Vladislav Petrovsky

Vladislav Petrovsky

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Academic degree, academic title: Ph.D.

Position: Senior Researcher

E-mail: petrovsky@binran.ru

Research interests:

  • Systematics of critical Arctic taxa (primarily Draba, Papaver, Stellaria, Potentilla, Gastrolychnis, Antennaria, etc.).
  • Areas of northern plants, the concept of botanical and geographical reference points.
  • Arctic flora of Russia, geography and ecology of Arctic plants, rare and endemic plants of the Arctic and Subarctic.
  • Chromosome numbers of plants in the Arctic zone of Russia.
  • Flora of Wrangel Island, Chukotka and Northern Yakutia, specific (local) and regional flora, floristic analysis, floristic zoning of the Arctic and Subarctic.
  • History of the formation of flora, the centers of speciation and the ways of plant settlement, geographical connections of the floristic complexes of the Far North of Russia.
  • Plant communities of the tundra zone of Russia.
  • Nature protection, identification of botanical monuments and territories in need of protection of valuable plant species.

Keywords: Arctic flora, areas of northern plants, chromosomal numbers of northern plants, botanical and geographical reference points, history of flora formation

Education and work experience:

1948-1952 – Moscow Agricultural Academy. K.A. Timiryazeva.
1955-1958 – Post-graduate student, Komarov Botanical Institute Academy of Sciences of the USSR.
1961 – defended his Ph.D. thesis on the topic: «Sinusial structure of some plant associations in the north of Yakutia».

1958-1986 – Research Assistant, Komarov Botanical Institute Academy of Sciences of the USSR, laboratory of vegetation of the Far North, group of the Arctic flora of the USSR.
1986-2018 – Senior Researcher, Komarov Botanical Institute v RAS, Laboratory of Vegetation of the Far North.
2018 – present – Senior Researcher, Komarov Botanical Institute RAS, Laboratory of Geography and Cartography of Vegetation.

Grants and research projects:

Project leader:

  • 2000-2001. Grant RFBR № 00-04-49403-a «History of the formation of the flora of Wrangel Island: comparative analysis and preparation of a monograph».

Member of research team:

  • 2013. Grant RFBR № 13-04-10155-k «Scientific project for conducting and organizing an expeditionary trip to the northern regions of eastern and western Yakutia (Sakha) and the Taimyr District».
  • 2013-2015. Grant RFBR №13-04-01682-a «Study of the spatial structure of floristic complexes of the Yakut sector of the Arctic and Subarctic».
  • 2013-2015. Grant RFBR № 13-04-01385-a «Geobotanical zoning of Eastern European tundras as a basis for assessing and preserving their coenotic diversity».
  • 2010-2012. Grant RFBR № 12-04-10127-k «Organization and conduct of an expeditionary trip to the northern regions of Gydan, Krasnoyarsk Territory and Yakutia».
  • 2012. Grant RFBR №10-04-01087-a «Comparative study of the parameters of local floras as a basis for the floristic subdivision of the Asian Arctic and Subarctic».
  • 2010-2011. Grant RFBR №10-04-07050-d Publication of the collective monograph «Conspectus of the flora of the Chukotka tundra» (authors: B. A. Yurtsev, T. M. Koroleva, V. V. Petrovsky, T. G. Polozova, P. G. Zhukova, A. E. Katenin).
  • 2007. Grant RFBR №07-04-01015-a «Spatial structure of vascular plant diversity in the circumpolar Arctic: flora synopsis, latitudinal and longitudinal trends determined by modern conditions and late Cenozoic history».
  • 2005-2007. Grant RFBR № 05-04-49583-a «Development and testing of methods of comparative floristry (according to the monitoring of the biodiversity of the Asian Arctic)».
  • 2002-2004. Grant RFBR №02-04-49142-a «Comparative typological characteristics of local and regional floras of the Russian Arctic and Subarctic (according to the network of biodiversity monitoring points)».
  • 1999-2001. Grant RFBR № 99-04-49585-a «Gradients of biodiversity of the Russian Arctic according to the analysis of local floras of the monitoring network».
  • 1996-1998. Grant RFBR № 96-04-49779-a «Development of a program and preparation of a network of monitoring points for the biodiversity of the Asian Arctic at the level of local floras».
  • 1993-1995. Grant RFBR № 93-04-20056-a «Development and approbation of the basic scheme for maintaining a general cadastre of biodiversity (at the level of local and partial flora)».

