Makarov Alexander S.


Makarov Alexander S., Doctor of geography


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


RSCI AuthorID: 184475
RSCI SPIN-code: 3885-3483



Education
2000-2005: Saint Petersburg State University, Faculty of Geography, Geomorphology Department;
2009: Ph.D. in geography; Thesis Laptev Sea Level Fluctuations as a Factor in the Formation of the Lena Delta in the Holocene;
2017: Doctor of geography; Thesis Fluctuations of the level of the Arctic seas in the Holocene.


Professional activity
2005-2016: Researcher; Head of the Laboratory of Evolutionary Geography and Glaciology at the AARI.
2016-2017: Deputy Director of the AARI.
2017-present: Director of the AARI


Field experience:
2003-2009: Manager of international Russian-German expeditions to the Lena Delta;
2010-2015: Head of the international Russian-German expeditions to the Lena Delta.


Research field
The variability of the natural environment of the Arctic over the past ten thousand years - the paleogeography of the polar regions in the Holocene, as well as the variability of the global sea level.


Scientific organisations and expertise:
2010-2013: Participant of the formation of the new Research Station Samoylov Island;
2016: Supervisor of the establishment of the Russian Scientific Center on the Svalbard Archipelago.


Publications:
Selected publications:

  1. Bakunov, N.A., Bolshiyanov, D.Y., Makarov, A.S. Cesium-137 of Chernobyl origin in lakeriver systems of Eastern Fennoscandia: 30 years after the accident (2017) Radiochemistry, 59 (5), pp. 540-546. DOI: 10.1134/S1066362217050174
  2. Makarov A.S., D.Y. Bolshiyanov. Organomineral deposits on the coasts, as an indicator of the position of the sea level in the past (2017) Problemy Arktiki i Antarktiki. Problems of the Arctic and Antarctic. 1(111): 46-56.
  3. Makarov A.S., A.A. Trunin. Variability of the sea-level in the Russian Arctic during the Holocene. (2016). Problemy Arktiki i Antarktiki. Problems of the Arctic and Antarctic. 3(109): .101-110.
  4. Overduin Paul, P., Wetterich, S., G?nther, F., Grigoriev, M.N., Grosse, G., Schirrmeister, L., Hubberten, H.W., Makarov, A. Coastal dynamics and submarine permafrost in shallow water of the central Laptev Sea, East Siberia (2016) Cryosphere, 10 (4), pp. 1449-1462. DOI: 10.5194/tc-10-1449-2016
  5. Bolshiyanov, D.Y., Bakunov, N.A., Makarov, A.S. On 137Cs migration in water systems of Eastern Fennoscandia (2016) Water Resources, 43 (3), pp. 533-538. DOI:10.1134/S0097807816030039
  6. Overduin, P., Wetterich, S., G?nther, F., Grigoriev, M.N., Grosse, G., Schirrmeister, L., Hubberten, H.-W., Makarov, A. Coastal dynamics and submarine permafrost in shallow water of the central Laptev Sea, East Siberia (2015) Cryosphere Discussions, 9 (4), pp. 3741-3775. DOI: 10.5194/tcd-9-3741-2015
  7. Nagurny A.P., A.P. Makshtas, A.S. Makarov. Methane in the atmospheric surface layer in the Arctic. (2015). Problemy Arktiki i Antarktiki. Problems of the Arctic and Antarctic. 2(104): 33-43.
  8. Bakunov, N.A., Bol'Shiyanov, D.Y., Makarov, A.S. From global 137Cs to determinations of the sedimentation rate in deep lakes and sea estuaries (2015) Radiochemistry, 57 (3), pp. 334-340. DOI: 10.1134/S1066362215030145
  9. Bolshiyanov, D., Makarov, A., Savelieva, L. Lena River delta formation during the Holocene (2015) Biogeosciences, 12 (2), pp. 579-593. DOI: 10.5194/bg-12-579-2015
  10. Fedorova, I., Chetverova, A., Bolshiyanov, D., Makarov, A., Boike, J., Heim, B., Morgenstern, A., Overduin, P.P., Wegner, C., Kashina, V., Eulenburg, A., Dobrotina, E., Sidorina, I. Lena Delta hydrology and geochemistry: Long-term hydrological data and recent field observations(2015) Biogeosciences, 12 (2), pp. 345-363. DOI: 10.5194/bg-12-345-2015
  11. Bol'shiyanov, D.Y., Bakunov, N.A., Makarov, A.S. 137Cs in sediments of deep lakes (2014) Lithology and Mineral Resources, 49 (2), pp. 177-183. DOI: 10.1134/S0024490214020023
  12. Spiridonov, V., Gavrilo, M., Krasnov, Y., Makarov, A., Nikolaeva, N., Sergienko, L., Popov, A., Krasnova, E. Toward the new role of marine and coastal protected areas in the arctic: The Russian case (2014) Protection of the Three Poles, pp. 171-202. DOI: 10.1007/978-4-431-54006-9_8
  13. Bakunov, N.A., Bol'Shiyanov, D.Yu., Makarov, A.S. Sorption-diffusion model of 137Cs uptake by a water body bottom in estimations of water contamination (2014) Radiochemistry, 56 (3), pp. 319-324. DOI: 10.1134/S1066362214030163
  14. Bakunov, N.A., Bol'shiyanov, D.Y., Makarov, A.S. The state of Lake Ladoga pollution by global 90Sr, 137Cs, and 239,240Pu (2012) Water Resources, 39 (5), pp. 556-563. DOI: 10.1134/S0097807812050028
  15. Bakunov, N.A., Bol'Shiyanov, D.Y., Makarov, A.S. Natural decontamination of water of large rivers of Russian North from global 90Sr (2012) Radiochemistry, 54 (2), pp. 205-210. DOI: 10.1134/S1066362212020191
  16. Bakunov, N.A., Bol'shiyanov, D.Y., Makarov, A.S. Global 90Sr runoff from Eastern Fennoscandia catchments and water purification estimates (2010) Russian Meteorology and Hydrology, 35 (10), pp. 673-679. DOI: 10.3103/S1068373910100043
  17. Bakunov, N.A., Bolshiyanov, D.Y., Makarov, A.S., Fedorov, G.B. Problems in predicting 137Cs levels in lake waters of eastern Fennoscandia (2010) Russian Journal of Ecology, 41 (3), pp. 225-228. DOI: 10.1134/S1067413610030057
  18. Bakunov, N.A., Bol'shiyanov, D.Yu., Makarov, A.S. Retrospective estimation of the contamination of lake onega with global 90Sr and of natural decontamination of its water (2010) Radiochemistry, 52 (2), pp. 217-221. DOI: 10.1134/S1066362210020177
  19. Bolshiyanov D.Yu., A.S. Makarov, E.A.Morozova, M.V.Pavlov, L.M.Savatyugin. Polar regions environment during last millenium on the base of lake sediments investigation (2009). Problemy Arktiki i Antarktiki. Problems of the Arctic and Antarctic. 1(81): 108-115.
  20. Bakunov, N.A., Bol'shiyanov, D.Yu., Makarov, A.S. 137Cs in deep-water lakes: Analysis of the peculiarities of water contamination and purification (2008) Water Resources, 35 (6), pp. 662-667. DOI: 10.1134/S0097807808060055