ВОПРОСЫ СТЕПЕВЕДЕНИЯ

 

STEPPE SCIENCE

 

460000, г. Оренбург, ул. Пионерская 11

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"Steppe Science" Journal was founded after the decision of the Scientific Council of the Institute of Steppe UB RAS in 1999. The founder of the Journal: the Federal State Budgetary Institution of Science of the Orenburg Federal Research Center of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

The Journal highlights the contribution of scientists to geoecology, landscape study, biogeography, economic and social geography. 

Steppe Science Journal publishes novel scientific reports on the following subject directions: 

  • Topical problems of steppe science. Natural and cultural steppe heritage. 
  • Evolution, a structure and anthropogenic transformation of landscapes in the steppe zone. 
  • Landscape, biological and soil diversity in the steppe regions. 
  • Problems of agricultural steppe farming and ecological rehabilitation of steppe landscapes. 
  • Ecological – hydrological and water economic aspects of nature management in the steppe zone. 

The socio-economic and environmental-resource potential of the steppe regions: economical-geographical aspects of steppe nature management. 

Editor-in-Chief: Chibilev Alexander Alexandrovich, academician of RAS, doctor of geographical sciences, professor. 

The Journal publication is interested in a wide readership: geographers, geoecologists, biologists, agriculture-related experts – scientists, lecturers, postgraduates, and students. 

Publication frequency: 4 issues per year. 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

"Steppe Science" Journal was founded by the decision of the Scientific Council of the Institute of Steppe UB RAS in 1999.

Founder: the Federal State Budgetary Institution of Science of the Orenburg Federal Research Center of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. 

Mass Media Registration Certificate El # FS 77-79189 from 22 September 2020

ISSN: 2712-8628

 

Working languages: Russian, English. 

Journal coverage: Russia and other countries. 

Publication frequency: 4 issues per year.

Manuscript languages: Russian and English. 

Publication in "Steppe Science" is free of charge for all the authors.

Reports on the following groups of branches are published: 

25.00.00 Earth Science:

  • 25.00.23 Physical geography and biogeography, soil geography and landscape geochemistry;
  • 25.00.24 Economic, social, political and recreational geography;
  • 25.00.26 Land management, cadastre and monitoring of lands;
  • 25.00.27 Land hydrology, water resources, hydrochemistry;
  • 25.00.36 Geoecology (branch-wise).

 

03.02.00 General biology

 

06.00.00 Agricultural sciences:

  • 06.01.01 Geoponics, plant cultivation;
  • 06.01.02 Melioration, revegetation and land conservation.

 

Editor-in-Chief: CHIBILEV Alexander Alexandrovich, academician of RAS, doctor of geographical sciences, professor. 

Publications of the Journal are of interest for a wide range of readers: geographers, geoecologists, biologists – scientists, lecturers, postgraduates, students.

 

Contacts:

460000, Russian Federation, Orenburg, St. Pionerskaya ulitsa, 11.

Tel/ fax: (3532) 77-44-32, 77-62-47

E-mail: steppescience@mail.ru

The Journal is included in the systems of the Russian Science Citation Index (RSCI)

Reports are indexed by DOI.

The electronic version of the Journal is published on the website, in a scientific e-library, on the website of the Journal.

 

Categories:

  • EARTH SCIENCE
  • GENERAL BIOLOGY
  • AGRUCULTURAL SCIENCES

 

Editorial policy and ethics:

Independent review of incoming articles is carried out by members of the editorial board, the Editorial Board, and reviewers – leading scientists-specialists on the publication subject.

The Editorial Board monitors compliance with the requirements of ethics, relying on the developments of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), Elsevier publishing house, the Declaration "Ethical Principles of Scientific Publications" adopted by the Association of Science Editors and Publishers (ASEP) and other documents of foreign editorial associations and information systems.

The Editorial Board is responsible for the content of the published materials and recognizes this responsibility. The editorial team is guided by the principles of scientific research, objectivity, professionalism, and impartiality.

