Drago Perko, PhD

Head of the Department for Regional Geography



+386 1 470 63 60

drago.perko@zrc-sazu.si



Education
B. Sc. in Geography and Sociology, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, 1985
M. Sc. in Geography, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, 1989
Ph. D. in Geography, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, 1993

Research fields
regional geography, physical geography, geographical typification and regionalization, landscape ecology, geographic information systems, thematic cartography, geographical names

Other activities

Silver Tablet of the Association of the Geographers of Slovenia, 2009
Vajgl Award for Master's degree thesis, 1989
ZRC SAZU Gold Award, 1999
Bronze Tablet of the Association of the Geographical Societies of Slovenia, 1997
Kidrič Award for undergraduate study, University of Ljubljana, 1986
Prešeren Student Award, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, 1986
Geography of Slovenia - national research programme ( research programme • 01. january 2015 - 31. december 2021)
Advancement of computationally intensive methods for efficient modern general-purpose statistical analysis and inference ( aplikativni • 01. march 2016 - 28. february 2019)
Terraced Landscapes ( aplikativni • 01. december 2004 - 31. december 2007)
Determination of natural landscape types at local level ( 01. november 2013 - 30. june 2015)
Landscape diversity and hotspots of Slovenia ( aplikativni • 01. october 2014 - 28. february 2018)