Department of Geography
University of Idaho
Mines Bld, 314


Certified Professional Hydrologist. 1997 No. 1451, American Institute of Hydrology, U.S.A.
PhD in Hydrology. 1988 Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
MSc in Geography. 1981 Kyrghyz State University, Bishkek, Kyrghyz Republic
BSc in Engineering Hydrology. 1975 Tashkent Engineering Institute of Hydro-Melioration, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Professional experience

2001 - present Professor, Department of Geography, College of Science, University of Idaho, Moscow, USA
2009-2010 Visiting Professor, Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kyoto, Japan
1994 - 2001 Associate Professor. Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management and Department of Geography, University of California at Santa Barbara, USA
1996 (12 months) Visiting Professor. Niigata and Morioka Universities, Japan
1993 (8 months) Visiting Researcher. Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge, U.K.
1982-1993 Senior Scientist, Institute of Geography the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia.
1975-1982 Head. “Ala-Archa” Glaciological Station, Tien Shan, Republic of Kyrgyzstan.

Field of specialization

Main field: glaciology, alpine hydrology and alpine climatology

Other fields: global and regional climate and environmental change analysis, alpine ice-coring research and paleo-climatic analysis, alpine watersheds hydrology and simulation, analysis of global change impact on water resources, GIS and remote sensing data analysis and interpretation.

Leader and associate of 41 expeditions in Asia and North America

Tien Shan, Pamir, Tibet, Himalaya, Altai, Caucasus, Siberian Arctic and Rocky Mountains

Author of more than 180 scientific papers, books, and technical reports

The full resume can be e-mailed by request.