Koronkevich Nikolay

Head of Laboratory
+7 499 129-04-74
hydro-igras [at] yandex.ru
Laboratory of Hydrology

Scientific qualification

1968    Ph.D degree for the thesis “Transformation of water balance (on the example of Central-Chernozem district, Rostov and Chelyabinsk regions)”

1988    Ph.D degree (Doctor of Sciences  - Doctor Nauk)  for the thesis “Polystructure of water balance of Russian Plain”

Member of Scientific Committees of the Institute of Geography RAS,  Dissertation Committees of the Institute if Geography RAS and Institute of Water Resources RAS, Moscow Department of the Russian Geographical Society, member of the Conservation Section of the Moscow House of Scientists

Associate editor of magazines «News of RAN, series of geographic», «Water resources», «Problems of regional ecology».

Member of  Scientific and Technical Council of Committee for Water Resources of the Russian Federation.

Supervised   18 post-graduates who successfully defended Ph.D. thesis.

Academician of the Academy of Water economy Sciences

Chairman of Hydrological commission of Moscow center of Russian Geographical Society

Repeatedly lectured at the International UNESCO courses, at geography department of Moscow State University and others.


Research interests:

water balance and water resources of the territory, hydrochemistry, hydrological role of watersheds, small rivers, qualitative and quantitative  assessment of water objects conditions, anthropogenic impact on water resources and its hydrological and ecological after-effects

Selected Publications (total about 400):


Common factors of anthropogenic transformation of small watersheds of the steppe of the southern Russia (by the example of the Rostov region). Co-authors Zakrutkin V., Shishkin D., Debts S. Rostov-on-Don, publ. Rostov SU, 2004. 252 p.

Water balance of the Russian Plain and its anthropogenic changes. Moscow, Nauka, 1990. 205 p.

The transformation of water balance. Moscow, Nauka, 1973. 119 p.

Executive editor and author of several articles:

Extreme hydrological situations. M., Media-Press, 2010, 464 p. (with Barabanova E., Zaitseva I.)

Anthropogenic impacts on water resources in Russia and neighboring countries at the end of the twentieth century. M., Nauka, 2003, 368 p. (with Zaitseva I.)


Koronkevich N., Dolgov S., Barabanova E., Zaitseva I. Runoff in the steppe zone // Steppes of Northern Eurasia. Proceedings of the VI International Symposium and VIII  International School-Seminar "Geoecological problems of the steppe regions" Orenburg, IPK "Gazprompechat" LLC "Orenburggazpromservis" 2012. P. 403-405.

Georgiadi A., Koronkevich N., Kashutina E., Barabanova E., Zaitseva I., Dolgov S. Interrelation between climatic and anthropogenic factors in the long-term changes in river flow // Water and Water Resources: System-forming factors in nature and economy. Collection of scientific papers (Ed.. Pryazhinskaya V.). Novocherkassk, SRSTU (NPI), 2012. P. 41-47.

Koronkevich N. Georgiadi A., Jasinski S., Milyukov I., Dolgov S., Barabanova  E., Zaitseva, I., Kashutina E. From landscape and hydrological estimations of the past and present state and changes in the elements of the water balance to scenario calculations of the change in water resources of large river basins of Russia in the XXI century. // Safety problems in the water sector of Russia. Krasnodar LLC "Avanguard Plus", 2010. P. 141-152.

Dolgov S., Koronkevich N. Alti-spatial and spatiotemporal analysis of the water balance of the European part of Russia / / Water Resources. 2010. T. 37. Number 2. P. 134-149.

Dolgov S., Koronkevich N. Hydrological layering of the flat territory // Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences. Geographical Series. 2010. Number 1. P. 7-25.

Georgiadi A. Koronkevich N. Milyukova I., Barabanova E. Approaches to scenario evaluation of changes in water resources in large river basins. // Fundamental problems of water and water resources. Proceedings of the Third Russian Scientific Conference with international participation. 24-28 August 2010. Barnaul, ART Publ., 2010. P. 355-357.

Koronkevich N., Barabanova E., Zaitseva I. River runoff and its structure on the Russian Plain in the past and in the future // Materials of the III International Water Forum "International cooperation in the solution of water and environmental problems." Minsk, Minsktipproekt, 2008. P.47-51.

Koronkevich N. Surface runoff as the part of the water balance and the erosion factor // Makkaveevskie Readings, 2008. Moscow State University, 2009. P. 63-71.

Koronkevich N. Geographical and hydrological studies and the contribution of the laboratory (Department) of Hydrology of the Institute of Geography into them // Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences. Geographical Series. 2008. Number 5. P. 76-84.

Koronkevich N., Zaitseva I., Krylova Z. Features of anthropogenic impact on the water resources of Russia at the end of XX - beginning of XXI century // Reports of the VI Russian Hydrological Congress, September 28-October 1, 2004, St. Petersburg. Section 3. Part II. Water balance, surface and groundwater, hydrologic effects of economic activity and climate change, vulnerability and adaptation of the social and economic spheres. Meteoagency Hydrometeorology, Moscow, 2008. P. 30-40.

Koronkevich N., Barabanova E., Zaitseva I., Yasinskii S. The changes in human impact on water resources of the Volga basin // Waters of Volga: the present and the future, management problems. Russian Research and Practice Conference. 3-5 October, 2007. Astrakhan, Astrakhan University, 2007. P.147-151.    

Koronkevich N. Yasinskii S. Spring surface runoff in the Volga basin // ECWATECH - 2002: Proceedings of the Congress. Moscow, 2002. P. 19-20.

Koronkevich N., and co-authors from the MSU, Geographical Department- Alekseevskiy N., Litvin L., Chalov R. Runoff and soil erosion in the catchment areas as environmental factors of rivers’ state // Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences. Geographical Series. 2000, № 1, P.52-63.

Dolgov S., Koronkevich N. Transformation of water resources by the lineal antropogenic forms // Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences. Geographical Series. 2000. № 3. P.38-49.

Koronkevich N., Yasinskii S. The current state of the investigation of the surface flow in the major soil zones of European Russia // Pochvovedenie. 1999. Number 9. P.1115-1125.

Koronkevich N., Dolgov S. Geographical and hydrological study of the vadose zone // Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences. Geographical Series. 1999. Number 2, p.17-30.

Koronkevich N., Zaitseva I. Dolgov S., Yasinskii S. Contemporary human impacts on water resources // Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences. Geographical Series. 1998. № 5, p.55-68.

Koronkevich N., Jasinski S. Zaitseva I. Small rivers in the Volga system // Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences. Geographical Series. 1996. Number 1. P.33-44.

Koronkevich N. Structural changes in the water balance of the Russian Plain // Water Resources, 1996. V.23, № 2, p.133-139.