Oddelek Za Geografijo Filozofske

Ljubljana, Slovenia

Oddelek Za Geografijo Filozofske

Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Natek K.,Oddelek Za Geografijo Filozofske
Geografski Obzornik | Year: 2015

Floods are causing more and more damage and casualties in cities, too, despite of enormous resources invested in flood protection. The causes of flooding and floods forms are very different (heavy rainfall, inflow of water from the slopes and surrounding areas, flooding of major rivers or the sea, etc.), as are their consequences. Demanding and costly technical solutions are often unavoidable, but, primarily, the urban sprawling on flood plains should be restricted, which is primarily the task of spatial and urban planning, as well as sustainable, multipurpose management of aquatic and riparian environments in cities.


Kozelj T.,Oddelek Za Geografijo Filozofske
Geografski Obzornik | Year: 2014

The article presents development of Geographical evenings of Ljubljana Geographical Society, which is relatively new among the activities of the Society. Overview begins with the year 1998, when the activity was introduced and ends in the middle of this year. It describes the purpose and organization of the activity and presents a short synthesis of past themes and guests. A special part of the article summarizes the geographical evening, which took place in April 2011, when Aleš Veršič from Slovenian Environmental Agency presented where and how to obtain freely available spatial data from different web services.


Zakovsek S.,Oddelek Za Geografijo Filozofske
Geografski Obzornik | Year: 2014

The Nigerian metropolis of Lagos is one of the fastest growing cities in the world, but it faces numerous development problems due to uncontrolled urbanisation. The most problematic are inadequate social services, which enhance the segregated image of the city and consequently build up development problems in economic and environmental areas. The latter is, due to extremely fragile natural environment, affected the most.


Repe B.,Oddelek Za Geografijo Filozofske | Pipan P.,Geografski Institute Antona
Geografski Obzornik | Year: 2014

The article tries to give a comprehensive insight into geographic excursions, expeditions and organised travelling abroad of the Ljubljana Geographical Society. The article contains also an abstract of the excursion in Myanmar, 1st May 2012, guided by Minka Kahrič.


Horvat U.,Oddelek Za Geografijo Filozofske
Geografski Obzornik | Year: 2013

Fifty Years of Geography in Maribor The paper presents the development of the Department of Geography and the study of geography in Maribor which in fifty years passed through various developmental periods in the terms of organization, courses, research activities and human resources. With the establishment of the Faculty of Arts in 2006 the Department of Geography became its part. The transition to new study programs brought a series of innovations, as well as challenges, both for teachers and students.


Kusar S.,Oddelek Za Geografijo Filozofske
Geografski Obzornik | Year: 2013

Geographic Horizon: last 10 years - Popularization of geography from year 2003 to year 2012 The article presents development of the Geographic Horizon in the last 10 years, or more specifically, it analyses volumes 50 to 59. The survey includes analyses of the content, the editorial policy and the reading audience. The article concludes by highlighting contemporary issues regarding the publishing of the professional magazine for popularization of the geography. Directions of the future development of the editorial policy are presented, as well.


Trobec T.,Oddelek Za Geografijo Filozofske | Lapuh L.,Geografski Institute Antona
Geografski Obzornik | Year: 2014

The Ljubljana Geographical Society has been connecting geographers from Ljubljana and its surroundings for already thirty years. In this article some fragments of the Ljubljana Geographical Society's operation through time are presented. The emphasis is on its members, administration and formal organization, as well as on promotion of its activities.

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