Vladimir Matskovsky

Ph.D., Scientific reseacher
Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences
matskovsky@igras.ru
 

Year of birth: 1986

Contacts:

Glaciological Department
Institute of Geography RAS
119017, Staromonetny pereulok 29, Moscow, Russia
tel: +7 (499) 125-9011
fax: +7 (495) 959-0033

 

Ph.D. in Earth Sciences. Geomorphology and paleogeography, 2011.

Ph.D. thesis: «Possibilities and restrictions of climatic signal reconstructions using tree-ring width of conifers in the Center and North of European Russia».

 

EDUCATION

Moscow State University, Faculty of Computational Mathematics and Cybernetics, Department of Mathematical Methods of Forecast

Diploma specialist program. Specialist in applied mathematics and computer science, mathematician, analyst-programmer. 2008.

Diploma thesis: “Comparison of classical and reduced methods for multivariate linear discrimination and regression problems”.

 

SKILLS

Dendrochronology, Dendroclimatology, Wood dating, Programming (Matlab, R, PHP, Python), Statistics, Data analysis.

 

SCIENTIFIC PROJECTS INVOLVED

 

Principal investigator

  1. RF President grant МК-7865.2016.6 (2015-2016): Dendrochronological and radiocarbon dating of 14-17th century Russian icons.
  2. RF President grant МК-7354.2013.5 (2013-2014): Low-frequency climatic variability and extreme events at northern and southern parts of European Russia on basis of tree-ring reconstructions.
  3. Russian Foundation for Basic Research, grant № 12-05-31126 (2012-2013): New methods of standardization and direct reconstruction in dendroclimatology

Co-investigator

  1. Russian Science Foundation, grant no. 14-17-00645 (2014-2016):  Reconstruction and projections of droughts in the central part of East European plain based on tree-ring analyses and climate modeling
  2. Russian Foundation for Basic Research, grant no. 14-46-03077 (2014-2015):  Analysis of climate in the Kalugа region based on tree-ring, historical and phoenological data
  3. RF President grant no. МК-3895.2014.5 (2014-2015):  Cloudiness in the Arctic: interannual variability, causes of change, and affect on temperature regime.
  4. Russian Foundation for Basic Research, grant no. 13-05-41058 (2013-2015):  Contemporary warming of summer season in Russia: circulation mechanisms, regional peculiarities and impacts for environment
  5. Russian Foundation for Basic Research, grant no. 13-06-12033 (2013-2015): Medieval Russian Towns Dendrochronology: System and Statistical Analysis of the Database of Dated Wood-samples
  6. Russian Foundation for Basic Research, grant no. 13-05-90306 (2013-2014): Paleoclimatic indicators of Abkhasia.
  7. Russian Foundation for Basic Research, grant no. 12-06-00358 (2012-2014):  Dendroprovenancing of archaeological and architectural wood of Solovki islands
  8. Russian Foundation for Basic Research, grant № 12-05-31115: Developing of the generalized tree-ring maximum density based chronology of conifers over the Northern Caucasus.
  9. Russian Foundation for Basic Research, grant № 12-05-31098: Creation of subfossil and fossil pollen database for the territory of Russia and adjacent country.
  10. State contract №8337. "Cascade effect" of climate change consequences in mountain and polar regions of Russia.
  11. RF President grant МК-875.2011.5: Changes of ice reserves at Northern Caucasus during the second half of XX century.
  12. Humboldt foundation grant. A Historical Impact of Climatic Variations in the Russian Arctic during the Last Millennium (2012-2013).
  13. Russian Foundation for Basic Research, grant № 11-05-00728: Assesment of glacier volume in Northern Caucasus and its changes since the middle of XX century.
  14. Russian Foundation for Basic Research, grant 11-05-10074: Organization and conduction of field works in the central part of the East European plain in order to create the millennium long "Moscow" regional chronology.
  15. Russian Foundation for Basic Research, grant 11-05-00304: Development of integrated paleoclimatological reconstruction for the Northern Caucasus on a base of ice-core studies and dendrochronology.
  16. Russian Foundation for Basic Research, grant 10-06-00479: Paleoecological reconstructions of the open Upperpaleolithic base-site: the main problems.
  17. State project № 02.740.11.0342: «Large scale atmospheric circulation
    as a factor of modern climate change in Russia», under principal federal program «Scientific and educational personnel for innovative Russia»
    .
  18. Russian Foundation for Basic Research, grant 09-05-00982: Construction and paleoclimatic analysis of continuous millennium-long ring-width chronology in Moscow region.
  19. Russian Foundation for Basic Research, grant07-01-00064: Point fields invariant to bias, and their use for applied problem solutions.

