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Olga N. Solomina

portrait Dr. Olga N. Solomina
Deputy Director

Dept. of Glaciology
Inst. of Geography
Russian Academy of Sciences
Staromonetny 29
RU-119017 Moscow

Phone: +7 (0)495 125 90 11
Phone2: +7 (0)495 939 01 21
Fax: +7 (0)495 959 00 33
E-mail: olgasolomina(at)
URL Institution:
Personal URL: link
Phone: +7 (0)495 125 90 11
Phone2: +7 (0)495 939 01 21
Fax: +7 (0)495 959 00 33
E-mail: olgasolomina(at)
URL Institution:
Personal URL: link

Additional functions:
Corresponding Member, Russian Academy of Sciences
IPCC4 and 5 WG1 Lead author

Key Publications of Olga N. Solomina (up to ten) :
2016 Solomina, O.N., Bradley, R.S., Jomelli, V., Geirsdottir, A., Kaufman, D.S., Koch, J. McKay, N.P. Masiokas, M., Miller, G., Nesje, A., Nicolussi, K., Owen, L.A. Wanner, H., Wiles, G., Yang, B. Glacier fluctuations during the past 2000 years – Quaternary Science Reviews 149 61-90.
2016 Solomina, O., Bushueva, I., Dolgova, E., Jomelli, V., Alexandrin, M., Mikhalenko, V., & Matskovsky, V. Glacier variations in the Northern Caucasus compared to climatic reconstructions over the past millennium. Global and Planetary Change, 140, 28-58.
2015 Solomina, O., Bradley, R., Hodgson, D., Ivy-Ochs, S., Jomelli, V., Mackintosh, A., Nesje, A., Owen, L., Wanner, H., Wiles, G., Young, N. Holocene glacier fluctuations. Quaternary Science Reviews Volume 111, 1 March 2015, Pages 9–34. 2012 Sorg, A., Bolch T., Stoffel M., Solomina O. and Beniston M. How much longer will Tien Shan glaciers feed Central Asia’s rivers? Nature Climate Change PUBLISHED ONLINE: 29 JULY 2012 | DOI: 10.1038/NCLIMATE1592
2011 Wanner H., Solomina O., Grosjean M., Ritz S.P. and Jetel M. Structure and origin of Holocene cold events. Quaternary Science Reviews, v 30, n 21-22, p. 3109-3123 doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.07.010
2010 Solomina, O.N., Ivanov, M.N and Bradwell, T. Lichenometric studies on moraines in the Polar Urals. Geogr. Ann., 92 A (1): 81–99.
2008 Wanner, H., Beer, J. Bütikofer, J., Crowley, T. J., Cubaschd, U., Flückiger, J., Goosse, H., Grosjean, M., Joos, F., Kaplan, J.O., Küttel, M., Müller, S., Prentice C., Solomina, O., Stocker, T. F., Tarasov P., Wagner M., Widmann, M. (2008). Mid- to late Holocene climate change - a comprehensive review. Quaternary Science Review 27 (19-20): 1791-1828.
2008 Solomina, O., Pavlova, I., Curtis, A., Jacoby, G., Ponomareva, V. and Pevzner M. Constraining recent Shiveluch volcano eruptions (Kamchatka, Russia) by means of dendrochronology. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences. Special Issue: Tree-ring reconstructions in natural hazards research, v. 8, p.1-15.

Expertise of Olga N. Solomina:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
ScopeProcess Studies
Causes of Change
Topic AtmosphereClimate
Global Warming
Topic HydrosphereFresh Water Systems / Rivers / Lakes
Topic CryosphereGlaciers
Polar Ice Sheets/ Sea Ice
Topic PedosphereGeology / Sediments
Topic BiospherePlants
Topic EcosystemsTerrestrial Ecosystems
Time FramePast
Past: Historical / Archeological
Statistical FocusExtreme Events
Mean Change / Trends
Time ScaleSeasonal / Annual
Decadal / Centennial
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Data Collection - Documents, Archives
Data Analysis
Literature Study
Collaboration with developing and transition countries ; Capacity Building
Mountain Research InitiativeLong-term monitoring and analysis of indicators of environmental change in mount
Europe (including Eastern Europe)
North America
Central Asia
Hindu Kush Himalayas

Specialties of Olga N. Solomina:
moraine dating, tree rings, combination of different proxies
Glacier variations, natural hazards and climate changes in the mountains and in the high latitude environment

Last update: 12/17/17
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