Ilia State University

Status: State University

Abbreviation: ISU

Phone (+995 32) 222 00 09

Email info@iliauni.edu.ge

Website http://iliauni.edu.ge/en/

Address Kakutsa Cholokashvili Ave 3/5, Tbilisi, Tbilisi, Georgia,

Contact Person Giga Zedania (Rector), David Tarknishvili ( David Tarknishvili)

Department Institute of Ecology 4D Research Institute Institute of Botany Institute of Earth Sciences Abastumani Astrophysical Observatory The International School for Caucasus Studies (ISCS) Giorgi Tsereteli Institute of Oriental Studies Institute of Zoology

People

David Tarkhnishvili Zaal Kikvidze Avtandil Okrostsvaridze Jana Ekhvaia Alexander Gavashelishvili Marine Murtskhvaladze Nato Tephnadze Natalia Togonidze Nugzar Zazanashvili Tea Mumladze George Nakhutsrishvili Nina Shatberashvili Nikoloz Lachashvili George Anchabadze Goderdzi Didebulidze Khatuna Gigauri Natia Kopaliani Nikoloz Tushabramishvili Gigi Tevzadze Elene Natroshvili Mariam Gabelaia Timothy Blauvelt Mikheil Elashvili Nino Skhirtladze Zezva Asanidze Zura Javakhishvili Nato Jorjiashvili Giorgi Sokhadze Ghia Nodia Tengiz Verulava Ketevan Gurchiani Giorgi Boichenko Tea Godoladze Lasha Sukhishvili Zurab Javakhishvili Irakli Skhirtladze Eter Abulidze Ioseb Natradze Rayya El Zein Levan Ninua Nona Gagnidze Archil Magalashvili Nana Silakadze Marine Mosulishvili Irakli Avkopashvili Tamar Jolokhava Giorgi Tedoradze Zhaneta Shubitidze Sophio Gabelashvili Bella Japoshvili Levan Mumladze Giorgi Epitashvili Mzia Kokhia Giorgi Chaladze Nana Bakhtadze Nino Chakvetadze Maia Akhalkatsi Ceren Kazancı Beka Kobakhidze Nana Gratiashvili Eter Maghradze Shalva Barjadze Oliver Reisner Natia Barateli


