Bede-Fazekas, Ákos, PhD

research fellow

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Main profile in keywords:
climate change, potential vegetation, ornamental plant, ecological modeling, R, software development

Research topics

  • climate change and potential natural vegetation
  • methodology of predictive ecological modeling
  • climate analogy and bioclimatic variables
  • geoinformatics in ecology


University studies and qualifications

  • 2009 – landscape management and construction (BSc) – Corvinus University of Budapest
  • 2012 – landscape architect (MSc) – Corvinus University of Budapest
  • 2013 – software information technologist (BSc) – Eötvös Loránd University

Scientific degree

2017 – agricultural engeneering sciences (PhD) – Szent István University
Prediction of the potential planting area for woody ornamental plants based on potential natural vegetation models


  • English – intermediate level
  • French – basic level

Workplaces, positions

2015–2018 assistant research fellow (MTA Centre for Ecological Research, Institute of Ecology and Botany)
from 2018 research fellow (Centre for Ecological Research, Institute of Ecology and Botany)
from 2021 partial-time senior lecturer (ELTE TTK Department of Environmental and Landscape Geography)

Scientific profile

CER Institute of Ecology and Botany
ELTE University
Profile in the Hungarian Doctoral Database (

Publication list

The Hungarian Scientific Bibliography (MTMT)
Google Scholar

Package development

[R] LandComp: Analysing Landscape Composition and Structure at Multiple Scales (maintainer: Krisztina Dóra Konrád)

[R] confcons: Confidence and Consistency of Predictive Distribution Models (maintainer: Ákos Bede-Fazekas)

Selected publications

Bede‐Fazekas, Ákos; Somodi, Imelda. The way bioclimatic variables are calculated has impact on potential distribution models METHODS IN ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION. 11: 1559-1570

Mcdonald Grant C.; Bede‐Fazekas Ákos; Ivanov Anton; Crecco Lorenzo; Székely Tamás; Kosztolányi András. Landscape and climatic predictors of Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus) distributions throughout Kazakhstan Ibis, 23 April 2022, Early View

Bede-Fazekas Ákos; Török Péter; Erdős László. Empirical delineation of the forest-steppe zone is supported by macroclimate SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 13 : 1 Paper: 17379 (2023)