Volokitina Alexandra Vitalievna
Volokitina Alexandra Vitalievna, born 1 January 1949. Graduated from the Arkhangelsk Forest Technical Institute (at the present time – M. V. Lomonosov Northern (Arctic) Federal University), Faculty of Forestry (at the present time – Forestry Engineering Institute) with a specialty of an Engineer of Forestry (1972). Defended her Candidate of Sciences (PhD) dissertation in Forest Science under the supervision of Academician and Professor I. S. Melekhov, at Moscow Institute of Forest Technology (at the present time – Moscow State Forest University). Had scientific training in Canada studying the Canadian system of fire danger rating and fire behavior prediction (1995). Had scientific training in the United States studying the US national system of fire danger rating and fire behavior prediction (1997-1998). Doctor of Agricultural Sciences in Forest Science & Silviculture; Forest Fires & Fire Fighting (1999). DSc dissertation: «Klassifikatsiya Rastitelnykh Goryuchikh Materialov i Metody ikh Kartografirovaniya» (Classification of Vegetation Fuel Materials and Methods for Their Mapping), Krasnoyarsk, V. N. Sukachev Institute of Forest, Rus. Acad. Sci., Sib. Br., 1999 (in Russian). Leading Research Scientist for the Laboratory of Forest Pyrology at V. N. Sukachev Institute of Forest, Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch (since 2000 till present time), Professor for the Department of Silviculture, Faculty of Forestry at the Siberian State University of Technology (since 2000 to 2010). Member of the International Association of Wildland Fire (IAWF) (since 1993). Collaborates with the Missoula Fire Science Laboratory United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service (Montana, USA) and with the Woods Hole Research Center (Massachusetts, USA). The main research interests are in development of the Russian system of fire danger rating and fire behavior prediction. Author and coauthor of more than 280 scientific publications on forest science, including monographs, methodical and practical recommendations/guidelines, teaching books. Some of them: «Vegetation Fuel Classification and Methods of Fuel Mapping», Novosibirsk, 2002 (in Russian); «Forest Fire Behavior Prediction», Krasnoyarsk, 2010 (in Russian); «Forest Fire Science Terminology: Modeling of a Bilingual Glossary», Krasnoyarsk, 2012 (in Russian and in English).
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