Targulian Viktor

Chief Research Scientist
targulian [at] igras.ru
votargulian [at] gmail.com
Department of Soil Geography and Evolution

Research interests

Soil Genesis and Geography, soil formation, evolution and weathering in humid regions, paleopedology, general theory of pedology. Study areas: Arctic, mountain East Siberia, Far East, Kamchatka, Caucasus, Russian plain, Polinesia, Seishels

Selected publications

  1. Mergelov, N.S., Shorkunov, I.G., Targulian, V.O., Dolgikh, A.V., Abrosimov, K.N., Zazovskaya, E.P., & Goryachkin, S.V. Soil-like Patterns Inside the Rocks: Structure, Genesis, and Research Techniques. In: Biogenic-Abiogenic Interactions in Natural and Anthropogenic Systems. Springer International Publishing, 2016. P. 205-222.
  2. Sedov S., Sycheva S., Targulian V., Pi T., Díaz J. Last Interglacial paleosols with Argic horizons in Upper Austria and Central Russia: pedogenetic and paleoenvironmental inferences from comparison with the Holocene analogues // Quaternary Science Journal, Volume 62. Number 1. 2013. 44–58.
  3. Gracheva R.G., Targulian V.O.,  2012. The mineral matter metamorphism in humid areas: systematisation of specific pedogenic processes. In book “ Landscape geochemistry and soil geography. M. MGU Publich. House, p. 345-365 (in Russian)
  4. Inozemtsev S.A., Targulian V.O. 2011, Upper Permian Paleosols: features, processes, environment, GEOS, 320 р (in Russian).
  5. Targulian V.O. 2009. Soil and Society: Human Impacts and Soil Responses. In book “Soils of Tomorrow – Soils Changing in a Changing World”, Advances in GeoEcology, 39, 13-26 p.
  6. Targulian V.O., Goryachkin S.V. 2008. Soil Memory Soil as a Memory of Biospher-Geosphere-Antroposphere Interactions. М. URSS. 680 р. (in Russian)
  7. Targulian V.O., Arnold R.W. 2008. Pedosphere: Evolution, Memory and Ecological Functions. Elsevier, Encyclopedia of Ecology, Global Ecology,vol.4, p. 2665-2670
  8. Targulian V.O., Krasilnikov P.V. 2007. Soil System and Pedogenic Processes: Selforganization, Time Scales and Environmental Significance, CATENA, vol 71,iss. 3. p. 15-28
  9. Targulian V.O. 2006. The Scope of Pedology, In book The Future of Soil Science, IUSS, Wageningen, The Netherlands, p 45-51
  10. Bronnikova M.A., Targulian V.O. 2005. Cutans in the Albeluvisols / М. Аcademkniga, 244 р (in Russian)