Conferences and workshops:

Attendee:

  • Comprehensive studies of the natural environment of the Arctic and Antarctic. Russia, St. Petersburg, March 2-3, 2020. Poster.

Professional memberships:

Expeditions:

Editorial activity:

  • Editorial board member of the monographia «Synopsis of the flora of the Chukchi Tundra». 2010. St. Petersburg. VVM. 628 p.

Selected publications:

Monographs and chapters (sections) in monographs:

Opredelitel of vascular plants of Yakutia. 2020. Novosibirsk. 896 p.

Red Book of the Nenets Autonomous Okrug. Official edition. Naryan-Mar. 2020.

Nenets Autonomous Okrug: an encyclopedia. M.: Publishing house: OST PAK NT. 2019. Vol. 1: A – M. 479 s. Vol. 2: N – I. 495 p.

Synopsis of the flora of the Chukchi tundra. SPb. VVM. 2010.628 p.

Floodplain meadows of Northern Mongolia. KMK. 2008.

Red Book of the Nenets Autonomous Okrug. Official edition. Naryan-Mar. 2006.

Yurtsev B.A., Petrovsky V.V. Flora of the surroundings of Somnitelnaya Bay: Vascular plants. Arctic tundra of Wrangel Island. SPb. BIN RAS. 1994. 7-66.

Petrovsky V.V. Vascular Plants of Wrangel Island (Abstract of Flora). Magadan. 1988. 49 p.

Petrovsky V.V. Vascular Plants of Wrangel Island (Analytical Review). Magadan. 1988. 37 p.

Galaktionova T.F. Petrovsky V.V., Koroleva T.M., Trufanova E.R., Egorova A.A. Abstract flora of vascular plants. Seasonal and annual dynamics of phytomass in the subarctic tundra. Novosibirsk. 1978. 23–44.

Papers in journals and collections:

Sekretareva N.A., Razzhivin V.Yu., Petrovsky V.V. Local floras of the northeastern part of the Chukotka Peninsula (basin of the Chegitun and Utaveem Rivers). Botanical journal. 2020. 105(7): 646–671.

Petrovsky V.V., Sokolova I.V., Mikhailova M.A. Taxonomy of the subspecies of Papaver pulvinatum (Papaveraceae). Annales Botanici Fennici. 2019. 56(4-6): 369-377.

Lavrinenko O.V., Petrovsky V.V., Lavrinenko I.A. New local floras and materials for floristic zoning of East European tundras. Botanical journal. 2019. 104(1): 58–92.

Petrovsky V.V. Species of the aggregate Draba cinerea (Brassicaceae) in the north of Russia. News of the taxonomy vascular plants. 2018. 49: 71-86.

Katenin A.E., Petrovsky V.V. Local flora of the northern part of the Chukotka Peninsula. Botanical journal. 2013. 98(3): 1-25.

Petrovsky V.V., Razzhivin V.Yu., Sekretareva N.A. Flora of the Ekiatap Ridge (Chukotka Upland). Botanical journal. 2011. 96(1): 22-51.

Petrovsky V.V., Sekretareva N.A. To the flora of the northern part of the Oleneksko-Lena interfluve (Sakha Republic). Botanical journal. 2011. 96(8): 1006-1036.

Petrovsky V.V., Sekretareva N.A. To the flora of the mountainous part of the Ust-Lensky reserve and adjacent territories (the Republic of Sakha). Botanical journal. 2010. 95(10): 36–61.

