Shorkunov Ilia

Research fellow
shorkunov [at]
Department of Soil Geography and Evolution

Research interests

Pedology, Soil morphology, paleopedology, paleogeography, paleoarchive, soil memory, landscape memory, buried topography, cover beds, mantle loams, paleosol, hierarchical morphogenetic research

Selected Publications

  1. Shishkina Yu, Garankina E, Belyaev V, Shorkunov I, Andreev P, Bondar A, Potapova V, Verlova T. (2019). Postglacial incision-infill cycles at the Borisoglebsk Upland: Correlations between interfluve headwaters and fluvial network. International Soila and Water Conservation Research. DOI: 10.1016/j.iswcr.2019.02.001i. SJR 2017 IF 0.67.
  2. Mergelov N, Mueller CW, Prater I, Shorkunov I, Dolgikh A, Zazovskaya E, Shishkov V, Krupskaya V, Abrosimov K, Cherkinsky A, Goryachkin S. (2018). Alteration of rocks by endolithic organisms is one of the pathways for the beginning of soils on Earth. Scientific Reports. Vol. 8. Issue 1. Article number 3367. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-21682-6.
  3. Soina V.S., Mergelov N.S., Kudinova A.G., Lysak L.V., Demkina E.V., Vorobyova E.A., Dolgikh A.V., Shorkunov I.G. (2018). Microbial Communities of Soils and Soil-like Bodies in Extreme Conditions of East Antarctica. Paleontological Journal. Vol. 52. Issue 10. Pp. 100-109. DOI: 10.1134/S0031030118100143.
  4. Bronnikova, M.A., Konoplianikova, Y.V., Agatova, A.R., Zazovskaya, E.P., Lebedeva, M.P., Turova, I.V., Nepop, R.K., Shorkunov, I.G., Cherkinsky, A.E. (2017). Coatings in cryoaridic soils and other records of landscape and climate changes in the Ak-Khol Lake basin (Tyva). Eurasian Soil Science. Vol. 50. Issue 2, Pp. 142-157. DOI: 10.1134/S1064229317020016.
  5. Gracheva, R.G., Belonovskaya, E.A., Vinogradova, V.V., Shorkunov, I.G. (2017). Convergence of vegetation and soils of intermontane basins of the Central Caucasus. Izvestiya Rossiiskaya Akademii Nauk, Seriya Geograficheskaya. Issue 6. Pp. 78-88. DOI: 10.7868/S037324441706007X.
  6. Belonovskaya E., Gracheva R., Shorkunov I., Vinogradova V. (2016). Grasslands of intermontane basins of Central Caucasus: Land use legacies and present-day state. Hacquetia. Vol. 15. Issue 2. Pp.37-47. DOI: 10.1515/hacq-2016-0016.
  7. Karelin D.V., Zazovskaya E.P., Shishkov V.A., Dolgikh A.V., Shorkunov I.G., Pochikalov A.V., Karpov A.A., Antonov E.V., Goryachkin S.V. (2016). The emission of biogenic greenhouse gases from Arctic and North boreal soils due to the different types of anthropogenic land use at local and regional scales: prospects and dynamics. Proceedings of the 2nd Pan-Eurasian Experiment (PEEX) Conference and the 6th PEEXMeeting. P. 215-220.
  8. Mergelov N.S., Shorkunov I.G., Targulian V.O., Dolgikh A.V., Abrosimov K.N., Zazovskaya E.P., Goryachkin S.V. (2016). Soil-like patterns inside the rocks: Structure, genesis, and research techniques. Lecture Notes in Earth System Sciences. Issue 9783319249858. Pp. 205-222. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-24987-2_17.
  9. Mergelov N.S., Shorkunov I.G., Dolgikh A.V., Shishkov V.A., Zazovskaya E.P., Targulian V.O., Goryachkin S.V. (2016). Endolithic and hypolithic soil-like systems: structure and composition from the macro- to submicro-levels. Бюллетень Почвенного института имени В.В.Докучаева. Vol. 86. Pp. 103–114. DOI: 10.19047/0136-1694-2016-86-103-114.
  10. Gerasimova M.I., Bronnikova M.A., Khitrov N.B., Shorkunov I.G. (2016). Hierarchical morphogenetic analysis of Kursk Chernozem. Бюллетень Почвенного института имени В.В.Докучаева. Vol. 86. Pp. 64–76. DOI: 10.19047/0136-1694-2016-86-64-76.
  11. Kudinova A.G., Lysak L.V., Soina V.S., Mergelov N.S., Dolgikh A.V., Shorkunov I.G. (2015). Bacterial communities in the soils of cryptogamic barrens of East Antarctica (the Larsemann Hills and Thala Hills oases). Eurasian Soil Science. Vol. 48. Issue 3, Pp. 276-287. DOI: 10.1134/S1064229315030072.