SZAREK-ŁUKASZEWSKA Grażyna

dr hab., professor PAS
ecologist - plant ecology, ecosystem ecology, ecotoxicology

MSc. 1984 Jagiellonian University, Cracow
Ph.D – 1998 IB PAS, Habilitation – 2010 IB PAS.




(updating April 2016)

Employment:
1986Department of Ecology IB PAS.

Field of interest:

  • Biomonitoring of air pollution
  • Elements cycling in forests
  • Effect of heavy metals on plants
  • Ecological restoration of mining areas
Scholarships and trainings:
  • Department of Plant Ecology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden, 1990, 1 month.
  • Department of Chemistry, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway, 1993, 1994, 1 month.
Scientific expeditions and collections:
  • The Polish Antarctic Station, Henryk Arctowski, King George Island, South Shetland Islands, 1987/1988, 3 months.
  • Department of Ecology, Korean Academy of Science, Phyongyang, North Korea, 1989, 6 weeks.

Grants:
  • „Variability of element stoichiometry in moss Pleurozium schreberi in a broad spatial scale (Poland) under different anthropogenic stress conditions”; Ministry of Science and Higher Education (N 304 356 138); 2010-2013; IB PAS; researcher
  • „Vegetation of calamine soils and its importance for biodiversity and landscape conservation in post-mining areas”; grant - FM EEA PL0265; 2008-2001; IB PAS; researcher
  • „Experimental studies on vegetation establishment on bare Zn/Pb mine tailings (flotation slag piles) in southern Poland”; Ministry of Science and Higher Education (N N304 096234); 2008 – 2011; IB PAS; leader
  • „Nutrient economy of pine trees under the stress caused by high concentration of heavy metals in the environment”; Ministry of Science and Higher Education (N304 041 32/1966); 2007-2010; IB PAS; researcher
  • “Mapping of main sources of pollutants and their transport in the Vysegrad space”; International Vysegrad Fund; 2006-2007; Vyzkumny ustav Silva Taroucy pro Krajinu a okrasne zahradnictvi, Pruhonice, Czech Republic; researcher
  • „The strategy of heavy metals uptake by plants on calamine spoils”; State Committee for Scientific Research (3PO4G04322); 2002 – 2005; IB PAS; leader
  • „Atmospheric deposition of heavy metals in protected areas (national parks, nature reserves) in Poland – mosses as indicators of heavy metal pollution”; joint project IB PAS and Institute of Nuclear Research, Duba, (Russia); 2002 – 2003; IB PAS; researcher
  • „Effects of heavy metal deposition in Poland using bryophytes as bioindicators”; International Cooperative Programme UNECE “Effects of air pollution on vegetation – heavy metals in European mosses”; 2000, 2005; IB PAS; researcher
  • „Spatio-temporal variation of elements input to the Niepołomice Forest ecosystems”; State Committee for Scientific Research (6P04FF 023 15/p02); 1998 – 2002; IB PAS; researcher
  • „Acidity and chemical composition of atmospheric precipitation in Kraków voivodeship”; Regional Fund of Environmental Protection and Water Management in Cracow; 1992 – 1999; IB PAS; researcher
  • „Spatio-temporal variation of atmospheric deposition and run-off chemistry and its consquences for forest ecosystem”; State Committee for Scientific Research (P20501205p01); 1993 – 1996; IB PAS; researcher
  • „Input of nutrients and pollutants to the Ratanica Forest ecosystem (Carpathian Foothills, S Poland)”; State Committee for Scientific Research (603219101/P1); 1991 -1993; IB PAS; researcher
  • „Deposition and biogeochemical run-off investigations in Poland”; joint Polish-Swedish project, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry; 1990 – 1994; IB PAS; researcher
  • „Atmospheric heavy metal deposition in Europe”; joint Polish-Swedish project, European Environmental Monitoring Progamme EPA; 1990 – 1991, 1995 – 1996; IB PAS; researcher
  • „Vegetables contamination by heavy metals in allotment gardens in Kraków agllomeration”; Regional Fund of Environmental Protection and Water Management in Cracow; 1982-1990, 1991-1999; IB PAS; researcher
Address:
at work: Department of Ecology, W. Szafer Institute of Botany, Polish Academy of Science,  Lubicz 46, 31-512 Cracow,
Tel./fax: at work: 12 424-17-06, fax: 12 421-97-90,
e-mail: e-mail: g.szarek@botany.pl

