Viktor Smagin

Viktor Smagin

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Academic degree, academic title: Ph.D.

Position: Senior Researcher

E-mail: VSmagin@binran.ru

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

Research interests:

  • Geobotany.
  • Bolotovedenie (science about mires).
  • Vegetation monitoring.
  • Botanical geography.

Keywords: Mires, vegetation, vegetation cover structure, geography and typology of mires, long-term vegetation dynamics

Education and work experience:

1980 – graduated from the Department of Botanical Geography, Geographical Faculty of Leningrad State University.
1983 – сompleted postgraduate studies at the V. L. Komarov Botanical Institute RAS.
1985 – PhD thesis «Vegetation changes during the overgrowth of small reservoirs under the influence of anthropogenic factors».

1984 – Senior Laboratory Assistant at the Laboratory of Vegetation of the Forest Zone, Komarov Botanical Institute RAS.
1984-1992 – Research Assistant at the Laboratory of Vegetation of the Forest Zone, Komarov Botanical Institute RAS.
1992-1999 – Research Scientist at the Laboratory of Vegetation of the Forest Zone, Komarov Botanical Institute RAS.
1999-2015 – Senior Researcher at the Laboratory of Vegetation of the Forest Zone, Komarov Botanical Institute RAS.
2015 – until now – Senior Researcher, Laboratory of General Geobotany, Komarov Botanical Institute RAS.

Grants and research projects:

State task

  • From 2021. № 121032500047-1 «Vegetation of European Russia and Northern Asia: diversity, dynamics, principles of organization».

Project leader:

  • 2018. Grant of the RFBR 18-04-20002.
  • 2017-2019. Grant of the RFBR 17-04-01749а.
  • 2011-2013. Grant of the RFBR 11-04-00159а.
  • 2007-2009. Grant of the RFBR 07-04-00265а.

Member of research team:

  • 2009. 09-05-07078-d Grant of the RFBR Publication of the monograph «Nature of the Sestroretsk Lowland and issues of its protection».
  • 2004-2006. 04-04-49280-а Grant of the RFBR «Meadow vegetation of the North-west of European Russia».
  • 2003-2005. Grant of the RFBR 03-04-48791-a «Vegetation of Russian mires: zonal structure and syntaxonomy».
  • 1998-2000. Grant of the RFBR 98-07-90340-v «Formation of a database of geobotanical relives for vegetation classification based on the TURBOVEG database».
  • 1995-1997. Grant of the RFBR 95-04-11306-а «Vegetation of the mires of the European North and its classification».

Conferences and workshops:

Organizing committee:

  • All-Russian scientific conference with international participation «Galkin Readings». Russia, St. Petersburg, annually 2007-2019; 2021. Member of the Organizing Committee.

Professional memberships:

Expeditions:

Selected publications:

Monorgraphs:

Boch M.S., Smagin V.A. Flora and vegetation of the mires of the North-West of Russia and the principles of their protection. St. Petersburg. 1993. 224 p. [In Russian]

Papers:

Smagin V.A. To the 90th anniversary of the birth of Professor Marina Sergeevna Boch. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2021. 106(6): 85-90. [In Russian]

Smagin V.A., Antipin V.K., Boychuk M.A. Bogs of the central, elevated part of the Windy Belt ridge. Izvestiya Russkogo geogtaphicheskogo obshchestva. 2020. 152(5): 25–37. [In Russian]

Doronina A.Y., Galanina O.V., Smagin V.A., Orlov T.V. Mires of the Lembolovskaya upland (Leningrad region). Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2020. 105(9): 909-918. [In Russian]

Chytrý M. Tichý L. ... Smagin V.A. et al. EUNIS Habitat Classification: Expert system, characteristic species combinations and distribution maps of European habitats. Applied Vegetation Science. 2020. 23(4): 648-675.

Smagin V.A. Ecological rows of vegetation of upper bogs with flat and slightly convex surface in the taiga zone of European Russia. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2019. 104(5): 717-728. [In Russian]

Smagin V.A., Antipin V.K., Boychuk M.A. Mires of the southern slopes of the Windy Belt ridge (Eastern Fennoscandia). Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2019. 104(4): 602–616. [In Russian]

Noskova M.G., Smagin V.A., Filippov D.A., Denisenkov V.P. Bogs of the Vologda part of the Veps upland. Izvestiya Russkogo geogtaphicheskogo obshchestva. 2018. 150(4): 31–53.

