Short CV/Education and training

  • Since 2005
    Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Senior Researcher (1,00)

  • 2005
    University of Tartu, Support Units, Office of Research and Development, Head of Office (0,50)

  • 2004 – 2005
    University of Tartu, Support Units, Office of Research and Development, Head of Office (1,00)

  • 2004 – 2005
    Tartu University, head of the Department of Science and Institutional development

  • 2000 – 2005
    EAU senior researcher (2004-2005 0,1 load)

  • 1999 – 2000
    EAU researcher

  • 1994 – 1998
    EAU Inst. of Zoology and Botany lab assistant

  • 1985 – 1994
    Tartu University, Lab of ecosystems, lab assistant, junior researcher

Selected publications

  • Heinsoo, Katrin; Sammul, Marek; Kukk, Toomas; Kull, Tiiu; Melts, Indrek (2020). The long-term recovery of a moderately fertilised semi-natural grassland. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 289,

  • Heinsoo, Katrin; Tali, Kadri (2019). Can various bioenergy technologies add value to each other? Energy, 175, 259−264.

  • Melts, I.; Ivask, M.; Geetha, M.; Takeuchi, K.; Heinsoo, K. (2019). Combining Bioenergy and Nature Conservation: An Example in Wetlands. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 111, 293−302.

  • Melts, Indrek; Lanno, Kaire; Sammul, Marek; Uchida, Kei; Heinsoo, Katrin; Kull, Tiiu; Laanisto, Lauri (2018). Fertilising semi-natural grasslands may cause long-term negative effects on both biodiversity and ecosystem stability. Journal of Applied Ecology, 55 (4), 1951−1955.

  • Mairota, Paola; Buckley, Peter; Suchomel, Christian; Heinsoo, Katrin; Verheyen, Kris; Hedl, Radim; Terzuolo, Pier Giorgio; Sindaco, Roberto; Carpanelli, Anna (2016). Integrating conservation objectives into forest management: coppice management and forest habitats in Natura 2000 sites. iForest – Biogeosciences and Forestry, 9, 560−568.

  • Melts, Indrek; Heinsoo, Katrin (2015). Seasonal dynamics of bioenergy characteristics in grassland functional groups. Grass and Forage Science, 70 (4), 571−581

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