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Expert NameProf. Ashot Khoetsyan
TitleProfessor
Division
Institution
CityYerevan
CountryArmenia
Telephone+374 10 55 06 61
Emailakhoetsian(at)ysu.am
Work Experience1990-1994 - Yerevan State University, Department of Physical Geography – Assistant - Lecturer 1994-1997 - Yerevan State University, Department of Physical Geography - Prof. Assoc.; Deputy Dean at the Faculty of Geography (1996-1997) 1997-2000 - Yerevan State University, Department of Physical Geography - Head of the Department. 2000-2008 - Dean of the Faculty of Geography, Yerevan State University Since 2008 -Professor in Department of Physical Geography Since 2009 – Academician of international Academy of Ecology. More than 10 years of supervised various research programs with state. Financing is mainly devoted to landscape degradation and desertification. Participated in numerous international scientific conferences and lectured at various universities. Published over one hundred scientific papers - including monographs, textbooks, etc. I am a member of several Committees of IGU. Supervised graduate dissertations. A national expert of the Ministry of Ecology, RA.
Qualifications•Geographer, Faculty of Geography, Yerevan State University, 1986 •PhD., Candidate of Geographical Sciences, 1992 •Doctor of Science, Geographer, Yerevan State University, 2004
Number of Publications120
Awards1. Academician of International Ecological Academy 2. Honor diploma of Yerevan State University 3. Honor diploma of Ministry of Nature Protection of RA
Other Activities1. Member of landscape analysis committee of IGU 2. Vice president of Armenian Geographical Society 3. National expert of Ministry of Nature Protection of RA 4. Member of editorial board of Caucasus Geographical Magazine 5. Member of “Sustainable human development” NGO
Publications1. A.Khoetsyan. 2006. The cause and effect relations and principles of spatio-temporal evaluation of desertification in RA. 248 p. YSU, Yerevan 2. A.Khoetsyan. 2000. The landscape-geoecological aspects of desertification in the Republic of Armenia. IGU BSG - YSU DFG Annual International Conference “Biogeographical and Ecological Aspects of Desertification Process in Arid and Semi-arid Environments”. 98-100 pp. 3. A.Khoetsyan. 2000. Greenhouse effect and global changes of climate (on the pattern of Republic of Armenia (RA)). International Conference “Images and Reconstructions of Weather and Climate over the Last Millenium”, Cracow, Poland. 223-227 pp. 4. A.Khoetsyan. 2001. The rehabilitation of the Green Belt in Dry regions and Prevention of Desertification in the RA. XXII-nd Conference of Institute of Indian Geographers (I IG) and IGU Commision on Land Degradation and Desertification, Santiniketan. 66-69 pp. 5. A.Khoetsyan. 2001. The Strategy of Struggle Against Desertification in the Republic of Armenia (RA). Desert Technology VI, International Conference, Urumqi, China. 67-70 pp.
DisciplineDesertification
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