Anatoliy Smaliychuk

Position: Associate Professor, Geoecology and Physical Geography Department

Academic degree: Candidate of Geographical Sciences

Academic Title: Associate Professor

Phone (office): 380-32-239-47-44


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Research interests

  • geoecology;
  • GIS;
  • geoteledetection;
  • climate change;
  • biosphere reserves;
  • nature protection.



Selected publications:

  • Smaliychuk A, Ghazaryan G, Dubovyk O (2021) Land-use changes in Northern Ukraine: patterns and dynamics of illegal amber mining during 1986–2016. Environ Monit Assess 193, 502.
  • Goriup P, Haberl A, Rubel O, Ajder V, Kulchytskyy I, Smaliychuk A, Goriup N (2019) Potential for renewable use of biomass from reedbeds on the lower Prut, Danube and Dniester floodplains of Ukraine and Moldova. Mires and Peat 25(07):1–12 . doi: 10.19189/MaP.2018.OMB.338
  • Smaliychuk А, Gräbener U (eds) (2018) Natural forests of Ukrainian Carpathians. Carty i Atlasy, Lviv.
  • Smaliychuk A, Müller D, Prishchepov AV, Levers C, Kruhlov I, Kuemmerle T (2016) Recultivation of abandoned agricultural lands in Ukraine: Patterns and drivers. Global Environmental Change 38:70–81 . doi: 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2016.02.009
  • Smaliychuk A (2013) Land cover changes in foothill and mountain landscapes of the Lviv oblast (Ukrainian Carpathians). Prace Geograficzne UJ 132:133–144 . doi: 10.4467/20833113PG.13.006.1096
  • Smaliychuk A, Kruhlov I (2013) Recent forest cover change in low mountain landscapes of Lviv Oblast in the Ukrainian Carpathians. In: Kozak J, Ostapowicz K, Bytnerowicz A, Wyżga B (eds) The Carpathians: Integrating Nature and Society Towards Sustainability. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp 669–682 . doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-12725-0_47
  • Smaliychuk A (2012) Recent land cover changes at the Ukraine-EU border: drivers and consequences for rural development in the mountain region. Der Donauraum 52 (3-4):509–523.


Geographer, geoecologist, Ph.D. in Geography (Analysis of anthropogenic dynamics of geo-ecosystems of the Carpathians within the Lviv region, 2013).

The faculty of Geography graduate of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (2009), postgraduate (2012).
Engineer of Roztochchia Station for Research in Landscape and Geophysics (2012-2015), assistant (2015-2017), since 2017 Assoc. Prof. of the Department of Physical Geography of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv.

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