Centre for Ecological Safety
Academy of Sciences
Remote Sensing Centr
on June 14, 1920 in Rybinsk (Russia), Professor is an expert in
environmental science, Full Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences,
Councilor of the Russian Academy of Sciences in the Research Centre
for Ecological Safety in St. Petersburg from 1992. He is a graduate
from Leningrad State University (LSU, 1946), Doctor of physico-mathematical
sciences, Professor. Employment record:
– Lecturer, Associate Professor, Professor, Head of Department,
Vice-Rector for Science and Research, Rector of LSU.
– Head of Department at the Main Geophysical Observatory, then
at the Institute for Lake Research of the USSR Academy of Sciences
1992 – the Centre for Ecological Safety.
Throughout the whole career
he has been involved in research on atmospheric radiation problems
relevant to the physical basis of climate. He has much contributed
to the development of remote sensing techniques for environmental
studies as well as to global change research. He is the author of
over one thousand scientific papers and 109 monographs.
He has been awarded with
the State Prize of Russia, World Meteorological Organization Prize
and gold medal, Symons medal. He is an Honorary Foreign Member of
German Natural Science Academy ”Leopoldina”, of the American Academy
of Arts and Sciences, of the Royal Meteorological Society, Member
of the International Academy of Astronautics, Honorary Doctor of
the Universities of Lille (France), Budapest (Hungary), and Athens.
Member of Editorial Boards of a number of international scientific
journals. Editor-in-Chief of the journal “Studying the Earth from
K. Ya. Kondratyev: recent monographs
K. Ya. Key Problems of Global Ecology. Itogi Nauki i
Tekhniki. Theoretical and General Problems of Geography. Vol.
9. Moscow: VINITI Press, 1990. 454 pp. (in Russian).
K. Ya., Donchenko V. K., Losev K. S., Frolov A. K. Ecology-Economics-Policy.
St. Petersburg Branch of Russian Acad. Sci. Publ., 1996,
828 pp. (in Russian).
K. Ya. Ecodynamics and Geopolicy. Vol. 1. Global Problems.
St. Petersburg Branch of Russian Acad. Sci. Publ., 1999,
1036 pp. (in Russian).
K. Ya. Climate Shocks: Natural and Anthropogenic. Wiley,
New York e.a., 1988, 296 pp.
K. Ya. Multidimensional Global Change . Wiley/Praxis,
Chichester, U.K., 1998, 761 pp.
K. Ya., Cracknell A. P. Observing Global Climate Change. Francis
& Taylor, London, 1998, 592 pp.
K. Ya. Climatic Effects of Aerosols and Clouds. Springer/Praxis,
Chichester, U.K., 1999, 264 pp.
K. Ya. and Filatov N. N. (Eds.) Limnology and Remote Sensing:
A Contemporary Approach. Springer/Praxis, Chichester, U.K.,
1999, 395 pp.
K. Ya., Varotsos C. A. Atmospheric Ozone Variability: Implications
for Climate Change, Human Health, and Ecosystems. Springer/Praxis,
Chichester, U.K., 2000, 758 pp.
K. Ya., Galindo I. Global Change Situation: Today and Tomorrow.
Univ. of Colima Press, 2002, 338 pp.
K. Ya., Krapivin V. F., Phillips G. W. Global Environmental
Change: Modelling and Monitoring. Springer, Heidelberg e.a.,
2002, 817 pp.
K. Ya., Krapivin V. F., Phillips G. W. High-Latitude Pollution
Problems. SPb. Univ. Press, 2002, 280 pp. (in Russian).
K. Ya., Grigoryev Al. A., Varotsos C. A. Environmental Disasters.
Natural and Anthropogenic. Springer/Praxis, 2002, 484 pp.
K. Ya., Krapivin V. F., Savinykh V. P. Perspectives of Civilization
Development: Multidimensional Analysis. Moscow, LOGOS, 2003,
537 pp. (in Russian).
K. Ya., Krapivin V. F., Varotsos C. A. Global Carbon Cycle
and Climate. Springer/Praxis, Chichester e.a., U.K., 2003,
K. Ya., Losev K. S., Ananicheva M. D., Chesnokova I. V. Natural
Basis of Life Stability. Moscow: VINITI, 2003, 240 pp. (in
K. Ya., Krapivin V. F., Savinykh V. P. Global Ecodynamics
and Human Society. Springer/Praxis, Chichester e.a., 2004,
L. P., Kondratyev K. Ya., Johannessen O. M. (Eds.) Arctic
Environment Variability in the Context of Global Change. Springer/Praxis,
Chichester e.a., 2003, 574 pp.
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