ZIAJA Jadwiga, Krystyna

dr, botanist - paleobotany, palynology

studies: Jagiellonian University, Kraków - biology, MSc. biology – 1985,
W. Szafer Institute of Botany, Polish Academy of Sciences PhD biology – 2002 .



(updated: 03. 2018)

Employment:

W. Szafer Institute of Botany, Polish Academy of Sciences  in Krakow, Department of Palaeobotany since 1985: 1985 trainee, 1986 assistant, 2003 adjunct, 2012 specialist in biology.

Research areas:

botany, palaeobotany, Mesozoic palynology

Research projects:

    • Evolutional and environmental changes of the Jurassic flora of Southern and Central Poland. Grant of State Committe for Scientific Research - KBN – leader  (2004-2007)
    • Biodiversity of flora composition during Triassic and Jurassic in Poland depending on local climatic and environmental conditions. Grant of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Poland – leader (2009-2013)
    • Changes of terrestrial vegetation during Triassic/Jurassic transition in Poland in aspect of global extinction – research contractor (2013-2016)
    • Reconstruction of the Early Jurassic ecosystems of southern Poland – research contractor (2018-2021)
    Membership, functions:
    • Member of Polish Botanical Society (since1985);
    • secretary of Palaeobotanical Section of Polish Botanical Society (since 2007);
    • member of Polish Geological Society (since 1986);
    • member of board of Polish Working Group of the Jurassic System (since 2009);
    • member of International Organization of Palaeobotany (since 2008), member of International Federation of Palynological Societes (since 2010).
    Address:
    At work: Department of Palaeobotany, W. Szafer Institute of Botany, Polish Akademy of Sciences, Lubicz 46, 31-512 Kraków,
    Tel./fax:
    At work: (12) 424-17-19, fax: (12) 421-97-90,
    e-mail:
     j.ziaja@botany.pl
    Publications:

    78 publications mainly from the Jurassic palynology and  palaeobotany


    List of the most relevant publications:

    • Ichas J. 1986. Some spores and pollen grains from the Jurassic of the Kraków region. Acta Palaeobot., 26(1,2): 9-28.
    • Ziaja J. 1989. Dinoflagellate cysts from Grodziszcze beds (Hauterivian-Lower Barremian?) of Lipnik near Bielsko, Western Carpathians. Acta Palaeobot., 29(1): 213-218.
    • Wcisło-Luraniec E., Ichas-Ziaja J. 1990. Seeds of Allicospermum szaferi containing bisaccate pollen grains from the Polish Lias. Acta Palaeobot., 30(1,2): 5-13.
    • Ziaja J. 1992. The Lower Liassic microflora from Odrowąż in Poland. W: Kovar-Eder (red.): Palaeovegetational development in Europe and regions relevant to its palaeofloristic evolution. Proc. Pan - European Palaeobotanical Conference, Vienna: 337-340.
    • Ziaja J., Wcisło-Luraniec E. 1999. Are the Lower Liassic plants of Odrowąż (Poland) burnt? Proceedings of the Fifth European Palaeobotanical and Palynological Conference, Cracow, 26-30. 06. 1998. Acta Palaeobot.Supplementum No. 2: 257-265.
    • Gedl P, Kaim A., Boczarowski A., Kędzierski M., Smoleń J., Szczepanik P., Witkowska M., Ziaja J. 2003. Rekonstrukcja paleośrodowiska sedymentacji środkowojurajskich iłów rudonośnych Gnaszyna (Częstochowa) - wyniki wstępne. Tomy Jurajskie. 1: 19-27
    • Gedl P, Ziaja J. 2004. Wstępne wyniki badań palinologicznych górnojurajskich utworów z florą z Wólki Bałtowskiej (NE obrzeżenie Gór Świętokrzyskich, Polska). Tomy Jurajskie. 2: 49-59. 
    • Gierliński. G.D., Ploch L, Sabath K., Ziaja J. 2006. Zagadkowa roślina z wczesnej jury Gór Świętokrzyskich, (summary: An Early Jurassic problematical plant from the Holy Cross Mountains, central Poland). Przegląd Geologiczny. 54(2): 139-141. 
    • Ziaja J. 2006. Lower Jurassic spores and pollen grains from Odrowąż, Mesozoic margin of the Holy Cross Mountains, Poland. Acta Palaeobotanica, 46(1): 3-83.
    • Barbacka M., Ziaja J., Wcisło-Luraniec E., Reymanówna M. 2007. Hirmeriella muensteri (Schenk) Jung from Odrowąż (Poland), with female and male cones and in situ Classopollis pollen grains. Acta Palaeobotanica, 47(2): 339-357.
    • Barbacka M., Ziaja J., Wcisło-Luraniec E. 2010. Taxonomy and palaeoecology of the Early Jurassic macroflora from Odrowąż, central Poland. Acta Geologica Polonica. 60(3): 373-392.
    • Gedl P., Ziaja J. 2012. Palynofacies and sporomorphs from Bathonian (Middle Jurassic) ore-bearing clays at Gnaszyn, Kraków-Silesia Homocline, Poland. Acta Geologica Polonica. 62(3): 325-349.
    • Gedl P., Kaim A., Leonowicz P., Boczarowski A., Dudek T., Kędzierski M., Rees J., Smoleń J., Szczepanik P., Sztajner P., Witkowska M., Ziaja J. 2012. Palaeoenvironmental reconstruction of Bathonian (Middle Jurassic) ore-bearing clays at Gnaszyn, Kraków-Silesia Homocline, Poland. Acta Geologica Polonica. 62(3): 463-484.
    • Barbacka M., Pacyna G., Feldman Olszewska A., Ziaja J., Bodor E. 2014. Triassic-Jurassic flora of  Poland; floristical support of climatic changes. Acta Geologica Polonica 64 (3): 281–308.
    • Barbacka M., Bodor E., Jarzynka A., Kustatscher E., Pacyna G., Popa M. E., Thévenard F., Ziaja J. 2014. European Jurassic floras: statistics and palaeoenvironmental proxies. Acta Palaeobotanica 54(2): 173–195.
    • Krupnik J., Ziaja J., Barbacka M., Feldman-Olszewska A., Jarzynka A. 2014. A palaeoenvironmental reconstruction based on palynological analyses of Upper Triassic and Lower Jurassic sediments from the Holy Cross Mountains region. Acta Palaeobotanica 54(1): 35–65.
    • Barbacka M., Bodor E., Jarzynka A., Kustatscher E., Pacyna G., Popa M. E., Thévenard F., Ziaja J. 2014. European Jurassic floras: statistics and palaeoenvironmental proxies. Acta Palaeobotanica 54(2): 173–195.
    • Barbacka M., Pacyna G., Feldman Olszewska A., Ziaja J., Bodor E. 2014. Triassic-Jurassic flora of Poland; floristical support of climatic changes. Acta Geologica Polonica 64 (3): 281–308.
    • Barbacka M., Pacyna G., Pieńkowski G., Ziaja J. 2016. New data about Matonia braunii (Göppert) Harris from the Early Jurassic of Poland and its ecology. Geological Quarterly, 2016, 60 (4): 857868.
    • Barbacka M., Pacyna G., Kocsis Á.T., Jarzynka A., Ziaja J., Bodor E. 2017. Changes in terrestrial floras at the Triassic-Jurassic Boundary in Europe. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 480: 80–93.
    • Pacyna G., Barbacka M., Zdebska  D., Ziaja J., Fijałkowska-Mader A., Bóka K., Sulej T.  2017. A new conifer from the Upper Triassic of southern Poland linking the advanced voltzialean type of ovuliferous scale with Brachyphyllum-Pagiophyllum-like leaves. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 245: 28–54.

