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Desislava Sopotlieva

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Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Department of Plant and Fungal Diversity and Resources
23 Acad. G. Bonchev Street
1113 Sofia
BULGARIA
Telephone: (+359) 2 979 2150
E-mail address: dsopotlieva@gmail.com

Curriculum vitae

Date and place of birth: 1.10.1976, Sliven, Bulgaria

Education:
2000 M.Sc. in Botany, University of Sofia "St. K. Ohridski", Faculty of Biology
Master thesis: “Wild ornamental plants in Sinite kamani Natural Park”
2008 Ph.D in Ecology and Environmental protection (Phytoecology), Institute of Botany, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
PhD-thesis: “Syntaxonomical characteristic of grassland vegetation in Straldzha–Aytos phytogeographic region.”

Positions:
2000-2003 Biologist in the Institute of Botany, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
2003-2006 PhD Student in the Institute of Botany, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
2006-2008 Biologist in the Institute of Botany, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
2009-2010 Researcher in the Institute of Botany, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
2010-2020 Chief Assistant in Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
2020-present Associate Professor in Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Teaching:
University of Sofia "St. K. Ohridski", Faculty of Biology, Department of Botany, Course “Botany-Systematic of vascular plants” – seminars
University of Sofia "St. K. Ohridski", Faculty of Biology, Department of Ecology and Environmental protection, Course “Ecology”, themes “Fytocoenosis (Plant community)”, “Plant life forms”, “Protected plants” - seminars

Membership in professional bodies:
International Association for Vegetation Sciences (IAVS)
European Vegetation Survey (EVS) group
European Dry Grasslands Group (EDGG)

Research interests

syntaxonomy of grassland communities, halophyte vegetation, habitats

Activities/ Research Projects:
National Grasslands Inventory Project – Bulgaria. (2002-2004)
Red list of Bulgarian vascular plants and fungi with application of the IUCN Criteria. (2004-2006)
Red Data Book of R. Bulgaria. Vol. 1. Plants and Fungi. (2005-2007)
The diversity of lowland meadow and wetland vegetation in Bulgaria. (2005-2007)
Diversity patterns of moist and mesophytic semi-natural grassland vegetation in Bulgaria. (2008-2010)
Conservation of biodiversity in hot-spots of glacial relict plants in Bulgaria. BG0034 EEA Grants/Norway Grants (2009-2011)
Mapping and identification of the conservation status of habitats and species within Bulgarian Natura 2000 network. (2011-2013)
Field studies on distribution and numbers of vascular plants, mosses and mushrooms in Bulgarian flora. (2013-2014)
European gradients of resilience in the fase of climate extremes (Signal), ERA-NET BiodivERsa 2012-77. (2012-2015)

Publications

2021
Deák, B., Kovács, B., Rádai, Z., Apostolova, I., Kelemen, A., Kiss, R., Lukács, K., Palpurina, S., Sopotlieva, D., Báthori, F. & Valkó, O. 2021. Linking environmental heterogeneity and plant diversity: The ecological role of small natural features in homogeneous landscapes. – Science of the Total Environment, 763: 144199, DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.144199; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.144199