Petrovsky V.V. Notes on some species of the genus Draba L. (Brassicaceae) in Chukotka. News of systematics vascular plants. 2010. 42: 147–168.

Elven R., Petrovsky V.V., Solstad H. Typification of names in Papaver sect. Meconella Spach (Papaveraceae). Taxon. 2009. 58(3): 985-990.

Petrovsky V.V., Zhukova P.G., Kotzeruba V.V. Karyological and taxonomic study of species of the genus Papaver (Papaveraceae) of Northern Yakutia. Botanical journal. 2003. 88(11): 114-118.

etrovsky V.V. The problem of the species-width in poppies of Russian Arctic. The species concept in the High North - A Panarctic Flora Initiative. The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. Oslo. 1999. 243-261.

Petrovsky V.V. Areas of intensive plant speciation in Beringian Arctic Shelf. Opera Botanica. 1997. 132: 19-25.

Petrovsky V.V., Plieva T.V. About the flora of the Chukotka Peninsula. Botanical Journal. 1994. 79(10): 19-32.

Petrovsky V.V. Genus Aster L. Tripolium Nees., Erigeron L., Antennaria Gaertn., Leontopodium R.Br. Arctic flora of the USSR. 1987. 10: 67-96, 102-103.

Zhukova P.G., Petrovsky V.V. Cytotaxonomic studies of some species of the genus Potentilla (Rosaceae) from northern Asia. Botanical Journal. 1985. 70(8): 1070-1077.

Petrovsky V.V. An outline of the vegetation of Wrangel Island. Botanical Journal. 1985. 70(6): 742-751.

Petrovsky V.V. Three new species of the genus Papaver (Papaveraceae) from northeast Asia. Botanical Journal. 1985. 70(1): 113-117.

Petrovsky V.V. Family Crassulaceae DC., Genus Sanguisorba L. Arctic flora of the USSR. 1984. IX. 1: 9-18, 301-303.

Zhukova P.G., Petrovsky V.V. Cytotaxonomic study of some Brassicaceae species from northern Asia. Botanical Journal. 1984. 69(2): 237-240.

Petrovsky V.V. Two new species of the genus Potentilla (Rosaceae) from northeast Asia. Botanical Journal. 1983. 68(3): 400–402.

Petrovsky V.V. Families Plumbaginaceae Juss., Boraginaceae Juss., genus Lagotis Gaertn. In the book: Arctic Flora of the USSR. 1980. 8: 192-195, 227-246, 267-269.

Petrovsky V.V. Genera Braya Sternb., Barbarea R.Br., Rorippa Scop., Cardamine L., Parrya R.Br., Cochlearia L. Arctic flora of the USSR. 1975. 7: 44–52, 74–92, 100– 102, 157-163.

Tolmachev A.I., Petrovsky V.V. New species of poppies from the extreme north-east of Asia. Botanical Journal. 1973. 58(8): 1127-1130.

Yurtsev B.A., Petrovsky V.V. On the indicative value of floristic complexes in the North-East of the USSR. Theoretical questions of phytoindication. M.-L. 1971. 15-31.

Petrovsky V.V. Genera Sagina L., Honkenya Ehrh., Arenaria L., Moehringia L., Merckia Fisch., Dianthus L., Anemone L., Pulsatilla Mill., Batrachium (DC.) S.F. Gray, Thalictrum L. Arctic flora of the USSR. L. 1971. 6: 52-57, 70-83, 119-122, 163-175. 180-183, 225-231.

Petrovsky V.V. Genus Kobresia Willd. Arctic flora of the USSR, 3. М – Л. 1966. 34–40.

Petrovsky V.V. Genus Polygonum L. Arctic flora of the USSR, 5. M – L. 1966. 163–179.

Petrovsky V.V. Synusia as a form of coexistence of plants. Botanical Journal. 1961. 46(11): 1615-1626.

Petrovsky V.V. On the structure of plant associations of polygonal bogs in the lower reaches of the Lena River. Botanical Journal. 1959. 44(10): 1500-1509.