25.02.1973
737 5231
ivika.ostonen@ut.ee
Academic name: Ivika Ostonen

Career

Institutions and positions
01.03.2019–...   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Senior Research Fellow in Landscape Ecology (1,00)
01.01.2016–28.02.2019   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Senior Research Fellow in Landscape Ecology (1,00)
01.03.2014–31.12.2015   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University, Senior Research Fellow in Landscape Ecology (1,00)
01.03.2009–28.02.2014   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University, Senior Research Fellow in Landscape Ecology (1,00)
01.01.2008–28.02.2009   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University, Senior Research Fellow extraordinarius (1,00)
01.08.2007–31.12.2007   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Senior Research Fellow extraordinarius (1,00)
01.03.2006–31.07.2007   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography, Institute of Geography, Senior Research Fellow extraordinarius (1,00)
01.03.2004–28.02.2006   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography, Institute of Geography, Research Fellow extraordinarius (1,00)
2003–2004   
University of Tartu, Tartu University, Institute of Geography (1,00)
2001–2003   
University of Tartu, Senior research assistant in ESF project No 4895 (Effect of tree species on rhizospere processes in coniferous and deciduous seedlings in different soil conditions); SNS project no 82 (Role of fine roots in carbon dynamics of forest soils). (1,00)
1999–2001   
Eesti Metsakeskus OÜ, Estonian Forest Conservation Area Network, botanist. (1,00)
1996–2000   
University of Tartu, Tartu University, senior research assistant at the projects of Estonian Science Foundation No 2487 (Fine root dynamics of Norway spruce depending on soil conditions and the proportion of fine roots in net primary production of spruce stands); no 2726 (Structure and activity of the communities of the main decomposers of litter in Estonian forests); no 3977 (Rhizosphere processes and their influence on nutrient availability in coniferous and deciduous forests in different soils) (0,50)
 
 
Education
2003 PhD. in plant ecology and ecophysiology , Tartu University
1997 MSc. in plant ecology and ecophysiology, Tartu University
1995 BSc. in botany and ecology, Tartu University
 
 
R&D related managerial and administrative work
2019−...   
Silva Fennica, Member of the Editorial Board
2013−...   
Leader of Estonian research group in FORHOT (Natural soil warming in natural grasslands and a Sitka spruce forest in Iceland) project.
1995−...   
The member of International Society of Root Research and Estonian Naturalists´ Society;
2014−2018   
Vice Chair of FPS COST Action FP1305 "Linking belowground biodiversity and ecosystem function in European forests (BioLink)"
2011−2011   
The organizer of training school "Belowground Carbon Turnover in Forests" in frame of COST FP0803 and doctoral School of Earth Sciences and Ecology of University of Tartu
2009−2013   
Leader of WG 1 (Fine root turnover) in COST FP0803 project "Belowground carbon turnover in European Forests"
2008−2011   
Participation in international project "Age of tree root and understorey rhizome carbon across ecological gradients in boreal forests - radiocarbon isotope approach"
2008−2008   
Participation in SNS project "How much do roots contribute to the C budget of forest soils? Nordic network on role of roots in the carbon budget of forest soils"
2004−2008   
Member of working group 1 "Roots as indicators of environmental change" in project COST E38 "Woody Root Processes".
 
 
Additional information
Teaching:
since 2010/2011 - ... "Ecological Applications"
since 2012/2013 - ... "Landscape Ecology"
since 2005/2006 - ... "Complex Practical Fieldwork in Physical Geography";

Qualifications

 
 
Honours & awards
2014, Ivika Ostonen-Märtin, The National Science Award for the research cycle "Root Foraging Strategies for the Sustainability of Forests in the Changing Conditions of Climate and Land Use" in the field of agricultural science (together with Krista Lõhmus)
1997, Ivika Ostonen-Märtin, First prize in realm of bio-geo science from national contest for student research 1997
 
 
Fields of research
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 1. Biosciences and Environment; 1.4. Ecology, Biosystematics and -physiology; CERCS CLASSIFICATION: B270 Plant ecology ; SPECIFICATION: Root Ecology. Functionality and adaptation mechanisms of root systems in global change in natural and antropogenic soils. Fine root foraging strategies. The role of root production, turnover rate and decomposition in nutrient cycle of ecosystems. Root adaptation at different organisational levels-from rhizosphere and symbiotic networks to ecosystem level.
 
