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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


Selected publications
  • Gabrovec, M., Bičík, I., Komac, B. 2019: Land registers as a source of studying long-term land-use changes. Acta geographica Slovenica 59-2.
  • Gabrovec, M., Kumer, P. 2019: Land-use changes in Slovenia from the Franciscean Cadaster until today. Acta Geographica Slovenica, 59, 1, pp. 63-81.
  • Gabrovec, M., Razpotnik Visković, N. 2018: Accessibility to public transport as a condition for schoolchildren’s social inclusion. Geografski vestnik 90-2.
  • Gabrovec, M., Komac, B., Kozina, J., Polajnar Horvat, K., Nared, J., Smrekar, A., Topole, M., Urbanc, M. 2017: Triglav National Park, Slovenia, and its contribution to regional development. Eco.mont 9, special issue.
  • Gabrovec, M., Hrvatin, M., Komac, B., Ortar, J., Pavšek, M., Topole, M., Triglav Čekada, M., Zorn, M. 2014: Triglavski ledenik [Triglav Glacier] (Geografija Slovenije 30). Ljubljana: Založba ZRC
  • Gabrovec, M., Ortar, J., Pavšek, M., Zorn, M., Triglav Čekada, M. 2013:. The Triglav glacier between the years 1999 and 2012. Acta geographica Slovenica, 53- 2.
  • Gabrovec, M. 2013: Open borders with uncoordinated public transport : the case of Slovenian-Italian border. European Journal of Geography 4-4.
  • 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). Dolgoročne spremembe okolja 1 (Opera Instituti Archaeologici Sloveniae, 25). Ljubljana.
  • Gabrovec, M. Bole, D. 2009: Dnevna mobilnost v Sloveniji [Daily mobilty in Slovenia]. Georitem 11. Ljubljana.
  • Urbanc, M., Gabrovec M. 2005: Krajevna imena: Poligon za dokazovanje moči in odraz lokalne identitete [Place names: a testing ground for demonstration of power and a reflection of local identity]Geografski vestnik 77-2.
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Selected projects

Geography of Slovenia - national research programme (research programme • 1 January 201531 December 2021)

TRANS BORDERS (INTERREG • 1 June 201731 May 2020)

CARE4CLIMATE (1 January 201931 December 2026)

Recognitions & awards

Bronze Tablet of the Association of the Geographical Societies of Slovenia • Ljubljana Geographical Society Award • Silver Tablet of the Association of Slovenian Geographers • Dr. Jakob Medved Award of the Geography Teachers Society of Slovenia