Drago Perko, Ph. D.

The department main task has been to conduct basic and applied geographical research on Slovenia and its landscapes, to prepare basic geographical monographs on Slovenia as a country and as a part of the world, and to develop geographical onomastics and geographical terminology.

Current projects

  • Determination of natural landscape types of Slovenia using geographic information system
  • Slovene exonimes: methods, standardisation and GIS
  • Monitoring of the work of the Commission for the standardization of geographical names of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia
  • Standardization of names of world administration units

Past projects

  • Analysis of conflicts and cultural differences in Northern and Subsaharian Africa – geography
  • The Triglav Glacier as an Indicator of Climate Changes
  • Integral burdening in gravel plains in Slovenia – case study of Ljubljansko polje
  • Triglav Glacier and Glacier under mountain Skuta
  • Factors of uniform regional development in future regional organisation of Slovenia
  • Transformation of landscape due to the modernization of agriculture and changing of settlement pattern
  • Regional comparison of settlement land use changing in Slovene statistical regions in the period 1991–2002 according to selected rural areas
  • Isonzo front – geography
  • Dorling Kindersley World Atlas
  • Geography of the Moravče community
  • Census atlas of Slovenia 2002
  • Posavje in Posotelje (encyclopaedic manual for the traveller)
  • Slovenia in focus
  • Great general lexicon
  • Great school atlas
  • Terminological dictionary of space management and its completing