Hirata award, the Japanese Society of Snow and Ice


Assistant Professor Evgeny Podolskiy won Hirata award of the Japanese Society of Snow and Ice and gave a commemorative lecture on September 30th. It is an annual award for up-and-coming glaciologists and Dr. Podoloskiy is the first foreign scientist to win the award.

His specialty is seismicity in cryosphere and the award was given to his research “Earthquake-induced snow avalanches and snow avalanche disasters at Sakhalin Island”, in which he compiled the detailed history of snow avalanche disasters at Sakhalin Island.

Refer to the following link for his detailed profile.
https://sites.google.com/site/evgenypodolskiycom/podolskiy

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