18 KEY INNOVATIONS, DISCOVERIES, in ecology, environmental sciences, biology; a list of publications authored by a Fulbright Award winner Dr. S.A. Ostroumov (Moscow University) and coauthors that contain new discoveries in some key areas of environmental and life sciences. Improving water quality, sustainability, environment safety.

18  KEY INNOVATIONS, DISCOVERIES, in ecology, environmental sciences, biology; this is a list of some publications authored by a Fulbright Award winner Dr. S.A. Ostroumov (Moscow University) and coauthors that contain new discoveries in some key areas of environmental and life sciences. Improving water quality, sustainability, environment safety. Comments in English, French, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese…


31 Top Springer Publications selected bibliography: #life_science #ecology #environmental_science  Articles. http://5bio5.blogspot.com/2012/11/31-publications-life-science-ecology.html


Part 1. List of SITES with comments IN SOME WORLD LANGUAGES (English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Italian, other);



Part 4. Additional information: USEFUL SITES;


Part 1. SITES with comments IN SOME WORLD LANGUAGES:

In Chinese (trad.):  http://www.scribd.com/doc/82374003/

In Indonesian:  http://www.scribd.com/doc/82369704/In-Indonesian;

In Spanish: http://www.scribd.com/doc/82469956/In-Spanish;



1. Innovative conceptualization: how ecosystems improve water quality.

2. Fundamentally new facts: hazardous biological and toxic effects of detergents.

3. Inhibitory analysis: A new method to explore top-down control in ecosystems.

4. A contribution to solution: the problem of criteria for environmental hazards.

5. A new contribution to solution: the problem of eutrophication.

6. New measurements on frontiers – biogeochemistry, chemical ecology: a quantitative estimate: the role of pellets of mollusks.

7. New facts, discovery: pollutants inhibit: fluxes (flows, transfers) of chemical elements.

8. Biomachinery. A new fundamental concept. New scientific term. Authored by Dr. S.A. O.

9. Modernized Terminology. A new improved definition. What is ‘ecosystem’?

10. New key facts. Scientific basis of technology. New phytotechnology: water treatment.

11. A new step. How to solve the problem. Stability of the biosphere.

12. A new component of the mechanism of regulation. Self-organization in the biosphere.

13. New serious hazards: low-level (sublethal) chemical pollution.

14. A new environmental hazard of pollution: damage to links between parts of ecosystems.

15. Ecology: A new mechanism. How living organisms change the environment.

16. New fundamental concepts, terminology. Two-level synergism: man-made effects;

17. A new anthropogenic factor: initiation, stimulation of algal blooms.

18. New short list. The most urgent topics: environmental research in 21st century.





Innovative conceptualization of how ecosystems improve water quality (ecosystemic water self-purification):  http://www.scribd.com/doc/60659939/; Key paper, Full text free:

http://www.scribd.com/doc/49131150 Number of reads in Internet: About 2.4K READS


Other Key publications:

[Aquatic ecosystem as a bioreactor. – RIVISTA DI BIOLOGIA-BIOLOGY FORUM,  Volume: 97,   Issue: 1,   Pages: 67-78,   2004]:  full text free: http://www.scribd.com/doc/52656760/

Application: better water resources management, water sustainability, protection of water quality;



Fundamentally new facts on hazardous biological and toxic effects of detergents (surfactants, tensides, surface-active agents). These facts were presented and analyzed in the book: http://www.scribd.com/doc/60757545/,

Key publication: http://www.crcpress.com/product/isbn/9780849325267;


Application: preventing most risky forms of chemical pollution, protection of water quality;



Inhibitory analysis: A new method to explore top-down control in ecosystems: eutrophication, algal bloom, water self-purification. New facts about the organisms which are filter-feeders (suspension feeders). These facts gave a quantitative estimate of the role of filter-feeders in ecosystem: http://www.scribd.com/doc/61179989/3-Legendary-discoveries-top-Down-Control-Inhibitory-analysis;

Key publication: http://www.moip.msu.ru/?p=154;



An innovative contribution to solution to the problem of criteria for environmental hazards of chemicals (the criteria to evaluate negative anthropogenic effects  of chemicals on organisms): http://www.scribd.com/doc/60891549/;



A new contribution to solution to the problem of eutrophication: http://www.scribd.com/doc/61241602/

Text of the key publication: http://www.scribd.com/doc/49065550/;

Application: preventing eutrophication.



