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Hydrologist

Vladimir Urievich Smakhtin, Russian, South African hydrologist. Achievements include drought monitoring and analysis, methods of low-flow assessment and environmental water management, techniques for hydrological data provision in data-poor regions, subsurface flow medelling rainfall-runoff modelling, soil erosion, modelling. Member of International Water Resources Association, International Association Hydrological Science.

Background

Smakhtin, Vladimir Urievich was born on January 15, 1958 in Kursk, Russia. Arrived in South Africa 1992. Son of Urij Yakovlevich Smakhtin and Inna Nikolaevna Pozhidaeva.

Education

Master of Science in Geography, Moscow University, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Science, 1985.

Career

Research scientist Russian Academy of Science, Moscow, 1984-1991. Lecturer University Zululand, South Africa, 1992. Senior research officer Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa, 1993-1998.

Senior scientist hydrology and water resources Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Division Water Environment/Forestry Technology, South Africa, 1999—2001. Principal scientist hydrology and eco-hydrology International Water Management Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Achievements include drought monitoring and analysis, methods of low-flow assessment and environmental water management, techniques for hydrological data provision in data-poor regions, subsurface flow medelling rainfall-runoff modelling, soil erosion, modelling.

Membership

Member of International Water Resources Association, International Association Hydrological Science.

Connections

Married Olga Urievna Moiseeva, February 5, 1988. Children: Aleksej, Alexander.

father:
Urij Yakovlevich Smakhtin

mother:
Inna Nikolaevna Pozhidaeva

spouse:
Olga Urievna Moiseeva

children:
Aleksej Smakhtin

Alexander Smakhtin