Mark Shatz, Ph.D.

Leading Research Scientist
Laboratory of Permafrost Geothermics

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Education and Degrees

  • Ph.D. (Geography), Tomsk State University, 1978. Dissertation: Frozen Ground Distribution in the Altay-Sayan Mountains
  • M.S. (Physical Geography), Yakutsk State University, 1966

Current and Recent Projects

  • SB RAS Basic Research Project, 2021-2025: The Thermal Field and Permafrost in Northeastern Russia: Controls and Dynamics (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 (Project Director: Valentin Spektor, Ph.D.) – Element 4.2. Influence of Current Climatic Change and Human Activities on the Siberian Permafrost (Principal Investigator)
  • 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)