Ivan Lavrentiev

Keywords : Snow Remote sensing Glacier Glaciology Physical Geography Ice Cover Data Processing

Country : Russia

Organization : Russian Academy of Sciences

Department : Institute of Geography

ResearchGate profile : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ivan_Lavrentiev2

Google scholar profile : https://scholar.google.ru/citations?user=M6yofd0AAAAJ&hl=en

Biography :

Scientific Researcher
Glaciology Department


Glaciology, radio-echo sounding, internal structure of glaciers, glacier-climate relation, assessment of changes in spatial extent and surface elevation of glaciers using remote sensing, ice-core drilling.

STUDY AREAS: Caucasus, Tien-Shan, Tibet, Svalbard, Russian Arctic



  • V. Mikhalenko, S. Sokratov, S. Kutuzov, P. Ginot, M. Legrand, S. Preunkert, I. Lavrentiev, A. Kozachek, A.Ekaykin, X. Faïn, S. Lim, U. Schotterer, V. Lipenkov and P. Toropov (2015). Investigation of a deep ice core from the Elbrus western plateau, the Caucasus, Russia // The Cryosphere, 9, pp. 2253–2270, doi:10.5194/tc-9-2253-2015
  • A.V. Sosnovsky, Yu.Ya. Macheret, A.F. Glazovsky, I.I. Lavrentiev (2015). Influence of snow cover on the thermal regime of a polythermal glacier in Western Spitsbergen // Ice and  Snow, Vol.55, № 3, pp. 27-37 (in Russian).
  • О.О. Rybak, Е.А. Rybak, S.S. Kutuzov, I.I. Lavrentiev, P.А. Morozova (2015). Calibration of a mathematical model of Marukh Glacier, Western Caucasus // Ice and  Snow, Vol.55, № 2, pp. 9-20 (in Russian).
  • S.S. Kutuzov, I.I. Lavrentiev, E.V. Vasilenko, Yu.Ya. Macheret, D.A. Petrakov, G.V. Popov. (2015) Estimation of the Greater Caucasus glaciers volume using radio-echo sounding data and modelling  // Earth’s Cryosphere, vol. XIX, No. 1, pp. 69–78
  • Pfeffer, W. Tad; Arendt, Anthony A.; Bliss, Andrew et al. Group Author(s): Randolph Consortium (2014). The Randolph Glacier Inventory: a globally complete inventory of glaciers.  Journal of glaciology, Vol.60, Issue 221, pp. 537-552.
  • I.I. Lavrentiev, S.S. Kutuzov, D.A. Petrakov, G.V. Popov, V.V. Popovnin (2014). Ice thickness, volume and subglacial relief of Djankuat Glacier (Central Caucasus) // Ice and Snow, № 4 (128), pp. 7-19 (in Russian).
  • D.A. Petrakov, I.I. Lavrentiev, N.V. Kovalenko, R.A. Usubaliev (2014). Ice thickness, volume and modern change of the Sary-Tor glacier area (Ak-Shyirak Massif, Inner Tian Shan) // Earth’s Cryosphere, vol. XVIII, № 3, pp. 91–100.
  • Vasilenko E.V., Glazovsky A.F., Lavrentiev I.I., Macheret Yu.Ya. (2014) Changes of the hydrothermal structure of East Grenfjordbreen and Fridtjovbreen, Spitsbergen // Ice and Snow, № 1 (125), pp. 5-19 (in Russian).
  • S. S. Kutuzov, V. N. Mikhalenko, M. V. Shahgedanova, P. Ginot, A. V. Kozachek, T. M. Kuderina, I. I. Lavrentiev, G. V. Popov (2014). Ways of far-distance dust transport onto Caucasian glaciers and chemical composition of snow on the Western plateau of Elbrus // Ice and Snow, Vol.54, № 3, pp. 5-15 (in Russian).
  • Kutuzov, S., Shahgedanova, M., Mikhalenko, V., Ginot, P., Lavrentiev, I., Kemp, S. (2013) High-resolution provenance of desert dust deposited on Mt. Elbrus, Caucasus in 2009–2012 using snow pit and firn core records. The Cryosphere, Volume 7, Issue 5, Pages 1481-1498. doi:10.5194/tc-7-1481-2013
  • Martín-Español, E.V. Vasilenko, F.J. Navarro, J. Otero, J.J. Lapazaran, I. Lavrentiev, Y.Y. Macheret, F. Machio (2013). Radio-echo sounding and ice volume estimates of western Nordenskiold Land glaciers, Svalbard. Annals of Glaciology, № 54 (64), pp. 211-217; doi: 10.3189/2013AoG64A109
  • Macheret Y.Y., Kutuzov S.S., Matskovsky V.V., Lavrentiev I.I. (2013) On ice volume estimation of mountain glaciers, Ice and Snow, Vol.53, №1, p.5-15 (in Russian).
  • Murray T., James T., Macheret Y., Lavrentiev I., Glazovsky A. and Sykes H. (2012) Geometric Changes in a Tidewater Glacier in Svalbard during its Surge Cycle. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, Vol. 44, No. 3, 2012, pp. 359–367
  • Kutuzov, S.S., Lavrentiev I.I., Macheret Y.Y., Petrakov D.A. (2012). Changes of the Marukh glacier from 1945 to 2011. Ice and Snow, Vol.52, №1, pp. 123-127. (in Russian)
  • Lavrentiev I.I., Macheret Yu.Ya.,Holmlund P., Glazovsky A.F. (2011). Hydrothermal structure and subglacial drainage hydrological system of Tavlebreen, Svalbard.  Ice and Snow, №3 (115), p.41-46 (in Russian).
  • Lavrentiev, I.I., V.N. Mikhalenko, S.S. Kutuzov (2009). Ice thickness and bedrock relief of the western Elbrus plateau. Ice and Snow, №2: 12-18. (in Russian)
  • Lavrentiev I.I. (2008) Structure and Dynamics changes of Fridtjovbreen, Spitsbergen over last 70 years obtained from remote sensing data. - Newsletter of the Moscow State University, ser. Geography, №6, pp. 45-50 (in Russian).
  • Vasilenko E.V., A.F. Glazovsky, I.I. Lavrentiev, Yu.Ya. Macheret, F.J. Navarro (2006). Changes in ice thickness and hydrothermal structure of Fridtjovbreen in 1977-2005. Data of glaciological studies, 101, 2006, pp. 157-162 (in Russian).
  • V.N. Mikhalenko, S.S. Kutuzov, I.I. Lavrentiev, M.G. Kunakhovich, L.G. Tompson (2006). Elbrus western firn plateau studies: results and prospects. Data of glaciological studies P.99, 2006 pp. 185-190, (in Russian).