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Dušan Klepac, F.C.A.

Date of death:

  • 04/18/2006

Academic titles:

  • doctor of Science
  • fellow of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts

Institutions:

  • Professor (retired) - Faculty of Forestry, University of Zagreb

Membership in Academy:

  • full member - Department of Natural Sciences (07/24/1991 - 04/18/2006
  • izvanredni član - Department of Natural Sciences (06/07/1977 - 07/24/1991)
  • associate member - Department of Natural Sciences (06/06/1975 - 06/07/1977)

BORN: 17.5.1917., ČABAR (CROATIA)

Parents: Viktor K. (school headmaster) and Olga (nee Čop)

MARRIED: Ljiljana (nee Bernt)

CHILDREN: son Vedran and daughter Lovorka

EDUCATION: BSc (1939) Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, Zagreb D. S. in forestry science (1951), Zagreb, habilitation (1953), specialization in France and the USA.

CARRIER: Forest ingineer in Croatian Forestry service (1940-1947), research assistant (1947), full professor (1959) at Zagreb Faculty of forestry; dean (1959-1960, 1972-1973, 1973-1974); vice dean (1960-1961 and 1968-1970); Expert of UN FAO (1966 and 1967) at Universidad Autonoma Chapingo, departamento de Bosques, Mexico; visiting professor in Padua (1970, 1977), Potenza (1988), Crete (1987, 1988, 1990) a.o.; collaborating member (1975), associated member (1977) and full member (1991) of HAZU (Croatian Academy of Science and Arts in Zagreb); vice president of FAO European Forestry comission Roma (1964-1965); honorary director of Center for Scientific Work of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts in Vinkovci (1977- ).

MEMBERSHIP: Forestry Society of Croatia, Croatia Ecological society, honorary member of Mexican (1976) and corresponding member of Italian academy of Forestry sciences (1976), International Man of the Year of International biographical Center of Cambridge (1997-1998), Doctor Honoris Causa of Osijek University (2000).

PUBLICATION: Forest management: 3 books (1965,1997, 2000), Articles (1949, 1950, 1953, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1983, 1984, 1989). Growth and increment: 1 book (1963, 1976), Articles: Pinus strobus L. (1963, 1976), Quercus robur L. (1955, 1957, 1959, 1966, 1975, 1976, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1987, 1988). Pinus halepensis Mill.(1986), Picea abies L., Karst (1960), Abies alba Mill. (1953, 1954, 1956, 1958, 1975, 2001), Mexican pines (2001). National and natural park: (1975, 1977, 1979, 1984, 1987, 1988, 1990, 2000). Croatian forest history: (1986, 1992, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2001).

AWARD: Ruđer Bošković Award (1980), Republic award for life achievement (1986), Faculty of Forestry award for achievement in education (1998).

RECREATION: garden, orchard, nature.