Heděnec P., Jílková V., Lin Q., Cajthaml T., Filipová A., Baldrian P., Větrovský T., Krištůfek V., Chroňáková A., Setälä H., Tsiafouli M.A., Mortimer S.R., Kukla J., Frouz J. 2019. Microbial communities in local and transplanted soils along a latitudinal gradient. CATENA 173: 456–464.

Čížková B., Woś B., Pietrzykowski M., Frouz J. 2018. Development of soil chemical and microbial properties in reclaimed and unreclaimed grasslands in heaps after opencast lignite mining. Ecological Engineering 123: 103–111.

Angst Š., Baldrian P., Harantová L., Cajthaml T., Frouz J. 2018. Different twig litter (Salix caprea) diameter does affect microbial community activity and composition but not decay rate. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 94.

Cejpek J., Kuráž V., Vindušková O., Frouz J. 2018. Water regime of reclaimed and unreclaimed post-mining sites. Ecohydrology 11: e1911.

Moradi J., Potocký P., Kočárek P., Bartuška M., Tajovský K., Tichánek F., Frouz J., Tropek R. 2018. Influence of surface flattening on biodiversity of terrestrial arthropods during early stages of brown coal spoil heap restoration. Journal of Environmental Management 220: 1–7.

Frouz J., Bujalský L. 2018. Flow of CO2 from soil may not correspond with CO2 concentration in soil. Scientific reports 8: 10099.
Janoušková M., Kohout P., Moradi J., Doubková P., Frouz J., Vosolsobě S., Rydlová J. 2018. Microarthropods influence the composition of rhizospheric fungal communities by stimulating specific taxa. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 122: 120–130.

Mudrák O., Frouz J. 2018. Earthworms increase plant biomass more in soil with no earthworm legacy than in earthworm-mediated soil, and favour late successional species in competition. Functional Ecology 32: 626–635.

Bujalský L., Jirka V., Zemek F., Frouz J. 2018. Relationships between the normalised difference vegetation index and temperature fluctuations in post-mining sites. International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment 32: 254–263.

Frouz J., Mudrák O., Reitschmiedová E., Walmsley A., Vachová P., Šimáčková H., Albrechtová J., Moradi J., Kučera J. 2018. Rough wave-like heaped overburden promotes establishment of woody vegetation while leveling promotes grasses during unassisted post mining site development. Journal of Environmental Management 205: 50–58.

Moradi J., Vicentini F., Šimáčková H., Pižl V., Tajovský K., Stary J., Frouz J. 2018. An investigation into the long-term effect of soil transplant in bare spoil heaps on survival and migration of soil meso and macrofauna. Ecological Engineering 110: 158–164.

Moradi J., Mudrák O., Kukla J., Vicentini F., Šimáčková H., Frouz J. 2017. Variations in soil chemical properties, microbial biomass, and faunal populations as related to plant functional traits, patch types, and successional stages at Sokolov post-mining site - A case study. European Journal of Soil Biology 83: 58–64.

Harantová L., Mudrák O., Kohout P., Elhottová D., Frouz J., Baldrian P. 2017. Development of microbial community during primary succession in areas degraded by mining activities. Land Degradation & Development 28: 2574–2584.

Knoblochová T., Kohout P., Püschel D., Doubková P., Frouz J., Cajthaml T., Kukla J., Vosátka M., Rydlová J. 2017. Asymmetric response of root-associated fungal communities of an arbuscular mycorrhizal grass and an ectomycorrhizal tree to their coexistence in primary succession. Mycorrhiza 27: 775–789.

Angst Š., Cajthaml T., Angst G., Šimáčková H., Brus J., Frouz J. 2017. Retention of dead standing plant biomass (marcescence) increases subsequent litter decomposition in the soil organic layer. Plant and Soil 418: 571–579.

Krüger C., Kohout P., Janoušková M., Püschel D., Frouz J., Rydlová J. 2017. Plant Communities Rather than Soil Properties Structure Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungal Communities along Primary Succession on a Mine Spoil. Frontiers in Microbiology 8: 719.

Frouz J., Toyota A., Mudrák O., Jílková V., Filipová A., Cajthaml T. 2016. Effects of soil substrate quality, microbial diversity and community composition on the plant community during primary succession. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 99: 75-84.

