Solomina Olga

Position: 
Director
Degree: 
D.Sc.
Rank: 
Corresponding Member of RAS
Phone: 
+7 495 959-00-34
Email: 
olgasolomina [at] yandex.ru
Department: 
Glaciology Department

Scientific qualification

Doctor of Sciences (Doktor nauk), corresponding Member of Russian Academy of Sciences

Research interests

Paleoclimatology, glacier variations in the Holocene, tree-ring analysis, dating of moraines, natural hazards in the mountains. Study areas: Caucasus, Tien Shan, Altay, Crimea, Urals, Far East, Arctic and Antarctica, Russian Plain.

web-site: http://www.paleoglacilogy.org

Selected Publications

Sorg, A., Bolch T., Stoffel M., Solomina O. and Beniston M. 2012. How much longer will Tien Shan glaciers feed Central Asia’s rivers? Nature Climate Change published online: 29 july 2012 | doi: 10.1038/nclimate1592

Wanner H., Solomina O., Grosjean M., Ritz S.P. and Jetel M. 2011. Structure and origin of Holocene cold events. Quaternary Science Reviews Volume 30, Issues 21-22, October, Pages 3109-3123 doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.07.010

Solomina, O. 2010. Studying past volcanic activity with tree-rings. In: Tree-Ring Reconstructions in Natural Hazards Research. Series: Advances in Global Change Research (AGLO) Eds. M. Stoffel, M. Bollschweiler, D. R. Butler, B. H.Luckman. DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-8736-2

Solomina, O.N., Ivanov, M.N and Bradwell, T. 2010. Lichenometric studies on moraines in the Polar Urals. Geogr. Ann., 92 A (1): 81–99.

Klimenko V. and Solomina O. 2010. Climatic Variations in the East European Plain during the Last Millennium: State of the ArtR. Przybylak et al. (eds.). The Polish Climate in the European Context: An Historical Overview, DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-3167-9_3,© Springer Science + Business Media, B.V. 71-101.

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.

Solomina, O., I. Pavlova, A. Curtis, G. Jacoby, V. Ponomareva, and M. Pevzner 2008 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.

Solomina, O., Wiles, G., Shiraiwa,T., and  D’Arrigo, R. 2007 Multiproxy records of climate variability for Kamchatka for the past 400 years  Climate of the Past 3(www.clim-past.net/3/119/2007/): 119-128.

Solomina, O., Haeberli,  W.,  Kull, C., Wiles, G. 2007        Historical and Holocene glacier–climate variations: General concepts and overview Glob.Planet.Change doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2007.02.001.

Solomina, O., 1999. Mountain glaciers in the Holocene. Moscow. Nauchny Mir, 264.

Books

2012           Solomina O., Dolgova, E., Maximova, O. Tree-ring based hydrometeorological reconstructions in Crimea, Caucasus and Tien-Shan. «Nestor-History», M-SPB, 232 pp.(in Russian with extended resume).

1999           Solomina, O.N.Mountain glaciation of Northern Eurasia in Holocene. Moscow, Nauchny Mir. 264 pp. (in Russian).

1989           Serebryanny, L.R., Orlov, A.V., Solomina, O.N. at al.  Moraines as a source of glaciological information. Moscow, Nauka. 239 pp. (inRussian).

Selected Articles

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. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.11.018

2015           Jones, V. , Solomina, O.The geography of Kamchatka. Global and Planetary Change DOI: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2015.06.003

2015           Wiles,  G.C.,  O. Solomina,  R.D. D’Arrigo, K.J. Anchukaitis,  Y. V. Gensiarovsky,  N. Wiesenberg Reconstructed summer temperatures over the last 400 years based on Larch ring widths:  Sakhalin Island,  Russian  Far  East, Climate  Dynamics,  45(1-2),  397–405,  doi:  10.1007/s00382-014-2209-2, 2015.

2015           Feng Shi, Quansheng Ge, Bao Yang, Jianping Li, Fengmei Yang, F. C.Ljungqvist, O.Solomina, Takeshi Nakatsuka, Ninglian Wang, Sen Zhao, Chenxi Xu, Keyan Fang, Masaki Sano, Guoqiang Chu, Zexin Fan, Narayan P. Gaire, Muhammad Usama Zafar A multi-proxy reconstruction of spatial and temporal  variations in Asian summer temperatures over the last millennium Climatic Change 05/2015; DOI: 10.1007/s10584-015-1413-3

2014           Barr I.D., Solomina O. Holocene glacier fluctuations upon the KamchatkaPeninsula. Global and Planetary Change, v. 13, p.110–120 DOI: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2013.08.005.

