Information letter of 8 June 2003
We warmly invite you to take part in the Xth Theriological School-seminar
"Insular effects and geographic information systems".
Date and place
The School will be hold during one working week, from Monday, 6 October,
till Saturday, 11 October, at the base of geological department of branch
of Moscow University (Crimean Republic, Bakhchisarai District, Prokholodne
Village, 24 km to the west from Simpheropol).
Use of GIS-technologies in theriological studies. General base for keeping
of databases and their geographical analysis. Estimation of species' presence
at census territories, different quality of census data and their use for
analysis. Analysis of historical changes in ranges and problems of their
fragmentation. Natural reserved territories as islands. Problems of medical
theriology and prediction of infections' dynamics.
Traditional sections of the School
1. Actual problems of theriofauna censuses: experts' reports with demonstrations.
2. "European bat night 2003 in Ukraine": reports on bats' research, field work, viziting
of Kizil-Koba Cave.
3. Field training on census of hunting theriofauna (and visit of pheasant farm
"Kholodna gora ").
4. Round table of "HELP" group on problems of monitoring of large carnivores.
5. Information fair
6. New names in the theriology: concurs of young scientists' works.
Gathering of participants - in Simpheropol on 6 October at the railway
station near aidpost (building with red cross) from 7:00 till 12:00.
Lodging and meal
Participants will be settled in wood buildings of the Base with 6-7
sleeping places (it's better to have sleeping bags). Water-supply and
other things are outside. Buildings are not heated, so it's necessary
to have warm clothes. Habitation will be cost $1,7-1,9 a day. Meal -
in the same borders.
Registration fee - $3,8 (identification card, paper case, program, etc.)
Proceedings of the Xth School
Manuscript's volume - to 8-10 pages with 1800 symbols. One page costs $1,4.
Deadline - 1 September.
Dulitsky Alfred (Crimean unplague station),
Dykyi Igor (Lviv National University),
Godlevska Lena (Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology of NASU),
Goldin Pavlo (Tavrian National University),
Tovpynets Mykola (Crimean Republic SES),
Zagorodniuk Igor (Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology of NASU).
email@example.com - Goldin Pavlo
firstname.lastname@example.org - Zagorodniuk Igor
email@example.com - Godlevska Lena