Mudrák O., Hermová M., Tesnerová C., Rydlová J., Frouz J. 2016. Above-ground and below-ground competition between the willow Salix caprea and its understorey. Journal of Vegetation Science 27: 156–164.

Vindušková O., Sebag D., Cailleau G., Brus J., Frouz J. 2015. Methodological comparison for quantitative analysis of fossil and recently derived carbon in mine soils with high content of aliphatic kerogen. Organic Geochemistry 89–90: 14–22.

Frouz J., Dvorščík P., Vávrová A., Doušová O., Kadochová Š., Matějíček L. 2015. Development of canopy cover and woody vegetation biomass on reclaimed and unreclaimed post-mining sites. Ecological Engineering 84: 233–239.

Macdonal S.E., Landhausser S.M., Skousen J., Franklin J., Frouz J., Hall S., Jacobs D.F., Quideau S. 2015. Forest restoration following surface mining disturbance: challenges and solutions. New Forests 46: 703–732.

Bartuška M., Pawlett M., Frouz J. 2015. Particulate organic carbon at reclaimed and unreclaimed post-mining soils and its microbial community composition. Catena 131: 92–98.:75–84.

Frouz J., Vobořilová V., Janoušová I., Kadochová Š., Matějíček L. 2015. Spontaneous establishment of late successional tree species English oak (Quercus robur) and European beech (Fagus sylvatica) at reclaimed alder plantation and unreclaimed post mining sites. Ecological Engineering 77: 1–8.

Bartuška M., Frouz J. 2015. Carbon accumulation and changes in soil chemistry in reclaimed open-cast coal mining heaps near Sokolov using repeated measurement of chronosequence sites. European Journal of Soil Science 66: 104–111.

Bujalský L., Kaneda S., Dvorščík P., Frouz J. 2014. In situ soil respiration at reclaimed and unreclaimed post-mining sites: Responses to temperature and reclamation treatment. Ecological Engineering 68: 53–59.

Vindušková O., Dvořáček V., Prohasková A., Frouz J. 2014. Distinguishing recent and fossil organic matter – A critical step in evaluation of post-mining soil development – using near infrared spectroscopy. Ecological Engineering 73: 643–648.

Roubíčková A., Frouz J. 2014. Performance of the earthworm Aporrectodea caliginosa on unreclaimed spoil heaps at different successional stages. European Journal of Soil Biology 65: 57–61.

Urbanová M., Šnajdr J., Brabcová V., Merhautová V., Dobiášová P., Cajthaml T., Vaněk D., Frouz J., Šantrůčková H., Baldrian P. 2014. Litter decomposition along a primary post-mining chronosequence. Biology and Fertility of Soils 50: 827–837.

Frouz J. (ed) 2014. Soil Biota and Ecosystem Development in Post Mining Sites. CRC Press, Boca Raton.

Kaneda S., Frouz J., Baldrian P., Cajthaml T., Krištůfek V. 2013. Does the addition of leaf litter affect soil respiration in the same way as addition of macrofauna excrements (of Bibio marci Diptera larvae) produced from the same litter? Applied Soil Ecology 72: 7–13.

Frouz J., Thébault E., Pižl V., Adl S., Cajthaml T., Baldrian P., Háněl L., Starý J., Tajovský K., Materna J., Nováková A., de Ruiter P.C. 2013. Soil food web changes during spontaneous succession at post mining sites: A possible ecosystem engineering effect on food web organization? PLoS ONE 8: e79694.

Frouz J., Livečková M., Albrechtová J., Chroňáková A., Cajthaml T., Pižl V., Háněl L., Starý J., Baldrian P., Lhotáková Z., Šimáčková H., Cepáková Š. 2013. Is the effect of trees on soil properties mediated by soil fauna? A case study from post-mining sites. Forest Ecology and Management 309: 87–95.

Cejpek J., Kuráž V., Frouz J. 2013. Hydrological Properties of Soils in Reclaimed and Unreclaimed Sites after Brown-Coal Mining. Polish Journal of Environmental Studies 22: 645–652.

Vindušková O., Frouz J. 2013. Soil carbon accumulation after open-cast coal and oil shale mining in Northern Hemisphere: a quantitative review. Environmental Earth Sciences 5: 1685–1698.

