Anatoly Nikolaev

Anatoly Nikolaev

Doctor of Biological Sciences

off. 315, 58, Belinsky str., Yakutsk, 677027, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Russia

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Education: Higher education
Academic rank: Doctor of Biological Sciences


1994: Graduated with a red diploma from the Faculty of Biology and Geography of Yakutsk State University named after M.K. Ammosov as a teacher of biology and chemistry. 1995-1996: Assistant, Department of Botany of the Faculty of the Biology and Geography of Yakutsk State University.

1996-1999: Graduate student of the Yakutsk State University.

In 1999 he defended his Candinate's Thesis "Climate impact on the spatio-temporal variability of the radial growth of conifers in Northern and Central Yakutia" (03.00.16. Ecology) in Sukachev Institute of Forest SB RAS (Krasnoyarsk)

1996-1999: 0,5 full-time assistant, Department of Botany of the Biology and Geography Department of Yakutsk State University.

1999-2001: Researcher in the team of the Institute of Biological Problems of Cryolithozone of the Siberian Branch RAS.

2001-2011: Senior Researcher of the Permafrost Institute P.I. Melnikov SB RAS.

2011-2013: Dean of the Faculty of Biology and Geography, NEFU.

In 2011 he defended his doctoral thesis "Dendrochronological analysis of natural processes in the permafrost zone (by the example of Central Yakutia)" (03.02.08 - Ecology.)

Since 2013 - Director of the Institute of Natural Sciences NEFU.

Since 2012 - Environment Council Chairman under the Ministry of Environment Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)


In 2016, the Certificate of Merit from the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation

In 2013, Honorary Mention of NEFU Rector.

In 2013, the Certificate of Merit from the Trade Union Committee of Trade Unions of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)

In 2013. Certificate of Merit from the Ministry of Nature Protection of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) with a sign

The sphere of scientific interests:

Dendrochronology, dendroclimatology, dendroecology, permafrost forest science.

Scientific grants:

Grant RFBR 06-05-96117-р_восток_а "Spatio-temporal analysis of the development of permafrost landscapes in Central Yakutia by methods of dendrochronology" (2006-2008), leader;

Grant RFBR 06-05-91563 "Study of the impact of large forest fires in the boreal forests on the carbon cycle" (2006-2007), performer;

Grant RFBR 07-04-00293-а "Formation of tree rings on permafrost soils under conditions of changing climate" (2007-2009), performer;

Grant RFBR 12-04-06815-mob_g "2nd International Summer School-Expedition "Ecological-resource and molecular genetic monitoring of biological resources of the North" (2012-2012), leader;

Grant RFBR12-06-98504-р_восток_а "Natural disasters in the XVII-XIX centuries in Yakutia (according to dendrochronology and historical sources) "(2012-1014), performer.

Participation in symposia and conferences:

- at international conferences, symposia and seminars: "The role of permafrost ecosystems in global climate change" (Yakutsk, 2001, 2003, 2006); "Tree Rings and People.International Conference on the Future of Dendrochronology" (Davos, Switzerland, 2001); "VIII International Conference on Permafrost" (Zurich, Switzerland, 2003); "World Climate Change Conference WCCC-2003" (Moscow, 2003); "Permafrost soils: diversity, ecology and protection", dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Zolnikov (Yakutsk, 2004); "Theory and practice of assessment of the state of the earth cryosphere and the forecast of its changes" (Tyumen, 2006); "Climate change and their impact on boreal and temperate forests" (Ekaterinburg, 2006); The 7th International Conference on Dendrochronology. (Beijing, China, 2006); "Cryogenic Resources of Polar Regions" (Salekhard, 2007); "Second Asian Symposium on CliC" (Lanzhou, China, 2007); "Cryogenic resources of polar and mountain regions. The state and the prospects of engineering permafrost "(Tyumen, 2008); "Resource economy, climate change and environment management" (Krasnoyarsk, 2009); "The Variety of Permafrost and Seasonally Freezing Soils and Their Role in Ecosystems" (Ulan-Ude, 2009); "Problems of Botany of Southern Siberia and Mongolia" (Barnaul, 2009, 2010); "The 9th International Symposium on Cold Regions Development" (Yakutsk, 2010); International Winter Course "Workshop on CO2 / H2O / Energy Cycles in Eastern Siberia" March 5-13, 2012 (Hokkaido, Japan), International Seminar on the problems of the environment evolution in the Arctic zone of Siberia (preparation of a program of joint international scientific research using the NIS "Samoilovsky Island" ) May 11-13, 2012 (Novosibirsk); I-st international conference on the Northern Forum project "Specially Protected Natural Areas development", September 18-20, 2012 (Yakutsk); International Scientific and Practical Conference "Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation: North-East Vector of Development" November 28-29, 2012 St. Petersburg; Meeting of the working group of the Arctic Council for the Conservation of the Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) February 10-14, 2013 (Yakutsk); International conference "Global warming and human-nature relations in Siberia: Social adaptation to changes in terrestrial ecosystems, with an emphasis on the aquatic environment" October 8-10, 2013 (Yakutsk).

- at All-Russian conferences, symposia and seminars: "Plant response to global and regional environment changes" (Irkutsk, 2000); «Dendrochronology: Achievements and prospects "(Krasnoyarsk, 2003)," Structural and functional organization and dynamics of forests "(Krasnoyarsk, 2004)," New methods in dendroecology "(Irkutsk, 2007)," Dendroecology and forest science "(Krasnoyarsk, 2007)," XIV All-Russian Glaciological Symposium "(Irkutsk, 2008)," Fires in Siberia Forest Ecosystems"(Krasnoyarsk, 2008)," The Problem and the Strategy for Conservation of Flora Biodiversity in North Asia "(Novosibirsk, 2009),"Ecological and Geographic Aspects of the Forest Formation Proces "(Krasnoyarsk , 2009); All-Russian dendrochronology Conference on "Rusdendro-2011" October 4-7, 2011 (Ekaterinburg) All-Russian Scientific and Practical Conference (with international participation) "Contemporary Challenges of Permafrost Soil Science and Applied Ecology of the North" March 29-30, 2012 (Yakutsk); All-Russian conference with international participation "Biological problems of cryolithozone", marking the 60th anniversary of the Institute's foundation, July 30 - August 5, 2012 in Yakutsk, the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia); I-st All-Russian Scientific and Practical Conference "Restoration of Technogenic Ecosystems of the North", September 11-15, 2012 (Yakutsk); All-Russian Scientific and Practical Conference "Geographical studies of Yakutia: History, modernity and prospects" dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Formation of the Yakut department of the Imperial Russian Geographical Society, August 21-23, 2013 (Yakutsk).

Scientific and social activities:

Member of the Russian Botanical Society.

Chairman of the Public Environmental Council under the Ministry of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)