Department of Environmental Sciences
The Department of Environmental Sciences encompasses a broad range of research activities, diverse and varied as the environment itself.More
Anja Mahne Opatić, ISO-FOOD PhD fellow, received the Best Poster Award for her presentation entitled "A preliminary traceability model for tomato using analysis of stable isotopes, elemental content and chemical markers" at the 5th MS Food DAY, in Bologna, 11-13 October, 2017.
Based on competences of Dr. Lapanje and Dr. Rijavec, the Department is a partner in recently founded project ApPLAuSE (Alien PLAnt SpEcies) - from harmful to useful with citizens' led activities, lead by the City of Ljubljana. The Department tasks are focused in development of microbial technologies to obtain valuable chemical products from the IAPS.
GMA Expert Group Meeting will be held at the Jožef Stefan Institute, Department of Environmental Sciences, from November 21st to November 22nd, 2017.
Registration for the event is now open.
MercOx project - Traceability of oxidised mercury - will launch next week. Registration for the event is now open.
The school was organized on 25-27 of September 2017.
Prof. dr. Borut Smodiš, dr. Radojko Jaćimović, and Lojze Gačnik attended the 7th International k0-Users' workshop, where the newest developments in k0 neutron activation analysis (k0-NAA) and related fields were presented.
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Contribution to long-term safe business development of the port.
Potential of reducing consequences of extreme weather events by means of spatial planning.
Jožef Stefan Institute, TEA SISTEMI and IEI will provide assessment of national transposition and implementation of the EURATOM drinking water directive 2013/51/Euratom for the European Commission Directorate-General for Energy. The project is coordinated by the Department of Environmental Sciences and will last 18 months.
Doris Potočnik and Bor Krajnc attended the workshop “Isoscape summer school” which was held in Fundazione Edmund Mach di San Michele all'Adige iin Italy, from 1st to 4th August, 2017. The main topic of workshop was GIS modelling using the data of stable isotope ratio of light elements.
Anja Stajnko and Janja Snoj Tratnik attended the 16th International Symposium of Trace Elements in Man and Animals (TEMA 16) which was held in St. Petersburg, Russia from 26th to 29th June 2017 and was joined for the first time with the International Society for Trace Element Research in Humans (ISTERH 2017) and Nordic Trace Element Society (NTES 2017).
Prof. Dr. Milena Horvat, Dr. David Kocman, Vesna Fajon and Majda Pavlin attended the 13th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant that was organized in Providence (Rhode Island, USA) between 16th – 21st July, 2017.
The Department of Environmental Sciences encompasses a broad range of research activities, diverse and varied as the environment itself.More about research activity
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They are multidisciplinary, from different natural sciences to social sciences, in particular chemical, physical, geological and biological, which define our environment, society and human activities.List of publications
With our research we would like to clarify the relationship between natural processes and human activities, and the influence of these activities on human health and the environmentList of projects