Alexey A. Ekaykin

Teaching courses

  • Isotopic Method in Glaciology and Paleogeography
  • Paleoglaciology (since 2022/23)

Position

Associate professor, Department of Physical Geography & Landscape Design

E-mail: a.ekajkin@spbu.ru

Phone: (812) 337-31-62

Education, scientific degrees and titles

  • Diplôme de Docteur de l' Université Joseph Fourier, 2004 (University Grenoble 1, Grenoble, France)
  • Diploma of PhD in Geography, 2003 (Saint Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia)
  • Master degree in Geography, 1998 (Saint Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia)
  • Bachelor degree in Physical Geography, 1996 (Saint Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia)

Research IDs


Research interests

Glaciology, stable water isotope geochemistry, Antarctic snow mass balance, paleogeography, ice cores, subglacial lake Vostok


Key publications

  1. Casado, M., Landais, A., Picard, G., Münch, T., Laepple, T., Stenni, B., Dreossi, G., Ekaykin, A., Arnaud, L., Genthon, C., Touzeau, A., Masson-Delmotte, V., Jouzel, J. Archival processes of the water stable isotope signal in East Antarctic ice cores (2018) Cryosphere, 12 (5), pp. 1745-1766. DOI: 10.5194/tc-12-1745-2018 (SJR 2019 2.35 Q1)
  2. Demidov V., Wetterich S., Demidov N., Schirrmeister L., Verkulich S., Koshurnikov A., Gagarin V., Ekaykin A., Terekchov A., Veres A., Kozachek A. Pingo drilling reveals sodium–chloride-dominated massive ice in Grøndalen, Spitsbergen. – Permafrost and Periglac. Process, 2021, pp. 1-15, DOI: 10.1002/ppp.2124
  3. Ekaykin A.A., Bolshunov A.V., Lipenkov V.Ya., Scheinert M., Eberlein L., Brovkov E., Popov S.V., Turkeev A.V. First glaciological investigations at Ridge B, central East Antarctica. – Antarctic Science, 2021, v. 33(4), p. 418-427, doi: 10.1017/S0954102021000171
  4. Ekaykin, A., Eberlein, L., Lipenkov, V., Popov, S., Scheinert, M., Schroder, L., Turkeev, A. Non-climatic signal in ice core records: Lessons from Antarctic megadunes (2016) Cryosphere, 10 (3), pp. 1217-1227. DOI: 10.5194/tc-10-1217-2016 (SJR 2019 2.35 Q1)
  5. Ekaykin, A.A., Lipenkov, V.Y., Kozachek, A.V., Vladimirova, D.O. Stable water isotopic composition of the Antarctic subglacial Lake Vostok: implications for understanding the lake's hydrology (2016) Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies, 52 (4-5), pp. 468-476. DOI: 10.1080/10256016.2015.1129327 (SJR 2019 0.53 Q2)
  6. Ekaykin, A.A., Lipenkov, V.Y., Veres, A.N., Kozachek, A.V., Skakun, A.A. On the possibility to restore the climatic signal in the disturbed record of stable water isotope content in the old (0.4-1.2 Ma) Vostok ice (Central Antarctica) (2019) Led i Sneg, 59 (4), pp. 437-451. DOI: 10.15356/2076-6734-2019-4-463 (SJR 2019 0.37 Q2)
  7. Ekaykin, A.A., Teben’kova, N.A., Lipenkov, V.Y., Tchikhatchev, K.B., Veres, A.N., Richter, A. Underestimation of Snow Accumulation Rate in Central Antarctica (Vostok Station) Derived from Stake Measurements (2020) Russian Meteorology and Hydrology, 45 (2), pp. 132-140. DOI: 10.3103/S1068373920020090 (SJR 2019 0.41 Q2)
  8. Ekaykin, A.A., Vladimirova, D.O., Lipenkov, V.Y., Masson-Delmotte, V. Climatic variability in Princess Elizabeth Land (East Antarctica) over the last 350 years (2017) Climate of the Past, 13 (1), pp. 61-71. DOI: 10.5194/cp-13-61-2017 (SJR 2019 2.19 Q1)
