Grigory B. Fedorov

Teaching courses

  • Quaternary Geology
  • Palaeogeography and Deposition Sequence Analysis
  • Paleolimnology
  • Basic Geocryology
  • Palaeoclimatology
  • Special Educational Practice in Quaternary geology
  • Introduction into Periglacial Quaternary Geology
  • Paleoclimatology and Basic Paleolimnology of Polar Regions
  • Permafrost: Definitions, Properties and Development
  • Methods in marine geoscience
  • Topical Issues of Geomorphology and Paleogeography
  • Pleistocene Paleogeography of the Northern Hemisphere Glaciated Areas
  • Quaternary Paleoclimatology
  • Geomorphology and Evolutionary Geography


Associated professor, Department of Geomorphology


Phone: (812) 323-13-05

Education, scientific degrees and titles

  • 1996, geography, geomorphology, ecology, St. Petersburg State University, department of geomorphology
  • 2003, PhD in georraphy, topic of thesis: “Evolution of lacustrine geosystems on Taymyr Peninsula”

Research IDs

Research interests

Quaternary period, paleogeography, paleoclimate, paleolimnology, lacustrine sedimentation, Arctic

Key publications

  1. Fedorov, G., Nolan, M., Brigham-Grette, J., Bolshiyanov, D., Schwamborn, G., and Juschus, O.: Preliminary estimation of Lake El'gygytgyn water balance and sediment income, Clim. Past, 9, 1455-1465, doi:10.5194/cp-9-1455-2013, 2013.
  2. Wennrich, V., Andreev, A.A., Tarasov, P.E., Fedorov, G., Zhao, W, Gebhardt, C.A., Meyer-Jacob, C., Snyder, J.A., Nowaczyk, N.R., Schwamborn, Georg, Chapligin, B., Anderson, P.M., Lozhkin, A.V., Minyuk, P.S., Koeberl, Ch., Melles, M. Impact processes, permafrost dynamics, and climate and environmental variability in the terrestrial Arctic as inferred fromthe unique 3.6 Myr record of Lake El'gygytgyn, Far East Russia - A review, Quaternary Science Reviews (2016), Volume 147, 1 September 2016, Pages 221–244,
  3. Melles, M., Svendsen, J. I., Fedorov, G. &Wagner, B. 2019 (April): Northern Eurasian lakes – late Quaternary glaciation and climate history – introduction. Boreas, Vol. 48, pp. 269–272.
  4. Fedorov, G., Andreev, A. A., Raschke, E., Wennrich, V., Schwamborn, G., Glushkova, O.Y., Juschus, O., Zander, A.& Melles, M. 2019 (April): Middle to Late Pleistocene lake-level fluctuations of Lake El’gygytgyn, far-east Russian Arctic. Boreas, Vol. 48, pp. 516–533.
  5. Gromig, R., Wagner, B., Wennrich, V., Fedorov, G., Savelieva, L., Lebas, E., Krastel, S., Brill, D., Andreev, A., Subetto, D. & Melles, M. 2019 (April): Deglaciation history of Lake Ladoga (northwestern Russia) based on varved sediments. Boreas, Vol. 48, pp. 330–348.
  6. Wang, Y., Pedersen, M.W., Alsos, I.G., De Sanctis B., Racimo F., Prohaska A., Coissac E., Owens H.L., Merkel M.K.F, Fernandez-Guerra A., Rouillard A., Lammers Y., Alberti A., Denoeud F., Money D., Ruter A.H., McColl H., Larsen N.K., Cherezova A.A., Edwards M.E., Fedorov G.B., Haile J., Orlando L., Vinner L., Korneliussen T.S., Beilman D.W., Bjork A.A., Cao J., Dockter C., Esdale J., Gusarova G., Kjeldsen K.K., Mangerud J., Rasic J.T., Skadhauge B., Svendsen J.-I., Tikhonov A., Wincker P., Xing Y., Zhang Y., Froese D.G., Rahbek C., Nogues D.B., Holden P.B., Edwards N.R., Durbin R., Meltzer D.J., Kjaer K.H., Moller P. & Willerslev E. Late Quaternary dynamics of Arctic biota from ancient environmental genomics. Nature (2021).

The Head of Current Research Fundings

  • 2022-2024, within the “Bilateral Agreement in the field of Polar and Marine Research between the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation and German Ministry for Education and Research”, project «ICELESS (Impact of climatic and environmental changes on Arctic lake ecosystem services) », from German side the project leaded by prof. Bernd Wagner and prof. Martin Melles (University of Cologne).

Other professional activities

  • Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, Senior researcher
  • Member of International Association of Geomorphologists
  • Member of International Paleolimnology Association
  • Member of EGU
  • Member of AGU

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