Bibliography
Palaeoclimatic models help to understand current distribution of Caucasian forest species
Historical biogeography of the caucasus
Ecological divergence between two evolutionary lineages of the Caucasian salamander: Evidence from GIS analysis
Geographic and genetic boundaries of brown bear (Ursus arctos) population in the Caucasus
Some water chemistry parameters of breeding habitats of the Caucasian salamander, Mertensiella caucasica in the Western Lesser Caucasus
Humid forest refugia, speciation and secondary introgression between evolutionary lineages: Differentiation in a Near Eastern brown frog, Rana macrocnemis
Mitochondrial phylogeny of the darevskia saxicola complex: Two highly deviant evolutionary lineages from the easternmost part of the range
Speciation in Caucasian lizards: Climatic dissimilarity of the habitats is more important than isolation time
Land Use and Landscape Conservation in Southern Georgia
Gene Flow Between Wolf and Shepherd Dog Populations in Georgia (Caucasus)
Gene introgression between Gazella subgutturosa and G. marica: Limitations of maternal inheritance analysis for species identification with conservation purposes
CAUCASUS
Habitats of Georgia
Morphometric, biochemical and molecular traits in Caucasian wood mice (Apodemus/Sylvaemus), with remarks on species divergence
Phylogenetic signals in scale shape in Caucasian rock lizards (Darevskia species)
Landscape Complexity in the Caucasus Impedes Genetic Assimilation of Human Populations More Effectively than Language or Ethnicity
Coincidence of genotypes at two loci in two parthenogenetic rock lizards: how backcrosses might trigger adaptive speciation
Pre-Pleistocene Refugia and Differentiation between Populations of the Caucasian Salamander (Mertensiella caucasica)
Human paternal lineages, languages, and environment in the caucasus
Phylogeography and morphological variation in a narrowly distributed Caucasian rock lizard, Darevskia mixta
Use of three-dimensional geometric morphometrics for the identification of closely related species of Caucasian rock lizards (Lacertidae: Darevskia)
Isolated population of the Middle Eastern Phoenicolacerta laevis from the Georgian Black Sea Coast, and its genetic closeness to populations from southern Turkey
Phylogeography and taxonomic status of trout and salmon from the Ponto‐Caspian drainages, with inferences on European Brown Trout evolution and taxonomy
Estimating Phenotypic Heritability of Sexual and Unisexually Reproducing Rock Lizards (Genus Darevskia)
Phenotypic divergence, convergence and evolution of Caucasian rock lizards (Darevskia)
Phylogeny of Caucasian Rock Lizards (Darevskia) and Other True Lizards Based on Mitogenome Analysis: Optimisation of the Algorithms and Gene Selection
Systematics and Evolutionary History of Large Endemic Snails from the Caucasus (Helix buchii and H. goderdziana) (Helicidae)
Amphibians and Reptiles of the Caucasus
Fine-scale Analysis of Habitat Occupancy By Kura Lizard (Darevskia Portschinskii) and Its Daughter Parthenogenetic Form (Darevskia Dahli)
Facilitation by unpalatable weeds may conserve plant diversity in overgrazed meadows in the Caucasus Mountains
Loss of traditional knowledge aggravates wolf–human conflict in Georgia (Caucasus) in the wake of socio-economic change
Neighbour Interaction and Stability in Subalpine Meadow Communities
A comparative ethnobotany of Khevsureti, Samtskhe-Javakheti, Tusheti, Svaneti, and Racha-Lechkhumi, Republic of Georgia (Sakartvelo), Caucasus
Plant species associations in alpine‐subnival vegetation patches in the Central Caucasus
Plant and fungal use in Tusheti, Khevsureti, and Pshavi, Sakartvelo (Republic of Georgia), Caucasus
Seasonal shifts in competition and facilitation in subalpine plant communities of the central Caucasus
Facilitation and interference in subalpine meadows of the central Caucasus
Small-scale guild proportions and niche complementarity in a Caucasian subalpine hay meadow
Modelling species richness and diversity in grassland communities of the Central Caucasus
Your Poison in My Pie—the Use of Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) Leaves in Sakartvelo, Republic of Georgia, Caucasus, and Gollobordo, Eastern Albania
Richness of Colchic vegetation: comparison between refugia of south-western and East Asia
Medicinal and Food Plants of Svaneti and Lechkhumi, Sakartvelo (Republic of Georgia), Caucasus
Variable soil pH can drive changes in slope aspect preference of plants in alpine desert of the Central Great Caucasus (Kazbegi district, Georgia)
An ethnobotany of Kakheti and Kvemo Kartli, Sakartvelo (Republic of Georgia), Caucasus
Form the sea to the mountains -plant use in Ajara, Samegrelo and Kvemo Svaneti, Sakartvelo (Republic of Georgia), Caucasus
Thorium Resources and their Energy Potential in Georgian Republic, the Caucasus
Pliocene-Quaternary Samtskhe-Javakheti Volcanic Highland, Lesser Caucasus – as a Result of Mantle Plumes Activity
The first data on industrial concentration of thorium and bismuth in hydrothermally altered Lower-Jurassic clay- shales of the Stori Canyon (southern slope of the Greater Caucasus, Kakheti)
Phanerozoic continental crust evolution of the Inner Caucasian Microplate: The Dzirula massif
Evolution of the Variscan orogenic plutonic magmatism: the Greater Caucasus
New Data on the Geological Structure of the Vardzia Cave City, Georgia
Late Miocene Goderdzi Volcanic Formation, Lesser Caucasus, Georgia: Evidences of the Presence of a Caldera
The Sakeni Ore Field (Greater Caucasus) – Geological Evidence and Prospects
The Argonauts: A modern Investigation of the Mythical “Gold Sands”
Geology and zircon U-Pb geochronology of the Mtkvari pyroclastic flow and evaluation of destructive processes affecting Vardzia rock-cut city, Georgia
Geometry and Zircons U-Pb Geochronology of the Mtkvari Ignimbrites Flow, Samtske-Javakheti Volcanic Highland, Lesser Caucasus
Ore-Forming Processes and Ore Occurrences of the Eastern Greater Caucasus Georgian Segment
Magmarizm and Ore Occurrences of the Kakheti and Tusheti Regions, Greater Caucasus, Georgia Republic
Geological framework and mineral occurrences in the Georgia segment Eastern Greater Caucasus
Ore occurences in the Georgian segment of the eastern greater caucasus: New research results
Field investigation of the mythical "Gold Sands" of the ancient Colchis Kingdom and modern discussion on the Argonauts' expedition
Zircons U-Pb Geochronology of the Ore-Bearing Plutons of Adjara-Trialeti Folded Zone, Lesser Caucasus and Analysis of the Magmatic Processes
U-Pb Dating of zonal zircons from the crystalline rocks of the Gondarai Complex of the Greater Caucasian Main Range Zone (Greater Caucasian Terrane)
Genetic diversity of Vitis vinifera in Georgia: relationships between local cultivars and wild grapevine, V. vinifera L. subsp. sylvestris
Reasons and processes leading to the erosion of crop genetic diversity in mountainous regions of Georgia
GENETIC DIVERSITY AND RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN WILD GRAPEVINE (VITIS VINIFERA SUBSP. SYLVESTRIS) POPULATIONS AND ABORIGINAL CULTIVARS IN GEORGIA
Comparative study of the quantitative parameters of berries and seeds in the autochthonous red grape varieties of the Kolkhis (Western Georgia)
Morphological variation and relationships of Georgian populations of Vitis vinifera L. subsp. sylvestris (CC Gmel.) Hegi
Allele sizes in base pairs for SSR loci of local cultivars and wild grapevines of Georgia
Morphological diversity and phylogeography of the Georgian durmast oak (Q. petraea subsp. iberica) and related Caucasian oak species in Georgia (South Caucasus)
