Marina Danzanova     

Marina Danzanova, Ph.D.

Research Scientist
Laboratory of Permafrost Groundwater and Geochemistry

MPI Graduate Study Program Manager

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Web of Science ResearcherID: AAC-8680-2019
Scopus ID: 57206722815

Tel.: +7-4112-390812


  • Ph.D. (Geology & Mineralogy), Melnikov Permafrost Institute, Yakutsk, 2016. Dissertation: The Formation and Regime of Supra- and Intrapermafrost waters in Urban Areas: A Case Study of Yakutsk
  • M.S. (Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology), Yakutsk State University, 2009

Research Interests

  • Hydrogeological conditions in low terraces of the Middle Lena River
  • Human-induced changes in hydrogeology of the Yakutsk area and Tuymaada valley
  • Distribution and regime of anthropogenic cryopegs

Current and Recent Projects

  • SB RAS Basic Research Project, 2021-2025: Groundwater in Permafrost: Origins, Regime, Interactions with Surface Water and Permafrost, and Resource Development (Participant)
  • Contract Project, LenAeroProect AO, 2020: Geotechnical and Permafrost Investigations for the Yakutsk Airport Runway-2 Reconstruction Project (Co-Investigator)
  • RFBR Project 18-45-140029, 2018-2020: Hydrogeology and Thermal Regime of Permafrost in Central Yakutia – Study of Relationships and Temporal Variations in the Holocene and Under Various Climate Scenarios (Co-Investigator)
  • 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 2. Understanding the Interaction between Surface and Ground Water in the Formation and Dynamics of Permafrost Landscapes (Co-Investigator)
  • Contract Project, Sakhatelecom Co. (Yakutsk), 2019: Identifying Potential Thermokarst Areas along the Proposed Fiber Optic Cable Line from Mirny to Suntar to Vilyuisk (Participant)
  • Contract Project, Sakha (Yakutia) Department of Housing and Communal Services, 2019: Design of Water Intake Facility and Source Protection Area, Satagay Aquifer (Co-Investigator)
  • Contract Project, RDR Group, 2019: Drilling of a Groundwater Observation Wells and Fabrication and Installation of 3-m Filter Pipes in District 203, Yakutsk
  • Contract Project, Giprosvyaz PAO, Sakhatelecom (Yakutsk), 2019: Guidelines for Selecting Burial Depth of Fiber Optic Cables with Permissible Crush (0.4 kN/cm2 to 7 kN/cm2) and Tensile (7 kN/cm2 to 40 kN/cm2) Loads in the Active Layer of Permafrost in Amga, Mege-Khangalas, Ust-Aldan, Khangalas, Churapcha, Tatta and Olekminsk Districts, Sakha (Yakutia) (Participant)

Field Work

  • 2010-present – Studies of the hydrologic and thermal conditions in the intrapermafrost water recharge area on the Bestyakh Terrace, Middle Lena River