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Journal - Volume 65-3

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Jovan Mihajlović, Vladan Ducić, Dragan Burić

Tornado frequency in the USA — Meteorological and non-meteorological factors of a downward trend (269–280)

Nada Pavlović Berdon

Storm on June 22, 2013 in Indjija (Serbia) – A consequence of heat wave (281–296)

Dragan Burić, Vladan Ducić, Jovan Mihajlović, Ljubomir Popović

Temperature altitude amplification as a footprint of a possible anthropogenic impact on the climate of Australia (297–307)

Tongdi Jamir

Changes in land cover/land use over the Northeast region of India (309–322)

Vladimir M. Cvetković, Jelena Stanišić

Relationship between demographic and environmental factors and knowledge of secondary school students on natural disasters (323–343)

Tamara Lukić, Milka Bubalo Živković, Bojan Đerčan

Reliability of Internet sources in geography: Case study of mountains Studena and Žaračka, Serbia (341-356)

Dragana Popović, Nebojša Bomeštar

Spatial-economic assessment of territorial organization of the Republic of Srpska (BiH) (357-372)

István Máté Lengyel, Ernő Molnár

The role of path-dependence in the local economic transformation (373-390)

Sandra Medić, Tatjana Pivac, Anđelija Ivkov-Džigurski, Kristina Košić, Nataša Pavlović

Leisure time and museums - Motives of visits (391-406)

Jelena Obrenić, Željko Bjeljac, Aleksandra Terzić

Assessment model of nature-based touristic motives of the Ovčar-Kablar Gorge (Serbia) (407-422)

Yury V. Philippov

Nizhny Novgorod Belyana Barge in the XIX century (423-429)

Yulia N. Sushkova

Anthropology of migration: The Experience of the Doukhobors in Canada (431-439)

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List of reviewers of the Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts vol. 65 (441-444)

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Journal - Volume 65-2

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Ana M. Petrović

Challenges of torrential flood risk management in Serbia (131–143)

Radmila Miletić, Marija Drobnjaković

Changes in spatial-functional development of the municipality of Inđija (Serbia) (145–161)

Marija Drobnjaković

Certain aspects of rural planning in Serbia (163–182)

Jovana Brankov, Dobrica Jovičić, Dragana Milijašević

Sustainable tourism in National Park “Đerdap”, Serbia – attitudes of local population (183–199)

Mićo Srdanović, Dragoslav Pavić

Tourists' attitudes on tourism offer in north-western part of Montenegro (201–214)

Dragana Dimitrić, Željko Bjeljac

Structure and motives of visitors to the event “Evenings of Tešnjar” (Serbia) (215-227)

António Portugal Duarte

Regional tourism as a strategic sector for Portugal: Sun, Sea and much more (229-238)

Marta Simões, Adelaide Duarte, João Sousa Andrade

Regional growth in Portugal: Assessing the contribution of earnings and education inequality (239-252)

Darko B. Vuković, Natalia A. Shpak, Milan M. Radovanović, Antonio Portugal Duarte, Dejan Radulović

The role of human resources on the economy: A study of the Balkan EU member states (253-268)

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Journal - Volume 65-1

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Ana Tasić

The life and work of Tomislav Rakićević (1–18)

Vesna Ristić Vakanjac, Petar Papić, Radisav Golubović, Boris Vakanjac, Marina Čokorilo Ilić, Mladen Jokić

Karst groundwater budget and discharge regime of Banja Spring near Petnica (19–32)

Boško Milovanović

Air temperature changes in Serbia and the Belgrade heat island (33–42)

Marijana Pantić

Delineation of mountains and mountain areas in Europe – a planning approach (43–58)

Ekaterina E. Plyusnina, Dmitry A. Ruban, Pavel P. Zayats

Thematic dimension of geological heritage: an evidence from the Western Caucasus (59–76)

Alexander N. Panin, Vladimir S. Tikunov

Ethnic “Barometer”: Ethno-demographic and ethno-migration processes in the North Caucasus (77-89)

Israt Ferdous, M. Maksudur Rahman

Citizens at risk from earthquake hazard in Dhaka city: scaling risk factors from household to city region level (91-106)

Biraj Kanti Mondal

Spatial exploration of the literacy intensity of Sundabaran (107-120)

Aleksandra Spalević

Book review: Jovana Todorić (2003) - “Analysis of Housing Preferences in the Context of the Reurbanization of Belgrade” (121-122)

