FOREIGN EMPLOYEES OF THE PROLAND PROJECT

Mrs Olga Petruta Gate

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(WP 3)

Degree: 

Master of Agriculture - Agricultural Sciences University of Bucharest - Faculty of Agriculture graduated in 1997

 

Special Education:

1st March - 1st June 1994 - Tempus Grant, financed by European Union in Preston - United Kingdom at the Lancashire College of Agriculture (Myerscough Hall)

October 1997 - July 1998 - Post - university courses at Agricultural Sciences University of Bucharest, speciality 'Management, Marketing and Rural Development'

August 2002 - Work stage at Agricultural University of Kiel, Germany, within the International Project INCO - COPERNICUS 'Experiences with the impact of subsoil compaction'

 

Affiliation and position: Scientific researcher within Research laboratory of Soil Physics and Technology within Research Institute of Soil Science and Agrochemistry (ICPA), Bucharest, Romania

 

Publications:

  1. Roxana Enache, Irina Calciu, Olga Gate, 2001: 'Mechanical characteristics of soil important in work procedure of agricultural machinery' (in Romanian). Scientific Papers Session of Students and Professors, Agricultural Sciences University of Bucharest, 31 May – 1 June, 2001;

  2. Roxana Enache, Irina Calciu, Olga Gate, 2001: 'Consequences on soil of organic and mineral fertilization – case study on Vermic Chernozem located at Valu lui Traian' (in Romanian). Scientific Papers Session of Students and Professors, Agricultural Sciences University of Bucharest, 31 May – 1 June, 2001;

  3. Anthony R. Dexter, Ewa A. Czyz, Olga Gate, 2003: 'Soil structure and the saturated hydraulic conductivity of sub-soils'. Book of Abstracts (Dexter, A. R. and Czyż, E. A., Eds.) of the International Workshop on Soil Physical Quality, IUNG Pulawy, 2-4 October, Poland, pp. 47-52.










Mr Oleg Lomonos

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(WP 6)

Degree: 

International Sakharov Environmental University (ISEU), Minsk, Bielarus. Diploma “Expert in radioecology”, specialization “Radiation safety”, Faculty of Radioecology. Diploma-project topic: '137Cs and 90Sr uptake prognosis for agricultural plants on example of 'Sovkhoz Sudkovo' enterprise, Khoyniky district, Gomel region'

Special Education:

2000- March 2003 - Ph.D. student, International Sakharov Environmental University (ISEU), specialization 'Ecology'

March 2003 – to present -Ph.D. student, Institute for Problems of Nature Resource Use and Ecology (IPNRUE)

Affiliation and position:

January - May 1998 - Laboratory assistant Nuclear Spectrometry Research Lab, Chair of Radioecology, ISEU: beta-gamma-radiometry and nuclear spectrometry.

1999 - Grant of The Ministry of Education of Republic of Belarus “Map set for the environmental decision making support system for agricultural enterprises on example of 'Kolkhoz Lenina' enterprise, Cherven district, Minsk region.

1999 -  2003 - Engineer–programmer, GIS Research Lab, Chair of Environmental Information systems, ISEU. Creation of digital maps and databases of Chernobyl polluted areas, statistical analysis of these areas to research the distribution of radioactive and heavy metals on polluted areas.

2001- 2003 - Teaching the courses 'Statistical methods in biology and medicine” ”Informatics and computer engineering basics', Chair of Environmental Information systems, ISEU.

April 2001- April 2003 - Grant of The Belarusian Fundamental Research Fund 'Seasonal dynamics of the local geochemical abnormalities' # ХООМ-028 (01.04.2001)

March 2003 – to present - Research scientist, (IPNRUE)

Publications:

  1. Lomonos, O. V., Suvorov, D. V. Ecological decision-making support geoinformational system on a agricultural enterprise level. // Proceeding of International Young Scientists Coference “Ecological Problems of the 21th Century”, Minsk, 1999, pp. 42 – 43.

  2. Obolonkin, V. V., Chistik, O. V., Kukankov, G. P., Suvorov, D. V., Lomonos, O. V. Ecological decision-making support geoinformational system for agricultural enterprises. // Proceeding of International Seminar “Modern Ecological and Economic problems and ways of solving them”, Minsk, 2000, pp. 100 – 103.

  3. Chistik O. V., Obolonkin V. V., Kukankov G. P., Lomonos O. V., Suvorov D. V. Application of geoinformational technologies to working out fertilizer use schemes. // Proceeding of International Jubilee Conference of 160-year anniversary of Belorusian State Agricultural Academy, Gorky, 2000, pp. 112 – 116.

  4. Obolonkin, V. V., Chistik, O. V., Kukankov, G. P., Suvorov, D. V., Lomonos, O. V. Ecological decision-making support geoinformational system on an agricultural enterprise level. // ArcReview # 5, Moscow, 2000.

  5. Lomonos, O. V. Construction of practical model of 137Cs migration in soil-plant system using geographical information systems. // Scientific conference of young scientists “Fundamental and applied problems of radiobiology and radioecology”, Minsk, 2002, pp. 131 – 133.

