Zabolotnik Stanislav


Stanislav Zabolotnik, Ph.D.

Leading Research Scientist, Laboratory of General Geocryology


Tel.: (4112) 390-857




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Educational Background

  • M.S. (Geocryology), Lomonosov Moscow State University, 1960
  • Ph.D. (Geology and Mineralogy), Research Institute for Engineering Site Investigations, USSR State Committee for Construction, Moscow, 1973. Dissertation: Seasonal Ground Freezing and Thawing in the Mongolian People’s Republic


Research Interests

  • Seasonal ground freezing and thawing in Siberia and Mongolia
  • Permafrost thermal regime



  • 1973 to present– Member, MPI Scientific Council
  • 2002 to present – Member, International Informatization Agency


Field Work

Investigations of seasonal freezing and thawing and the permafrost thermal regime in:

  • Mongolia (Khangay Mountains, Darkhad and Khovsogol Depression), 1986–1987
  • The Zone of the Baikal-Amur Railway, 1975-1983
  • Mongolian People's Republic (country wide), 1968-1971
  • Udokan Expedition, 1962-1965
  • Vilyui Expedition, 1961


Teaching Involvement

Dr. Zabolotnik was a research advisor to D. Tumurbaatar, Institute of Geography and Geocryology, Mongolian Academy of Sciences, who successfully completed his PhD degree in 1990.