KarRC RAS structure

Laboratory of Geography and Hydrology

Head: Cand. (PhD) of Geography Толстиков, А.В.

Major research trends

  • Water resource potential of the region, scientific basis on sustainable management of water resources.
  • Analysis of complex use and conservation of water resources under changing socio-economical conditions and increasing anthropogenic impact on water bodies and their catchments.
  • Research of vapor exchange in forest and swamp ecosystems under the impact of climatic and anthropogenic factors.
  • Satellite monitoring of water bodies in Karelia to estimate their water quality and state of catchment areas.
  • Implementation of GIS of different types for estimating the ecological state of seas, lake and river systems in Karelia.
  • New technologies to develop thematic atlases and maps of natural resources in Republic of Karelia.
  • Analysis of the climate change and its effect on water systems.
  • Staff

    Senior Researcher, Cand. (PhD) of Techn.
    Junior Researcher
    Derusova, O. V.
    Сhief specialist for scientific and technical information
    Chief Researcher, Advisor to Director General of the Karelian Research Centre of the RAS, Dr. of Geography, RAS Corr. Fellow, Professor
    Mahalskaya, N. I.
    Chief Hydrologist
    Research Engineer
    Коваленко, Василий Николаевич
    Leading Hydrologist