň, Czech Republic. (Poster)
Tomek F, Žák J, Verner K (2014) Magnetic fabric of andesite lava domes extruded along a caldera ring fault, the Štiavnica volcano-plutonic complex, Western Carpathians. GeoFrankfurt, Schriftenreihe der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften 85: 509. (Lecture)
Tomek F, Žák J (2014) On the emplacement of granitic sheets in transtension and scaling of magmatic and tectonic strain rates. Volcanic and Magmatic Studies Group, Edinburgh. (Lecture)
Tomek F, Žák J (2013) Magnetic fabrics in sub-caldera plutons recording magma ascent and fault-caldera interactions, the Štiavnica volcano-plutonic complex, Western Carpathians. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 15, EGU2013 General Assembly. (Lecture)
Tomek F, Žák J (2011) The Late Devonian to early Carboniferous kinematic evolution of the Teplá-Barrandian/Moldanubian boundary. Joint meeting of Czech and Slovak geological Societies, Monínec, Czech Republic. (Poster)
Tomek F, Žák J (2011) The Late Devonian to early Carboniferous kinematic evolution of the Teplá-Barrandian/Moldanubian boundary. Student geological conference, Brno, Czech Republic. (Lecture)

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