Mgr. Dušan Starek, PhD.


scientist, head of Geological division - workplace Bratislava

Workplace:Bratislava, Dúbravská cesta 9
Phone:+421 2 3229 3219
E-mail:ks.ab1566113004vas@r1566113004atslo1566113004eg1566113004
ks.ab1566113004vas@k1566113004erats1566113004.nasu1566113004d1566113004
Personal webpage:

Research interests:

  • sedimentary petrography
  • facial analysis
  • dynamic sedimentology
  • sequential stratigraphy

Scientific research is focused on the sedimentary analysis and evolution of the Tertiary basins in the Western Carpathians

 

Born : 1974

 

Education:

1997 – 2000 : postgraduate study – Geological Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava; admitted title  „PhD.“  (international classification –  ISCED 6),

1992 – 1997 : university studies – Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University, Bratislava – Slovak Republic; admitted title  „Mgr.“ ( international classification – ISCED 5)

1988 – 1992 : secondary school education,  Gymnasium M. Hatallu , Trstená, Slovak Republic

 

Selected results:

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Involvement in the following projects:

Deglaciation and postglacial climatic evolution recorded in the lake deposits of the High Tatra Mountains (2016–2020)

Korelačne eventy globálnej stratigrafie a paleoprostredia v kriedových a paleogénnych súvrstviach Západných Karpát: bioticke, sedimentárne a geochemicke indikátory (2016–2019)

Integrated sedimentological study of the Paleogene formations of the Central Western Carpathians: a reconstruction of the depositional paleoenvironments in relation to tectogenetic processes, subsidence history of the basin and changing climate regimes (2015–2017)

Multiproxy analysis of limnic profundal deposits: cyclicity and variability of the environment in Late Miocene of the Central Paratethys (2015–2017)

Regional stratotypes for genetic, earthtime and paleoenvironmental properties of the Western Carpathian sedimentary basins (2015–2019)

Výskyt plynu v Hornonitrianskej kotline (2012–2013)

Neotectonics of eastern segment of Mur-Orava Basin Fault Zone (2013–2015)

Odraz nestability globálnych systémov Zeme vo vrchnokriedových a paleogénnych súvrstviach Zapadných Karpát: zmeny fyzikálnych a životných podmienok v období biotických kríz, klimatických extrémov, impaktov a syngenetického vulkanizmu (2012–2015)

Miocene to Recent tectonic activity of Orava-Nowy Targ Basin (2010–2012)

Evolution of the non-marine Ostracoda in climatically and geographycally evolving Europe Neogene (2009-2011)

Exhibition: The planet, we live on (2008-2010)

Biochronology of Mesozoic and Kenozoic formation in the Western Carpathians: global events in plankton evolution and stratigraphic calibration (2006–2009)

Integrated stratigraphy and global sedimentary records in Upper Cretaceous and Paleogene formations of the Western Carpathians: regional stratotypes and interregional stratigraphic correlations (2006-2008)

Biodiversity on the territory of the Western Carpathians as a reflection of climatic change in the Late Pleistocene and at beginning of the Holocene (2006-2008)

Geological structure and tectonic evolution of the Pieniny Klippen Belt (2004–2006)

Mezoalpínska kolízia a tektogenéza paniev – procesy sedimentácie, konzumácie substrátov a formovania oroklinálneho oblúka Západných Karpát (2000–2003)

Paleotectonic evolution and internal structure of fold and thrust systems of Križna Unit. (2005-2006)

 

Selected publications:

 

Current Contents:

STAREK, Dušan – FUKSI, Tomáš. Statistical analysis as a tool for identification of depositional palaeoenvironments in deep-sea fans (Palaeogene formations, Central Western Carpathians, north Slovakia). In Acta Geologica Slovaca, 2017, roč. 9, č. 2, s. 149-162. ISSN 1338-0044.

HYŽNÝ, Matúš – ŠIMO, Vladimír – STAREK, Dušan. Ghost shrimps (Decapoda: Axiidea: Callianassidae) as producers of an Upper Miocene trace fossil association from sublittoral deposits of Lake Pannon (Vienna Basin, Slovakia). In Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2015, vol. 425, p. 50-66. (2.339 – IF2014). ISSN 0031-0182. pdf

ŠIMO, Vladimír – STAREK, Dušan. Sand spherules interpreted as crustacean feeding pellets from an Eocene shore environment (Western Carpathians – Slovakia). In Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2015, vol. 438, p. 364-378. (2.339 – IF2014). ISSN 0031-0182. pdf