Intraspecific variability of some functional traits of Trigonocaryum involucratum (Steven) Medw., a Caucasus endemic plant
Habitat selection by East Caucasian tur (Capra cylindricornis)
Geographic and genetic boundaries of brown bear (Ursus arctos) population in the Caucasus
Combining radio-telemetry and random observations to model the habitat of Near Threatened Caucasian grouse Tetrao mlokosiewiczi
Modelling the habitat requirements of leopard Panthera pardus in west and central Asia
Planning the conservation of the breeding population of cinereous vultures Aegypius monachus in the Republic of Georgia
Speciation in Caucasian lizards: Climatic dissimilarity of the habitats is more important than isolation time
Land Use and Landscape Conservation in Southern Georgia
GIS-based Habitat Modeling of Mountain Ungulate species in the Caucasus Hotspot
Movements and habitat use by immature Cinereous Vultures (Aegypius monachus) from the Caucasus
Landscape Complexity in the Caucasus Impedes Genetic Assimilation of Human Populations More Effectively than Language or Ethnicity
Modeling the distribution and abundance of eastern tur (Capra cylindricornis) in the Caucasus
Human paternal lineages, languages, and environment in the caucasus
Palaeoclimatic models help to understand current distribution of Caucasian forest species
The hypogean invertebrate fauna of Georgia (Caucasus)
Geographic and genetic boundaries of brown bear (Ursus arctos) population in the Caucasus
Speciation in Caucasian lizards: Climatic dissimilarity of the habitats is more important than isolation time
Gene introgression between Gazella subgutturosa and G. marica: Limitations of maternal inheritance analysis for species identification with conservation purposes
Landscape Complexity in the Caucasus Impedes Genetic Assimilation of Human Populations More Effectively than Language or Ethnicity
Coincidence of genotypes at two loci in two parthenogenetic rock lizards: how backcrosses might trigger adaptive speciation
Human paternal lineages, languages, and environment in the caucasus
Phylogeography and morphological variation in a narrowly distributed Caucasian rock lizard, Darevskia mixta
Estimating Phenotypic Heritability of Sexual and Unisexually Reproducing Rock Lizards (Genus Darevskia)
Phylogeny of Caucasian Rock Lizards (Darevskia) and Other True Lizards Based on Mitogenome Analysis: Optimisation of the Algorithms and Gene Selection
Systematics and Evolutionary History of Large Endemic Snails from the Caucasus (Helix buchii and H. goderdziana) (Helicidae)
The impacts of management and site conditions on the phytodiversity of the upper montane and subalpine belts in the Central Greater Caucasus
Variability of plant species diversity during the natural restoration of the subalpine birch forest in the Central Great Caucasus
Agrobiodiversity and genetic erosion of crop varieties and plant resources in the Central Great Caucasus
The effects of habitat degradation on phenology and reproduction of some species of genus Primula L.
Pine Forest on Tree-Line Ecotone in the Mountain Kazbegi in the Georgia (South Caucasus)
Double-Flowered for Genes of Pyrus L. Species and has Degraded of the Mountains in Tbilisi of Georgia
Plant species composition and diversity on the calcareous soils in around of the limestone quarry in Georgia, Caucasus region
Birch Forest and Rhododendron on North-Facing Slopes in Central Greater Caucasus
Strategic Guidelines for Responding to Impacts of Global Climate Change on Forests in the Southern Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia)
An Ecoregional Conservation Plan For The Caucasus
Main types of vegetation zonation on the mountains of the Caucasus
Vegetation and Landscapes of Georgia (Caucasus), as a Basis for Landscape Restoration
Territorial protection of globally threatened species in the Caucasus
Effectiveness of the network of protected areas of the South Caucasus at representing terrestrial ecosystems after the dissolution of the Soviet Union
Recent hard evidence for the occurrence of the Leopard, Panthera pardus (Mammalia: Felidae), in the Eastern Greater Caucasus
CAUCASUS
Relationship between soil acidity, types of phytocoenosis and bedrocks in high mountains of the Central Caucasus (In Georgian)
The Caucasus Ecoregional Conservation Plan as a Tool for the Implementatio of CBD at the Regional Scale
Conservation of the Leopard in the Caucasus
General conditions for the conservation of the leopard in the Caucasus
The Map of the Natural Vegetation of Europe and its application in the Caucasus Ecoregion
Subducted, detached, and torn slabs beneath the Greater Caucasus
Late Cenozoic Tectonics and Geodynamics of Georgia (SW Caucasus)
Crustal P and Pn Wave Velocity Perturbations Beneath Caucasus Region
Colchic and Hyrcanian forests of the Caucasus: Similarities, differences and conservation status
Reasons and processes leading to the erosion of crop genetic diversity in mountainous regions of Georgia
Facilitation of Seedling Microsites by Rhododendron Caucasicum Extends the Betula Litwinowii Alpine Treeline, Caucasus Mountains, Republic of Georgia
The Vegetation of the Subnival Belt of the Caucasus Mountains
The Vegetation of Georgia (South Caucasus)
On survival strategies of plants in the subnivale belt of the Caucasus
Alpine plant distribution and thermic vegetation indicator on Gloria summits in the Central Greater Caucasus
Monitoring of vascular plant diversity in a changing climate in the alpine zone of the Central Greater Caucasus
International symposium on high mountain ecology, Tbilisi- Kazbegi, Georgia, USSR
Georgia
Vegetation and Landscapes of Georgia (Caucasus), as a Basis for Landscape Restoration
First signs of transformation of alpine vegetation In the Caucasus as a result of climate warming (on the example of Kazbegi region)
Habitats of Allium Species in Georgia
Biotope Types of the Treeline of the Central Greater Caucasus
Georgia: Protected Areas
Plant Diversity in the Central Great Caucasus: A Quantitative Assessment
Plant Diversity of the Central Great Caucasus
The Map of the Natural Vegetation of Europe and its application in the Caucasus Ecoregion
Terrain Impacts the Composition of the Persistent Soil Seed Bank: a Case Study of Steep High Mountain Grasslands in the Greater Caucasus, Georgia
Double-Flowered for Genes of Pyrus L. Species and has Degraded of the Mountains in Tbilisi of Georgia
Vascular plant diversity and climate change in the alpine zone of the Central Greater Caucasus
Floristic analysis of the subnival-nival vegetation of Hindu Kush and Caucasus
Outlook on climate change adaptation in the South Caucasus mountains
The Georgian Road Map on Climate Change Adaptation
New Data on Some Rare Species of Flora of Georgia
Conspectus of Trees and Shrubs of Tbilisi Environs (East Georgia, South Caucasus)
Steppe of Tbilisi Environs (East Georgia, South Caucasus)
Christ's Thorn Formation (Paliureta Spina-christi) in the Tbilisi Environs (East Georgia, South Caucasus)
Two New Species for Flora of Georgia
Floristic Composition of Pistachio-Woodland (Pistacieta Atlantici) of Georgia (South Caucasus)
New Data for Two Rare Plant Species of Georgian Flora
Adonis Wolgensis Steven - New Species for Flora of Georgia
The Results of Introduction of Some Red List Georgian Species in the National Botanical Garden of Georgia (Tbilisi)
The North Caucasus factor in the Georgian-Abkhaz conflict context
The inter-annual distribution of cloudless days and nights in Abastumani: Coupling with cosmic factors and climate change
