Kseniya Shchukina

Kseniya Shchukina

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Position: Research Scientist

E-mail: schukina@binran.ru

Phone number: +7 (812) 372-54-18

Research interests:

  • Phytocenology.
  • Meadow vegetation, stepp vegetation, floodplain vegetation.
  • Birch forests, North Caucasus.
  • Classification of vegetation, ordination of plant communities, biodiversity, protection of plant communities.

Keywords: Phytocenology, meadow vegetation, birch forests, North Caucasus, floodplain vegetation, classification of vegetation, ordination of plant communities, biodiversity, protection of plant communities

Education and work experience:

1994 – Bachelor's degree in Geobotany, St. Petersburg State University.
1996 – Master's degree at St. Petersburg State University, specialization «Geobotany», Master's program «Phytocenology».
2020 – PhD thesis «Meadow vegetation of the Vyatka river floodplain within the Kirov region», Komarov Botanical Institute RAS. Specialty – 03.02.01 - «Botany».

1997 – until now – employee of the Komarov Botanical Institute RAS.

Grants and research projects:

Member of research team:

  • 2017-2019. Grant of RFBR № 17-04-01749 А «Bogs of the uplands of the Russian Plain: genesis, structure, vegetation and botanical and geographical significance».

Other projects:

  • European Russia vegetation plot database. The main custodians: Anton Korablev, Valentina Neshataeva, Nadezhda Liksakova. The database is based on the releves data collected by the staff of the former Laboratory of Forest Zone Vegetation in 1980–2000. Data on forest and meadow vegetation from the Russian North-West and Kirovskaya Oblast count more than 3000 releves. If you are interested in the data please contact Anton Korablev by e-mail.

Conferences and workshops:

Professional memberships:


Editorial activity:

Selected publications:

Kucherov I.B., Shchukina K.V., Tatarenko I.V. et al. Great burnet floodplain meadows along eurosiberian longitudinal gradient. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2020. 105(12): 25-46. [In Russian]

Shchukina K.V., Shilnikov D.S., Kessel D.S., Abdurakhmanova Z.I., Gadzhiataev M.G., Neschataev M.V. Analysis of the coenoflora of birch forests in the Teberdinsky state natural biosphere reserve. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science (EES). 2020. 579(1): 012048.

Kessel D.S., Shchukina K.V., Abdurakhmanova Z.I., Gadzhiataev M.G., Shilnikov D.S. Variety of grass-shrub layer of birch forests of teberdinsky reserve and natural park «upper gunib». Fitoraznoobrazie Vostochnoi Evropy. 2019. 13(3): 239-252. [In Russian]

Pukinskaya M.Yu., Kessel D.S., Schukina K.V. Drying of fir-spruce forests of the Teberda Nature Reserve. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2019. 104(3): 337-362. [In Russian]

Korablev A.P., Kessel D.S., Pukinskaya M.Yu., Shchukina K.V., Volkov V.P. Determinants of the ground cover in nemoral spruce forests (from Picea abies L.) of the Central Forest Reserve. Vestnik Tverskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta. Biologiya i ekologiya. 2018. 4: 118-125. [In Russian]

Stchukina K.V. Analysis of meadow flora in the floodplain of the vyatka river within the kirov region. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2018. 103(7): 835-852. [In Russian]

Shchukina K.V. Species diversity of meadows of the vyatka river floodplain. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2017. 102(10): 1420-1436. [In Russian]

Vasilevich V.I., Schukina K.V. Brief conspectus of wetland vegetation of the Vyatka River floodplain. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2013. 98(6): 715-722. [In Russian]

Schukina K.V. Associations of the wet meadows of the Vyatka River floodplain. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2011. 96(12): 1590-1605. [In Russian]

Schukina K.V. Phytocoenotic characteristic of the mesophytic typical meadows in the floodplain of the Vyatka River. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2009. 94(9): 1334-1351. [In Russian]

Schukina K.V. Meadow-sweet and meadow foxtail veadows in the flood-plain of the Vyatka River. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2008. 93(5): 713-726. [In Russian]

Academic degree, academic title: Ph.D.