Klara Kalousova



address: Charles University, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Department of Geophysics
V Holesovickach 2, 180 00 Praha 8, Czech Republic
e-mail: kalous_at_karel.troja.mff.cuni.cz
tel.: (+420) 951 552 543



Positions

since 2016 Research Assistant, Department of Geophysics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
2015 - 2016 Caltech Postdoctoral Scholar, Jet Propulsion Laboratory - California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, USA

Education

2010 - 2015 Charles University, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Department of Geophysics, Prague, Czech Republic and Laboratoire de Planetologie et Geodynamique, Universite de Nantes, Nantes, France, Ph.D. degree, thesis: "Dynamics of icy satellites with a liquid phase", supervisors: prof. Ondrej Cadek and dr. Gael Choblet (PDF, summary)
2008 - 2010 Charles University, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Department of Geophysics, Prague, Czech Republic, M.S. degree, thesis: "Internal dynamics of Mars: a study based on gravitational and topographic data", supervisor: prof. Ondrej Cadek
2005 - 2008 Charles University, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Department of Geophysics, Prague, Czech Republic, B.S. degree, thesis: "Solar system bodies: internal structure analysis based on topography and gravity data", supervisor: prof. Ondrej Cadek

Stays abroad

2015 - 2016 Jet Propulsion Laboratory - California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, USA, Caltech Postdoctoral Scholar (15 months)
2012 - 2013 Laboratoire de Planetologie et Geodynamique, Universite de Nantes, Nantes, France, Ph.D. student (18 months)

Participation in projects:

2015 - 2017 Co-investigator, GACR 15-14263Y, "Generation of meltwater and transport processes in the ice shell of Europa", Grant Agency of Czech Republic
2009 - 2010 Principal investigator, GAUK 60609, "Internal dynamics of Mars: a study based on gravitational and topographic data", Grant agency of Charles University

Publications

  • Kalousova, K., D. M. Schroeder, and K. M. Soderlund (2017), Radar attenuation in Europa's ice shell: Obstacles and opportunities for constraining the shell thickness and its thermal structure, J. Geophys. Res. Planets, 122(3), 524--545, doi:10.1002/2016JE005110.

  • Choblet, G., G. Tobie, C. Sotin, K. Kalousova, and O. Grasset (2017), Heat transport in the high-pressure ice mantle of large icy moons, Icarus, 285, 252-262, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2016.12.002.

  • Kalousova, K., O. Soucek, G. Tobie, G. Choblet, and O. Cadek (2016), Water generation and transport below Europa's strike-slip faults, J. Geophys. Res. Planets , 121(12), 2444-2462, doi:10.1002/2016JE005188.

  • Soucek, O., K. Kalousova, and O. Cadek (2014), Water transport in planetary ice shells by two-phase flow - a parametric study, Geophys. Astro. Fluid, 108(6), 639-666, doi:10.1080/03091929.2014.969251.

  • Kalousova, K., O. Soucek, G. Tobie, G. Choblet, and O. Cadek (2014), Ice melting and downward transport of meltwater by two-phase flow in Europa's ice shell, J. Geophys. Res. Planets, 119(3), 532-549, doi:10.1002/2013JE004563.

  • Kalousova, K., O. Soucek, and O. Cadek (2012), Two-phase Convection in Icy Satellites, Acta Universitatis Carolinae, 53(1), 61-71.

  • Kalousova, K., O. Soucek, and O. Cadek (2012), Deformation of an elastic shell with variable thickness: a comparison of different methods, Geophys. J. Int., 190(2), 726-744, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05539.x.

Presentations:

  • Choblet, G., G. Tobie, C. Sotin, K. Kalousova, and O. Grasset, Heat transport in the high-pressure ice mantle of large icy moons, EGU General Assembly 2017, 23 - 28 April, Vienna, Austria, 2017.

  • Sotin, C. and K. Kalousova, Evolution of Titan's High-Pressure Ice layer, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2016, San Francisco, USA, 12 - 16 December, 2016.

  • Kalousova, K., D. M. Schroeder, K. M. Soderlund, and C. Sotin, Radar attenuation in Europa's ice shell: obstacles and opportunities for constraining shell thickness and thermal structure, Division for Planetary Sciences and the European Planetary Science Congress, Pasadena, USA, 16 - 21 October, 2016.

  • Kalousova, K. and C. Sotin, Two-phase convection in Ganymede's high-pressure ice layer - Implications for its geological evolution, Planetary Interiors, L'Aquila, Italy, 12 - 16 September, 2016.

  • Schmeling, H., J. Dannberg, J. Dohmen, K. Kalousova, M. Maurice, L. Noack, A. Plesa, O. Soucek, M. Spiegelman, C. Thieulot, N. Tosi, and H. Wallner, A benchmark initiative on mantle convection with melting and melt segregation, EGU General Assembly 2016, 17 - 22 April, Vienna, Austria, 2016.

  • Kalousova, K., C. Sotin, G. Tobie, G. Choblet, and O. Grasset, Two-phase convection in the high-pressure ice layer of the large icy moons: geodynamical implications, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2015, San Francisco, USA, 14 - 18 December, 2015.

  • Kalousova, K., G. Tobie, O. Soucek, G. Choblet, and O. Cadek, Water accumulation below Europa's strike-slip faults, European Planetary Science Congress 2015, Nantes, France, 27 September - 2 October, 2015.

  • Kalousova, K., O. Soucek, G. Tobie, G. Choblet, O. Cadek, and C. Sotin, Ice melting and meltwater transport in the ice shell of Europa, JPL-UCLA Planetary Science Workshop 2015, UCLA Campus, USA, 27 May, 2015.

  • Kalousova, K., G. Tobie, O. Soucek, G. Choblet, and O. Cadek, Water Production and Transport in the Ice Shell of Europa, Workshop on the Habitability of Icy Worlds, Pasadena, USA, 5 - 7 February, 2014.

  • Soucek, O., K. Kalousova, G. Tobie, G. Choblet, and O. Cadek, Water Transport in Partially-molten Ice - A Multi-phase Theory Approach, 2013 SIAM Conference on Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences, Padova, Italy, 17 - 20 June, 2013.

  • Kalousova, K., O. Soucek, G. Tobie, G. Choblet, and O. Cadek, Melting of ice and liquid water transport in the ice shell of Europa, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2012, San Francisco, USA, 3 - 7 December, 2012.

  • Kalousova, K., O. Soucek, G. Tobie, G. Choblet, and O. Cadek, Water production and transport in the ice shell of Europa, European Planetary Science Congress, Madrid, Spain, 23 - 28 September, 2012.

  • Kalousova, K., O. Soucek, and O. Cadek, Global model of elastic lithosphere thickness on Mars, European Planetary Science Congress, Rome, Italy, 19 - 24 September, 2010.

  • Kalousova, K., O. Soucek, and O. Cadek, Lithosphere thickness on Mars: results from geoid and topography inversion, 11th International Workshop on Modeling of Mantle Convection and Lithospheric Dynamics, Braunwald, Switzerland, 28 June - 3 July, 2009.