Prof. dr habil. Leslaw Teper

Head of Department of Economic Geology

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Chair of Applied Geology, Faculty of Earth Sciences - University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland

ul. Będzińska 60, room 1210,

PL 41-200 Sosnowiec, Poland

tel.: 48-32-3689486,

fax.: 48-32-2915865

e-mail: leslaw.teper@us.edu.pl ,

 

 

Scientific title:

Professor

Scientific degree:

Dr habil. in Earth Sciences

Technical school:    

Geological College, Krakow - 1973

MSc:               

Geology, University of Silesia, Katowice - 1980

DSc:              

Central Institute of Mining, Katowice - 1988

Habilitation:   

Faculty of Earth Sci., Univ. of Silesia, Katowice - 1999

Position:            

Head of Department of Economic Geology - 2000

 

Professor - 2001

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Main fields of scientific interest:

tectonics, tectonophysics, geomechanics & structural geology with special references to:

environmental geology of industrial and postindustrial areas

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Important papers (with links to the abstracts):

Ph.D Thesis:

Teper, L. (1988). Deformation pattern of Uppercarboniferous complex recognized by examining geomechanical rock properties in the NE part of the Upper Silesian Coal Basin, Central Inst. of Mining, Katowice, 175pp. (in Polish, unpublished).

Habilitation Thesis:

Teper, L. (1998). Seismotectonics in the Northern Part of the Upper Silesian Coal Basin: Deep-seated Fractures-Controlled Pattern, Publ. of Siles. Univ., 1715, Katowice, 107pp. (in Polish with English summary).


Other papers:

Zaba, J. & L. Teper (1989). Tectonic transport directions in the Izera Block (West Sudeten), Krystalinikum, 20, 131-150.

Teper, L., A. Idziak, G. Sagan & W. Zuberek (1992). New approach to the studies of the relations between tectonics and mining tremor occurrence on example of the Upper Silesian Coal Basin (Poland), Acta Montana, Ser. A, 2 (88), 161-177.

Teper, L. & G. Sagan, (1995). Geological history and mining seismicity in Upper Silesia (Poland), In: H.P. Rossmanith (ed.) Mechanics of Jointed and Faulted Rock, Balkema, Rotterdam, 939-943.

Teper, L. & A. Idziak (1995). On fractal geometry in fault systems of the Upper Silesian Coal Basin (Poland), In: H.P. Rossmanith (ed.) Mechanics of Jointed and Faulted Rock, Balkema, Rotterdam, 329-333.

Idziak, A. & L. Teper (1996). Fractality of spatial distributions of both faults and seismic events within Bytom syncline, Upper Silesia, Acta Montana, Ser. A, 9 (100), 65-72.

Sagan, G., L. Teper & W. M. Zuberek (1996). Tectonic Analysis of Mine Tremor Mechanisms from the Upper Silesian Coal Basin, Pure and Applied Geophysics, 147 (2), 217-238.

Idziak, A. & L. Teper (1996). Fractal Dimension of Faults Network in the Upper Silesian Coal Basin (Poland): Preliminary Studies, Pure and Applied Geophysics, 147 (2), 239-247.

Teper, L. (1996). Fault Dimensions and Displacements in Mining Area: Northern Part of the Upper Silesian Coal Basin, In: A. Idziak (ed.) Tectonophysics of Mining Areas, Publ. of Siles. Univ., Katowice, 41-56.

Zuberek, W.M., L. Teper, A. Idziak & G. Sagan (1996). Tectonophysical Approach to the Description of Mining Induced Seismicity in the Upper Silesia, In: A. Idziak (ed.) Tectonophysics of Mining Areas, Publ. of Siles. Univ., Katowice, 79-98.

Teper, L. (1996). Displacement - dimension relationships of faults cutting an area of induced seismicity, In: Seismology in Europe. European Seismological Commission, 25th General Assembly, Reykjavik, 187-192.

Idziak, A., L. Teper, W.M. Zuberek, G. Sagan & R. Dubiel (1997). Mine tremor mechanisms used to estimate the stress field near the deep-rooted fault in the Upper Silesian Coal Basin, Poland, In: S.J. Gibowicz and S. Lasocki (eds.) Rockbursts and Seismicity in Mines, Balkema, Rotterdam, 31-37.

Zuberek, W.M., L. Teper, A. Idziak & G. Sagan (1997). Seismicity and tectonics in the Upper Silesian Coal Basin, Poland, Proc. XIII Int. Congress on Carboniferous-Permian, Kraków. Papers Pol. Geol. Inst., 157, 199-207.

Idziak, A., L. Teper & W.M. Zuberek (1999). Seismic activity and tectonics of the Upper Silesian Coal Basin, Publ. of Siles. Univ. 1793, Katowice, 98pp. (in Polish with English summary).

Teper, L. (2000). Geometry of fold arrays in the Silesian-Cracovian Region of southern Poland, In: J.W. Cosgrove and M.S. Ameen (eds.) Forced Folds and Fractures. Geol. Soc. London. Spec. Publs. 169, 167-179.

