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Lyudmila Lozanova

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Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
2 Gagarin Street, 1113 Sofia

Phone: (+359) 884017781

Curriculum vitae

Family name: Lozanova
First names: Lyudmila Mitkova

2015-present: PhD-student-IBER - BAS, Division of Ecosystem Research
2015: MSc degree in Ecomanagement and Sustainable Development,Sofia University,"St. Kliment Ohridski"
2000: MSc degree in Ecology and Environmental Protection,Plovdiv University “Paisii Hilendarski”

Training courses:
• 2015-International Summer School – “DPSIR factors to fulfill stakeholder needs in the different mountain areas in Europe” -Kopaonik, Serbia, 1 – 5th September 2015
• 2016-Joint International Summer School – “Advanced methods and new integrated approaches to study soil processes in mountain ecosystems” - Pieve Tesino, Italy, 26-30th June 2016
• 2016-SHORT TERM SCIENTIFIC MISSION - COST – FP1305 “The difference in roots traits under different tree species as influenced by soil type in forest ecosystems in Bulgaria and the UK”, Forest Research, Alice Holt, UK, 29.02.2016-25 .03.2016
• 2017-BioLink Cost Action 1305 Training school- Soil biodiversity in tree crops-CIHEAM-IAMB,Bari, Italy, 25-29 September 2017

Project participation:
• 2014-2018 COST Action FP1305 BioLink- Linking belowground biodiversity and ecosystem function in European forests ;Project coordinator: Assoc. Prof. Stella Lazarova, PhD
• 2015-2017 MetEcosMap- Methodological assistance for assessing ecosystems and biophysical valuation (Project financing mechanism of the European Economic Area(Norwegian Financial Mechanism) program BG03 "Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services");Chief Assistant Svetla Bratanova-Doncheva, PhD

Research interests

• Ecology
• Ecosystem functioning
• Ecosystem services
• Soil biodiversity and soil ecology
• Symbiotic relationships


Lozanova, L., Zhiyanski, M., Vanguelova, E., Doncheva, S., Marinov, M. P., & Lazarova, S. (2019). Dynamics and Vertical Distribution of Roots in European Beech Forests and Douglas Fir Plantations in Bulgaria. Forests, 10(12) 1123. DOI:

Lazarova, S. S., Elshishka, M., Radoslavov, G., Lozanova, L., Hristov, P., Mladenov, A., ... & Peneva, V. K. (2019). Molecular and morphological characterisation of Longidoruspolyae sp. n. and L. pisi Edward, Misra & Singh, 1964 (Dorylaimida, Longidoridae) from Bulgaria. ZooKeys, 830, 75. Pensoft, ISSN:1313–2989, 75-98. DOI:

Zhiyanski, М., Sokolovska, М., Glushkova, М., Vilhar, У., Lozanova, L. (2017) Soil quality. The Urban Forest: Cultivating Green Infrastructure for People and the Environment, Springer, Cham. ISBN:978-3-319-50279-3, DOI:, 49-58


Ecosystem Research, Environmental Risk Assessment and Conservation Biology
Ecosystem Research
Research group
Ecosystem Functioning


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