Genesis, geography and evolution of soils, soil memory, macro-, meso-, micro-, submicro- morphology of soils. Study areas: Altay, Russian Plain.
Konoplyanikova Yu.V., Bronnikova M.A., Lebedeva-Verba M.P., Shorkunov I.G., Agatova A.R. Coatings in cryo-arid soils of South-East Altaj as a diagnostic feature and a key compartment of the soil memory: morphology, composition, and genesis // Soils of cold regions: genesis, geography, ecology. Conference proceedings. Ulan-Ude, 2015. P.p. 20-21 (in Rusian).
Konoplyanikova Yu.V., Bronnikova M.A., Lebedeva M.P. Micromorphological characteristics of the cutans’ assemblage in cryo-arid soils of the south-west Tyva // Modern methods of studying soils and soil mantle. Conference proceedings. Moscow, 9-11 November, 2015. Soil Science Institute after V.V. Dokuchaev, 2015. P.p. 309–311. (in Rusian).
Konoplyanikova Yu.V., Bronnikova M.A., Lebedeva-Verba M.P., Shorkunov I.G., Agatova A.R. Coatings in cryo-arid soils of South-East Altaj as a source of information about environmental change // “Meridian”, School-conference for young scientists. Time-and-space variability in nature and society. Moscow, 2015. P. 126 (in Russian).