Georgii Maksimov

Junior Research Scientist, Laboratory of General Geocryology

Author ID:
Web of Science ResearcherID: J-7591-2016
Scopus ID: 57189391401

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  • MPI Graduate Study Program, 2017-2019
  • M.S. (Mining Engineering), North-Eastern Federal University, Yakutsk, 2012

Research Interests

  • Permafrost
  • Periglacial geomorphology
  • Paleogeography
  • Stable isotope analysis

Current and Recent Projects

  • SB RAS Basic Research Project, 2021-2025: Structure of Continental Permafrost and Key Stages of Its Evolution during the Neopleistocene and Holocene (Participant)
  • RFBR Project 18-05-00990, 2018-2020: Wildfire-Induced Changes in Near-Surface Permafrost Temperatures (Co-Investigator)
  • Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR Grant No. 18-55-53054) – National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC Grant No. 41811530093), 2018-2019: Formation, Modern State of Pleistocene Cryogenic Deposits in Eastern Asia, and Forecast of Their Dynamics in Relation to the Ongoing Climatic Variations (Participant)
  • RFBR Project 18-05-70091, 2018-2020: Estimation of Arctic Coastal Erosion and Inputs of Terrigenous Material and Organic Carbon to the Arctic Basin (Co-Investigator)
  • RFBR–Russian Geographical Society Project 17-05-41079, 2017-2019: 1:2,500,000-Scale Mapping of Upper Permafrost Parameters, Eastern Russian Arctic (Co-Investigator)
  • SB RAS Basic Research Project IX.133.1.1, 2017-2020: Evolution of Coastal and Subsea Permafrost in the Laptev and East Siberian Seas – Block 1. Evolution of Subsea Permafrost in the Arctic Seas of East Siberia (Co-Investigator) and Block 2. Arctic Coastal and Deltaic Dynamics, Periglacial Processes, and Sediment and Organic Carbon Fluxes to the Arctic Basin (Participant)
  • SB RAS Basic Research Project IX.135.2.5, 2017-2020: Structure, Age and Development of Permafrost in the Interior Areas of Central and Northeast Asia – Element 1.1. Permafrost Structure and Evolution in Central Yakutia (Co-Investigator)
  • RFBR Project 18-05-00990/18, 2018-2020: Wildfire-Induced Changes in Near-Surface Permafrost Temperatures (Co-Investigator)
  • RFBR–Russian Geographical Society Project 17-05-41079/18, 2017-2019: 1:2,500,000-Scale Mapping of Upper Permafrost Parameters, Eastern Russian Arctic (Participant)
  • Contract Project with the Sakha (Yakutia) Ministry of Agriculture and Food Policy, 2018: Geocryological Monitoring of the Hydrothermal Regime at the Kharylakh and Lippeleekh Reservoirs (Churapcha Lake) (Participant)
  • Second Yakutia Expedition Project (MPI), 2017: Comprehensive Investigation and Mapping of the State of Permafrost in Yakutia for Elaborating Scientific Guidelines and Technologies for Socio-Economic Development (Participant)

Field Work

  • 2014-present –coastal and offshore permafrost investigations in Arctic Yakutia, LENA joint Russian-German expeditions
  • 2020 Kolyma River area near the town of Chersky (reconnaissance surveys, borehole drilling and instrumentation, maintenance and data collection at existing monitoring sites, geobotanical description)
  • 2018 Pokrovsk, Tabaga Point, Kildyamsty in central Yakutia (data collection from thermal monitoring sites, thaw depth measurements, instrumentation of a new borehole)
  • 2017 – permafrost surveys in Khangalas, Ust-Aldan and Lower Kolyma Districts
  • 2012-2013 – permafrost investigations in the Tuymaada valley, central Yakutia
  • 2011-2010 – terrain and permafrost studies in southern and western Yakutia