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Joint Geo-Information System (GIS) for Emergency Protection of Drinking Water Resources


The aim of the project is the implementation of a common transboundary system of protection measures in the cases of endangerment of drinking water sources due to technological risks and natural disasters in the area of Goriška, Obalno-kraška and Gorenjska statistical regions, and the autonomous region Friuli–Venezia Giulia. The key achievements of the project will be the upgrade of the GIS system with a hydrogeological model of the karst aquifer of the Trnovo-Banjšice plateau and aluvial plain of the Soča River (two main common sources of drinking water in the transboundary Trieste-Gorica area) and with a Decision Support System based on the analysis of the impact of land-use on drinking water sources.

Project Stages


VIŽINTIN, Goran, RAVBAR, Nataša, JANEŽ, Jože, KOREN, Eva, JANEŽ, Naško, ZINI, Luca, TREU, Francesco, PETRIČ, Metka. Integration of models of various types of aquifers for water quality management in the transboundary area of the Soča/Isonzo river basin (Slovenia/Italy). Science of the total environment. 1. Apr. 2018, vol. 619/620, str. 1214-1225. ISSN 0048-9697., DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.11.017.

Research Project

varovanje pitne vode

Research Fields
Hidrogeologija, inženirska geografija in inženirska geologija P470