I. Zenkova

           IRINA V. ZENKOVA

 

       Laboratory of Ecology of Microorganisms 


                  of the Institute of the North  
                         Ecological Problems
 


                         Kola Science Centre 
                  Russian Academy of Sciences   
  
            Apatity, Murmansk Region, Russia 
 

e-mail: zenkova@inep.ksc.ru

 



 
 
 Positions:                 Postgraduate (PhD-student)

 Education:               Graduated Biology Dept. of Petrozavodsk State University at 1994

Research Interests:    -biodiversity of invertebrate animals in natural and industrial 
                                  soils;
                                 -bioindication;
                                 -participation of mesofauna in destruction of plant residues.

Background activities:

         -Student Conference - 97: Environment and Development, University of Umea (Sweden).
          "Invertebrate animals complexes in soils of the Kola Peninsula Polluted with by Heavy Metals",
          24-26 October 1997.
 
        -V Youth Scientific Conference "Actual Problems of Biology". Tundra Ecology Department,
          Institute of Biology,  Ómi Science Centre of Russian Academy of Sciences. Sictivcar,  Ómi
          republic, Russia, 14-16 April 1998.
          Zenkova I.V. "Mezofauna of the Kola Peninsula Forest soil Polluted by Heavy Metals." // Book
          of Abstract: V Youth Scientific Conference "Actual Problems of Biology" (ed. by T. Golovko). -
          Sictivcar:  Ómi Science Centre of Russian Academy of Sciences, 1998. P. 73.

         -2nd Advanced Studies Course on: "Soil Ecotoxicilogy, Rick Assessment and Soil Management".
          Environmental and Life Sciences Institute; Department of Zoology, University of Coimbra
          (Portugal), March 30 - April 10, 1998.

         -Zenkova I.V. Condition of soil mezofauna in zone of influence of the "Severonicel" smelter. //
          Book of Abstract: "Anthropogenic impact on the Northern nature and its ecological
          consequences" All-Russian conference and Scientific session, Apatity, 22-25 June 1998
          (ed. by U.Izrael and G.Kalabin). - Apatity: Kola Science Centre of Russian Academy of
          Sciences, 1998. P. 175 - 177,  22-25 June 1998.
 
         -2-nd International Conference "Trace Elements: Effects on Organisms and Environment",
          University of Cieszyn (Poland), Department of Human and Animal Physiology,
          23-26 June 1998.
          "The Invertebrate Animal Communities in the Kola Peninsula Forest soil Polluted by Heavy
          Metals." (poster, abstract, paper)
          Zenkova I.V. The Invertebrate Animal Communities in the Kola Peninsula Forest soil Polluted
          by Heavy Metals. // Book of Abstract: 2-nd International Conference "Trace Elements:
          Effects on Organisms and Environment", Cieszyn, 23-26 June 1998 (ed. by P. Migula). -
          Katowice, 1998. P. 48.
 


Laboratory of Ecology of Microorganisms

INEP research laboratories

Institute of North Industrial Ecology Problems