2020
Apostolova, I., Palpurina, S., Sopotlieva, D., Terziyska, T., Velev., N., Vassilev, K., Nekhrizov., G. & Tsvetkova, N. 2020. Ancient Burial Mounds – Stepping Stones for Semi-Natural Habitats in Agricultural Landscape. – Ecologia Balkanica, 12(2): 43-52. ISSN: 1313-9940 (Online), ISSN: 1314-0213 (Print): http://web.uni-plovdiv.bg/mollov/EB/2020_vol12_iss2/043-052_eb.20135.pdf
Alexandrova, A., Dimitrov, M., Vassilev, K., Sopotlieva, D., Pedashenko, H. & Tashev, A. 2020. Forest vegetation diversity of the Slivenska mountain (Eastern Stara planina, Bulgaria). – Hacquetia, 19(2): 233-258.; https://ojs.zrc-sazu.si/hacquetia/article/view/7974/7923
Valcheva, M., Sopotlieva, D., Apostolova, I. 2020. Current state and historical notes on sand dune flora of the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast. – Flora, 267: article 151594; on-line published https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S036725302030058X
Vetter V.M.S., Kreyling, J., Dengler, J., Apostolova, I., Arfin‐Khan, M.A.S., Berauer, B.J., Berwaers, S., de Boeck, H.J, Nijs, I., Schuchardt, M. A, Sopotlieva, D., von Gillhausen, P., Wilfahrt, P.A., Zimmermann, M. & Jentsch, A. 2020. Invader presence disrupts the stabilizing effect of species richness in plant community recovery after drought. – Global Change Biology, 26(6): 3539-3551, ISSN (on-line): 1365-2486, doi: doi/10.1111/gcb.15025; on-line published https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.15025
Terziyska, T., Tsakalos, J., Barhta, S., Apostolova, I., Sopotlieva, D., Zimmermann, Z., Szabo, G., Wallstein, C. 2020. Species and functional differences between subalpine grasslands with and without dwarf shrub encroachment. –Plant Biosystems, 154(4): 568-577, ISSN: 1126-3504, doi: 10.1080/11263504.2019.1651780; on-line published: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/11263504.2019.1651780
Sopotlieva, D., Apostolova, I. & Uzunov, S. 2020. Additional data on the distribution of Mediterranean salt meadows in Natura 2000 SAC BG0000270 Atanasovsko Lake. – Comptes rendus de’l Academie bulgare des science, 73 (6): 823-828., ISSN: 1310-1331, DOI: 10.7546/CRABS.2020.06.10; http://www.proceedings.bas.bg/
2019
Bruelheide, H., Dengler, J., Jimnez-Alfaro, B., Purschke, O., Hennekens, S. M., Chytrý M., Valrio D. Pillar, F. D., Jansen, F., Kattge, J., Sandel, B., Aubin, I., Biurrun, I., Field, R., Hai-der, S., Jandt, U., Lenoir, J., Peet, R. K., Peyre, G., Sabatini, F. M., Schmidt, M., Schrodt, F., Win-ter, M., Aćić, S., Agrillo, E., Alvarez, M., Ambarlı, D., Angelini, P., Apostolova, I., Arfin Khan, M. A. S., Arnst, E., Attorre, F., Baraloto, C., Beckmann, M., Berg, C., Bergeron, Y., Bergmeier, E., Bjorkman, A. D., Bondareva, V., Borchardt, P., Botta-Dukat, Z., Boyle, B., Breen, A., Brisse, H., Byun, C., Cabido, M. R., Casella, L., Cayuela, L., Černý, T., Chepinoga, V., Csiky, J., Curran, M., Ćušterevska, R., Dajić Stevanović, Z., De Bie, E., De Ruffray, P., De Sanctis, M., Dimopoulos, P., Dressler, S., Ejrns, R., Abd El-Rouf Mousa El-Sheikh, M., Enquist, B., Ewald, J., Fagndez, J., Finckh, M., Font, X., Forey, E., Fotiadis, G., Garca-Mijangos, I., de Gasper, A. L., Golub, V., Gu-tierrez, A. G., Hatim, M. Z., He, T., Higuchi, P., Holubov, D., H.lzel, N., Homeier, J., Indreica, A., Isık Gürsoy, D., Jansen, S., Janssen, J., Jedrzejek, B., Jiroušek, M., Jürgens, N., Kącki, Z., Kavgacı, A., Kearsley, E., Kessler, M., Knollov, I., Kolomiychuk, V., Korolyuk, A., Kozhevnikova, M., Kozub, Ł., Krstonošić, D., Kühl, H., Kühn, I., Kuzemko, A., Küzmič, F., Landucci, F., Lee, M. T., Levesley, A., Li, C.