Nina Ćurčić

Comments and review: “Seventh Biennial Conference of the International Biogeography Society” (123-125)

Aleksa Popadić

Book review: Aleksa Popadić (2014) - “Stay safe and prepared: a teacher guide to disaster risk reduction” (127-129)

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Journal - Volume 64-3


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Milutin Tadić

Mathematical-geographical analysis of orientation of church of the Holy cross in Nin (253–265)

Dragoljub Štrbac

Quantification and Spatial Distribution of Precipitation on the Territory of Serbia (267–277)

Jovan Mihajlović, Vladan Ducić, Dragan Burić

Tornado occurrence nearby Valjevo on 27 may 2014 – analysis of weather situation (279–292)

Vladimir M. Cvetković, Slavoljub Dragićević

Spatial and temporal distribution of natural disasters (293–309)

Silvana Đurašević

Development of small businesses in tourism in the Lake Skadar national park (311–328)

Rajko M. Bukvić

Krasnodar krai – agro-industrial giant and tourist jewel of the Russian Federation (329-346)

Nikolai Aleksandrovich Smirnov, Sergey Aleksandrovich Suslov

Potato production and supply in certain territories of Russia in 2003-2012 (347-357)

Richard Ingwe, Julius A. Ada, Ikwun Angiating

Investment-driven industrial localisation in Calabar, free trade zone and environs, South-Eastern/Southsouth, Nigeria: Evidence on recent sub-national regional economic diversification (359-375)

Tivadar Gaudenyi

Comment on article “Kuzmanović L. (2013). Cartographic recognition with elements of planography of medieval square macho” (J. GEOGR. INST. CVIJIC. 63 (4) 111-123) (377-382)

Milan Radovanović

Contributions: The increasing of the ice surface in the Arctic - Is this also the consequence of global warming? (383-386)

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List of reviewers for Journal of the Geographical institute ”Jovan Cvijić“ of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts vol.64 (387-389)

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Journal - Volume 64-2


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Alexey L. Vasiliev, Lev A. Vasiliev, Irina V. Bokova, Аlexey L. Kroshilov

Mathematical description of mass transfer between water components and adsorbing surface of filter medium of water purification units (129–141)

Jelena Kovačević-Majkić, Marko Urošev

Trends of mean annual and seasonal discharges of rivers in Serbia (143–160)

Gabriela Adina Morosanu

A case study on the diagnosis and consequences of flash floods in South–western Romania: The upper basin of Desnatui River (161–176)

Eduard Alexandrovich Kuberis, Evgeny Alekseevich Gorbachov

Environmental monitoring and analysis of quality of the Nizhny Novgorod Region ground water with the development of the technologies of their filtration (177–191)

Mirčeta Vemić, Gordana Komazec, Zorica Žujović

Composting in Serbia – possibilities and limitations (193–205)

Slavoljub Vujović, Danijela Vukosavljević, Željko Bjeljac

Financing tourist activity (207-214)

Gioacchino de Candia, Raffaella Chiocchini

Accessibility to nodes of interest: a practical application of the various forms of the impedance curves of two border regions (215-232)

Željko Bjeljac, Dragana Dimitrić

The structure and motives for visitors to the boat carnival event (Belgrade) (233-246)

Sánchez Dario César

Contributions: Tourism in Argentina for the period 2006–2011 (247-252)

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Journal - Volume 64-1


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Nikola Igračev

Comparative analysis of the flow activity of the Homoljska Potajnica intermittent spring (1–12)

Nedeljko Todorović, Dragana Vujović

Analysis and projection of summer temperature regime in Belgrade (13–22)

Alexey L. Vasiliev, Lev A. Vasiliev, Irina V. Bokova

Development and implementation of ecologically safe technologies of obtaining drinking water (23–32)

Tamara Jojić Glavonjić, Milovan Milivojević, Milena Panić

Protected geoheritage sites as a touristic value of Srem (33–50)

Dragica Mijanovic

Changes of population density in the municipality of Nikšić as a result of migration (51–63)

Róbert Hudec, Vladimír Tóth

Population density gradient and its changes in the regions of the largest cities in the Slovak Republic (65-78)

Roman Mikuš, Daniel Gurňák

Electoral system of Slovakia - perspective of Political Geography (79-92)

Richard Ingwe, Julius A. Ada, Ikwun Angiating

Investment-centred transitioning from agrarian-tourism economy to manufacturing in cros river state, south-eastern/south-south, Nigeria: A theoretical perspective and background (93-109)

