Academic degree: Dr. Sci. (Geogr.)
Academic title: Professor
Place of work: Federal Research Center "Karelian Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences", the Northern Water Problems Institute (Petrozavodsk)
Position: Chief Researcher, Laboratory of Geography and Hydrology
Corresponding Member of RAS.
Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation and Honored Scientist of Karelia. President of the F. Nansen International Science Foundation. Expert of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Ministry of Education and Science, RFBR, SRI FRCEC, Russian Geographical Society.
Member of the editorial board of five journals, including the foreign journal "Geophysica" (Finland).
Author of over 400 publications, including 14 monographs (4 of them published by Springer).
Academic adviser of 12 candidates of sciences.