 
Additional information
PhD. in plant ecology and ecophysiology
University of Tartu, 2003

Completed projects

Dissertations under supervision

Supervised dissertations

Publications

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8.11.2019
25.02.1973
737 5231
ivika.ostonen@ut.ee
akadeemilises kasutuses nimi: Ivika Ostonen

Teenistuskäik

Töökohad ja ametid
01.03.2019–...   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, ökoloogia ja maateaduste instituut, maastikuökoloogia vanemteadur (1,00)
01.01.2016–28.02.2019   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, ökoloogia ja maateaduste instituut, maastikuökoloogia vanemteadur (1,00)
01.03.2014–31.12.2015   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Ökoloogia- ja Maateaduste Instituut, maastikuökoloogia vanemteadur (1,00)
01.03.2009–28.02.2014   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Ökoloogia- ja Maateaduste Instituut, maastikuökoloogia vanemteadur (1,00)
01.01.2008–28.02.2009   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Ökoloogia- ja Maateaduste Instituut, maastikuökoloogia erakorraline vanemteadur (1,00)
01.08.2007–31.12.2007   
Tartu Ülikool, Bioloogia-geograafiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Ökoloogia ja Maateaduste Instituut , maastikuökoloogia erakorraline vanemteadur (1,00)
01.03.2006–31.07.2007   
Tartu Ülikool, Bioloogia-geograafiateaduskond, Geograafia instituut, maastikuökoloogia erakorraline vanemteadur (1,00)
01.03.2004–28.02.2006   
Tartu Ülikool, Bioloogia-geograafiateaduskond, Geograafia instituut, järeldoktorantuuris erakorraline teadur (1,00)
2003–2004   
Tartu Ülikool, Tartu Ülikool, geograafia instituut (1,00)
2001–2003   
Tartu Ülikool, Tartu Ülikool, põhitäitja ETF grantiprojektis nr 4895 (Puuliigi mõju risosfääriprotsessidele erinevates mullatingimustes kasvavatel okaspuu- ja lehtpuuseemikutel; SNS projekt nr 82 (Role of fine roots in carbon dynamics of forest soils). (1,00)
1999–2001   
Eesti Metsakeskus OÜ, Eesti Metsakaitsealade Võrgustik, botaanik (1,00)
1996–2000   
Tartu Ülikool, Tartu Ülikool, põhitäitja ETF grantiprojektides: nr 2487 (Hariliku kuuse peente juurte dünaamika sõltuvus mullatingimustest ja nende osatähtsus kuusikute netoproduktsioonis); nr 2726 (Peamiste variselagundajate koosluste struktuur ja aktiivsus Eesti kuusikutes); nr 3977 (Risosfääriprotsesside mõju mineraaltoitainete kättesaadavusele erinevatel muldadel kasvavates okas- ja lehtpuumetsades); (0,50)
 
 
Haridustee
2003 PhD taimeökoloogia ja ökofüsioloogia erialal, Tartu Ülikool
1997 MSc taimeökoloogia ja ökofüsioloogia erialal, Tartu Ülikool
1995 BSc botaanika ja ökoloogia erialal, Tartu Ülikool
 
 
Teadusorganisatsiooniline ja -administratiivne tegevus
2019−...   
Silva Fennica, Member of the Editorial Board
2013−...   
Eesti uurimisrühma juht projektis FORHOT (Natural soil warming in natural grasslands and a Sitka spruce forest in Iceland)
1995−...   
Rahvusvahelise Juureühingu liige (ISSR); ELUS liige;
2014−2018   
FPS COST Action FP1305 "Linking belowground biodiversity and ecosystem function in European forests (BioLink)" asejuht
2011−2011   
Rahvusvahelise doktorikooli "Belowground Carbon Turnover in Forests" peakorraldaja, mis toimus koostöös COST FP0803 ja Tartu Ülikooli Maateaduste ja ökoloogia doktorikooliga.
2009−2013   
COST FP0803 "Belowground carbon turnover in European Forests" esimese töögrupi (WG1)"Fine root turnover" juht.
2008−2011   
Osalemine Soome Akadeemia rahvusvahelise projekti "Age of tree root and understorey rhizome carbon across ecological gradients in boreal forests - radiocarbon isotope approach" Eesti töörühmas.
2008−2008   
Osalemine SNS võrgustikus "How much do roots contribute to the C budget of forest soils? Nordic network on role of roots in the carbon budget of forest soils"
2004−2008   
COST E38 "Woody Root Processes" esimese töörühma "Roots as indicators of environmental change" liige.
 
 
Lisainfo
Õpetamine:
alates 2010/2011 - ... "Ökoloogia rakendused"
alates 2012/2013 - ... "Maastikuökoloogia"
alates 2005/2006 - ... "Loodusgeograafia komplekspraktika";

Kvalifikatsioon

 
 
Teaduspreemiad ja tunnustused
2014, Ivika Ostonen-Märtin, Eesti Vabariigi Teaduspreemia põllumajandusteaduste alal, uurimuste tsükkel "Juurtoitumise strateegiad metsade jätkusuutlikkusetagamisel muutuvates kliima- ja maakasutuse tingimustes" (Koos Krista Lõhmusega)
1997, Ivika Ostonen-Märtin, Esimene preemia Eesti üliõpilaste teadustööde 1997. a. riiklikul konkursil, geo- ja bioteaduste valdkonnas
 
