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Dr. Alexander Fedorov — Melnikov Permafrost Institute SB RAS

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Name, position in organization Dr. Alexander Fedorov, Head of Cryogenic landscapes laboratory
E-Mail fedorov@mpi.ysn.ru
Phone +7-4112-390896
Fax +7-4112-334476
Web-site http://mpi.ysn.ru/
Department/Unit Cryogenic landscapes laboratory
Organization Name Melnikov Permafrost Institute SB RAS
Organization Type
  • Research Centre
Organization Address 36 Merzlotnaya Str. 677010 Yakutsk, Russia
  • RF
Russian Federal District
  • Far Eastern Federal District
Other spheres of competence Permafrost condition monitoring in East Siberia
Short description of the organization/department/research team MPI SB PAS – research instutute deals with permafrost evolutiondue to natural and anthropogenic impacts, thermal and mechanical interaction between engineering structures and permafrost.
Publications on the topic
  • Fedorov A. (2006). Present post-disturbance dynamics of permafrost in Central Yakutia // Symptom of Envi-ronmental Change in Siberian Permafrost Region. – Hokkaido University Press, Sapporo, Japan. – P.225-231.
  • C. M. Larry Lopez, A. Brouchkov, H. Nakayama, F. Takakai, A. N. Fedorov, M. Fukuda. Epigenetic salt ac-cumulation and water movement in the active layer of central Yakutia in eastern Siberia // Hydrological Proc-esses, Vol.21, Issue 1, 2007, Pp.103-109.
  • Fedorov A.N., Konstantinov P.Y. (2008). Recent Changes in Ground Temperature and the Effect on Permafrost Landscapes in Central Yakutia // Ninth International Conference on Permafrost. Volume 1. – Fairbanks: Institute of Northern Engineering & University of Alaska, 2008. – Pp.433-438.
  • Takakai F., Desyatkin A.R., Lopez C. M. L., Fedorov A.N., Desyatkin R.V. and Hatano R. (2008). Influence of forest disturbance on CO2, CH4 and N2O fluxes from larch forest soil in the permafrost taiga region of eastern Siberia // Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 54, 938–949.
  • Fedorov A.N., Konstantinov P.Ya. (2009). Response of permafrost landscapes of Central Yakutia to current changes of climate, and anthropogenic impacts // Geography and Natural Resources, Vol.30, Issue 2, 146-150.
  • Iijima Y., Fedorov A.N., Park H. et al. (2010). Abrupt Increases in Soil Temperatures following Increased Precipitation in a Permafrost Region, Central Lena River Basin, Russia. - Permafrost and Periglac. Process. 21: 30–41 (2010).
Scientific keywords Permafrost; landscape; climate change; dynamics; stability
Participation in EU Framework Programme project NO
FP7 ENV Projects description
Participation in other European programmes projects NO
EU Programmes Projects description
Participation in relevant Russian projects YES
Russian Projects Description
Landscape and hydrogeological problem of geocryological hazard formation in Northeast of Russia
Description of other previous and presernational cooperationent experience in International Cooperation
  • «Evolution of permafrost landscape on the floodplain near Yakutsk» - 2008-2011, University Paris Sud 11, Orsay, Cedex, France. The purpose – studying of modern climate changes influence to dynamics of floodplain permafrost landscapes and thermoerosion.
  • «Land Surface Observation of Heat/Water/Vegetation Conditions in Yakutia» – 1996-2011, Northern Hemisphere Cryosphere Program in Research Institute for Global Change, the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Sci-ence and Technology (NHCP/RIGC/JAMSTEC), Yokosuka, Japan. The purpose - studying of modern climate changes influence to dynamics of permafrost landscapes in Yakutia.
  • «Global Warming and the Human-Nature Dimension in Siberia: Social Adaptation to the Changes of the Terrestrial Ecosystem, with an Emphasis on Water Environments» - 2010-2014 гг., Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN), Kyoto, Japan. The purpose - studying of permafrost landscapes disturbations and thermokarst in Central Yakutia.