Dr Marko Debeljak is a Scientific Associate at the Department of Knowledge Technologies, JSI, associate professor at the Jožef Stefan International Postgraduate School, and adjunct associate professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA. His main research interest is the use of advanced techniques of data mining and decision modelling in ecology and environmental sciences. He has been and is involved in many projects investigating the effects of different agricultural/ forest management practices on arable/ forest ecosystems and the environment.
Key tasks in LANDMARK
The MPS team will play an important role in WP3 of LANDMARK, where it will contribute to understanding soil functions by using data mining to relate soil properties (as well as land use/ management practices) and soil functions. It will help in identifying indicators of overall soil function as well as different individual aspects thereof. The MPS team will also contribute to WP2.