Lapenis, A.G., Shvidenko, A., Shepaschenko, D., Nilsson, S., Aiyyer, A. 2005. Acclimation of Russian Forests to Recent Changes in Climate. Global Change Biology, 11, 2090-2102


Lawrence, G. B., Lapenis, A.G., Berggren, D., Aparin, B., Smith, K., Shortle, W.C., Balley, S. W., Varlyguin, D.L., Babikov, B. 2005. Climate Dependency of Tree Growth Suppressed by Acid Deposition Effect on Soils in Northwest Russia. Environmental Science and Technology, 39, 2004-2010.


Lapenis, A.G. 2004 The Principle of Geochemical Selection of Organisms. Chapter 11 in “Microelements in Boreal Forests” (Edited by A.S. Isaev), Nauka, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, ISBN 5-02-033044-2, pp 290-306


Lapenis, A.G., Lawrence, G.B., Andreev, A. A.,  Bobrov, A.A,  Torn, M.S. W. Harden Acidification of forest soil in Russia: From 1893 to Present. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. V 18. GB1037, doi:10.1029/2003GB002107



Lapenis, A.G. 2002. “Directed Evolution of Biosphere: Biogeochemical Selection or Gaia?” The Professional Geographer. 54(3), pp 379-391


Torn, M., Lapenis, A.G., Harden, J., Timofeev, A., Babikov, B.V., Savitzkaya, S. 2002. “Soil carbon cycling in the Russian Steppe: Radiocarbon analysis of modern and historic Russian soils.” Global Change Biology. 8, 941-953.


Glavanakov, S., D. White, Caraco, T., Lapenis, A.G., G. Robinson, Szymanski, B., Maniatty, W.A. 2001. “Spatial-correlation structure of Lyme disease incidence” American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 65 (5), pp. 538-545.


Lapenis, A.G., Torn, M.S., Harden, J.W., Holloker, K., Babikov, B., Timofeev, A.I., Hornberger, M.I., Nattis, R. 2000. “Scientists Unearth Truth about Soil Contamination” EOS, Transactions, AGU 81, 6, pp. 53, 59-60.


Lapenis, A.G.  1998 “Arrhenius and Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Changes”. EOS, Transactions, AGU, 79, 22.


Lapenis, A.G., Klene, A. 1997, “Conveyor of Live Germs”. EOS, Transactions, AGU, 78, 34.


Kheshgi, H.S., Schlessinger, M., Lapenis, A.G. 1997. “Comparison of Paleotemperature Reconstructions as Evidence for the Paleoanalogue Hypothesis”. Climatic Change, 35, pp. 123-131.


Kheshgi, H. S. and Lapenis, A.G. 1996. “On the accuracy of the Russian paleoclimate reconstructions”, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 121, pp. 221-237.



Selected peer-reviewed papers publications from 1984 to 1994:

Kheshgi, H.S., Flannery, B.P., Hoffert, M.I., Lapenis, A.G. 1994. “The effectiveness of marine CO2 disposal”, Energy (Oxford University Press) 19, 9, pp. 967-974.

Lapenis, A.G., Shabalova, M.V. 1994. “Global Climate Changes and Moisture Conditions in the Intracontinental Arid Zones”, Climatic Change 30, pp. 1-15.

Lapenis, A.G., Rampino, M.R. 1993. “Predicting Earth's Life Span”. Nature, 363, p. 218.    

Flanery, B., Kheshgi, H., Hoffert, M., Lapenis, A.G. 1993. “Assessing the Effectiveness of Marine CO2 Disposal”.  Energy Conversion and Management. 34, pp. 983-989.

Lapenis, A.G., Shabalova, M.V. 1992. “Global Climate Changes and Intracontinental Arid Zones”. Meteorologiya i Gydrologiya 8, pp. 18-24 (English translation in Soviet Meteorology and Hydrology).

Borzenkova, I.I., Zubakov, V.A., Lapenis, A.G. 1992. “Global Climate Changes During the Warm Epochs of the Past”. Meteorologiya i Gydrologiya 8, pp 32-40 (English translation in Soviet Meteorology and Hydrology).

Lapenis, A.G., Budyko, M.I. 1990. Antropogennye izmeneniya klimata I productivnost morskoi bioty" (Anthropogenic climate changes and marine biota productivity). Fishing and Oceanography, 129, Leningrad, pp. 10-27 (in Russian).

