Dmitry Streletskiy

Associate Professor, Undergraduate Advisor (Last names M - Z)
Room 203
Samson Hall
2036 H St NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052
United States
[email protected]

Areas of Expertise

Arctic environment
Climatic variability and change
Geomorphology, Permafrost and Glaciology
Spatial Statistics and GIS
Geography of Russia

Grants & Awards (current only)
The Belmont Forum/ National Science Foundation: “Coastal OceAn SusTainability in Changing Climate”, (PI, 2020-2024)
The Belmont Forum/ National Science Foundation: “Rapid Arctic environmental Changes: Implications for well-being, resilience and Evolution of Arctic communities (RACE)”, (PI, 2020-2024)
The Belmont Forum/ National Science Foundation: “ARCTIC-ERA (ARCTIC climate change and its impact on Environment, Infrastructure and Resource Availability)”, (PI, 2015-2020)
National Science Foundation “PIRE: Promoting Urban Sustainability in the Arctic”, (Co-PI, 2015-2020)
National Science Foundation  “NNA: Collaborative Research: The Circumpolar Active Layer Monitoring Network-CALM V (2019-2024): Long-term Observations on the Climate-Active Layer-Permafrost System”, (Co-PI, 2015-2020)

Previous Awards
National Science Foundation “Collaborative Research: Interactions between air temperature, permafrost and hydrology in the high latitudes of Eurasia”
National Science Foundation “The Circumpolar Active Layer Monitoring Network-CALM IV (2014-2018): Long-term Observations on the Climate-Active Layer-Permafrost System
National Science Foundation “RCN-SEES: Building a Research Network for Promoting Arctic Urban Sustainability in Russia”
Norwegian Research Council “Arctic Urban Sustainability (ARCSUS) in Russia”


MS (Geography) Moscow State University, 2005
PhD (Climatology), University of Delaware, 2010


Streletskiy D, Suter L., Shiklomanov N., Porfiriev B. Eliseev D. 2019. Assessment of Climate Change Impacts on Buildings, Structures and Infrastructure in the Russian Regions on Permafrost. Environmental Research Letters 14, 025003, DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aaf5e6

Suter L., Streletskiy D, Shiklomanov N. 2019. Assessment of the Costs of Climate Change Impacts on Critical Infrastructure in the Circumpolar Arctic. Polar Geography 10.1080/1088937X.2019.1686082

Shiklomanov N., Orrtung R. Suter L., Streletskiy D, Zamyatina N. 2019. Dealing with the Bust in Vorkuta, Russia. Land Use Policy 103908, DOI: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2019.03.021

Stuhlmacher M, Patnaik S., Streletskiy D., Taylor K., 2019. Cap-and-trade and emissions clustering: A spatial-temporal analysis of the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme. Journal of Environmental Management 249 DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2019.109352

Biskaborn, B.K., Smith, S.L., Noetzli, J., Matthes, H., Vieira, G., Streletskiy, D.A., Schoeneich, P., Romanovsky, V.E., Lewkowicz, A.G., Abramov, A., Allard, M., Boike, J., Cable, W.L., Christiansen, H.H., Delaloye, R., Diekmann, B., Drozdov, D., Etzelmüller, B., Grosse, G., Guglielmin, M., Ingeman-Nielsen, T., Isaksen, K., Ishikawa, M., Johansson, M., Johannsson, H., Joo, A., Kaverin, D., Kholodov, A., Konstantinov, P., Kröger, T., Lambiel, C., Lanckman, J.-P., Luo, D., Malkova, G., Meiklejohn, I., Moskalenko, N., Oliva, M., Phillips, M., Ramos, M., Sannel, A.B.K., Sergeev, D., Seybold, C., Skryabin, P., Vasiliev, A., Wu, Q., Yoshikawa, K., Zheleznyak, M., Lantuit, H., 2019. Permafrost is warming at a global scale. Nature Communications 10, 264, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-08240-4.

Streletskaya I., Vasiliev A., Oblogov G, Streletskiy D. 2018. Methane Content in Ground Ice and Sediments of the Kara Sea Coast. Geosciences 8 (12), 434, doi:10.3390/geosciences8120434

Nyland K.E., Gunn G.E., Shiklomanov N.I., Engstrom R.N., Streletskiy D.A. 2018. Land Cover Change in the Lower Yenisei River Using Dense Stacking of Landsat Imagery in Google Earth Engine. Remote Sensing, 10(8), 1226; DOI: 10.3390/rs10081226

Romanovsky V.E., S. L. Smith, K. Isaksen, N.I. Shiklomanov, D.A. Streletskiy, A.L. Kholodov, H.H. Christiansen, D. S. Drozdov, G. V. Malkova, and S. S. Marchenko. 2018. Terrestrial Permafrost [in "State of the Climate in 2017"]. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 99(8):S161-165. doi:10.1175/2018BAMSStateoftheClimate.1.

