Valenta is a highly skilled exploration geophysicist with more than ten years experience in this field. He works in the Institute of Rock Structure and Mechanics, AoS and at CU. His main IRES mentoring activities include high-resolution seismic and geoelectrical surveys in complex areas (archaeological sites, complex geology, etc.). Moreover, he is also capable of providing guidance on different geodetical tasks and has certain background in several geological disciplines. He speaks English, Russian & Spanish. He cooperates closely with volcanologists and structural geologists. He has a excellent publication record in a diverse range of subjects-exploration geophysics, seismology, volcanology and geophysical methods applied in archaeology. His direct IRES mentoring expertise includes a broad range of geophysics, volcanology and geodesy.