-F., Liu, H., Lopez-Gonzalez, G., Lysenko, T., Macanović, A., Mahdavi, P., Manning, P., Marcen, C., Martynenko, V., Mencuccini, M., Minden, V., Moeslund, J. E., Moretti, M., Müller, J.V., Munzinger, J., Niinemets, Ü., Nobis, M., Noroozi, J., Nowak, A., Onyshchenko, V., Overbeck, G. E., Ozinga, W. A., Pauchard, A., Pedashenko, H., Peñuelas, J., Pérez-Haase, A., Peterka, T., Petřík, P., Phillips, O. L., Prokhorov, V., Rašomavičius, V., Revermann, R., Rodwell, J., Ruprecht, E., Rūsiņa, S., Samimi, C., Schaminée, J. H. J., Schmiedel, U., Šibík, J., Šilc, U., Škvorc, Ž., Smyth, A., Sop, T., Sopotlieva, D., Sparrow, B., Stančić, Z., Svenning, J.-C., Swacha, G., Tang, Z., Tsiripidis, I., Turtureanu, P. D., Ugurlu, E., Uogintas, D., Valachovič, M., Vanselow, K. A., Vashenyak, Y., Vassilev, K., Vélez-Martin, E., Venanzoni, R., Vibrans, A. C., Violle, C., Virtanen, R., von Wehrden, H., Wagner, V., Walker, D. A., Wana, D., Weiher, E., Wesche, K., Whitfeld, T., & Willner, W., Wiser, S., Wohlgemuth, T., Yamalov, S., Zizka, G., Zverev, A. 2019. sPlot – a new tool for global vegetation analyses. – Journal of Vegetation Science, 30(2): 161-186. ISSN: 1100-9233, doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/jvs.12710; https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/jvs.12710
Valcheva, M., Sopotlieva, D., Meshinev, T. & Apostolova, I., 2019. Is penetration of non-psammophytes an underestimated threat to sand dunes? – a case study from western Pontic coast. – Journal of Coastal Conservation, 23(2):271-281. ISSN: 1400-0350, doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11852-018-0656-3; https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11852-018-0656-3
2018
Sopotlieva, D., Velev, N., Tsvetkova, N., Vassilev, V. & Apostolova, I., 2018. Ecosystem condition assessment of semi-natural grasslands outside the Natura 2000 network in Bulgaria, using vegetation data. – Tuexenia,38:385-404. ISSN: 0722494X, doi: 10.14471/2018.38.012; https://www.tuexenia.de/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/23_Tuexenia_38_2018_S...
2017
Kreyling, J., Dengler, J., Walter, J., Velev, N., Ugurlu, E., Sopotlieva, D., Picon-Cochard, C., Nijs, I., Hernandez, P., Güler, B., von Gillhaussen, F., De Boeck, H., Bloor, J., Berwaers, S., Beierkuhnlein, C., Arfin Khan, M. A. S., Apostolova, I., Altan, Y., Zeiter, M., Wellstein, C., Sternberg, M., Stampfli, A., Campetella, G., Bartha, S., Bahn, S., Jentsch, A. 2017. Species richness effects on grassland recovery from drought depend on community productivity in a multisite experiment. – Ecology Letters, 20(11): 1405-1413, ISSN: 14610248 doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/ele.12848; https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/ele.12848
Sopotlieva, D., Apostolova, I., Velev, N., Vassilev, V., Bratanova-Doncheva, S., Gocheva, K. & Chipev, N. 2017. Methodology for assessment and mapping of sparsely vegetated land ecosystems condition and their services in Bulgaria. Clorind. 2017, ISBN: 978-619-7379-13-6 // Сопотлиева, Д., Апостолова, И., Велев, Н., Василев, В., Братанова-Дончева, С., Гочева, К., Чипев, Н. 2017. Методика за оценка и картиране на състоянието на екосистеми на земи с рядка растителност и техните услуги в България. Клоринд, 2017, ISBN:978-619-7379-12-9
