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11.10.1972
524 0798
jaan.liira@ut.ee

Career

Institutions and positions
01.01.2021–...   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Associate Professor of Plant Ecology (1,00)
01.10.2017–31.12.2020   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Senior Research Fellow of Plant Ecology (1,00)
2007–2017   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University, Chair of Plant Ecology, senior research fellow of plant ecology (1,00)
01.10.2002–31.07.2007   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography, Institute of Botany and Ecology, Senior Research Fellow (1,00)
2001–2002   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University, Chair of Plant Ecology, Researcher (1,00)
01.01.2001–31.12.2001   
2001. – … Senior Researcher at the Dept. of Botany and Ecology, University of Tartu
01.01.2000–31.12.2001   
2000. - 2001 research assistant at the Dept. of Botany and Ecology, University of Tartu
01.01.1998–31.12.1999   
Other staff
01.01.1997–31.12.1997   
Other staff
01.01.1996–31.12.1996   
1996 - 1997 research assistant at the Dept. of Botany and Ecology, University of Tartu
 
 
Education
Graduated in biology at the University of Tartu in 1994
MSc - Master of Science in Plant Ecology and Ecophysiology: dissertation 'The richness-standing biomass relationship in Estonian ground-layer plant communities: scale-independent versus scale-dependent approach' at the University of Tartu 1996.
MSc - Master of Science in Biostatistics 'Canopy vertical structure of Estonian herb layer communities' at the Limburgs Universitair Centrum (Belgium) 1999.
PhD - Plant ecology, University of Tartu, 2000. ‘On the determinants of structure and diversity in herbaceous plant communities’
 
 
R&D related managerial and administrative work
2016−...   
Member of the Centre of Excellence EcolChange
1998−...   
Referee in Annales Botanici Fennici, Bulletin of the Geobotanical Institute ETH, Oikos, Journal of Vegetation Science, Ecography, Landscape Ecology
1998−...   
Estonian Statistical Society
1997−...   
Estonian Seminatural Community Conservation Association
1992−...   
Estonian Naturalists' Society
2008−2015   
member of the Centre of Excellence FIBIR
1993−2010   
International Association for Vegetation Science
 
 
Additional information
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Qualifications

 
 
Honours & awards
2012, Jaan Liira, National Science Award, subtopic - agriculture
1998, Jaan Liira, National science award (of Estonian Republic) within the group of Martin Zobel (Univ. of Tartu) "The theory of plant species coexistence and species pool"
 
 
Fields of research
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 1. Biosciences and Environment; 1.4. Ecology, Biosystematics and -physiology
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 1. Biosciences and Environment; 1.4. Ecology, Biosystematics and -physiology
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 1. Biosciences and Environment; 1.4. Ecology, Biosystematics and -physiology; CERCS CLASSIFICATION: B270 Plant ecology
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 1. Biosciences and Environment; 1.5. Forest Sciences
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 1. Biosciences and Environment; 1.6. Agricultural Sciences
 
 
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Completed projects

Dissertations under supervision

Supervised dissertations

Publications

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
17.06.2021
11.10.1972
524 0798
jaan.liira@ut.ee

Teenistuskäik

Töökohad ja ametid
01.01.2021–...   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, ökoloogia ja maateaduste instituut, taimeökoloogia kaasprofessor (1,00)
01.10.2017–31.12.2020   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, ökoloogia ja maateaduste instituut, taimeökoloogia vanemteadur (1,00)
2007–2017   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Ökoloogia- ja Maateaduste Instituut, Taimeökoloogia õppetool, taimeökoloogia vanemteadur (1,00)
01.10.2002–31.07.2007   
Tartu Ülikool, Bioloogia-geograafiateaduskond, Botaanika ja ökoloogia instituut, taimeökoloogia vanemteadur (1,00)
2001–2002   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Ökoloogia- ja Maateaduste Instituut, Taimeökoloogia õppetool, Teadur (1,00)
01.01.2001–31.12.2001   
National Environmental Research Institute, Taani; stipendiaat
01.01.2000–31.12.2001   
Tartu Ülikool, BÖI, vanemlaborant
01.01.1998–31.12.1999   
stipendiaat, Limburgi Ülikool, Belgia
01.01.1997–31.12.1997   
TÜ. BÖI, vanemlaborant
01.01.1996–31.12.1996   
TÜ, BÖI, laborant
 
 
Haridustee
* Tartu Ülikool, 1994, bioloogia erialal
* Teaduste magister taimeökoloogia erialal, MSc (1996 TÜ)
* Teaduste magister biostatistika erialal, MSc (1999, Limburgi Ülikool, Belgia)
* Filosoofiateaduste doktor, PhD (2000, TÜ)
 
 
Teadusorganisatsiooniline ja -administratiivne tegevus
2016−...   
Teaduse tippkeskuse EcolChange liige
1998−...   
Refereeritud artikleid ajakirjadele Annales Botanici Fennici, Applied Vegetation Science, Bulletin of the Geobotanical Institute ETH, Oikos, Journal of Vegetation Science, Ecography, Landscape Ecology.
1998−...   
Eesti Statistika Selts
1997−...   
Eesti Pärandkoolsluste Selts
1992−...   
Eesti LUS
2008−2015   
teaduse tippkeskuse FIBIR liige
1993−2010   
International Association of Vegetaion Science
 
 
Loometöö
Loodusfotograafia ajakirjale Eesti Loodus, Koduaed, õppevahendite kogumikele ja õpikutele.
Mürktaimede näitus Eesti Põllumajandusmuuseumis (2006).
 