New measurements that gave a quantitative estimate of the role of pellets of mollusks in fluxes of chemical elements. [The pellets are small pieces, aggregates of organic matter which are excreted by invertebrate animals. The pellets are excreted  by the animals as a result of  filtering the suspended organic matter and plankton out from water] http://www.scribd.com/doc/61247059/; Text of the key publication: www.scribd.com/doc/49065604http://www.scribd.com/doc/45911730;  http://b23.ru/ndgz;

Application: preventing or minimizing emissions of greenhouse gases, a contribution to the scientific basis for technologies for climate protection.



New facts, Discovery: Pollutants Inhibit Fluxes of Chemical Elements: http://www.scribd.com/doc/61251644/; Text of the key publication: www.scribd.com/doc/49065530/;



Discovery of biomachinery ( a new scientific term proposed by Dr. S.A. Ostroumov, Moscow University). Example: biomachinery of water self-purification. This biomachinery improves water quality in aquatic (freshwater and marine) ecosystems:




Texts of the key publications: http://www.scribd.com/doc/44105992/;


Application: protection of water quality, better water resources management, water sustainability.



A new improved and modernized definition of the term ‘ecosystem’: http://www.scribd.com/doc/62076114/;

Key publication: http://www.scribd.com/doc/49065580; The new definition that was proposed in this publication is in accord with the modern knowledge.

Citation of: New definitions of the concepts and terms ecosystem and biogeocenosis:


Application: improving environmental education.



Finding new key facts that contribute to a scientific basis for a new phytotechnology of water treatment. Example: the biological  species of  aquatic vegetation ( Ceratophyllum demersum) removes heavy metals from water. For instance,  lead, cadmium and 2 other heavy metals were simultaneously removed from water: http://www.scribd.com/doc/62146380/;

A series of new facts on the role of aquatic vegetation.



A contribution to solution to the enigma of stability of the biosphere (the enigma of the balance in ecology, the sustainability of the natural environment): http://www.scribd.com/doc/62333244/;

Application: preventing global change; contribution to the scientific basis for climate protection technologies;



Discovery of a new component of the mechanism of  regulation and self-organization in the biosphere. A contribution to understanding the chemical regulation in the biosphere. New fundamental concepts and terminology: Ecological chemomediators, ecological chemoregulators:

See:  On the Concepts of Biochemical Ecology and Hydrobiology: Ecological Chemomediators. – Contemporary Problems of Ecology, 2008, Vol. 1, No. 2, p. 238–244. http://scipeople.com/publication/67236/; http://www.scribd.com/doc/41634664;

Application of this discovery: This discovery and associated innovative analysis and conceptualization became a basis for a book: S.A. O., Introduction to Biochemical Ecology (Moscow University Press).


On the book ‘Introduction to Biochemical Ecology’ (Moscow University Press, Moscow, 1986, 176 p.), in Russian.



This book became a basis of a new lecture course. The title of the course was the same as the title of the book: Biochemical Ecology. This course contributed to modernization of university education in Russia, and in 8 universities in Poland, as well as in universities of some other countries: http://www.scribd.com/doc/53784108/



Discovery of new serious hazards from low-level (sublethal) chemical pollution.

Discovery of pollutants that inhibited the of activity organisms which are filter-feeders. As a result, a discovery of pollutants which decrease the efficiency of self-purification of water.

See  relevant information in some of the publications that were mentioned above here: Item 8: New Discovery: BIOMACHINERY. Example: biomachinery of improving water quality (self-purification) in aquatic (freshwater and marine) ecosystems: http://www.scribd.com/doc/61779321/; Item 1: Innovative conceptualization of how ecosystems improve water quality (water self-purification)  http://www.scribd.com/doc/60659939/; Item 2:  New facts on hazardous biological and toxic effects of surfactants and detergents: http://www.scribd.com/doc/60757545/ ;

Application: improving environmental law, environmental regulation; protection of water quality; pollution control;



Discovery of a new environmental hazard from environmental pollution. Discovery of a man-made chemical can break an important link between components of ecosystems.

