Otgonsuren, Avirmed

Avirmed Otgonsuren

Hovsgol GEF project, Geoecology Institute
Baruun selbe-13
Ulaanbaatar 211238

+976-99121947 (telephone)
+976-11-315786 (fax)

oggie_a@hotmail.com

Professional Experience

  • Researcher, Geoecology Institute of Mongolian Academy of Sciences
  • Decomposition researcher, Hovsgol GEF project (GEF/World Bank), Geoecology Institute of Mongolian Academy of Sciences
  • 2000-2001: Researcher, Land resource and management sector. Geoecology Institute of Mongolian Academy of Sciences.
  • Biologist, “Population structure and grazing effect of daurian pika in the Eastern steppe grassland ecosystem” small sized project (UNDP/GEF)

Education

  • 2005, Colorado State University: February to April 2006 and September to December 2006 for 2 and 4 months at the Warner College of Natural Resources, Colorado State University
  • M.S., Biology, 2002. National University of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar
  • B.S., Biology, 2000. National University of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar

Mentors

Mongolian

  • Dr. D. Avaadorj, Soil scientist, Land resource management sector of Geoecology Institute
  • Dr. Sh. Damdinsuren, Plant physiologist, Biology department of National University of Mongolia

International:

  • Dr. Ingrid C. Burke, Ecosystem ecologist, Warner College of Natural Resources, Colorado State University, Colorado, USA
  • Dr. Jayne Belnap, Ecosystem ecologist, USGS soil crust laboratory in Moab, Utah, USA

Publications

Formal

  • Avaadorj D., Otgonsuren A. (2002) Decomposition of larch (Larix sibirica) and pine (Pinus sibirica) needles (Abstract). In: Hurel Togoot seminar-geological and geographical branch. Mongolian Academy of Sciences. Ulaanbaatar. MN
  • Otgonsuren A. (2004) Decomposition of the some plant species in the Lake Hovsgol National Park area. In: Hurel Togoot seminar-geological and geographical branch. pp. 93-99. Mongolian Academy of Sciences. Ulaanbaatar. MN
  • Otgonsuren A. (2004) Soil CO2 of the forest ecosystems in Hovsgol. In: Geoecological issues in Mongolia ¹ 04. pp 311-317. Institute of Geoecology of Mongolian Academy of Sciences. Ulaanbaatar. MN
  • Otgonsuren A. (2005) Carbon Cycle of Steppe in Northern Boreal Zone (Abstract). Pp 24. In: Proceeding of the First LTER Graduate Student Collaborative Research Symposium. Eugene. Oregon. USA
  • Otgonsuren A., Goulden C.E., Avaadorj D., Khishigjargal M. (2006) Soil CO2 flux of Hovsgol larch forest ecosystem. In: Mongolian Geoscientist ¹ 29. pp 104-111. Paleontological center of MAS, Institute of Geography of MAS and Geological Information center. Ulaanbaatar. MN
  • Otgonsuren A., Goulden C.E., Avaadorj D. (2006) Steppe soil respiration and decomposition rates. In: Proceedings of the workshop “Changes in climate, ecology and patterns of pastoral nomadism in Lake Hovsgol National Park, Mongolia” Hovsgol project World Bank/GEF. Ulaanbaatar. MN

News article

  • Otgonsuren A. (2004) Natural regulations. Eastern Shore Newsletter #02
  • Otgonsuren A. (2006) Five year study was concluded. Eastern Shore Newsletter #05

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