Mariam Tsitsagi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 



Education:

2017 – PhD Degree, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Geography Department of the Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences.
2015 February-July - Department of geography, University of Lethbridge. Alberta, Canada.

2007-2009 – Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Masters of the Faculty of Exact and Natural sciences, specialty: Geomorphology-Geoecology and Cartography-Geoinformatics, Master’s diploma (# 000202) with honor.

2003-2007 – Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Exact and Natural sciences, specialty: Geomorphology-Geoecology and Cartography-Geoinformatics, Bachelor diploma (# 005795).

 

Internship:

5-16/09-2016 - SNC-mt Summer School ‘’Research for Development’’. Abastumani. Georgia.

2015 October-November - Soil Erosion Modeling-National Soil erosion Research Laboratory. Purdue University. West Lafayette. Indiana. USA.

2015 February-July - Research on soil erosion with use of Remote Sensing. Advance Resolution Terradinamic Monitoring Systems (ARTeMis) Laboratory. University of Lethbridge. Alberta. Canada.

 

Work experience:

2017 - TSU, Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography, Department of Hydrology-Climatology, Senior Scientist.
09.2018-02.2019 - Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Lecturer.
09-12.2017 - Georgian-American University, Law, Social Sciences and Diplomacy School, Lecturer.
2009-2017 - TSU, Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography, Department of Geomorphology-Geoecology, Scientist.

2008-2011 - Public School # 215.Teacher of Geography.

2007-2009 - TSU, Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography, Department of Geomorphology-Geoecology and Cartography-Geoinformatics. Laboratory clerk.


Ongoing Projects
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2018 - Digital Mapping of Kakheti Soils, Supervisor, Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation.
2017 - Development of the Opportunities with the Projects Based on Partnership. Strategies of Federal Government for Internationalization of Science and Research-Partnershiip for Sustainable Development of Transition Countries, Key Personnel, BMBF - Federal Ministry of Education and Science, Germany.


Research Grants
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2015 - Assessment and GIS Modeling of Soil Erosion (Shida Kartli Example). Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation. PhD programs grant.

2014 - Research on soil erosion with use of Remote Sensing. Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation. Internship Abroad.

2012-2013 - GIS of Dzama, Tana, Tedzami river basins for analysis of interaction between environment and social processes.

2009-2012 - Monitoring of Zopkhito Glacier mass balance on the background of climate change.

2007-2009 - Glacier dynamics in the Caucasus, the climate change and modeling of river runoff. INTAS (England).

2006-2009 - The National Atlas of Georgia.

 

Participations in conferences:

2018 - Automated Forest Mapping: Efficiency and Limitations (Case Study of Georgia), Eurasian GIS Congress 2018, Baku, Azerbaijan.
18-19/05-2017 - Urban Expansion Modeling of Tbilisi on the background of Active Terrain Transformation. ICGUES 2017: 19th International Conference on Geography, Urban and Environmental Studies. Paris, France.

21-22/05-2017 - Assessment of Rainfall Erosivity, Comparison among Methods: Case of Kakheti, Georgia. ICCCH 201: 19th International Conference on Climate Change and Humanity. Berlin, Germany.

27-29/01-2017 - Tendentions and Prospective of Tourism Development in Tusheti. 2nd International Scientific Conference History and Antiques of the Highland of East Georgia. Gudauri-Tbilisi.

19/12-2016 - Terrain Morphometric Analysis in Tusheti Protected Area. XX conference-Modern problems of geography and Cartography. Tbilisi.

28.11-1.12/2016 - Ethno-cultural resources and perspectives of the development of ethno tourism in Tusheti. First Caucasus Mountain Forum. Tbilisi, Georgia.

23-26/05-2016 - Methodology of Determination of Landscape Hydrological Resources

(Case of Georgia). The IV International Geography Symposium. Kemer, Antalya. Turkey.

23-26/05-2016 - Terrain Morphometric Analysis for Support Tourism Development in Tusheti Protected Area. The IV International Geography Symposium. Kemer, Antalya. Turkey.

17/02-2016 - Vegetation Change Assessment with NDVI (Borjomi Municipality). Perspectives of Regional Development-Samtskhe-Javakheti. Tbilisi. 

