Tartes, Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Name: Urmas Tartes
Position: freelance nature photographer and writer
Date of birth: 19.09.1963
- Nõo Secondary school, class of mathematics and physics. Golden
in Soviet army)
- Tartu University, biology (zoologist). Cum laude
Research and professional experience, institutional affiliation and
postdoctoral research training:
1989 engineer in the laboratory of the experimental entomology of
Institute of Zoology and Botany (IOZB).
1989 postgraduate student.
1991 senior laboratory assistant in the IOZB.
1992 managing director of IOZB.
second term 1994 held partially assistant professor job at Tartu University
1996 up to 31.12.2004 director of IOZB.
professor at Estonian University of Life Sciences
freelance nature photographer and writer
thesis in 1993.
of Philosophy in 1995. Title "Respiration Rhythms in Insects". Both
at Tartu University.
class Order of the White Star (2001)
of Estonian Naturalists Society
of the Nature Protection Comission of Estonian Academy of Sciences
of the Estonian Club of Rome
Research interests: Colours in nature, Insect physiology (respiration, circulation,
homeostasis), visual communication
ESF, "Metabolic rhythms in insects"
ESF, "Homeostasis maintenance mechanisms in insects"
- 2004-2007, ESF, "Homeostasis under stress conditions in insects"
Dissertations advised: Alo Vanatoa Masters thesis "About payment
of oxygen dept in imagoes of great flour beetle (Tenebrio molitor L.)"