Svetlana Kalinicheva, PhD

Junior Research Scientist
Laboratory of GIS and Mapping

Author ID: https://www.elibrary.ru/author_profile.asp?id=1004677
ORCID: 0000-0002-0544-8395
Web of Science ResearcherID: AAD-2156-2019
Scopus ID: 57205532097

Tel.: +7-4112-390894
Email: ikoveta@rambler.ru


  • Ph.D. (Geography), Melnikov Permafrost Institute, 2019. Dissertation: A Method for Identifying Frozen and Unfrozen Ground in the Mountainous Regions of Southern Yakutia Using Thermal Satellite Imagery
  • M.S. (Geography), Yakutsk State University, 2010

Research Interests

  • mountain permafrost
  • remote sensing
  • mapping
  • landscape analysis

and Recent Projects

  • SB RAS Basic Research Project, 2021-2025: Geocryological Processes and Hazards in Permafrost Landscapes of Eastern Siberia (Participant)
  • Contract Project, LenAeroProect AO, 2020: Geotechnical and Permafrost Investigations for the Yakutsk Airport Runway-2 Reconstruction Project (Participant))
  • SB RAS Basic Research Project IX.127.2.3 (2017-2020): Integrated Studies to Understand the Dynamics of Natural and Human-Affected Landscapes in the East Siberian Permafrost Region – Block 4. GIS Mapping of Permafrost and Related Landscapes in East Siberia (Participant)

Grant Awards

  • 2017 – Yakutia Expedition Grant
  • 2014 – P.I. Melnikov Grant for Early Career Permafrost Researchers
  • 2007 – A.E. Mordinov Fellowship, North-Eastern Federal University

Outreach Activities

  • 2020 Expert, Step into the Future Science Fair
  • 2018–present Guide, Permafrost Tours at MPI (permafrost tunnel, museum, seed vault)
  • 2019 Expert, The Arctic and Space Summer School, Yakutsk
  • 2017 Jury member of the Do I Know My Yakutia? Annual Quiz for School Students

Professional Association Memberships

  • Member, Russian Geographical Society
  • Member, Permafrost Young Researchers Network (PYRN)

Honours and Awards

  • Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Ministry of Education and Science Letter of Appreciation (2020)