10.06.1963
509 8624 (5812)
leho.ainsaar@ut.ee

Career

Institutions and positions
01.01.2018–31.12.2019   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Senior Research Fellow in Geology (1,00)
01.01.2016–31.12.2019   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Senior Research Fellow in Geology (0,10)
01.01.2016–31.12.2017   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Director (0,90)
04.09.2015–31.12.2015   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University, Senior Research Fellow in Geology (0,10)
01.01.2008–31.12.2012   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University, Director (1,00)
01.11.2003–31.07.2007   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography, Institute of Geology*, Senior Research Fellow (1,00)
1993–2003   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography, Institute of Geology, Lecturer (1,00)
1991–1993   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography, Institute of Geology, Assistant (1,00)
1986–1988   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography, Institute of Geology, Research worker (1,00)
 
 
Education
1993–2001   
PhD in Geology: University of Tartu
1991–1992   
MSc in Geology: University of Tartu
1981–1986   
Undergraduate: Diploma in Geology, University of Tartu, Estonia
1978–1981   
Tartu Secondary School No 5
 
 
R&D related managerial and administrative work
2018−...   
Director of the Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartu
2016−...   
Member of the Faculty Council, Faculty of Science, University of Tartu
2007−...   
Chairman of the Institute Council, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartul
2016−2017   
Member of the Senate, University of Tartu
2012−2014   
Member of the Senate, University of Tartu
2008−2015   
Member of the Faculty Council, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Tartu
2008−2011   
Member of the University Council, University of Tartu
2007−2007   
Director of the Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartu
2002−2007   
Vice-Dean, Faculty of Biology and Geography, University of Tartu
1996−2002   
Head of the Dean's Office, Faculty of Biology and Geography, University of Tartu
1996−2007   
Member of the Faculty Council, Faculty of Biology and Geography, University of Tartu

Qualifications

 
 
Honours & awards
2001, Leho Ainsaar, Estonian governmental award for scientific research in bio- and geosciences (member of the working group)
 
 
Fields of research
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 4. Natural Sciences and Engineering; 4.2. Geosciences; SPECIFICATION: Geology, Carbonate sedimentology, geochemistry and stratigraphy, Basin analysis
 
 

Publications

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21.10.2019
10.06.1963
509 8624 (5812)
leho.ainsaar@ut.ee

Teenistuskäik

Töökohad ja ametid
01.01.2018–31.12.2019   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, ökoloogia ja maateaduste instituut, geoloogia vanemteadur (1,00)
01.01.2016–31.12.2019   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, ökoloogia ja maateaduste instituut, geoloogia vanemteadur (0,10)
01.01.2016–31.12.2017   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, ökoloogia ja maateaduste instituut, direktor (0,90)
04.09.2015–31.12.2015   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Ökoloogia- ja Maateaduste Instituut, geoloogia vanemteadur (0,10)
01.01.2008–31.12.2012   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Ökoloogia- ja Maateaduste Instituut, direktor (1,00)
01.11.2003–31.07.2007   
Tartu Ülikool, Bioloogia-geograafiateaduskond, Geoloogia instituut*, geoloogia vanemteadur (1,00)
1993–2003   
Tartu Ülikool, Bioloogia-geograafiateaduskond, Geoloogia instituut, Lektor (1,00)
1991–1993   
Tartu Ülikool, Bioloogia-geograafiateaduskond, Geoloogia instituut, Assistent (1,00)
1986–1988   
Tartu Ülikool, Bioloogia-geograafiateaduskond, Geoloogia instituut, stazöör-uurija (1,00)
 
 
Haridustee
1993–2001   
Tartu Ülikool, bioloogia-geograafiateaduskond, PhD (geoloogia)
1991–1992   
Tartu Ülikool, bioloogia-geograafiateaduskond, geoloogiamagister
1981–1986   
Tartu Ülikool, bioloogia-geograafiateaduskond, geoloogia inseneri diplom
1978–1981   
Tartu 5. Keskkool
 
