Southern Scientific Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Rostov-on-Don (SSC RAS)
- Academician, Dr Gennady Matishov (Chairperson)
- Dr Sergey Berdnikov (Scientific Secretary)
Role in the project
Long-term data on biodiversity and invasive species of the Azov Sea. Possible organization of invasive species monitoring in Don River (currently the river itself is not studied by any regional institution). Organisation of technical workshop on risk assessment, and regional conference on invasive species and biodiversity issues
There is a general framework agreement on cooperation with SPSU; negotiations ongoing on possible involvement of one of experts from SSC RAS in collection of data and their delivery to enviroGRIDS database via SPSU (this expert can be half-time PhD student hired by SPSU, but this should be approved by administration of SSC RAS).