STAREK, Dušan – SOTÁK, Ján – JABLONSKÝ, Jozef – MARSCHALKO, Róbert. Large-volume gravity flow deposits in the Central Carpathian Paleogene Basin (Orava region, Slovakia): evidence for hyperpycnal river discharge in deep-sea fans. In Geologica Carpathica, 2013, vol. 64, no. 4, p. 305-326. (1.143 – IF2012). ISSN 1335-0552. pdf

TOKARSKI, Antek K. – SWIERCZEWSKA, Anna – ZUCHIEWICZ, W. – STAREK, Dušan – FODOR, László. Quaternary exhumation of the Carpathians: a record from the Orava-Nowy Targ Intramontane Basin, Western Carpathians (Poland and Slovakia). In Geologica Carpathica, 2012, vol. 63, no. 4, p. 257-266. (0.787 – IF2011). ISSN 1335-0552. pdf

STAREK, Dušan – SLIVA, Ľubomír – VOJTKO, Rastislav. Eustatic and tectonic control on late Eocene fan delta development (Orava Basin, Central Western Carpathians). In Geological Quarterly, 2012, vol. 56, no. 1, p. 67-84. (0.844 – IF2011). ISSN 1641-7291. pdf

STAREK, Dušan – PIPÍK, Radovan – HAGAROVÁ, I. Meiofauna, trace metals, TOC, sedimentology, and oxygen availability in the Late Miocene sublittoral deposits of Lake Pannon. In Facies, 2010, vol. 56, no. 3, p. 369-384. (1.457 – IF2009). ISSN 0172-9179. pdf

PEŠKOVÁ, Ivana – VOJTKO, Rastislav – STAREK, Dušan – SLIVA, Ľubomír. Late Eocene to Quaternary deformation and stress field evolution of the Orava region (Western Carpathians). In Acta Geologica Polonica, 2009, vol. 59, no. 1, p. 73-91. (0.581 – IF2008). ISSN 0001-5709. pdf

SOTÁK, Ján – PERESZLÉNYI, Miroslav – MARSCHALKO, Róbert – MILIČKA, Ján – STAREK, Dušan. Sedimentology and hydrocarbon habitat of the submarine-fan deposits of the Central Carpathian Paleogene Basin (NE Slovakia). In Marine and Petroleum Geology, 2001, vol. 18, p. 87-114. (1.109 – IF2000). ISSN 0264-8172. pdf

SOTÁK, Ján – STAREK, Dušan. Depositional stacking of the Central-Carpathian Paleogene basin: sequences and cycles. In Geologica Carpathica, 1999, vol. 50, special issue, p. 69-72. (0.273 – IF1998). ISSN 1335-0552.

Non-Current Contents:

Starek, Dušan – Šimo, Vladimír. Trace fossils from Eocene turbiditic deposits: A case study from the Slovak-Moravian Carpathians. In Acta Geologica Slovaca, 2015, 7, 2, 129–138 ISSN 1338-0044

STAREK, Dušan – ŠIMO, Vladimír. Trace fossils from the Paleogene Formation of the Central Western Carpathian (Orava region). In Zborník Oravského múzea 2014 – XXXI. 1. vyd. – Dolná Kubín : Oravské múzeum P. O. Hviezdoslava, 2014, s. 278-303. ISBN 978-80-89564-09-5

PIPÍK, Radovan – SÝKOROVÁ, Martina – STAREK, Dušan. Ostracods of the travertine springs and lakes. In Limnologický spravodajca, 2012, roč. 6, č. 2, s. 37-42. ISSN 1337-2971

STAREK, Dušan – PIPÍK, Radovan. Soft-sediment deformation structures in the Upper Miocene deltaic sequence of the Lake Pannon (Vienna Basin). In Acta Geologica Slovaca, 2011, roč. 3, č. 1, s. 33-42. ISSN 1338-0044.

STAREK, Dušan – AUBRECHT, Roman – SLIVA, Ľubomír – JÓZSA, Štefan. Sedimentary analysis of the Cretaceous flysch sequences at the Zemianska Dedina locality (Nižná Unit, Pieniny Klippen Belt, northern Slovakia). In Mineralia Slovaca, 2010, vol. 42, no. 2, p. 179-188. (2010 – GeoRef). ISSN 0369-2086

SOTÁK, Ján – GEDL, Przemyslaw – MAJDOVÁ, Martina – STAREK, Dušan. New stratigraphic data from the Paleogene formations of the Central Western Carpathians at the Orava region: Results of integrated micropaleontological study in the Pucov section. In Mineralia Slovaca, 2007, vol. 39, no. 2, p. 89-106. ISSN 0369-2086

STAREK, Dušan – JABLONSKÝ, Jozef – MARSCHALKO, Róbert – SOTÁK, Ján. Sedimentology and transport dynamics of Lower Oligocene thick bedded trends from the Orava region (Central Western Carpathians). In Mineralia Slovaca, 2007, vol. 39, no. 1, p. 51-60. ISSN 0369-2086.