  6. Lomonos, O. V. Developing of prognosis model of 137Cs uptake from soil to plant using geoinformational systems. //. Proceeding of The International conference of leading specialists, young scientists and students “Sakharov readings of 2002: Ecological Problems of the 21th Century”. Minsk, 2002, pp. 200 – 201.

  7. Kalinkevich K., Putyrskaya V., Centofanti T., Suvorov D., Lomonos O., Goncharova N. Incorporating soil structure into soil-plant uptake models // Abstract. NATO Advanced Study Institute on Phytoremediation of metal-contaminated soils, Trest, Czech Republic, from August 18 to 31 August September, 2002 p. 27.

  8. Samsonenko, I.P., Lomonos, O. V., Suvorov, D.V. Seasonal dynamics of geochemical parameters, controlling technophilic elements migration in soil. // Proceeding of The International conference of leading specialists, young scientists and students “Sakharov readings of 2002: Ecological Problems of the 21th Century”. Minsk., 2003, pp. 283 – 285.

Dr Mykhaylo Hamkalo

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(WP 1)

Degree:

Master of Soil Geography Science - National Ivan Franko University. Lviv. Ukraine

Doctor (PhD) of Geography - National Ivan Franko University, Lviv, Ukraine

Special Education:

1998 - 2001 - Post -graduate studies, National Ivan Franko University, Faculty of Gepgraphy, Lviv, Ukraine

Affiliation and position:

2002 - 2003 - Science collaborator, National Ivan Franko University, Faculty of Geography, National Science Program 'Ecological Problems of West Region of Ukraine', Lviv, Ukraine

2003 - present - Professor's assistant (lecturer), National Ivan Franko University, Faculty of Geography, Lviv, Ukraine

Member of National Soil Science Society

Publications:

(More valuable recent publications)

  1. Poznyak S.P., Hamkalo M.Z. The acid - base capacity of brown metamorphic soils in the Ukrainian Carpathians // Eurasian Soil Science, 2001. -Vol.34 - No6.-P.584 - 592

  2. Poznyak S., Hamkalo M. Soil - ecotoxicological aspects of high acidity of brown soils of Ukrainian Carpathians // Natural and anthropogenic causes and effects of soil acidification. IIIScientific conference - Lublin, Poland - 2001. p.33

  3. Hamkalo M. Acid - base properties of brown metamorphic soils in the Ukrainian Carpathians // Agrochemistry and Soil Science, 2002 - vol.2. - p.34 - 36

Dr Eike Stefan Dobers

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(WP 1)

CAREER HISTORY:

January 1992 - August 1992 - farm work and training

October 1992 - July1994 - agricultural studies at the Christian Albrechts University Kiel (Germany)

August 1994 - July 1995 - farm work and training

August 1995 - October 1995 - scientific training at the ZALF Research Centre (www.zalf.de)

October 1995 - July 1998 - agricultural studies at the Georg August University specialization: plant production, soil sciences, farm economics Göttingen (Germany)

July 1996 - October 1996 - research student at the ZALF Research Center (www.zalf.de)

June 1997 - November 1997 - diploma work in Hungary (topic: wheat quality) scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service

October 1998 - August 2003 - project leader of the 'Reduced Tillage' - Project in Niedergörsdorf/Brandenburg (Germany)

October 2000 - visiting scientist at the University of Gödöllö (Hungary) scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service

July 2002 - PhD-Thesis finished at the University of Göttingen “Comparison of methods for site evaluation in site specific farming systems”

October 2003-February 2004 - visiting scientist at the Silsoe Research Institute/Biomathematics Group (England)

March 2004 - August 2004 - freelance scientist

August 2004 - present - Post doctoral position - PROLAND Project

Mrs Vida Danyte

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(WP 4)

Education

1990-1993 - Kaunas Agricultural Technical College

1994-1998 - Lithuanian University of Agriculture in Kaunas, the faculty of Agronomy (bachelor’s degree, department of Soil science and agrochemistry).

1998-2000 - Lithuanian University of Agriculture in Kaunas, the faculty of Agronomy (Master degree, Department of Soil Science and Agrochemistry).

Experience

1999-2000 - senior technician at the Plant Protection department of the Lithuanian Institute of Agriculture.

2000-2003– research worker at the Plant Protection department of the Lithuanian Institute of Agriculture.

Publications

  1. NegFry a decision support system for scheduling the chemical control of potato late blight validation trials//Youth seeks progress. Paper collection of scientific conference of Ph.D. students.-Lithuanian University of Agriculture, Kaunas, 2001.-P. 30-34.

  2. NegFry system for late blight control on potato in Lithuania//Research for Rural Development. International scientific conference proceedings. -Latvia University of Agriculture, Jelgava, 2002.-P. 54-57.

Dr Bohdan Krektun

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(WP2)

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Education

1994 - Diploma with  Honors- Master  Degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine  conferred at the Lviv Academy of Veterinary Medicine

1999 - Candidate of Agricultural Science  Institute of Agriculture and Animal Biology of UAAS ( specialty – biochemistry), Lviv, Ukraine

Academic career details

1995 - 1998 - Post-graduate , Laboratory  of  Endocrine Regulation, Institute of Agriculture and Animal Biology of UAAS, Lviv.

