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izv. prof. dr. sc. Ivan Čanjevac

Title: Associate Professor
Location: 336
Public phone number:01/4895 424
E-mail: E-mail
Department: GEOG - Division of Physical Geography
Graduation year:2005
PhD graduation year:2012
Employed in this institution since:2006




integrated undergraduate and graduate



Dr. sc. Ivan Čanjevac was born in Zagreb in 1980 where he finished primary and high school. From 2000 till 2005 he studied geography at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Department of Geography. After finishing his masters with excellent grades, he started a PhD studies at the same Department and defended his PhD thesis Typology and changes of discharge regimes of rivers in Croatia in July 2012 (mentors: prof. Danijel Orešić and prof. Ognjen Bonacci). During his PhD studies and as a postdoc he spent altogether 15 months at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria.

         Since late 2006 he is employed at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Department of Geography, first as a junior researcher-teaching assistant and from 2016 as an assistant professor (docent). He worked as a junior researcher in the period 2006-2016 on several research projects in the field of hydrology and geomorphology. Since 2017 he is continuously leading national projects on first fieldwork based hydromorphological monitoring of rivers and lakes, funded by the national water management authority Croatian Waters. In addition, at the moment (2019-2021) he is leading a research project Hydromorphological study of the Plitvica stream, funded by the NP Plitvice Lakes. His scientific interest includes influence of climate elements change/oscillation on society and water resources; analyses of discharge regimes; hydromorphology; fluvial geomorphology; tourism and water supply; ecosystem hydrology.

         Ivan Čanjevac published fifteen scientific papers including publications in Nature and Science. He participated with presentations on around twenty international and domestic conferences and workshops. He was one of the authors of publishing project National encyclopaedia in 20 books published by Pro Leksis and Večernji list. He is a secretary of Geografski horizont, a professional journal of the Croatian Geographic Society.

         Ivan Čanjevac is a member of Croatian Geographic Society (vice-president in the 2014-2018 period), Croatian Hydrologic Society and Croatian Geomorphologic Society. In addition, in the 2012-2019 period he was a Steering Committee member of the Commission for Water Sustainability of the International Geographic Union (IGU-UGI).

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