Council on Earth Cryology May 15-16, 2018

Scientific council on Earth cryology of Russian Academy of Sciences together with Department of Geocryology of Faculty of Geology of Lomonosov Moscow State University, Institute of the Earth Cryosphere, the Tyumen Scientific Senter, Melnikov Permafrost Institute (Yakutsk) of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Science holds on May 15 – 16, 2018 an enlarged meeting with participation of the Russian and foreign scientists, engineers and experts: “Current problems of geocryology”

Chairman of the meeting

Academician Vladimir Melnikov, the Chairman of Scientific Council on Earth Cryology of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS)


Dr. Anatoli Brouchkov, the Geocryology Department Chair of MSU;

Dr. Mikhail Zheleznyak, the Director of the Melnikov Permafrost Institute (Yakutsk)

Scientific secretaries:

Motenko Rimma – the Associate Professor of the Geocryology Department +7 (495) 939 2674;

Chuvilin Evgeny is the Associate Professor of the Geocryology Department +7 (495) 939 1927 (work with foreign experts)

Topics: engineering geocryology; geological survey in the cryolithozone; dynamic, lithogenic, regional and historical geocryology; geocryological mapping; environmental and biological problems of a cryolithozone; geophysical survey in the cryolithozone, the cooling systems in the cryolithozone; physics, chemistry anf mechanics of frozen soils; gases and gas hydrates in the cryolithozone

The meeting of Scientific council on Earth Cryology of RAS has the status of the International meeting. The publication of materials in the collection of reports is planned. Submissions (Submission Form), offers on cooperation, support of a conference and papers (Sample of Paper) to e-mail:


Submission of applications till January 30th, 2018.

Submission of reports till March 01, 2018.

Admission fee for conferees of 3000 rubles ($50). Students and graduate students are exempted from the admission fee.

Lomonosov Moscow State University,GSP-1, Leninskie Gory, Moscow, 119991, Russian Federation, Geology Faculty, Department of Geocryology Tel/fax: +7 (495)939-1728; Conference E-mail: