Nazarkulova Ainura
Faculty working at and contributing to ACA*GISc





Diploma (graduate education):

Kyrgyz National University, the diploma with distinction

Specialization: applied mathematics.

Bishkek, 1989-1994.

Post-graduate course: 

Center for Space Science and Technology Education  in Asia and Pacific (affiliated UN), Course on Remote Sensing and GIS, the diploma with distinction, Dehradun, India, April-December 1996.

Pilot project “Decision support system for selection of railway route between Rishikesh and Dehradun”.

PhD, Dr.rer.nat.

University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria, Nov., 2004 – Dec., 2007. PhD thesis titled “Spatial Data Infrastructures: an SDI Framework for National Parks”.


Work Experience (in reverse order)

(7) PhD student,Centre for Geoinformatics, University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria. (Nov, 2004-Dec.2007)

(6) Senior Lecturer, Kyrgyz Technical University, Computer Systems software department. Courses: “Web-design”, “Introduction GIS”.

Consultant-GIS Administrator – GEF/WB Transboundary project on biodiversity conservation of West Tien-Shan (2002-2004)

(5) Head of GIS group at town-planning department. Bishkek Central Architecture Board. (1999-2002). GIS Database development of Bishkek city using toposheets at scale 1:10 000 and 1:2000. The work was done using MapInfo GIS software.

(4) Data-Analyst, UNDCP Project “Mapping the extent of illicit cultivation in Kazakhstan/Kyrgyzstan/Tajikistan” (1998-1999). I was in charge of the data collection of places of illicit cultivation and subsequent analyzing of those data. The monitoring of illicit cultivation places was held by National Coordinator, 20 Surveyors and me.

(3) GIS-specialist, Water Economy Department. (1997-1998). GIS Database of irrigation system of Uzgen rayon was developed. Attribute database was created using MS Access.

(2) Leading specialist, International department of the Committee for Science and New Technologies. (1995-1997)

(1) Programmer, Automation Institute, National Academy of Science. (1994-1995)



1.   Nazarkulova. A., 2003. «Web-design», Course of lectures on Web-design for journalists, Bishkek, 147 pages.

2.   Nazarkulova. A., 2003. Working programme on Web-design for journalists, specialization 520600, Bishkek, 10 pages.

3.   Nazarkulova. A., 2003. Laboratory works on Web-design for journalists, specialization 520600. Bishkek, 17 pages.

4.  Weis. L.D., Nazarkulova A.B., 2003. “Selection and processing of remote sensing data for West Tien-Shan ”, Information bulletin of West Tien-Shan biodiversity conservation project, Bishkek.

5.  Weis. L.D., Joldubaeva L., Nazarkulova A.B., Shevchenko V.V., 2004. “Decision Support GI system on West Tien Shan biodiversity conservation”, Information bulletin of West Tien-Shan biodiversity conservation project, Bishkek.

6.  Shukurov E. Dj., Mambetaliev U.A., Surapaeva V.M., Lebedeva L.P., Chelpakova J.M., Balbakova F.N., Nazarkulova A.B., 2004. Nature Chronolgy in Reserves of Kyrgyz Republic. “Turar”, Bishkek.

7.   Nazarkulova, A. and Strobl J., 2006. SDI Concept for Cross-Border National Parks. Dresden:NatureProtection-GIS Proceedings.

8.  Nazarkulova, A.B., 2007. A conceptual model for cross-border NP SDI node. Proceedings of ICGG07. Bishkek