Dr. Pavla Štípská

Research interests

  • Linking metamorphism with structural development/metamorphism in context of orogens
  • Metamorphism in the context of orogens Methods for constraining the P-T evolution of metamorphic rocks
  • The interpretation of reaction textures in metamorphic rocks Partial melting of crustal rocks

Dr. Pavla Štípská

Associate Professor
Metamorphic Petrology
+420 257 089 492


Nahodilová, R., Hasalová, P., Štípská, P., Schulmann, K., Závada, P., Míková, J., Kylander-Clark, A. and Maierová, P. 2020. Exhumation of subducted continental crust along the arc region. Gondwana Research. 80, 157 - 187.
Collett, S., Schulmann, K., Štípská, P. and Míková, J. 2020. Chronological and geochemical constraints on the pre-variscan tectonic history of the Erzgebirge, Saxothuringian Zone. Gondwana Research. 79, 27 - 48.
Broussolle, A., Sun, M., Schulmann, K., Guy, A., Aguilar, C., Štípská, P., Jiang, Y., Yu, Y. and Xiao, W. 2019. Are the Chinese Altai “terranes” the result of juxtaposition of different crustal levels during Late Devonian and Permian orogenesis?. Gondwana Research. 66, 183 - 206.
Závada, P., Schulmann, K., Racek, M., Hasalová, P., Jeřábek, P., Weinberg, R.F., Štípská, P. and Roberts, A. 2018. Role of strain localization and melt flow on exhumation of deeply subducted continental crust. Lithosphere. 10, 2, 217-238.
Collett, S., Štípská, P., Schulmann, K., Peřestý, V., Soldner, J., Anczkiewicz, R., Lexa, O. and Kylander-Clark, A. 2018. Combined Lu-Hf and Sm-Nd geochronology of the Mariánské Lázně Complex: New constraints on the timing of eclogite- and granulite-facies metamorphism. Lithos. 304–307, 74 - 94.
Broussolle, A., Aguilar, C., Sun, M., Schulmann, K., Štípská, P., Jiang, Y., Yu, Y., Xiao, W., Wang, S. and Míková, J. 2018. Polycyclic Palaeozoic evolution of accretionary orogenic wedge in the southern Chinese Altai: Evidence from structural relationships and U–Pb geochronology. Lithos. 314-315, 400 - 424.
Peřestý, V., Lexa, O., Holder, R., Jeřábek, P., Racek, M., Štípská, P., Schulmann, K. and Hacker, B. 2017. Metamorphic inheritance of Rheic passive margin evolution and its early-Variscan overprint in the Teplá-Barrandian Unit, Bohemian Massif. Journal of Metamorphic Geology. 35, 3, 327-355.
Lehmann, J., Schulmann, K., Lexa, O., Závada, P., Štípská, P., Hasalová, P., Belyanin, G. and Corsini, M. 2017. Detachment folding of partially molten crust in accretionary orogens: A new magma-enhanced vertical mass and heat transfer mechanism. Lithosphere. 9, 889.
Collett, S., Štípská, P., Kusbach, V., Schulmann, K. and Marciniak, G. 2017. Dynamics of Saxothuringian subduction channel/wedge constrained by phase-equilibria modelling and micro-fabric analysis. Journal of Metamorphic Geology. 35, 3, 253-280.
Závada, P., Calassou, T., Schulmann, K., Hrouda, F., Štípská, P., Hasalová, P., Míková, J., Magna, T. and Mixa, P. 2017. Magnetic fabric transposition in folded granite sills in Variscan orogenic wedge. Journal of Structural Geology. 94, 166–183.
Racek, M., Lexa, O., Schulmann, K., Corsini, M., Štípská, P. and Maierová, P. 2017. Re-evaluation of polyphase kinematic and 40Ar/39Ar cooling history of Moldanubian hot nappe at the eastern margin of the Bohemian Massif. International Journal of Earth Sciences. 106, 2, 397–420.
Štípská, P., Powell, R., Hacker, B., Holder, R. and Kylander-Clark, A. 2016. Uncoupled U/Pb and REE response in zircon during the transformation of eclogite to mafic and intermediate granulite (Blanský les, Bohemian Massif). Journal of Metamorphic Geology. 34, 551–572.
Wernert, P., Schulmann, K., Chopin, F., Štípská, P., Bosch, D. and M Houicha, E. 2016. Tectonometamorphic evolution of an intracontinental orogeny inferred from P–T–t–d paths of the metapelites from the Rehamna massif (Morocco). Journal of Metamorphic Geology. 34, 917–940.