The Editorial Board makes honest and objective decisions, ensuring an effective one-sided blind review of all incoming materials.

The Editorial Board evaluates the intellectual content of the manuscripts regardless of the race, gender, religious views, citizenship, or political preferences of the authors.

The Editorial Board prevents unscrupulous scientific publications containing plagiarism, falsification, and fabrication of data, excessive self-citation, and irrelevant links.

The Editorial Board interacts with the authors based on fairness, courtesy, objectivity, honesty, and transparency.

The Editorial Board adheres to the principle of confidentiality of editorial and publishing processes. It does not transfer the materials of articles sent to the editorial office to third parties, except for reviewers and editorial staff. Unpublished data obtained from the submitted manuscripts are not used for personal and commercial purposes and are not transferred to third parties.

The Editorial Board resolves conflict situations arising in the course of work, using all the means available in the legal field to determine them.

The Editorial Board guarantees access to publications, ensuring their storage on the Journal website.

Reviewers responsibility:

  1. The Reviewer is guided by the principles of scientific research, objectivity, professionalism, and impartiality.
  2. The Reviewer gives a reasoned assessment of the results of the research conducted by the author (s). The review uses only correct expressions and explanations in relation to the article.
  3.  The Reviewer should also draw the Editorial Board's attention to discovering significant similarities or coincidences between the manuscript under consideration and any other published work within the scope of his / her scientific competence.
  4. The Reviewer considers the manuscript received for review as a confidential document, i.e., does not transfer it for review and discussion to third parties, does not use unpublished data for personal and commercial purposes.
  5. The Reviewer warns the Editorial Board about the presence of a conflict of interest (if it has arisen) before working with the article

The Author responsibility:

  1. The Author is aware that he is initially responsible for the novelty and reliability of the results of scientific research. Obviously erroneous or falsified statements are unacceptable.
  2. The Author guarantees that the research results presented in the submitted manuscript are completely original. Borrowed fragments or statements should be made with the obligatory indication of the author and the original source. Excessive borrowing and plagiarism in any form, including unformulated quotations, paraphrasing, or assigning rights to the results of other people's research, is unethical and unacceptable.
  3. The Author submits for consideration only an unpublished article and guarantees that the article is not under review in other scientific journals and will not be sent for publication in other scientific issues.
  4. The Author correctly cites his/her previous works and avoids self-plagiarism in the manuscript and an artificial increase in publication size. If the article is based on previously published materials having a non-article nature or presented on the Internet, the author should notify the Editorial Board of the publication.
  5. Co-authors of the article should be persons who have made a significant contribution to the research. It is unacceptable to indicate as co-authors persons who did not participate in the study.
  6.  All co-authors agree to submit the article to the publication.
  7.  The Author notifies the Editorial board of a potential conflict of interest.
  8. The Author should indicate the sources of financial support for the project (research) in the manuscript, the results of which are presented in the article.
  9. The Author notifies his / her co-authors of all changes and suggestions from the Editorial board and does not make decisions on the article alone, without the consent of all co-authors.
  10. The Author correctly conducts correspondence with the Editorial Board, responding to comments and observations if they arise. If necessary, the authors correct the data presented in the article.
  11. If the Author finds significant errors or inaccuracies in the article at the stage of its consideration or after its publication, he must notify the Editorial Board of the journal as soon as possible to withdraw the publication for correction of errors.
  12. The Authors submit to the Editorial board an article prepared in strict accordance with the terms of publication of the articles.
  13. The Authors of the article must comply with the legislation on copyright protection. Copyrighted materials may only be reproduced with the permission of their respective owners.
  14. Submitting an article to the editor, the author confirms its uniqueness and assumes responsibility for the possible consequences of violating the copyright of other persons. The Author is aware that he is initially responsible for the novelty and reliability of the results of scientific research. Obviously erroneous or falsified statements are unacceptable.

