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List of articles in reviewed Russian (with English version) and foreign journals
  1. Bourski O.V., 1995. Yenisei middle taiga breeding bird communities: overview and principal differences //Beitraege zur Naturkunde Niedersachsens. 48. P. 133-156.
  2. Schipanov N.A, 2000. Some aspects of small mammals population stability //Uspekhi sovremennoi biologii. No 1. P 73-87. V.121. No 4. P. 323-336.
  3. Neronov V.V, 2001. Development of ecotone conception in conservation of biological diversity //Uspekhi sovremennoi biologii, V. 121. No 4 P.323-336
  4. Randall Jan A., Rogovin Konstantin A., 2002. Variation in and meaning of alarm calls in a social desert rodent Rhombomys opimus // Ethology. V. 108. P. 512-527.
  5. Sheftel B.I., Hanski I., 2002. Species richness, relative abundance and habitat use in local assembledge of Sorex shrews in Eurasian boreal forest // Acta Theriologica. V. 47, Suppl. 1. P. 69-79.
  6. Tchabovsky A.V., Krasnov B.R., 2002. Spatial distribution of P. obesus in relation to vegetation in the Negev desert of Israel // Mammalia. V. 66(3). P. 361-368.
  7. Rogovin K., Randall J.A., Kolosova I., Moshkin M., 2003. Social correlates of stress in adult males of the great gerbil, Rhombomys opimus, in years of high and low population densities // Hormones and Behavior. V. 43. P. 132-139.
  8. Suntsov V.V., Ly T.V.H., Adler G.H., 2003. Distribution of rodents along a gradient of disturbance on the Tay Nguen Plateau of southern Viet Nam // Mammalia. V.67(3). P. 379-383.
  9. Rogovin K., Randall J.A., Kolosova E., Moshkin M.P., 2004. Predation on a social desert rodent, Rhombomys opimus Licht.: Effect of group size, composition and location // Journal of Mammalogy. V.85(4). P. 723-730.
  10. Shilova S.A., Orlenev D.P., 2004. Some aspects of small mammals behavior under social environment disturbance// Izvestiya RAS, Biological series. No 4. P. 436-446.
  11. Tchabovsky A.V., Bazykin G.A., 2004. Females delay dispersal and breeding in a solitary gerbil Meriones tamariscinus // Journal of Mammalogy. V. 85(1). P. 44-51.
  12. Tchabovsky A., Merritt J.F., Aleksandrov D.Y., 2004. Ranging patterns of two syntopic gerbillid rodents: a radiotelemetry and trapping study in semi-desert habitat of Kalmykia, Russia // Acta Theriologica. V. 49(1). P. 17-31.
  13. Randall J. A., Rogovin K.A., Parker P. G., Eimes J. A., 2005. Flexible social structure of a desert rodent, Rhombomys opimus, philopatry, kinship and ecological restraints // Behavioral Ecology. V. 16. P. 961-973.
  14. Shilova S.A.and M.I.Shatunovskii, 2005. Ecophysiological Indicators of the State of Animal populations Exposed to damaging Factors // Russian Journal of Ecology. No 1. P. 32-38.
  15. Shilova S.A., Abaturov B.D., 2005. Mammals as biological resources in natural ecosystems of arid regions //Bull. Of Moscow Society of Naturalists. Biological series. V.110., No 4. P/ 49
  16. Rogovin K.A., Jan A. Randall, Irina Kolosova, Nina Yu. Vasilieva, Michail Moshkin, 2006. Social influences ob the morpho-physiological characteristics of young males in groups of great gerbils Rhombomys opimus in a high density population: a case study // Acta Zoologica Sinica. V. 52(3). P. 454-461.
  17. Shekarova O.N., 2006. Some aspects of biodiversity conservation of genus Spermophilus and closely-related species //Bull. Of Moscow Society of Naturalists. Biological series. V.111. No 5. P. 90-95.

Best publications for 1997-2007
  1. Shilova S.A., 1999. Population organization of mammals under anthropogenic conditions //Uspekhi sovremennoi biologii. No5. P.486-502.
  2. Shenbrot G.I., Krasnov B.R., Rogovin K.A. 1999. Spatial ecology of desert rodent communities. Berlin - Heidelberg: Springer Verlag. 292 p.
