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Affiliation: Lomonosov Moscow State University

Position, academic degree, rank: D. Sc., Prof.

Address: Lenin Hills, 1, building 12, Moscow, 119234, Russian Federation



Research area:

theoretical problems of ecology (structure of communities, biodiversity);

benthic fauna ecology;

Protozoa ecology;

methods of ecological data analysis and computer modeling.



Azovsky A. I., Naumov A. D., Savchenko O. N. Long-term dynamics of subarctic intertidal macrofauna: Common trends and the role of local environment. Estuaries and Coasts, 2023, vol. 46, iss. 3, pp. 740–756.


Mosharov S. A., Druzhkova E. I., Sazhin A. F., Khlebopashev P. V., Drozdova A. N., Belyaev N. A., Azovsky A. I. Structure and productivity of the phytoplankton community in the southwestern Kara Sea in early summer. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, 2023, vol. 11, iss. 4, art. no. 832 (20 p.).


Azovsky A. I., Chertoprud E. S., Garlitska L. A. Community-level spatiotemporal synchrony: New metric and application to White Sea meiobenthic harpacticoids. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 2022, vol. 698, pp. 55–68.


Azovsky A. I., Chertoprud E. S., Garlitska L. A. Environmental stability and long-term variability of harpacticoid copepod assemblages. Marine Biology, 2022, vol. 169, iss. 5, art. no. 67 (12 p.).


Azovsky A. I., Chertoprud E. S., Saburova M. A. Small-scale spatiotemporal variability and distance–decay relationships in intertidal micro- and meiobenthic assemblages. Marine Ecology, 2022, vol. 43, iss. 4, art. no. e12704 (11 p.).


Udalov A., Chikina M., Azovsky A., Basin A., Galkin S., Garlitska L., Khusid T., Kondar D., Korsun S., Kremenetskiy V., Makkaveev P., Portnova D., Sapojnikov Ph., Simakov M., Vedenin A., Mokievsky V. Integrity of benthic assemblages along the arctic estuarine-coastal system. Ecological Indicators, 2021, vol. 121, art. no. 107115 (15 p.).


Chertoprud E. S., Frenkel S. E., Novichkova A. A., Sapozhnikov Ph. V., Kalinina O. Y., Chebanova V. V., Azovsky A. I. Harpacticoida (Copepoda) from the pelagic zone of the Sea of Okhotsk: Diversity, spatiotemporal distribution, and role in benthopelagic coupling. Journal of Natural History, 2021, vol. 55, iss. 39–40, pp. 2497–2519.


Azovsky A. I., Chertoprud E. S. Garlitska L. A., Mazei Yu. A. Tikhonenkov D. V. Does size really matter in biogeography? Patterns and drivers of global distribution of marine micro- and meiofauna. Journal of Biogeography, 2020, vol. 47, iss. 5, pp. 1180–1192.


Onipchenko V. G., Kopylova N. A., Kipkeev A. M., Elumeeva T. G., Azovsky A. I., Dudov S. V., Nyaga J. M. Low floristic richness of afro-alpine vegetation of Mount Kenya is related to its small area. Alpine Botany, 2020, vol. 130, iss. 1, pp. 31–39.


Novichkova A. A., Chertoprud E. S., Azovsky A. I. Composition, characteristics, and long-term variability of the freshwater microcrustacean fauna of the Faroe Islands. Journal of Natural History, 2020, vol. 53, iss. 30–40, pp. 2449–2465.


Garlitska L. A., Chertoprud E. S., Portnova D. A., Azovsky A. I. Benthic Harpacticoida of the Kara Sea: Species composition and bathymetrically related distribution. Oceanology, 2019, vol. 59, iss. 4, pp. 541–551.


Azovsky A. I., Kokarev V. N. Stable but fragile: Long-term dynamics of arctic benthic macrofauna in Baydaratskaya Bay (the Kara Sea). Polar Biology, 2019, vol. 42, iss. 7, pp. 1307–1322.


Lyabzina S. N., Lavrukova O. S., Prikhodko A. N., Azovsky A. I., Popov V. L. An insect complex of large animal carcasses and the peculiarities of their decomposition in northern European Russia. Entomological Review, 2019, vol. 99, iss. 4, pp. 473–484.


Azovsky A. I. Robustness of relative diversity metrics to inventory incompleteness: Could we estimate the near imponderable? Global Ecology and Biogeography, 2018, vol. 27, iss. 10, pp. 1200–1212.


Azovsky A. I., Mazei Yu. A. Diversity and distribution of free-living ciliates from high-Arctic Kara Sea sediments. Protist, 2018, vol. 169, iss. 2, pp. 141–157.


Kokarev V. N., Vedenin A. A., Basin A. B., Azovsky A. I. Erratum to “Taxonomic and functional patterns of macrobenthic communities on a high-Arctic shelf: A case study from the Laptev Sea” [J. Sea Res. 129 (2017) 61–69]. Journal of Sea Research, 2018, vol. 131, pp. 95–98.