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    Vzpomínka k nedožitým 75.narozeninám Prof. RNDr. Bohuslava Růžičky CSc.
Statement of responsibility
    Vladimír Homola, Otakar Kumpera, Zdeněk Vašíček
Other titles
    Reminder of the 75th birthday of deceased Prof. RNDr. Bohuslav Růžička, CSc.
    Homola, Vladimír
    Kumpera, Otakar, 1932-1996
    Vašíček, Zdeněk
Source title - serial
    Sborník vědeckých prací Vysoké školy báňské-Technické univerzity Ostrava. Řada hornicko-geologická
    Č. zvl.č.
    s. 3-6
    1 fot.
    Anglické resumé
    Zkr. název ser.: Sbor. věd. Prací Vys. Šk. báň.-Techn. Univ. Ostrava, Ř. horn.-geol.
Subject group
    historie geologie
Abstract (in english)
   Prof. RNDr. Bohuslav Růžička, Csc. was born at Penčičky in the Přerov district on May 17, 1921. In 1996 he would be 75. His interesting life's career was completed unexpectedly in no man's land, in the borderline between Yugoslavia and Hungary on August 8, 1978. Prof. Růžička was graduated from the Gymnasium (equal to the secondary grammar school) in Frýdek-Místek in 1941. Shortly after that he became, similarly to another young Czechs born in 1921, a displaced person in the Third Reich and France. From France he deserted and joined Garibaldi's partizan army in Italy where he then fought against Nazis. He was demobilized in Terst in 1945. In October 1945 he applied for admission to the Faculty of Science of Charles University in Prague with the aim to study geology. Prof. Dr. Josef Augusta from Charles University and Doc. Dr. Ferdinand Prantl from the National Museum generated his deep interest in paleontology.
   After graduation in 1948 he took a post at the than Geological Institute of Vysoká škola báňská (VŠB) in Ostrava. In 1951 he was appointed as Docent, 1951 was awarded a scientific degree of Csc., in 1959 as Professor in paleontology. In addition to extensively teaching activities, building up the modern collections in paleontology and historical geology, he educated here many successor to his research and pedagogical work. In the broad spectrum of his research activities, paleontology concerning. Paleozoic pelecypods was predominant, at first from the Lower of Paleozoic the Barrandian, and then especially from the Productive Carboniferous of the Upper Silesian Basin. From 1961 in cooperation with the staff of the Department of Mathematics and Descriptive Geometry of VŠB, he developed and used paleobiometric methods in the taxonomy of Paleozoic pelecypods.
   Besides 80 professional works, usually of the monographic character, he wrote both the university textbook of paleontology and historical geology that was issued in three editions and science-popularizing books on fossils that were interesting for the pub
    Česká geologická služba
Contributor code
    ČGS (UNM)
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Entered date
    25. 3. 2008
Import date
    8. 8. 2012