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Affiliation: A. O. Kovalevsky Institute of Biology of the Southern Seas of RAS

Position, academic degree, rank: leading researcher, D. Sc.

Address: 2 Nakhimov ave., Sevastopol, 299011, Russian Federation

E-mail: l.stelmakh@ibss-ras.ru


Research area:

patterns of formation of primary production, phytoplankton biomass, its taxonomic composition, and size structure;
phytoplankton consumption by microzooplankton;
structural and functional characteristics of marine microalgae in cultures under various environmental conditions;
assessment of water quality using marine microalgae–biotests.


Major papers over the past five years:

Stelmakh L. V., Mansurova I. M., Farber A. A., Kovaleva I. V., Borisova D. S. Structural and functional parameters of the Black Sea phytoplankton during the summer bloom of the coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 2024, vol. 76, art. no. 103594 (10 p.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rsma.2024.103594


Yunev O., Carstensen J., Suslin V., Belokopytov V., Moncheva S., Stelmakh L., Boicenco L., Vlas O. Temporal variability of coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi blooms in the open Black Sea: Evaluation by satellite data (1998–2020). Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 2024, vol. 208, art. no. 104304 (13 p.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2024.104304


Stelmakh L. V., Sagadatova R. R., Alatartseva O. S. The effect of viral infection on the Black Sea microalgae Tetraselmis viridis: The role of nutrients and copper ions. Functional Plant Biology, 2024, vol. 51, art. no. FP23114 (13 p.). https://doi.org/10.1071/FP2311


Stelmakh L. V. The influence of abiotic factors on the structural and functional characteristics of the diatom algae Cerataulina pelagica (Сleve) Hendey. Inland Water Biology, 2023, vol. 16, iss. 2, pp. 209–218. https://doi.org/10.1134/S1995082923020207


Stelmakh L., Kovrigina N., Gorbunova T. Phytoplankton seasonal dynamics under conditions of climate change and anthropogenic pollution in the western coastal waters of the Black Sea (Sevastopol region). Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, 2023, vol. 11, iss. 3, art. no. 569 (14 p.). https://doi.org/10.3390/jmse11030569


Stelmakh L. V., Mansurova I. M., Gorbunova T. L., Alatartseva O. S. Toxicity effects of copper on two species of marine diatoms microalgae and two species of dinoflagellates. Ecologica Montenegrina, 2022, vol. 58, no. 1, pp. 55–68. https://doi.org/10.37828/em.2022.58.6


Stelmakh L. V. Features of the structural and functional characteristics of the diatom alga Pseudosolenia calcar-avis. Inland Water Biology, 2022, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 315–323. https://doi.org/10.1134/S1995082922030154


Yunev O., Carstensen J., Stelmakh L., Belokopytov V., Suslin V. Temporal changes of phytoplankton biomass in the western Black Sea shelf waters: Evaluation by satellite data (1998–2018). Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 2022, vol. 271, art. no. 107865 (11 p.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2022.107865


Stelmakh L. V., Mansurova I. M. Physiological mechanism of dinoflagellate survival under a biogenic limitation. Inland Water Biology, 2021, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 222–230. https://doi.org/10.1134/S1995082921020140


Stelmakh L., Kovrigina N. Phytoplankton growth rate and microzooplankton grazing under conditions of climatic changes and anthropogenic pollution in the coastal waters of the Black Sea (Sevastopol region). Water, 2021, vol. 13, iss. 22, art. no. 3230 (13 p.). https://doi.org/10.3390/w13223230


Yunev O. A., Carstensen J., Stelmakh L. V., Belokopytov V. N., Suslin V. V. Reconsideration of the phytoplankton seasonality in the open Black Sea. Limnology and Oceanography Letters, 2021, vol. 6, iss. 1, pp. 51–59. https://doi/org/10.1002/lol2.10178


Stelmakh L., Kovrigina N., Gorbunova T. Phytoplankton adaptation strategies under the influence of climatic changes and anthropogenic pressure on the Black Sea coastal ecosystems on the example Sevastopol Bay. Ecologica Montenegrina, 2020, vol. 37, pp. 34–42. https://doi.org/10.37828/em.2020.37.5


Stelmakh L. V., Stepanova O. A. Effect of viral infection on the functioning and lysis of Black Sea microalgae Tetraselmis viridis (Chlorophyta) and Phaeodactylum tricornutum (Bacillariophyta). Inland Water Biology, 2020, vol. 13, iss. 3, pp. 417–424. https://doi.org/10.1134/S1995082920020303


Stelmakh L. V. The organic carbon-to-chlorophyll ratio as a necessary parameter for estimating the Black Sea phytoplankton biomass from satellite data. Proceedings of SPIE : 26th International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics: Atmospheric Physics, 2020, vol. 11560, art. no. 115602M (6 p.). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2572831