Inokenty Ugarov2


Inokenty Ugarov, Ph.D.

Senior Research Scientist, Laboratory of Permafrost Landscapes


Tel.: (4112) 390-842




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Educational Background

  • M.S. (Geography), Yakutsk State University, 1967
  • Ph.D. (Geography), Permafrost Institute, 2001. Dissertation: Soil Hydrothermal Regime in Agricultural Lands of Central Yakutia


Research Interests

  • Regional and agricultural geocryology, permafrost geoecology
  • Land reclamation in permafrost regions, effect of reclamation activities on the surface energy balance
  • Reclamation of abandoned arable lands
  • Permafrost hydrothermal regimes under different irrigation practices
  • Control and prediction of soil hydrothermal regimes
  • Formation of thermokarst and other cryogenic landforms in agricultural lands on ice-rich permafrost
  • Soil hydrothermal regimes in permafrost areas in relation to climate change and anthropogenic influence
  • Radiation balance in different landscape types of Central Yakutia



  • Doctor of Science, Honoris Causa, InternationalAcademy of Natural History
  • Member, EuropeanAcademy of Natural History
  • Member, Northern ForumAcademy
  • Professor, RussianAcademy of Natural History


Recent Field Work

  • 1989-2011 – monitoring studies on interannual variability of seasonal thaw depth, active-layer moisture content and surface processes in agricultural lands on permafrost, Central Yakutia


Teaching Involvement

Dr. Ugarov has supervised 12 students completing specialist’s degree programs at the YakutskStateUniversity, Department of Geography and Department of Hydrogeology.