The Publisher responsibility:

  1. The Publisher does not influence the editorial policy of the electronic issue.
  2. The Publisher provides legal support to the Editorial Board, if necessary.
  3. The Publisher ensures the timely release of the following issues of the publication.
  4. The Publisher makes correcting, clarifications, and withdraws articles that reveal violations of scientific ethics or critical errors.

 

Editorial Board

  • Editor-in-Chief: Chibilev Alexander Alexandrovich, academician of RAS, doctor of geographical sciences, professor, honored geographer of Russia, scientific leader of the Institute of Steppe of Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences – a separate structural unit of the Federal State Budgetary Institution of Science of the Orenburg Federal Research Center of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, (Orenburg).

25.00.00 Earth Sciences

  • Tishkov Arkadiy Alexandrovich – corr.-member of RAS, doctor of geographical sciences (specialty 25.00.23), professor, chief researcher, director of biogeography department of FSBSO Institute of Geography of the Russian Academy of Sciences.  Member of the Russian Academy of natural sciences (RANS), Moscow Society of Naturalists (MOIP), International Arctic Science Committee, member of RGS Presidium, vice-president of the Moscow office of the Russian Geographical Society (Moscow);
  • Khoroshev Alexander Vladimirovich – doctor of geographical sciences (specialty 25.00.23), associate professor, professor of the department of physical geography and landscape study of M.V. Lomonosov's MSU. The member of RGS, the international association of landscape ecology  (IALE) (Moscow);
  • Chernykh Dmitriy Vladimirovich – doctor of geographical sciences (specialty 25.00.23), associate professor, and chief researcher of FSBSO Institute for Water and Environmental problems SB RAS (IWEP SB RAS). The member of RGS, the international association of landscape ecology  (IALE) (Altay Kray, Barnaul);
  • Dmitrieva Vera Alexandrovna – doctor of geographical sciences (specialty 25.00.27), associate professor, and FSBSO Voronezh State University professor. Editorial board member of "Vestnik of Voronezh State University" Journal. Series Geography, Geoecology, member of RGS (Voronezh);
  • Koronkevich Nikolay Ivanovich – doctor of geographical sciences (specialty 11.00.07), professor, chief researcher, acting laboratory manager of the hydrology of FSBSO Institute of Geography Russian Academy of Science. Academician of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences (RANS), member of the Academy of Water Economy Sciences, honor member of RGS, vice-president of the Council of elders RGS, member of editorial boards of the Journals "Izvestiya RAS. Series geography," "Water Resources" (Moscow). Awarded by the M.V. Lomonosov Russian Geographical Academy medal for "The Contribution to Science and Ecology";  
  • Kochurov Boris Ivanovich – doctor of geographical sciences (specialty 11.00.11), professor, leading researcher of FSBSO Institute of Geography RAS. Member of the International Futures Research Academy (IFRA), member of the Russian Ecological Academy (Moscow);    
  • Vasiliev Denis Yurievich – candidate of physical-mathematic sciences (specialty 01.02.05), associate professor of FSBEO HE the Ufa State Aviation Technical University (USATU). Member of the Russian Geographical Society (Orenburg office, Orenburg), member of the Russian Hydrometeorological Society  (Moscow), (Ufa);
  • Ryabinina Natalia Olegovna – candidate of geographical sciences (specialty 11.00.11), associate professor, docent of the department of geography and cartography of FSBEO HE "Volgograd State University." Member of RGS, member of Nature Conservation Committee of RGS (Volgograd);
  • Akhmedenov Kazhmurat Maxutovich – candidate of geographical sciences (specialty 25.00.26), associate professor, vice-president of chairman, vice-rector for research and international communications, associate professor of geography department of Makhambet Utemisov West Kazakhstan University. Member of RGS, the Kazakhstan Geographical Society    Qazaq Geography, member of the association for Kazakhstan's biodiversity conservation, member of A.M. Nikolsky Herpetological Society (Uralsk, the Republic of Kazakhstan); 
  • Pashkov Serhey Vladimirovich – candidate of geographical sciences (specialty 25.00.36), dean of mathematics and natural sciences department of Kozybaev's North Kazakhstan State University (Petropavlovsk, the Republic of Kazakhstan); 