Investigation of presence of cosmic factors in the inter-annual distributions of cloudless days and nights in Abastumani
Ground, satellite and simulation-based analysis of a strong dust event over Abastumani, Georgia during May 2009
About the annual distribution of magnetically disturbed cloudless days and nights over Abastumani (41.75N, 42.82E)
Alpine plant distribution and thermic vegetation indicator on Gloria summits in the Central Greater Caucasus
Monitoring of vascular plant diversity in a changing climate in the alpine zone of the Central Greater Caucasus
Vascular plant diversity and climate change in the alpine zone of the Central Greater Caucasus
Gene Flow Between Wolf and Shepherd Dog Populations in Georgia (Caucasus)
Genetic Variability of the Grey Wolf Canis lupus in the Caucasus in Comparison with Europe and the Middle East: Distinct or Intermediary Population?
Gene introgression between Gazella subgutturosa and G. marica: Limitations of maternal inheritance analysis for species identification with conservation purposes
Status of turs in Georgia and conservation action plan
Records of anomalously white harbour porpoises and atypical pigmented short-beaked common dolphin in the Georgian Black Sea waters
Current Middle & Upper Palaeolithic research in the southern Caucasus
Paleolithic of Georgia
THE IMPACT OF SEISMIC AND VOLCANIC PROCESSES ON HUMANS IN THE PALEOLITHIC
Evolution, Cultural Influences or the Migrations in in Paleolithic of Georgia
Georgia on the Crossroad. Cultural Exchanges and Evidences for Different Distance Contacts in Middle and Upper Paleolithic
Human remains from a new Upper Pleistocene sequence in Bondi Cave (Western Georgia)
THE PALAEOLITHIC ROCKSHEL TER OF ORTVALE KLDE, IMERETI REGION, THE GEORGIAN REPUBLIC
The latest Neandertals of the southern Caucasus: new dates and new data from Ortvale Klde, the Georgian Republic
Neanderthal life-ways in the Southern Caucasus
Erratum to Dating the demise: Neandertal extinction and the establishment of modern humans in the southern Caucasus
Ethno-ecological contexts of the Skhalta Gorge and the Upper Svaneti (Georgia, the Caucasus)
Project Svaneti. Svanetian Towers and Svanetian high art. History and hypothesis
The Birth of the Georgian Nation. Identity and Ideology. Political and Societal Identities. Nationality and Religiosity
Human paternal lineages, languages, and environment in the caucasus
Sustainable development of Georgian region Svaneti
Phylogenetic signals in scale shape in Caucasian rock lizards (Darevskia species)
Human paternal lineages, languages, and environment in the caucasus
Phylogeography and morphological variation in a narrowly distributed Caucasian rock lizard, Darevskia mixta
Use of three-dimensional geometric morphometrics for the identification of closely related species of Caucasian rock lizards (Lacertidae: Darevskia)
Isolated population of the Middle Eastern Phoenicolacerta laevis from the Georgian Black Sea Coast, and its genetic closeness to populations from southern Turkey
Phenotypic divergence, convergence and evolution of Caucasian rock lizards (Darevskia)
Pedagogy, modernity and nationalism in the Caucasus in the age of reaction, 1880–1905
Resistance, Discourse and Nationalism in the March 1956 Events in Georgia - from Blauvelt and Smith, eds. Georgia after Stalin: Nationalism and Soviet Power (2015)
Familiar Strangers: The Georgian Diaspora and the Evolution of Soviet Empire
Endurance of the Soviet imperial tongue: the Russian language in contemporary Georgia
THE ESTABLISHMENT OF SOVIET POWER IN ABKHAZIA: ETHNICITY, CONTESTATION AND CLIENTELISM IN THE REVOLUTIONARY PERIPHERY
The Muslim uprising in Ajara and the Stalinist revolution in the periphery
Investigation of Active Fault Scarps by Means of Geophysical Prospecting Methods, Javakheti Fault Case, Georgia
Seismic hazard analysis of Adjara region in Georgia
Seismic hazard assessment of Georgia (probabilistic approach)
Armenia-To Trans-Boundary Fault: AN Example of International Cooperation in the Caucasus
Orogen-scale structural architecture and potential seismic sources resulting from Cenozoic closure of a relict Mesozoic ocean basin in the Greater Caucasus
Concept of Complex Environmental Monitoring Network-Vardzia Rock Cut City Case Study
New Seismic Hazard Maps of the Caucasus region
The Holocene landscape development of the Gareja region in eastern Georgia - a fluvial approach
Mid- to Late Holocene landscape changes in the Rioni delta area (Kolkheti lowlands, W Georgia)
Identity processes and statuses in post-Soviet Georgia: Exploration processes operate differently
Identity styles in the Georgian context and associations with parenting dimensions
Genetic relationships between wild progenitor pear (Pyrus L.) species and local cultivars native to Georgia, South Caucasus
Comparative morphometric study and relationships between the Caucasian species of wild pear (Pyrus spp.) and local cultivars in Georgia
An inverse elevational species richness gradient of Caucasian vascular plants and Encyrtidae (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea)
Beyond elevation: testing the climatic variability hypothesis vs. Rapoport’s rule in vascular plant and snail species in the Caucasus
Pyrus caucasica Fed. Ancestor of Georgian Pear Landraces
Morphological Relationships between Wild and Cultivated Pears in Georgia
Agrobiodiversity and genetic erosion of crop varieties and plant resources in the Central Great Caucasus
Forest Restoration Potential in a Deforested Mountain Area: An Ecosociological Approach towards Sustainability
Pine Forest on Tree-Line Ecotone in the Mountain Kazbegi in the Georgia (South Caucasus)
Double-Flowered for Genes of Pyrus L. Species and has Degraded of the Mountains in Tbilisi of Georgia
The hypogean invertebrate fauna of Georgia (Caucasus)
Tourism Infrastructure Planning in Tusheti National Park of Georgia
The Corncrake (Crex crex) in Georgia
New Seismic Hazard Maps of the Caucasus region
Non-extensive statistical analysis of seismicity in the area of Javakheti, Georgia
Seismic hazard analysis of Adjara region in Georgia
Discrimination between stochastic dynamics patterns of ambient noises (Case study for Oni seismic station)
Scaling features of ambient noise at different levels of local seismic activity: A case study for the Oni seismic station
New Seismic Hazard Maps of the Caucasus region
Temporal and spatial variations of scaling behavior of seismic process in caucasus
Active convergence between the Lesser and Greater Caucasus in Georgia: Constraints on the tectonic evolution of the Lesser–Greater Caucasus continental collision
New Seismic Hazard Maps of the Caucasus region
Shades of Grey. Intentions, Motives and Moral Responsibility in the Georgian-Abkhaz Conflict
Georgians and Abkhazias search for a Peace Settlement
Statehood and Security: Georgia after the Rose Revolution
Pension System in the South Caucasus: Challenges and Reform Options
The Role of Non-Profit Organizations in Health care System: World Practice and Georgia
Nurses' Work Environment Characteristics and Job Satisfaction: Evidence from Georgia
Access to Medicines within the State Health Insurance Program for Pension Age Population in Georgia (country)
Introduction of universal health program in Georgia: Problems and Perspectives
Georgia in-between: religion in public schools
How Soviet is the Religious Revival in Georgia: Tactics in Everyday Religiosity
A paleoseismic investigation of a frontal foreland thrust in the Greater Caucasus
Magnitude of Shortening in the Western Kura fold-thrust belt, Georgia
Investigation of Neotectonic Deformation in the Eastern Part of the Caucasus Intermountain Area, Kura Fold-Thrust Belt, Georgia
