Jure Tičar, PhD


+386 1 470 65 58

jure.ticar@zrc-sazu.si




Education
B.Sc. in Geography, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, 2012
Undergraduate student exchange Erasmus Placement Programme at Polytech'Nice – Sophia, University of Nice – Sophia Antipolis, France
Ph.D. student of Geography at Faculty of Humanities, University of Primorska, Slovenia

Research fields
geomorphology, karstology, speleology, glaciology, natural disasters, cartography, environmental protection

Other activities
- secretary of the Caving Club Brežice (2010–)
- member of the Geomorphological Society of Slovenia (2010–)
- organiser and leader of Zverinjačke rupe Caving Expeditions (2010–)
- member of Presidency of Speleological Association of Slovenia (2013–)
- leader of Cave Protection Service at Speleological Association of Slovenia (2013–)
- member of editorial board of Jamar caving magazine (2014–)
- member of editorial board of Naše jame caving magazine (2014–)
- editor-in-chief of Naše jame caving magazine (2020–)
- member of editorial board of Natural disasters in Slovenia book series (2017–)
- deputy of Cave Rescue Service Novo mesto (2017–)
- caving instructor at Speleological Association of Slovenia (2017–)
- member of first response team SI-CAVESAR EU Modex – EU Civil Protection (2018–)
- member of Commision for Protection of Mountain Environment at Alpine Association of Slovenia (2020–)
 
Selected presentations and lectures
- Natural values as landfills: pollution of underground caves in Slovenia. Presentation at the conference Past polluted areas: how to proceed? National Council of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 12. 4. 2019
- Presence of gases in karst caves as a source of threats to people: examples from Slovenia. Presentation at Natural Hazards 2018 conference. Novi Sad, Srbija, 6. 10. 2018
- The assessment of cave pollution in Slovenia. Presentation at EuroSpeleo Symposium 2018. Ebensee, Austria, 24. 8. 2018
- The underground world of Triglav Plateau. Presentation at 240-anniversary of first ascent on Mount Triglav. Mojstrana, Slovenia, 9. 6. 2018
- Landscape diversity and geoheritage of Slovenia. Presentation at international conference Geobalcanica 2018. Ohrid, Macedonia, 15. 5. 2018.
- The problem of cave pollution in Kras Plateau, Slovenia. Presentation at international conference SOS Proteus. Matavun, Slovenia, 14. 4. 2018
- Cave tourism in Slovenia: on the edge between mass tourism and geoheritage protection. Presentation at international conference GEOTRENDS. Wrocław, Poland, 21. 9. 2017
- From rocky bareland to green landscape – transformations of Kras in Slovenia. Presentation at international workshop »Integrated Control on Rocky Desertification, Carbon Cycle and Sink in Karst System. Guilin, China, 25. 11. 2016
- Geoheritage assessment of relief forms in a modern city: the case of Ljubljana. Presentation at International Workshop on Urban Geomorphological Heritage. Rome, Italia, 28. 10. 2016
- Speleological explorations of deep karst on Mount Lovćen, Montenegro, Invited lecture at University of Novi Sad. Novi Sad, Serbia, 31. 5. 2016
 
Department of Geography student Award for the graduation thesis, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, 2013
Reward for »Excellent trainee« at International Training Course on Integrated Control on Rocky Desertification, Carbon Cycle and Sink in Karst System, Guilin, China, 2016

- Carey, A., Zorn, M., Tičar, J., Lipar, M., Komac, B., Welch, Susan A., Smith, Devin F., Lyons, Berry W. 2019: Glaciochemistry of cave ice : Paradana and Snežna Caves, Slovenia. Geosciences 9-2
- Tičar, J., Tomić, N., Breg Valjavec, M., Zorn, M., Marković, S.-B., Gavrilov, M.-B. 2018: Speleotourism in Slovenia: balancing between mass tourism and geoheritage protection. Open Geosciences 10-1.
- Tičar, J., Komac, B., Zorn, M., Ferk, M., Hrvatin, M., Ciglič, R. 2017: From urban geodiversity to geoheritage: the case of Ljubljana (Slovenia). Questiones Geographicae 36-3.
- Tičar, J., Geomorphological characteristics of selected pocket valleys in Slovenia. Geographical Bulletin 87-1.
- Tičar, J., Čekada M. 2018: The accuracy in locating of natural heritage in Slovenia: the case of karst caves. The Landscape in High Resolution.
- Tičar, J., Perko, D., Volk Bahun, M. 2018: Geoheritage and landscape diversity of Slovenia. The Landscape in High Resolution.
- Stepišnik, U., Žebre, M., Tičar, J., Lipar, M., Ferk, M., Kodelja, B., Klemenčič, I. 2010: The extent of Pleistocene glaciation of Lovćen in Montenegro. Geographical Bulletin 82-1.
- Tičar, J, Ribeiro, D. The problematics of cave pollution in Bela Krajina. Natura Sloveniae 19-1.  
- Tičar, J., Lipar, M., Zorn, M., Kozamernik, E. 2018: The underground world of Triglav Plateau. Triglav 240.   
- Komac, B., Tičar, J., Zorn, M. 2016: History of Ujma Journal. Ujma 30.