  • Levykin Sergey Vyacheslavovich – doctor of geographical sciences (specialty 25.00.26), professor of RAS, leading researcher, head of steppe sciences and nature management department of the Institute of Steppe of Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences – a separate structural unit of the Federal State Budgetary Institution of Science of the Orenburg Federal Research Center of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, (Observer of N.F. Glazovskiy's scientific-coordinating center against desertification and droughts, member of RGS, member of the Public Chamber of Orenburgskaya oblast (Orenburg);
  • Petrishchev Vadim Pavlovich – doctor of geographical sciences (specialty 25.00.23), associate professor, leading researcher of the Institute of Steppe Ural Branch the Russian Academy of Sciences – a separate structural unit of the Federal State Budgetary Institution of Science of the Orenburg Federal Research Center of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, (Orenburg);
  • Chibilev Alexander Alexandrovich (jr.) – candidate of economic sciences (specialty 08.00.05), leading researcher, the head of the department of socio-economic geography, director of the Institute of Steppe Ural Branch the Russian Academy of Sciences - a separate structural unit of the Federal State Budgetary Institution of Science of the Orenburg Federal Research Center of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, (Orenburg);
  • Pavleychik Vladimir Mikhaylovich – candidate of geographical sciences (specialty 11.00.11), leading researcher, head of the department of landscape ecology, the vice of the head of the scientific work of the Institute of Steppe Ural Branch the Russian Academy of Sciences - a separate structural unit of the Federal State Budgetary Institution of Science of the Orenburg Federal Research Center of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, member of RGS (Orenburg);
  • Sivokhip Zhanna Tarasovna – candidate of geographical sciences (specialty 25.00.36), leading researcher of the Institute of Steppe Ural Branch the Russian Academy of Sciences - a separate structural unit of the Federal State Budgetary Institution of Science of the Orenburg Federal Research Center of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, (Orenburg);
  • Myachina Ksenia Viktorovna – candidate of geographical sciences (specialty 25.00.36), leading researcher of the Institute of Steppe Ural Branch the Russian Academy of Sciences - a separate structural unit of the Federal State Budgetary Institution of Science of the Orenburg Federal Research Center of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, member of RGS and international association of landscape ecology  (IALE) (Orenburg);
  • Grosheva Olga Alexeevna – candidate of geographical sciences (specialty 25.00.36), senior researcher of the Institute of Steppe Ural Branch the Russian Academy of Sciences - a separate structural unit of the Federal State Budgetary Institution of Science of the Orenburg Federal Research Center of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, member of RGS (Orenburg);
  • Ryabukha Anna Gennadievna – candidate of geographical sciences  (specialty 25.00.36), leading researcher of the Institute of Steppe Ural Branch the Russian Academy of Sciences - a separate structural unit of the Federal State Budgetary Institution of Science of the Orenburg Federal Research Center of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, (Orenburg);
  • Dubrovskaya Svetlana Alexandrovna – candidate of geographical sciences (specialty 25.00.36), senior researcher of the Institute of Steppe Ural Branch the Russian Academy of Sciences - a separate structural unit of the Federal State Budgetary Institution of Science of the Orenburg Federal Research Center of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, (Orenburg);
  • Velmovskiy Pavel Vladimirovich – candidate of geographical sciences (specialty 25.00.36), senior researcher of the Institute of Steppe Ural Branch the Russian Academy of Sciences - a separate structural unit of the Federal State Budgetary Institution of Science of the Orenburg Federal Research Center of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, (Orenburg);
  • Filimonova Irina Yurievna – candidate of geographical sciences (specialty 25.00.24), associate professor, research officer of the Institute of Steppe Ural Branch the Russian Academy of Sciences - a separate structural unit of the Federal State Budgetary Institution of Science of the Orenburg Federal Research Center of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, (Orenburg);
  • Svyatokha Natalia Yurievna – candidate of geographical sciences (specialty 25.00.24), research officer of the Institute of Steppe Ural Branch the Russian Academy of Sciences - a separate structural unit of the Federal State Budgetary Institution of Science of the Orenburg Federal Research Center of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, member of RGS (Orenburg);

03.02.00 General biology

  • Safronova Irina Nikolaevna – doctor of biological sciences (specialty 03.02.01), associate professor, senior researcher of FSBEO "Komarov Botanical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences. "Member of RGS, RBS, International Association for Vegetation Science (IAVS), member of International Association for Ecology (INTECOL), member of The European Dry Grassland Group (EDGG) (Saint-Petersburg);
  • Agafonov Vladimir Alexandrovich – doctor of biological sciences (specialty 03.02.01), professor. The head of the department of botany and mycology of the medical-biological faculty of FSBEO HE "Voronezh State University." Member of botany's section of the Scientific Council of RBS (Voronezh);
  • Artemvieva Elena Alexandrovna – doctor of biological sciences (specialty 03.00.16), associate professor, professor of the geography and ecology of FSBEO HE "Ulyanovsk State Pedagogical University." Member of the united Thesis Committee # Д 999.022.03 for specialty 03.02.14 (biological resources) (FSBEO HE "Kazan (Privolzskiy) Federal University"); member of the editorial board of scientific collection of Treshnikovsky reading (UGPU); member of the Russian entomologic society, the Ukrainian entomologic society, the Union of Bird protection of Russia. Member of RAE, RGS (Ulyanovsk);
  • Litvinskaya Svetlana Anatolievna – doctor of biological sciences (specialty 03.00.05), professor and professor of geoecology and nature management FSBEO HE "Kuban State University." Member of RGS, member of the Russian Botanical Society. The chairman of the Constant Nature Conservation Committee of RGS in the South of Russia. Corr.-member of RAEN. Corr.-member of the Russian Ecological Academy. Expert in the scientific-technical area of the federal register of Ministry of RF Education and Sciences. Member of the expert council of assembly in Krasnodarsky Kray for problems of natural resources use and ecological safety (Krasnodar);
  • Namzalov Bimba-Tsyren Batomunkuevich – doctor of biological sciences (specialty 03.00.05), Professor, Professor of the botany department of FSBEO HE "Banzarov Buryat State university" (the Republic of Buryatia, Ulan-Ude);
  • Silantieva Marina Mikhaylovna –  doctor of biological sciences (specialty 03.02.01), professor, director of the Institute of Biology and Biotechnology FSBEO HE "Altai State University," member of the Russian botanical society (Altai Kray, Barnaul);
  • Suyundukov Ilgiz Varisovich – doctor of biological sciences (specialty 03.02.01), associate professor, dean of Natural Sciences and Mathematics faculty of the Sibai Institute (a branch) FSBEO HE "Bashkir State University" (the Republic of Bashkortostan, Sibai);
  • Shiryaev Anton Grigorievich – doctor of biological sciences (specialty 03.02.12, 03.02.08), leading research officer of the Institute of Plant and Animal Ecology UB RAS. Member of the Russian Botanical Society, European Mycological Association, International Biogeographical Society (Yekaterinburg);
  • Sambuu Anna Dorzhuevna – doctor of biological sciences (specialty 03.02.01, 03.02.08), associate professor, senior researcher, head of the geobotany laboratory, and soil ecology of the Tuva Institute of Complex Development of Nature Resources SB RAS. Member of Dokuchaev Soil Scientist Society, member of the Russian Botanical Society. Expert of the Russian Academy of Sciences (the Republic of Tyva, Kyzyl);
  • Kust German Stanislavovich – doctor of biological sciences (specialty 03.00.27), associate professor. Senior researcher of FSBEO "Institute of Geography of the Russian Academy of Sciences". Vice, member of the Committee on Science and Technologies, UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD); scientific-technical correspondent of Russia for UNCCD; member of scientific and politic interaction of UNCCD; member of the working team of  the Global Network for Land Status Indicators of UN Human Settlements Program;  Expert for safety problems in the environment of the Global Ecological Fund (GEF), International Bank for Construction and Development; expert for the UN Development Program for ecological and rational natural management; member of series of top inter-governmental and international working and consulting teams in the field of land degradation;  Deputy Chairman of the Interdepartmental Scientific and Expert Council under the Interdepartmental Working Group on Global Climate and Sustainable Development Goals under the Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation "Global Climate and Environmental Management: Zero-emission and zero-degradation of Russian soils" (Moscow);
