Prof. Ivan Šimunić, PhD

Prof. Ivan Šimunić, PhD

Full Professor
Division for Agroecology
Department of Soil Amelioration
Office location: 5th Pavilion, 2nd floor
Phone: +385 1 239 3750
Email: simunic ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: Croatian, English
Consultations: Wednesday, from noon until 2 p.m

Academic qualifications

  • 1991 - 1994: Ph.D.
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Regulation of excess water in soil by combined detailed drainage in the area of Lonjsko Polje
  • 1982 - 1986: M.Sc.
    University of Sarajevo, Faculty of Agriculture
    Characteristic of change (dynamic) of wet, moist and dry phase in pseudoglay in dependent on executed of ameliorated regulation
  • 1975 - 1980: B.Sc.
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Stimulation of rhizome in greened rods in Prunoideae

Employment and work experience

  • 1998 - : University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    2014-now - Full Professor
    2009- 2014 -Full Professor
    2003-2009 - Associate Professor
    1997- 2003- Assistant Professor
  • 1997 - 1997: Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Croatia
  • 1987 - 1986: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    1994-1997- Senior research assistant
    1987- 1994- Research assistant
  • 1980 - 1980: College of Agriculture, Krizevci
    1980-1986- Assistant

Teaching

Research interests

  • Improvement of the agricultural land
  • Monitoring of water status and their protection from pollution on agricultural areas
  • Application of irrigation in agricultural production -calculation of crop water requirement and distribution of water addition

Training and research experience

  • 2004/03/15 - 2004/05/15: Facolta di agraria (Bologna, Italy) (scientific)
  • 2000/07/01 - 2000/07/01: Haifa School Managers (scientific)
  • 1999/11/01 - 1999/11/30: Water Management Training Centre (Kota Bharu, Malaysia (scientific)
  • 1992/04/01 - 1992/05/31: Bundesanstalt fur Kulturtechnik und Bodenwasserhaushalt (Petzenkirchen, Austria) (scientific)

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Rogozničko morsko jezero kao model odziva ekosustava na promjene u okolišu Croatian science foundation 2018/10/22 - 2022/10/21 partner
Zaštita voda za održivi razvoj poljoprivrede pri gospodarenju hidromelioracijskim sustavima MZO 2013/01/01 - 2014/12/31 coordinator
Utjecaj herbicida i gnojiva na kakvoću voda i tla u hidromelioriranim površinama MZO 2007/01/01 - 2013/12/31 coordinator
Utjecaj reakcije tla na dinamiku teških metala u sustavu tlo-voda-vinova loza MZOS 2007/01/01 - 2013/12/31 coordinator

teaching

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Unapređenje stručne prakse na preddiplomskim i diplomskim studijima Agronomskog fakulteta Europski socijalni fond 2020/03/09 - 2023/03/09 coordinator

university support

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Praćenje (istraživanje) stanja površinskih voda u melioracijskom području srednje Posavine Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2017/01/01 - 2017/12/31 coordinator
Zaštita voda na hidromelioriranim poljoprivrednim površinama od onečišćenja provođenjem mjera predloženih direktivama EU u primjeni gnojiva i pesticida Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2016/01/01 - 2016/12/31 coordinator
Kakvoća vode na melioriranim poljoprivrednim površinama i zaštita voda od onečišćenja provođenjem mjera predloženih direktivama EU u primjeni gnojiva i pesticida Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2015/01/01 - 2015/12/31 coordinator

Publications

  • Simunic, I., Mesic, M., Sraka, M., Likso, Tanja, Coga, L. (2011). Influence of Drainpipe Spacing on Nitrate Leaching and maize Yield. Cereal Research Communications 39 (2):273-282. ISSN 0133-3720.
  • Simunic, I., Orlovic-Leko, Palma, Likso, Tanja, Filipovic, V., Minkina, Tatiana (2011). Water Quality in Hydroameliorated Agricultural Areas. Agriculturae Conspectus Scientificus 76 (1):49-55. ISSN 0370-0291.
  • Simunic, I., Tomic, F., Kricka, Tajana (2011). Leaching Nitrate and Atrazine on the Reclamation Test Field of Different Drainpipe Spacing. Journal of Environmental Protection and Ecology 12 (1):89-97. ISSN 1311-5065.
  • Simunic, I., Sraka, M., Likso, Tanja, Filipovic, V., Beljan, S. (2010). Influence of Hydroameliorated Soil on Chlortoluron Leaching and Yield of Winter wheat. Novenyterm 59 (Suppl. 3):251-254. ISSN 0133-3720.
  • Simunic, I., Sraka, M., Husnjak, S., Tomic, F., Baric, Klara (2008). Influence of drainpipe spacings on atrazine leaching. Cereal Research Communications 36 (Part 2 Suppl S):1143-1146. ISSN 0133-3720
  • Simunic, I., Tomic, F., Kisic, I., Romic, Marija (2002). The content of Pb, Zn and Cd in hydroameliorated soil and drainage water and their uptake by plants. Rostlinna Yyroba 48 (9):401-406. ISSN 0370-663X.

Other professional activities

  • 2006 - : Scientific journal "Agronomski glasnik"
    Member of Editorial Board
  • 2012 - : Scientific journal "Agriculture & Forestry"
    Member of Editorial Board
  • 1987 - : Croatian Soil Science Society
    Member of Society
  • 1998 - : Croatian Drainage and Irrigation Society
    Member of Society
  • 1994 - : Croatian Agronomy Society
    Member of Society
  • 2006 - : International Union of Soil Sciences
    Member of Society

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