Badera, J. & L. Teper (2002). Tectonic control of copper-molybdenum porphyry mineralization in the Myszkow deposit (South Poland), In: D. Koželj and R. Jelenković (eds.) Geology and Metallogeny of Copper and Gold Deposits in the Bor Metallogenic Zone, Qwerty, Bor, 115-122.

Malczewski, D., L. Teper, A. Sitarek & J. Dorda (2003). Some remarks on in situ gamma-ray spectroscopy in typical rocks of Karkonosze Izera Block (Sudetes, Poland). In: E.A. Goerlich et al. (eds.) Condensed Matter Studies with Nuclear Methods. Jagellonian University, Krakow, 239-244.

Malczewski, D., L. Teper & J. Dorda (2004). Assessment of natural and anthropogenic radioactivity levels in rocks and soils in the environs of Swieradow Zdroj in Sudetes, Poland, by in situ gamma-ray spectrometry. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 73, 3, 233-245.

Cabala, J., L. Teper & T. Rutkowski (2004). Rock-mass deformation caused by zinc and lead ores mining in the Olkusz region (southern Poland). Acta Geodynamica et Geomaterialia 1, 1 (133), 47-58.

Cabala, J., E. Teper & L. Teper (2004). Mine-waste impact on soils in the Olkusz Zn-Pb ore district (Poland). In: M. Hardygora et al. (eds.) Mine Planning and Equipment Selection, Balkema, Leiden, 755-760.

Cabala, J., E. Teper, L. Teper, E. Malkowski & A. Rostanski (2004). Mineral composition in rhizosphere of plants grown in the vicinity of a Zn-Pb ore flotation tailings pond. Preliminary study. Acta Biologica Cracoviensia Series Botanica 46, 65-73.

Lisek, A. & L. Teper (2004). Fault dimensions in the "Staszic" coalfield (Upper Silesian Coal Basin): a key to recognition of a fault zone growth. Proc. XXVIIth. Symp."Geology of Coal-bearing Strata of Poland", Krakow, 93-98 (in Polish with English summary).

Teper, L. & A. Lisek (2005). Types of displacement distribution on fault surfaces from the central part of the Upper Silesian Coal Basin. Proc. XXVIIIth. Symp."Geology of Coal-bearing Strata of Poland", Krakow, 119-124 (in Polish with English summary).

Malczewski, D., L. Teper, G. Lizurek & J. Dorda (2005). In situ gamma-ray spectroscopy in common rock raw materials mined in Krakow vicinity, Poland. In: Naturally occurring radioactive materials (NORM IV), IAEA-TECDOC-1472. International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, 368-376.

Teper, L. & A. Lisek (2006). Analysis of displacement geometry: A tool for identifying kinematic type of fault. Publs. Inst. Geophys. Pol. Acad. Sc. M-29 (395), 119-130.

Teper, L. (2007). Recent dynamics: An effective tool for probing deep interior of a Carboniferous coal basin. Dicengxue Zazhi (Journal of Stratigraphy) 31, 1, 227.

Cabala, J. & L. Teper (2007). Metalliferous constituents of rhizosphere soils contaminated by Zn-Pb mining in southern Poland. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution 178, 351-362.

Teper, L. (2007). Deep lithospheric structure and the Upper Silesian-Cracovian giant Zn-Pb ore deposits in Poland. Global Tectonics and Metallogeny 9, 59-65.

Teper, L. (2008). On structural features of the Upper Silesian Coal Basin: Scraps of discussion with no end. Prz. Geol. (Geol. Journal) 56, 6, 481-485 (in Polish with English summary).

Teper, L. & A. Lisek (2010). Spatial variability of strain conditions in the Main anticline (USCB) revealed by geometry of faults. In: The origins and characteristics of seismic hazard in USCB. Publ. of Siles. Univ. 2764, Katowice, 14-26 (in Polish with English summary).

Vaněk, A., V. Chrastný, L. Teper, J. Cabala, V. Penížek & M. Komárek (2011). Distribution of thallium and accompanying metals in tree rings of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) from a smelter-affected area. Journal of Geochemical Exploration 108, 1, 73-80.

Chrastný, V., A. Vaněk, L. Teper, J. Cabala, J. Procházka, L. Pechar, P. Drahota, V. Penížek, M. Komárek & M. Novák (2012). Geochemical position of Pb, Zn and Cd in soils near the Olkusz mine/smelter, South Poland: Effects of land use, type of contamination and distance from pollution source. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 184, 4, 2517-2536.

Vaněk, A., V. Chrastný, M. Komárek, V. Penížek, L. Teper, J. Cabala and O. Drábek (2013). Geochemical position of thallium in soils from a smelter-impacted area. Journal of Geochemical Exploration 124, 176-182.

Sutkowska, K., T. Czech, L. Teper and T. Krzykawski (2013). Heavy metals soil contamination induced by historical zinc smelting in Jaworzno. Ecological Chemistry and Engineering A 20, 12, 1441-1450.

Chrastný, V., E. Čadková, A. Vaněk, L. Teper, J. Cabala and M. Komárek (2015). Cadmium isotope fractionation within the soil profile complicates source identification in relation to Pb-Zn mining and smelting processes. Chemical Geology 405, 1-9.