Maierová, P., Schulmann, K., Lexa, O., Guillot, S., Štípská, P., Janoušek, V. and Čadek, O. 2016. European Variscan orogenic evolution as an analogue of Tibetan-Himalayan orogen: Insights from petrology and numerical modeling. Tectonics. 35, 1760–1780.
Petri, B., Mohn, G., Štípská, P., Schulmann, K. and Manatschal, G. 2016. The Sondalo gabbro contact aureole (Campo unit, Eastern Alps): implications for mid-crustal mafic magma emplacement. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology. 171, 52.
Jiang, Y., Schulmann, K., Sun, M., Štípská, P., Guy, A., Janoušek, V., Lexa, O. and Yuan, C. 2016. Anatexis of accretionary wedge, Pacific-type magmatism, and formation of vertically stratified continental crust in the Altai Orogenic Belt. Tectonics. 35, 12, 3095–3118.
Jiang, Y., Štípská, P., Sun, M., Schulmann, K., Zhang, J., Wu, Q., Long, X., Yuan, C., Racek, M., Zhao, G. and Xiao, W. 2015. Juxtaposition of Barrovian and migmatite domains in the Chinese Altai: a result of crustal thickening followed by doming of partially molten lower crust. Journal of Metamorphic Geology . 33, 1, 45-70.
Guy, A., Schulmann, K., Janoušek, V., Štípská, P., Armstrong, R., Belousova, E., Dolgopolova, A., Seltmann, R., Lexa, O., Jiang, Y. and Hanžl, P. 2015. Geophysical and geochemical nature of relaminated arc-derived lower crust underneath oceanic domain in southern Mongolia. Tectonics.
Štípská, P., Hacker, B., Racek, M., Holder, R., Kylander-Clark, A., Schulmann, K. and Hasalová, P. 2015. Monazite Dating of Prograde and Retrograde P−T−d paths in the Barrovian terrane of the Thaya window, Bohemian Massif. Journal of Petrology.
Broussolle, A., Štípská, P., Lehmann, J., Schulmann, K., Hacker, B., Holder, R., Kylander-Clark, A., Hanžl, P., Racek, M., Hasalová, P., Lexa, O., Hrdličková, K. and Burianek, D. 2015. P−T−t−D record of crustal-scale horizontal flow and magma assisted doming in the SW Mongolian Altai. Journal of Metamorphic Geology. 33, 359-383.
Baldwin, J.A., Powell, R., White, R.W. and Štípská, P. 2015. Using calculated chemical potential relationships to account for replacement of kyanite by symplectite in high pressure granulites. Journal of Metamorphic Geology. 33, 311-330.
Aguilar, C., Liesa, M., Štípská, P., Schulmann, K., Munoz, J.A. and Casas, J.M. 2015. P–T–t–d evolution of orogenic middle crust of the Roc de Frausa Massif (Eastern Pyrenees): A result of horizontal crustal flow and Carboniferous doming?. Journal of Metamorphic Geology . 33, 3, 273-294.
Maierová, P., Lexa, O., Schulmann, K. and Štípská, P. 2014. Contrasting tectono-metamorphic evolution of orogenic lower crust in the Bohemian Massif: A numerical model. Gondwana Research. 25, 2, 509-521.
Štípská, P., Powell, R., Racek, M. and Lexa, O. 2014. Intermediate granulite produced by transformation of eclogite at a felsic granulite contact, in Blanský les, Bohemian Massif. Journal of Metamorphic Geology. 32, 4, 347 - 370.
Chopin, F., Schulmann, K., Štípská, P., Martelat, J.-E., Pitra, P., Lexa, O. and Petri, B. 2012. Microstructural and metamorphic evolution of a high-pressure granitic orthogneiss during continental subduction (Orlica-Snieznik dome, Bohemian Massif). Journal of Metamorphic Geology. 30, 4, 347 - 376.
Chopin, F., Schulmann, K., Skrzypek, E., Lehmann, J., Dujardin, J.R., Martelat, J.-E., Lexa, O., Corsini, M., Edel, J.Bernard, Štípská, P. and Pitra, P. 2012. Crustal influx, indentation, ductile thinning and gravity redistribution in a continental wedge: Building a Moldanubian mantled gneiss dome with underthrust Saxothuringian material (European Variscan belt). Tectonics. 31, TC1013.
Štípská, P., Chopin, F., Skrzypek, E., Schulmann, K., Pitra, P., Lexa, O., Martelat, J.-E., Bollinger, C. and Žáčková, E. 2012. The juxtaposition of eclogite and mid-crustal rocks in the Orlica-Snieznik Dome, Bohemian Massif. Journal of Metamorphic Geology. 30, 2, 213 - 234.