Apostolova, I., Sopotlieva, D., Velev, N., Vassilev, V., Bratanova-Doncheva, S., Gocheva, K. & Chipev, N. 2017. Methodology for assessment and mapping of grassland ecosystems condition and their services in Bulgaria. Clorind. 2017, ISBN: 978-619-7379-09-9. // Апостолова, И., Сопотлиева, Д., Велев, В., Василев, В., Братанова-Дончева, С., Гочева, К., Чипев, Н. 2017. Методика за оценка и картиране на състоянието на тревните екосистеми и техните услуги в България. Клоринд, 2017, ISBN:978-619-7379-06-8
Apostolova, I., Sopotlieva, D., Velev, N., Vassilev, V., Bratanova-Doncheva, S. & Gocheva, K. 2017. Methodology for assessment and mapping of wetland ecosystems condition and their services in Bulgaria. Clorind, ISBN: 978-619-7379-14-3. // Апостолова, И., Сопотлиева, Д., Велев, Н., Василев, В., Братанова-Дончева, С., Гочева, К., Чипев, Н. 2017. Методика за оценка и картиране на състоянието на екосистеми на влажни зони и техните услуги в България. Клоринд, 2017, ISBN:978-619-7379-15-0
Velev, N., Apostolova, I., Sopotlieva, D., Vassilev, V., Bratanova-Doncheva, S., Gocheva, K. & Chipev, N. 2017. Methodology for assessment and mapping of heathland and shrub ecosystems condition and their services in Bulgaria. Clorind. 2017, ISBN: 978-619-7379-10-5. // Велев, Н., Апостолова, И., Сопотлиева, Д., Василев, В., Братанова-Дончева, С., Гочева, К., Чипев, Н. Методика за оценка и картиране на състоянието на храстови и ерикоидни екосистеми и техните услуги в България. Клоринд, 2017, ISBN:978-954-7379-11-2
Chipev, N., Bratanova-Doncheva, S., Gocheva, K., Zhiyanski, M., Mondeshka, M., Yordanov, Y., Apostolova, I., Sopotlieva, D., Velev, N., Rafailova, E., Uzunov, Y., Karamfilov, V., Fikova, R. & Vergiev, S. 2017. Methodological framework for assessment and mapping of ecosystem condition and ecosystem services in Bulgaria. Guide for monitoring of trends in ecosystem condition and ecosystem services. Clorind. 2017, ISBN: 978-619-7379-25-9. // Чипев, Н., Братанова-Дончева, С., Гочева, К., Жиянски, М., Мондешка, М., Йорданов, Я., Апостолова, И., Сопотлиева, Д., Велев, Н., Рафаилова, Е., Узунов, Й., Карамфилов, В., Фикова, Р., Вергиев, С. 2017. Методологична рамка за оценка и картиране на състоянието на екосистемите и екосистемните услуги в България. Ръководство за мониторинг на състоянието и развитието на екосистемите и екосистемните услуги. Клоринд, 2017, ISBN:978-619-7379-24-2
Bratanova-Doncheva, S., Zhiyanski, M., Mondeshka, M., Yordanov, Y., Apostolova, I., Sopotlieva, D., Velev, N., Rafailova, E., Bobeva, A., Uzunov, Y., Karamfilov, V., Vergiev, S., Gocheva, K., Fikova, R. & Chipev, N. 2017. Methodological framework for assessment and mapping of ecosystem condition and ecosystem services in Bulgaria. Guide for in situ verification of the assessment and mapping of ecosystems condition and services. Clorind. (2017), ISBN: 978-619-7379-23-5. // Братанова-Дончева, С., Жиянски, М., Мондешка, М., Йорданов, Я., Апостолова, И., Сопотлиева, Д., Велев, Н., Рафаилова, Е., Бобева, А., Узунов, Й., Карамфилов, В., Вергиев, С., Гочева, К., Фикова, Р., Чипев, Н. 2017. Методологична рамка за оценка и картиране на състоянието на екосистемите и екосистемните услуги в България. Ръководство за проверка на място на оценката и картирането на състоянието екосистемите и екосистемните услуги. Клоринд, 2017, ISBN:978-619-7379-22-8
