5th WASWAC World Conference

19. – 23. 6. 2023
Palacký University, Olomouc
Czech Republic


Professional all-day excursion 22nd June 2023

As part of the conference, we are planning 4 excursion routes:

  1. South Moravia – focusing on a complex of anti-erosion and water management measures in the agricultural landscape, linked to the system of ecological stability of the area (approx. 250 km in total)
  2. Beskydy – farming in the foothills and mountain region, experimental station of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (CzechGlobe) for the study of climate change and its impact (approx. 250 km in total)
  3. Konická and Bouzovská vrchovina – planning and implementation of measures to protect soil and water in the process of land development, focusing on a complex of protective water management measures and protection of built-up areas (approx. 120 km in total)
  4. The area around Olomouc and Litovel, Litovelské Pomoraví floodplain area – pedological conditions of the area (Chernozem, Luvisol, Fluvisol) and possibilities for planning measures to protect soil and water in agricultural and forestry landscapes (about 80 km in total)

All excursions will include a final meeting with refreshments.


Short excursions

  • Tour of the historical city of Olomouc (June 19th from 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. or June 23rd from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.)


Hercules Fountain - Olomouc Upper Square

Rector's residence

South Moravia


Konice and Bouzov upland area

The area around Litovel


Conference venue

Palacký University Olomouc
Faculty of Science
17. listopadu 1192/12
779 00 Olomouc
Czech Republic