Shiklomanov, N., Streletskiy, D., Grebenets, V., Suter, L. 2017. Conquering the permafrost: urban infrastructure development in Norilsk, Russia. Polar Geography 40, 4, 273-290, DOI: 10.1080/1088937X.2017.1329237

Nyland, K., Shiklomanov, N., Streletskiy, D. 2017. Climatic- and Anthropogenic- Induced Land Cover Change around Norilsk, Russia. Polar Geography 40, 4, 257-272, DOI: 10.1080/1088937X.2017.1370503

Nyland, K., Klene, A., Brown, J., Shiklomanov, N., Nelson, F., Streletskiy, D., Yoshikawa, K. 2017. Traditional Iñupiat Ice Cellars (Siġ-uaq) in Barrow, Alaska:  Characteristics, Temperature Monitoring, and Distribution. Geographical Review 107 (1), 143-158, DOI: 10.1111/j.1931-0846.2016.12204.x

Streletskiy, DA, Biskaborn, BK, Nötzli, J, Lanckman, J-P., Romanovsky, VE, Schoeneich, P, Shiklomanov, NI., Smith, SL, Vieira, G, Zhao, L. 2017. Permafrost thermal state [in "State of the Climate in 2016"]. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 98(8):19-21. DOI: 10.1175/2017BAMSStateoftheClimate.1

Shiklomanov, N. I., Streletskiy, D. A., Swales, T. B. and Kokorev, V. A. 2017. Climate Change and Stability of Urban Infrastructure in Russian Permafrost Regions: Prognostic Assessment based on GCM Climate Projections. Geographical Review 107 (1),125-142. doi:10.1111/gere.12214

Streletskiy, D.A., Shiklomanov, N.I., Little, J.D., Nelson, F.E., Brown, J., Nyland, K.E., Klene, A.E. 2016. Thaw Subsidence in Undisturbed Tundra Landscapes, Barrow, Alaska, 1962–2015. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes 28, 3, 566-572. DOI: 10.1002/ppp.1918

Streletskiy, D.A. and Shiklomanov, N.I. 2016. Arctic Cities through the Prism of Permafrost. In Orttung R. (Ed.). Sustaining Russia’s Arctic Cities: Resource Politics, Migration, and Climate Change. Berghahn Press, 201-220, ISBN 9781785333156.

Streletskiy, D.A., Sherstukov, A.B., Nelson, F.E., Frauenfeld, O.W. 2015. Changes in the 1963–2013 shallow ground thermal regime in Russian permafrost regions. Environmental Research Letters 10, 125005,doi:10.1088/1748-9326/10/12/125005

Streletskiy, D., Tananaev, N., Opel, T., Shiklomanov, N., Nyland, K., Streletskaya, I., Tokarev, I., Shiklomanov, A. 2015. Permafrost Hydrology in Changing Climatic Conditions: Seasonal Variability of Stable Isotope Composition in Rivers in Discontinuous Permafrost. Environmental Research Letters 10(9):095003; DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/10/9/095003

Yu, Q., Howard, E., Engstrom, R., Shiklomanov, N., Streletskiy, D. 2015. Land Cover and Land Use Changes in the Oil/Gas Regions of Northwestern Siberia under Changing Climatic Conditions. Environmental Research Letters 10(12):124020, DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/10/12/124020

Biskaborn, B. K., Lanckman, J.-P., Lantuit, H., Elger, K., Streletskiy, D. A., Cable, W. L., and Romanovsky, V. E. 2015. The new database of the Global Terrestrial Network for Permafrost (GTN-P). Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 7, 1–15; doi:10.5194/essd-7-1-2015

Classes Taught

GEOG 1002 - Introduction to Physical Geography
GEOG 2105 - Techniques of Spatial Analysis 
GEOG 2128 - Geomorphology
GEOG 3218/6218 - Arctic Systems 
GEOG 6220 - Climatic Change 
GEOG 6265 - Geography of Russia and its Neighbors
GEOG 6305 - Geospatial Statistics