Sopotlieva, D., Velev, N. & Apostolova, I. 2017. Methodology for assessment of the condition and services supplied by the Sparsely vegetated land ecosystems in Bulgaria. – In: Vladimirov, V. & Petrova, A. (eds) Sparsely vegetated ecosystems outside the NATURA 2000 network in Bulgaria – Condition and services, pp. 15-23, IBER-BAS, 2017. ISBN: 978-954-9746-37-2. // Сопотлиева, Д., Велев, Н., Апостолова, И. 2017. Методика за оценка на състоянието и предоставяните екосистемни услуги от екосистемите на земи с рядка растителност в България. В: Владимиров, В., Петрова, А. (ред.) Екосистеми с рядка растителност извън мрежата Натура 2000 в България - състояние и услуги, ИБЕИ - БАН, 2017, ISBN:978-954-9746-38-9, 15-24
Apostolova, I., Sopotlieva, D. & Velev, N. 2017. Methodology for assessment and mapping of inland wetland ecosystems condition and their services in Bulgaria. – In: Ivanova, N. (ed.) Mapping and assessment of ecosystem services of wetlands in Bulgaria, pp. 18-27, IBER-BAS, Sofia, 2017. ISBN: 978-954-9746-41-9. // Апостолова, И., Сопотлиева, Д., Велев, Н. 2017. Методика за оценка на състоянието и предоставяните екосистемни услуги от екосистеми на вътрешни влажни зони в България. В: Иванова, Н. (ред.), Картиране и оценка на екосистемните услуги във вътрешни влажни зони в България, pp. 20-29,ИБЕИ-БАН, ISBN: 978-954-9746-40-2.
2016
Chytrý, M., Hennekens, S. M., Jiménez-Alfaro, B., Knollová, I., Dengler, J., Jansen, F., Landucci, F., Schaminée, Joop H.J, Aćić, S., Agrillo, E., Ambarlı, D., Angelini, P., Apostolova, I., Attorre, F., Berg, C., Bergmeier, E., Biurrun, I., Botta-Dukát, Z., Brisse, H., Antonio Campos, J., Carlón, L., Čarni, A., Casella, L., Csiky, J., Ćušterevska, R., Dajić Stevanović, Z., Danihelka, J., De Bie, E., de Ruffray, P., De Sanctis, M., Bernhard Dickoré, W., Dimopoulos, P., Dubyna, D., Dziuba, T., Ejrnæs, R., Ermakov, N., Ewald, J., Fanelli, G., Fernández-González, F., FitzPatrick, Ú., Font, X., García-Mijangos, I., Gavilán, Rosario G., Golub, V., Guarino, R., Haveman, R., Indreica, A., Işık Gürsoy, D., Jandt, U., Janssen, J. A.M., Jiroušek, M., Kącki, Z., Kavgacı, A., Kleikamp, M., Kolomiychuk, V., Krstivojević Ćuk, M., Krstonošić, D., Kuzemko, A., Lenoir, J., Lysenko, T., Marcenò, C., Martynenko, V., Michalcová, D., Erenskjold Moeslund, J., Onyshchenko, V., Pedashenko, H., Pérez-Haase, A., Peterka, T., Prokhorov, V., Rašomavičius, V., Rodríguez-Rojo, M., Rodwell, J. S., Rogova, T., Ruprecht, E., Rūsiņa, S., Seidler, G., Šibík, J., Šilc, U., Škvorc, Ž., Sopotlieva, D., Stančić, Z., Svenning, J-C., Swacha, G., Tsiripidis, I., Turtureanu, P., Uğurlu, E., Uogintas, D., Valachovič, M., Vashenyak, Y., Vassilev, K., Venanzoni, R., Virtanen, R., Weekes, L., Willner, W., Wohlgemuth, T., Yamalov, S. 2016. European Vegetation Archive (EVA): an integrated database of European vegetation plots. – Applied Vegetation Science, 19(1): 173 - 180. ISSN:1654-109X, doi:10.1111/avsc.12191, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/avsc.12191
Sopotlieva, D., Pedashenko, H., Alexandrova, A. & Ganeva, A. 2016. Flora, vegetation and natural habitat types in Kutelka Reserve (Eastern Stara planina (Balkan) Mts., Bulgaria). – Phytologia Balcanica, 22(3): 387-404. ISSN: 1310-7771. http://www.bio.bas.bg/~phytolbalcan/PDF/22_3/PhytolBalcan_22-3_12_Sopotl...
