Biological Diversity of Vascular Plants of the Perm Region And its Changes caused by Anthropogenic Influence
Basic Division: Department of Botany and Genetics of Plants.
Brief Description of Research Activities
Investigation of the Perm Region flora (species composition) and its changes caused by anthropogenic influence. Protection of biological diversity of plants.
Selected Publications Characterising Scientific Research Trend
1. Ovesnov S.A. Description of the Perm Region flora. Perm: Perm State University publishing house, 1997. 252 p.
2. Kamelin R.V., Ovesnov S.A., Shilova S.I. Nemoral elements in the Urals and Siberia floras. Perm: Perm State University publishing house, 1999. 83 p.
3. Illustrated identification guide of the Perm Region plants // S.A. Ovesnov, E.G. Efimik, T.V. Kozminykh et al.; ed. by S.A. Ovesnov. Perm: Book world, 2007. 743 p.
The Most Significant Fundamental Research Projects within Scientific Research Trend
2007 – Editing and publication of the first (and unique) identification guide of the Perm Region plants including entries of over 1800 types of vascular plants. Ordered by the Environmental Protection Agency of the Perm Region.
The Most Significant Applied Projects within Scientific Research Trend, Including Enterprise Orders
2007 - present time – Monitoring of rare and vanishing plants. Ordered by the Environmental Protection Agency of the Perm Region.
Training of Researchers (programmes for Post-graduate and Doctoral Courses)
Post-graduate Programme, specialty “Botany”.
International Scientific and Educational Activities in Scientific Research Trend
2006 – present time – participation in the International Project “Atlas Florae Europeae” aimed at mapping of type habitats in the territory of Europe (mapping of the Perm Cis-Ural Region flora).