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Dr. Jakub Szmyd
Department of Geoecology and Climatology
Office 409
Phone +48 226978909
E-mail

Education

The Inter-Faculty Individual Studies in Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Warsaw University:

  • 2003-2006 – Bachelor degree studies, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies (bachelor thesis entitled Impact of meteorological conditions on the functioning of airport in Krosno)
  • 2006-2008 – Master degree studies, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies (master’s thesis entitled Phenomenon of mountain wave in the Polish Carpathians)
  • 2003-2010 – Master degree studies, Faculty of Geology (master’s thesis entitled Geological structure in the region of Lipniczek and Międzygórz – Świętokrzyskie Mts. (Poland))

Academic career and degrees

Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization PAS, since 2007

  • since 2011 - Research Assistant

Research interests

Meteorology and climatology, including in the main:

  • phenomenon of orographic wave
  • aviation meteorology
  • climate of mountains

Awards and distinctions

  • 2005 – Scholarship of the Polish Ministry of Education and Science for outstanding scholastic achievements in the academic year 2005/2006.
  • 2006 – receiving bachelor’ degree diploma magna cum laude (field of geography).
  • 2008 – receiving master’s degree diploma magna cum laude (field of geography).
  • 2008 – Scholarship of the Polish Ministry of Education and Science for outstanding scholastic achievements in the academic year 2008/2009.

Positions held and membership

  • since 2005 – member of the Polish Geographical Society
  • 2005-2007 – co-founder and member of the Young Geographers’ Circle
  • 2008-2010 – member of the Main Committee for Polish Geography and Nautology Olympiad
  • since 2008 – science secretary of the Main Committee for Polish Geography Olympiad
  • since 2010 – science secretary of the Commission for Polish Geography Olympiad’s Tasks
  • 2012-2014 – member of the working group for organization of XI International Geography Olympiad (Cracow, 2014)

Other activities

Polish Geography Olympiad and Polish Nautology Olympiad

  • 2002 – prizewinner of the 28th Geography Olympiad and the 11th Nautology Olympiad finalist
  • 2002 – IV International Geography Olympiad, 2-7 August 2002 , Durban (RSA) – member of team Poland, 2nd place as a team
  • 2003 – finalist of the 29th Geography Olympiad and the 12th Nautology Olympiad prizewinner
  • 2009 – IX National Geographic World Championship, 11-16 July 2009, Mexico City – supervisor of the Polish squad
  • 2009 – IV Central European International Geography Olympiad, 15-21 September 2009, Chorzów, Bielsko-Biała - supervisor of the Polish squad
  • 2011 – X National Geographic World Championship, 23-28 July 2011, San Francisco – supervisor of the Polish squad
  • 2013 - XI National Geographic World Championship, 27 July - 1 August 2013, Saint Petersburg - supervisor of the Polish squad
  • 2014 – XI International Geography Olympiad, 12-18 August 2014, Cracow – supervisor of the Polish squad

