Elena V. Shalina

Teaching courses

  • Ocean research from space
  • Satellite methods for diagnosing the state of the marine environment and identifying areas of increased biological and commercial productivity


Associate professor, Department of Oceanology

E-mail: e.shalina@spbu.ru

Phone: (812) 328-97-09

Education, scientific degrees and titles

  • 1979, (atmospheric physics). Leningrad State University, atmospheric physics department
  • 1992, Ph.D. Methods of satellite data processing to control environmental parameters

Research IDs

Research interests

Sea ice in the Arctic, remote sensing, climate change

Key publications

  1. Johannessen O.M., Shalina E.V., Miles M.W. 1999. Satellite evidence for an Arctic sea ice cover in transformation. Science, Vol.286, p.1937-1939.
  2. Bobylev L.P., Johannessen O.M., Shalina E.V., Alexandrov V.Y., Sandven S. 2011. Changes of Arctic sea ice cover in the end of 20th – beginning of 21st Centuries from satellite remote sensing data and other types of measurements. In: Oceanography and Sea Ice. Moscow, Paulsen, pp. 338-356, (in Russian)
  3. Shalina E.V. 2015. Ice retreat in the Russian Arctic seas and assessment of the availability of the Northern Sea Route from satellite passive microwave observations. Izvestiya, Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics, Vol. 51, No. 9, pp. 903–913. DOI: 10.1134/S0001433815090170.
  4. Shalina, E. V. and Sandven, S.: Snow depth on Arctic sea ice from historical in situ data, The Cryosphere. 2018. Т. 12. № 6. С. 1867-1886. DOI: 10.5194/tc-12-1867-2018

Other professional activities

  • Scientific Foundation "Nansen International Environmental and Remote Sensing Centre - NIERSC"

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