FRI Structure

Laboratory for Forest Pedology

Major research trends

  • Forest soil genesis, diagnosis and classification. Geographical patterns in the soil cover structure.
  • Fluxes of chemical elements in the atmosphere – vegetation – soil system.
    Forest land productivity.
  • Role of the soil biota in soil formation and soil fertility.
  • Anthropogenic transformation of forest soils and their remediation.
  • Events

  • September 13 - 17, 2017
    7th Russian scientific conference with international involvement "Theoretical and Applied Aspects of Forest Soil Science"
  • Staff

    Head, Cand. (PhD) of Biology, Assistant Professor
    Research Associate, Cand. (PhD) of Biology
    Chief Research Associate, President in the Karelian Research Centre of the RAS, Head of the Department of Multidisciplinary Scientific Research, Chief Research Associate in the Department of Multidisciplinary Scientific Research, Dr. of Biology, RAS Corr. Fellow
    Ivashova, Natalia
    Senior Soil Scientist
    Leading Chemist
    Junior Research Associate, Cand. (PhD) of Biology
    Research Associate, Cand. (PhD) of Agriculture
    Research Associate, Cand. (PhD) of Biology
    Junior Research Associate
    Research Associate, Cand. (PhD) of Biology
    Leading Soil Scientist
    Junior Research Associate
    Leading Research Associate, Dr. of Geography

    Contact information

    Official title: Forest Research Institute of the Karelian Research Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences
    Address: 11 Pushkinskaya St., 185910 Petrozavodsk, Karelia, Russia
    Contact phone(s): +7 (8142) 78-00-59, 76-81-60
    Fax: +7 (8142) 76-81-60
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