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
Orcid: 0000-0002-1602-8142
Researcher ID: C-2678-2017
Scopus Author ID: 55248302800

Teaching

Topics of projects and bachelor theses


Positions

since 2017 Assistant Professor, Department of Geophysics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
2016 - 2017 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: Ondrej Cadek and 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: 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: 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:

2019 - 2021 Co-investigator, GA19-10809S, "Thermomechanical processes in icy moons - insight from numerical modeling", Czech Science Foundation
2018 - 2023 junior team member, UNCE/SCI/023, "University Centre for Mathematical Modelling, Applied Analysis and Computational Mathematics", University Centre of Excellence, Charles University
2018 - 2023 Collaborator, "Habitability of Hydrocarbon Worlds: Titan and Beyond", NASA Astrobiology Institute
2015 - 2017 Co-investigator, GACR 15-14263Y, "Generation of meltwater and transport processes in the ice shell of Europa", Czech Science Foundation
2009 - 2010 Principal investigator, GAUK 60609, "Internal dynamics of Mars: a study based on gravitational and topographic data", Grant agency of Charles University

Master students

  • Dominik Vach: Surface manifestation of melting within the ice shell of Europa (defended September 13, 2019, PDF)

  • Brendan Ninneman: Subsolidus thermal convection as a key to understanding volatile evolution and internal dynamics of large icy bodies

  • Martin Kihoulou: Impact crater relaxation throughout the solar system

Bachelor students

  • Martin Kihoulou: Viscoelastic deformation of ice bodies in the Solar System (defended June 25, 2019, PDF in Czech)

Publications in impacted journals


  1. Kalousova, K., and C. Sotin (2018), Melting in high-pressure ice layers of large ocean worlds - Implications for volatiles transport, Geophys. Res. Lett., 45(16), 8096-8103, http://doi.org/10.1029/2018GL078889.

  2. Kalousova, K., C. Sotin, G. Choblet, G. Tobie, and O. Grasset (2018), Two-phase convection in Ganymede's high-pressure ice layer - Implications for its geological evolution, Icarus, 299, 133-147, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2017.07.018.

  3. 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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016JE005110.

  4. 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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2016.12.002.

  5. 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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016JE005188.

  6. 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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03091929.2014.969251.

  7. 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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2013JE004563.

  8. 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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05539.x.

Other publications:

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

Invited seminars:

  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory - California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, January 22, 2019 (Melting and water transport in the high-pressure ice layers of Ganymede and Titan)
  • Institute for Geophysics, University of Muenster, January 14, 2019 (Melting and water transport in the high-pressure ice layers of Ganymede and Titan)
  • DLR, Berlin, March 13, 2018 (Water generation and transport through the high-pressure ice layers of Ganymede and Titan)
  • Astronomical Institute of Charles University, Prague, March 7, 2018 (Water generation and transport through the high-pressure ice layers of Ganymede and Titan)
  • Institute of Mathematics, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, January 19, 2018 (Water generation and transport through the high-pressure ice layers of Ganymede and Titan)
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory - California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, June 19, 2017 (Generation and Transport of Liquid Water in Ice Layers: Application to Europa and Ganymede)
  • Laboratoire de Planetologie et Geodynamique, Nantes, May 11, 2017 (Transfer of heat and liquids through the high-pressure ice layer of Ganymede)

Conference/workshop resentations:

  • Kalousova, K. and C. Sotin, Titan's climate explains the presence of its deep ocean, Titan after Cassini-Huygens workshop, European Space Agency - ESAC, Madrid, Spain, 23 - 25 September, 2019.

  • Kalousova, K. and C. Sotin, Titan's climate explains the presence of its deep ocean, European Planetary Science Congress 2019, Geneva, Switzerland, 15 - 20 September, 2019.

  • Kalousova, K. and C. Sotin, Generation and Transport of Liquid Water in Ice Layers: Application to Solar System Moons (invited lecture), Ada Lovelace Workshop on Numerical Modelling of Mantle and Lithosphere Dynamics, La Certosa di Pontignano, Siena, Italy, 25 - 30 August, 2019.

  • Kalousova, K. and C. Sotin, Dynamics of HP ice layers (invited lecture), ISSI Workshop on ExoOceans: Space Exploration of the Outer Solar System Icy Moons Oceans, Bern, Switzerland, 18 - 22 June, 2018.

  • Kalousova, K. and C. Sotin, Transfer of heat and water through the high-pressure ice layers of Ganymede and Titan, EGU General Assembly 2018, Vienna, Austria, 8 - 13 April, 2018.

  • Kalousova, K., C. Sotin, G. Choblet, G. Tobie, and O. Grasset, Transfer of heat and liquids through the high-pressure ice layer of Ganymede (keynote talk), 6th Annual Conference of IT4Innovations and 1st Users Conference of IT4Innovations, Ostrava, Czech Republic, 31 October - 1 November, 2017.

  • Kalousova, K., C. Sotin, G. Choblet, G. Tobie, and O. Grasset, Water generation and transport through the high-pressure ice layers of Titan and Ganymede, European Planetary Science Congress 2017, Riga, Latvia, 17 - 22 September, 2017.

  • 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, Vienna, Austria, 23 - 28 April, 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, Vienna, Austria, 17 - 22 April, 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.