Jure Tičar, PhD

Research Assistant



+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. in Geography, Faculty of Humanities, University of Primorska, Slovenia, 2021

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

Other activities
  • member 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–)
  • cave rescuer at Cave Rescue Service (2016–)
  • member of editorial board of Natural disasters in Slovenia book series (2017–)
  • caving instructor at Speleological Association of Slovenia (2017–)
  • member of first response team SI-CAVESAR EU Modex – EU Civil Protection (2018–)
  • member of the European Cave Protection Commission at European Speleological Federation (2019–)
  • member of the Caving Club Novo mesto (2021–)
Selected presentations and lectures
  • Advanced approach in evaluating the cave pollution in Slovenia. Presentation at the conference 28th International Karstological School Classical Karst: Regional karstology - local and general aspects, Postojna, Slovenia, 14. 6. 2021.
  • 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
  • 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
     
Distinction of the Association of the Geographical Societies of Slovenia, 2022
ZRC SAZU Silver Award for a top-level PhD, 2021
Reward of the Research Group of the Mountaineering Association of Slovenia for doctoral thesis, 2021
Reward for »Excellent trainee« at International Training Course on Integrated Control on Rocky Desertification, Carbon Cycle and Sink in Karst System, Guilin, China, 2016
Department of Geography student Award for the graduation thesis, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, 2013