Furyaev Valentin Vasil’evich, born 23 October, 1936 in the village of Pervomaika, Tisulsky District of Kemerovo Oblast, Russia. Graduated from the Siberian Institute of Technology (SibIT) (in 1997 SibIT renaimed to the Siberian State University of Technology (SibSUT), in 2016 SibSUT affiliated to the M. F. Reshetnev Siberian State University of Science and Technology), Faculty of Forestry, with a specialty in Forestry and qualification – Engineer of Forestry, in the city of Krasnoyarsk, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia (1960). Candidate (1967) and Doctor (1989) of Agricultural Sciences, Professor (2007) in Forest Science, Silviculture, Forest Fires and Fire Fighting. DSc thesis: «Zakonomernosti Vozdeistviya Pozharov na Formirovanie Lesov Yuzhnoy Taigi Zapadnoy i Sredney Sibiri» (Patterns of Wildfires’ Impact on Forest Formation in Southern Taiga of Western and Central Siberia), Krasnoyarsk, V. N. Sukachev Inst. For., Rus. Acad. Sci., Sib. Br., 1988 (in Russian). Chief Scientist for the Laboratory of Forest Pyrology at Federal Research Center, Krasnoyarsk Scientific Center, Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch, V. N. Sukachev Institute of Forest, Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch, in the city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia (since 2000 to present time). The Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation (1999), awarded with diplomas of the Russian Academy of Sciences and of the Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, Honorary signs of the Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences the «Silver Sigma» and the «Honored Veteran of the Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences» (2007). Member of the Dissertation Council D 212.253.03 in M. F. Reshetnev Siberian State University of Science and Technology, in the city of Krasnoyarsk. Expert in forest pyrology. Scientific interests in study wildfires’ impact on forest environments and silviculture, the role of fires in the process of forest formation, increase of fire resistance of forests. Author and co-author of more than 270 scientific publications, including 16 monographs. Some of them: «Izuchenie Poslepozharnoi Dinamiki Lesov na Landshaftnoy Osnove» (Study of Post Fire Forest Dynamics on Landscape Basis), Novosibirsk, Nauka, Siberian Branch, 1979 (in Russian); «Rol’ Pozharov v Protsesse Lesoobrazovaniya» (The Role of Wildfires in the Process of Forest Formation), Novosibirsk, Nauka, Sib. Publ. Comp. of the Rus. Acad. Sci., 1996 (in Russian); «Fire in Ecosystems of Boreal Eurasia», Springer Science+Business Media B. V., Dordrecht, Netherlands, 1996; «Pozharoustoychivost’ Sosnovykh Lesov» (Flammability Resistance of Pine Forests), Novosibirsk, Nauka, 2005 (in Russian); «Lesnye Pozhary v Lentochnykh Borakh Kulundinskoy Stepi» (Forest Fires in the Stripe Pine Forests of Kulunda Steppe), Novosibirsk, Nauka, Sib. Publ. Comp. of the Rus. Acad. Sci., 2011 (in Russian); «Pozharoustoychivost’ Lesov Yugo-Vostoka Zapadnoy Sibiri» (Fire Resistance of Forests of South-East of Western Siberia), Novosibirsk, Nauka, Sib. Publ. Comp., 2014 (in Russian).
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