 

FIELD EXPERIENCE
  1. Archaeological research expeditions in Kamennaya Balka, Rostov region, Russia, 2001-2012.
  2. Archaeological research expeditions in South Urals, Chelyabinsk region,Bashkiriya, Russia, 2007-2009.
  3. Archaeological research expedition in East Sayan, Tyva region, Russia, 2007.
  4. Dendrochronological, paleolimnological and glaciological research in the Northern Caucasus, Russia, 2008-2015.
  5. Dendrochronological and dendroclimatic research in the central part of European Russia, 2009-2015
  6. Dendroclimatic research in Sakhalin, Far East and Kamchatka, Russia, 2013-2014 (In cooperation with Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and Wooster Colledge).
  7. Glaciological studies in Svalbard, 2014.

AWARDS

  1. Award for the best talk, PAGES 2nd Young Scientists Meeting, Goa, India, 2013 
  2. “Research stay in Germany for junior researchers” /Humboldt Foundation, 2012-13/
  3. Award for the best talk, 4th Young Scientists School-Conference "Natural and Nature-Anthropogenic Geosystems", Kursk, Russia, 2012
  4. Award for the best talk, 3rd Young Scientists School-Conference "Natural and Nature-Anthropogenic Geosystems", Kursk, Russia, 2011
  5.  “Support for talented young scientists” /Russian Academy of Sciences, 2010/


CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION

 

  1. The 3rd International Conference of Asian Dendrochronology Association (ADA 2013), oral report and poster
  2. PAGES 2nd Young Scientists Meeting 2013, oral reportPAGES 4th Open Scientists Meeting 2013, poster
  3. RusDendro 2011, 2014, oral report and poster
  4. WorldDendro 2010, 2014, oral report.
  5. AAG 2010 Annual Meeting, oral report.
  6. PAGES 1st Young Scientists Meeting 2009, poster.
  7. EGU General Assembly 2009, poster.
  8. More than 25 conferences in Russia

 

PUBLICATIONS

Books

  1. Matskovsky V.V. Climatic signal in tree-ring width chronologies of conifers in the northern and central European Russia. Moscow: GEOS, 2013. 148 p. (in Russian)