  Publications:
(last 10 years)
  • Godzik B., Kapusta P., Szarek-Łukaszewska G. 2015. Roślinność gleb galmanowych i jej znaczenie dla zachowania różnorodności biotycznej i krajobrazowej terenów pogórniczych – studium przypadku. W: Wierzbicka M. (red.). Ekotoksykologia. Rośliny, gleby, metale, s. 451-463. Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego, Warszawa.
  • Holeksa J., Kompała-Bąba A., Woźniak G., Kurek P., Szarek- Łukaszewska G., Grodzińska K., Żywiec M. 2015. The vegetation of the Olkusz Ore-bearing Region. W: Godzik B. (red.). Natural and historical values of the Olkusz Ore-bearing Region, s. 105-145. W. Szafer Institute of Botany, Polish Academy of Sciences, Kraków.
  • Kapusta P., Szarek-Łukaszewska G., Jędrzejczyk-Korycińska M., Zagórna M. 2015. Do heavy-metal grassland species survive under a Scots pine canopy during early stages of secondary succession? Folia Geobotanica 50: 317-329.
  • Kapusta P., Szarek-Łukaszewska G., Vogt R.D. 2015. Physicochemical and biological properties of soils in the prevailing types of plant communities in the Olkusz mining region. W: Godzik B. (red.). Natural and historical values of the Olkusz Ore-bearing Region, s. 269–283. W. Szafer Institute of Botany, Polish Academy of Sciences, Kraków.
  • Nowak T., Jędrzejczyk-Korycińska M., Kapusta P., Szarek- Łukaszewska G. 2015. Characteristics of the vascular plant flora in the Olkusz Ore-bearing Region. W: Godzik B. (red.). Natural and historical values of the Olkusz Ore-bearing Region, s. 147-166. W. Szafer Institute of Botany, Polish Academy of Sciences, Kraków.
  • Szarek-Łukaszewska G. 2015. Rekultywacja czy renaturyzacja? W: Wierzbicka M. (red.). Ekotoksykologia. Rośliny, gleby, metale, s. 463-469. Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego, Warszawa.
  • Szarek-Łukaszewska G., Kapusta P., Grodzińska K. 2015. Roślinność galmanowa. W: Wierzbicka M. (red.). Ekotoksykologia. Rośliny, gleby, metale, s. 323-355. Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego, Warszawa.
  • Szarek-Łukaszewska G., Nowak T., Grodzińska K., Kapusta P., Godzik B. 2015. Przyroda Olkuskiego Okręgu Rudnego. W: Wierzbicka M. (red.). Ekotoksykologia. Rośliny, gleby, metale, s. 163-175. Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego, Warszawa.
  • Kapusta P., Szarek-Łukaszewska G., Godzik B. 2014. Present and past deposition of heavy metals in Poland as determined by moss monitoring. Polish Journal of Environmental Studies 23: 2047–2053.
  • Kapusta P., Szarek-Łukaszewska G., Godzik B., Łopata B. 2014. Recent nitrogen deposition in Poland monitored with the moss Pleurozium schreberi. Polish Botanical Journal 59(1): 131-135.  
  • Szarek-Łukaszewska G. 2014. Rośliny hiperakumulujące metale. Kosmos 63(3): 443–453.
  • Wąsowicz P., Pieluchowska M., Przedpełska-Wąsowicz E.M., Bednarek P., Szarek-Łukaszewska G., Abratowska A., Wierzbicka M. 2014. Physiological and genetic differentiation beteen metallicolous and non-metallicolous diploid populations of alpinie Biscutella laevigata (Brassicacae) in the Tatra Mountains and the northern Carpathian foreland. Annales Botanici Fennici 51(4): 227–239.
  • Stefanowicza A.M., Kapusta P. Szarek-Łukaszewska G., Grodzińska K., Niklińska M., Vogt R.D. 2012. Soil fertility and plant diversity enhance microbial performance in metal-polluted soils. Science of the Total Environment 439: 211-219.