  3. Bourski O.V., Forstmeier W., 2000. Does interspecific competition affect territorial distribution of birds? A long-term study on Siberian Phylloscopus warblers. //Oikos. No.88. P.341-350.
  4. Schipanov N.A. 2001. Ecological basis of management of small mammals numbers (selected lectures). Moscow. 182 p
  5. Shilova S.A., 2000. Spatial and social organization of ground squirrels (g.Spermophilus, Xerus, Cynomys) as a model of ecological-ethological studies //Uspekhi sovremennoi biologii.,V. 120. No 6. P. 559-572.
  6. Tchabovsky A.V., Krasnov B.R., Khokhlova I.S., Shenbrot G.I. 2001. The effect of vegetation cover on vigilance and foraging tactics in the fat sand rat, Psammomys obesus // Journal of Ethology. 19. P. 105-113.
  7. Tchabovsky A.V., Popov S.V., Krasnov B.R. 2001. Intra- and interspecific variation in vigilance and foraging of two gerbillid rodents, Rhombomys opimus and Psammomys obesus: the effect of social environment // Animal Behaviour. V. 62. P. 965-972.
  8. Schipanov N.A., 2003 - Population as a unit of species existence. Small mammals //Zool. Zhurnal. V.82. No 4. P. 450-469.
  9. Suntsov V.V., Suntsova N.I., 2006. Plaque. Origin and evolution of epizootic system (ecological, geopraphical and social aspects). M.: Company of scientific editions KMK. 247 p.

List of articles in other Russian (with English version) and foreign scientific journals and collected articles, including the articles, published in proceedings of conferences:
  1. Shilova S.A,, Tchabovsky A.V., Isaev S.I., Neronov V.V. 2000. Dynamics of rodent community and population in Kalmyk semidesert under conditions of decreasing pastural load and increasing humidity// Izvestiya RAS, Biological series. No 3 P. 332-344
  2. Rogovin K.A., 2003. Birch mice, jumping mice, and jerboas // Mammals V. V. 16 of Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia (D.G. Kleiman et al., eds). Farmington Hill, Michigan: Gale Group. P. 211-224.
  3. Shekarova O.N., Krasnova E.D., Scerbakov A.B., Savinetckaya L.E. 2003.About settlements of spotted souslik (Spermophilus suslicus) in the South of Moscow region (Zaraisk district) //Bull. Of Moscow Society of Naturalists. Biological series. V..108. No 2. P. 9-16
  4. Bourski O.V., Kontorschikov V.V., Batova O.N. Foraging stereotypes of the Wiilow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus and the Chiffchaff P. collybita // Zool. Zhurnal. V.83. No 7. P. 839-850.
  5. Shchipanov N.A., Kalinin A.A., Demidova T.B., Olienichenko V.Yu., Aleksandrov D.Yu., Kouptzov A.V., 2005. Population ecology of red-toothed shrews, Sorex araneus, S.caecutiens, S. minutus, and S.isodon, in Central Russia // Advances in the Biology of Shrews II. Special publication of the international society of shrew biologists (Merritt J.F., Churchfield S., Hutterer R., Sheftel B.I., eds.). New York. P. 199-214.
  6. Sheftel B.I., 2005. Distribution of different size groups of redtoothed shrews (Sorex) in the Palearctic Region. // Advances in the Biology of Shrews II. Special publication of the international society of shrew biologists (Merritt J.F., Churchfield S., Hutterer R., Sheftel B.I., eds.). New York. P. 167-177.
  7. Tchabovsky A.V., 2005. Sociality of ground squirrels: effect of body size and habitat type // Bull. Of Moscow Society of Naturalists. Biological series. V. 110 No.4. P. 80-88.
  8. Neronov V.V., 2005. Role of forest islands in formation of mammal fauna of dry steppe landscapes //Bull. Of Moscow Society of Naturalists. Biological series. V. 110 No.4. P. 34-39.
  9. Shilova S.A,, Neronov V.V., Kasatkin M.V., Savinetckaya L.E., Tchabovsky A.V., 2007. Fires at the current stage of evolution of semi-desert in Southern Russia: the influence on vegetation and rodent populations// Uspekhi sovremennoi biologii. V. . 127, No 4. P. 372-386.