See the publication: A New Type of Effect of Potentially Hazardous Substances: Uncouplers of Pelagial–Benthal Coupling. – Doklady Biological Sciences 2002, v.383, No.1-6; pp.127-130. http://www.scribd.com/doc/45913695/A-new-Type-of-Effect-2DBS-fulltext;





www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12053562; www.springerlink.com/index/28v23jbfadl1y100.pdf;

Application: pollution control; water sustainability; natural resources management;



Discovery of a new mechanism of how living organisms change the environment, how they adjust or condition some important chemical  parameters of the environment. Discovery of a new organism-dependent mechanism of a decrease in environmental toxicity of chemicals and chemical elements.

Dr. S. A. O. Some issues of chemico-biotic interactions and the new in the teaching on the biosphere / series: Ecological Studies, Hazards, Solutions. Volume 17.  Moscow, MAX Press, 2011.  – 20 p. ISBN 978-5-317-03710-9. http://scipeople.ru/publication/102875/; http://www.scribd.com/doc/57818520/;

[In Russian: Остроумов С.А. Некоторые вопросы  химико-биотических взаимодействий и новое в учении о биосфере / серия: Ecological Studies, Hazards, Solutions. Volume 17. М.: МАКС Пресс, 2011. – 20 с. ISBN 978-5-317-03710-9. A new typology of the main types of matter in the biosphere was proposed in this publication, and in a series of additional publications].

Application: improvement of environmental monitoring.



New fundamental concepts and terminology: two-level synergism of man-made effects; synecological summation of man-made effects:

“synecological summation” or “synergistic summation” of anthropogenic effects on organisms of two adjacent trophic levels: innovations in the publications: Dr. S.A.O. The hazard of a two-level synergism of synecological summation of anthropogenic effects. – Doklady Biological Sciences.  2001; 380: 499-501.



DOI: 10.1023/A:1012348127085


Danbio52.2001v380p847.E.2 level.synergism. Publication: Doklady Biological Sciences, 2001, vol. 380,

(Russian journal: Doklady Akademii Nauk, 2001, vol. 380, p.847); two-level synergism; Dr. S.A.O.; http://b23.ru/n1dk  = http://www.scribd.com/doc/49065634/Danbio52-2001v380p847-E-2level-synergism;

Application: more efficient pollution control;



Finding of a new anthropogenic factor that may initiate algal blooms (also red tides, brown tides, blooms of cyanobacteria  or blue-green algae):

Publications: Inhibitory analysis of top-down control: new keys to studying eutrophication, algal blooms, and water self-purification. – Hydrobiologia. 2002, vol. 469, p. 117-129; http://www.scribd.com/doc/52598579/; http://b23.ru/nwmb;

The Synecological Approach to the Problem of Eutrophication. – Doklady Biological Sciences, Vol. 381, 2001, pp. 559–562; http://www.scribd.com/doc/49065550/;


Citation of the paper: Inhibitory analysis of top-down control: new keys to studying eutrophication, algal blooms, and water self-purification. Examples of citation in the U.S.A., Germany, Italy, Netherlands, China, Argentina, Philippines, and other countries:


Application: a contribution to the scientific basis for better control of eutrophication, for preventing toxic algae blooms, preventing blooms of cyanobacteria, preventing red tides, brown tides.