Zircons U-Pb Geochronology of the Ore-Bearing Plutons of Adjara-Trialeti Folded Zone, Lesser Caucasus and Analysis of the Magmatic Processes
A paleoseismic investigation of a frontal foreland thrust in the Greater Caucasus
New Seismic Hazard Maps of the Caucasus region
Rate of active shortening across the southern thrust front of the Greater Caucasus in western Georgia from kinematic modeling of folded river terraces above a listric thrust
A paleoseismic investigation of a frontal foreland thrust in the Greater Caucasus
The Holocene landscape development of the Gareja region in eastern Georgia - a fluvial approach
Magnitude of Shortening in the Western Kura fold-thrust belt, Georgia
3D Virtual Reality Applied in Tectonic Geomorphic Study of the Gombori Range of Greater Caucasus Mountains
Investigation of Neotectonic Deformation in the Eastern Part of the Caucasus Intermountain Area, Kura Fold-Thrust Belt, Georgia
Georgia on the Crossroad. Cultural Exchanges and Evidences for Different Distance Contacts in Middle and Upper Paleolithic
Magnitude of Shortening in the Western Kura fold-thrust belt, Georgia
3D Virtual Reality Applied in Tectonic Geomorphic Study of the Gombori Range of Greater Caucasus Mountains
Investigation of Neotectonic Deformation in the Eastern Part of the Caucasus Intermountain Area, Kura Fold-Thrust Belt, Georgia
Temporal and spatial variations of scaling behavior of seismic process in caucasus
Seismicity and Cultural Monuments of Georgia
Late Miocene Goderdzi Volcanic Formation, Lesser Caucasus, Georgia: Evidences of the Presence of a Caldera
Geology and zircon U-Pb geochronology of the Mtkvari pyroclastic flow and evaluation of destructive processes affecting Vardzia rock-cut city, Georgia
Geometry and Zircons U-Pb Geochronology of the Mtkvari Ignimbrites Flow, Samtske-Javakheti Volcanic Highland, Lesser Caucasus
Biodiversity monitoring in Sno valley (Georgia, Caucasus)
BATS CONSERVATION ACTION PLAN FOR THE CAUCASUS
OF THE TRAINING WORKSHOP ON BATS DETECTORS AND MONITORING METHODS (SHARING KNOWLEDGE TO DEVELOP GOOD PRACTICE FOR MONITORING EUROPEAN BAT POPULATIONS)
Happiness and Well-Being as Seen by Children and Young People in Georgia
Phylogeography and taxonomic status of trout and salmon from the Ponto‐Caspian drainages, with inferences on European Brown Trout evolution and taxonomy
Records of anomalously white harbour porpoises and atypical pigmented short-beaked common dolphin in the Georgian Black Sea waters
Ore-Forming Processes and Ore Occurrences of the Eastern Greater Caucasus Georgian Segment
Magmarizm and Ore Occurrences of the Kakheti and Tusheti Regions, Greater Caucasus, Georgia Republic
Gold Potential of Georgia
Svaneti Gold Occurence (Kirar-Abakuri Ore Knot) and its Genesis
Geological setting and genetic model of the zopkhito prospect (Southern slope of the greater caucasus, Georgia)
Geological framework and mineral occurrences in the Georgia segment Eastern Greater Caucasus
Ore occurences in the Georgian segment of the eastern greater caucasus: New research results
Field investigation of the mythical "Gold Sands" of the ancient Colchis Kingdom and modern discussion on the Argonauts' expedition
Zircons U-Pb Geochronology of the Ore-Bearing Plutons of Adjara-Trialeti Folded Zone, Lesser Caucasus and Analysis of the Magmatic Processes
Heavy Metals in Mine Waters of Diverse Mineralization of Polygenetic Ore-Magmatic System: Merisi Ore Cluster, Achara Region (Georgia)
Multiple evolutionary origins of high mountain bellflowers with solitary flowers and calyx scales render a core Caucasian clade of the Scapiflorae group (Campanulaceae)
A consolidated list of Triticum species and varieties of Georgia to promote repatriation of local diversity from foreign genebanks
Wild Orchids of Georgia
Diversity and conservation of Georgian orchids
Iris family in Georgia
Wetland orchid Spiranthes amoena in Georgia
Spiranthes amoena – a new species for flora of Georgia
Orchids and their habitats in Georgia
Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Rare Medicinal Plants in Samtskhe-Javakheti.
Multiple evolutionary origins of high mountain bellflowers with solitary flowers and calyx scales render a core Caucasian clade of the Scapiflorae group (Campanulaceae)
Medicinal ethnobotany of wild plants: a cross-cultural comparison around Georgia-Turkey border, the Western Lesser Caucasus
Monitoring of Cadmium Contaminated Soil in Kvemo Kartli Region (Republic of Georgia)
Variable soil pH can drive changes in slope aspect preference of plants in alpine desert of the Central Great Caucasus (Kazbegi district, Georgia)
Terrain Impacts the Composition of the Persistent Soil Seed Bank: a Case Study of Steep High Mountain Grasslands in the Greater Caucasus, Georgia
Diversity of Oligochaeta worms (Annelida) in Madatapa lake (South Georgia)
Family level diversity and distribution of macroinvertebrates of Madatapa, Khanchali and Bughdasheni lakes in Javakheti plateau (South Georgia)
The first annotated checklist of mayflies (Ephemeroptera: Insecta) of Georgia with new distribution data and a new record for the country
Family level diversity and distribution of macroinvertebrates of Madatapa, Khanchali and Bughdasheni lakes in Javakheti plateau (South Georgia)
Diversity of Oligochaeta worms (Annelida) in Madatapa lake (South Georgia)
Invasive Carassius carp in Georgia: Current state of knowledge and future perspectives
Long-term assessment of a vendace (Coregonus albula L.) stock in Lake Paravani, South Georgia
Monitoring on ichthyofauna in Paravani Lake
A review of benthic fauna biodiversity in Georgia
The population of Carssius gibelio (Bloch, 1782) and its parasites in Madatapa Lake (South Georgia)
Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia
Preliminary information about the occurrence of Prussian carp Carassius gibelio (Bloch 1782) in mountainous Lake Devdoraki (Caucasus, Georgia)
Fish species composition, sex ratio and growth parameters in Saghamo Lake (Southern Georgia)
New and interesting records of Diptera from Azerbaijan and Georgia
Records of the long-legged flies (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) from Azerbaijan and Georgia
Diversity of Oligochaeta worms (Annelida) in Madatapa lake (South Georgia)
Faunal Biodiversity Research in the Republic of Georgia: A Short Review of Trends, Gaps, and Needs in the Caucasus Biodiversity Hotspot
Towards Retrieving the Promethean Treasure: a First Molecular Assessment of the Freshwater Fish Diversity of Georgia
First DNA-based Records of New Alien Freshwater Species in the Republic of Georgia
New and additional faunistic records of the long-legged flies (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) from Azerbaijan and Georgia
Freshwater Fish Species Diversity in Georgia (South Caucasus Region) and their Local Names
Freshwater Fish and Lampreys of the Caucasus
A new species of the genus Helix from the lesser caucasus (SW Georgia)
Oribatid Mite Communities Along An Elevational Gradient in Sairme Gorge (Caucasus)
Invasive Carassius carp in Georgia: Current state of knowledge and future perspectives
Biogeography of the Land Snails of the Caucasus Region
Botanical and zoological remains from an early medieval grave at Tsitsamuri, Georgia
An inverse elevational species richness gradient of Caucasian vascular plants and Encyrtidae (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea)
Beyond elevation: testing the climatic variability hypothesis vs. Rapoport’s rule in vascular plant and snail species in the Caucasus