  9. Ekaykin, A.A., Vladimirova, D.O., Lipenkov, V.Ya. Variations of snow accumulation rate in Central Antarctica over the last 250 years (2017) Led i Sneg, 57 (1), pp. 5-9. DOI: 10.15356/2076-6734-2017-1-5-9 (SJR 2019 0.37 Q2)
  10. Emile-Geay, J., McKay, N.P., Kaufman, D.S., Von Gunten, L., Wang, J., Anchukaitis, K.J., Abram, N.J., Addison, J.A., Curran, M.A.J., Evans, M.N., Henley, B.J., Hao, Z., Martrat, B., McGregor, H.V., Neukom, R., Pederson, G.T., Stenni, B., Thirumalai, K., Werner, J.P., Xu, C., Divine, D.V., Dixon, B.C., Gergis, J., Mundo, I.A., Nakatsuka, T., Phipps, S.J., Routson, C.C., Steig, E.J., Tierney, J.E., Tyler, J.J., Allen, K.J., Bertler, N.A.N., Björklund, J., Chase, B.M., Chen, M.-T., Cook, E., De Jong, R., DeLong, K.L., Dixon, D.A., Ekaykin, A.A., Ersek, V., Filipsson, H.L., Francus, P., Freund, M.B., Frezzotti, M., Gaire, N.P., Gajewski, K., Ge, Q., Goosse, H., Gornostaeva, A., Grosjean, M., Horiuchi, K., Hormes, A., Husum, K., Isaksson, E., Kandasamy, S., Kawamura, K., Kilbourne, K.H., Koç, N., Leduc, G., Linderholm, H.W., Lorrey, A.M., Mikhalenko, V., Mortyn, P.G., Motoyama, H., Moy, A.D., Mulvaney, R., Munz, P.M., Nash, D.J., Oerter, H., Opel, T., Orsi, A.J., Ovchinnikov, D.V., Porter, T.J., Roop, H.A., Saenger, C., Sano, M., Sauchyn, D., Saunders, K.M., Seidenkrantz, M.-S., Severi, M., Shao, X., Sicre, M.-A., Sigl, M., Sinclair, K., St George, S., St Jacques, J.-M., Thamban, M., Thapa, U.K., Thomas, E.R., Turney, C., Uemura, R., Viau, A.E., Vladimirova, D.O., Wahl, E.R., White, J.W.C., Yu, Z., Zinke, J. A global multiproxy database for temperature reconstructions of the Common Era (2017) Scientific Data, 4, статья № 170088, DOI: 10.1038/sdata.2017.88 (SJR 2019 3.1 Q1)
  11. Fourteau, K., Martinerie, P., Faïn, X., Ekaykin, A.A., Chappellaz, J., Lipenkov, V. Estimation of gas record alteration in very low-accumulation ice cores (2020) Climate of the Past, 16 (2), pp. 503-522. DOI: 10.5194/cp-16-503-2020 (SJR 2019 2.19 Q1)
  12. Landais, A., Casado, M., Prié, F., Magand, O., Arnaud, L., Ekaykin, A., Petit, J.-R., Picard, G., Fily, M., Minster, B., Touzeau, A., Goursaud, S., Masson-Delmotte, V., Jouzel, J., Orsi, A. Surface studies of water isotopes in Antarctica for quantitative interpretation of deep ice core data (2017) Comptes Rendus - Geoscience, 349 (4), pp. 139-150. DOI: 10.1016/j.crte.2017.05.003 (SJR 2019 0.7 Q1)
  13. Lipenkov, V.Y., Ekaykin, A.A., Polyakova, E.V., Raynaud, D. Characterization of subglacial Lake Vostok as seen from physical and isotope properties of accreted ice (2016) Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 374 (2059), статья № 20140303, DOI: 10.1098/rsta.2014.0303 (SJR 2019 1.07 Q1)
  14. Meredith, M., M. Sommerkorn, S. Cassotta, C. Derksen, A. Ekaykin, A. Hollowed, G. Kofinas, A. Mackintosh, J. Melbourne-Thomas, M.M.C. Muelbert, G. Ottersen, H. Pritchard, and E.A.G. Schuur, 2019: Polar Regions. In: IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate [H.-O. Pörtner, D.C. Roberts, V. Masson-Delmotte, P. Zhai, M. Tignor, E. Poloczanska, K. Mintenbeck, A. Alegría, M. Nicolai, A. Okem, J. Petzold, B. Rama, N.M. Weyer (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK and New York, NY, USA, pp. 203-320, https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009157964.005
