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Address: Russia, 119071, Moscow, Leninskij prosp., 33

Phone: 8 (495) 633-1417


Headed by Yulia A. Kurbatova, PhD

The Laboratory of Biogeocenology was organized in 1963 by the founder of the study of biogeocenosis, Academician V.N. Sukachev, within the V.L. Komarov Botanical Institute of the USSR Academy of Sciences. Following the death of Dr. Sukachev in 1967 the Laboratory was named after him. In 1978, together with the Malinki Biogeocenological Station, the Laboratory was transferred to the Institute of Evolutionary Animal Morphology and Ecology of the USSR Academy of Sciences. Several research units merged with the Laboratory in 1985, which was then renamed the V.N. Sukachev Laboratory of General Ecology and Biogeocenology. In 1993 the Laboratory reassumed its original name. In 2006, during a reorganization of the Institute of Ecology and Evolution of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Laboratory was merged with the Historical Ecology Group.  The status of the Sukachev Laboratory of Biogeocenology as an independent unit within the Institute of Ecology and Evolution was restored in May 2014. 

The laboratory performs comprehensive interdisciplinary studies of the structural and functional organization of boreal and tropical biogeocenoses by integrating field experimental observations, ecological modeling and remote sensing data. Laboratory staff carry out year-round, long-term observations of the fluxes of heat and main greenhouse gases between the atmosphere and forest and wetland biogeocenoses of the southern taiga subzone of the European part of the Russian Federation and monsoon tropical forest of Vietnam, based on study of turbulent pulsations. These unique studies have allowed estimation of the spatial and temporal variability of energy and mass exchange with the atmospheres of forest and wetland biogeocenoses in today’s climate conditions.

Курбатова Юлия Александровна Заведующая лабораторией к.б.н. и.о. ведущего научного сотрудника
Ермохина Ксения Алексеевна Старший научный сотрудник к.г.н.  
Черенков Сергей Борисович Главный специалист подразделения    
Мельникова Наталья Илларионовна Ведущий инженер    
Широня Иван Иванович Старший инженер    
Авилов Виталий Константинович Младший научный сотрудник    
Иванов Дмитрий Геннадьевич Старший инженер    
Мамкин Вадим Витальевич Младший научный сотрудник    
Коротков Константин Олегович Ведущий инженер к.б.н.  
Сандлерский Роберт Борисович Научный сотрудник к.б.н.  
Татаринов Федор Алексеевич Ведущий инженер    
Сабреков Александр Фаритович Ведущий инженер    
Ольчев Александр Валентинович Ведущий инженер    
Куричева Ольга Алексеевна Научный сотрудник к.б.н.  
Попов Игорь Юрьевич Старший научный сотрудник к.б.н.  
Варлагин Андрей Викторович Старший научный сотрудник к.б.н.