Syromyatnikov Igor

Igor Syromyatnikov, Ph.D.

Research Scientist, Laboratory of General Geocryology

Chair, MPI Trade Union Committee

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Tel.: 7-4112-390815

Education and Degrees

  • Ph.D. (Geology & Mineralogy), Melnikov Permafrost Institute, 2017. Dissertation: Structure and Temperature of Permafrost Foundations in Urban Landscapes
  • M.S. (Groundwater Engineering), Yakutsk State University, 2000

Research Interests

  • Regional permafrost studies
  • Cryolithology
  • Geothermics

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)
  • Public Contract OK 2154, Sakha (Yakutia) Public Roads Administration, 2020-2021: Establishment of an Experimental Test Site Network on Regional Roads in the Sakha (Yakutia) Permafrost Zone for Embankment Stability Research (Co-Investigator)
  • 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 4.1.3. Valley Complexes in the Anabar-Olenek Tableland (Co-Investigator)
  • Lena River Floating University, Russian Geographical Society, 2018
  • Second Yakutia Expedition (MPI), 2017: Comprehensive Investigation and Mapping of the State of Permafrost in Yakutia for Elaborating Scientific Guidelines and Technologies for Socio-Economic Development (Participant)
  • SB RAS Core Project VIII.77.2.1, 2013-2016. Mountain Glaciations and Permafrost in Continental Areas of Central and Northeastern Asia. Response of Glacial and Periglacial Features to Recent Changes in Climate (Participant)

Field Work

  • 2020 Batagai megaslump (drilling 3 boreholes 180 m in total, core sampling and instrumentation for thermal monitoring)
  • 2020 Field investigations to examine the behavior of roadway foundations, Nam, Amga and Khangalas area, central Yakutia
  • 2019 Batagai megaslump (field examination of exposed sediments and sampling of sediments and ground ice)
  • 2019 Permafrost and terrain investigations in Olekminsk and Amga (drilling, sampling, ground-based and UAV landscape surveys)
  • 2018 Field permafrost and terrain observations along the Khandyga to Dzebariki Khaya Power Transmission Line (drilling and sampling, borehole instrumentation, landscape and yedoma description)
  • 2018 Drilling and core sampling of the Quaternary sequence (100 m) in the Lena and Tanda Rivers interfluve
  • 2018 Lena River Floating University (permafrost thermal measurements, ground-based and UAV surveys of terrain conditions, sediment and surface/ground water sampling)
  • 2016-present – thermal monitoring in the City of Yakutsk and Ust-Aldan District
  • 2018 – Lena River Floating University expedition
  • 2018 –Khandyga to Gebariki Khaya Power Transmission Line in Tompo District
  • 2015 – Olekminsk, southern Yakutia
  • 2011-2014 – Bolshaya Kuonamka River, Yana River basin, northeastern Yakutia
  • 2008-2009 – Alazeya River basin
  • 2007 – Udachny Diamond Mine area, western Yakutia
  • 2007 – Talakhtakh Creek, Anabar River basin
  • 2005-2006 – Pokrovsk, Tommot-Kerden Railroad corridor, central and southern Yakutia
  • 2002-2004 – Verkhoyansk Mountains, joint Russian-German expedition
  • 2001 – Taatta River, central Yakutia
  • 1998-1999 – Lena Delta and New Siberian Islands, joint Russian-German expedition

Honours and Awards

  • 2020 Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences Commendation
  • 2014 Presidium of the SB RAS Yakutia Research Centre Letter of Appreciation