Scientific Projects

Annually, Zoological Institute conducts research on a series of projects and participates in different research programs. At present, many projects are finished, some projects continue. Works on the project “Digitized Research Collections” will continue indefinitely depending not only and not so much on financing, but mainly on the volume of the collection that includes more than 60 million of storage units.


Digitized Research Collections ZIN RAS

Fauna inventory of the Kurgalsky Peninsula: biodiversity and biological risks, 2019

HAZardous chemicals in the eastern Gulf of Finland – concentrations and impact assessment.

Atlas of morphology of the animal nervous system

BIODIV - Biological Diversity of Russia

BALTDIV - Lead Laboratory on Biodiversity of the Baltic Sea Regional Project

Interdisciplinary Expert Group (IEG) for assessment of the modern state of ecosystems of the Russian sector of the Baltic Sea

SaLLE - Saline Lakes and Lagoons of Europe

CASPDIV - Caspian Sea Biodiversity Project

ZOOINT - an integrated system for zoological data bases

ZINSECTA - an interactive database of World Insects fauna taxonomy

PICKEY - an interactive multi-entry polychotomous key for identification of organisms by intensive use of images

WWWKeys - the interactive identification programs for Internet users

ArcOD - Arctic Ocean Diversity (= Arctic Census of Marine Life) -
(International Science Programme)

CAML - Census of Antarctic Marine Life

CNAMF - Computer Network for Arctic Marine Fauna -
(NATO Science Programme)