Smagin V.A., Stepochkina O.E., Doronina A.Yu., Doroshina G.Ya., Kuzmina E.Yu., Reznikov A.I. Vegetation of the Yamnitskaya Chist mires system (Leningrad region). Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2018. 103(8): 980–991. [In Russian]

Sirin A., Minayeva T., Yurkovskaya T., Kuznetsov O., Smagin V., Fedotov Yu. Russian Federation (European Part). Mires and peatlands of Europe. H. Joosten, F. Tanneberger, A. Moen (eds.) Stuttgart. 2017. 589–616.

Smagin V.A. Spatial ecological series of vegetation of transitional bogs of the taiga zone of European Russia. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2017. 102(1): 3–16. [In Russian]

Smagin V.A., Noskova M.G., Antipin V.K., Boychuk M.A. Diversity and phytocenotic role of mosses in the mires of the south-west of the Arkhangelsk region and adjacent territories. Trudy Karelskogo nauchnogo tsentra RAN. Biogeographiya. 2017. 75-96. [In Russian]

Peterka T., Hajek M. ... Smagin V.A. et al. Formalized classification of European fen vegetation at the alliance level. Applied Vegetation Science II. 2016. 1-19.

Smagin V.A. Higher units of mires vegetation. Sbornik nauchnykh trudov GNBS. 2016. 143: 216-223. [In Russian]

Smagin V.A. Spatial ecological series of vegetation of fens of the taiga zone of European Russia. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2016. 101(5): 516-536.

Smagin V.A., Noskova M.G., Denisenkov V.P. The Schenus mires of the north-eastern shore of the lake Vozhe. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2015. 100(3): 277–289. [In Russian]

Smagin V.A. Complexes of plant communities of bogs of the taiga zone of European Russia. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2014. 99(11): 1185–1223. [In Russian]

Smagin V.A., Noskova M.G., Denisenkov V.P. Finding aapa mires in the Arkhangelsk region. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2013. 98(9): 1095-1108.

Smagin V.A., Denisenkov V.P. Eutrophic fens of the northern coast of Lake Vozhe. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2013. 98(7): 867-885. [In Russian]

Smagin A.V. Vegetation of carpets and hollows of bogs, transitional bogs and AAPA mires of European Russia and its place in the syntaxonomy floral school. Izvestiya Samarskogo nauchnogo tsentra RAN. 2012. 14.1(4): 1125–1129. [In Russian]

Smagin A.V. Syntaxonomy dwarfshrub-grass-sphagnum communities of ridges and hummock minerotrophic mires of the European part of Russia. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2012. 97(7): 939–960. [In Russian]

Smagin V.A. Associations of Caricetum diandrae Jonas 1932 and Caricetum appropinquatae Koch (1925) Soo 1938 in the mires of the taiga zone of European Russia. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2010. 95(11): 1566–1586. [In Russian]

Smagin V.A. Shrubby vegetation of the mires of the taiga zone of the European part of Russia. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2010. 95(4):495–524. [In Russian]

Smagin V.A. Vegetation of eutrophic forest fens of the taiga zone of the European part of Russia. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2010. 95(3): 380–404. [In Russian]

Smagin V.A. The union of Caricion davallianae in the North-West of European Russia. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2008. 93(7): 1029–1082. [In Russian]

Smagin V.A. Vegetation of the union Bistorto-Caricion diandrae all. nov. on the mires of the taiga zone of the European part of Russia. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2007. 92(9): 1340–1365. [In Russian]

Vasilevich V.I., Smagin V.A. On the border between damp meadows and fes. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2007. 92(8): 1161–1174. [In Russian]

Smagin V.A. The order Sphagnetalia magellanici Kästn. et Flöss. 1933 in the marshes of the European part of Russia. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2007. 92(6): 807-840. [In Russian]

Smagin V.A., Galanina O.V. Mires of the Kurgalsky Peninsula. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2003. 88(5): 72–92. [In Russian]

Smagin V.A. Flora and vegetation of mires of the European North of Russia. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2001. 86(6): 40–55. [In Russian]

Smagin V.A. Bogs of the south of the Kostroma region (the basin of the lower reaches of the Unzha River). Botanicheskii zhurnal. 1995. 80(4): 20–30. [In Russian]

Smagin V.A. Dynamics of overgrowth of peat quarries (on the example of developed peat bogs of the Leningrad region). Botanicheskii zhurnal. 1982. 67(8): 1112–1117. [In Russian]