2014           Solomina, О., Maximova, О., Cook Е. Picea Schrenkiana ring width and density at the upper and lower tree limits in the Tien Shan mts Kyrgyz republic as a source of paleoclimatic information. Geography, Environment, Sustainability. n. 01 [v. 07] 2014 p. 66-79.

2014           Solomina, O.N., Kalugin, I.A., Darin, A.V., Chepurnaya, A.A., Alexandrin, M.Y., Kuderina, T.M. The implementation of geochemical and palynological analyses of the sediment core of Karakyol for reconstructions of climatic changes in the valley of Teberda river (Northern Caucasus) during the Late Holocene: possibilities and limitations. Voprosy Geographii, v 137, p. 234-266.

2014           Quansheng Ge, Z. Hao, X. Shao, H. Borgaonkar, J. Luterbacher, T. Nakatsuka, M. Sano, O. Solomina and L. Zhou Understanding and reconstructing the Asian climate of the last 2000 years 3rd Asia2k workshop, Beijing, China, 26-27 May 2014  PAGES MAGAZINE, v 22, n 2, October  p. 8.

2013           Solomina, O.N., VolodichevaN.A., VolodichevaN.N., KuderinaT.M. DynamicsofnivalandglacialslopeprocessesintheBaksanandTeberdavalleyaccordingtotheradiocarbondatingofburiedsoilsIceandSnow, 2013, № 2 (122), p. 118-126.

2013           Solomina, O.N., Kalugin, I.A., Alexandrin, M.Yu., Bushueva, I.S., Darin, A.V., DolgovaE.A., Jomelli, V., IvanovM.N., MatskovskyV.V., OvchinnikovD.V., PavlovaI.O., RazumovskyL.V., ChepurnayaA.A. DrillingofsedimentsofKarakellake (Teberdavalley) andperspectivesoftheHolocenereconstructionofglacierandclimatehistoryinCaucasus. IceandSnow, 2013, n 2 (122) p. 102-111.

2013           DolgovaЕ.А., MatskovskyV.V., SolominaО.N., RototaevaО.V., NosenkoG.А., KhmelevskoyI.F. MassbalancereconstructionofGarabashiglacier (1800-2005) bytree-ringdataIceandSnow.n 1 (121). p. 34-42.

2013 PAGES 2kConsortium. Moinuddin Ahmed, Kevin J. Anchukaitis, Asfawossen Asrat, Hemant P. Borgaonkar, Martina Braida, Brendan M. Buckley, Ulf Büntgen, Brian M. Chase, Duncan A. Christie, Edward R. Cook, Mark A. J. Curran, Henry F. Diaz, Jan Esper, Ze-Xin Fan, Narayan P. Gaire, Quansheng Ge, Joëlle Gergis, J Fidel González-Rouco, Hugues Goosse, Stefan W. Grab, Nicholas Graham, Rochelle Graham, Martin Grosjean, Sami T. Hanhijärvi, Darrell S. Kaufman, Thorsten Kiefer, Katsuhiko Kimura, Atte A. Korhola, Paul J. Krusic, Antonio Lara, Anne-Marie Lézine, Fredrik C. Ljungqvist, Andrew M. Lorrey, Jürg Luterbacher, Valérie Masson-Delmotte, Danny McCarroll, Joseph R. McConnell, Nicholas P. McKay, Mariano S. Morales, Andrew D. Moy, Robert Mulvaney, Ignacio A. Mundo, Takeshi Nakatsuka, David J. Nash, Raphael Neukom, Sharon E. Nicholson, Hans Oerter, Jonathan G. Palmer, Steven J. Phipps, Maria R. Prieto, Andres Rivera, Masaki Sano, Mirko Severi, Timothy M. Shanahan, Xuemei Shao, Feng Shi, Michael Sigl, Jason E. Smerdon, Olga N. Solomina, Eric J. Steig, Barbara Stenni, Meloth Thamban, Valerie Trouet, Chris S.M. Turney, Mohammed Umer, Tas van Ommen, Dirk Verschuren, Andre E. Viau, Ricardo Villalba, Bo M. Vinther, Lucien von Gunten, Sebastian Wagner, Eugene R. Wahl, Heinz Wanner, Johannes P. Werner, James W.C. White, Koh Yasue, Eduardo Zorita Continental-scale temperature variability during the last two millennia. Nature Geoscience, Published online 21April 2013 DOI: 10.1038/NGEO1797.