Papers

  1. Vladimir Matskovsky, Andrey Dolgikh, Konstantin Voronin (2015) Combined dendrochronological and radiocarbon dating of three Russian icons from the 15th–17th century // Dendrochronologia, doi:10.1016/j.dendro.2015.10.002
  2. Vladimir Matskovsky, Samuli Helama (2015) Direct transformation of tree-ring measurements into palaeoclimate reconstructions in three-dimensional space // The Holocene, doi:10.1177/0959683615609748 Supplementary
  3. Matskovsky V. (2015) Climatic signal in tree-ring width chronologies of conifers in European Russia // International Journal of Climatology, doi:10.1002/joc.4563 Supplementary
  4. Voronin K., Dolgikh A., Matskovsky V., Cherkinsky A., Skripkin V., Alexandrovskiy A. Comparative dendrochronological and 14C dating of 15th century Russian icon // Radiocarbon, Vol 57, Nr 1, 2015, p 173-182
  5. Voronin K., Dolgikh A., Matskovsky V. Comparative dendrochronological and 14C dating of  "Mother of God, Jerusalem type" icon. // Kratkiye soobshcheniya Instituta arkheologii, 236, 2014. P. 349-354. (in Russian)
  6. Karpukhin A.A., Matskovsky V.V. Absolute generalized tree-ring chronology of Sukhona and Sheksna rivers cathments (AD 1085-2009) // Russian archaeology. 2014. № 2. P.76-87.
  7. Klimenko V., Matskovsky V., Dalmann D. Multi-archive temperature reconstruction of the Russian Arctic for the past two millennia. Geography, Environment, Sustainability 2014 1 (7). P. 16-29.
  8. Matskovsky V.V., Helama S: Testing long-term summer temperature reconstruction based on maximum density chronologies obtained by reanalysis of tree-ring datasets from northernmost Sweden and Finland, Clim. Past, 10, 1473–1487, 2014 doi:10.5194/cp-10-1473-2014
  9. Macheret Yu.Ya., S.S. Kutuzov, Matskovsky V.V., I.I. Lavrentiev. On the glacier volumes assesment // Ice and Snow. 2013. Iss.1. p. 5-15. (in Russian)
  10. Dolgova E.A., Matskovsky V.V., Solomina O.N., Rototaeva O.V., Nosenko G.A., Khmelevskoy I.F. Garabashi glacier mass balance reconstruction (AD 1800-2005) based on dendrochronological data // Ice and Snow. 2013. Iss.1. p. 34-42. (in Russian)
  11. Klimenko V.V., Matskovsky V.V., Pakhomova L.Yu. New comparative chronology of climatic and historical events Новая сравнительная хронология климатических и исторических событий in North-East Europe (VIII-XVII cc.) // Man and Nature in space and time. Iss. XXXVI, М.: 2012, 340 p. (in Russian)
  12. Klimenko V.V., Matskovsky V.V., Pakhomova L.Yu. High latitude climate variations and reclaiming of North-East Europe in Meddle ages // History and Contemporaneity, № 2, P. 130–163 (in Russian)
  13. Matskovsky V. Estimation of biases in RCS chronologies   // Journal of Siberian Federal University. Biology, 2011, №4. С. 389-404. (in Russian)
  14. Matskovsky V., Solomina O. Сlimatic sygnal in the tree-ring width of conifers at the North and Center of the East-European Plain // PEMME, 24, 2011. P. 261-275. (in Russian)
  15. Solomina O.N., Matskovskiy V.V., Zhukov R.S. (2011) The Vologda and Solovki Dendrochronological “Chronicles” as a Source of Information about the Climate Conditions of the Last Millennium // Doklady Earth Sciences, 2011, Vol. 439, Part 2, pp. 1104–1109.
  16. Matskovskiy V.V., Kononova N.K. (2011) Digital mapping as a method for exploring fluctuations of the general atmospheric circulation. // Izvestiya RAN, Seriya geograficheskaya,2011, №6, p. 100-114. (in Russian)
  17. Matskovskiy V.V., Dolgova E.A., Solomina O.N. (2011) Opportunities of applying tree-ring data to Teberda River runoff reconstruction (AD 1850-2002) // Ice and Snow, 1(113), 2011. P. 119-123. (in Russian).
  18. Rumyantsev D.E., Solomina O.N., Lipatkin V.A, Matskovskiy V.V., Kukhta A.E., Nikolaev D.K. (2011) Possibilities of cross-dating of Pinus sylvestris and Picea abies tree-ring chronologies in the central part of European Russia. // Lesnoy Vestnik, 3, 2010 (72). - P. 67-75. (in Russian).
  19. Matskovsky V.V., E.A. Dolgova, O.N. Solomina (2010). Teberda River runoff variability (AD 1850–2005) based on tree ring reconstruction (Northern Caucasus, Russia). // IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science Volume 9, 2010. http://iopscience.iop.org/1755-1315/9/1/012017
  20. O.N. Solomina, D.E. Rumyantsev, V.V. Matskovskiy (2010) Climatic response of conifer tree-ring chronologies in the central part of European Russia. (Moscow region) // Proceedings of the Annual International Conference ‘Readings from Gertsen LXIII’. P. 321-324. (in Russian).
  21. Matskovskiy V.V., Kononova N.K. (2009) Digital mapping of the general atmospheric circulation for the means of analysis of natural hazards variability. // Proceedings of 11th Conference ‘Readings from Sergeev’. P. 70-74. (in Russian).

Abstracts

  1. Matskovsky V. (2013) Estimation of biases in RCS chronologies / The 3rd International Conference of Asian Dendrochronology Association, 11-14 April 2013, Tehran Iran. Abstract Book.
  2. Matskovsky V. (2013) Exploring climatic signal in tree-ring width chronologies of European Russia: spatial change and perspectives for paleoclimatic reconstructions / The 3rd International Conference of Asian Dendrochronology Association, 11-14 April 2013, Tehran Iran. Abstract Book.
  3. Dolgova E., Matskovsky V. (2013) Tree-ring based mass-balance reconstruction of Garabashi glacier (Central Caucasus) / The 3rd International Conference of Asian Dendrochronology Association, 11-14 April 2013, Tehran Iran. Abstract Book.
  4. Matskovsky V. (2013) Climatic signal in tree-ring width chronologies of European Russia: spatial change and perspectives for paleoclimatic reconstructions / PAGES 2nd Young Scientist Meeting. 11-12 February, Goa, India. Program and Abstracts. p. 48-49.
  5. Dolgova E., Matskovsky V. (2013) Garabashi glacier (Central Caucasus) mass balance reconstructions inferred from tree-rings / PAGES 4th Open Scientist Meeting. 13-16 February, Goa, India. Program and Abstracts. p. 57-58.
  6. Matskovsky V.V. (2010 DIRECT: a new approach to dendroclimatic reconstructions // Abstracts of the 8-th International Conference on Dendrochronology WorldDendro 2010.
  7. Matskovsky V.V. (2010) DIRECT: a new approach to dendroclimatic reconstructions // Abstracts of the International Conference Association of American Geographists, AGA 2010.
 

 

LANGUAGES
Russian – native language
English – good