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Valorization of the sensitivity of regional natural resources in Slovenia

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Code Science Field Subfield
6.12.04  Humanities  Geography  Regional geography 

Code Science Field
P510  Natural sciences and mathematics  Physical geography, geomorphology, pedology, cartography, climatology 
Keywords
landscape sensitivity, natural resources, ecosystems, methodology, models, indicators, sustainable regional development
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Researchers (3)
no. Code Name and surname Research area Role Period No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1.  16049  PhD Barbara Lampič  Humanities  Researcher  2003 - 2004  530 
2.  00380  PhD Mirko Pak  Geography  Researcher  2003  797 
3.  03912  PhD Dušan Plut  Humanities  Head  2004  1,079 
Organisations (1)
no. Code Research organisation City Registration number No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1.  0581  University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts  Ljubljana  1627058  98,836 
Abstract
The study and evaluation of landscape sensitivity of environment respectively different environmental components is the main topic of proposed research. Due to landscape diversity of Slovenia and exceptional natural differences inside small regions, elaboration of methodology for evaluation of self-cleaning capacities of typical ecosystems is a sort of scientific challenge. Many recent environmental researches showed, that water, air and soil (as basic natural resources) are the most important environmental components, which deserve - because of human impacts in the past and actual burdening - special attention. For our environment the differences between ecosystems are crucial, so our research will concentrate on the levels of different sensitivity of environmental components in different landscape types. The main aim of proposed research is preparation of methodology for evaluation of environmental sensitivity in different typical ecosystems (for example agrarian) with a stress on estimation of neutralization capacities of water, air and soil. Appropriateness of the methodology will be checked with case-study researches in different landscape units.
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