Abakumov E.V., Cajthaml T., Brus J., Frouz J. 2013. Humus accumulation, humification, and humic acid composition in soils of two post-mining chronosequences after coal mining. Journal of Soils and Sediments 13: 491–500.

Šnajdr J., Dobiášová P., Urbanová M., Petránková M., Cajthaml T., Frouz J., Baldrian P. 2013. Dominant trees affect microbial community composition and activity in post-mining afforested soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 56: 105–115.

Roubíčková A., Mudrák O., Frouz J. 2012. The effect of belowground herbivory by wireworms (Coleoptera: Elateridae) on performance of Calamagrostis epigejos (L) Roth in post-mining sites. European Journal of Soil Biology 50: 51–55.

Mudrák O., Frouz J. 2012. Allelopathic effect of Salix caprea litter on late successional plants at different substrates of post-mining sites: pot experiment studies. Botany 90: 311–318.

Mudrák O., Uteseny K., Frouz J. 2012. Earthworms drive succession of both plant and Collembola communities in post-mining sites. Applied Soil Ecology 62: 170–177.

Kuráž V., Frouz J., Kuráž M., Mako A., Schustr V., Cejpek J., Romanov O.V., Abakumov E.V. 2012. Changes in some physical properties of soils in the chronosequence of self-overgrown dumps of the Sokolov quarry-dump complex, Czechia. Eurasian Soil Science 45: 266–272.

Frouz J., Krištůfek V., Livečková M., van Loo D., Jacobs P., Van Hoorebeke L. 2011. Microbial properties of soil aggregates created by earthworms and other factors: spherical and prismatic soil aggregates from unreclaimed post-mining sites. Folia Microbiologica 56: 36–43.

Frouz J., Cajthaml T., Kříbek B., Schaeffer P., Bartuška M., Galertová R., Rojík P., Krištůfek V. 2011. Deep, subsurface microflora after excavation respiration and biomass and its potential role in degradation of fossil organic matter. Folia Microbiologica 56: 389–396.

Frouz J., Cajthaml T., Mudrák O. 2011. The effect of lignin photodegradation on decomposability of Calamagrostis epigeios grass litter. Biodegradation 22: 1247–1254.

Frouz J., Hrčková K., Lana J., Krištůfek V., Mudrák O., Lukešová A., Mihaljevič M. 2011. Can laboratory toxicity tests explain the pattern of field communities of algae, plants, and invertebrates along a toxicity gradient of post-mining sites? Applied Soil Ecology 51: 114–121.

Frouz J., Kalčík J., Velichová V. 2010. Factors causing spatial heterogeneity in soil properties, plant cover, and soil fauna in a non-reclaimed post-mining site. Ecological Engineering 37: 1910–1913.

Helingerová M., Frouz J., Šantrůčková H. 2010. Microbial activity in reclaimed and unreclaimed post-mining sites near Sokolov (Czech Republic). Ecological Engineering 36: 768–776.

Mudrák O., Frouz J., Velichová V. 2010. Understory vegetation in reclaimed and unreclaimed post-mining forest stands. Ecological Engineering 36: 783–790.

Roubíčková A., Mudrák O., Frouz J. 2009. Effect of earthworm on growth of late succession plant species in postmining sites under laboratory and field conditions. Biology and Fertility of Soils 45: 769–774.

Abakumov E.V., Frouz J. 2009. Evolution of the soil humus status on the calcareous Neogene clay dumps of the Sokolov quarry complex in the Czech Republic. Eurasian Soil Science 42: 718–724.

Frouz J., Pižl V., Cienciala E., Kalčík J. 2009. Carbon storage in post-mining forest soil, the role of tree biomass and soil bioturbation. Biogeochemistry 94: 111–121.

Elhottová D., Krištůfek V., Malý S., Frouz J. 2009. Rhizosphere Effect of Colonizer Plant Species on the Development of Soil Microbial Community during Primary Succession on Postmining Sites. Conference Information: 10th International Symposium on Soil and Plant Analysis, JUN 11-15, 2007 Budapest, Hungary. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 40: 758–770.

Frouz J., Šimek M. 2009. Short term and long term effects of bibionid (Diptera: Bibionidae) larvae feeding on microbial respiration and alder litter decomposition. European Journal of Soil Biology 45: 192–197.

