Ekaterina Dolgova

PhD student


Moscow State University, Geographical faculty, department of glaciology and Cryolithology
Master degree in geography
Diploma thesis: “Assessment of reasons and consequences of avalanche disasters in terms of Global Change in Central Caucasus, Russian Federation”.
Relevant Courses
Avalanche studies
Evolution of glaciers
Geochemistry of landscapes
Historical geology
Isotope and geochemical glaciology and cryolithology
Landscape science
Mass-balance of glaciers
Structural glaciology
Related Experience
1. Student scientific society – Avalanche research expeditions in Central Caucasus, January - February 2002, 2003, 2004.
2. Glaciology educational practice in the Central Caucasus, May 2002 – July 2002
3. Permafrost study educational practice in extreme north (Vorkuta region) July 2002 – August 2002
4. Research of consequence of Karmadon glacial disaster (Kolka glacier) June 2003 – July 2003
5. Glaciology research expedition in Putorana plateau (Norilsk region) July 2003-August 2003
6. Dendrochronological and glaciological research in the West Caucasus (Teberda preserve), May-June 2006
7. Dendrochronological studies in the West Caucasus (Teberda preserve, North Ossetian preserve), August 2007
8. Dendrochronological studies in the West Caucasus (Teberda preserve), October 2007.
9. Shrubs collection in Sierra-Nevada mountains (California, USA) in group of Rebecca Franklin (Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, the University of Arizona), October 2009.
·     Fellowship for participating of Young Scientists Summer School in International Institute of Applied System and Analysis, Forestry program
June 2008 – August 2008
·     Fulbright Fellowship for PhD students, Tucson, Arizona, Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research. Visiting Researcher.
August 2008 – June 2009
Publications and papers
1.    E.Dolgova, S.Kutuzov, I.Lavrentiev, A.Miheev et al. Monitoring of snow cover and avalanche in Central Caucasus (in Russian). - Materials of the International conference of the students and Ph.D. "Lomonosov 2003", p 168 (in Russian)
2.    E. Dolgova Reasons and consequences of glacial disasters, Materials of the International conference of the students and Ph.D. "Lomonosov 2003", p.36 (in Russian)
3.    E. Dolgova Reasons and consequences of glacial disasters, Book of abstracts of the Arctic – Alpine conference "Ecosystems and People in a Changing Environment", 2003 Tromso, Norway p.240
4.    S. Kutuzov, E. Dolgova, C. Ignatov et al., Snow cover and avalanches in Elbrus recreation region, Materials of the International conference of the students and Ph.D. "Lomonosov 2004", p.167 (in Russian)
5.    E. Dolgova Assessment of the largest-scale avalanches, Materials of the International conference of the students and Ph.D. "Lomonosov 2004", p.39 (in Russian)
6.    E. Dolgova, A. Salpagarov, A. Bok, Y. Il’ychev, O. Solomina, Modern reduction of glaciers in Teberda valley, Symposium “Glaciology on the eve of International Polar Year”, 9-12 October, 2006, p. 28 (in Russian)
7.    Dolgova E.A., Solomina O.N., Bok A.C., Salpagarov A.D. Glacier retreat and climate change in Teberda valley, West Caucasus, Russian Federation. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 9, 00877, 2007
8. E.A. Dolgova, O.N. Solomina, V. Jomelly, Y.O. Yurina, A.D. Oleynikov, N.A. Volodicheva Tree-ring dating of moraines of Bolshoy Azau, Schkhelda and Terskol glaciers, Baksan valley, Elbrus area. The new methods in dendroecology. Russian scientific conference with international participants (Irkutsk, 2007).- Irkutsk: V.B. Sochava Institute of Geography SB RAS, 2007, p.87-89. (in Russian)
9.    Solomina, O.N., Jomelli, V., Dolgova, E.A. Last millennium climate and glacier variations in the Northern Caucasus. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 10, EGU2008-A-12114, 2008.
10. Matskovskiy V.V., Dolgova E.A., Solomina O.N. (2009) Teberda valley runoff variability (AD 1797-2003) based on tree-ring reconstruction (Northern Caucasus, Russia).  // Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 11, EGU2009-1047-4.
11. Matskovskiy V.V., Dolgova E.A., Solomina O.N. (2009) Exploring climatic signal in pine ring width chronologies at the high elevation sites in the Northern Caucasus, Russia.  // PAGES 1st Young Scientists Meeting 2009 Abstracts.
12. Dolgova E., Solomina O. Reconstruction of warm period temperature derived in the Caucasus from tree-ring data. Abstracts of conference «Contribution of Russia to IPY 2007/2008», 2009 p.18 (in Russian).
13. Dolgova E., Solomina O. The first quantitative warm period temperature reconstruction in the Caucasus mountains derived from tree-ring data (2010) Doklady Akademii Nauk, vol. 431, № 2. (in Russian)
14.  Enrico Brugnoli, Olga Solomina, Luciano Spaccino, Ekaterina Dolgova. Climate signal in the ring width, density and carbon stable isotopes in pine (Pinus Sylvestris L.) in Central Caucasus (2010). Geography Environmental Sustainability, N04, Vol. 03, p. 4-16.
15. Dolgova E., Matskovsky V., Solomina O., Rototaeva O., Nosenko G., Khmelevskoy I. Garabashi glacier mass-balance reconstruction (1800-2005) based on tree-ring data (2013). Ice and Snow, 1(121)/userfiles/file/Долгова и др, Реконструкция БМ Гарабаши_ЛС_2013.pdf
Conference participation


  • International conference for students “Lomonosov 2003” – report;
  • International conference “Volcanism and biosphere” – abstract;
  • International conference for students “Lomonosov 2004” – report;
  • Symposium “Glaciology on the eve of International Polar Year 2006”, poster
  • International conference «Contribution of Russia to IPY 2007/2008»October 2009; oral report
  • International conference "WorldDendro-2010", Rovaniemi, Finland, June 2010;
  • Russian conference "RusDendro-2011", Ekaterinburg, October 4-7 2011;
  • PAGES 4th Open Scientists Meeting, Goa, India, 13-16 Feb 2013, poster;
  • The 3rd International Conference of Asian Dendrochronology Association (ADA 2013), Tehran, Iran, April 2013, poster;
  • 3rd Asia2k Workshop, 26.05 - 27.05.2014 Beijing, China, oral report.
·     Russian – native language
·     English – speak fluently and read/write with high proficiency
·     snowboarding