Sergey L. Esyunin


Address
15 Bukireva Street, Perm 614990, Russia
Perm State University
Faculty of Biology
Department of Zoology of Invertebrates and Water Ecology
 
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Date of Birth
17.03.1960
 
Educational Background
1983 – Perm State University, Faculty of Biology, specialty “Biology”.
1989-1992 – Post-graduate study, A.N. Severtsov Moscow Institute of Developmental Morphology and Animal Ecology, the Academy of Sciences of the USSR.
1997-1999 – Doctorate Course, A.N. Severtsov Moscow Institute for Ecology and Development Problems, the Russian Academy of Sciences.  
 
Academic Degrees and Titles
1992 – Candidate of Biology, A.N. Severtsov Moscow Institute of Developmental Morphology and Animal Ecology, the Academy of Sciences of the USSR.
2003 – Reader.
2005 – Doctor of Biology, A.N. Severtsov Moscow Institute for Ecology and Development Problems, the Russian Academy of Sciences.
 
Stages of Professional Career
1983-1984 – Research Engineer, Department of Biogeocenology and Environmental Protection, Perm State University.
1985-1986 – Engineer, Laboratory of Botany, Natural Science Institute, Perm State University.
1986-1988 – Assistant Lecturer, Department of Zoology of Invertebrates, Perm State University.
1989-1992 – Post-graduate Study, A.N. Severtsov Moscow Institute of Developmental Morphology and Animal Ecology, the Academy of Sciences of the USSR.
1993 – Senior Lecturer, Department of Zoology of Invertebrates, Perm State University.
1994-1996 – Reader, Department of Zoology of Invertebrates and Water Ecology, Perm State University.
1997-1999 – Doctorate Course, A.N. Severtsov Moscow Institute for Ecology and Development Problems, the Russian Academy of Sciences.
2000-2006 – Reader, Department of Zoology of Invertebrates and Water Ecology, Perm State University.
2006 - present time – Professor, Department of Zoology of Invertebrates and Water Ecology, Perm State University.
 
Membership in Scientific Councils and other State and Public Associations
Member of  Scientific Council of the Faculty of Biology, Perm State University.
Member of  Scientific Council, Perm State University.
Member of Dissertation Councils D 212.189.02, Perm State University.
Member of Editorial Board of the International Journal “Eurasian Entomological Journal”.
 
Scientific Project Management
1. 1994-1997 – State Scientific and Technological Programme “Biological Diversity”. “Landscape-zonal and succession-biocoenotic trends of the biological diversity of the Urals Arthropoda communities”.
2. 1995-1996 – Grant of Russian Foundation for Basic Research № 95-04-28604-a “Redaction and publication of the monograph “The Spider Catalogue of the Urals and Neighbouring Regions”.
3. 1997-1999 – Grant of Russian Foundation for Basic Research № 97-04-48301-a “Distribution trends of invertebrates’ diversity”.
4. 1998 – Federal Central Scientific and Technological Programme “Biological diversity”. “Methods of assessment of the biological diversity of Arthropoda communities at landscape-zonal and succession-biocoenotic levels”.
5. 2000-2002 – Grant of Russian Foundation for Basic Research № 00-04-49196-a “Parceling-consorting structure of the Urals Arthropoda communities”.
6. 2000-2001 – Scientific and Technological Programme “Universities of Russia”. “Structure and diversity of communities at the initial stage of pyrogenic succession”.
7. 2004-2006 – Grant of Russian Foundation for Basic Research № 04-04-96000-r2004Ural_a “Succession processes in the fir and spruce forests of the Middle Urals forest-mountain zone”.
8. 2004-2006 – Grant of Russian Foundation for Basic Research № 04-04-96055-r004ural_a “Regularities of development of the Perm Region biological diversity (case study of the Terrestrial invertebrates)”.
9. 2007-2009 – Grant of Russian Foundation for Basic Research № 07-04-96001-r_ural_a “Chorology of structure of the Perm Region invertebrates’ fauna diversity”.
 
Participation in International Projects
1994-1996 – Grant of the International Association for the Promotion of Co-operation with Scientists from the New Independent States of the Former Soviet Union “Faunogenesis and chorology of Eurasian spiders”.
 
Current Research activities
Investigation of geographical variability of structure and diversity of terrestrial invertebrates. Investigation of geographical distribution of species in ecosystem. Development of theory and methods of biocoenotic diversity assessment, as well as the theory of space-time continuum of invertebrates’ communities.
 
Total Number of Publications – 165
Scientific articles – 84.
Monographs – 4.
Textbooks (Study Guides) – 1.
 