Velev, N., Ganeva, A., Gyosheva, M., Sopotlieva, D., Terziyska, T. & Apostolova, I. 2016. Flora, Mycota and Vegetation of Kupena Reserve (Rodopi Mts, Bulgaria) – Ann.Sofia University, Faculty of Biology, book2-Botany, 100: 100-115. https://www.uni-sofia.bg/index.php/eng/the_university/faculties/faculty_... https://research.uni-sofia.bg/handle/10506/1393
2015
Velev, N., Ganeva, A., Gyosheva, M., Sopotlieva, D., Terziyska, T. & Apostolova, I. 2015. Flora, Mycota and Vegetation of Dupkata Reserve (Rodopi Mts, Bulgaria) – Ann.Sofia University, Faculty of Biology, book2-Botany, 99: 61-70. https://www.uni-sofia.bg/index.php/eng/the_university/faculties/faculty_... GSU BOTANIKA T.99 Coloured -11012017.pdf
Sopotlieva, D. 2015. Amygdalus X delipavlovii S. Seraf.; Astragalus alopecurus Pall.; Spiraea salicifolia L., Trifolium squarrosum L., Astragalus sesameus L., Onosma rhodopea Velen., Pulsatilla halleri (All.) Willd., Verbascum decorum Velen. Verbascum pseudonobile Stoj. & Stef.,. – In: Peev, D. et al. (eds), Red Data Book of the Republic of Bulgaria, BAS & MOEW, p. 182, p 194, p. 325, p. 339, p.411, p.560, p. 538, p.639, p.641; Sopotlieva, D. & Assyov, B. 2015. Verbascum minutiflorum Stef. – In: Peev, D. et al. (eds), Red Data Book of the Republic of Bulgaria, BAS & MOEW, p. 354; http://e-ecodb.bas.bg/rdb/bg/ .// Сопотлиева, Д. 2015. Amygdalus X delipavlovii S. Seraf.; Astragalus alopecurus Pall.; Spiraea salicifolia L.; Trifolium squarrosum L.; Astragalus sesameus L.; Onosma rhodopea Velen.; Pulsatilla halleri (All.) Willd.; Verbascum decorum Velen.; Verbascum pseudonobile Stoj. & Stef. – In: Пеев, Д. и др. (ред.), Червена книга на Република България, т.1. Растения и гъби, БАН & МОСВ, стр. 182, 194, 324, 339, 411, 560, 583, 639, 641.; Сопотлиева, Д. и Асьов, Б. 2015. Verbascum minutiflorum Stef. – В: Пеев и др. (ред.), Червена книга на Република България, т.1. Растения и гъби, БАН & МОСВ, стр. 354, http://e-ecodb.bas.bg/rdb/bg/ .
Petrova, A., Sopotlieva, D. & Apostolova, I. 2015. Reports 202-206. In: Vladimirov, V. & al. (compl.) New floristic records in the Balkans, 26. – Phytol. Balkan., 21(1): 76-77. http://www.bio.bas.bg/~phytolbalcan/PDF/21_1/PhB_21_1_08_Vladimirov_&_al...
2014
Sopotlieva, D. & Apostolova, I. 2014. Dry grassland vegetation in the transition zone between two biogeographic regions. – Hacquetia, 13 (1): 79-120. doi: 10.2478/hacq-2014-0010; ISSN 1581-4661., doi: 10.2478/hacq-2014-0010; https://www.degruyter.com/downloadpdf/j/hacq.2014.13.issue-1/hacq-2014-0...