Varun Narayan Mishra, Praveen Kumar Rai, Kshitij Mohan

Prediction of land use changes based on land change modeler (lcm) using remote sensing: A case study of Muzaffarpur (Bihar), India (111-127)

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Journal - Volume 63-4


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Pavle Arsenović, Ivana Tošić, Miroslava Unkašević

Seasonal analysis of warm days in Belgrade and Niš (1–10)

Zlatko R. Vukovic, Jim M.C. Yong, Norman Donaldson

Theoretical bases of the geometrical indentification of a common inter-radar space (11–28)

Dagmar Samešová, Helena Hybská, Jozef Mitterpach

The risk of surface water contamination by oil products (29–36)

Еvgeniya А. Lebedeva, Alexey V. Gordeev, Еkaterina V. Loschilova

Protection of atmosphere from harmful emissions of stationary fuelburn installations (37–46)

Leonid N. Gubanov, Valentina I. Zvereva, Denis V. Boyarkin

The regional conception in the sphere of industrial and domestic waste handling (47–55)

Jasna Cizler

Brownfield redevelopment as a measure for climate changes mitigation (57-73)

Marko D. Petrović, Ana Jovičić, Jelica J. Marković, Snježana Gagić

Territorial expansion of hotel chains in countries of South-Eastern Europe (75-92)

Biraj Kanti Mondal

Destruction of urban greenary of Indian cities – a study of the two wards of Kolkata through GIS and remote sensing (93-110)

Lepota L. Kuzmanović

Cartographic recognition with elements of planography of medieval square Macho (111-123)

May he rest in peace

In memoriam Yevgeny Vasilyevich Koposov (125-127)

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List of reviewers for Journal of the Geographical Institute ‘Jovan Cvijić’ of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts” vol. 63 (129-131)

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Journal - Volume 63-3

International conference "Natural hazards - links between science and practice", Belgrade, 2013


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Victor M. Plyusnin

Nature Management Risks in Siberia (1–10)

Vladimir Tolmachev

Karst risk assessment for engineering in Nizhny Novgorod region, Russia (11–22)

Milan Radovanović, Yaroslav Vyklyuk, Ana Jovanović, Darko Vuković, Milan Milenković, Milan Stevančević, Nataliya Matsiuk

Examination of the correlations between forest fires and solar activity using hurst index (23–32)

Jorge S. Ebay

Safety and resiliency in action: integrating risk management into local development (33–46)

Mariyana Nikolova, Alexander Gikov

Assessment of vulnerability to climate hazards in municipality of Lom, Bulgaria (47–64)

Mikhail Slipenchuk, Sergey Kirillov

Experience of creating an atlas of hazards and emergencies in the Russian Federation (65-72)

Oana Ionuş, Sandu Boengiu, Mihaela Licurici, Liliana Popescu, Daniel Simulescu

Mapping soil erosion susceptibility using gis techniques within the Danube floodplain, the Calafat - Turnu Măgurele Sector (Romania) (73-82)

Ivana Hrnjak, Milivoj B. Gavrilov, Slobodan B. Marković, Tin Lukić, Ivana Tošić, Miroslava Unkašević

Special software for aridity indices calculation (AICS); Vojvodina, Serbia case study (83-94)

Ivica Milevski, Slavoljub Dragicevic, Aleksandra Georgievska

GIS and RS-based modelling of potential natural hazard areas in Pehchevo municipality, Republic of Macedonia (95-108)

Pavel Stoynov

The potential of Bulgarian spahotels to host natural hazards victims (109-122)

Aleksandar Valjarević, Dragica Živković, Mila Pavlović

The probability of flooding wave occurrence and the vulnerability of the Kosovo territory settlements (123-132)

Dmitry Magritsky, Serafima Lebedeva, Vadim Polonsky, Elena Skripnik

Inundations in the delta of the Northern Dvina River (133-145)

Tamara Lukić, Željko Bjeljac, Bojan Đerčan, Milka Bubalo Živković

The importance of geographers in the study of natural hazards (147-164)

Natalia Luzhkova

Hiking tourism development in protected areas and nature hazard prevention in the Lake Baikal natural territory (165-174)

T.B. Minakova, E.V. Buldakova, A.V. Buldakov, I.S. Savisko

Vulnerability assessment and protective measures for natural hazards (175-182)

Anna Ďuricová, Helena Hybská, Jozef Mitterpach

Possibilities of reducing risks of environment contamination from sewage sludge (183-194)

Jasmina Gačić, Milica Bošković, Jelena Raković

Possibilities of the Republic of Serbia for reducing vulnerability to natural hazards (195-212)

Radmila Jovanović, Željko Bjeljac, Olgica Miljković, Aleksandra Terzić

Spatial analysis and mapping of fire risk zones and vulnerability assessment – case study mt. Stara Planina (213-226)

Guskova N.D., Neretina E.A.