  • Kucherov Sergey Evgenievich – doctor of biological sciences (specialty 03.02.08), Senior Researcher of the Ufa Institute of Biology – a separate structural unit of the Federal State Budgetary Scientific Organization of the Ufa Federal Research Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Ufa);
  • Dyomina Olga Nikolaevna – doctor of biological sciences (specialty 03.02.01), associate professor of the Biology Department of the Geology and Geography Faculty of Aliev Karachay- Cherkessia State University. Member of the Permanent Environmental Commission of RGS, member of the international association's GEM / IUCN Group "Holarctic Steppes," EDGG, IAVS (Rostov-on-Don);
  • Darbaeva Talshen Esenomanovna – doctor of biological sciences (specialty 03.00.05), professor of the Department of Biology and Ecology of Utemisov West Kazakhstan State University. Member of the Editorial Board of the "Botanical Journal (St. Petersburg) (Republic of Kazakhstan, Uralsk);
  • Bragina Tatiana Mikhaylovna – doctor of biological sciences (specialty 03.00.16), Professor, Professor of the Department of Natural Sciences of the Kostanay State Pedagogical University named after U. Sultangazin. Independent expert of the UNCCD, leader of the IUCN/COM Holarctic Steppes specialists, project coordinator and WWF expert, member of the Menzebir Society, Entomological Society (Kostanay, Republic of Kazakhstan);
  • Nurushev Murat Zhusypbekovich – doctor of biological sciences of the Russian Federation (specialty 03.00.32) and the Republic of Kazakhstan, Professor, Professor of the L. N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University, Academician of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences (RAEN), corresponding member of the International Academy of Informatization. Honored Scientist. Excellent of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Excellent of Ecology of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Awarded by the L. N. Gumilyov Gold Medal, the gold medal of the European Chamber of Science and Industry (Nursultan, Kazakhstan);
  • Spasskaya Natalia Nikolaevna – candidate of biological sciences (specialty 03.00.08), associate professor, scientific secretary of the Zoological Museum, curator of collecting ungulates of the Theriology Sector of the Research Zoological Museum of the Lomonosov Moscow State University. Member of the All-Russian Theological Society, the Moscow Society of Naturalists, RGS, IUCN / SSC Equid Specialist Group (Moscow);
  • Soroka Olga Vladimirovna – candidate of biological sciences (specialty 03.00.16). Head of the Scientific Department of FSBO the Joint Directorate of the State Nature Reserves "Orenburg" and "Shaitan-Tau" (Orenburg);
  • Bakiev Andrey Gennadievich – candidate of biological sciences (specialty 03.00.16), associate professor, senior researcher at the Laboratory of Herpetology and Toxicology of the Institute of Ecology of the Volga Basin of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Togliatti);
  • Tkachuk Tatiana Evgenievna – candidate of biological sciences, associate professor, docent of FSBEO HE "Trans-Baikal State University," senior researcher of the State Natural Biosphere Reserve "Daursky";
  • Kin Natalia Olegovna – candidate of biological sciences (specialty 03.00.05), associate professor, leading researcher of the Institute of Steppe Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences – a separate structural unit of the Federal State Budgetary Institution of Science of the Orenburg Federal Research Center of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, (Orenburg);
  • Kalmykova Olga Gennadievna – candidate of biological sciences (specialty 03.00.15), senior researcher of the Institute of Steppe Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences – a separate structural unit of the Federal State Budgetary Institution of Science of the Orenburg Federal Research Center of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, (Orenburg);
  • Barbazyuk Evgeniy Vladimirovich – candidate of biological sciences (specialty 03.00.08), researcher of the Institute of Steppe  Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences – a separate structural unit of the Federal State Budgetary Institution of Science of the Orenburg Federal Research Center of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Member of the Union for the Protection of Birds in Russia (Orenburg).