The population of Carssius gibelio (Bloch, 1782) and its parasites in Madatapa Lake (South Georgia)
Oribatida diversity in different microhabitats of Mtirala National Park
Annotated checklist of Georgian oribatid mites
Oribatid mite colonization of sand and manganese tailing sites
Annotated List of Invertebrates of the Georgian Karst Caves
Oribatid mite (Acari: Oribatida) diversity in different forest stands of Borjom-Kharagauli National Park (Georgia)
Landscape distribution of oribatid mites (Acari, Oribatida) in Kolkheti National Park (Georgia, Caucasus)
Annotated List of the Invertebrates in the Caves of Racha Region (Western Georgia)
Karyological Studies in Terrestrial Mollusks (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Pulmonata) of Georgia
Chromosome studies of some Georgian terrestrial molluscs (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Pulmonata)
Preliminary information about the occurrence of Prussian carp Carassius gibelio (Bloch 1782) in mountainous Lake Devdoraki (Caucasus, Georgia)
Fish species composition, sex ratio and growth parameters in Saghamo Lake (Southern Georgia)
A New Cave Pseudoscorpion (Pseudoscorpiones: Neobisiidae) from Western Georgia
Redescription of Roncus crassipalpus Rafalski, 1949 (Pseudoscorpiones: Neobisiidae) from western Georgia
NOTES ON RONCUS MICROPHTHALMUS (DADAY, 1889) (PSEUDOSCORPIONES: NEOBISIIDAE), A POLYMORPHIC SPECIES, WITH A KEY TO THE RONCUS SPECIES FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND THE CAUCASUS REGION
A new pseudoscorpion genus from western Georgia (Pseudoscorpiones: Neobisiidae: Cornuroncus n. gen.), with a key to all Neobisiinae genera
Neobisium (Neobisium) moreoticum (Pseudoscorpiones: Neobisiidae) from Georgia
Diversity of soil mite communities in different habitats of Saskhori quarries, Georgia
A contribution to the knowledge of oribatid and mesostigmatic mites (Acari) with new records in Georgia
Effect of ploughing and pesticide application on oribatid mite communities
The first annotated checklist of mayflies (Ephemeroptera: Insecta) of Georgia with new distribution data and a new record for the country
List of leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) from Lagodekhi reserve with new records for Transcaucasia and Georgia
Karyological Data of Terrestrial Mollusks (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Pulmonata) of Georgia
Contribution to Karyological Data of Terrestrial Mollusks (Mollusca: Gastropoda) of Georgia
Systematics and Evolutionary History of Large Endemic Snails from the Caucasus (Helix buchii and H. goderdziana) (Helicidae)
Faunal Biodiversity Research in the Republic of Georgia: A Short Review of Trends, Gaps, and Needs in the Caucasus Biodiversity Hotspot
Revealing the stygobiotic and crenobiotic molluscan biodiversity hotspot in Caucasus: Part I. The phylogeny of stygobiotic Sadlerianinae Szarowska, 2006 (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Hydrobiidae) from Georgia with descriptions of five new genera and twenty-one new species
Agrafia Szarowska et Falniowski, 2011 (Caenogastropoda: Hydrobiidae) in the Caucasus
Notes on vulnerability of the microendemic clausiliid species Acrotoma enguriensis from the southwestern Caucasus
A prelude to the Caucasus Barcode of Life Platform (CaBOL): Biodiversity Days in Georgia in 2018 and 2019
New species and new records of Aphelinus Dalman (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Aphelinidae) from Lagodekhi Reserve (Sakartvelo-Georgia), with diversity and distribution along an elevational gradient
Towards Retrieving the Promethean Treasure: a First Molecular Assessment of the Freshwater Fish Diversity of Georgia
Palaeoclimatic models help to understand current distribution of Caucasian forest species
Freshwater Fish Species Diversity in Georgia (South Caucasus Region) and their Local Names
Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia
Towards Retrieving the Promethean Treasure: a First Molecular Assessment of the Freshwater Fish Diversity of Georgia
Freshwater Fish Species Diversity in Georgia (South Caucasus Region) and their Local Names
Oxynoemacheilus phasicus, a New Nemacheilid Loach from the Eastern Black Sea Basin With Some Remarks on Other Caucasian Oxynoemacheilus (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae)
High mountain meadows mesofauna for pastures rehabilitation
A checklist of the millipedes of Georgia, Caucasus (Diplopoda)
The Millipedes (Diplopoda) of Georgia, Caucasus
Georgia ̶ Marvelous Land of Tourism
Tourism - As the Principal Sphere for Economy Growth and Intercultural Relations in Georgia
Georgian High Mountains Pastures Biodiversity: Makrofauna, Structure, Feeding Activity and Monitoring
Diversity and distribution of the millipedes (Diplopoda) of Georgia, Caucasus
Two interesting records of millipedes (Diplopoda) from near Borjomi
Biodiversity of Nematofauna of Earthworm Casts
Composting: Advantages and Disadvantages
Pterostichus neilgaimani sp. Nov., a new species of ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) from relict sacred grove in Eastern Georgia
Illustrated Checklist of Georgian Stag beetles (Coleoptera, Lucanidae)
A spider diversity model for the Caucasus Ecoregion
Climate-based model of spatial pattern of the species richness of ants in Georgia
CHECKLIST OF DIVING BEETLES (INSECTA, COLEOPTERA, DYTISCIDAE) OF GEORGIA
Karyological Study of Three Species of the Genus Aphis (Hemiptera: Aphididae) from Georgia
Karyological Studies in Terrestrial Mollusks (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Pulmonata) of Georgia
Chromosome studies of some Georgian terrestrial molluscs (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Pulmonata)
Karyological Data of Terrestrial Mollusks (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Pulmonata) of Georgia
Investigation of the Crocidura guldenstaedti oocites nuclear structures during the large growth period
Results of Karyologic Investigation of Dendrobaena (C .) marinae Kvavadze,1985 (Oligochaeta,Lumbricidae)
The Results of Study of the Genus Dendrobaera (Oligochaeta:Lumbricidae) Species Chromosome Numbers
Contribution to Karyological Data of Terrestrial Mollusks (Mollusca: Gastropoda) of Georgia
Contribution to the aphid fauna (Hemiptera: Aphidoidea) of Racha-Lechkhumi floristic region (Western Georgia)
Contribution to Karyological Data of Terrestrial Mollusks (Mollusca: Gastropoda) of Georgia
A New Species of the Genus Macrosiphum (Hemiptera: Aphididae) Living on Symphytum Asperum (Boraginaceae) from Georgia
Contribution to the aphid fauna (Hemiptera: Aphidoidea) of Racha-Lechkhumi floristic region (Western Georgia)
Forest Habitat Restoration in Georgia, Caucasus Ecoregion
Landraces and Wild Species of the Secale Genus in the Georgia (Caucasus Ecoregion)
Reasons and processes leading to the erosion of crop genetic diversity in mountainous regions of Georgia
Facilitation of Seedling Microsites by Rhododendron Caucasicum Extends the Betula Litwinowii Alpine Treeline, Caucasus Mountains, Republic of Georgia
Reproductive phenology and seed development of Gentianella caucasea in different habitats in the Central Caucasus
Diversity and Genetic Erosion of Ancient Crops and Wild Relatives of Agricultural Cultivars for Food: Implications for Nature Conservation in Georgia (Caucasus)
Alpine plant distribution and thermic vegetation indicator on Gloria summits in the Central Greater Caucasus
Monitoring of vascular plant diversity in a changing climate in the alpine zone of the Central Greater Caucasus
Erosion and Prevention of Crop Genetic Diversity Landraces of Georgia (South Caucasus)