Baldrian P., Trogl J., Frouz J., Šnajdr J., Valášková V., Merhautová V., Cajthaml T., Herinková J. 2008. Enzyme activities and microbial biomass in topsoil layer during spontaneous succession in spoil heaps after brown coal mining. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 40: 2107–2115.

Frouz J. 2008. The effect of litter type and macrofauna community on litter decomposition and organic matter accumulation in post-mining sites. Biologia 63: 249–253.

Frouz J., Prach K., Pižl V., Háněl L., Starý J., Tajovský K., Materna J., Balík V., Kalčík J., Řehounková K. 2008. Interactions between soil development, vegetation and soil fauna during spontaneous succession in post mining sites. European Journal of Soil Biology 44: 109–121.

Frouz J., Pižl V., Tajovský K. 2007. The effect of earthworms and other saprophagous macrofauna on soil microstructure in reclaimed and un-reclaimed post-mining sites in Central Europe. Conference Information: 8th International Symposium on Earthworm Ecology (ISEE8), SEP 04-09, 2006 Cracow, Poland. European Journal of Soil Biology 43: S184–S189.

Frouz J., Elhottová D., Pižl V., Tajovský K., Šourková M., Picek T., Malý S. 2007. The effect of litter quality and soil faunal composition on organic matter dynamics in post-mining soil: A laboratory study. Applied Soil Ecology 37: 72–80.

Holec M., Frouz J., Pokorný R. 2006. The influence of different vegetation patches on the spatial distribution of nests and the epigeic activity of ants (Lasius niger) on a spoil dump after brown coal mining (Czech Republic). European Journal of Soil Biology 42: 158–165.

Frouz J., Elhottová D., Kuráž V., Šourková M. 2006. Effects of soil macrofauna on other soil biota and soil formation in reclaimed and unreclaimed post mining sites: Results of a field microcosm experiment. Applied Soil Ecology 33: 308–320.

Elhottová D., Krištůfek V., Frouz J., Nováková A., Chroňáková A. 2006. Screening for microbial markers in Miocene sediment exposed during open-cast brown coal mining. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, International Journal of General and Molecular Microbiology 89: 459–463.

Frouz J., Kalčík J. 2006. Accumulation of soil organic carbon in relation to other soil characteristic during spontaneous succession in non reclaimed colliery spoil heaps after brown coal mining near Sokolov (the Czech Republic). Ekologia 25: 388–397.

Šourková M., Frouz J., Šantrůčková H. 2005. Accumulation of carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus during soil formation on alder spoil heaps after brown-coal mining, near Sokolov (Czech Republic). Geoderma 124: 203–214.

Frouz J., Krištůfek V., Bastl J., Kalčík J., Vaňková H. 2005. Determination of toxicity of spoil substrates after brown coal mining using a laboratory reproduction test with Enchytraeus crypticus (Oligochaeta). Water, Air and Soil Pollution 162: 37–47.

Holec M., Frouz J. 2005. Ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) communities in reclaimed and unreclaimed brown coal mining spoil dumps in the Czech Republic. Pedobiologia 49: 345–357.

Šourková M., Frouz J., Fettweis U., Bens O., Hüttl R.F., Šantrůčková H. 2005. Soil development and properties of microbial biomass succession in reclaimed post mining sites near Sokolov (Czech Republic) and near Cottbus (Germany). Geoderma 129: 73–80.

Frouz J., Nováková A. 2005. Development of soil microbial properties in topsoil layer during spontaneous succession in heaps after brown coal mining in relation to humus microstructure development. Geoderma 129: 54–64.

Frouz J., Holásek M., Šourková M. 2003. Comparison of various methods of cellulose decomposition measurement applied in post-mining soils chronosequence. Ekologia 22: 348–357.

Frouz J. 2002. The effects of soil macrofauna on litter decomposition and organic matter accumulation during soil formation in spoil heaps after brown coal mining: a preiliminary result. Ekologia 21: 363–369.

Frouz J., Keplin B., Pižl V., Tajovský K., Starý J., Lukešová A., Nováková A., Balík V., Háněl L., Materna J., Düker C., Chalupský J., Rusek J., Heinkele T. 2001. Soil biota and upper soil layers development in two contrasting post-mining chronosequences. Ecological Engineering 17: 275–284.