Selected Publications
1. Esyunin S.L. Specificities of invertebrate complexes of the “Basegi” natural reserve mountain ecosystems // Insect Fauna and Ecology of the Urals. Sverdlovsk, 1987. pp. 167 – 177. (In Russian)
2. Esyunin S.L. Arachnids of the “Basegi” natural reserve (Pseudoscorpiones, Opiliones, Aranei, Parasitiformes: Ixodidae – annotated index) // Flora and fauna of the USSR natural reserves. Moscow, 1991. Iss. 38. 38 p. (In Russian)
3. Esyunin S.L., Golovatch S.I., Penev L.D. The fauna and zoogeography of spiders inhabiting oak forests of the East European Plain (Arachnida: Araneae) // Ber. nat.-med. Verein Innsbruck. 1993. Bn. 80. S. 175-249. (In English)
4. Esyunin S.L., Efimik V.E. Diversity of the Urals spider fauna: geographic variability // Biology Bulletin Reviews. 1994. Vol. 114, № 4. pp. 415 – 427. (In Russian)
5. Esyunin S.L., Penev L.D., Golovatch S.I. Distribution and assemblage classification of spiders of the East European oak forests (Arachnida Aranei) // Arthropoda sel. 1994.Vol. 3, № 3/4. pp. 67-98. (In English)
6. Kozminykh V.O., Esyunin S.L. Spectra of ecological groups and the structure of Coleoptera necrobiont communities // Russian Entomol. J. 1994.Vol. 3, № 1-2. pp. 75-80. (In English)
7. Penev L.D., Esyunin S.L., Golovatch S.I. Species diversity versus species composition in relation to climate and habitat variation: a case study on spider assemblage (Aranei) of the East European oak forests // Arthropoda sel. 1994.Vol. 3, № 1/2. pp. 65-99. (In English)
8. Esyunin S.L. Diversity of the Urals spider fauna: main trends and determining factors // Biology Bulletin Reviews. 1995. Vol. 115, № 3. pp. 316 – 325. (In Russian)
9. Esyunin S.L., Efimik V.E. The Urals spiders (Arachnida, Aranei) catalogue. Moscow: KMK Scientific Press Ltd., 1996. 228 p.
10. Esyunin S.L. Structure and diversity of spider assemblages of the Urals zonal and mountain tundras // Russian Journal of Zoology. 1999. Vol. 78. Iss. 6. pp. 654-671. (In Russian)
11. Esyunin S.L., Efimik V.E. Fauna diversity and geographic distribution of wolf-spiders (Aranei, Lycosidae) in the Urals // Russian Journal of Zoology. Vol. 79, № 5. pp. 534-547. (In Russian)
12. Esyunin S.L., Efimik V.E., Mazura N.S. The structure of mesofauna population of the Visim reserve fir and spruce forest floor after a windbreak // Aftereffects of Catastrophic Windbreaks for the Forest Ecosystems. Yekaterinburg: Publishing house of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 2000. Pp. 69-86. (In Russian)
13. Esyunin S.L., Kozminykh V.O. Diversity trends of Coleoptera necrobiont (Coleoptera, Silphidae) in the Urals // Russian Journal of Zoology. 2000. Vol. 79, № 2. pp. 171-179. (In Russian)
14. Esyunin S.L., Kozminykh V.O., Ukhova N.L. Structure and diversity of the initial pyrogenic communities in the Middle Urals original fir and spruce forests. 2. Herpetobiont Arthropoda // Perm University Herald. Series “Biology”. 2001. Iss. 4. pp. 144-153. (In Russian)
15. Esyunin S.L., Farzalieva G.Sh., Kozminykh V.O., Shumilovskikh L.S. Structure and diversity of Arthropoda parcels of the Visim natural reserve fir and spruce forests // Perm University Herald. Series “Biology”. 2001. Iss. 4. pp. 128-143. (In Russian)
16. Voronin A.G., Esyunin S.L. Diversity of fauna of ground beetles (Coleoptera, Carabidae) in the Middle Urals: main trends and determining factors // Eurasian Entomological Journal. 2005. Vol. 4, № 2. pp. 107 – 116. (In Russian)
17. Esyunin S.L. Structure and diversity of spider assemblages in the Middle Urals transect // Eurasian Entomological Journal. 2006. Vol. 5. Iss. 3. pp. 249-262. (In Russian)
18. Esyunin S.L., Shumilovskikh L.S. Population of Herpetobiont spiders (Aranei) of the Perm Region “The Cis-Ural Region” natural reserve // Eurasian Entomological Journal. 2008. Vol. 7. Iss. 1. pp. 47 – 56. (In Russian)
19. Esyunin S.L. Geographical variation in spider assemblages (Arachnida: Aranei) of steppe and steppe-like habitats of the Urals, Russia // Species and Communities in Extreme Environment. - Sofia-Moscow: Pensoft Publ., 2008. pp. 143 - 158. (In English)
20. Esyunin S.L. Geographical variation in spider assemblages (Arachnida: Aranei) of steppe and steppe-like habitats of the Urals, Russia // Species and Communities in Extreme Environment. – Sofia, 2008. pp. 393 - 408. (In Russian)

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