Dr. Radovan Kyška-Pipík, PhD.

researcher, director of the Geological division

Workplace:Banská Bystrica, Ďumbierska 1
Phone:+421 48 321 3314
Personal webpage:http://www.geol.sav.sk/pipik/

Research interests:
  • ostracods (Ostracoda)
  • evolution and biodiversity of the ostracods in the Upper Tertiary and Quarternary
  • morphometry and systematics
  • evolution of the Panonian basin



Deglaciation and postglacial climatic evolution recorded in the lake deposits of the High Tatra Mountains


Selected publications:

BITUŠÍK, Peter – DOBRÍKOVÁ, D – PIPÍK, Radovan – HAMERLÍK,  Ladislav. Relict chironomid communities surviving in the coldest High Tatra Mountain lakes confirmed by a palaeolimnological survey. In Biologia, 2017, vol. 72, no. 8, p. 965-969.

GLIOZZI, E. – RODRIGUEZ-LAZARO, Julio – PIPÍK, Radovan. The Neogene Mediterranean origin of Cyprideis torosa (Jones, 1850). In Journal of Micropalaeontology, 2017, vol. 36, no. 1, p. 80-93.

STOKLASA, J. – DOBRÍKOVÁ, D – PIPÍK, Radovan – HAMERLÍK, Ladislav. Identifying white spots on the roadmap of Late Pleistocene and Holocene palaeolimnology in Slovakia: Review and future directions. In Biologia, 2017, vol. 72, no. 11, s. 1229-1239

NEUBAUER, Thomas A. – HARZHAUSER, Mathias – PIPÍK, Radovan. Upper Miocene endemic lacustrine gastropod fauna of the Turiec Basin: addressing taxonomic, paleobiogeographic and stratigraphic issues. In Geologica Carpathica, 2015, vol. 66, no. 2, p. 139-156.

SEKO, Michal – PIPÍK, Radovan – COLIN, Jean-Paul – TARIGHATI, Mahboubeh – SÝKOROVÁ, Martina – DANESHIAN, Jahanbakhsh. Paleobiogeography and paleoecology of the ostracod Heliocythere Bonaduce, Ruggieri & Russo, 1988 with re-description of Middle Miocene Heliocythere Moravica (Procházka, 1893) from the Carpathian Foredeep (Czech Republic). In Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia, 2015, vol. 121, no. 1, p. 49-60.

GLIOZZI, E. – PUGLIESE, N. – PIPÍK, Radovan. Advances in ostracodological research – Selected papers from the 17th International Symposium on Ostracoda. In Micropaleontology, 2015, vol. 61, no. 1-2, p. 1-2.

PIPÍK, Radovan – BODERGAT, Anne-Marie – BRIOT, Danielle – KOVÁČ, Michal – KRÁĽ, Ján – ZIELINSKI, Grzegorz. Physical and biological properties of the late Miocene, long-lived Turiec Basin, Western Carpathians (Slovakia) and its paleobiotopes. In Journal of Paleolimnology, 2012, vol. 47, p. 233-249.

SEKO, Michal – PIPÍK, Radovan – DOLÁKOVÁ, Nela. Early Badenian ostracod assemblage of the Zidlochovice stratotype(Carpathian Foredeep, Czech Republic). In Central European Journal of Geosciences, 2012, vol. 4, no. 1, p. 111-125.

PIPÍK, Radovan – KÖTELEŠOVÁ, Sidónia. Geological evolution of Central and South-Eastern Europe in Neogene. In Central European Journal of Geosciences, 2012, vol. 4, no. 1, p. 1-2.

KOVÁČ, Michal – HÓK, Jozef – MINÁR, Jozef – VOJTKO, Rastislav – BIELIK, Miroslav – PIPÍK, Radovan – RAKÚS, Miloš – KRÁĽ, Ján – ŠUJAN, Martin – KRÁLIKOVÁ, Silvia. Neogene and Quaterrnary development of the Turiec Basin and landscape in its catchment: a tentative mass balance model. In Geologica Carpathica, 2011, vol. 62, no. 4, p. 361-379.

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.

PIŠÚT, Peter – BŘÍZOVÁ, Eva – ČEJKA, Tomáš – PIPÍK, Radovan. Paleofloristic and paleofaunistic analysis of Dudváh River oxbow and implication for Late Holocene paleoenvironmental development of the Žitný ostrov Island (SW Slovakia). In Geologica Carpathica, 2010, vol. 61, no. 6, p. 513-533.

PIPÍK, Radovan – SÝKORA, Milan – COLIN, Jean-Paul – HAVRILA, Milan. A new phytal limnic ostracod Rosacythere carpathica sp. nov. from the Upper Cretaceous of the Western Carpathians: implications for evolution of the Timiriaseviinae. In Cretaceous Research, 2009, vol. 30, no. 2, p. 465-476.

CZICZER, István – MAGYAR, Imre – PIPÍK, Radovan – BÖHME, Madelaine – ĆORIĆ, Stjepan – BAKRAČ, Koraljka – SÜTŐ-SZENTAI, Mária – LANTOS, Miklós – BABINSZKI, Edit – MÜLLER, Pál. Life in the sublittoral zone of long-lived Lake Pannon: paleontological analysis of the Upper Miocene Szák Formation, Hungary. In International Journal of Earth Sciences, 2009, vol. 98, no. 7, p. 1741-1766.

MINATI, Klaus – CABRAL, Maria Cristina – PIPÍK, Radovan – DANIELOPOL, Dan L. – LINHART, Johann – NEUBAUER, Walter. Morphological variability among European populations of Vestalenula cylindrica (Straub) (Crustacea, Ostracoda). In Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2008, vol. 264, no. 3-4, p. 296-305.

PIPÍK, Radovan – BODERGAT, Anne-Marie. Nouvelle faune d’ostracodes d’eau douce du Miocene supérieur de la région Carpatho-Pannonien et description d’especes appartenant aux genres Pseudocandona,  Fabaeformiscandona et Candonopsis. In Palaeontographica : Abteilung A – Paläozoologie Stratigraphie, 2008, vol. 286, p. 89-121.

PIPÍK, Radovan. Phylogeny, palaeoecology, and invasion of non-marine waters by the late Miocene hemicytherid ostracod Tyrrhenocythere from Lake Pannon. In Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 2007, vol. 52, no. 2, p. 351-368.

PIPÍK, Radovan – BODERGAT, Anne-Marie. Candoninae trapézoidales (Crustacea, Ostracoda) du Bassin de Turiec (Slovaquie) du Miocene supérieur : systématique, écologie et évolution. In Geobios, 2007, vol. 40, no. 5, p. 645-676.

PIPÍK, Radovan – BODERGAT, Anne-Marie. Groupe de Candona clivosa, nouveau groupe de Candoninae (Crustacea, Ostracoda) et sa diversification dans le Bassin de Turiec (Slovaquie) au Miocène supérieur. In Geobios, 2006, vol. 39, no. 3, p. 394-414.

KOVÁČ, Michal – BARÁTH, Ivan – KOVÁČOVÁ-SLAMKOVÁ, Marianna – PIPÍK, Radovan – HLAVATÝ, Ivan – HUDÁČKOVÁ, Natália. Late Miocene paleoenvironments and sequence stratigraphy: Northern Vienna Basin. In Geologica Carpathica, 1998, vol. 49, no. 6, p. 445-458.