Publication of a book for popularizing science and enlightening Siberians, as well as Europeans having got interests in Siberia

Institute for Systematics and Ecology of Animals, SB RAS, Novosibirsk

Head of the Institute:

Vadim I.Evsikov, Corresponding Member of the RAS, Professor
11 Frunze Str., Novosibirsk, 630091, Russia
Telephone: +7 (3832) 170-973
Fax: +7 (3832) 170-973

Principal researchers:

V.G.Mordkovitch, Doctor of Sciences, Professor, Director of the Zoological Museum

Project objectives

The enlightenment of Siberians; forming a Siberian attitude; acquainting foreigners, who have got interests in Siberia, with an ecological specificity of the country and its inhabitants.

Background and significance of objectives

The first 40 out of the total 60 parts have already been written. Hundreds of relevant literature sources have been analysed and a complete bibliography have been compiled.

Research plan: approaches and methods

Expected results

A complete manuscript of the book will be compiled for its further publication and dissemination. The preliminary contents:

Chapter 1. Siberia - sources of originality.

Chapter 2. Landscape ecology of the country.

Chapter 3. Bouquet of Siberian people.

Chapter 4. The Siberian Nature in a man’s service.

Chapter 5. The rebounds of global ecological crises in Siberia.

Chapter 6. A strategy of nature conservation in Siberia.

Chapter 7. The ecology of Siberia as a factor of Russian and worldwide history.

List of publications of participants related to the project