Sergey Razumov, D.Sc.

Principal Research Scientist, Laboratory of General Geocryology

 Email: razum55@mail.ru



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Educational Background

  • M.S. (Oceanology), Leningrad Hydrometeorological Institute, Leningrad, 1982
  • Ph.D. (Geography), Permafrost Institute, 1996. Dissertation: Dynamics of Thermoabrasional Seacoasts in Relation to Climate and Permafrost Conditions (with Reference to the Kolyma Bay, East Siberian Sea)
  • D.Sc. (Geography), Melnikov Permafrost Institute, 2007. Dissertation: Modeling and Predicting the Dynamics of Ice-Rich Coasts of the Eastern Russian Arctic Seas


Research Interests

  • Arctic coastal dynamics
  • Geomorphology
  • Permafrost



  • Member, Dissertation Council D 003.025.01
  • Member, MPI Scientific Council


Field Work

  • 2006 – Tuymaada valley, Central Yakutia – field studies of permafrost-related geological processes for impact assessment of a proposed railroad
  • 1999-2002 – Laptev and East Siberian seas, Russian-German expeditions
  • 1994-1998 – Upper Kolyma River, field studies of permafrost and related processes
  • 1990-1993 – Krestovsky Cape and Kolyma River Delta, East Siberian Sea coast, field studies of permafrost and related processes
  • 1989 – Geophysical surveys in Tiksi area, Laptev Sea coast


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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