First signs of transformation of alpine vegetation In the Caucasus as a result of climate warming (on the example of Kazbegi region)
Habitats of Georgia
Plant Diversity Along Altitudinal Gradients in the Central Alps (South Tyrol, Italy) and in the Central Greater Caucasus (Kazbegi Region, Georgia)
Comparative embryology of three Gentianaceae species from the Central Caucasus and the European Alps
Genetic relationships between wild progenitor pear (Pyrus L.) species and local cultivars native to Georgia, South Caucasus
Comparative morphometric study and relationships between the Caucasian species of wild pear (Pyrus spp.) and local cultivars in Georgia
Pyrus caucasica Fed. Ancestor of Georgian Pear Landraces
Morphological Relationships between Wild and Cultivated Pears in Georgia
Alpine Crop Wild Relatives in Georgia (The Caucasus)
Habitats of Allium Species in Georgia
Wild Orchids of Georgia
Diversity and conservation of Georgian orchids
Iris family in Georgia
Wetland orchid Spiranthes amoena in Georgia
Spiranthes amoena – a new species for flora of Georgia
Orchids and their habitats in Georgia
Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Rare Medicinal Plants in Samtskhe-Javakheti.
GENETIC DIVERSITY AND RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN WILD GRAPEVINE (VITIS VINIFERA SUBSP. SYLVESTRIS) POPULATIONS AND ABORIGINAL CULTIVARS IN GEORGIA
Comparative study of the quantitative parameters of berries and seeds in the autochthonous red grape varieties of the Kolkhis (Western Georgia)
Morphological variation and relationships of Georgian populations of Vitis vinifera L. subsp. sylvestris (CC Gmel.) Hegi
Allele sizes in base pairs for SSR loci of local cultivars and wild grapevines of Georgia
Biotope Types of the Treeline of the Central Greater Caucasus
Crop Wild Relatives of the Hordeum L. Genus in Georgia (South Caucasus)
Structural and functional aspects of plant reproductive strategy
Agrobiodiversity and genetic erosion of crop varieties and plant resources in the Central Great Caucasus
Characterizing Betula Litwinowii Seedling Microsites at the Alpine-Treeline Ecotone, Central Greater Caucasus Mountains, Georgia
Genetic diversity of Vitis vinifera in Georgia: relationships between local cultivars and wild grapevine, V. vinifera L. subsp. sylvestris
The effects of habitat degradation on phenology and reproduction of some species of genus Primula L.
Pine Forest on Tree-Line Ecotone in the Mountain Kazbegi in the Georgia (South Caucasus)
Double-Flowered for Genes of Pyrus L. Species and has Degraded of the Mountains in Tbilisi of Georgia
Plant species composition and diversity on the calcareous soils in around of the limestone quarry in Georgia, Caucasus region
Birch Forest and Rhododendron on North-Facing Slopes in Central Greater Caucasus
Crop Wild Relatives of Genus Coriandrum L. in Georgia (South Caucasus)
Climate Global Change on Reproduction and Diversity of Agricultural Plants in Semi-Arid Regions of Georgia (Caucasus Ecoregion)
Ancient Crops Continuing for an Extended Period in Samtskhe-Javakheti Region of Georgia – a Review
Traditional viticulture and grapevine diversity in Georgia
Vascular plant diversity and climate change in the alpine zone of the Central Greater Caucasus
Medicinal ethnobotany of wild plants: a cross-cultural comparison around Georgia-Turkey border, the Western Lesser Caucasus
Feeble projects and aspirations: the Caucasian and Transcaucasian federation/confederation in the geopolitics of 1918–1920
Under the Menace of the “White” Russia: The First Diplomatic Encounters between the Independent States of Georgia and Poland in 1918 and 1919
Georgia s "Caucasian Role" and Russia 1918-1921 and the Current Situation
Morphometrics, life history and population biology of the Ponto-Caucasian slave-making ant Myrmoxenus tamarae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
CHECKLIST OF THE ANTS (FORMICIDAE LATREILLE, 1809) OF GEORGIA
Description of oviparous females and alate males of Macrosiphum dzhibladzeae Barjadze, 2010 (Hemiptera: Aphididae) from Georgia
Morphometry and colony structure of ants of the genus Cardiocondyla (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Georgia
A new cavernicolous species of the genus Bergrothia Reitter, 1884 (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Pselaphinae) from Georgia
New diagnosis for species of Plutomurus Yosii (Collembola, Tomoceridae), with descriptions of two new species from Georgian caves
Two new species of Aphidini Latreille, 1802 (Hemiptera: Aphididae) from Turkey
Annotated List of the Invertebrates in the Caves of Racha Region (Western Georgia)
Description of a new species of the genus Macrosiphum Passerini, 1860 (Hemiptera: Aphidoidea: Aphididae), with a key to the Macrosiphum species occurring in Transcaucasia
A new species of the genus Aphis Linnaeus, 1758 (Hemiptera: Aphididae) living on Cephalaria gigantea (Dipsacaceae) from Georgia
Description of fundatrices of Zelkovaphis caucasica (Hemiptera: Aphididae: Eriosomatinae) and its life cycle
APHIDS (HEMIPTERA: APHIDOIDEA) OF THE PROTECTED AREAS OF GEORGIA
New records for the Georgian springtail fauna (Collembola)
Redescription of Plutomurus kelasuricus Martynova, 1969 (Collembola: Tomoceridae) from Georgian caves
Contribution to the aphid fauna (Hemiptera: Aphidoidea) of Racha-Lechkhumi floristic region (Western Georgia)
First records of some aphid species from Georgia (Hemiptera: Aphidoidea)
Checklist of the springtails (Colembola) of Georgia
A New Species of the Genus Macrosiphum (Hemiptera: Aphididae) Living on Symphytum Asperum (Boraginaceae) from Georgia
First record of Pemphigus saliciradicis (Börner, 1950) (Hemiptera: Aphididae) on roots of the grape vine, Vitis vinifera (Vitaceae) from Transcaucasia
Food Spectrum of Coccinella septempunctata L. [Coleoptera, Coccinellidae] in the urban habitats (Tbilisi, Georgia)
New records for the Georgian aphid fauna (Hemiptera: Aphididae)
APHIDS (HEMIPTERA: APHIDOIDEA) OF THE AJAMETI RESERVE (GEORGIA)
Contribution to the aphid fauna (Hemiptera: Aphidoidea) of Khevi floristic region (Eastern Georgia)
Karyological Study of Three Species of the Genus Aphis (Hemiptera: Aphididae) from Georgia
Speleology of Georgia: Aspects of its current situation and perspectives
Morphometrics, life history and population biology of the Ponto-Caucasian slave-making ant Myrmoxenus tamarae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
CHECKLIST OF THE ANTS (FORMICIDAE LATREILLE, 1809) OF GEORGIA
A New Species of the Genus Plutomurus Yosii, 1956 (Collembola, Tomoceridae) from Georgian caves
Redefinition of the genus Argonychiurus Bagnall, 1949 (Collembola, Onychiuridae) with description of a new species from Georgia
Description of oviparous females and alate males of Macrosiphum dzhibladzeae Barjadze, 2010 (Hemiptera: Aphididae) from Georgia
A new Caryophyllaceae-feeding species of Macrosiphum (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in Republic of Georgia, and a redescription of Macrosiphum hartigi Hille Ris Lambers
A new cavernicolous species of the genus Bergrothia Reitter, 1884 (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Pselaphinae) from Georgia
The hypogean invertebrate fauna of Georgia (Caucasus)
Two new species of Plutomurus Yosii (Collembola, Tomoceridae) from the Caucasus
An Ever Closer Association? on the State and Perspectives of European Studies in Georgia
Fine-scale Analysis of Habitat Occupancy By Kura Lizard (Darevskia Portschinskii) and Its Daughter Parthenogenetic Form (Darevskia Dahli)
Estimating Phenotypic Heritability of Sexual and Unisexually Reproducing Rock Lizards (Genus Darevskia)


