Organization:Russian Academy of Sciences
Department:Institute of Geography
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Soil genesis and geography, mountain soils, land use, soils and society; natural hazards in the mountains.
STUDY AREAS: Far East, the Caucasus, Stara Planina, Russian Plain.
Institute of Geography of RAS
Study of mountain soils and land use; post-soviet transformation of mountain society and environmental change; natural hazards; soil and landscape evolution (Holocene). Regions: the Caucasus (Russia and Georgia), Central Russia, Far East.
Experience: soil maps; leader of Projects funded by RFBR, MacArthur Foundation, RAS-BAS, NWO, SNF
Russian Regional Environmental Centre
National coordinator and leader of project team of international mountain projects: Sustainable Development of Mountain Regions of the Caucasus - Local Agenda 21; Fostering Community Forest Policy and Practice in Mountain Regions of the Caucasus
University of Russian Academy of Education
Vinogradova V., Gracheva R., Belonovskaya E., (2017) Climate Change Effects on Mountain Regions Marginalized by Socio-Economic Transformation—The Case of North Caucasus. Nature, Tourism and Ethnicity as Drivers of (De)Marginalization, Springer, Cham, Switzerland, 79-90