Organization of the Centre for the Entomological Studies Ankara (CESA)
Name: Centre for Entomological Studies Ankara (CESA)
Status: A Scientific Consortium. Independent research Centre, Museum and Library.
Date of Foundation: Cesa was announced on October 1st,1988, in the publication of Priamus. The date of the first issue of the serial Priamus was 1981, which is today an organ of the Cesa. The date 1966 may be considered as the date of foundation of the Cesa, as the earliest date of scientific activities, realized by Ahmet Ö.Koçak was in 1966, and 1968, as the first date of the preparation of the card system of the Cesa. See also Info-System of the Cesa http://www.cesa-tr.org/Infos.htm
Founder: Prof. Dr. Ahmet Ömer Koçak
Corresponding Postal Address: Prof. Dr. Ahmet Ömer Koçak, c/o Yüzüncü Yıl Üniversitesi, Fen Fakültesi, Biyoloji Bölümü, Zeve / Kampus Van / Turkey.
Aim: Organizing and realizing the international researches regarding the taxonomy, nomenclature, morphology, ecology, biodiversity, conservation, bibliography, checklists, catalogues of the Insecta, especially Lepidoptera of the World, as well as the publications on the regional faunas.
Activities of the CESA between 1975 -
Planned activities of the CESA in future: Turkey, Africa, Asia.
Prof. Dr. Ahmet Ömer Koçak : Curator of the Collections of the CESA - Editor of the Serial Publications, Miscellaneous Papers, Memoirs of the CESA, Cesa News, Iconographia Insectorum, Cesa Books International, Coordinator of the international expeditions and projects - Scientific contributor to the Serials of the CESA - Coordinator, developer and contributor of the databank of the CESA - Scientific photographer, Web designer, developer of the CESA - Coordinator and developer of the multimedia programs of the CESA, video mixing, recording and publishing.
Former member of the staff of the Yüzüncü Yıl University, Van, Turkey. former Dean of Faculty of Science, former Head of the Department of the Biology.
Asst. Prof. Dr. Muhabbet Kemal Koçak : Curator of the Collections of the CESA - Editor of the Serial Publications Priamus and Priamus Supplement of the CESA- Scientific contributor to the Serials of the CESA - Scientific Video camerawoman on wildlife of the insects, esp. butterflies and moths and their behaviour, natural environments in the world; video mixing and recording.
Member of the staff of the Yüzüncü Yıl University, Van, Turkey, in the Department of the Biology, Faculty of Science and Arts.
Updated on 3 September 2019
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