Dr. Sergey Marchenko

Research Associate Professor
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Office: 
408 E Elvey Building
 
Address: 

Geophysical Institute
University of Alaska Fairbanks
903 Koyukuk Drive
P.O.Box 757320
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7320, USA

 
Phone: 
(907) 474-6737
 
Fax: 
(907) 474-7290
 

Research Interests

  • Interaction between climate and permafrost, Globally.
  • Altitudinal permafrost formation, distribution and evolution in the mountain regions during the Quaternary and present.
  • Numerical modeling of permafrost dynamics, spatial analysis, development of scientific models on a high performance computing (HPC) platform.

Appointments

2011 – present    Visiting Professor, Chinese Academy of Science (CAS) at the State Key Laboratory of Frozen Soil Engineering (SKLFSE), the Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute (CAREERI), Lanzhou, Gansu, China.
2008 – present     Research Associate Professor, Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA.
2006 – 2008         Research Associate, Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA.
2003 – 2006         Visiting Research Scholar, Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA.
1993 – 2003        Senior Scientist, Yakutsk Permafrost Institute, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Kazakhstani Alpine Permafrost Laboratory, Russia
1989 – 1993        Engineer, Yakutsk Permafrost Institute, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia.
1985 – 1989        Engineer, Research Institute of Mechanics, Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Education

Institute of Agric&Mechanics    Mechanical Engineering; Theoretical Mechanics        B.S.  1985
Moscow  State  University        Geology; Mathematical Methods in Geology               M.S.  1991
Moscow  State  University        Glaciology and Geocryology                                        Ph.D. 2000

Synergistic Activities

  • Service to the scientific community as an expert on mountain permafrost in Central Asia of the Global Climate Observing System (GCOS/WMO)
  • Service to the scientific community and Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan as an expert on high mountain periglacial environment in central Asia
  • Member of the Editorial Board for the Sciences in Cold and Arid Regions (2013-2016)
  • Member of the International Permafrost Association (IPA) Action Group: Permafrost extension during the Last Glacial Maximum in the northern hemisphere and derived mean annual temperatures
  • Member of the International Permafrost Association (IPA) Action Group: Last Permafrost Maximum and Minimum (LPMM) in Eurasia
  • Co-chair for the Working Group on Mapping and Modeling of Mountain Permafrost, International Permafrost Association (2003-2008)

Professional Memberships

American Geophysical Union
United States Permafrost Association
International Permafrost Association
European Geophysical Union
Editorial Board for the Sciences in Cold and Arid Regions (2013-2016)