    Participation in conferences:
    • Colloque L'Evolution des Gymnospermes, Montpellier, France , 22-26. 06 1986, co-author of the oral presentation.
    • XIV International Botanical Congress, Berlin, Germany, 24.07.-1.08.1987,  author of the poster and co-organizer of Excursion No. 24.
    • 3rd International Senckenberg Conference,  Richard Kräusel Memorial, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 26-31.05.1990.
    • Pan - European Palaeobotanical Conference 19-23 September 1991, Naturhistorisches Museum Wien, Austria, author of the oral presentation.
    • The 5th European Palaeobotanical and Palynological Conference, Kraków, Poland, 26-30. 06. 1998, co-author of the poster.
    • 52nd Meeting of the Polish Botanical Society, Poznań, Poland, 23-26.09.2001, author of the oral presentation.
    • Jurassica II, 2nd Meeting of the Polish Working Group of the Jurassic System,  Polish Geological Society, Starachowice, Poland, 27-29.09.2001, author of the oral presentation.
    • Jurassica III, 3rd Meeting of the Polish Working Group of the Jurassic System,  Polish Geological Society, Żarki-Letnisko, Poland, 24-26. 09. 2003, co-author of the oral presentation.
    • Jurassica IV, 4th Meeting of the Polish Working Group of the Jurassic System,  Polish Geological Society, Bałtów, Poland, 27-29. 09. 2004, co-author of the oral presentation.
    • Jurassica V, 5th Meeting of the Polish Working Group of the Jurassic System,  Polish Geological Society, Krościenko, Poland, 26-28. 09. 2005, co-author of the oral presentation.
    • 7th European Palaeobotany-Palynology Conference, Prague,Czech Republic, 06-12.09.2006, co-author of two oral presentations.
    • 7th International Congress on the Jurassic System, Kraków, Poland, 6-18.09.2006, co-author of the oral presentation.
    • 54th Meeting of the Polish Botanical Society 03-08. 09. 2007 Szczecin, Poland, co-author of the oral presentation.
    • Jurassica VI, 6th Meeting of the Polish Working Group of the Jurassic System,  Polish Geological Society, Ojców, Poland, 20-22. 09. 2007, co-author of the oral presentation.
    • 1st Polish Geological Congress, 26-28.06.2008, Kraków, Poland, co-author of the oral presentation.
    • Jurassica VII, 7th Meeting of the Polish Working Group of the Jurassic System,  Polish Geological Society, Żywiec/Štramberk, Poland/Czech Republic, 27-29.09.2008, author of the oral presentation.
    • Jurassica VIII, 8th Meeting of the Polish Working Group of the Jurassic System,  Polish Geological Society, 09-11. 10. 2009, Vršatec, Slovakia, co-author of the oral presentation and the poster.
    • 54th Meeting of the Polish Botanical Society, Planta in vivo, in vitro et in silico, 6-12. 09. 2010 Warsaw, Poland, co-author of the oral presentation and the poster.
    • 8th European Palaeobotany – Palynology Conference 2010, 6-10. 07. 2010 Budapest, Hungary,  co-author of the oral presentation and the poster.
    • Jurassica IX, 9th Meeting of the Polish Working Group of the Jurassic System,  Polish Geological Society, 06-08.09.2011. Małogoszcz, Poland, co-author of the oral presentation.
    • XXII Conference,  Paleo 2013, 27-30. 09. 2013,Tyniec, Poland, co-author of the oral presentation.
    • 9th European Palaeobotany – Palynology Conference, Padova – Italy, 26–31 August 2014] . co-author of two oral presentation and co-author of the poster.
    • Jurassica XI, 11th Meeting of the Polish Working Group of the Jurassic System, Polish Geological Society, 09–11.10.2014, Spała, Poland, co-author of the oral presentation.
    • "The 100th anniversary of the pollen analysis" X Symposium on Environmental Archaeology / Conference of the Polish Botanical Society, Poznań, 13–15 October 2016, author of the oral presentation.
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