Pavlova N


Nadezhda Pavlova, Ph.D.

Head, Laboratory of Permafrost Groundwater and Geochemistry




Tel.: (4112) 390-812, 334-875



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Educational Background

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


Research Interests

  • Hydrogeology of permafrost regions
  • Hydrochemistry of permafrost environments



  • Member, Russian Society of Subsoil Use Experts (OERN)
  • Member, ROSGIDROGEO Russian Union of Hydrogeologists
  • Secretary, Dissertation Council D 003.025.01


Field Work

  • 2008-present – Field permafrost and groundwater studies on the Bestyakh terrace of the Lena River
  • 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


Teaching Involvement

Dr. Pavlova teaches courses, Groundwater Exploration, Hydrogeology of Permafrost Regions, and Regional Hydrogeology, at the North-Eastern Federal University, Department of Geocryology. She is currently supervising one PhD student (Marina Danzanova).



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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