 
Teadustöö põhisuunad
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 1. Bio- ja keskkonnateadused; 1.4. Ökoloogia, biosüstemaatika ja -füsioloogia; CERCS KLASSIFIKAATOR: B270 Taimeökoloogia ; TÄPSUSTUS: Juureökoloogia. Ökosüsteemide maa-aluse osa funktsionaalsus ja kohanemismehhanismid muutuvates keskkonnatingimustes looduslikel ja tehnogeensetel muldadel. Juurtoitumise strateegiad. Peenjuurte roll - produktsioon, eluiga, lagunemine ökosüsteemide aineringes. Juurestike kohanemismehhanismid organisatoorsetel tasemetel - risosfääriprotsessidest ja juuresümbioosidest metsaökosüsteemideni.
 
 
Lisainfo
PhD, taimeökoloogia ja ökofüsioloogia erialal
Tartu Ülikool, 2003

Lõppenud projektid

Juhendamisel väitekirjad

Juhendatud väitekirjad

Publikatsioonid

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  • Found 16 results
ProgramTypeNumberNameProject startProject endPrincipal investigatorInstitutionFinancing
1.2.3.4.MLTOM18431R (813114)A glimpse into the Arctic future: equipping a unique natural experiment for next-generation ecosystem research01.06.201931.05.2023Ivika Ostonen-MärtinUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences232 069,68 EUR
1.2.2.1.15.MLTOM19589 (LIFE CCM/LV/001158)Demonstration of climate change mitigation measures in nutrient-rich drained organic soils in Baltic States and Finland01.08.201931.08.2023Kaido SoosaarUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences260 114,00 EUR
ETFETF6472The ecomorphology of absorbing roots in dominant tree species in different forest site types in Estonia01.01.200531.12.2007Ivika Ostonen-MärtinUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography22 857,82 EUR
TKSLTOM16131T (TK131)Ecology of global change: natural and managed ecosystems (TK131)01.01.201601.03.2023Martin ZobelUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences3 198 027,47 EUR
IUTIUT2-16Global Warming and Material Cycling in Landscapes. Global Warming- and Human-Induced Changes of Landscape Structure and Functions: Modelling and Ecotechnological Regulation of Material Fluxes in Landscapes01.01.201331.12.2018Ülo ManderUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences2 520 000,00 EUR
PRGPRG352Impact of climate warming and land use dynamics on greenhouse gas fluxes in wetlands from local to global scale01.01.201931.12.2023Ülo ManderUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences200 000,00 EUR
TKF11100PKTF (TK107)Centre of Excellence in Environmental Adaptation01.01.201131.12.2015Ülo NiinemetsEstonian University of Life Sciences; Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences; Tallinn University of Technology , Faculty of Science; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Technology, University of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University3 054 552,95 EUR
SFSF0180127s08Material cycling of landscapes in changing climate and land use conditions and ecotechnological control thereof01.01.200831.12.2012Ülo ManderUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University1 058 012,44 EUR
SFSF0182534s03Landscape Material Cycling in Changing Climatic and Socio-Economic Conditions: Analysis, Modelling and Optimization Using Ecotechnological Measures01.01.200331.12.2007Ülo ManderUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography628 762,79 EUR
MUUSLTOM19384 REDUCING THE EFFECTS OF FOREST MANAGEMENT TO INLAND WATERS01.04.201931.03.2022Ivika Ostonen-MärtinUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences91 200,00 EUR
MUULLOOM12057Annual NPP and bio- and necromass of fine roots in Norway spruce and Scots pine stands of ICP Forests and Interated Monitoring programs.24.08.201220.04.2013Ivika Ostonen-MärtinUniversity of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University20 000,00 EUR
MUULLOOM13140Annual NPP and bio- and necromass of fine roots in Norway spruce and Scots pine stands of ICP Forests and Interated Monitoring programs.26.08.201320.05.2014Ivika Ostonen-MärtinUniversity of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University16 980,00 EUR
ETFETF7452Fine root adaptation strategies in European coniferous and deciduous forests along a latitudinal gradient.01.01.200831.12.2011Ivika Ostonen-MärtinUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old)83 618,15 EUR
MUULLOOM15092Effect of clearcut and thinning on forest carbon cycling01.07.201530.06.2018Krista LõhmusUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences76 500,00 EUR
ETFETF7792Rhizosphere processes in carbon and nutrient cycling of free air humidity manipulated deciduous forest ecosystems 01.01.200931.12.2012Krista LõhmusUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old)47 121,20 EUR
ETFETF6011Impact of rhizosphere processes on the formation of forest ecosystems in stands with different tree species compositions in open-cast oil-shale mining areas01.01.200431.12.2007Krista LõhmusUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography59 593,92 EUR