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Head of the Department of Marine Biogeochemistry

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2, Kapitanskaya Street
Sevastopol
Crimea
Ukraine
99011

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Information: Sergey K. Konovalov,
Head of the Department of Marine Biogeochemistry
Marine Hydrophysical Institute
National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
Education:
2001 Doctor of Science (Oceanology), Marine Hydrophysical Institute, NAS Ukraine
1986-1990 Ph.D. (Chemistry) Moscow State University, Department of chemistry
1977-1982 MS Moscow State University (Chemistry), Department of chemistry
Specialization:
Biogeochemical modeling
Biogeochemical processes and data analysis
Chemical oceanography
Analytical chemistry
Radiochemistry and tracers
Experience:
2005-now: Head of the department of biogeochemistry, Marine Hydrophysical Institute, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
2002-2005: Leading Scientist, Marine Hydrophysical Institute, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
1992-2002: Senior Scientist, Marine Hydrophysical Institute, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
1990-1992: Senior Scientist, Institute of Oceanography, State Committee of Meteorology of USSR
1986-1990: Researcher, Chemical Department, Moscow State University
1982-1986: Scientist, Institute of Oceanography, State Committee of Meteorology of USSR
Awards (international only):
2005: “CRDF Recognition medal” of the U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation in recognition of significant contributions in developing international collaboration in science and technology.
1998: Choice Outstanding Book Award was given to Drs. L.I. Ivanov, S.K. Konovalov, V.L. Vladimirov, and A.V. Mishonov for Black Sea GIS version 2.0 developed under the GEF Black Sea Environmental Programme and published by UNESCO/ENVP.
Recent projects (international only):
1. United States Civilian Research and Development Foundation For the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union (2008 – 2010, newly awarded) Numerical studies of physical exchange and biogeochemical transformations in the oxic/anoxic Cariaco basin – FSU participant (US PI – Prof. M.I. Scranton, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook NY, USA).
2. United States Civilian Research and Development Foundation For the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union (2005 – 2007, UKG2-2645-SE-05) Controls on the distribution and fluxes of redox species at the oxic/anoxic bottom of the Black Sea – FSU PI (US PI – Prof. G.W. Luther, III, University of Delaware, USA).
3. EC 5th FP Accompany Measures Project (2002-2004, Project# EVK3-2002-00516-ARENA, Contract# EVK3-CT-2002-80011-ARENA) A Regional Capacity Building and Networking Programme to Upgrade Monitoring and Forecasting Activity in the Black Sea Basin (ARENA) – participant.
4. Science and Technology Center in Ukraine, supported by Europe, Japan and USA (2003 – 2005, STCU 1725) An Interdisciplinary Operational Prediction Model Of Consequences Of Oil Floods In A Marine Environment – participant.
5. NATO SCIENCE PROGRAMME, Collaborative Linkage Grant (2002-2004, NATO CLG #9791211) Controls on Chemical Distributions in the Black Sea – FSU PI (US PI – Prof. J. W. Murray, School of Oceanography, UW, USA).
6. EC project INTAS (2002 – 2004, 01-2280) Methane Budget for the oxic/anoxic water column of the Black Sea: data synthesis, parameterisation of biochemical transformations, numerical simulation – FSU PI (EC PI – Prof. B. Wehrli, Limnological Research Center, Switzerland).
7. United States Civilian Research and Development Foundation For the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union (2002 – 2003, CRDF #UG1-2432-SE-02) Modeling alterations in biogeochemical cycles of the Black Sea oxic / anoxic ecosystem in response to climate change – FSU PI (US PI – Dr. K. O. Buesseler, WHOI, USA).
8. EC INCO Copernicus Project (2000-2003, ICA2-CT-2000-10023) Desertification in the Aral Sea Region: A study of the Natural and Anthropogenic Impacts – participant (EC PI – Prof. J. Nihoul, University of Liege, Belgium).
9. EC project INTAS (2000 – 2002, 99 – 01710) Nitrogen cycling in the oxic / anoxic environment of the Black Sea: data analysis and numerical simulation – participant (EC PI – Dr. M. Gregoire, University of Liege, Belgium).
10. United States Civilian Research and Development Foundation For the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union (2000 – 2001, CRDF UG2-2080) Voltammetric Determination of Sulfide and Other Reduced Dissolved Species of Sulfur in the Black Sea – FSU PI (US PI – Prof. G. W. Luther III, CMS, UD, USA).
11. United States Civilian Research and Development Foundation For the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union (2000 – 2001, CRDF UG2-2238) Nitrogen Cycling in the Oxic / Anoxic Environment of the Black Sea: Modeling Based on Data Analysis – participant (US PI – K. O. Buesseler, WHOI, USA).

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