Director
Head of the Department for Regional Geography

Phone:
+386 1 470 63 60
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Description of activity

Research fields
regional geography, geographical typification and regionalization, geographic information systems, digital thematic cartography, geographical names

Other activities
national coordinator for geography of Slovenian Research Agency
member of the Science Council of AMGI SRC SASA
member of  theCommission for the Standardization of Geographical Names of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia
member of the Comission on Geographical Terminology of the Association of the Geographical Societies of Slovenia
editor of the Geografski vestnik/Geographical Bulletin scientific review
coeditor of the Geography of Slovenia book series
coeditor of the Georhythm book series
coeditor of the GIS in Slovenia book series
coeditor of the Regional Development book series
member of the Acta geographica Slovenica scientific review editorial board
member of the Acta Geobalcanica scientific review editorial board
member of the National Geographic Slovenija editorial board
member of the National Geographic Junior review publishing council
member of the SRC SASA Annual Reports editorial board
member of the ZRC Publishing house Council
member of organization committee of the Geographic Information System in Slovenia and the Regional development in Slovenia bienal symposiums

Selected publications

Perko, D. 2001: Concise gazetteer of Slovenia. Ljubljana.
Perko, D. 2002: Določanje vodoravne in navpične razgibanosti površja z digitalnim modelom višin (Determination of horizontal and vertical
surface roughness by digital elevation model). Geografski vestnik 74-2. Ljubljana.
Hrvatin, M., Perko, D. 2003: Surface roughness and land use in Slovenia. Acta geographica Slovenica 43-2. Ljubljana.
Perko, D., Urbanc, M. Landscape research in Slovenia. Belgeo, 2004, 2-3. Leuven.
Hrvatin, M., Komac, B., Perko, D., Zorn, M. 2006: Slovenia. Soil erosion in Europe. Chichester.
Perko, D. 2007: Morfometrija površja Slovenije (Morphometry of Slovenia's surface. Georitem 3. Ljubljana.
Perko, D. 2007: Prebivalstvo in naselja (Population and settlements). Popisni atlas Slovenije 2002. Ljubljana.
Perko, D. 2007: Landscapes. Slovenia in focus. Ljubljana.
Perko, D. 2007: Relief, regionalni razvoj in regionalne razlike v Sloveniji (Relief, regional development and regional
differences in Slovenia). Regionalni razvoj 1. Ljubljana.
Hrvatin, M., Perko, D.: 2008: Morfološka analiza površja z geografskim informacijskim sistemom (Morphological analysis of surface with
geographic information system). GIS v Sloveniji 9. Ljubljana.

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Curriculum Vitae

Education
B. Sc. in Geography and Sociology, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, 1985
M. Sc. in Geography, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, 1989
Ph. D. in Geography, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, 1993

Recognitions & awards

Prešeren Student Award, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, 1986 • Kidrič Award for undergraduate study, University of Ljubljana, 1986 • Vajgl Award for Master's degree thesis, 1989 • Bronze Tablet of the Association of the Geographical Societies of Slovenia, 1997 • ZRC SAZU Gold Award, 1999

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