Participation in conferences and scientific seminars

  • 2004 – Contemporary geographer and geography, Symposium of Prizewinners and Finalists of Geography and Nautology Olympiads, 17-18.04.2004, Gdańsk-Gdynia (participation).
  • 2005 – International Geography Olympiad, Seminar, the Institute of Physicogeographical Sciences, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies-Warsaw University, 20.04.2005, Warsaw (paper).
  • 2009 – Training School of Universal Thermal Climate Index, 4-7.04.2009, Warsaw (organization).
  • 2009 – Effects of Poznań climatic conference, Committee for Geographical Sciences Polish Academy of Sciences, Committee of Ecology PAS, Committee for Marine Research PAS, National Committee IGBP – Global Change, 27.04.2009, Warsaw (participation).
  • 2009 – 35th anniversary of Geography Olympiad in the Cracow District, Jubilee Session of the Polish Geographical Society, Cracow Branch and Rzeszów Branch of the Polish Geographical Society, 19.09.2009, Cracow (paper).
  • 2010 – The Dynamic Earth. Understand in order to survive, GeoPlanet Centre, Institute of Modern Education, 26.11.2010, Warsaw (participation).
  • 2010 – Studies on climate at different spatial scales, Department of Climatology, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies-Warsaw University, 10-11.12.2010, Warsaw (paper).
  • 2011 – 3rd Wide-Poland Methodological Conference: Issues of measurements and arrangement of meteorological elements, Department of Meteorology and Climatology Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, 26-28.09.2011, Zwierzyniec (poster).
  • 2011 – Current challenges for academic education of geographers vs. school education, Commission for Geographical Education of the Polish Geographical Society, Toruń Branch PGS, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies Nicolaus Copernicus University, 16-17.11.2011, Toruń (paper).
  • 2011 – Human bioclimatology, IGSO PAS, 17-18.11.2011, Warsaw (organizer).
  • 2012 – workshops for geography teachers, 38th Polish Geography Olympiad, 19-22.04.2012, Siedlce (paper).
  • 2012 – meeting session of the Commission for Environment, Climate Change and Energy (ENVE), UE Committee of the Regions, 10-12.06.2012, Uniejów (paper).
  • 2012 - Bioclimate 2012 – bioclimatology of ecosystems, Czech Bioclimatological Society, Czech Hydrometeorological Institute, University Usti nad Labem, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Slovak Biometeorological Society, 29-31.08.2012, Ústí nad Labem (poster).
  • 2012 – Urban Heat Island in Warsaw, IGSO PAS, 3.10.2012, Warsaw (organization).
  • 2013 - Stratus clouds and fog as an important factor in several air accidents, Environmental Seminar of Atmospheric Physics, Faculty of Physics, Warsaw University, 18.01.2013, Warsaw (participation).
  • 2013 - Climate monitoring - methods and development, Polish Climatologists Association, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, Warsaw University, 14.06.2013, Warsaw (participation).
  • 2013 - Urban policy - challenges, experiences, inspirations, National Contact Point for ESPON, Polish Ministry of Regional Development, Centre for European Regional and Local Studies, Warsaw University, 25-26.06.2013, Warsaw (paper).
  • 2013 - XXIV Balneological Congress, Polish Association of Balneology and Physical Medicine, 5-8.09.2013, Świeradów Zdrój (paper).
  • 2013 - Science and climate change - how to talk with the public, Institute for Sustainable Development, Polish Academy of Sciences, Heinrich Böll Foundation, Climate Coalition, 24.10.2013, Warsaw (participation).
  • 2013 - Connect 4 Climate - Be the Movement, Workshop at COP 19, Ministero Dell'ambiente, The World Bank, UNEP, 20.11.2013, Warsaw (participation).
  • 2013 - Seasonal and diurnal variation of Urban Heat Island in Warsaw, Department of Environmental Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology, 11.12.2013, Warsaw (participation).
  • 2014 – Why the city is warmer than outside? – about urban heat island in Warsaw, IGSO PAS, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Łódź, 28 May 2014, Warsaw (organization).
  • 2014 – Development and application of mitigation and adaptation strategies and measures for counteracting the global Urban Heat Island phenomenon, City of Vienna, Municipal Department of Environmental Protection, 12 June 2014, Vienna (participation).
  • 2014 – International Geographical Union Regional Conference – Changes, Challenges, Responsibility, 18-22 August 2014, Cracow (paper).
  • 2014 – Present and future state of climate change in Bulgaria and Poland, National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 3 September 2014, Sofia (participation).
  • 2014 – Ideal city – sustainable city, Center for Environmental Studies and Sustainable Development (Warsaw University), Institute of Spatial Management and Housing, Society of Polish Town Planners, 24 October 2014, Warsaw (participation).

Courses and training programmes

  • 2004-2006 – Pedagogical course, Department of Geographical and Touring Education, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, Warsaw University.
  • 2006 – Basic glider training according to the Glider Training Programme of the Polish Aereo Club, the Sub-Carpathian Aero Club, Aviation School, Krosno.
  • 2010 – 7th edition of the School of Aviation Meteorology: Aviation meteorology and numerical weather forecasting; Institute of Meteorology and Water Management, Mountain Gliding School of the Polish Aero Club “Żar”,  4-9.10.2010,  Międzybrodzie Żywieckie.
  • 2011 – 9th edition of the School of Aviation Meteorology: Wind; Institute of Meteorology and Water Management, Mountain Gliding School of the Polish Aero Club “Żar”,  5-10.12.2011,  Międzybrodzie Żywieckie.
  • 2012 – 11th edition of the School of Aviation Meteorology: Aviation meteorology once again; Institute of Meteorology and Water Management, Mountain Gliding School of the Polish Aero Club “Żar”, 24-28.11.2012, Międzybrodzie Żywieckie.
  • 2014 – ArcGIS I – Introduction to GIS, ESRI Poland, 5-6 May 2014, Warsaw.
  • 2014 – ArcGIS II – Essential workflows, ESRI Poland, 7-9 May 2014, Warsaw.

