Vladimir Mikhailov

Vladimir Mikhailov


Vladimir Mikhailov, D.Sc.

Leading Research Scientist, North-Eastern Permafrost Station


Tel.: 4132-655261

Email: vmmikhailov@gmail.com 


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Educational Background

  • M.S. (Oceanology), Leningrad State University, 1973
  • Ph.D. (Geography), Permafrost Institute SB RAS, 1993. Dissertation: Relationship of the Thermal Regime between River Taliks and Open Streams
  • D.Sc. (Geography), Permafrost Institute SB RAS, 2005. Dissertation: Floodplain Taliks in the Russian North-East


Research Interests

  • Permafrost and hydrogeology - heat and mass transfer in river valleys
  • Geomorphology - morphodynamics of mountain rivers in relation to geological and tectonic factors; effects on permafrost and hydrogeology in river valley



  • Member, Dissertation Council D 003.025.0


Field Work

Field work research experience in the Arctic regions of north-eastern Russia (Magadan Province, Yakutia) – observations of permafrost conditions, cryogenic processes, hydrology, surface heat balance, thermal regime, river water balance, taliks, thermal conditions in dam embankments and foundations.


Teaching Involvement

2002-2003 – Ph.D. research supervisor (Tatyana Bantsekina)



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(Sergey Serikov, Yuri Murzin, Leonid Gagarin, Mikhail Grigoriev, Alexander Fedorov, Sergey Gulyi, Ivan Vakhrin, Andrey Litovko, Stepan Varlamov and others).

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