Lebedeva Liudmila

Liudmila Lebedeva, Ph.D.

Senior Research Scientist

Laboratory of Permafrost Groundwater and Geochemistry

РИНЦ Author ID: https://www.elibrary.ru/author_profile.asp?id=789977
ORCID: 0000-0002-7498-9902
Web of Science ResearcherID: J-6959-2016
Scopus ID: 7103194247

Tel.: (4112) 390-818
Email: lyudmilaslebedeva@gmail.com


  • Ph.D. (Geography), Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 2018. Dissertation: Stream Flow Generation in the Permafrost Zone of East Siberia
  • M.S. (Hydrology), St. Petersburg State University, 2012


  • Open Course on Hydrological Modelling Using HYPE, 8-10 September 2020, Norrköping, Sweden
  • Fourth International Hydrological School for Young Scientists, Modelling and Forecasting of River Flows and Managing Hydrological Risks: Towards a New Generation of Methods, 21-25 September 2020, Water Problems Institute, Moscow

Research Interests

  • Hydrological modeling
  • Experimental hydrology
  • Arctic and permafrost hydrology

Current and Recent Projects / Grant Awards

  • 2021 R.F. Presidential Grant for Young Scientists, MK 5330.2021.1.5: Climate Change Effects on Annual River Flow Distribution in the Yakutian Permafrost Region
  • RFBR Project 20-35-70027, 2020-2022: Sources of Streamflow in Small Rivers of Lowland and Mountain Permafrost Areas (Principal Investigator)
  • RFBR Grant 20-55-71005, 2020-2022: Hydrology, Permafrost and Resilience in Eastern Russian Arctic and Subarctic (Principal Investigator)
  • RFBR Grant 20-05-00670, 2020-2022: Suprapermafrost subaerial taliks in continuous permafrost, Central Yakutia (Co-Investigator)
  • SB RAS Basic Research Project, 2021-2025: Groundwater in Permafrost: Origins, Regime, Interactions with Surface Water and Permafrost, and Resource Development (Participant)
  • Russian Science Foundation Project 19-77-00055, 2019-2020: Winter Streamflow in Continuous Permafrost of the Lena River Basin (Principal Investigator)
  • RFBR Project 18-45-140065, 2018-2020: Evaluation of Groundwater Discharge to the Lena River Using Tritium and Hydrological Modeling (Co-Investigator)
  • RFBR Project 17-05-01287_а, 2017-2019: Formation and Evolution of Small River Channels on the Plains in the Permafrost Zone (Co-Investigator)
  • RFBR Project 17-05-00217, 2017-2019: Mechanisms of Interaction between Surface Water and Groundwater in the Small River Basins Underlain by Permafrost Based on Tracer Research Methods (Co-Investigator)
  • RFBR Project 17-05-00926, 2017–2019: Water-bearing Taliks in Continuous Permafrost under Changing Climate, Central Yakutia: Distribution, Hydrogeological Regime and Contribution to Streamflow Generation (Co-Investigator)
  • Pavel Melnikov Grant for Early Career Permafrost Researchers, 2017: Evolution of Subaerial Water-Bearing Taliks in Continuous Permafrost of Central Yakutia in a Changing Climate


  • 2020, Lecturer, St-Petersburg State University. Course taught: Periglacial Environment

Honours and Awards

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