KarRC RAS structure

Laboratory of Geography and Hydrology

Head: Cand. (PhD) of Geography Толстиков, А.В.

Major research trends

  • Water resource potential of the region, scientific basis on sustainable management of water resources.
  • Analysis of complex use and conservation of water resources under changing socio-economical conditions and increasing anthropogenic impact on water bodies and their catchments.
  • Research of vapor exchange in forest and swamp ecosystems under the impact of climatic and anthropogenic factors.
  • Satellite monitoring of water bodies in Karelia to estimate their water quality and state of catchment areas.
  • Implementation of GIS of different types for estimating the ecological state of seas, lake and river systems in Karelia.
  • New technologies to develop thematic atlases and maps of natural resources in Republic of Karelia.
  • Analysis of the climate change and its effect on water systems.
  • Staff

    Research Associate, Cand. (PhD) of Techn.
    Junior Research Associate
    Chief Researcher, in the Karelian Research Centre of the RAS, Chief Researcher in the Analytical expert group, Dr. of Geography, RAS Corr. Fellow, Professor
    Senior Research Associate
    Chief Hydrologist
    Senior Research Associate, in the Northern Water Problems Institute, Cand. (PhD) of Geography
    Карпечко, В.А.
    Chief Hydrologist
    Коваленко, Василий Николаевич
    Chief Hydrologist
    Матвеев, С.Л.
    Chief Hydrologist