The Fourth Vinogradov Conference “ Hydrology: from knowledge to world view” international research and practice conference in memory of outstanding Russian hydrologist Yury Borisovich Vinogradov will be held on March 24 to March 27, 2020 at St. Petersburg State University.

The conference is organized by the Department of Land Hydrology, the Institute of Earth Sciences, St. Petersburg State University with the support of LTD Gidrotekhproekt (St. Petersburg).


  1. Mathematical modeling in hydrology: problems, achievements, practical application

  2. Applied hydrology: modern problems and methods of solution

  3. Dangerous hydrological phenomena: predictability and assessment

  4. Geoecological research and protection of water bodies: what limits - imperfection of water law or ignorance of the processes?

  5. Hydrological studies of the Arctic, Antarctic and Mars: exotic or urgent problems? (in honor of the Antarctica discovery 200th anniversary)

  6. Regional water problems: anthropogenic impact and / or climate change?

  7. Methodology of hydrology: is there a growth of scientific knowledge?


The first information letter – September 15, 2019
Registration forms and abstracts are accepted until December 15, 2019.
The second information letter – December 20, 2019.
Acceptance of extended abstracts for the conference proceedings-February 1, 2020.
Acceptance of articles for special issues of journals-February 28, 2020
The third Information letter – February 15, 2020.


Find more information in the First information letter


V.V. Dmitriev, Dr. prof., chairman of scientific committee, St. Petersburg State University

G.V. Ayzel, Ph.D., Potsdam University, Germany

M.V. Bolgov, Ph.D., prof., Institute of Water Problems RAS, Moscow

A.Yu. Vinogradov, Dr., Ltd. Gidrotehoroekt, Saint –Petersburg

E.L. Boyarintsev, Ph.D., Odessa State Ecological University, Odessa, Ukraine

T.A. Vinogradov, Ph.D., assistant prof., St. Petersburg State University

B.I. Hartsman, Dr., Institute of Water Problems RAS, Moscow

S.A. Dvinskikh, Dr., prof., Perm State Research University

V.A. Dmitrieva, Dr., assistant prof., Voronezh State University

O.P. Yermolaev, Dr., prof., Kazan Federal University

S.A. Zhuravlev, Ph.D., State Hydrological Institute, Saint-Petersburg

Sh.H. Zaripov, Dr., prof., Kazan Federal University

V.A. Zemtsov, Dr., prof., Tomsk State University

A.T. Zinoviev, Ph.D., Institute of Water and Environmental Problems, Barnaul

N. A. Kazakov, Ph.D., assistant prof., Research Center for Study & Control of Geosistems of Transition Zones of  the Special Research Bureau for Automation of Marine Researches FEB RAS, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

V.G. Kalinin, Dr., prof., Perm State Research University

S.A. Kondratiev, Dr., Institute of Limnology RAS, Saint-Petersburg

N.I. Koronkevich, Dr., prof., Institute of Geography, RAS, Moscow

L.M. Korytny, Dr., prof., Institute of Geograghy SB of RAS, Irkutsk

A.S. Makarov, Dr., prof., Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, Saint-Petersburg

S.V. Popov, Dr., Polar Marine Geosurvey Expedition, Saint-Petersburg

G.V. Pryakhina, Ph.D., assistant prof., St. Petersburg State University

V.G. Rumynin,, Dr., prof., Corresponding Member RAS, Hydrogeoecology Research Center, St. Petersburg State University

N.L. Frolova, Dr., prof., Moscow State University

S.S. Chernomorets, Ph.D., assistant prof., Moscow State University

K.V. Chistyakov, Dr., prof., St. Petersburg State University, Russian Geographical Society

V.V. Shamov, Dr., Pacific Institute of Geography FEB RAS, Vladivostok

V.V. Shepelev, Dr., prof., Institute of Permafrost SB RAS, Yakutsk



Before the conference, March 20-23, 2020, the School of Hydrological Modeling will be held. Both native and foreign lecturers will take part in it. Find more information in the First information letter.

In March 2018, more than 170 people from different regions of Russia and other countries participated in the Third Vinogradov Conference “Facets of Hydrology”.



Organizing committee – Makarieva Olga Mikhailovna, phone 8 (911) 213-26-57