06.00.00 Agricultural sciences

  • Trofimov Ilia Alexandrovich – doctor of geographical sciences (specialty 25.00.33), candidate of biological sciences (specialty 03.00.05), senior researcher (agricultural sciences, specialty 06.01.12). Deputy Director for Scientific Work, Head of the Laboratory of Geobotany of FSBSO "V. R. Williams Federal Research Center for Feed Production and Agroecology (V. R. Williams Federal Research Center for Food Production and Agroecology). Chairman of the Moscow regional branch of the Russian Ecological Academy, Deputy Chairman of the section "Agroecology," member of the Russian Geographical Society (Lobnya, Moscow region));
  • Savin Evgeniy Zakharovich – doctor of agricultural sciences (specialty 06.01.07), professor, leading researcher of the Institute of Steppe Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences – a separate structural unit of the Federal State Budgetary Institution of Science of the Orenburg Federal Research Center of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, (Orenburg);
  • Gulaynov Yury Alexandrovich – doctor of agricultural sciences (specialty 06.01.09), professor, leading researcher of the Institute of Steppe Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences – a separate structural unit of the Federal State Budgetary Institution of Science of the Orenburg Federal Research Center of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, (Orenburg);
  • Chasovskikh Nikolay Pavlovich – doctor of agricultural sciences (specialty 06.01.09), professor, director of the Center for Additional Education of FSBEO HE "The Orenburg State Agrarian University." Full member of the Petrovsky Academy of Science and Arts. (Orenburg);
  • Mushinsky Alexander Alexeevich – doctor of agricultural sciences (specialty 06.01.09), associate professor, acting director of  FSBSO "Orenburg Experimental Station of Horticulture and Viticulture of the All-Russian Selection and Technological Institute of Horticulture and Nursery Production") (Orenburg);
  • Kulik Konstantin Nikolaevich – academician of RAS and REA, Academician of the Russian Academy of Agricultural Sciences, doctor of agricultural sciences (specialty 06.03.04), professor, chief researcher of FSBSO "the Federal Research Center for Agroecology, Integrated Land Reclamation and Protective Afforestation of the Russian Academy of Sciences." Member of the RGS, chairman of the Dissertation Council of FSC for Agroecology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, NTS Depmilioration of the Ministry of Agriculture, member of the interdepartmental scientific and expert Council "Global Climate and Rational Nature Management" (Volgograd);
  • Khristianovsky Pavel Igorevich – doctor of biological sciences (specialty 03.00.19), associate professor, professor of the Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases of FSBSO "the Orenburg State Agrarian University." Member of the Society of Helminthologists of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Orenburg).

 

SUBMISSION

Manuscripts of original and review scientific papers on the subject of the Journal having an originality coefficient of 75% (according to the Antiplagiat program) are accepted for publication.

Articles prepared according to the requirements are sent to Email:  steppescience@mail.ru.

The authors are notified of the receipt of the manuscript within a week from the date of receipt of the manuscript.

Submission of a manuscript requires that it has not been published before nor is currently under consideration for publication elsewhere (in original or translation).

 

Submitting the manuscript, the author accepts the terms of   the public offer (agreement on the publication of a scientific article).

Formatting requirements 

The publication is issued following the requirements of the Higher Attestation Commission (VAK) for its subsequent inclusion in this list.

The Journal accepts the most significant scientific works that have not been published before, which correspond to the topic, have scientific novelty, and contain the author's scientific research materials.

The material of the manuscript submitted to the Editorial board must correspond to the subject of the Journal.

The paper size should not less 7 and should not exceed 15 pages including abstract, keywords, tables, figures and reference.