 
Teadusorganisatsiooniline ja -administratiivne tegevus
2018−...   
Tartu Ülikooli Ökoloogia ja maateaduste instituudi direktor
2016−...   
Tartu Ülikooli loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkonna nõukogu liige
2007−...   
Tartu Ülikooli Ökoloogia ja Maateaduste Instituudi nõukogu esimees
2016−2017   
Tartu Ülikooli Senati liige
2012−2014   
Tartu Ülikooli Senati liige
2008−2015   
Tartu Ülikooli loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskonna nõukogu liige
2008−2011   
Tartu Ülikooli nõukogu liige
2007−2007   
Tartu Ülikooli Ökoloogia ja Maateaduste Instituudi direktori k.t.
2002−2007   
Tartu Ülikooli bioloogia-geograafiateaduskond, prodekaan
1996−2002   
Tartu Ülikooli bioloogia-geograafiateaduskond, dekanaadi juhataja
1996−2007   
Tartu Ülikooli bioloogia-geograafiateaduskonna nõukogu liige

Kvalifikatsioon

 
 
Teaduspreemiad ja tunnustused
2001, Leho Ainsaar, Eesti riiklik teaduspreemia bio- ja geoteaduste valdkonnas (töögrupi koosseisus)
 
 
Teadustöö põhisuunad
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 4. Loodusteadused ja tehnika; 4.2. Maateadused; TÄPSUSTUS: Karbonaatkivimite sedimentoloogia, geokeemia ja stratigraafia, basseinianaüüs, Geoloogia, Karbonaatkivimite sedimentoloogia, geokeemia ja stratigraafia, basseinianaüüs

Publikatsioonid

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21.10.2019
  • Found 14 results
ProgramTypeNumberNameProject startProject endPrincipal investigatorInstitutionFinancing
IUTIUT20-34The Phanerozoic journey of Baltica: sedimentary, geochemical and biotic signatures of changing environment - PalaeoBaltica01.01.201431.12.2019Tõnu MeidlaUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences1 268 400,00 EUR
ETFETF6207Baltoscandian carbonate basin evolution and events during the Kunda and Aseri (early and middle Darriwilian) time01.01.200531.12.2008Leho AinsaarUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old)30 527,22 EUR
IUTIUT20-52Estonian Environmental Observatory01.01.201431.12.2019Leho AinsaarUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences256 054,08 EUR
RITA1SubprojectLLTOM17351 (RITA1/01-01-05)Critical technological, geological, environmental, and socio-economical problems of valorising the Estonian high priority mineral resources (oil shale, phosphorite, peat, metal ores) and possible solutions01.07.201730.06.2020Leho AinsaarUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences85 000,00 EUR
RITA1Master projectRITA1/01-01Critical technological, geological, environmental, and socio-economical problems of valorising the Estonian high priority mineral resources (oil shale, phosphorite, peat, metal ores) and possible solutions01.07.201730.06.2020Leho AinsaarUniversity of Tartu1 257 000,00 EUR
ETFETF9231Taxonomy and distribution of algal fossil with extraordinary preservation in the Lower Palaeozoic01.01.201231.12.2015Oive TinnUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University39 648,00 EUR
ETFETF6460Relationships between distribution of faunal assemblages and sequence stratigraphic framework in the Ordovician and Silurian of Estonia and adjacent areas01.01.200531.12.2008Tõnu MeidlaUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old)45 790,83 EUR
MUULLOOM09148Lääne-Viru maakonna strateegiliste maavarade kaitse ja kasutusperspektiivi hinnang09.11.200918.06.2010Alar RosentauUniversity of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University10 225,86 EUR
SFSF0180051s08Ordovician and Silurian climate changes, as documented from the biotic changes and depositional environments in the Baltoscandian Palaeobasin01.01.200831.12.2013Tõnu MeidlaUniversity 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)441 605,99 EUR
SFSF0182531s03Environmental indicators, palaeobiology of assemblages and taphonomy in the Palaeozoic seas01.01.200331.12.2007Tõnu MeidlaUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography356 307,44 EUR
ETFETF7087Effects of taphonomic bias on the fossil record of Ostracoda and use of actuotaphonomic approach in the study of Ordovician ostracod fauna and carbonate sequences.01.01.200731.12.2010Oive TinnUniversity 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)42 768,38 EUR
MUULLOOM10103Mineral Resources in Tartu County08.07.201031.10.2010Alar RosentauUniversity of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University3 195,58 EUR
ETFETF8049Biotic recovery events in the Ordovician and Silurian01.01.200931.12.2012Tõnu MeidlaUniversity 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)83 492,54 EUR
MUUMLOOM15186RInfrastructure for Analysis and Experimentation on Ecosystems01.11.201530.04.2016Leho AinsaarUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University18 321,00 EUR