2013
Eliáš, P., Sopotlieva, D., Dítě, D., Hájková, P., Apostolova, I., Senko, D., Melečková, Z. & Hájek, M. 2013. Vegetation diversity of salt-rich grasslands in South-Eastern Europe. – Applied Vegetation Science, 16(3): 521-537. on-line ISSN: 1654-109X doi: 10.1111/avsc.12017; https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/avsc.12017
Pedashenko, H. Apostolova, I., Boch, S., Ganeva, A., Janišová, M., Sopotlieva, D., Todorova, S., Ünal, A., Vassilev, K., Velev, N. & Dengler, J. 2013. Dry grasslands on NW Bulgarian mountains: first insights into diversity, ecology and syntaxonomy. – Tuexenia, 33: 309-346. https://www.zobodat.at/pdf/Tuexenia_NS_33_0309-0346.pdf
Apostolova, I., Pedashenko, H., Sopotlieva, D., Velev, N., Vassilev, K. & Meshinev, T. 2013. Arctic-Alpine plants in Bulgarian mountains. – Lazaroa, 34: 55-63. doi: 10.5209/rev_LAZA.2013.v34.n1.43180; ISSN: 0210-9778; doi: 10.5209/rev_LAZA.2013.v34.n1.43180 https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Nikolay_Velev/publication/259526794...
2012
Apostolova, I., Sopotlieva, D., Pedashenko, H., Velev, N. & Vasilev, K. 2012. Bulgarian vegetation database: historic background, current status and future prospects. – In: Dengler, J., Oldeland, J., Jansen, F., Chytrý, M., Ewald, J., Finckh, M., Glöckler, F., Lopez-Gonzalez, G., Peet, R.K., Schaminée, J.H.J. (Eds.): Vegetation databases for the 21st century. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 141–148. doi: 10.7809/b-e.00069.; https://www.researchgate.net/publication/259527141_Bulgarian_Vegetation_...
Sopotlieva, D., Pedashenko, H. & Goranova, V. 2012. Reports 142-147. ¬ In: Vladimirov, V. & al. (eds), New floristic records in the Balkans: 20. – Phytol. Balcan., 18(3): 356. http://www.bio.bas.bg/~phytolbalcan/PDF/18_3/18_3_10_Vladimirov_&_al_NFR...
2010
Hájek, M., Hájková, P., Apostolova, I. Horsák, M., Rozbrojová, Z., Sopotlieva, D., & Velev, N. 2010. The insecure future of Bulgarian refugial mires: economic progress versus Natura 2000. – Oryx, 44(4): 539-546. ISSN: 0030-6053, doi: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0030605310000530 https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/oryx/article/insecure-future-of-...
2009
Anchev, M., Apostolova, I., Assyov, B., Bancheva, S., Denchev, C., Dimitrov, D., Dimitrova, D., Evstatieva, L., Genova, E., Georgiev, V., Goranova, V., Gussev, Ch., Ignatova, P., Ivanova, D., Meshinev, T., Peev, D., Petrova, A., Petrova, A., Sopotlieva, D., Stanev, S., Stoeva, M., Stoyanov, S., Tashev, A., Tosheva, A., Tsoneva, S., Tzonev, R., Vitkova, A. & Vladimirov, V. 2009. Petrova, A. & Vladimirov, V. (eds), Red List of Bulgarian vascular plants. – Phytol. Balkan., 15(1): 63-94. http://www.bio.bas.bg/~phytolbalcan/PDF/15_1/15_1_08_Petrova_&_Vladimiro... // Sopotlieva, D. 2009. Amygdalus X delipavlovii S. Seraf.; Astragalus alopecurus Pall.; Spiraea salicifolia L.; Trifolium squarrosum L.; Astragalus sesameus L.; Onosma rhodopea Velen.; Pulsatilla halleri (All.) Willd.; Verbascum decorum Velen.; Verbascum pseodonobile Stoj. & Stef.; Potentilla palustris (L.) Scop.; Verbascum nobile Velen.; Lathraea rhodopea Dinglеr; Lotus aegeus (Griseb.) Boiss.; Onosma heterophylla Griseb.; Verbascum humile Janka. – In: Petrova, A. & Vladimirov, V. (eds), Red List of Bulgarian vascular plants. – Phytol. Balkan., 15(1): 63-94.; Sopotlieva, D. & Assyov, B. 2009. Verbascum minutiflorum Stef. – In: Petrova, A. & Vladimirov, V. (eds), Red List of Bulgarian vascular plants. – Phytol. Balkan., 15(1): 63-94.
