Frolov Ivan Y.

Frolov Ivan Y., Doctor of geography, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Research Supervisor of the State Research Center of the Russian Federation Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia

WoS Researcher ID: L-2908-2018
Scopus ID: 56994104400
SCI SPIN-code: 7349-6561

1998: Doctor of Geographic Sciences (Physical Oceanography and Meteorology). Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia. Thesis Information bases, models and methods of sea ice forecast for the Arctic seas;
1979: Ph.D. in Physical Oceanography. Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia. Thesis Numerical modeling of sea ice distribution in the Arctic seas during autumn: The example of the Barents and Kara seas;
1974-1978: Postgraduate course in Physical Oceanography, Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute; 1971: Masters Degree in Physical Oceanography, Leningrad Hydrometeorological Institute, Leningrad, USSR.

Professional activity
1971-1992: Engineer, researcher, senior researcher, head of the laboratory; Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute;
1992-2017: Director of the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute.
2005- present: Professor of the Russian State Hydrometeorological University.
2016- present: Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
2017- present: Research Supervisor of the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute.

Research field
Sea ice studies, polar meteorology, oceanography and climatology of the Arctic Ocean and Arctic Seas, development of short and longterm forecast models.

Field experience
Participant and head of more than 30 expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctic.

Total number of peer-reviewed publications 148 (1974-2018).

Selected publications:

  1. Timokhov L.A., Ivanov, V.V., Kassens H., Lebedev N.V., Frolov I.Ye., H?lemann, J. Climatic Changes in the Dynamic Topography and Geostrophic Circulation of the Arctic Ocean. Doklady Earth Sciences. 2018. 480 (1). pp. 685-688. In Russian.
  2. Blunden J., Yin X., Kruk M.C., Arndt D.S., Vose R.S., Banson V., Frolov I.Ye., Gleason K.L., Sanchez-Lugo A., Crouch J., Heim R.R., Fenimore C., Augustine J.,Willett K.M. Dunn R.J.H., Allan R., Folland C.K., Rayner N.A., Good S.A., Parker D., Kennedy J.J. et al. State of the climate in 2013. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 2014. 95 (7). pp. S1-S279.
  3. Achberger C., Ackerman S.A., Albanil A., Folland C.K., Frolov I. Ye., Hauri C.,Lobato- Sanchez R., Pascual-Ramirez R., Vazquez J.L., Alexander P., Tedesco M., Alfaro E.J., Amador J.A., Burrows J., Dunn R.J.H., Heimbach P., Rivera I.L., Allan R., Duquay C.R., Fogt R.L. et al. State of the climate in 2012. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 2013/ 94 (8). pp. S1-S238.
  4. Zakhvatkina, N.Yu., Alexandrov, V.Yu., Johannessen, O.M., Sandven, S., Frolov, I.Ye. lassification of sea ice types in ENVISAT synthetic aperture radar images. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 2013.51 (5), pp. 2587-2600.
  5. Achberger, C. Ackerman S.A., Ahlstr?m A., Frolov I.Ye., Foster M.J., Maddux B.C., Van As D., Alfaro E.J., Amador J.A., Calderon B., Hidalgo H.G., Allan R.J., Good S.A., Kennedy J.J., Parker D.E., Rayner N.F., N.A., Rogers M., Willet K.M., Alves L., Amellie V., Andrianjafinirina S. et al. State of the climate in 2010. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 2011. 92 (6), pp. S1-S236.
  6. Polyakov I.V., Timokhov L.A., Alexeev V.A., Bacon S., Dmitrenko I.A., Fortier, L., Frolov I.Ye., Gascard J.-C., Hansen E., Ivanov V.V., Laxon S., Mauritzen C., Perovich D., Shimada K., Simmons H.L., Sokolov V.T., Steele M., Toole J. Arctic Ocean warming contributes to reduced polar ice cap. Journal of Physical Oceanography. 2010. 40 (12), pp. 2743-2756.
  7. Proshutinsky A., Krishfield R., Steele M., Polyakov I., Ashik I., McPhee M., Morison J., Timmermans M.-L., Toole J., Sokolov V., Frolov I., Carmack E., McLaughin F., Shimada K., Woodgate R., Weingartner T. Ocean. Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues. 2010. pp. 71-77.
  8. Frolov I.Ye., Ashik I.M., Kassens H., Polyakov I.V., Proshutinsky A.Yu., Sokolov V.T., Timokhov L.A. Anomalous variations in the thermohaline structure of the Arctic Ocean. Doklady Earth Sciences. 2009. 429 (2), pp. 1567-1569. In Russian.
  9. Dmitrenko I.A., Polyakov I.V., Kirillov S.A., Timokhov L.A., Frolov I.Ye., Sokolov V.T., Simmons H.L., Ivanov V.V., Walsh D. Toward a warmer Arctic Ocean: Spreading of the early 21st century Atlantic water warm anomaly along the Eurasian basin margins. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 2008. 113 (5). pp. C05023.
  10. Alekseev G.V., Frolov I.Ye., Sokolov V.T. Observations in the Arctic Ocean do not confirm weakening of thermohaline circulation in the North Atlantic. Doklady Earth Sciences. 2007. 413 (1). pp. 277-280. In Russian.
  11. Tsaturov Yu.S., Frolov I.Ye., Danilov A.I., Dmitriev V.G., Pryamikov S.M., Klepikov A.V. International Polar Year 2007-2008. (Russian Meteorology and Hydrology. 2005. (10). pp. 72-81. In Russian.
  12. Polyakov I.V., Beszczynska A., Carmack E.C., Dmitrenko I.A., Fahrbach E., Frolov I.Ye., Gerdes R., Hansen E., Holfort J., Ivanov V.V., Johnson M.A., Karcher M., Kauker F., Morison J., Orvik K.A., Schauer U., Simmons H.L., Skagseth O., Sokolov V.T., Steele M., Timokhov L.A., Walsh D., Walsh J.E. One more step toward a warmer Arctic. Geophysical Research Letters. 2005. 32 (17), article No L17605. pp. 1-4.
  13. Frolov I.Ye., Sokolov V.T., Mel'nikov I.A., Shevchenko V.P. North Pole-32 drifting research station. Oceanology. 2004. 44 (6). pp. 884-886. In Russian.
  14. Gavrilo V.P., Frolov I.Ye. Variability of ice conditions in the Kara Sea in the fall and winter. Meteorology and Hydrology. 2000. (4). pp. 53-61. In Russian.
  15. Frolov I.Ye., Petrov V.M. Formation mechanism of warm water layers in the pycnocline layer of arctic seas. Meteorology and hydrology. 1984. (11). pp. 96-99. In Russian.