The 2ndINTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE and Young Scientists Meeting


    Paleolimnology of Northern Eurasia


The 2nd circular

Yakutsk, Russia

August 22-27, 2016

The 2nd International Conference

and Young Scientists Meeting


Paleolimnology of Northern Eurasia


Organized by:

Ammosov North-Eastern Federal University

Northern Water Problems Institute, Karelian Research Center, Russian Academy

of Sciences

Russian Geographical Society, Paleolimnological Commission, Russia

Russian Foundation for Basic Research, Russia


Organizing committee:

Anatoliy Nikolaev, Lyudmila Pestryakova, Mikhail Cherosov, Vladlen Kugunurov, Ruslan Gorodnichev, Lena Ushnitskaya, Ivan Yadrikhinskiy, Dmitry Subetto


Scientific committee:

Dmitriy Subetto (Northern Water Problems Institute, Karelian Research Center, Russian Academy

of Sciences, Petrozavodsk, Russia)

Larisa Frolova (Kazan (Volga region) Federal University, Kazan, Russia)

Danis Nurgaliev (Kazan (Volga region) Federal University, Kazan, Russia)

Bernhard Diekmann (Alfred Wegener Institute – Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research, Potsdam, Germany)

Ulrike Herzschuh (Alfred Wegener Institute – Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research, Potsdam, Germany)

Larisa Nazarova (Potsdam University, Potsdam, Germany)

Vladislav Kuznesov (Saint-Petersburg State University, Saint-Petersburg, Russia)

Evgeny Nesterov (Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, Saint-Petersburg, Russia)

Mikhail Grigoryev (Permafrost Institute SB RAS, Yakutsk, Russia)

Olga Solomina (Institute of Geography, RAS, Moscow, Russia)

Tatyana Sapelko (Institute of Limnology, Saint-Petersburg, Russia)

Grigory Fedorov (Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute,Saint-Petersburg, Russia)

Oleg Timoshkin (Limnological Institute SB RAS, Irkutsk, Russia)

Martinn Melles (Cologne University, Cologne, Germany)

Boris Vlasov (Belarusian State University, Minsk, Republic of Belarus)

Piotr Kittel (University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland)

Nadezhda Razhigaeva (Pacific Institute of Geography FEB RAS, Vladivostok, Russia)

of Sciences, Petrozavodsk, Russia)

Heikki Seppa (Helsinki University, Helsinki, Finland)

Alexander Lisitsyn (Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS, Moscow, Russia)

Tiit Hang (Tartu University, Tartu, Estonia)

Elena Bezrukova (Institute of Geochemistry, Siberian Branch of RAS, Irkutsk, Russia)

Tatyana Moiseenko (Vernadsky Institute of geochemistry and analytical chemistry of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia)


- to bring together scientists working in the area of Northern Eurasian paleolimnology;

- to exchange paleolimnological knowledge;

- to discuss the latest paleolimnological and paleoecological data;

- to look for new possibilities of cooperation.

Paleolimnology of Northern Eurasia


Main scientific topics

1. International and Russian experience and results of paleolimnological research.

2. Modern theoretical and methodological grounds and long-term goals of paleolimnological research.

3. Modern technologies and experience of their application in paleolimnology and paleogeography.

4. Issues of the organization of interdisciplinary paleogeographicaland paleolimnological research.

5. Paleogeographical and paleolimnological research in the Arctic and permafrost zone.


Important deadlines

Abstract submission deadline – April 5, 2016

Notification of acceptance – May 5, 2016

Registration payment deadline – July 1, 2016


Online registration


Invitations and visas

The Organizing Committee can prepare and send:

·     the invitation letter for the Russian participants (mark at the registration form);

·     the invitation letter for visa support for foreign participants (mark at the registration form).


Oral and poster presentations

The languages of the conference are Russian and English.

The conference program suggests oral and poster presentations.

·     oral presentation duration: 15 minutes; discussion duration: 5 minutes (computers and multimedia projectors will be available);

·     poster presentation: format A1 (594 х 841 mm); vertical orientation of sheet.


Cultural program

The Organizing Committee offers to take part in several excursions, including the Lena Pillars – UNESCO World Heritage Site (detailed information will be available in the 3d circular).


Paleolimnology of Northern Eurasia


Preliminary program:

August 20-21, 2016 – Arrival in Yakutsk, accommodation, excursion around Yakutsk

August 22, 2016 – Arrival in Yakutsk, accommodation, registration

Plenary talk and session

August 23, 2016 – Sessions

August 24, 2016 – Young Scientists School and Sessions

August 25, 2016 – Sessions

                            – Conference dinner

August 26, 2016 - Excursions (according with the program)

August 27, 2016 – Departure



Abstracts will be published in a special conference digest. Abstracts have to be up to 3 pages A4 (12 pt, single line spacing) including monochrome images and references (see rules below). Deadline for abstract submission is April 5, 2016.

Please send your abstracts (.doc or .rtf. formats, figures should be as separate .jpg-format files) and applications (registration forms) to e-mail:

Since March 1 you will be able to fill out the registration forms on the site of the conference:


Rules for the abstract submission


                                                     (uppercase, font size 12, Clarendon, centralized)

                                                                                     Authors’ names

                                                                           (font size 12, centralized)


                                                                           (font size 12, centralized)

     A new paragraph begins with 1 cm indent.

Times New Roman 12.

Line spacing 1.0

Margins 2.5 cm.


Application (Registration form)





Vkontakte of Facebook account:

Gender (male/female):

Telephone number:


Status (PhD, student, PhD student etc.):



Postal address (with a postcode):

Form of participation: remote (only publication of the abstract) or

in-person participation (presentation and publication)

Type of the report (oral; poster presentation; in absentia):

Title of the report:

Surnames and names of co-authors:

E-mails of the co-authors:

Book accommodation: Yes or No


Address of the organizing committee: 58 Belinskogo St., Yakutsk, 677000