FRI Structure

Laboratory for Forest Pedology

Head: Cand. (PhD) of Biology, Assistant Professor Medvedeva, Maria V.

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

    Senior Researcher, Cand. (PhD) of Biology
    Leading Soil Scientist
    Leading Chemist
    Junior Researcher, Cand. (PhD) of Biology
    Researcher, Cand. (PhD) of Agriculture
    Researcher, Cand. (PhD) of Biology
    Junior Researcher
    Researcher, Cand. (PhD) of Biology
    Leading Soil Scientist
    Leading Researcher, 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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