Use and protection of karst surface

This course is part of the programme
Karstology (Third Cycle)

Objectives and competences

Students get basic understanding on the historical evolution of settlement on karst areas, prevailing land use and pressure on karst. Also understand the present conditions and trends in settlement and land use.

Prerequisites

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Content

• Karst as cultural landscape
• History of settlement and land use on karst
• Examples of good and bad land use practices

Intended learning outcomes

Understanding of history of the settlement and different historical ways of land use. Present land use and pressure on karst ecosystem.

Readings

• Gams, I., 2004: Kras v Sloveniji v prostoru in času.- Založba ZRC 515 str., Ljubljana.
• Kranjc, Andrej/Ed., 1997: Slovene Classical Karst 1-254, Ljubljana (159906)
• Nicod J., 2003: Les karsts dinariques : paysages et problemes : Slovénie, Croatie, Bosnie-Herzégovine, Monténégro = Slovenija, Hrvaška, Bosna-Hercegovina,Črna gora / Jean Nicod. – Ljubljana : Slovenska akademija znanosti in umetnosti; Nîmes : Association Française de Karstologie, 183 str.

Assessment

The oral exam is designed to assess the student acquired knowledge from the classes and ability to understand, articulate and expressing their knowledge. Conditions for examination are the presence at the field work, a short essay (5-10 pages), by which the student works on a certain topic related to his seminar and dissertation.

Lecturer's references

Associate Professor of Karstology

Bibliography:

https://bib.cobiss.net/bibliographies/si/webBiblio/bib201_20211120_230216_a1661283.html

ZUPAN HAJNA, Nadja (avtor, fotograf). Karst, caves and people. 1st ed. Ljubljana: ZRC SAZU, Založba ZRC, 2021. 171 str., ilustr., zvd. ISBN 978-961-05-0491-7. [COBISS.SI-ID 37313539]

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ZUPAN HAJNA, Nadja. Dinaric karst - geography and geology. V: WHITE, William Blaine (ur.), CULVER, David C. (ur.), PIPAN, Tanja (ur.). Encyclopedia of caves. 3rd ed. London [etc.]: Academic Press, an imprint of Elsevier, cop. 2019. Str. 353-362, ilustr. ISBN 978-0-12-814124-3. [COBISS.SI-ID 44672813]

KNEZ, Martin, SLABE, Tadej, GABROVŠEK, Franci, KOGOVŠEK, Janja, KRANJC, Andrej, MIHEVC, Andrej, MULEC, Janez, OTONIČAR, Bojan, PERNE, Matija, PETRIČ, Metka, PIPAN, Tanja, PRELOVŠEK, Mitja, RAVBAR, Nataša, ŠEBELA, Stanka, ZUPAN HAJNA, Nadja, BOSÁK, Pavel, PRUNER, Petr, LIU, Hong, KNEZ, Martin (urednik), SLABE, Tadej (urednik). Cave exploration in Slovenia : discovering over 350 new caves during motorway construction on classical karst. Cham [etc.]: Springer, cop. 2016. XIII, 324 str., ilustr. Cave and karst systems of the world. ISBN 978-3-319-21202-9. ISSN 2364-4591. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-21203-6. [COBISS.SI-ID 38828077]