Zabolotnik SI      

Stanislav Zabolotnik, Ph.D.

Leading Research Scientist, Laboratory of General Geocryology

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Tel.: 7-4112-390857

and Degrees

  • Ph.D. (Geology and Mineralogy), Research Institute for Engineering Site Investigations, USSR State Committee for Construction, Moscow, 1973. Dissertation: Seasonal Ground Freezing and Thawing in the Mongolian People’s Republic
  • M.S. (Geocryology), Lomonosov Moscow State University, 1960

Research Interests

  • Seasonal ground freezing and thawing in Siberia and Mongolia
  • Permafrost thermal regime

and Recent Projects

  • Contract Project, Yakutskenergo PAO, 2019-2021: Observations of Foundation Settlement and Ground Temperature Regime at the Yakutsk CHP Plant in 2019, 2020 and 2021
  • SB RAS Basic Research Project, 2021-2025: Structure of Continental Permafrost and Key Stages of Its Evolution during the Neopleistocene and Holocene (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 4.1.1. Permafrost Conditions in the Northwestern Part of the Central Siberian Plateau (Principal Investigator) and Element 4.1.2. Thermal Effect of the Yakutsk CHP Buildings on the Underlying Permafrost (Principal Investigator)
  • Contract Project, Yakutskenergo OAO: Annual Cycle Observations of Ground Temperature and Foundation Settlement at the Yakutsk Co-Generation Plant (Principal Investigator)
  • 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)

Memberships and Committee Activity

  • Chair, MPI Conciliation Committee
  • Member, MPI Scientific Council
  • Member, MPI Rating Commission
  • Editorial Board Member, Nauka I Tekhnika v Yakutii [Science and Technology in Yakutia]

Field Work

Investigations of seasonal freezing and thawing and the permafrost thermal regime in:

  • Mongolia (Khangay Mountains, Darkhad and Khovsogol Depression), 1986–1987
  • The Zone of the Baikal-Amur Railway, 1975-1983
  • Mongolian People¢s Republic (country wide), 1968-1971
  • Udokan Expedition, 1962-1965
  • Vilyui Expedition, 1961

Teaching Involvement

  • Dr. Zabolotnik was a research advisor to D. Tumurbaatar, Institute of Geography and Geocryology, Mongolian Academy of Sciences, and P. Zabolotnik (MPI), who successfully completed their PhD degrees in 1990 and 2018, respectively.

Honours and Awards

  • 2018 – Presidium of the RAS Siberian Branch Commendation
  • 2018 – Lenin Komsomol Centennial Order of Honour
  • 2017 – Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences Commendation
  • 2017 – Yakutia with Russia 385 Years Commemoration Badge