2012 CasadoM., OrtegaP., Masson-DelmotteV., RisiC., SwingedouwD., DauxV., GentyD., MaignanF., SolominaO., VintherB., ViovyN., andYiouP.  Impact of precipitation intermittency on NAO-temperature signals in proxy records. Climate in the past. No.: cp-2012-145.Clim. Past, 9, 871–886, 2013 www.clim-past.net/9/871/2013/ doi:10.5194/cp-9-871-2013, p. 871–886.

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

2012           BushuevaI.S., SolominaO.N. Fluctuations of Kashkatash glacier in  XVII–XXI by carthographic, dendrochronological and lichenonemtric data. IceandSnow № 2 (118) p. 121-130.

2012           SolominaO.N., BushuevaI.S., KuderinaT.M., MatskovskyV.V., KudikovA.V. TheHolocenehistoryoftheUllukamglacier. IceandSnow, № 1 (117) p. 85-94.

2012           NazarovA. N., SolominaO. N., MyglanV. S. Variations of the Tree Line and Glaciers in the Central and Eastern Altai Regions in the Holocene 2012, том 444, Doklady Earth Sciences, 2012, Vol. 444, Part 2, pp. 787–790.

2011           MatskovskyV.V., SolominaO.N. ClimaticsignalintheringwidthofconifertreesintheNorthandcentralpartoftheEuropeanRussia. Problems of ecological monitoring and evolution of geosystems. v. 24, p. 256-270.

2011           BrugnoliE., SolominaO., SpaccinoL., DologvaE. ClimateSignalintheRingWidth, DensityandCarbonStableIsotopesinPine (Pinus silvestris L.) in Central Caucasus. Geography, Environment, Sustainability, N 4, p. 4-16.

2011           Solomina O.N., Matskovsky V.V, Zhukov R.C. Tree-ring chronicles “Vologda” and “Solovki” as a source of the data on climatic of the last millennium. Doklady of Russian Academy of Sciences, v 439, n 4, p. 539–544. (in Russian)

2011           Matskovsky V.V, Dolgova E.A., Solomina O.N. Application of tree-ring data for the reconstruction of the runoff of Teberda river in 1850-2005. Ice and Snow, 2011-1 (119), p. 119-123. (in Russian)

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., Maksimova O.E. Ring width and density of Picea Schrenkiana at the upper tree limit in Kyrgyz republic as a source of peleoclimatic information. Izvestiya of RussianAcademy of Sciences. Geographical Series (in Russian) n 6, p. 54-66.(in Russian)

2010           Maximova O.E., Solomina O.N. Seven-centuries spurce ring width chronology in the area of Engilchek glacier, Tien Shan mountains, Kyrgyzstan republic. Proceedings of the International workshop “Reconceptualizing cultural and environmental change in Central Asia: an historical perspective on the future”. Kyoto, Japan, 2010, p.1-10.

2010           Dolgova E., Solomina O.  The first quantitative reconstruction of warm period temperature in Caucasus according to the tree-ring data. Doklady of RussianAcademy of Sciences. 431, n 2, p. 119-123 (in Russian).

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.

2010           Solomina, O. Unknown eruption of Shiveluch volcano (Kamchatka, Russia) around AD1756 is identified by dendrochronology.  In: Tree-Ring Reconstructions in Natural Hazards Research. Series: Advances in Global Change Research (AGLO) Eds. M. Stoffel, M. Bollschweiler, D. R. Butler, B. H.Luckman. DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-8736-2. p.483-484. p. 443-452.

2010           Solomina, O. Studying past volcanic activity with tree-rings. In: Tree-Ring Reconstructions in Natural Hazards Research. Series: Advances in Global Change Research (AGLO) Eds. M. Stoffel, M. Bollschweiler, D. R. Butler, B. H.Luckman.   DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-8736-2

2010           Klimenko V. and Solomina O. Climatic Variations in the East European Plain during the Last Millennium: State of the Art. Przybylak et al. (eds.). The Polish Climate in the European Context:An Historical Overview, DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-3167-9_3,© Springer Science + Business Media, B.V. 71-101.