Sutkowska, K. and  L. Teper  (2015). Impact of Solvay waste alkalinity on the leaching of heavy metals in a 100 year-old landfill. World Congress on the New Technologies (NewTech 2015). Barcelona. Paper 169, 169.1-169.4.

Sutkowska, K., L. Teper and M. Stania  (2015). Tracing potential soil contamination in the historical solvay soda-ash plant area, Jaworzno, Southern Poland. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 187, 11: 704, 1-9.

Vaněk, A., Z. Grösslová, M. Mihaljevič, J. Trubač, V. Ettler, L. Teper, J. Cabala, J. Rohovec, T. Zádorová, V. Penížek, L. Pavlů, O. Holubík, K. Němeček, J. Houška, O. Drábek and C. Ash (2016). Isotopic tracing of thallium contamination in soils affected by emissions from coal-fired power plants. Environmental Science & Technology 50, 18, 9864-9871.

Sutkowska, K., L. Teper, A. Vaněk, T. Czech and A Baran (2017). Effect of historical zinc processing on soil: A case study in Southern Poland. NewTech 2017, International Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Ottawa, 110.1-110.4.

Vaněk, A., Z. Grösslová, M. Mihaljevič, V. Ettler, J. Trubač, L. Teper, J. Cabala, J. Rohovec, V. Penížek, T. Zádorová, L. Pavlů, O. Holubík, O. Drábek, K. Němeček, J Houška and C. Ash (2017). Tracing thallium contamination of soils using isotopes. Geophysical Research Abstracts 19, EGU2017-2986-1.

Vaněk, A., Z. Grösslová, M. Mihaljevič, V. Ettler, J. Trubač, V. Chrastný, V. Penížek, L. Teper, J. Cabala, A. Voegelin, T. Zádorová, V. Oborná, O. Drábek, O. Holubík, J. Houška, L. Pavlů and C. Ash (2018). Thallium isotopes in metallurgical wastes/contaminated soils: A novel tool to trace metal source and behavior. Journal of Hazardous Materials 343, 78-85.

Sutkowska, K., L. Teper, A Vaněk and T, Czech (2018). Revealing the distribution and bioavailability of Zn, Pb and Cd in soil at an abandoned Zn processing site: The role of  spectrometry techniques. Acta Physica Polonica A 134, 1, 438-441.

 

See also:

Nizicki, R. & L.Teper (1999). Structural examination of the Klodnica fault system (the Upper Silesian Coal Basin), Proc. XXIInd. Symp."Geology of Coal-bearing Strata of Poland", Krakow, 101-106 (in Polish with English summary).

Nizicki, R. & L. Teper (2002). Structural development of the Kłodnica fault zone in the Halemba coalfield (Upper Silesian Coal Basin), Proc. XXVth. Symp."Geology of Coal-bearing Strata of Poland", Krakow, 115-121 (in Polish with English summary).

Nizicki, R. & L. Teper (2002). Tectonic complexity of the hangingwall and footwall of the Kłodnica fault zone in the Halemba coalfield (Upper Silesian Coal Basin), Proc. XXVth. Symp."Geology of Coal-bearing Strata of Poland", Krakow, 109-114 (in Polish with English summary).

Nizicki, R. & L. Teper (2003). The Klodnica fault - remarks on the main fault course, spatial distribution of secondary faults and age of faulting (Upper Silesian Coal Basin). Proc. XXVIth. Symp."Geology of Coal-bearing Strata of Poland", Krakow, 115-120 (in Polish with English summary).

Badera, J. & L. Teper (2004). Centennial of mining in Serbian copper and gold deposit of Bor. Prz. Geol. (Geol. Journal) 52, 12, 1133-1138 (in Polish).

Sutkowska, K. & L. Teper (2012). Anthropogenic forms of urban post-mining landscape by example of Jaworzno city. Polish Mining Review 68, 2, 70-77.

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Practical applications:

15 geological documentations and expertises concerning coal and raw material deposits, and environmental protection of industrialised areas

Number of unpublished papers and reports made to government and industry order

Teaching:

1. Lectures

2. Practicals

Rock and chemical raw materials

Rock and chemical raw materials

Physical geology

Geology for geophysicists - field course

Geological and mining legislation

Economical geology - field course

Rock and rockmass mechanics

Mining - field course

Mining and drilling

Drilling -field course

Formation of mineral deposits

Practice in applied geology

+ seminars, individual field practicals, consultations - supervisor and reviewer of PhD.& MSc. students

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Functions:

·         Departmental coordinator of SOCRATES-ERASMUS high education programme at the Faculty of Earth Sciences

·         Vice-director of the Interfaculty Study in the field of Mathematics & Natural Sciences at the University of Silesia, Katowice

·         President and Vice-president of the Commission of Geological Sciences at the Polish Academy of Sciences, Katowice branch (1995-2006)

·         Member of the Committee on Management of Mineral Resources of the Polish Academy of Sciences

·         Member of the Commission for Mineral Resources (advisory body of the Ministry of Environment)

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