KOLCHUGINA, TATYANA P.

RESUME

ADDRESS

796 NW Fox Pl

Corvallis, OR 97330

541-231-38-34 (cell); kolchut@gmail.com

ACADEMIC DEGREES

Moscow State University, Faculty of Soil Science, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) (Soil Microbiology; 12mos. English Technical Translation Course), 1985

Moscow State University, Faculty of Soil Science, Diploma of Agrochemistry and Soil Science (M.S.), 1979.

Moscow State University, Faculty of Biology, Rank - Lieutenant of Reserve (Microbiology and Epidemiology), 1978

Moscow State University, Dept. of Foreign Languages, Certificate of Scientific and Technical Translator, 1978.

Moscow Language Specialized School (10-yr in depth educational program covering general, technical, and policy topics; English Language; the school worked closely with the Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages and Moscow State Institute for Foreign Affairs) (Diploma), 1973.

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

President, Sustainable Development Technology Corporation, Corvallis, Oregon, 1994 – present.

Member, Editorial Board. InterCarto/InterGIS. 2016 – present.

Consultant for Laboratory for Geological Environment. M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Geology  Faculty. Engineering Geology Department; 2011 – present.

Technical translation and editing - Sergeev Institute for Environmental Geology, RAS. 2004– present.

Technical translation and editing - Geography, Environment, Sustainability Journla. 2010– present.

GIS Engineering Technician (GIS and CAD), Engineering Department, Public Works Department, Benton County, Oregon, June 1997 – present.

Instructor – Introduction to ArcGIS, LBCC, Oregon, 2007-present.

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

United States Initiative on Joint Implementation  "RUSAFOR Afforestation Project in Russia"

      Feb. 3, 1995

United States Initiative on Joint Implementation  "RUSAGAS - Fugitive Gas Capture"          Nov. 30, 1995

OTHER PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS AND ACTIVITY

Instructor (CE 245 – Engineering Design Graphics, AutoCAD and CE 202 – Engineering Computations); weekly lecture sessions and supervision of three laboratory sections), Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, Sept. 1997 - 2003.

Research Associate, Department of Civil Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, 1993-2003.

Member, Graduate Faculty, Department of Civil Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, 1993-present

Visiting Research Associate, Department of Civil Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, September, 1990-1992

Chief of Spectral-Chemical Laboratory, Moscow State University, Geology Faculty, 1986 - 1990

Scientific Researcher, Moscow State University, Geocryology Department, 1986

Junior Researcher, Moscow State University, Engineering Geology, 1984 - 1986

Engineer, Moscow State University, Engineering Geology, 1983 - 1984

Post Graduate, Moscow State University, Soil Biology, 1979 - 1983

Engineer, Moscow State University, Geology Faculty, Soil Science Faculty, 1979

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING COURSES

ArcGIS ESRI Training Course, ESRI, Salem, OR, October 2004

ArcView GIS, College of Forestry, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, December 2003.

AutoCAD Map, Portland Precision Instrument and Repair Co, Portland, OR, June 1999.

Computer Aided Engineering Design Graphics (AutoCAD R12, R13, R14), on job training, Public Works Department, Benton County, Oregon, June 1997.

AutoCAD Application, Review Course, Civil Engineering Department, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, Winter and Spring Terms, 1996.

ArcView Application, review course, Geoschiences Department, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, Fall 1996.

USDA:  Geographic Information Analysis I, Sept. 1992, (certificate awarded).

USDA:  Geographic Information Analysis II: GRASS, Oct. 1992, (certificate awarded).

AREAS OF INTEREST

Natural Gas/Oil

Sustainability of agroecosystems

Landscape ecology, anthropogenic impact on soils and vegetation

Microscopic methods for investigation of microbial activity (optical microscopy)

Microbial activity of soils of the cold regions

Microbial degradation processes in temperate and cold regions under hydrostatic and hydrodynamic flow regimes

Geographic information system analyses of ecosystem distribution

Carbon cycle dynamics in soils and vegetation

Biogeochemical cycles

Global change and mitigation of climate change

Analytical methods for detection of mineral decomposition under microbial influence (including X-ray defractometry)

Comparative studies of the microbiological characteristics of contaminated and uncontaminated terrestrial environments (e.g., assessment of bacterial populations, microbial groups, biochemical characteristics)

PUBLICATIONS

Books

Carbon Cycling in Boreal Forests and Subarctic Ecosystems, Proceedings of the US EPA/Oregon State Univ. Workshop, (co-editor with T.S. Vinson), Corvallis, Oregon, Sept., 1991. (published 1993)

Former Soviet Union Carbon Cycle Dynamics and Management Options to Conserve and Sequester Carbon, US EPA Report, Corvallis, Oregon, 1993.

The Contribution of Forest Land Use to Total National Carbon Flux: Case Studies in the Former Soviet Union, United States, Mexico, and Brazil (eds. M. Cairns, T. Kolchugina, D. Turner, and J. Winjum).  EPA/600/R-95/044.  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Research Laboratory, Corvallis, OR. 1995.

Technical Journals

Author of 36 peer reviewed publications in technical journals (27 are published in the US and European journals). 

Examples

Export-Oriented model of sustainable development in Russia (from the “Dutch disease” to innovative development). (with S. Mironenko). Geography, Environment, Sustainability, 2012;5(1):112-119. DOI:10.24057/2071-9388-2012-5-1-112-119.

Promoting sustainability through land-use planning and technology, Geography, Environment, Sustainability. 2001, №1[3], pp. 81-89.DOI:10.24057/2071-9388-2010-3-1-81-90.

Methane emissions form Solid Municipal Waste – Practical Solution; Solid municipal Waste, Information Bulletin, N6, 2006

Approaches to solid municipal waste utilization in the state of Oregon, Specialized technical bulletin2005. N6, December, pp. 1-6.

Approaches to Municipal Waste Management in the State of Oregon, USA; Solid municipal Waste, Information Bulletin, N6, December 2005, pp. 1- 5.

"Former Soviet Union Case Study", (with T. Vinson), The Contribution of Forest Land Use to Total National Carbon Flux: Case Studies in the Former Soviet Union, United States, Mexico, and Brazil (eds. M. Cairns, T. Kolchugina, D. Turner, and J. Winjum), pp. 22-60, EPA/600/R-95/044.  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Research Laboratory, Corvallis, OR., 1995.

"Simulating Carbon Storage in Forests of Eastern Russia", (with P. Bradley, G. Gaston, and T. Vinson), Water, Air , and Soil Pollution, Vol. 82, Nos.1-2, pp. 299-308, 1995.

"Forestry Projects in Russia Can Help the U.S. Meet its Carbon Offset Commitments," (with T.S. Vinson), Forest Perspectives, Vol. 5., Issue 2, pp. 18-19, 1995.

“Estimate Phytomass and Net Primary Productivity in Terrestrial Ecosystems of the Former Soviet Union Identified by Classified Global Vegetation Index,” (with G.G. Gaston), World Resource Review, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 525-539, 1995.

"Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Options in the Forest Sector of Russia: National and Project Level Assessments" (with T. P. Kolchugina and Ken Andrasko), Journal of Environmental Management, Vol. 20, Suppl. 1, 1996.

"Management Options to Conserve and Sequester Carbon in the Agricultural Sector of the Former Soviet Union", (with T. Vinson), Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 197-218, 1996.

"Change in Siberian Phytomass Predicted for Global Warming", (with B. Monserud, N. Tchebakova, and O. Denissenko), Silva Fennica, Vol. 30, Nos. 2-3, pp. 185-200, 1996.

“GVI Classification of Vegetation and Landcover Regions in the Former Soviet Union as Input for Forest Ecosystem Modeling,” (with G.G. Gaston, P.M. Bradley, and T.S. Vinson), Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 1996.

"Accounting for Biological and Anthropogenic Factors in National Land-Base Carbon Budgets," (with D.P. Turner, J.K. Winjum, and M.A. Cairns), Ambio, Vol. 26, No. 4, pp. 220-226, 1997.

"Transport of Carbon by Rivers of the Former Soviet Union and Accumulation in the Marine Shelf Zone," (with P.N. Kuprin and T.S. Vinson), 1997. (In Russian)

“Terrestrial Carbon Dynamics:  Case Studies in the Former Soviet Union, the Conterminous United States, Mexico, and Brazil,” (with M.A. Cairns, J.K. Winjum, D. L. Phillips, and T.S. Vinson), Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, 1997, Vol. 1, pp. 363-383.

"Carbon Cycle of Terrestrial Ecosystems of the Former Soviet Union," (with T.S. Vinson), Environmental Science and Policy, 1998, No. 1, pp. 115-128.

Conference Proceedings

Author of 16 Articles in Conference Proceedings in the United States, Canada, Russia, and Europe.  Examples:

“Research of Migration of Microbe Cells in the Soil Profile During Freezing,” (with A.A. Simonova, E.A. Vorobyiova, and N.V. Meshcova), Proceedings, All-Union Conference on Theory of Soil Cryogenesis, 6-10 February, Puschino, 1989.

“Microbiological Weathering of Silicates in Permafrost,” (with S.P. Phedosova), Proceedings, Alaska Science Conference, Global Changes in Cold Regions, Fairbanks, Alaska, June 1990.

