Head of the Department of Geographic Information System

Research interests

Education
B.Sc. in geography, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2008
Ph.D. in Geography, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2013

Research fields
regional geography, geographic information system, environment protection, typification of Slovenia

Other activities
- managing editor and member of editorial board of scientific review Geographical Bulletin (Geografski vestnik) (2011-)
- chief editor for geographic information systems of scientific review Acta geographica Slovenica (2014-)
- member of editorial board of scientific review Acta Geobalcanica (2015-)
- member of editorial board of book serie Geografija Slovenije (2014-)
- member of editorial board of book serie Georitem (2015-)
- coeditor of the Natural hazards (Naravne nesreče) book serie (2011-)
- member of editorial board of GIS in Slovenia (Geografski informacijski sistemi v Sloveniji) book serie (2010-)
- cartographer of Ljubljana geographical society tourist guides (Vodniki Ljubljanskega geografskega društva) book series (2009-2015)
- referee for publishing for Ljubljana geographical society (2009-2015)
- vice-president of Slovenian Young Geographers Association (Društvo mladih geografov Slovenije) (2004-2006)
- coordinator of SCGIS Scholarship program for Slovenia (2011-)

Selected presentations and lectures
- Determination of natural landscape types at local (municipality) level with machine learning and statistical methods. Predavanje na regionalni letni konferenci Mednarodne geografske zveze, Krakov, Poljska, 22. 8. 2014
- Europe's landscape hotspots. Presentation at conference. EUROGEO Conference. Geography: linking tradition and future, Bruges, Belgium, 10. 5. 2013 (with D. Perko).
- Evaluating Data Layers According to the Scale of Landscape Classification. Presentation at conference. Esri European User Conference, Oslo, Norway, 16. 10. 2012
- Evaluation of digital data for determination of natural landscape types in Slovenia. Presentation at symposium. »Landscapes: perceptions, understanding, awareness and action«, Bukarest, Rašnov, Romania, 9. 4. 2011
- Podpora odločanju z GIS (Decision support with GIS). Lecture at Department of geography, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, 3. 11. 2011
- Uporaba odločitvenih dreves (decision trees) v geografiji (Usage of decision trees in geografija). Lecture at Department of geography, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, 12. 4. 2010
- Spatial Potentials for Development of Settlement System. Presentation at conference.13th Annual Conference of Society for Conservation GIS, Monterey, ZDA, 10. 7. 2010
 

Selected publications

- Ciglič, R., Perko, D. 2017: A method for evaluating raster data layers according to landscape classification scale. Ecological informatics 39.
- Ciglič, R., Perko, D. 2015: Modelling as a Method for Evaluating Natural Landscape Typology: The Case of Slovenia. Landscape Analysis and Planning. Heidelberg.
- Ciglič, R. 2014: Analiza naravnih pokrajinskih tipov Slovenije z GIS-om (Analysis of natural landscape types in Slovenia with GIS). Geografija Slovenije 28. Ljubljana.
- Ciglič, R., Oštir, K. 2014: Application of MODIS products to analyze forest phenophases in relation to elevation and distance from sea. Journal of applied remote sensing 8-1. Bellingham.
- Ciglič, R., Perko, D. 2013: Europe's landscape hotspots. Acta geographica Slovenica/Geografski zbornik 53-1. Ljubljana.

All publications (COBISS) >>
Selected projects

Determination of natural landscape types at local level (1 November 201330 June 2015)

Natural landscape types of Slovenia (applied project • 1 May 201030 April 2013)

Slovenian Exonyms (applied project • 1 February 200831 January 2011)

Other projects >>

Keywords

regional geography • geographic information systems • protection of environment • typification of Slovenia • landscape ecology • quantitative methods • geography 

Recognitions & awards

Melik award for best young scientist (awarded by the Association of Slovenian Geographers, 2015)