1998 - 1999 - Research associate Laboratory  of  Endocrine Regulation, Institute of Agriculture and Animal Biology of UAAS, Lviv.

1999 - Conferred Academic degree in Biochemistry - Candidate of Agricultural Sciences.

Topic of dissertation – 'Metabolic and antioxidant status of cattle organism in early postnatal period of ontogenesis and factors of its regulation'

1999 - present - Senior Lecturer at the Department of Agricultural Ecology and Biology, Lviv State Agrarian University

Scholarships abroad

September – December 2003 - participation in Penn State University and Lviv State Agrarian University faculty exchange program, State College, PA, USA

Conducted research projects

1995 - 1998 - Post-graduate - Laboratory  of  Endocrine Regulation, Institute of Agriculture and Animal Biology of UAAS, Lviv.

Carried out scientific research on: 'Metabolic and antioxidant status of cattle organism in early postnatal period of ontogenesis and factors of its regulation'

1998 - 1999 - Research Associate - Laboratory  of  Endocrine Regulation, Institute of Agriculture and Animal Biology of UAAS, Lviv.

Carried out scientific research on: 'Molecular mechanisms of metabolism regulation in neonatal animals under the influence of different environmental conditions'

Dr Halyna Pidvalna

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(WP1)

Education

1999 - Master of Science of Geography (geographer - soil scientist), National Ivan Franko University, Faculty of Geography, Lviv, Ukraine.

1999 - 2002 - Post - Graduate studies, National Ivan Franko University, Faculty of Geography, Lviv, Ukraine.

2003 - Doctor (Ph.D.) of Geografical sciences (Geographic and Genetic Peculiarities of the Humus Condition of Pasmove Pobuzhzhya Podzolic Soils)

Dr Dalia Janusauskaite

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(WP2)

EDUCATION

1984-1989 - Qualification degree of Bachelor of Science in Agronomy obtained in Lithuanian University of Agriculture.

1997-1999 - Qualification degree of Master of Science in Ecology obtained in Klaipeda University. Thesis: The influence of soil conditions to efficiency of nitrogen fixation.

1999-2003 - Ph.D. in Agriculture science. Thesis: The spread of fungal diseases and their control on triticale (xTriticosecale Wittm) in West Lithuania.

AFFILIATION and POSITION

1999 - 2003 - Research associate, research assistant, Ph.D.  studies Lithuanian Institute of Agriculture, Vezaiciai branch, Klaipeda distr.

2003 – to date - Senior scientist, Lithuanian Institute of Agriculture.

COURSE and TRAINING

October 2000 - Nordic/Baltic postgraduate course in plant protection. 'Decision Support Systems in crop protection', Kaunas, Lithuanian University of Agriculture.

June 2002 - Training: 'Cereal Diseases', Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Flakkebjerg, Denamark

October 2002 - Training: 'Disease handling course', Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Flakkebjerg, Denamark           

May - June 2003 - Training: 'Research and development of new concept in integrated Biological Pest Management'; ARO, The Volcani Center, CINADCO, Bet Dagan, Israel.

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Janusauskaite D. Fungal diseases spreading and effect of fungicides on triticale in the West Lithuania. Proceedings of scientific conference of Ph.D. students.- Kaunas-Akademija, 2001. 48-52.

  2. Janusauskaite D. Epidemiology of Septoria leaf blotch on spring triticale in West Lithuania. Proc.6th Conf. EFPP 2002, Prague. Plant Protect. Sci., 38 (Special Issue 2), 2002: 388-390

  3. Janušauskaitė D., Dabkevičius Z. Efficacy of different doses and application timing of triazole and strobilurine fungicides in winter triticale. Agriculture. Scientific articles, LSI, LUA. –Akademija, 2002 4, 80, 109-124

  4. Janušauskaitė D. Incidence of Puccinia recondita Rob. ex Desm. on different cultivars of spring triticale. Vagos. Research papers, LUA, 2002: 56(9) 12-16

  5. Janušauskaitė D. The spread of Stagonospora blotch (Stagonospora nodorum (Berk.) Casteliani et E.G. Germano) infection in spring triticale cultivars. Botanica Lithuanica, 2003. 9(4): 385-390.

  6. Janušauskaitė D. Effect of triazoles and strobilurines on the harmfulness of fungal diseases in spring triticale. Effect of triazoles and strobilurines on the harmfulness of fungal diseases in spring triticale. 2004. Agriculture. Scientific articles, LSI, LUA. 85(1): 120-132.

  7. Janusauskaite D. Effect of climatic conditions on dispersal of Puccinia dispersa Eriks. And Stagonospora nodorum (Berk.) E.Castell.&Germano on triticale stand in Western Lithuania. Sea and Environment, 2004. 1(10): 91-96.

  8. Janusauskaite D., Dabkevicius Z. Leaf rust (Puccinia dispersa Eriks.) infection on spring triticale (xTriticosecale Wittm.) and its control with different types and doses of fungicides. Journal of  plant protection research. 2004. 44(1): 47-56.

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