• Curriculum Vitae

    since 2010

    project coordinator

    Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity of Kazakhstan (ACBK)


    B.Sc. in Biotechnology

    Eurasian National University named after Gumilyov L.N.  Astana, Kazakhstan

  • Publications

    International publications (peer-reviewed)

    in press
    • Koshkina A, Grigoryeva I, Tokarsky V, Urazaliyev R, Kuemmerle T, Hölzel N, Kamp J (in press) Marmots from space: assessing population size and habitat use of a burrowing mammal using publicly available satellite images. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation [doi:10.1002/rse2.138] Open Access
    • Kamp J, Koshkin MA, Bragina, Katzner TE, Milner-Gulland EJ, Schreiber D, Sheldon R, Shmalenko A, Smelansky I, Terraube J, Urazaliev R (2016) Persistent and novel threats to the biodiversity of Kazakhstan’s steppes and semi-deserts. Biodiversity and Conservation 25(12): 2521–2541 [doi:10.1007/s10531-016-1083-0]
    • Lameris T, Fijen T, Urazaliev R, Pulikova G, Donald PF, Kamp J (2016) Breeding ecology of the endemic Black Lark Melanocorypha yeltoniensis on natural steppe and abandoned croplands in post-Soviet Kazakhstan. Biodiversity and Conservation 25(12): 2381–2400 [doi:10.​1007/​s10531-015-1041-2] Open Access
    • Fijen TPM*, Kamp J, Lameris TK, Urazaliev R, Pulikova G, Kleijn D, Donald PF (2015) Functions of extensive animal dung ‘pavements’ around the nests of the Black Lark Melanocorypha yeltoniensis. The Auk 132: 878–892 [doi:10.1642/AUK-15-38.1]
    • Kamp J, Urazaliev R, Balmford A, Donald PF, Green RE, Lamb A, Phalan B (2015) Agricultural development and the conservation of avian biodiversity on the Eurasian steppes: a comparison of land-sparing and land-sharing approaches. Journal of Applied Ecology 52: 1578–1587  [doi:10.1111/1365-2664.12527]
    • Sheldon RD, Kamp J, Koshkin MA, Urazaliev RS, Iskakov TK, Field RH, Salemgareev AR, Khrokov VV, Zhuly VA, Sklyarenko SL, Donald PF (2013) Breeding ecology of the globally threatened Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius and the demographic drivers of recent declines. Journal of Ornithology 154(2): 501–516 [doi:10.1007/s10336-012-0921-4]
    • Kamp J, Siderova T, Salemgareev A, Urazaliev RS, Donald PF, Hölzel N (2012) Niche separation of larks (Alaudidae) and agricultural change on the drylands of the former Soviet Union. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 155: 41–49 [doi:10.1016/j.agee.2012.03.023]
    • Kamp J, Urazaliev RS, Donald PF, Hölzel N (2011) Post-Soviet agricultural change predicts future declines after recent recovery in Eurasian steppe bird populations. Biological Conservation 144: 2607–2614 [doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2011.07.010]

    Other publications

    • Donald  PF, Azimov N, Ball E, Green RE, Kamp J,  Kashkarov R, Kurbanov A, Rustamov E, Saparmuradov J, Sheldon R, Soldatov V, Ten A, Thorpe R, Underhill M, Urazaliyev R, Veyisov A (2016) Discovery of a globally important migration staging site for Sociable Lapwings Vanellus gregarius in Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. Sandgrouse 38: 82–95. Download
    • Urazaliev R, Iskakov T, Kamp J (2012) Aggressive intraspecific behaviour in Black Larks Melanocorypha yeltoniensis in winter. British Birds 105: 40–42
    • Urazaliyev RS, Iskakov TK, Yakhnovets KV, Putilin AV (2011) A unique case of incubating stones by Sociable Lapwing. Remez №25: 2 (in Russian)
    • Sklyarenko SL, Urazaliyev RS, Salemgareyev AR, Kamp J (2010) Altyn Dala: supporting ecosystem-scale conservation in Kazakhstan. Steppe Bulletin №30: 59–61 (in Russian).

    Conference Presentation

    • Altyn Dala, the Serengeti of the North – Mitigating Economic Development for Large-Scale Wildlife Migration in Central Asia (talk); WILD 10, the 10th World Wilderness Congress; Salamanca, Spain
    • Combining historical data and satellite tracking to identify migration routes and threats of an endangered shorebird (poster); Student Conference on Conservation Science (SCCS); University of Cambridge, UK
    • Saving an endangered steppe flagship species – results of the Sociable Lapwing project 2005-2012 (talk); International Conference on Conservation of steppe and semi desert ecosystems of Eurasia; Almaty, Kazakhstan
    • Marking of Sociable Lapwing (poster);Student Conference on Conservation Science (SCCS); University of Cambridge, UK
    • Results of Sociable Lapwings satellite tagging in Kazakhstan (poster); International Conference on Remote methods of wildlife research; Moscow, Russia
    • Results of Sociable Lapwings satellite tagging in Kazakhstan 2007-2011 (talk); M.N. Korelov International Memorial Conference; Almaty, Kazakhstan
    • Impact of post-Soviet and current changes in agriculture on grassland birds (talk); Student Conference on Conservation Science (SCCS); University of Cambridge, UK
    • Monitoring numbers of Globally Threatened bird species on IBA Zhumay-Mayshukyr lake system in Kazakhstan (poster); Student Conference on Conservation Science (SCCS); University of Cambridge,  UK
    • Conservation of an IBA with Globally Threatened bird species in collaboration with students and local land users in Kazakhstan (talk in English);SCB 2009 International Congress for Conservation Biology; Beijing, China
    • Colour-ringing and satellite-tagging – identifying reasons for decline in Sociable Lapwing numbers (poster); Student Conference on Conservation Science (SCCS); University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK