Последний измененный: 

Ksenia V. Myachina






   Head of the Natural&Technogenic Geosystems Department

   Tel.: +7 3532 774432

   e-mail: mavicsen@gmail.com


Ksenia Myachina graduated from the Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas in 2002. She was qualified as “Engineer for environmental    protection and sustainable use of natural resources”. Since 2002 Ksenia Myachina is the fellow of the Steppe Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

In 2007 she received a PhD degree in geographical and ecological sciences. The title of her thesis is “Geoecological consequences caused by mining production in Orenburg region”.

Ksenia Myachina has deserved a number of personal scholarships and prizes, including the Diploma and the grant of Presidium of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, three Governor's Awards, the Governor's Scholarship, Diplomain competition "Environmental Technology", etc. Her scientific activity was also acknowledged by special certificates of the Presidium of Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Research interests:

Steppe technogenic landscapes and geosystems, Land use and land cover changes caused by oil-and-gas and mining production, Analysis of geosystem services, Processing and interpretation of remote sensing data, Sustainable land use.



           Myachina K.V., Dubrovskaya S.A., Ryakhov R.V., Chibilyov A.A. The Impact of Oil production on Development of the Erosion Network in the Volga-Ural Steppe Region // Doklady Rossiiskoi Akademii Nauk. Nauki o Zemle. 2023. Vol. 508. Nо 2. pp.283-289.

           Prishchepov A., Myachina K., Johannes K., Smelansky I., Yakovlev I., Dubrovskaya S., Ryakhov R., Grudinin D., Urazaliyev R. Indicators of grassland fragmentation, degradation and recovery of the Eurasian steppes  //  Land Degradation & Development, 2021. 

            Myachina K.V., Chibilev A.A. Analysis of Thermal Pollution of Volga–Uralian Steppe Landscapes Caused by Exploitation of Oil Deposits // Doklady Earth Sciences. 2020, 492 (1), 366-369. 

·        Myachina K.V., Ryabuha A.G. Trends of disturbance of Volga-Ural steppe landscapes in oil-and-gas production and approaches to land use optimisation solutions // IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 2019. Т. 381, 012066. doi:10.1088/1755-1315/381/1/012066

·        Ksenya V. Mjachina, Chris W. Baynard, Alexander A. Chibilyev, Robert D. Richardson. Landscape disturbance caused by non-renewable energy production in a semi-arid region: a case study on the Russian steppe / International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology. 2018. 1-13.

·        Ksenya Mjachina, Zhiyong Hu, Alexander Chibilyev. Detection of damaged areas caused by the oil extraction in a steppe region using winter Landsat imagery / J. Appl. Remote Sens. 12 (1), 2018. 

·        Myachina, K.V., Chibilev, A.A. & Dubrovskaya, S.A. Steppe Landscapes of the Ural-Volga Region in Response to oil and gas Production: Evaluation and Minimization of Direct Geoecological Aftereffects // Dokl. Earth Sc. (2017): Vol. 474 (2), Pp. 709-712. 

·        Baynard, C.W., Mjachina, K., Richardson, R.D., Schupp, R.W., Lambert, J.D., & Chibilyev, A.A. Energy Development in Colorado’s Pawnee National Grasslands: Mapping and Measuring the Disturbance Footprint of Renewables and Non-Renewables // Environmental Management. 2017. Vol. 56, No 14. Pp. 1-22.  

·        Myachina K.V., Chibilev A.A. Use of satellite data to identify steppe lands of the Orenburg Trans-Volga Region disturbed by oil development // Geography and Natural Resources. 2015, Volume 36,Issue 4, pp. 383-388.  

·        Mjachina Ksenya V., Baynard Chris W., Chibilyev Alexandr A. Oil and gas development in the Orenburg region of the Volga–Ural steppe zone: qualifying and quantifying disturbance regimes // International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology. 2014. Volume 21, Issue2. pp. 111-126. 

·        Baynard Chris, Mjachina Ksenya, Richardson Robert, Chibilyev Alexander. Assessing landscape disturbance and the ecological situation of energy development in the U.S. and Russia // International Environmental Technology. 2016, Volume 26, Issue 1, pp 44-46.