Sopotlieva, D. 2009. The high-rank syntaxa of semi-natural grasslands in Straldzha–Aytos phytogeographic region. – In: Ivanova, D. (ed.), Plant, fungal and habitat diversity investigation and conservation. Proceedings of IV Balkan Botanical Congress, Sofia, 20–26 June 2006. Pp. 303–307. Institute of Botany, Sofia. ISBN 978-954-9746-14-3.
Sopotlieva, D. 2009. Poo bulbosae-Achileetum pseudopectinatae: a new plant association. – Phytol. Balkan., 15(2): 235-244. http://www.bio.bas.bg/~phytolbalcan/PDF/15_2/15_2_10_Sopotlieva.pdf // Sopotlieva, D. 2009. Errata. Poo bulbosae-Achileetum pseudopectinatae: a new plant association. – Phytol. Balkan., 15(3): 298. http://www.bio.bas.bg/~phytolbalcan/PDF/15_3/15_3-00a_New_taxa_&_Errata.pdf
2008
Hájek, M., Hájková, P., Sopotlieva, D., Apostolova I. & Velev, N. 2008. The Balkan wet grassland vegetation: A prerequisite to better understanding of European habitat diversity. – Plant Ecol., 195 (2): 197-213. ISSN: 1385-0237 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11258-007-9315-8.; https://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11258-007-9315-8
2007
Sopotlieva, D. & Apostolova, I. 2007. The association Erysimo – Trifolietum Micev. 1977 in Bulgaria and some remarks on its Mediterranean character. – Hacquetia, 6(2): 131-141. https://content.sciendo.com/view/journals/hacq/6/2/article-p131.xml
Ganeva, A. & Sopotlieva, D. 2007. Records 36-56. – In: Natcheva, R. (compiler), New bryophyte records in the Balkans: 2. – Phytol. Balcan., 13(2): 277-289. http://www.bio.bas.bg/~phytolbalcan/PDF/13_2/13_2_15_Natcheva.pdf
Hájek, M., Velev, N., Sopotlieva, D., Apostolova, I. & Rozbrojová, Z. 2007. Reports 51-57. – In: Vladimirov, V. & al. (comps), New floristic records in the Balkans: 6. – Phytol. Balcan., 13(3): 440-441. http://www.bio.bas.bg/~phytolbalcan/PDF/13_3/13_3_21_Vladimirov_&_al.pdf
2006
Petrova, A., Venkova, D. & Sopotlieva, D. 2006. Contribution to the flora of the Rhodopes and the Thracian plain. – Historia naturalis bulgarica, 17: 27-33. https://www.nmnhs.com/historia-naturalis-bulgarica/article.php?id=000279...
Hájek, M., Hájková, P., Apostolova, I., Sopotlieva D. & Velev, N. 2006. Reports 49-52. – In: Vladimiror, V. & al. (eds), New floristic records in the Balkans: 2. – Phytol. Balcan., 12(2): 286-287. http://www.bio.bas.bg/~phytolbalcan/PDF/12_2/12_2_17_Vladimirov_&_al.pdf
Sopotlieva, D. 2006. Reports 117-127. – In: Vladimirov, V. & al. (eds), New floristic records in the Balkans: 3. – Phytol. Balcan., 12(3): 425-427. http://www.bio.bas.bg/~phytolbalcan/PDF/12_3/12_3_15_Vladimirov_&_al.pdf
2002
Сопотлиева, Д., Петрова, А., 2002. Нови данни за флората на Стара планина (Сливенски Балкан). – В: Темнискова, Д. (ред.), Труд. на VI-тата Нац. Конфер. Ботаника, 18-20. VI. 2001, pp.: 195-202., ISBN: 954-07-1675-6.
2001
Sopotlieva, D., Petrova, A., 2001. Wild ornamental plants in Sinite kamani natural park. – In: Proceedings Third Balk. Sci. Conf. ”Study, Conservation and Utilisation of Forest Resources”, II: 440-449.

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Department
Plant and Fungal Diversity and Resources
Division
Flora and Vegetation
Research group
Vegetation and Habitats

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