Research activity

There were 20 research and 7 special grants of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) and 12 Grants with participation of foreign scientific organizations at the Laboratory of Climatology during 1992-2009. 2 inter-laboratory projects of Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 5 projects of the Earth science division of the Russian Academy of Sciences; 4 research RFBR project and 2 international projects on modeling of microclimatic processes (PILPS and SnowMIP) were carried out at the Laboratory in 2009. Employees of laboratory regularly perform applied works on the climatic description of various regions. Two employees of laboratory worked at leading American universities for long periods of time.
During the last 5 years, our researchers have taken part in more than 50 international conferences and seminars (including more than 20 abroad) with more than 100 reports, and have published more than 100 scientific articles in Russian and foreign editions, scientific monographies and papers in popular encyclopedias (not including theses of conferences).
Researchers of the Laboratory take part in the state contract on a theme Large-scale atmospheric circulation as the factor of modern climate changes of Russia in 2009-2011. Students, post-graduate students and postdocs also participate in the project.