Originality – no less 75%.

The article should include Universal Decimal Classification (UDC).

Languages of papers – Russian, English.

Articles should be prepared using MS Word 2003-2016 according the following requirements:

  • Portrait orientation,
  • Pages of А4 size,
  • Margins of 2 cm,
  • Font Times New Roman,
  • Points  – 12,
  • Line interval – 1,
  • Alignment justified,
  • Indented paragraphs – 1 cm 

Tables are prepared using MS Word. Numbers and titles should be printed above tables. Each table should be mentioned in the text, for example: (tab. 1).

Graphic matter (figures, plans, schemes, pictures) should contain general materials of the study.

Graphics should have a high quality. The publishing house can demand material on separate jpg files having a resolution no less than 300 dpi. Titles and numbers of graphics should be mentioned below figures. Each figure should be mentioned in the text, for example: (fig. 1).

Formulae, nomenclature and units should be made using either MS Word or  MathType.

Keywords (in Russian and English) – obligatory; they should include 5-10 words and phrases. Keywords and phrases are separated by a comma. The keywords should exactly reflect the study area.

Abstract (in Russian and English) – obligatory. The recommended average size of the abstract is 500 typographical units (State Standard 7.9-95). The abstract should reflect the article's structure and be informative. It should be laconically stated and include principal information and resumes presented in work. The author's summary is intended to serve as an independent source of data from the article.

Information about an author should include: Surname, Name, Last name, position, degree, affiliation, and ORCID (find out your ORCID or register). The information should be in the Russian and English languages and replaced at the end of the article after References.

References are obligatory and should include papers used by an author. The Editorial board motivates authors to work with novel informational sources. References should consist of articles published for the last ten years as the minimum at 70% since citation of archaic sources makes international experts doubt in topicality of the information in the report. 

No more than 20% of self-citation of papers published in other editions is allowed. 

The list of References is arranged according to State Standard Р 7.0.5-2008. Citation on the proper source in the References should be mentioned in the text in square brackets (for example: [1]). References is placed as the common list in the end of the article in the order of its mentioning in the text.

REFERENCES – all Russian-language publications in this list should be transliterated (we recommend a resource http://translit.net/ru/?account=bsi (BSI) and their titles should be translated into English.  

The list of References should not include separating characters "//," "–" and "№." English-language sources are not transliterated. 

 

The Manuscript structure

The text of an article is presented according to the international standard IMRAD (learn more IMRAD).

Principal  components of the article:

  • Introduction (should include topicality of the problem, a short review of domestic and foreign scientists’ publications. It should be mentioned targets and tasks of the study).
  • Materials and Methods (describes all methods, methodological approaches that used in the paper and based on which the material was analyzed).
  • Results and Discussion (represents results of the study including tables, graphics, diagrams, figures).  
  • Conclusion

We recommend using a design template

 

Review order

All research papers received by the Editorial Board of the Journal go through blind review. 

 The manuscript sent to the authors for revision must be returned in a corrected form within two months. After this period, it is considered as newly received.

Articles are reviewed either by the Editorial Board or guest reviewers, specialists in the corresponding field of knowledge.

The reviewers' opinion on the article is considered at the Editorial board meeting; it is rejected or accepted for publication. The Editor-in-Chief makes the final decision on the publication of a piece with multidirectional reviews.

The decisions of the Editorial Board are communicated to the authors at the contact email address.

 

Contacts:

  • Editor: a separate structural unit of the Federal State Budgetary Institution of Science of the Orenburg Federal Research Center of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (ОFRC UB RAS) Institute of Steppe Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Editorial office: 460000, Orenburg region, Orenburg, St. Pionerskaya ulitsa, 11.
  • E-mail: steppescience@mail.ru
  • Tel: +7(3532) 77-44-32; 77-62-47
  • Contact person: Filimonova Irina Yurievna, candidate of geographical sciences, associate professor, senior researcher

 

Институт степи уральского отделения российской академии наук (ИС УрО РАН)

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