List of the most urgent topics, research priorities for ecology and environmental science for the 21st century. Executive summary that was developed by an international team of ecologists. A basis for grant proposals, for evaluation of new results, for writing new reviews. Full text free [Rivista di Biologia]: http://www.scribd.com/doc/52655707/



Application: writing grant proposals; long-term planning, funding and management of scientific research;


Part 4. Additional information: useful sites:


A book that contains some data relevant to many of those 17 innovations listed above: http://b23.ru/ksmk



Comments on this book in various languages:

in Azerbaijani, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Afrikaans, Basque:  http://www.scribd.com/doc/81915726/

in Belarusian, Bengali, Bulgarian, Hungarian, Vietnamese, Dutch, Galician, Georgian, Greek, Gujarati, Danish, Hebrew, Iceland, Spanish:  http://www.scribd.com/doc/81920220/

in Italian, Kannada, Catalan, Chinese, Korean, Latvian:  http://www.scribd.com/doc/82043196/

in Irish, Lithuanian, Malay, Macedonian, Maltese, German: http://www.scribd.com/doc/82113824

in Norwegian: http://www.scribd.com/doc/82260701/


Annotated English bibliography: In the form of a list; Environmental Science, Ecology. Dr. S.O., with comments, with sites of the full textshttp://www.scribd.com/doc/79546542;


Publications indexed: Web of Science. Area: Environmental sciences, life sciences. Authored, co-authored: Dr. S.A. Ostroumov: http://www.scribd.com/doc/82458780/Indexed-Web-of-Science;


All about the author:



41 articles on environmental sciences, and citation of these articles

citation in the U.S.A., Russia, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Japan, China, Argentina, Philippines, and other countries; selected examples



Key words: Chinese, French, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, short list, fundamental discoveries, new facts, new conceptualization, environmental, science, ecology, biology, environmental safety, water quality, sustainability, pollution control, application, resource management, education,


