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Matej (Matija) Križnar, M.A.

  • Photo: private archive
    Photo: private archive
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Prirodoslovni muzej Slovenije
Slovenian Museum of Natural History

Department of Geology
Prešernova cesta 20, p. o. box 290, SI - 1001 Ljubljana, Slovenia
T: (00 386 1) 241 09 47
F: (00 386 1) 241 09 53
E: mkriznar@pms-lj.si

Education

  • Wood engineer
  • Master of Geology Sciences

Work description

  • maintenance of the collections of the Department of Geology (paleontological collections)
  • professional treatment of museum material (fossils), fossils, taxidermy and manufacture replicas of fossils (in collaboration with the technical department)
    paleontological research (fossils from the Slovenian territory), primarily explores fossil vertebrates, fossilized wood and fossil cephalopods.
  • history of Slovenian palaeontology and palaeontological research (before 1850), and the history of geology and mining (mining, mining technical heritage)

Prizes and awards

    • Preseren Award for Students (Biotechnical Faculty), 2000
    • Prometej znanosti za odlicnost v komuniciranju (award for excellence in communication) for the Exhibition Evolution of the Earth and geological carasteristics of Slovenia (Slovenian Science Foundation), 2009
    • Thanks to professional journalistic work (Association of Friends of Minerals and Fossils Association of Slovenia), 2012
    • Awards for active participation in an event MINFOS (TD Tržic), 2005 and 2013

      Objave

      • TYLER, C. James, KRIŽNAR, Matija. A new genus and species, Slovenitriacanthus saksidai, from southwestern Slovenia, of the Upper Cretaceous basal tetraodontiform fish family Cretatriacanthidae (Plectocretacicoidea). Bollettino del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Verona (Geologia - Preistoria), 37, 2013, str. 45-56
      • JAMNIK, Pavel, KRIŽNAR, Matija, TURK Matija. Novi podatki o paleolitskih in paleontoloških najdišcih v kamnolomih Crni Kal in Crnotice nad Koprom. Arheološki vestnik 64, 2013, str. 9–25
      • ŽALOHAR, Jure, HITIJ, Tomaž, KRIŽNAR, Matija. Two new species of seahorses (Syngnathidae, Hippocampus) from the Middle Miocene (Sarmatian) Coprolitic Horizon in Tunjice Hills, Slovenia: The oldest fossil record of seahorses. Ann. paléontol. 2009, vol. 95, issue 2, str. 71-96.
      • KRIŽNAR, Matija, CUFAR, Katarina. Fosilni les Carapoxylon iz spodnjemiocenskih plasti pri Komendi. Kamniški zb., 2008, 19, str. 331-334.
      • KRIŽNAR, Matija. Jamski medved z Jelovice (= Pleistocene cave bear from Jelovica). Loški razgl., 2011, letn. 57(2010), str. 123-128.
      • KRIŽNAR, Matija. Pregled dosedanjih najdb triasnih vretencarjev iz Slovenije. Scopolia, Suppl., 2010, suppl. 5, str. 36-38.
      • KRIŽNAR, Matija. Terciarna sesalca iz Motnika. Proteus, apr. 2010, letn. 72, št. 8, str. 368-369.
      • Researcher No: 37980 
      • Scientific bibliography
      • Complete bibliography

       

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