Elena V. Ershkova

Associate Editor of the journal "Nature Conservation Research"


Academic degree, title, position: PhD (in Biology). Deputy Director of Science in the Joint Directorate of the Mordovia State Nature Reserve and National Park “Smolny".

Awards, membership in societies and editorial boards of journals: Member of the Russian Botanical Society.

Research interests: plant ecology, botany, biogeography, plant conservation.

Scientometric indicators: Web of Science (h=0, Documents by author: 2, Total citations: 0); Scopus (h=2, Documents by author: 7, Total citations: 10); Russian Science Citation Index (RSCI) (h=12, Documents by author: 128, Total citations: 800).

Publication activity: Elena V. Ershkova is author of more than 230 publications, including about 50 articles in peer reviewed journals; she is an author (or co-author) of 21 monographs, 6 teaching aids.

Web-pages: ResearchGate, Scopus, Russian Science Citation Index (RSCI).

Selected publications

Khapugin A.A., Silaeva T.B., Vargot E.V., Chugunov G.G. 2017. IUCN guidelines using for assessment of plants from the Red Book of Russian Federation at regional level: a case study for the Republic of Mordovia (Russia). Hacquetia 16(1): 19–33. DOI: 10.1515/hacq-2016-0012
Khapugin A.A., Chugunov G.G., Vargot E.V. 017. Cypripedium calceolus (Orchidaceae) in Central Russia: a case study for its populations in two Protected Areas in the Republic of Mordovia (Russia). Lankesteriana 17(3): 403–417.
Khapugin A.A., Silaeva T.B., Vargot E.V., Chugunov G.G., Grishutkina G.A., Grishutkin O.G., Pismarkina E.V., Orlova Ju.S. 2017. Estimation of taxa included in the first volume of the Red Data Book of the Republic of Mordovia (Russia) using the IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria. Nature Conservation Research 2(Suppl. 1): 164–189. DOI: 10.24189/ncr.2017.004 [In Russian]
Khapugin A.A., Vargot E.V., Chugunov G.G., Shugaev N.I. 2016. Invasion of alien plants in fire-damaged forests at Southern boundary of the taiga zone. Forest Systems 25(3): eSC13. DOI: 10.5424/fs/2016253-09461
Vargot E.V., Shcherbakov A.V., Bolotova Ya.V., Uotila P. 2016. Current distribution and conservation of Najas tenuissima(Hydrocharitaceae). Nature Conservation Research 1(3): 2–10. DOI: 10.24189/ncr.2016.022
Kurhinen Ju.P., Bolshakov V.N., Bondarchuk S.N., Vargot E.V., Gashev S.N., Gorbunova E.A., Zadiraka E.S., Ivanter E.V., Kochanov S.K., Kulebyakina E.V., Mamontov V.N., Meydus A.V., Muravskaya E.A., Nizovtsev D.S., Pavlyushchik T.E., Pilats V., Sivkov A.V., Sikkilya N.S., Simakin L.V., Smirnov E.N., Timm U., Hanski I.K. 2016. Dynamics of regional distribution and ecology investigation of rare mammals of taiga Eurasia (case study of flying squirrel Pteromys volans, Rodentia, Pteromyidae). Nature Conservation Research 1(3): 78–84. DOI: 10.24189/ncr.2016.030
Gladunova N.V., Khapugin A.A., Vargot E.V. 2016. Bidens frondosa L. (Asteraceae) in the Republic of Mordovia (Russia). Russian Journal of Biological Invasions 7(2): 129–136.
Khapugin A.A., Vargot E.V., Chugunov G.G. 2016. Vegetation recovery in fire-damaged forests: a case study at the southern boundary of the taiga zone. Forestry Studies 64: 39–50.
Grishutkin O.G., Vargot E.V. 2016. Rare vascular plant species on developed bogs in forest-steppe of Middle Russia. Botanicheskiy Zhurnal 101(2): 166–189.
Grishutkin O.G., Vargot E.V., Silaeva T.B., Khapugin A.A., Chugunov G.G. 2013. Plant covering of marshs in Mordovia. Tomsk State Pedagogical University Bulletin 8(136): 28–34. [In Russian]
Silaeva T.B., Ageeva A.M., Vargot E.V., Ivashina A.A., Khapugin A.A., Chugunov G.G. 2013. Studies of alien plant species in floras of river basins. Vestnik of the Udmurt University 2: 30–38. [In Russian]
Istomina E.Yu., Vargot E.V. 2011. Aquatic and semi-aquatic flora of the River Inza. Proceedings of Samara Scientific Centre RAS 13(1): 69–73. [In Russian]
Vargot E.V., Silaeva T.B. 2009. Distribution end ecology of crowfoots Ranunculus subgenus Batrachium (DC.) S. F. Gray (Ranunculaceae) in the Sura river basin. Vestnik of the Orenburg State University 6(100): 96–97. [In Russian]
Shcherbakov A.V., Khlyzova N.Yu., Vargot E.V. 2008. Potamogeton nodosus Poir. (Potamogetonaceae) in the Middle Russia. Bulletin of Moscow Society of Naturalists 113(6): 69–71. [In Russian]