Threats of natural character, factors affecting sustainable development of territories and their prevention (227-237)

Jugoslav Nikolić, Djordje Nikolić, Miroljub Mitić

Аtmospheric natural disasters in Serbia – management experience and economic effects (239-254)

Stanislav A. Makhnatov

Reduction of risk level as one of the main challenges of development in covered karst regions (255-268)

Milan Milenković, Milan Radovanović, Vladan Ducić, Marko Milošević

Fire protection problems with large forest fires in Deliblatska Peščara (Serbia) (269-278)

Bogdan Gats, Petro Bryzhak, Yaroslav Vyklyuk

Information system of forecasting infrastructure development in tourism (279-286)

Mevlida Operta, Jelena Golijanin

Landslides’ influence on the environment (287-295)

Vojkan Gajović, Bojana Todorović

Spatial and temporal analysis of fires in Serbia for period 2000-2013 (297-312)

Dmitrii Parmacli, Tatiana Staicova

Natural hazards and their effects on agricultural development (case of the Republic of Moldova) (313-320)

Nada Pavlovic Berdon, Miroljub Zarić, Andreja Stanković

The occurrence of a tornado in Serbia on 31 March 2013 (321-334)

Slavica Malinović-Milićević

Summer hazards in Novi Sad (335-344)

Vladimir Cvetković, Saša Mijalković

Spatial and temporal distribution of geophysical disasters (345-360)

Rossitza Kenderova, Ahinora Baltakova

Debris flows in Kazanlak valley, south slopes of the Balkan mountain range, Bulgaria (361-370)

Alina Vlăduț, Irina Onțel

Summer air temperature variability and trends within Oltenia plain (361-370)

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Journal - Volume 63-2


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Boško Milovanović

About hidden influence of predictor variables – suppressor and mediator variables (1–10)

Tatjana Đekic

Analyze of the air quality in Belgrade city during the period September 2010 – September 2011 (11–19)

Nina B. Ćurčić, Snežana Đurđić

The actual relevance of ecological corridors in nature conservation (21–34)

Nataša Simeunović Bajić, Ljiljana Manić, Aleksandra Majdarević

The media representation of the Drina river fish stocking project: the case study (35–52)

Aleksandra Terzić, Željko Bjeljac, Suzana Lović

The possibilities of tourist affirmation of events in the municipality of Kruševac (53–65)

Yaroslav Vyklyuk

Simulation of spatial form of urban systems by diffusion methods (part 2) (67-77)

Mirčeta Vemić

Academician Petar S. Jovanović – founder and the first director of Geographical institut of the SASA (79-91)

Tatiana Krasovskaya

Evolution of nature management scientific concept in Russian geography (93-100)


Rajko Bukvić

Geographical atlas of the Republic of Mordovia by Mordovian State University, Saransk, 2012 (101-108)

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Journal - Volume 63-1


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Milica Pecelj

Bioclimatic indices based on the menex model - example on Banja Luka (1–10)

Slavica Malinović-Milićević

Bioclimatic characteristic of Banat (11–20)

Vlasta Kokotović, Marko Filipović

Refugees in Serbia – twenty years later (21–33)

Dmitri M. Parmacli

Land resources of the Republic of Moldova: conditions and challenges of rational use (35–45)

Sanja Pavlović, Tijana Đorđević

Forecasts of the rural tourism development in Kosjeric and Gornji Milanovac municipalities (47–64)

Nikolai Vasilievich Mordovchenkov

Conception of the formation of innovation infrastructure in the sphere of services on the meso-level (65-74)

Milena Panić, Jelena Kovačević-Majkić, Dragana Miljanović, Radmila Miletić

Importance of natural disaster education – case study of the earthquake near the city of Kraljevo (75-88)

Yaroslav Vyklyuk

Simulation of spatial form of urban systems by diffusion methods (Part 1) (89-100)


Đurđa Miljković

Cartography (third amended edition), The university textbook Cartography by Slobodan Ćurčić, PhD and Branko Ristanović, PhD (101-103)

Aleksandra Spalević

“Prijepolje - factor of the regional integrity of the south-west Serbia”, monograph by Marija Drobnjaković (104-105)

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International Conference “150th Anniversary of Jovan Cvijić's Birth”, October, 12-14th, 2015, Belgrade, Serbia.

