Lydia Zanokha

Lydia Zanokha

Author Identifiers: Russian Science Citation Index

Academic degree, academic title: Ph.D.

Position: Leading Specialist


Research interests:

  • Flora and vegetation of the tundra zone.

Keywords: Flora, vegetation, succession, classification, botanical geography, phenology

Education and work experience:

1972-1978 – Faculty of Biology and Soil Science, St. Petersburg State University Department of Botany.
1989 – Candidate of Science in Biology (Ph.D.). Komarov Botanical Institute RAS. The topic of the thesis is «Meadow communities of the tundra zone (on the example of Taimyr)».

1971 – until now – employee of Komarov Botanical Institute RAS.

Grants and research projects:

Member of research team:

  • 2012-2012. RFBR № 12-04-07027-d «Edition of the series «Vegetation of Russia», vol. 20».
  • 2010-2012. RFBR № 10-04-01114-а «Analysis of the chorology of species and communities in connection with the tasks of latitudinal-zonal typology and the assessment of climatogenic dynamics of the vegetation cover in the Arctic».
  • 2010-2011. RFBR № 10-04-07025-d «Edition of the series «Vegetation of Russia», vol. 16».
  • 2009-2009. RFBR № 09-04-07048-в «Edition of the series «Vegetation of Russia», vol. 14».
  • 2008-2009. RFBR № 08-04-07051-в «Edition of the series «Vegetation of Russia», vol. 12».
  • 2007-2008. RFBR № 07-04-07048-d «Edition of the series «Vegetation of Russia», vol. 10».
  • 2006-2008. RFBR № 06-04-49295-а «Syntaxonomic diversity of the Arctic and its dependence on ecological and geographical factors».
  • 2006-2007. RFBR № 06-04-62067-d «Edition of the series «Vegetation of Russia», vol. 9».
  • 2003-2005. RFBR № 03-04-49400-а «Regional and sectoral features of the flora and vegetation of polar deserts and their high-altitude analogs».
  • 2003-2004. RFBR № 03-04-62065-d «Edition of the series «Vegetation of Russia», vol. 4, 5».
  • 2002-2004. RFBR № 02-04-48663-а «Taxonomic diversity and organizing communities in the Arctic».
  • 2000-2002. RFBR № 00-04-49439-а «Botanical criteria for delimiting zones of tundra and polar deserts».
  • 1999-2001. RFBR № 99-04-48888-а «Latitudinal gradients of climatic heat and taxonomic structure of the Arctic biota».
  • 1997-1999. RFBR № 97-04-48952-а «Community composition and structure polar deserts».
  • 1996-1998. RFBR № 96-04-51080-а «Climatic gradients and species structure of communities».

Professional memberships:

Editorial activity:

Selected publications:

Matveeva N.V., Zanokha L.L. Changes in the flora of vascular plants in the vicinity of the village Dixon (Western Taimyr) from 1980 to 2012. [Izmeneniya vo flore sosudistykh rasteniy v okrestnostyakh pos. Dikson (Zapadnyy Taymyr) s 1980 g. po 2012 g.] Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2017. 102(6): 812-845.

Matveeva N.V., Zanoha L.L. Vascular plants. Plants and mushrooms of the polar deserts of the northern hemisphere. 2015. 35-74.

Matveeva N.V., Zanokha L.L., Yanchenko Z.A. Changes in the flora of vascular plants in the area of the Taimyr biogeocenological station (middle course of the Pyasina river, western Taimyr) from 1970 to 2010.[Izmeneniya vo flore sosudistykh rasteniy v rayone Taymyrskogo biogeotsenologicheskogo statsionara (sredneye techeniye reki Pyasiny, zapadnyy Taymyr) s 1970 po 2010 g.]. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2014. 99(8): 841-867.

Matveyeva N.V., Zanokha L.L. Analysis of vascular plants of Bolshevik Island (Severnaya Zemlya archipelago). Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2008. 93(3): 369–392.

Zanokha L.L. Swamp plant communities with Salix reptans Rupr. and S. lanata L. in the west of tundra zone of Taymyr peninsula. Vegetation of Russia. 2003. 5: 28-40.

Zanokha L.L. Classification of zoogenic and anthropogenic vegetation of central-siberian sector of the Arctic (VEGETATION OF CENTRAL-SIBERIAN SECTOR OF THE ARCTIC (Taymyr peninsula, Severnaya Zemlya archipelago). Vegetation of Russia. 2001. 1: 6-16.