Pavlova N

Nadezhda Pavlova, Ph.D.

Head, Laboratory of Permafrost Groundwater and Geochemistry

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Web of Science ResearcherID: W-2163-2018
Scopus ID: 57188696296

Tel.: +7-4112-390812

Education and Degrees

  • Ph.D. (Geology and Mineralogy), Melnikov Permafrost Institute, Yakutsk, 2002. Dissertation: Formation and Regime of Anthropogenic Cryopegs in the Tuymaada Valley
  • M.S. Perm’ State University, 1993

Training and Certifications

  • 2020, Advanced training course on ICT in Education, North-Eastern Federal University Yakutsk

Research Interests

  • Hydrogeology of permafrost regions
  • Hydrochemistry of groundwater
  • Icings

Current Projects

  • SB RAS Basic Research Project, 2021-2025: Groundwater in Permafrost: Origins, Regime, Interactions with Surface Water and Permafrost, and Resource Development (Project Co-Director)
  • Contract Project, Southern Verkhoyansk Mining Co., 2020-2021: Characterization of Ground and Surface Waters in the Nezhdaninskoe Field Area (Principal Investigator)
  • Contract Project, Trust Fund of Future Generations in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), 2020-2021: Assessing Alternative Sources for Community Water Supply in the Vilyuy River Basin (Co-Investigator)

Selected Past Projects

  • Contract Project, Institut Giprostroymost St Petersburg AO, 2020: Permafrost Characterization for the Lena River Toll Bridge Project Site Investigation (Co-Principal Investigator)
  • Contract Project, LenAeroProect AO, 2020: Geotechnical and Permafrost Investigations for the Yakutsk Airport Runway-2 Reconstruction Project (Co-Investigator)
  • RFBR Project 17-05-00954, 2017-2019: Structure, Origin and Composition of Stable Isotopes in Intrapermafrost Taliks of the Late Quaternary Sand Dunes, Central Yakutia (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 (Principal 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)
  • RFBR Project 18-45-140065, 2018-2020: Evaluation of Groundwater Discharge to the Lena River Using Tritium and Hydrological Modeling (Co-Investigator)
  • Contract Project, South-Verkoyansk Mining Co., 2019: Aquifer Resource Reassessment at the Nezhdaninsky Autonomous Site (Principal Investigator)
  • Contract Project, Sakha (Yakutia) Department of Housing and Communal Services, 2019: Design of Water Intake Facility and Source Protection Area, Satagay Aquifer (Principal Investigator)
  • RFBR Project 18-45-140012: Geomorphological Mapping and Zonation of Late-Quaternary Periglacial and Eolian Landforms in Central Yakutia Using Satellite Imagery and GIS-Technologies (Co-Investigator)
  • Contract Project with Prognoz AO, 2018: Additional Exploration of the Verticalny Aquifer Area (Resource Reassessment) (Principal Investigator)
  • Contract Project with Prognoz AO, 2018: Design of a Groundwater Intake Facility, Verticalny Aquifer (Principal Investigator)
  • Contract Project with Sakha (Yakutia) Department of Housing and Communal Services, 2017-2018: Geological Exploration of the Well #1-ST Area in Satagai, Amga District, for Groundwater Resource Assessment (Principal Investigator)
  • RFBR Grant 15-45-05050, 2016-2017: Experimental Studies of the Formation and Evolution of Anthropogenic Cryopegs in Urban Areas of the Central Yakutian Permafrost Region (Project Director)
  • Contract Project, 2017: Permafrost and Groundwater Observations in District 203, Yakutsk on Reclaimed Land and Development of Performance Control Measures (Co-Principal Investigator)
  • RFBR Grant 16-35-50151, 2016: Assessing the Small-River Runoff Components in the Central Yakutian Permafrost Region: Shestakovka River Catchment (Project Director)
  • SB RAS Basic Research Project VII.63.2.3, 2010-2016: Geocryological Hazards in the Russian North-East: Landscape and Hydrogeological Relationships (Co-Principal Investigator)
  • SB RAS Basic Research Project VIII.69.2.3, 2013-2016. Multidisciplinary Research on Late Pleistocene and Holocene Evolution of Permafrost Landscapes in East Siberia. Block 2. Understanding the Role of Hydrogeological Factors in the Formation and Dynamics of Permafrost Landscapes (Principal Investigator)
  • Contract Project: Effect of Icings on Flood Stages in the Yana River Basin: Sartang, Dulgallakh and Adycha Rivers (Principal Investigator)
  • RFBR Grant 14-05-07024, 2014: Publication of the Monograph “Hydrogeochemical Investigations of Permafrost in Central Yakutia” (Project Director)
  • Contract with OOO VED, 2011-2012. Hydrogeological Description of the Rivers Draining into the Laptev and East Siberian Seas (Lena, Anabar, Olenek, Alazeya, Yana, and Indigirka) (Project Director)
  • Contract with OOO NVTs Geoteknologia, 2009-2011. Study of Hydraulic Properties of Soils at Test Sites of New Suprapermafrost Drainage Systems for Buildings and Structures in the Republic of Sakha/Yakutia
  • Public Contract with the Republic of Sakha/Yakutia Government no. 958, 2010. Characterization of Permafrost-Related Landforms and Processes in the Lena Pillars Nature Park Nominated for Inscription on the UNESCO’s World Heritage List
  • Public Contract with the Republic of Sakha/Yakutia Government no. 638. Project 1.2.19, 2008-2010. Study of Hydrogeothermal Conditions in the Intrapermafrost Water Recharge Area in the Bestyakh Terrace
  • Public Contract with the Republic of Sakha/Yakutia Government no.584. Project 2.1.16, 2007-2009. Creation of a Digital Hydrogeological Map of Central Yakutia at a Scale of 1:1,000,000, Sheets P-51, 52, 53
  • RFBR Project 06-05-96087 (r_vostok_a), 2006-2008. Understanding the Formation and Dynamics of Saline Taliks in Urban Areas of Central Yakutia

Field Work

  • 2020 – Permafrost and hydrological studies in the proposed Lena River bridge area
  • 2020 – groundwater observations to examine interconnection between mountain rivers and floodplain taliks, Tompo area
  • 2008-present – Field permafrost and groundwater studies in central, eastern and southern Yakutia
  • 2008-2009 – Performance survey of groundwater abstraction structures in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)
  • 2009 – Groundwater studies as part of the environmental research program for the Elkon Mine Project, Aldan District, Yakutia
  • 2000 – Permafrost and groundwater studies along the proposed access road area, Elga Coal Mine Project, Yakutia

Professional Association Memberships and Committee Activity

  • Member, Russian Society of Subsoil Use Experts
  • Member, Russian Union of Hydrogeologists (ROSGIDROGEO)
  • Member, Scientific Council, Melnikov Permafrost Institute
  • Member, Dissertation Council D.003.025.01 (qualification standard 25.00.08 – engineering geology, geocryology and geotechnical engineering)

Teaching and Supervising Activities

  • Associate Professor, Department of Geocryology, North-Eastern Federal University. Course: Groundwater exploration
  • Supervisor for a Ph.D. candidate (V. Ogonerov)
  • Member of Examination Committee on Earth Sciences, MPI Post-Graduate Program
  • Graduate theses supervision (2020 - 2 students)
  • Middle and high school student project supervision for the Step into the Future Science Fair