  • Szarek-Łukaszewska G. 2011. Wykorzystanie metod ekologicznych w rekultywacji. W: Malina G. (red.), Rekultywacja i rewitalizacja terenów zdegradowanych. Polskie Zrzeszenie Inżynierów i Techników Sanitarnych Oddział Wielkopolski Poznań, 149−153.
  • Szarek-Łukaszewska G., Grodzińska K. 2011. Grasslands of a Zn-Pb post-mining area (Olkusz Ore-bearning Region, S Poland). Polish Botanical Journal 56: 245−260.
  • Janeczko A., Biesaga- Kościelniak J., Dziurka M., Oklešt’kova J., Kocurek M., Szarek-Łukaszewska G., Janeczko Z. 2011. Response of Polish cultivars of soybean (Gycine max (L.) Merr.) to brassinosteroid application. Acta Scientiarum Polonorum, Agricultura 10(2): 33−50.
  • Słomka A., Kuta E., Szarek-Łukaszewska G., Godzik B., Kapusta P., Tylko G., Bothe H. 2011. Violets of the section Melanium, their colonization by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and their occurrence on heavy metal heaps. Journal of Plant Physiology 168: 1191−1199.
  • Kapusta P., Szarek-Łukaszewska G., Stefanowicz A. M. 2011. Direct and indirect effects of metal contamination on soil biota in a Zn- Pb post-mining and smelting area (S Poland). Environmental Pollution 159: 1516−1522.
  • Nowak T., Kapusta P., Jędrzejczyk-Korycińska M., Szarek-Łukaszewska G., Godzik B. 2011. The vascular plants of the Olkusz Ore-bearing Region. W. Szafer Institute of Botany, Polish Academy of Sciences, Kraków, pp. 227.
  • Stefanowicz A.M., Niklińska M., Kapusta P., Szarek-Łukaszewska G. 2010. Pine forest and grassland differently influence the response of soil microbial communities to metal contamination. Science of the Total Environment 408: 6134-6141.
  • Janeczko A., Biesaga-Kościelniak J., Olest’kova J., Filek M., Dziurka G., Szarek-Łukaszewska G., Kościelniak J. 2010. Role of 24-epibrassinolide in wheat production: physiological effects and uptake. Journal Agronomy and Crop Science 196(4): 311-321.
  • Grodzińska K., Szarek-Łukaszewska G. 2009. Heavy metal vegetation in the Olkusz region (southern Poland) – preliminary studies. Polish Botanical Journal 54(1): 105-112.
  • Grodzińska K., Szarek-Łukaszewska G., Godzik B. 2010. Pine forests of Zn-Pb post-mining areas of southern Poland. Polish Botanical Journal 55(1): 229-237
  • Szarek-Łukaszewska G. 2009. Vegetation of reclaimed and spontaneously vegetated Zn-Pb mine wastes in southern Poland. Polish Journal of Environmental Studies 18(4): 717-733.
  • Szarek-Łukaszewska G., Grodzińska K. 2007. Vegetation of a post-mining open pit (Zn/Pb ores): three year study of colonization. Polish Journal of Ecology 55: 261-282
  • Kapusta P., Szarek-Łukaszewska G., Godzik B. 2006. Spatio-temporal variation of element accumulation by Moehringia trinervia in a polluted forest ecosystem (S Poland). Environmental Pollution 143: 285-293.
  • Steinnes E., Grodzińska K., Szarek-Łukaszewska G., Nygard T. 2005. Concentrations of eight trace metals in natural surface soils: a comparison between Poland and Norway. Chemia i Inżynieria Ekologiczna 12: 603-609.
  • Janeczko A., Kościelniak J., Pilipowicz M., Szarek-Łukaszewska G., Skoczowski A. 2005. Protection of winter rape photosystem II by 24 – epiBrassinolide under cadmium stress. Photosynthetica 43: 293-298.
  • Grodzińska K., Szarek-Łukaszewska G., Frontasyeva M., Pavlov S.S., Gundorina S.F. 2005. Multielement concentration in mosses in the forest influenced by industrial emissions (Niepołomice Forest, S Poland) at the and of 20th century. Polish Journal of Environmental Studies 14: 165-172.
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