Matija Zorn, PhD

Principal Research Associate, Head of the Institute, Associate Professor



+386 1 4706 348

matija.zorn@zrc-sazu.si




Education
Ph.D. in Geography, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, 2007
B.Sc. in Geography and History, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, 2001

Research fields
physical geography, geomorphology, geography of natural disasters, geographic information systems, land degradation, environmental history, historical geography

Other activities
- chief editor for physical geography of the SCIE and SCOPUS cited journal Acta geographica Slovenica/Geografski zbornik (2011–)
- editor-in-chief of the of the SCOPUS cited journal
Geografski vestnik/Geographical Bulletin (2011–)
- member of editorial board of scientific journals:
Hrvatski geografski glasnik/Croatian Geographical Bulletin (2014–), The Environment (2014–), Geografski pregled/Geographical Review (2014–), Acta Geobalcanica (2015–), Problems of Geography (2016–),
Environmental & Socio-economic Studies (2017–)Retrospektive (2018–), Studia Geomorphologica Carpatho-Balcanica (2020–), Ekonomska i ekohistorija/Economic and Ecohistory (2021–) (2021–), Modern Geográfia (2022–)
- co-editor of book series GIS in Slovenia
- co-editor of book series Natural Hazards
- chair of the Commission on Land Degradation and Desertification (COMLAND) of the International Geographical Union (2020–)
- member of the executive committee of the
Association of Slovenian Geographers (2003–2007, 2011–)
- voluntary mountain leader of the
Alpine Association of Slovenia (1996–)
Silver Tablet of the Association of the Geographical Societies of Slovenia, 2022
Bronze Tablet of the Association of the Geographical Societies of Slovenia, 2011
University of Ljubljana Prešeren Award for students, University of Ljubljana, 2001
Silver Decoration of the SRS SASA for the top-level doctorate in humanities, 2009
Acknowledgment from the Youth commission of the Alpine association of Slovenia, 2007
BOOKS
 

SELECTED PAPERS
 
Geography of Slovenia - national research programme (research programme • 01. january 2015 - 31. december 2021)
Natural disasters (bilateralni • 01. january 2010 - 31. december 2012)
OTREMED (aplikativni • 01. september 2010 - 31. august 2013)
CapHaz-Net (okvirni_program • 01. june 2009 - 31. may 2012)
Naravne nesreče brez meja (bilateralni • 01. october 2011 - 30. september 2014)