“Carbon Balance of Forest Biomes in the Former Soviet Union,” (with T.S. Vinson, A. Shwidenko, R.. Dixon, K. Kobak, M. Botch), Proceedings, IPCC AFOS Workshop, 11 - 15 May , University of Joensuu, Joensuu, Finland, 1992.

"US-Russia Carbon Offset Joint Implementation Project - Saratov", (with T.S. Vinson), Published Abstract, (published abstract), Proceedings of the International Boreal Forest Association, Saskatoon, Canada, September, 1994.

TECHNICAL PRESENTATIONS (Invited Participant/Speaker)

Twenty five presentations in the United States, Russia, Canada, China, and Europe. 

Examples

All-Union Conference, Contemporary Methods in Soil Researches, Moscow, MSU, 1983.

Invited Speaker, Public Interest Environmental Law Conference, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, March 1993.

Invited Speaker, International Workshop on “Tropical Forestry and Global Climate Change,” Beijing, China, April 1993.

Invited Speaker, Project Planning Meeting on “Land Use and Global Change: Past, Present, and Future,” International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg, Austria, December 1993.

Invited Speaker, Public Interest Environmental Law Conference, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, March 1994.

Speaker, The 5th Global Warming International Conference and Expo, San Francisco, California, April 1994.

Speaker, International Boreal Forest Association, Saskatoon, Canada, September, 1994.

Invited Participant, US Department of State/Environmental Protection Agency Press Conference on the United States Initiative on Joint Implementation, Washington, D.C., Jan. 1995.

Invited Participant, US Environmental Protection Agency/US Department of Energy, Joint Implementation Process, Washington D.C., April, 1995.

Invited Participant, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Paris, France, Sept., 1995.

Invited Participant, Regional Conference on Joint Implementation:  Countries in Transition, Prague, Chech Republic, April, 1996.

NON-TECHNICAL PRESENTATIONS

Invited Speaker, International Education Cultural Diversity Seminar Series, Oregon State University, “Changing Times in Russia,” Dec. 1990.

Featured Guest, “Toast and Coffee” Morning Program, KLOO Radio (1340 AM), May 1991.

Invited Panelist, Oregon State University, LaSells-Stewart Center, “Russia Today,” Sept. 1991.

Invited Panelist Representing Russia, Oregon State University, “International Women in Higher Education'“ May 1991.

Invited Speaker, Corvallis Rotary Club, “Contemporary Russia,” Dec. 1991.

Featured Guest, “Toast and Coffee” Morning Program, KLOO Radio (1340 AM), May 1993.

ORGANIZATION OF CONFERENCES

Carbon Cycling in Boreal Forests and Subarctic Ecosystems,” US EPA/Oregon State Univ. International Workshop, (co-organizer with T.S. Vinson), Corvallis, Oregon, Sept., 1991.

INVITED PARTICIPATION ON SCIENTIFIC PANELS

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) - Working Group “Mitigation of Global Climate Change in the Agriculture Sector” (Responsible Scientist  for the assessment of the Former Soviet Union)

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)/Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) - Working Group "CO2 Emissions from Agriculture" (Responsible Scientist for the assessment of the Former Soviet Union)

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

2007 IPCC Nobel Prize Award - recognition for substantial contribution

United States Initiative on Joint Implementation  "RUSAFOR Afforestation Project in Russia"

      Feb. 3, 1995

United States Initiative on Joint Implementation  "RUSAGAS - Fugitive Gas Capture"

      Nov. 30, 1995

RESEARCH AWARDS

“Carbon Cycling in Arctic Tundra and Boreal Forest Ecosystems,” U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 10/1/90-3/31/93 ($249,972 with T.S. Vinson).

“Carbon Cycle Dynamics and Management Options to Conserve and Sequester Carbon in the Former Soviet Union,” U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 10/1/92 to 9/30/95 ($385,502 with T.S. Vinson).

“Carbon Offset Credits from Russian Forests,” U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 10/1/93 to 9/30/96 ($325,946 with T.S. Vinson).

COPYRIGHT

“USSR Carbon Budget - An Environmental Solution Software,” Registration Number TX3154167, September 24, 1991 (with P. Bradley and T.S. Vinson).

"Model Agreement for Carbon Offset Forestry and Ecological Protection Projects in Russia", Registration Number TX618356 (with T.S. Vinson)

TECHNICAL TRANSLATIONS/INTERPRETATIONS AND CONSULTING SERVICES (FORMAL/REQUESTED)

MOST RECENT

Department of Environmental Quality (State of Oregon)/Coffin Butte Landfill (Corvallis)/ City of Khabarovsk (Russia).  Interpretation. Consecutive/Simultaneous – Seminar; Translation. (October 2005).

