Špela Čonč

 



+386 1 470 65 61

spela.conc@zrc-sazu.si




Education:

  • B.Sc. in Geography, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2015.
  • Master studies of Geography, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2018.
  • Ph.D. student of Biosciences (Protection of the Natural Heritage) at the Biotechnical faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.

 

Research fields:

Environment protection, geodiversity, biodiversity, physical geography, geographic information system

Other activities:

  • Member of organisation board of Geographic Information Systems in Slovenia Symposium (2021 - )
  • Member of organisation board of ZRC SAZU Early Career Researchers Symposium (2021 - )
  • Member of Geomorphological society of Slovenia (2021 - )
  • Member of society Dinaricum Executive Committee Dinaricum (2020 - )
  • Member of Ljubljana Geographical Society's Executive Committee and Short Excursion's commissioner (2020 - )
  • Member of Interpret Europe – European Association for Heritage Interpretation (2021 -)
  • Member of society of young geographers of Slovenia (2011 – 2018)
Award for the best ESRI final work for the academic year 2018/2019 (GDi)

Lectures and presentations:

  • The importance of protection of geodiversity hotspots for the conservation of biodiversity in the Natura 2000 area in the Dragonja river valley. Invited lecture at Geomorphological society of Slovenia, Ljubljana, 7. 4. 2021.
  • Eurasian Lynx (Lynx lynx) in Slovenia and its movement based on relief features. Invited lecture at Geographical research camp (Society of young geographers of Slovenia), Kočevje, 15. 7. 2021.
  • Impact of geomorphological features on movement and space use by Eurasian Lynx (Lynx lynx). Presentation at 9th ZRC SAZU Early Career Researchers Symposium, Ljubljana, 11. in 12. 11. 2021.