Author: Sergei Ostroumov

all about S.O.: http://www.scribd.com/doc/80074854/All-About-Scientific-Results-and-Activities-of-Dr-Sergei-a-Ostroumov; http://b23.ru/k3th; also: http://www.famous-scientists.ru/3732/; On Twitter: http://twitter.com/Sergeiost; @sergeiost Key sites IN SEVEN SECTIONS: 1 AWARDS, HONORS; 2. DISCOVERIES; 3. PUBLICATIONS;4. CITATION; 5. COMMENTS, EVALUATIONS, REVIEWS; 6. AVAILABILITY IN LIBRARIES WORLDWIDE; 7. CONTRIBUTION TO EDUCATION; **The key sites organized according to the six sections 1AWARDS, HONORS:Awards, Certification of quality of scientific results of Dr. S.A. Ostroumov: diplomas, certificates, medals: http://www.scribd.com/doc/79842122/; ** 2. DISCOVERIES: **EXAMPLES OF The key discoveries and innovations that were made by Dr. Sergei A. Ostroumov, and the scientific questions that were answered in his publications: http://www.scribd.com/doc/61828106/; **Discoveries: scribd.com/doc/594374393. ** 3. PUBLICATIONS: **Annotated English bibliography: In the form of a list; Environmental Science,Ecology. Dr. S.Ostroumov. with comments: http://www.scribd.com/doc/79546542; ** Key annotated bibliography on the most important issues of ecology, environment (the innovations authored by Dr. S. Ostroumov) with short comments on what is new, in the form of a simple table, which is easy to read and understand and use: http://www.scribd.com/doc/74026302; **Annotated bibliography in several languages, including: Arabic, Armenian, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, Nederlandse, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Moldovan, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian: http://www.scribd.com/doc/78605260/; **Most cited publications: www.scribd.com/doc/58228788 **Most viewed materials: www.scribd.com/doc/61435402 **Key papers: www.scribd.com/doc/63407123 **This book was acquired by the key world libraries: cover picture, abstract, list of the reviews of the books (favorable): http://www.scribd.com/doc/64066178/ **More bibliography:http://www.scribd.com/doc/81500941/; Bibliography of Dr. S.A.Ostroumov. At the service: Refdoc.fr 136 resultshttp://www.scribd.com/doc/81500264/; Bibliography of Dr. S.A.Ostroumov Accordingto Internet service http://worldwidescience.orghttp://www.scribd.com/doc/81482445/; Bibliography. Publications of Dr. S.A. Ostroumov. Preview of first 2 pages. The list of publications according to the Internet service rd.springer.com; Preview of the first pages (page 1 and page 2) of each publication is available free at: http://rd.springer.comhttp://www.scribd.com/doc/81480498/; Dr.S.A.Ostroumov This is a list of some ofthe publications authored, co-authored by Dr. S.A. Ostroumov according to the internet service AuthorMapper, http://www.scribd.com/doc/81474486/; Bibliography. HathiTrust Digital Library. Books authored, coauthored by Dr. S.A.Ostroumov HathiTrust Digital Library is a digital preservation repository and highly functional access platform. It provides long-term preservation and access serviceshttp://www.scribd.com/doc/81458011/Australia-papers-of-Russian-Scientist-Moscow-State-University-Cited-in-Australia-Examples-Bioassay-of-Phytotoxicity-of-Surfactants-Detergents-With-the; Papers of Russian scientists (Moscow State University) cited in Australia (examples).http://www.scribd.com/doc/81430208/; Gabriel, Gateway to Europe's National Libraries. Books and some other publications by Dr. S. Ostroumov. Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, France, Iceland, Italy, Serbia, Russia, Slovakia, Turkey, UK Pictures of the covers of the Books authored and co-authored by Dr. S. Ostroumov: http://www.scribd.com/doc/63499091/; Publications indexed: Web of Science: http://www.scribd.com/doc/82458780/; 4. CITATION: ** Scholars of these over 300 institutions (worldwide) have cited the publications (biology, ecology, environment) authored by Dr. Sergei A. Ostroumov: http://www.scribd.com/doc/60225505; **Ecology, Environmental Sciences, Biology, updated; Citation of Dr. S.A. Ostroumov’s works in the U.S.A. http://www.scribd.com/doc/79577206 **World-wide citing Dr. S.O.: scribd.com/doc/54504932; **In Russian: http://www.scribd.com/doc/80564027/; ** Citation. The book 'Biological Effects of Surfactants' was cited by scientists of Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Austria, Slovakia, Germany, Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Denmark, United Kingdom, Poland and other countries: www.scribd.com/doc/82403759/ 5. COMMENTS, EVALUATIONS, REVIEWS: **Evidence of merit: scribd.com/doc/59927430; **Reviews, evaluations of the publications of Dr. S.A. Ostroumov. Diplomas, certificates. Language: English:http://www.scribd.com/doc/79818820/;**Reviews, evaluations; language: mainly Russian: http://www.scribd.com/doc/70758746/; 6. AVAILABILITY IN LIBRARIES WORLDWIDE: **Books, other works in University of California, other U.S. and key world schools: http://www.scribd.com/doc/79934197/; **The U.S.A., Harvard University, and some other institutions:http://www.scribd.com/doc/76963064/; **The U.S.A., Library of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT):http://www.scribd.com/doc/78915437/; **COUNTRIES WORLDWIDE: Availability of the books authored by Dr. S.A.O.: The libraries of a number of countries worldwide acquired the books, have the publications (ecology, environment, biology) by Dr. S. Ostroumov: Ecology, Biology, Environmental Sciences in the libraries of Europe, North America, Asia, Australia, Africa: Denmark, USA, Canada, France, Switzerland, Japan, China, Korea, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Slovakia, United Kingdom, Finland, Poland, Serbia, Turkey, Australia, New Zealand, Netherlands, Singapore, South Africa,Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, and others: http://www.scribd.com/doc/77617474/; **Papers available in U.S. libraries. Ecology, Environmental Sciences, Aquatic Sciences, Biology. Authored, co-authored by Dr. S.A.Ostroumov:http://www.scribd.com/doc/80220904/; ** Publications (books, papers) available in U.S. Library: National AgriculturalLibrary (NAL) of USDA. In Catalog: Agricolahttp://www.scribd.com/doc/81677620/; 7. CONTRIBUTION TO EDUCATION: **Some of Dr. S. Ostroumov’ s scientific results were used in lectures delivered to university students in the U.S.A., Germany, Netherlands, and other countries. More detail on how Dr. S. Ostroumov’s publications are being used to modernize education: **http://www.scribd.com/doc/53784108/Modernizing-education-Ostroumov; **http://b23.ru/nlov