Projects

Promoting Sustainable Dam Development at River-Basin-Scale in the Southern Caucasus


Ethnobotany of the Caucasus


Investigation of Neotectonic deformation of the wester portion of Kura fold thrust belt


Conservation of Caucasian Wildlife: Applying the National Conservation Status to some Georgian Molluscs (Based on IUCN Criteria) - Stage 2


Evaluating of Forest Snail Endemicity in Georgian Transcaucasia – A Preliminary Study


Conservation of Endangered and Endemic Vipera kaznakovi in Georgia


Investigation of Threatened Ants and Ant Associated Butterflies and Education of Local People for Insect Conservation in Samtskhe-Javakheti Region, Georgia



Programs

Sustainable Natural and Forest Resources Management (MBA) at Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia


Natural and Forest Resources and Biodiversity (MSC) at Ilia State University, Tbilisi


Ecology (ME) at Ilia State University, Tbilisi


International School for Caucasus Studies At Ilia State University, Tbilisi


Bachelor in Business Administration (Bba - Management, Tourism)


Alpine Ecosystem Research Programme


Ecology and Conservation Programme of Large Mammals


Quantitative Ecology Programme


Earth Sciences (Geography and GIS Technologies, Geology and Geophysics)


Bachelors Degree Program in Ecology


Bachelor's Program in Biology


Master's Program in Physics and Astronomy


Medicine Program


Bachelor of Physics Program


The Masters Degree Program in Applied Genetics