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Research interests

B. Sc. in Geography and Ethnology, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, 1984
M. Sc. in Geography, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, 1990
Ph. D. in Geography, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, 1995

Research fields
transport geography (public passenger traffic), land use and land cover changes, glaciers, geomorphology and regional geography

Other activities
Member of the editorial boards of the scientific journals Geografski vestnik/Geographical Bulletin and Geografski zbornik/Acta geographica Slovenica,
Member of International Advisory Board of the Internet journal of Historical Geograpy and Evironmantal History Klaudyán,
President of the Science Council of the Scientific Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy od Sciences and Arts (till 2012),
President of the Science Council of the Anton Melik Geographical Institute,
President of Association of the Geographers of Slovenia (till 2011),
Steering Committee member of the of the International Geographical Union Commission on Land use and Land Cover Changes,
Member of the Triglav National Park Professional Board.


Selected publications

Gabrovec, M., Kumer, P., 2019: Land-use changes in Slovenia from the Franciscean Cadaster until today. Acta Geographica Slovenica, 59, 1, pp. 63-81.
Urbanc, M., Gabrovec M. 2005: Krajevna imena: poligon za dokazovanje moči in odraz lokalne identitete. Geografski vestnik 77-2, Ljubljana.
Gabrovec, M., Zakšek, K.  2007: Krčenje Triglavskega ledenika v luči osončenosti. Dela 28, Ljubljana.
Gabrovec, M., Lep, M., Bole, D. 2007: Analysis of commuter responses to extensive changes in the supply of public transport - a case study of Dol pri Ljubljani, Slovenia. Slovak. Journal of civil engineering 15-1, Bratislava.
Gabrovec, M. 2008: Il ghiacciaio del Triglav (Slovenia) = The Triglav glacier. Bonardi, L.  (ur.). Ghiacciai montani e cambiamenti climatici nell' ultimo secolo, (Terra glacialis, Edizione speciale, = Special issue). Milano.
Gabrovec, M. Bole, D. 2009: Dnevna mobilnost v Sloveniji. Georitem 11. Ljubljana.
Gabrovec, M., Komac, B., Zorn, M. 2012: The influence of land-use changes on geomorphic processes during recent centuries on the example of Zgornje Posočje (the Upper Soča Valley). – In: Andrič Maja (ur.): Dolgoročne spremembe okolja 1 (Opera Instituti Archaeologici Sloveniae, 25). Ljubljana.
Bole, D., Gabrovec, M. 2012: Daily commuters in Slovenia. Geografski vestnik, 84-1. Ljubljana.

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Selected projects

Geography of Slovenia - national research programme (research programme • 1 January 201531 December 2020)

CARE4CLIMATE (1 January 201931 December 2026)

TRANS BORDERS (INTERREG • 1 June 201731 May 2020)

Recognitions & awards

Bronze Tablet of the Association of the Geographical Societies of Slovenia • Ljubljana Geographical Society Award