Selected unpublished works/papers

  • Studies on climate therapeutic properties for health resorts (30 expert evaluations carried out in the years 2007-2014 – Table of Content).
  • Błażejczyk K., Kozłowska A., Adamczyk A.B., Szmyd J., Kunert A., 2010, Natural and geographical conditions of the region of Smolensk Severnyi airport and meteorological phenomena that occurred there on 10th April 2010, 22 pp. (carried out for the Warsaw Military Prosecutor Office).
  • Błażejczyk K., Błażejczyk A., Milewski P., Szmyd J., 2012, Meteorological conditions and the possibility of wave occurance in the southern part of Żywiec Lake, 12 pp.
  • Błażejczyk K., Szmyd J., Kosowski J., 2014, Assessment of possible differences in meteorological parameters to be measured in “Choczewo”, „Lubiatowo” and „Jackowo” locations, 68 pp. (carried out for PGE EJ1).

Other projects

Publications

Books, reports | Articles, chapters, papers and others | Abstracts, reviews, notes | Documentation studies | Maps, atlases | Popular science publications

Books, reports

Articles, chapters, papers and others

Abstracts, reviews, notes

  • Szmyd J., Milewski P., 2017, Kształt stref ochrony uzdrowiskowej a możliwość spełnienia norm klimatycznych w uzdrowisku, Acta Balneologica, 59, 3, s. 225.
  • Szmyd J., 2016, Badania tatrzańskiej fali orograficznej z wykorzystaniem naziemnych pomiarów ciśnienia atmosferycznego, IV Ogólnopolska Konferencja Metodyczna "Problematyka pomiarów i opracowań elementów meteorologicznych". Lublin, 12-14 września 2016. Streszczenia referatów i posterów, Zakład Meteorologii i Klimatologii UMCS w Lublinie, Polskie Towarzystwo Geofizyczne - Oddział Lubelski, Komisja Agrometeorologii i Klimatologii Stosowanej PAN - Oddział w Lublinie, Lublin,, s. 23-24.
  • Szmyd J., 2015, Badania tatrzańskiej fali orograficznej z wykorzystaniem naziemnych pomiarów ciśnienia atmosferycznego oraz możliwość ich zastosowania w lotnictwie sportowym, Współczesne problemy meteorologii i klimatologii stosowanej (środowisko - rozwój - innowacyjność). XXXVII Ogólnopolski Zjazd Agrometeorologów i Klimatologów, Kraków, 14-16 września 2015 r. Streszczenia referatów i posterów, Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Rolniczego w Krakowie, Kraków,, s. 138-139.
  • Szmyd J., 2015, Oddziaływanie fali orograficznej na pole baryczne na północnym przedpolu Tatr, [w:] Red. nauk. Jędrzej Nyćkowiak, Jacek Leśny, Badania i Rozwój Młodych Naukowców w Polsce. Materiały konferencyjne. Część trzecia - Lublin, Młodzi Naukowcy, Poznań-Wrocław-Lublin,, s. 68.
  • Szmyd J., 2015, Kryteria oceny właściwości leczniczych klimatu - stan aktualny i propozycje zmian, Acta Balneologica, 57, 3, s. 208-209.
  • Błażejczyk K., Kuchcik M., Szmyd J., Milewski P., 2014, Dynamic of urban heat island in selected housing estate in Warsaw – possibilities of mitigation and adaptation, IGU 2014 Book of Abstracts, IGU, Cracow,1 s.
  • Szmyd J., 2014, Influence of lee waves on the near-surface atmospheric pressure and local air circulation in foreland of the Polish Tatra Mts, IGU 2014 Book of Abstracts, IGU, Cracow,1 s.
  • Szmyd J., 2013, O potrzebie zmian kryteriów oceny właściwości leczniczych klimatu w uzdrowiskach polskich, Acta Balneologica, 55, 3, s. 232-233.
  • Szmyd J., 2013, O orientacji geograficznej na giełdzie papierów wartościowych, Polski Przegląd Kartograficzny, 45, 2, s. 155-157.
  • Błażejczyk K., Kuchcik M., Baranowski J., Szmyd J., Milewski P., Błażejczyk A., 2012, Bio-thermal conditions of some housing estates in Warsaw, [w:] Eds. V. Kožnarová, S. Sulovská, L. Hájková, Bioclimate 2012, "Bioclimatology of Ecosystems", International Scientific Conference, August 29th-31st 2012, Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic. Conference Proceedings, Ceska bioklimatologicka spolecnost, Usti nad Labem,2 s.
  • Błażejczyk K., Kunert A., Kuchcik M., Baranowski J., Adamczyk A., Szmyd J., Milewski P., 2011, The influence of spatial organization on bio-thermal conditions of urban areas, Urban morphology and the post-carbon city. 18th International Seminar on Urban Form ISUF 2011, Montreal, August 26-29, 2011, Concordia University, Concordia University, Montreal,, s. 129.
  • Szmyd J., 2011, Chmury soczewkowate jako wskaźnik występowania fali orograficznej, Problematyka pomiarów i opracowań elementów meteorologicznych. II Ogólnopolska Konferencja Metodyczna w 60-lecie badań klimatologicznych w UMCS, Zwierzyniec, 26-28 września 2011. Streszczenie referatów i posterów, Zakład Meteorologii i Klimatologii UMCS, Lublin,, s. 57-58.
  • Adamczyk A., Błażejczyk K., Szmyd J., Baranowski J., Kuchcik M., 2007, Warunki termiczne aglomeracji warszawskiej, IV Ogólnopolska Konferencja nt. "Klimat i bioklimat miast", Łódź, 29 listopada - 1 grudnia 2007 r. Streszczenia referatów i posterów, Katedra Metorologii i Klimatologii UŁ, Oddział Łódzki Polskiego Towarzystwa Geofizycznego, Łódź,, s. 17.

