Gribchenko Yuriy

Senior Research Scientist
yu_gribchenko [at]
Department of Quaternary Research

Research interests

Lithology, granulometric composition, stratigraphy, loess-soil  series, interaction between the Human society and Environments in Pleistocene and Holocene, the reasons and directions of the Human Migrations, the conditions of Early Man inhabitance on the different sites, radiocarbon dating, the Paleolithic Chronology. Studу area: central areas of the Russian Plain Ukraine, Pre-Urals/ Caucasus.

Selected publication

Velichko A.A.,Vasiliev S.A., Gribchenko Y.N., Kurenkova E.I.  Man penetrates to the North // Priroda,  № 1, 2010, с. 44-55.

Velichko A.A.,Vasiliev S.A., Gribchenko Y.N., Kurenkova E.I.  Paleogeography of the epoch of the  initial Human  Arctic and  Subarctic colonization.и // Structure and Evolution of the Lithosphere (ed Yu.Leonov). Pausen Editons, M-SPb, 2010, p. 428-459.

Velichko A.A., Dolukhanov P.M., Gribchenko Yu.N. & Kurenkova E.I., 2009. Initial human settlement of East European Plain. The Lower Don Neolithic. In: P.M. Dolukhanov, G.R. Sarson, and A.M. Shukurov (eds). The East European Plain on the eve of agriculture. BAR S1964. Oxford, UK: Archaeopress, pp. 17-22.

Gribchenko Y.N. Initial colonization of Paleolithic and Neolithic Human on the North-East of the East-European Plain// Way to the North paleoenvironment and Earliest Inhabitants of Arctic and Subarctic. (ed. A.A. Velichko, S.A.Vasiliev).   M., IG RAS, 2008, p. 107-133.

Velichko A.A.,Vasiliev S.A., Gribchenko Y.N., Kurenkova E.I., Timireva S.N.  The Man special features of the initial colonization of the latitudes in changing environments.//Natural Processes in Polar Regions .(ed. N.P.Laverov), v.III, part II, IG RAS, M., 2008, p. 309-321.

Kurenkova E. I., Gribchenko Y.N. Environment and Late Paleolithic Human Settlement in Eastern Europe. 2007. In: Landscapes in Flux Central and Eastern Europe in Antiquity (eds. J.Chapman&P.Dolukhanov). Oxford Books. UK, p. 241-253.

Gribchenko Yu.N.  Lithology and stratigraphy of loess-series and cultural layers of Late Paleolithic campsites in Eastern Europe//Quaternary International152-153, 2006, p. 153-163.

Gribchenko Y.N., Kurenkova E.I. Lithological-facies characteristic features of the cultural layers of some permanent Late Paleolithic in the East Europe// Cultural layers of  layers of  archeological sites. M., NIA, Priroda,  2006, с.160-180.

Velichko A.A., Gribchenko Y.N., Kurenkova E.I. The Late Paleolithic Man is colonizing the Russian Plain // Priroda, № 3, 2003, с. 52-60.

Velichko A.A., Gribchenko Y.N., Abramova Z.A., Kurenkova E.I., Praslov N.D. Prehistoric society and environments. Late Paleolith // Dynamics of terrestrial landscape components and inner marine basins of Northern Eurasia during the last 130 000 years. (Atlas-monograph), M., GEOS, 2002, p..138-145.

Velichko A.A., Grekhova L.V., Gribchenko Y.N., Kurenkova E.I. Early Man in the extreme environmental conditions. Eliseevichi site. IG RAN-SHM, 1997, 192 p.