2010           Solomina O.N., Rumiantsev D.E., Matskovsky V.V. Conifer tree-ring response to climatic signal in the central part of the East European Plain. Geography: problems of science and education. LXIII Gertzen Conference. SPB, p. 321-324. (in Russian)

2009           Demezhko D.Yu., Solomina O.N. Temperature changes in the Kunashir during the last 400 years according to the geothermic and tree-ring data. Doklady of RussianAcademy of Sciences 426(2): 1-4.(in Russian)

2009           Solomina, O.N., Aptikaeva, O.I.,  Shatalin, A.Yu. Cyclicity of Natural Processes in the Last 300 Years Imprinted in the Tree-Ring Proxies in Subarctic European Russia Revealed by Wavelet Analysis. Geofizicheskie protsessy i biosfera, 2009, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 51–62. ISSN 0001_4338, Izvestiya, Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics, 2010, Vol. 46, No. 7, pp. 32–39.

2009           Rumiantsev D.E., Solomina O.N., Lipatkin V.A., Matskovsky V.V., Kukhta A.E., Nikolaev D.K. Potentials of cross-dating of the pine and spruce in the central part of the East European plain. Lesnoy Vesntik. v. 3 (72), 67-75.

2008           Solomina O.N., Maximova O.E., Gorlov M.G. Tree-ring reconstruction of summer temperature of the last five centuries in the Tien Shan mountains, Kyrgyzstan republic // Symposium in memory of the 80th anniversary of the German-Russian Alay/ Pamir Expedition in 1928, 2008.

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.

2008           Jomelli V., Grancher D., Brunstein D., Solomina O. Recalibration of the yellow Rhizocarpon growth curve in the Cordillera Blanca (Peru) and implications for LIA chronology. Geomorphology 93, 201–212.

2007           Solomina, O.N., Abilmeizova B., Griaznova,V.V., Yershova, I.V.. Tree-rings drought index reconstruction in Near Issyk-Kul area, Tien Shan, KyrgyzRepublic for AD 1680-2005. - Problems of ecological monitoring and ecosystem modeling vol. 21, pp. 183-202. (in Russian).

2007           Solomina, O., Wiles, G., Shiraiwa, T., and  D’Arrigo, R. Multiproxy records of climate variability for Kamchatka for the past 400 years Climate of the Past 3(www.clim-past.net/3/119/2007/): 119-128.

2007           Solomina, O., Jomelli,V.  Kaser G., Ames, A., Berger B., Pouyaud, B. Lichenometry in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru: “Little Ice Age” moraine chronology. Glob.Planet.Change doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2006.11.016.

2007           Solomina, O., Haeberli,  W.,  Kull, C., Wiles, G. Historical and Holocene glacier–climate variations: General concepts and overview Glob.Planet.Change doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2007.02.001.

2007           Dolgova E., Solomina, O., Jomelli,V, Yurina Yu., OleinikovA., VolodichevaN. Tree-ringdatingofmorainesofBolshoyAzau, SchkeldaandTerskolglaciers, BolshoyAzauvalley. Newmethodsindendroecology. Irkutsk, Institute of geography SO RAS, 87-89.

2006           Solomina O., Schweingruber F., Nagornov O., Kuzmichenok, V.,. YurinaYu., MikhalenkoV., KunakhovichM., andKutuzov, S. Reconstruction of summer temperature and ablation of glaciers in Central Tien Shan for the period of AD 1626-1995 using maximum ring density of spruce (Picea Schrenkiana)  Data of Glacialogical Studies, vol. 100, p. 104-113. (in Russian).

2005           Solomina, O., Jacoby, G., D'Arrigo, R., Braeunning, А., Eremenko, N., Muraviev, Ya. Summer Temperature Reconstructions of the Last 400 Years in Kamchatka and Kunashir Based on Tree-Ring Analysis. Problems of ecological monitoring and ecosystem modeling v. 20, p. 37-58. (in Russian).

2005           Solomina, O., Davi, N., D’Arrigo, R., Jacoby, G. Tree-ring reconstruction of Crimean drought and l ake chronology correction. Geophysical Research Letters, v. 32, 32(LXXXXX): doi:10.1029/2005GL023335.

2005           Solomina, O. N. Glacier and climate variability on the Mountains of the Former Soviet Union during the last 1000 years. Global change and mountain regions. An overwiew of current knowledge. Eds: U.M.Huber, M.A.Reasoner. Dordrecht, Springer. v.23, p. 61-72.

2004           Solomina, O., Alverson, K. High latitude Eurasian paleoenvironments: introduction and synthesis. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 209, p. 1-18.

2004           Jacoby, G., Solomina,O.,  Frank, D.,  Eremenko, N.,  D’Arrigo, R. Kunashir (Kuriles) Oak 400-year reconstruction of temperature and relation to the Pacific Decadal Oscillation. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology,v. 209, p. 303-311.

2004           Solomina, O., Barry, R., Bodnya, M. The Retreat of Tien Shan Glaciers (Kyrgyzstan) since the Little Ice Age Estimated from Aerial Photographs, Lichenometric and Historical Data. Geographiska Annaler, v. 86A n 2: 205-215.

2003           Solomina, O.N., 2003. Dynamics of subpolar glaciation over 2000 years by lichenometric data. Data of glaciological studies.  94: 17-30. (in Russian).

2003           Solomina, O., Calkin, P. Lichenometry as Applied to Moraines in Alaska, USA, and Kamchatka, Russia. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 35 (2), p. 129-143.

2002           Solomina, O.N. Dendrogeomorphology: Research Requirements. Dendrochronologia, 20 (1), p. 231-243.

2000           Solomina, O. N. Retreat of mountain glaciers of northern Eurasia since the Little Ice Age maximum. Annals of Glaciology. v. 31, p. 26-30.

1999           Solomina, O. N., Muraviev, Ya.D., Shiraiwa, K., & Sawaguchi S. Lichenometric studies of moraines in KronotskyPeninsula, Kamchatka, Russia. In: Cryogenic Studies in Kamchatka II, Hokkaido, Japan. p. 76-78.

1998           Solomina, O. N. & Filatov, E.S. Changes in mountain glaciers in Northeast Russia from the Little Ice age to the mid-20th century. Polar Geography. 22, p. 65-78.

1997           Bondarev, L.G., Gobedzhishvili, R.G. & Solomina, O.N. Fluctuations of local glaciers in the Southern Ranges of the Former USSR. Quaternary International, 38/39, p. 103-108.

1997           Solomina O.N. Holocene rapid mass movement in the former USSR: avalanches and mudflows. In: Rapid mass movement as a source of climatic evidence for the Holocene,  Gustav Fisher Verlag, Stuttgart, p.355-369.

1996           Mikhalenko, V.N. & Solomina, O.N.  Long-term variations of mountain glaciers in the former USSR (FSU). Part 1. Mass balance reconstructions. Zeitschrift fur Gletcherkunde und Glazialgeologie, 32, p. 159-166.

1996           Solomina, O.N. Long-term variations of Mountain Glaciers in the former USSR (FSU) Part 2. Dendrochronology and Lichenometry. Zeitschrift fur Gletcherkunde und Glazialgeologie, v.32, p. 197-205.

1996           Savoskul, O.S. & Solomina, O.N. Late-Holocene glacier variations in the frontal and inner ranges of the Tien Shan, Central Asia. The Holocene, v. 6 (1), p. 25-35.

1996           Serebryanny, L.R. & Solomina, O.N. Glaciers and climate of the mountains of the former USSR during the Neoglacial. Mountain Research and Development, v. 16 (2), p. 157-166.

1995           Solomina, O.N., Muravyev, Ya.D. & Bazanova, L.I.  Little Ice Age Glaciers in Kamchatka.  Annals of Glaciology, v.21, p.  240-244.

1994           Solomina, O.N., Savoskul O.S. & Cherkinsky A.E.  Glacier variations, mudflow activity and landscape development in the AksayValley (Tien Shan) during the late Holocene. The Holocene, v.4 (1), p. 25-31.

1991           Kotlyakov, V.M., Serebryanny, L.R. & Solomina, O.N. Climate change and glacier fluctuations of the last millennium in the south mountains of USSR. Mountain Research and Development. v. 11 (1) p. 1-12.

1991           Solomina, O. & Melnikova, N. Research on glaciers and climate fluctuations in Turgen-Aksu Valley, Terskey Ala-Too Range (tree-rings, lichenometry). - Journal of Glaciology and Geocryology. v.13 (3), p. 201-212 (in Chinese).

1989           Serebryanny, L.R. & Solomina, O.N.  Glacial changes in Tien Shan Mts. revealed by bioindication: time series analysis and interpretation. - IAHS Publ.  p. 81-87.

1985           Serebryanny, L,R., Tishkov, A.A., Malyasova, E.S., Solomina, O.N. & Ilves, E.O.  Reconstruction of the development of vegetation in Arctic high latitudes.  Polar geography and geology. 9, p. 308-321.