Medvedkov Aleksey

Research Scientist
Department of Physical Geography and Environmental Management Problems


Corresponding Member of the Commission of the International Geographical Union "Cold and High Mountain Regions"


Permafrost landscapes, geoecology of the cryolithozone, landscapes in the climate system, indication of climate change, natural and climatic risks, forest fires, traditional life support systems, resilience of Arctic cities and settlements, environmental interests of Russia and Canada, theory of geoecology and practice of nature conservation


Russia, Canada, territories of new development (Arctic, Siberia, Amazonia)


  1. Medvedkov A.A.Vysotskaya A.A.Olchev A.V. Detection of Geocryological Conditions in Boreal Landscapes of the Southern Cryolithozone Using Thermal Infrared Remote Sensing Data: A Case Study of the Northern Part of the Yenisei Ridge // Remote Sensing. 2023. Vol. 15. № 2: 291. DOI:10.3390/rs15020291
  2. Vysotskaya A.A., Medvedkov A.A. Climate-driven “greening” of the kurum landscape in the valley of the lower reaches of the Podkamennaya Tunguska river // InterCarto. InterGIS. Vol. 28. № 1, pp. 305-313. DOI: 10.35595/2414-9179-2022-1-28-305-313
  3. Medvedkov A.A. Geoenvironmental Factors of Resilience of Arctic Cities in the Cryolithozone: Theoretical Approaches to the Study // Izvestiya Rossiiskoi Akademii Nauk. Seriya . 2021. Vol. 85. № 5, pp. 726–739. DOI: 10.31857/S2587556621050071
  4. Zamyatina N.Yu.Medvedkov A.A.Polyachenko A.E.Shamalo I.A. Resilience of arctic cities: An analysis of the approaches // Vestnik of Saint Petersburg University. Earth Sciences. 2020. Vol. 65. № 3, pp. 481-505. DOI: 10.21638/spbu07.2020.305
  5. Medvedkov A.A.Kotova M.V. Fire-Fighting Capability of Forests in Water Protection Zone of Lake Baikal (Case Study of Baikal-Lena Nature Reserve // Izvestiya Rossiiskoi Akademii Nauk. Seriya . 2020. Vol. 85. № 5, pp. 764-775. DOI: 10.31857/S2587556620050118
  6. Medvedkov А.А. Climatogenic dynamics of Siberian taiga landscapes in the Middle Yenisei basin // Geography and Natural Resources. 2018. № 4. DOI: 10.21782/GiPR0206-1619-2018-4(122-129)
  7. Medvedkov А.А. Geoenvironmental response of the Yenisei Siberia mid-taiga landscapes to global warming during late XX–early XXI centuries // Water Resources. 2015. Vol. 42. № 7, pp. 922-931. DOI: 10.1134/S0097807815070076 DOI: 10.31857/S2587556621050071
  8. Medvedkov А.А. The Kets ethnos and its “feeding landscape”: eсological-geographical and socio-ecological problems under globalization and changing climate // Geography, Environment, Sustainability. 2013. Vol. 6. № 3, pp. 108-118. DOI: 10.24057/2071-9388-2013-6-3-108-118