Kharuk Vyacheslav Ivanovich
Kharuk Vyacheslav Ivanovich, born 18 December, 1949 in the village of Ivanovka, Sharypovsky District, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia (former USSR). Graduated from Krasnoyarsk State University (KSU) (in 2006 KSU being included to Siberian Federal University), Faculty of Physics, with a specialty in Biophysics, in the city of Krasnoyarsk, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia (1971). Candidate (PhD, 1978) and Doctor (1993) of Biological Sciences in Biophysics, Professor in Biophysics (1997). PhD thesis: «Spektrofotometricheskie Issledovaniya Vnelistovykh Pigmentov» (Spectrophotometric Studies of Extrafoliaceous Pigments), L. V. Kirensky Inst. Physics, Rus. Acad. Sci., Sib. Br., Krasnoyarsk, 1978 (in Russian). DSc thesis: «Indikatsiya Bioticheskikh i Tekhnogennykh Povrezhdeniy Drevesnykh Rasteniy i Drevostoev v Opticheskom Diapazone Spektra» (Indication of Biotic and Technogenic Injuries of Woody Plants and Tree Stands in Optical Range of Spectrum), Inst. Biophysics, Rus. Acad. Sci., Sib. Br., Krasnoyarsk, 1993 (in Russian). Head for the Laboratory of Forest Monitoring, Department of Forest Ecology and Monitoring, at V. N. Sukachev Institute of Forest, Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch (since 1998 to present time), Federal Research Center Krasnoyarsk Scientific Center, Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch, Chair for the Geoinformation Systems Department, Institute of Space and Information Technologies, Siberian Federal University (since 1993 to present time), in the city of Krasnoyarsk, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia. Expert in remote sensing and environments of boreal forests. Directions of studies: natural and anthropogenic dynamics of forests; mapping and monitoring of forests based on remote sensing and GIS technique; climate change impact on the tree vegetation and wildfires; bark photosynthesis and tree carbon balance. PI and CoPI for several joint Russian-USA NASA projects: «Combined Satellite Mapping of Siberian Landscapes: Natural and Anthropogenic Factors Affecting Carbon Balance», «Siberian Larch Community Structure and Dynamics», «Transformation of Larch-Dominated Forests and Woodlands Into Mixed Taiga». Associate editor for an international peer-reviewed theoretical journals: «Euras. J. For. Res.», «Int. J. Wildland Fire», «Contemp. Probl. Ecol.», and «Sib. J. For. Sci.». Author and co-author of more than 100 papers in peer-review journals, 1 book and 18 book chapters.
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