 
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Kvalifikatsioon

 
 
Teaduspreemiad ja tunnustused
2012, Jaan Liira, Eesti Vabariigi teaduspreemia põllumajandusteaduste alal uurimuste tsükli „Elurikkuse ja selle funktsioonide seosed ruumiprotsessidega kaasaegses põllumajandusmaastikus” eest
1998, Jaan Liira, Eesti Vabariigi teaduspreemia Martin Zobeli (TÜ) kollektiivis "Taimeliikide kooseksisteerimise ja liigifondi teooria"eest
 
 
Teadustöö põhisuunad
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 1. Bio- ja keskkonnateadused; 1.4. Ökoloogia, biosüstemaatika ja -füsioloogia
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 1. Bio- ja keskkonnateadused; 1.4. Ökoloogia, biosüstemaatika ja -füsioloogia; TÄPSUSTUS: Rohurinde liigiline mitmekesisus ja seda määravad tegurid * Koosluste rohurinde vertikaalse struktuur * Koosluste biomassi allokatsioon ja seda mõjutavad tegurid
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 1. Bio- ja keskkonnateadused; 1.4. Ökoloogia, biosüstemaatika ja -füsioloogia; CERCS KLASSIFIKAATOR: B270 Taimeökoloogia
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 1. Bio- ja keskkonnateadused; 1.5. Metsandusteadus; TÄPSUSTUS: * Koosluste (metsade) loodusliku kvaliteedi, struktuuri ja bioloogilise mitmekesisuse indikaatorid * Metsade kaugseire meetodid
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 1. Bio- ja keskkonnateadused; 1.6. Põllumajandusteadus; TÄPSUSTUS: * Loodusmaastike fragmentatsiooni ja põllumajandusliku tegevuse mõju looduslike koosluste struktuurile ja dünaamikale.
 
 
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1.1.7.4.LLTOM18265 Basic research for the forestry development plan 203007.05.201810.09.2018Meelis PärtelUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences22 478,00 EUR
MUUMBGBO06050EAGRIcultural Policy-Induced landscape changes: effects on biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (AGRIPOPES).15.03.200614.03.2009Jaan LiiraUniversity of Tartu80 760,04 EUR
1.2.3.4.MLTOM19312R Environmental public goods From Farming through Effective Contract Targeting01.05.201930.04.2023Jaan LiiraUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences159 250,00 EUR
MUUSLOOM11199EBiodiversity and ecosystem services of small forest fragments in European landscapes (smallFOREST)01.02.201231.01.2015Jaan LiiraUniversity of Tartu56 160,00 EUR
1.1.7.LLTOM19551 Analysis of forest biodiversity indicators in forest monitoring data 25.09.201920.12.2019Jaan LiiraUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences6 666,67 EUR
MUULLTOM16240Expert opinion on the monitoring methology of coastal habitats08.06.201601.11.2016Jaan LiiraUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences1 000,00 EUR
1.1.7.LLTOM17306Expert support for the methodogical upgrading of biodiversity monitoring progams05.06.201701.12.2017Jaan LiiraUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences9 500,00 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
MUULLTOM16410Defining practical principles of kvantitative survey (of species)09.11.201615.12.2016Jaan LiiraUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences4 000,00 EUR
PRGPRG1223The engineering of ecosystem service quality provided by low-diversity communities dominated by common species01.01.202131.12.2024Jaan LiiraUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences183 250,00 EUR
MUULLOOM09098/1Suggestions for practical analysis of data obtained from the monitoring of forest Natura2000-habitats in Estonia01.10.201010.12.2010Jaan LiiraUniversity of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University3 714,86 EUR
ETFETF7878The effect of dispersal limitation and anthropogenic disturbance on the development of forest vegetation in agricultural landscapes01.01.200931.12.2012Jaan LiiraUniversity 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
MUULLOOM09098Olemasolevate seiremetoodikate analüüs ja täiustamine28.08.200915.11.2009Jaan LiiraUniversity of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old)3 758,00 EUR
SFSF0180012s09Habitat and host specificity as a key for redefining the strategies of biological conservation01.01.200931.12.2014Asko 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)830 980,85 EUR
MUULLTOM19399 Participation in forming development scenarios for the forestry development plan until 203010.06.201930.09.2019Jaan LiiraUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences2 833,33 EUR
MUULLOOM11100Vegetation analysis of sown field margins01.06.201114.11.2011Jaan LiiraUniversity of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University9 433,20 EUR
ETFETF7816Factors influencing lichen species richness and composition on alvar grasslands of Estonia01.01.200931.10.2014Inga JüriadoUniversity 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)71 346,32 EUR
1.1.7.LLTOM17306Analysis of monitoring data of vascular plants10.07.201823.11.2018Jaan LiiraUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences9 100,00 EUR
IUTIUT20-31The role of plant-plant interactions as drivers of evolutionary change in herbaceous plants01.01.201431.12.2019Kristjan ZobelUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences699 600,00 EUR
SFSF0182569s03Mechanisms behind the dynamics of plant communities01.01.200331.12.2007Martin ZobelUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography356 051,79 EUR
ETFETF5849Forces behind the fine-scale structure of plant communities: the role of abiotic and biotic factors01.01.200431.12.2007Martin ZobelUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography70 027,01 EUR
SFSF0180098s08Vegetation patterns, species coexistence and mechamisms behind them01.01.200831.12.2013Martin ZobelUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University539 976,71 EUR
MUULLOOM11100/1Vegetation survey and analysis of financially supported sown field margins01.06.201318.11.2013Jaan LiiraUniversity of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University8 676,00 EUR
MUULLTOM16192Vegetation survey and analysis of financially supported sown field margins09.05.201614.11.2016Jaan LiiraUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University11 750,00 EUR
1.1.7.LLTOM19332 Vegetation survey and analysis of financially supported sown field margins10.05.201911.11.2019Jaan LiiraUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences10 625,00 EUR