TransCanada Pipelines LTD (GAZPROM, Russia, Project), Project Management, Liaison, Translation, and Interpretation, March 2000-2002).

TransAlta Corporation/NOVA Transmission LTD (GAZPROM, Russia, Project), Project Management, Liaison, Translation, and Interpretation, March 1998 – 2000.

Radian Corporation (World Bank/GAZPROM, Russia Project), Project Liaison, Translation, Interpretation, July 1996 - present

Center of Citizens Initiatives (San Francisco, CA), Russian Small Construction Business Delegation, Abilene, TX, June, 1997.

Center of Citizens Initiatives (San Francisco, CA), Uzhgorod Delegation, Bakery-Meat Processing-Brewery, Corvallis, May 1997.

PAST

Moscow State University, Geology Department, US Permafrost Committee Delegation, Moscow, USSR, June, 1989.

Moscow State University, Geology Department, US Permafrost Committee Delegation, Moscow, USSR, August, 1989.

Moscow Automobile Construction Institute, Department of Civil Engineering (OSU, Corvallis) Delegation, Moscow, USSR, March, 1990.

Environmental Protection Agency, Corvallis Laboratory, Director's Office, Corvallis, Oregon, March 1991.

Official Delegation - Ministry of Diamonds and Precise Metals of the USSR, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, June 1991.

Workshop on “Carbon Cycling in  Boreal Forest and Sub-Arctic Ecosystems,” Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, Sept. 1991.

Corvallis-Uzhgorod Sister City Association, Corvallis, Oregon, Feb. 1992.

CH2M-HILL, Corvallis, Oregon, April 1992.

College of Forestry, Oregon State University/USSR Timberlands Surveys Institute (Moscow, USSR), Corvallis, April, 1992.

Environmental Protection Agency, Soil Docuchaev Institute (Moscow, USSR)/USSR Timberlands Surveys Institute (Moscow, USSR), Corvallis, Oct., 1992.

Environmental Protection Agency/USDA, Russian Far-East Foresters Delegation, Corvallis, Aug., 1994.

International Forestry Institute/Oregon State University, Moscow, Russia, July, 1993.

Russian Federal Forest Service, Saratov District/Oregon State University, Saratov, Russia, Aug., 1993.

Department of Natural Resources, Khabarovskyi Krai Administration (Khabarovsk, Russia), Corvallis, Apr., 1994.

USDA Forest Service, Corvallis, July, 1994.

US Department of State, Corvallis, Aug., 1994.

International Boreal Forest Association, Saskatoon, Canada, Sept., 1994.

Russian Federal Forest Service/Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oct., 1994.

Russian Federal Forest Service/Weyerhaeuser, Eugene, Oct., 1994.

Russian Federal Forest Service/James River Corporation, Oct., 1994.

Russian Federal Forest Service/Trexler and Associates, Oct., 1994.

Moscow State University, Geology Department/Oregon State University, Vice President Office, Corvallis, Apr., 1995.

Oregon State University, Civil Engineering Department, May. 1995.

Russian Joint Stock Company GAZPROM, Moscow Russia/Oregon State University, Moscow, Russia, July, 1995.

USDA/Oregon State University Training Course in Forestry and Economics, Corvallis, Aug., 1995.

Oregon Department of Agriculture, Training Course, Sept., 1995.

Terra Pacific Writing Corporation, Corvallis, Jan., 1996.

Oregon State University/Russian Federal Forest Service (Saratov, Russia)/International Forest Institute (Moscow and Saratov, Russia), Official Visit, Corvallis, Jan., 1996.

Corvallis-Uzhgorod Sister City Association, Mayor of Uzhgorod Delegation, Corvallis, City Council, March, 1996.

Corvallis-Uzhgorod Sister City Association, Mayor of Uzhgorod Delegation, Corvallis, Hewlett-Packard, March, 1996.

Corvallis-Uzhgorod Sister City Association, Mayor of Uzhgorod Delegation, Corvallis, CH2MHill, March, 1996.

Corvallis-Uzhgorod Sister City Association, Mayor of Uzhgorod Delegation, Corvallis, Stahlbush Island Farms, Inc., March, 1996.

Oregon Department of Energy, March - April, 1996.

GAZPROM/Ministry of Fuel and Energy of Russian Federation/Radian Corporation (US Consulting Firm in the are of natural gas sector)/SDTC, Austin (TX) - Corvallis (OR), July, 1996.

US Environmental Protection Agency (USIJI)/Russian Commission of Climate Change Problems, Corvallis, Sept., 1996.

USDA Forest Service/Russian Federal Forest Service, Portland (OR), Oct., 1996.