Leonid Neradovskii, D.Sc.

Senior Research Scientist, Laboratory of Permafrost Engineering


Tel.: (4112) 390814




Projects2 Publications2


Educational Background

  • M.S., Irkutsk Polytechnic Institute, 1973
  • Ph.D. (Engineering), Melnikov Permafrost Institute, 2006. Dissertation: Study of the State and Properties of Permafrost and Cryopegs by Ground-Penetrating Radar
  • D.Sc. (Eng.), Melnikov Permafrost Institute, 2016. Dissertation: Methodological Bases for Electromagnetic Sounding of Frozen Ground within the Layer of Annual Temperature Variations


Research Interests

  • Petrophysics of permafrost materials


Field Work

  • 2012-present – geophysical surveys along the roads and railroads in central and southern Yakutia
  • 2011 – Berkakit-Tommot-Kerdem Railroad Corridor, electromagnetic induction measurements
  • 2009-2010 – geophysical surveys in the Yakutsk area to estimate the thermal state of frozen foundation soils
  • 2007-2008 – GPR surveys in Mirny and Chernyshevsky, western Yakutia to study the thermal state of permafrost foundation materials for urban infrastructure
  • 2007 – geophysical surveys of permafrost conditions in the Kyuchus gold deposit
  • 2006 – Tommot-Yakutsk Railroad, KP 698.8-699.3 and KP701.8-702.6 – geophysical mapping of ice wedges and soil/bedrock interfaces
  • 2006 – geophysical mapping of biogenic taliks in livestock farming areas, Malaya Markha
  • 2005-2006 – geophysical studies of permafrost and ground ice bodies along the proposed Tommot-Kerdem railroad corridor



Unless stated otherwise, all photographs on this website are by the Melnikov Permafrost Institute staff members
(Sergey Serikov, Yuri Murzin, Leonid Gagarin, Mikhail Grigoriev, Alexander Fedorov, Sergey Gulyi, Ivan Vakhrin, Andrey Litovko, Stepan Varlamov and others).

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