Sedykh Vladimir Nikolaevich, born 10 June, 1935. Graduated from Kharkov Agricultural Institute (at the present time – V. V. Dokuchaev Kharkov National Agrarian University) Faculty of Forestry (1957). Doctor of Biological Sciences in Ecology (1990), Leading Research Scientist for the West-Siberian Branch of V. N. Sukachev Institute of Forest, Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch in the city of Novosibirsk. Expert in studying the structure and dynamics of the Siberian forests. PI and CoPI for numerous research and industrial expeditions in Central Asia, Siberia, the Far East, in the United States, Alaska, the Great Lakes, and in the Appalachian Mountains. Author (and co-author) of more than 130 papers, 10 books and 4 manuals. Some of them: "Formation of the Siberian Stone Pine Forests at Near Ob' River Area", Novosibirsk, Nauka, 1979 (in Russian); Remote Sensing Studies of landscpases", Novosibirsk, Nauka, 1987 (in Russian); "Aerokosmichesky Monitoring Lesnogo Pokrova" (Aerospace Monitoring of Forest Cover), Novosibirsk, Nauka, 1991 (in Russian with English summary); "Forests of the Western Siberia and Oil and Gas Complex", Moscow, Ekologiya, 1996 (in Russian with English summary); "Manual for Management of the State Forest Shelterbelts", Moscow, Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology of the Russian Federation, 1996; "Sustainability of Woody Plants to Drilling Wastes", Novosibirsk, Nauka, 2009 (in Russian with English summary); "Paradoxes in Solving Environmental Problems in Western Siberia", Novosibirsk, Nauka, 2005 (in Russian); "Guidelines for recultivation of mud sumps without their land filling on the forest fund lands in the middle taiga subzone of the Western Siberia", Moscow, Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology of the Russian Federation, 2006; "Lesa Yuga Gor Appalachi" (Forests of the Southern Appalachian Mountains), Novosibirsk, Nauka, 2007 (in Russian with Englishh summary); "Lesoobrazovatelnyi Proscess" (Forest Forming Process), Novosibirsk, Nauka, 2009 (in Russian with English abstract); "Taksatory i Bichi" (Forest Surveyors and Vagrants), Novosibirsk, Nauka, 2012 (in Russian); "Dinamika Ravninnykh Kedrovykh Lesov Sibiri" (Dynamics of the Plain Stone Pine Forests of Siberia), Novosibirsk, Nauka, 2014 (in Russian);
Total eLibrary.ru citations – 237; eLibrary.ru Hirsch index – 6.