  15. Rets E.P., Popovnin V.V., Toropov P.A., Smirnov A.M., Tokarev I.V., Chizhova J.N., Budantseva N.A., Vasil’chuk Y.K., Kireeva M.B., Ekaykin A.A., Veres A.N., Aleynikov A.A., Frolova N.L., Tsyplenkov A.S., Poliukhov A.A., Chalov S.R., Aleshina M.A., Kornilova E.D. Djankuat glacier station in the North Caucasus, Russia: a database of glaciological, hydrological, and meteorological observations and stable isotope sampling results during 2007-2017. – Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 2019, v. 11, p. 1463-1481, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-1463-2019. Q1
  16. Richter A., Ekaykin A., Willen M.O., Lipenkov V.Ya., Groh A., Popov S.V., Scheinert M., Horwath M., Dietrich R. Surface Mass Balance models vs. stake observations: A comparison in the Lake Vostok region, central East Antarctica. – Frontiers in Earth Science, 2021, v. 9, p. 1-14, doi: 10.3389/feart.2021.669977
  17. Stenni, B., Curran, M.A.J., Abram, N.J., Orsi, A., Goursaud, S., Masson-Delmotte, V., Neukom, R., Goosse, H., Divine, D., Van Ommen, T., Steig, E.J., Dixon, D.A., Thomas, E.R., Bertler, N.A.N., Isaksson, E., Ekaykin, A., Werner, M., Frezzotti, M. Antarctic climate variability on regional and continental scales over the last 2000 years (2017) Climate of the Past, 13 (11), pp. 1609-1634. DOI: 10.5194/cp-13-1609-2017 (SJR 2019 2.19 Q1)
  18. Thomas, E.R., Melchior Van Wessem, J., Roberts, J., Isaksson, E., Schlosser, E., Fudge, T.J., Vallelonga, P., Medley, B., Lenaerts, J., Bertler, N., Van Den Broeke, M.R., Dixon, D.A., Frezzotti, M., Stenni, B., Curran, M., Ekaykin, A.A. Regional Antarctic snow accumulation over the past 1000 years (2017) Climate of the Past, 13 (11), pp. 1491-1513. DOI: 10.5194/cp-13-1491-2017 (SJR 2019 2.19 Q1)
  19. Touzeau, A., Landais, A., Stenni, B., Uemura, R., Fukui, K., Fujita, S., Guilbaud, S., Ekaykin, A., Casado, M., Barkan, E., Luz, B., Magand, O., Teste, G., Le Meur, E., Baroni, M., Savarino, J., Bourgeois, I., Risi, C. Acquisition of isotopic composition for surface snow in East Antarctica and the links to climatic parameters (2016) Cryosphere, 10 (2), pp. 837-852. DOI: 10.5194/tc-10-837-2016 (SJR 2019 2.35 Q1)
  20. Turkeev A.V., Vasiliev N.I., Lipenkov V.Ya., Bolshunov A.V., Ekaykin A.A., Dmitriev A.N., Vasiliev D.A. Drilling the new 5G-5 branch hole at Vostok Station for collecting a replicate core of old meteoric ice. – Annals of Glaciology, 2021, 1-6, https://doi.org/10.1017/aog.2021.4
     

The Head of Current Research Fundings

  • Since 2021: PI of Russian Science Foundation grant 21-17-00246 “Climate variability across the East Antarctica Plateau over the past 2000 years”

Awards and honorary titles

  • 2012: Order of Naval Merit for the contribution to the organization and realization of the project of penetration into the subglacial Lake Vostok (Antarctica) in the frames of the Federal Targeted Program “World Ocean”;
  • 2012: the title “Honorary worker of environmental protection” from Ministry of Natural Resources of Russian Federation;
  • 2012: “Crystal Compass” award of Russian Geographical Society for the best scientific project


Other professional activities

  • Lead Author of “Special Report on Cryosphere and Ocean in Changing Climate” of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (2017-2019);
  • Since 2020: A Vice-President of Russian Glaciological Association.

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