Lapenis, A.G., Os’kina, N., Ivanova, E., Barash, M.S. 1990. “The Late Quaternary Changes in Ocean Productivity”. Okeanologia 30, No 1, pp. 69-75 (English translation in Oceanology).

Rampino, M.R., Etkins R., Hoffert, M.I., Lapenis, A.G., Rosanov, E.V.,Volk, T. 1989. “Feedback between the Greenhouse Effect, Stratospheric Ozone and Marine Productivity”. Third International Conference on Analysis and Evaluation of Atmospheric CO2 Data Present and Past. (Hinterzarten, 16-20 October 1989). Report No. 59 World Meteorological Organization.

Lapenis, A.G.,  Vasileva E.V.1989. “Zonal distribution of marine biota productivity in the World Ocean”. SHI Transactions, V. 347, pp. 87-91.

Lapenis, A.G. 1989. “Biodynamic mechanism of changes in atmospheric CO2 concentrations”. Izvestia Academii Nauk SSSR, Geochimia, 6, pp.794-799 (English translation in Geochemica International).

Lapenis, A.G.,  Saikin I.A. 1989. “The model of oxygen regime of bottom sediments in shallow basin”. SHI Transactions, V.346, pp. 25-34.

Lapenis, A.G.  1988. “Influence of marine biota productivity on CCD level in the ocean and CO2 concentration in the atmosphere”. In: Hydrology, (Ed, by I.V. Popov), Leningrad, Gidrometeoizdat, pp. 15-27.

Verbitski, M.Ya., Lapenis, A.G. 1987. “Ice ages, carbon dioxide and calcium balance in the ocean”. Izvestia Academii Nauk SSSR, Seria Geographicheskaya, pp. 16-24 (English translation in Izvestia of Russian Academy of Sciences, Geography).

Lapenis, A.G. “Antarctic surges and atmospheric CO2 concentration”. In: Actual Questions in Oceanography. Leningrad, Gydrometeoizdat, 1987, pp. 180-183.

Lapenis, A.G., Kolomeitsev, A.I. 1987. “Effects of ocean circulation on marine biota productivity”. Meteorologiya i Gydrologiya 1, pp. 77-83 (English translation in Soviet Meteorology and Hydrology).

Buytner, E.K., Zaharova, O.K., Lapenis, A.G. 1986.  “On the estimation of atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration in the preindustrial epoch”. Izv. Acad. Nauk of the USSR, 30, 1986. (English translation in Izvestia of Russian Academy of Sciences, Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics).

Lapenis, A.G. 1986. “Marine biota productivity, ocean circulation and atmospheric CO2 concentration”.  In:  Geochemistry of Carbon.  Moscow, Nauka, pp. 23-27.

Lapenis, A.G. 1984. “Relationship of the partial pressure of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere with the level of critical depth of carbonate accumulation in the ocean”. Meteorologiya i Gydrologiya (English translation in Soviet Meteorology and Hydrology) 9, pp. 66-72.

Lapenis, A.G. 1984.  “On the chemical balance of natural waters with bottom deposits”.  Meteorologiya i Gydrologiya (English translation in Soviet Meteorology and Hydrology), 2, pp.46-53.

Lapenis, A.G. 1984. “Influence of temperature and pressure on chemical equilibrium of natural waters with bottom sediments”. In: Hydrology, (Ed., by I.V. Popov), Leningrad, Gidrometeoizdat, pp. 25-36.

Book chapters:

Lapenis, A.G., et al. 1990. “World Ocean and Coastal Zones”. Climate Change.  The IPCC Impact Assessment (Edited by W.J. Mc G. Tegart, G.W.  Sheldon and D.C. Griffiths), Melbourne, Australia, Imprimature Press pp.6-11 and 6-28.

Buytner E.K., Lapenis, A.G. 1985. “Influence of surface sea layer pollution on heat and mass exchange between the ocean and the atmosphere”. In Problems of Chemical Pollution of the World Ocean” (Ed: E.K. Buytner and R.S. Bortkovki). Leningrad, Gidrometeoizdat, pp. 128 (in Russian).

Other publications:

Lapenis, A.G. 2000 “Old and New Soil Samples Used to Study Soil Contamination”, Earth in Space (For Teachers and Students of Science), Vol.12, No 6, pp. 4-7.