Third announcement

In the year 2015, we celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of renowned Serbian geographer Jovan Cvijić (1865–1927).

To celebrate this significant anniversary, the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijic” SASA and Belgrade City Museum organized the International Conference aimed at commemorating Cvijić’s scientific work and social engagement.

II International Conference "Natural disasters - links between science and practice", 23-24. April 2015, in Saransk, Russia was sucessfully held

With great pleasure we inform you that the conference organized by the Russian Geographical Society, the Government of the Republic of Mordovia, N.A. Ogarev Mordovskog National University and the Geographical Institute "Jovan Cvijić" SASA, was held from 23 to 24 April 2015.

Scientific cooperation

The first official visit of the Dean of the Faculty of Economics of the State University in Saransk (Russian Federation) to our Institute, July 27th, 2015, Belgrade, Serbia

Participation in international symposia

Milan Radovanović, Ph.D, International conference - Байкальский международный экологический форум „Чистая планета“, October 3-4th, 2015, Irkutsk, Russia

Vlasta Kokotović Kanazir, MSc, Milena Panić, MSc, Marija Drobnjaković, MSc, Jovana Todorić, MSc, had participated in scientific conference “Society and Space”, September 25-26th, 2015, Novi Sad and Belgrade, Serbia

Jovana Todorić, MSc, have participated in scientific international conference “EUGEO” Budapest 2015, August 30th - September 2th, 2015, Budapest, Hungary

Marija Drobnjaković, MSc, have participated in scientific workshop “Depopulation of Rural Areas in Central/Eastern Europe: Causes, consequences and solutions”, June 11-13th, 2015, Görlitz, Germany

Milan Radovanović, PhD, Željko Bjeljac, PhD, Ana Petrović, PhD, Darko Vuković, PhD, Milan Milenković, PhD, Suzana Lović, II International Conference “Natural disasters - links between science and practice“, April 23-24th, 2015, in Saransk, Russia

Željko Bjeljac, PhD, and Marko D. Petrović, PhD, International scientific-practical conference “Sustainable Development of Tourism Market: International Practice and Russian Experience”, April 16th, 2015, Stavropol, Russia

Scientific conference with international participation “The Planning and Normative Spatial and the Environment Protection”, April 16-18th, 2015, Subotica - Palić, Serbia

New publications


Recent journals (No. 65-2), (No. 65-1), (No. 64-3), (No. 64-2), (No. 64-1), (No. 63-4), (No. 63-3), (No. 63-2), (No. 63-1)

Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” of the Serbian Academy of Sciences & Arts has entered into an electronic licensing relationship with EBSCO Information Services, the world's most prolific aggregator of full text journals, magazines and other sources. The full text of the Journal of the Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijic” SASA will be found on EBSCO's academic databases within the coming months. April 6th, 2015.

Education – Seminars

Natural disasters and teaching geography

Education – Promotions

Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijic” SASA participated at the event “Researchers' Night”, which was held in Delta City, Belgrade, Serbia.

Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijic” SASA participated at the VI Eurasian Economic Youth Forum, which was held in Yekaterinburg, Russia, April 21 - 23rd, 2015.

Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijic” SASA participated at the First International Workshop “Danube Future”, which was held in Klagenfurt, Austria, April 8-10th, 2015.

Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” SASA, participated in the Third Regional Education Fair, interactive setting: “3D Relief of Serbia” and lecture: “Torrential Floods as Natural Disasters in Serbia”, which was held in the period 12-13th March 2015 in Ćuprija, Serbia

Zeljko Bjeljac, PhD, Senior Research Assistant of the Geographical Institute won the award for the best individual in the field of event tourism for 2014. This prestigious award was presented within the VIII Meeting of Event Organizers on 11 February 2015.

Željko Bjeljac, PhD, was a guest on the show “Guestbook” on television RTS 2, where he spoke on the topic of event tourism in Serbia and activities on the development of the Regulations on the categorization of events. The show was aired on Saturday, January 31st, 2015, Belgrade, Serbia.