STAREK, Dušan – BROSKA, Igor. Možnosť tvorby biogénneho magnetitu pri sedimentárnych procesoch. In Mineralia Slovaca : Geovestník, 2007, roč. 39, č. 2, s. 1-3. ISSN 0369-2086.

STAREK, Dušan – PIPÍK, Radovan. Oxic and ?anoxic deposits of the Pannonian E (Late Miocene) from the Vienna Basin (sedimentological and micropaleontological description of sediments with Congeria subglobosa horizon). In Scripta Facultatis Scientiarium Naturalium Universitatis Masarykianae Brunensis. Geology. – Brno : Masarykova univerzita, 2007, volume 36, p. 25-30. ISBN 978-80-210-4453-1

MARKO, František – VOJTKO, Rastislav – PLAŠIENKA, Dušan – SLIVA, Ľubomír – JABLONSKÝ, Jozef – REICHWALDER, P. – STAREK, Dušan. A contribution to the tectonics of the Periklippen zone near Zázrivá (Western Carpathians). In Slovak geological magazine. – Bratislava : Štátny geologický ústav Dionýza Štúra, 2005, vol. 11, no. 1, p. 37-43. ISSN 1335-096X

STAREK, Dušan. Sedimentological analysis of the Paleogene units development in the Central Western Carpathians. In Mineralia Slovaca. – Košice : Slovenská geologická spoločnosť, 2005, vol. 37, no. 1, p. 41-46. ISSN 0369-2086.

PIPÍK, Radovan – FORDINÁL, Klement – SLAMKOVÁ, Marianna – STAREK, Dušan – ZAHRADNIKOVÁ, Barbara. Annotated checklist of the Pannonian microflora, evertebrate and vertebrate community from Studienka, Vienna Basin. In Scripta Facultatis Scientiarium Naturalium Universitatis Masarykianae Brunensis. Geology. – Brno : Masarykova univerzita, 2004, 2001-2002, volume 31-32, p. 47-54. ISBN 80-210-3566-8.

STAREK, Dušan – SLIVA, Ľubomír – VOJTKO, Rastislav. The channel-levee sedimentary facies and their synsedimentary deformation: a case study from Huty Fm. of the Podtatranská skupina Group (Western Carpathian). In Slovak geological magazine. – Bratislava : Štátny geologický ústav Dionýza Štúra, 2004, vol. 10, no. 3, p. 177-182. ISSN 1335-096X

STAREK, Dušan. Sedimentológia a paleodynamika paleogénnych formácií Centrálnych Západných Karpát na Orave : dizertačná práca. Bratislava : Geologický ústav SAV, 2002. 152 s.

SOTÁK, Ján – STAREK, Dušan – MAJDOVÁ, Martina – BIROŇ, Adrián – KOTULOVÁ, Júlia. Paleoclimatic implications across the Eocene-Oligocene transition in the Central Carpathian Paleogene Basin: demise of carbonate platform and cool-water influx. In Biuletyn Panstwowego Instytutu Geologicznego, 2001, vol. 396, p. 142-143. ISSN 0208-6603.

STAREK, Dušan – PIVKO, Daniel. Sedimentological sections in the Rača subunit (Flysch belt, western Carpathians, north of bytča town). In Mineralia Slovaca, 2001, vol. 33, no. 2, p. 91-102. ISSN 0369-2086.

STAREK, Dušan – ANDREYEVA-GRIGOROVICH, A.S. – SOTÁK, Ján. Suprafan deposits of the Biely Potok Fm. in the Orava region: sedimentary facies and nannoplankton distribution. In Slovak Geological Magazine, 2000, vol. 6, no. 2-3, p. 188-190. ISSN 1335-096X.

SOTÁK, Ján – STAREK, Dušan. Synorogenic deposition of turbidite fans in the Central-Carpathian Paleogene Basin: evidence for and against sea-level and climatic changes. In Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Geologischen Gesellschaft, 2000, vol. 43, p. 128. ISSN 0251-7493.