Documentation studies

  • Szmyd J., Dorochowicz D., Piasecki K., Uroda J., 2017, Zawody finałowe XLIII Olimpiady Geograficznej, Geografia w Szkole, 4, s. 44-46.
  • Barwiński M., Dorochowicz D., Sawicki T., Szmyd J., Uroda J., 2016, Znamy najlepszych młodych geografów. Ogólnopolski finał XLII Olimpiady Geograficznej, Geografia w Szkole, 3, s. 28-30.
  • Barwiński M., Szmyd J., 2016, XIII Międzynarodowa Olimpiada Geograficzna. Zmagania olimpijskie w Pekinie, Geografia w Szkole, 5, s. 45-46.
  • Gołębiowska I., Szmyd J., Uroda J., 2015, Collector for ArcGIS po raz pierwszy na Olimpiadzie Geograficznej, Arcana GIS, 16, s. 49.
  • Szmyd J., Plit F., 2015, Podsumowanie zawodów finałowych XLI Olimpiady Geograficznej, Geografia w Szkole, 3, s. 34-35.
  • Szmyd J., Malantowicz A., 2013, Olimpiada Geograficzna - zajęcia terenowe w nowej formule, Geografia w Szkole, 1, s. 34-37.
  • Szmyd J., Uroda J., 2010, Zawody finałowe XXXVI Olimpiady Geograficznej, Supraśl 2010, Geogr. w Szk., nr 6, s. 26-40.
  • Szmyd J., 2009, Relacja z udziału reprezentacji Polski w zawodach "National Geographic World Championship", Meksyk 2009 r, Geogr. w Szk., nr 5, s. 28-34.
  • Szmyd J., 2009, Sukces polskich uczniów na zawodach geograficznych w Meksyku [11-16 VII 2009], Geogr. w Szk., nr 4, s. 48.

Maps, atlases

  • Błażejczyk K., Baranowski J., Szmyd J., 2017, Badania leczniczych właściwości klimatu Horyńca, Gazeta Horyniecka, 45, s. 9-10.
  • Błażejczyk K., Kuchcik M., Milewski P., Szmyd J., Dudek W., Błażejczyk A., Kręcisz B., 2014, Miejska wyspa ciepła w Warszawie - informator, IGiPZ PAN, Warszawa,32 s.