Soil Erosion

Mission: training of highly qualified personnel in the field of soil protection from erosion and other types of soil degradation, sustainable and economically balanced land use

 

Educational discipline

  • Theory of a single erosion-accumulative process and its environmental role (planned)
  • Soil and ecological aspects of sustainable land management (planned)

Scientific activity of the department

  • Ecological and economic assessment of soil and land degradation and food security (Head of the Department, D. Sc., Professor  Oleg Makarov, e-mail: Адрес электронной почты защищен от спам-ботов. Для просмотра адреса в вашем браузере должен быть включен Javascript.).
  • Modeling and forecasting of erosion processes in various soil and climatic conditions of the Russian Plain (D. Sc., Professor Valeriy Demidov, e-mail: demidov951@ yandex.ru)
  • Development of methodological principles and modeling of sustainable land use (D.  Sc. Dina Karpova, e-mail: Адрес электронной почты защищен от спам-ботов. Для просмотра адреса в вашем браузере должен быть включен Javascript.).
  • Development of technologies for recultivation, remediation and protection of soils and lands (Dr Pavel Shulga, e-mail: Адрес электронной почты защищен от спам-ботов. Для просмотра адреса в вашем браузере должен быть включен Javascript.).

Research projects

  • Research and Development Cooperation Russia-ACEAN on development and implementation of innovative agricultural technologies to increase sustainability of agro-ecological systems. No35/04-07-2017 (2017-2020).​
  • “Сase studies on food security in the Eurasian region: methodology and use in the educational process” in the framework of the Eurasian center for food security, 2016.​
  • The project “Erosion” No. 02WT0099 in the framework of the Russian-German agreement, “Modelling of erosion processes in the basins of the Volga and Rhine” (2002-2011)