26/01-2016 - Remote Sensing in Agriculture (Normalized Difference Vegetation Index-NDVI). The Fourth Annually Conference in Exact and Natural Sciences Dedicated to 140th Anniversary of the Birth of Ivane Javakhishvili. Tbilisi.

26/01-2016 - Landcover/Landuse Classification from Landsat 8 OLI Images (River Tana Watershed). The Fourth Annually Conference in Exact and Natural Sciences Dedicated to 140th Anniversary of the Birth of Ivane Javakhishvili. Tbilisi.

22-24/10-2015 - Critical Zone Science Sustainability and Services in Changing World. Organic Metter Flux and Stabilization in Critical Zone. Purdue University. West Lafayette-Chicago. USA-China.

9.07.2014 - Create of Gorges on Settled Territories. Second Student Conference in Exact and Natural Sciences. SENS-2014. TSU.

12. 06 2014 - Assessment of Soil Erosion Based on the Method revised universal soil loss equation (RUSLE) on the pattern of Tana watershed. Topical problems of Human Geography Dedicated to the 100th Birthday Anniversary of Vakhtang Jaoshvili. Vakhushti Bagrationi institute of Geography. Tbilisi.

Assessment of Soil Erosion Based on the Method universal soil loss equation (USLE) on the pattern of Tana watershed. International conference-Geography and Modern Problems of Environment’’. Sokhumi State University. Tbilisi 2014.

3.02.2014 - DEM based analysis of Relief in Dzama. Tana and Tedzami river Basins. Second Scientific Conference in Exact and Natural Sciences. ENS-2014. TSU.

19/12-2013 - GIS of tourism and recreation units in Dzama, Tana, Tedzami river basins. XVII conference in Aleqsandre Javakhishvili Geography society. Tbilisi 2013.

 

Research papers:

1. Gadrani L., Lominadze G., Tsitsagi M. Assessment of Landuse/Landcover (LULC) change of Tbilisi and Surrounding Area Using Remote Sensing (RS) and GIS, 2018
2. Tsitsagi M., Berdzenishvili A., Gugeshashvili M. Spatial and Temporal Variations of Rainfall-Runoff Erosivity (R) Factor in Kakheti, Georgia, Annals of Agrarian Sciences, 2018
3. Gadrani L., Tsitsagi M., Tielidze L. Urban Landscape of Georgia (on the Example of Large Cities), Geomorphology of Georgia, Geography of the Physical Environment, 2018
4. Kvirkvelia N., Tsitsagi M., Gugeshashvili M., Chaladze T. Terrain Morphometric Analysis to Support Tourism Development in the Tusheti Protected Area, Contemporary Studies in Environment and Tourism, Chapter Twenty-Six, Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp.427-434. 2017.

5. Kvirkvelia N. Tsitsagi M. Gugeshashvili M. Modeling and analyze of avalanche terrain (Case of Gudauri-Kobi part of Military road of Georgia). Journal of Young Researchers. No. 4, December, 2016.

6. Tsitsagi M. Gugeshashvili M. Assessment of Vegetation Changes Using of NDVI on the Example of Borjomi Municipality. Proceedings of Perspectives of Regional Development-Samtskhe-Javakheti’’. 220-227. (Geo).

7. Tieleidze L; Gadrani L; Tsitsagi M; Chikhradze N. Glaciers Dynamics Over the Last One Century in the Kodoti River Basin, Caucasus Mountains, Georgia, Abkhazeti. American Journals of Environmental Protection. 2015 4(3-1). 22-28.

8. Tsitsagi M. Assessment of Soil Erosion Based on the Method revised universal soil loss equation (RUSLE) on the pattern of Tana watershed. Vakhushti Bagrationi institute of Geography. Collected Papers, New Series 6(85). pp. 153-156 (Geo).


Scientific Productivity:

Google Scholar - Citation index - 10, h index - 2


Scholarships and awards:

2015-Medal of Ivane Javakhishvili State University.

 

Languages:

Georgian

English

Russian

 

Official websites:

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Mariam_Tsitsagi

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=lf_-GXgAAAAJ&hl=en

 

Contact information:

Tel. +995 555 29 30 13; +995 599 29 30 14

E-mail: mariam.tsitsagi@tsu.ge