Начальник отдела исследований атмосферной среды Всемирной метеорологической организации
is the Chief of the Global Atmosphere Watch (GAW) Programme of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) since 2014. The GAW Programme provides an international framework for global observations and analysis of the atmospheric chemical composition changes in support of environmental conventions and services. Before joining WMO, she worked at Max-Plank Institute for Chemistry in Mainz and in the Lomonosov Moscow State University, where she graduated with excellence in 1996. From 2009 to 2014 she worked as a scientific officer within GAW with the major focus on greenhouse gases and traditional air pollutants. Since 2010 she is a co-chair of the Task Force for Measurements and Modelling in the Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution. From 2011 to 2015 she served as the President of Atmospheric Sciences Division of the European Geoscience Union. Dr Tarasova is a co-editor of several book chapters and an author of more than 30 peer reviewed papers.