IEC SB RAS - Oksana V. Lunina

Oksana V. Lunina

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Scope of expertise: Study of fault tectonics, geological hazards, induced earthquakes. The studies are based on combined application of structural-geology, tectonophysical, georadiolocation and statistical methods, and shallow-well drilling and tacheometry.


  1. Lunina, O.V., Gladkov, A.A., 2013.  Application for Active Fault Database. Certificate of State registration of computer software, N 2013612388, Februrary 26, 2013 (Russian Federation).
  2. Gladkov, A.A., Lunina, O.V., 2013.  FAFS 1.0 (Fractal Analysis of Fault and Seismicity). Certificate of state registration of computer software, N 2013612774, March 13, 2013 (Russian Federation).
  3. Lunina, O.V., Andreev, A.S., Gladkov, A.A., 2013. Database of coseismic effects. Certificate of State registration of database, N 2013621526, December 10, 2013 (Russian Federation).
  4. Lunina, O.V., Gladkov, A.A., 2013. Database of Pliocene-Quaternary faults. Certificate of State registration of database, N 2013621527, December 10, 2013 (Russian Federation).


  1. Seminsky K.Zh., Gladkov A.S., Lunina O.V., Tugarina M.A. Internal structure of continental fault zones: applied aspect. Novosibirsk: Publishing House of SB RAS, Branch “Geo”, 2005. 293 pp. (in Russian).
  2. Lunina O.V. Gladkov A.S., Nevedrova N.N. Rift basins in Pribaikal’e: Tectonic structure and development history. Novosibirsk: Academic Press “Geo”, 2009.  316 pp. (in Russian).


Articles in peer-reviewed journals:

  1. Gladkov A.S., Cheremnykh A.V., Lunina O.V. Deformations in the Jurassic deposits of the Southern margin of the Irkutsk Amphitheater. Russian Geology and Geophysics, 2000, v. 41 (2), p. 220–227.
  2. Seminsky K.Zh., Gladkov A.S., Sherman S.I., Lunina O.V., Skudenko T.V. Inner structure of the faults and its consideration by the investigations under the construction of the earthquake-proof buildings (an example of a new bridge through the Angara river in Irkutsk). Earthquake-proof construction. Safety of the buildings, 2001, no. 1, p. 5-9 (in Russian).
  3. Sherman S. I., Lunina O. V. A new map representing state of stress of the upper part of the earth's lithosphere. Doklady Akademii Nauk (Doklady Earth Sciences), 2001, v. 378 (5), p. 672–674.
  4. Lunina O.V. Lithosphere stress field as a control over seismogenic fault parameters and earthquake magnitudes. Russian Geology and Geophysics, 2001, v. 42 (9), p. 1389–1398.
  5. Seminsky K.Zh., Gladkov A.S., Lunina O.V. Tectonophysics of the Angara fault zone (southern Siberian Platform). Russian Geology and Geophysics, 2001, v. 42 (8), p. 1260–1270.
  6. Lunina O.V., Gladkov A.S., Cheremnykh A.V. Fracturing in the Primorsky fault zone (Baikal rift system). Russian Geology and Geophysics, 2002, v. 43 (5), p. 446–455.
  7. Lunina O.V., Gladkov A.S. Detail mapping and comparative analysis of the inner structure of the fault zones (an example of the Pribaikal’e). Izvestiya VUZov. Geology and Razvedka (Notes of Universities. Geology and prospecting), 2002, No 4, p. 30-39 (in Russian).
  8. Lunina O.V., Gladkov A.S. Fault pattern and stress field in the western Tunka Rift (southwestern flank of the Baikal Rift zone). Russian Geology and Geophysics, 2004, v. 45 (10), p. 1235–1247.
  9. Lunina O.V., Gladkov A.S. Fault Structure of the Tunka Rift as a Reflection of Oblique Extension. Doklady Akademii Nauk (Doklady Earth Science), 2004, v. 398 (4), p. 516–518.
  10. Gladkov A.S., Lunina O.V. Fractures in Late Cenozoic sediments: new possibilities for structural analysis. Doklady Akademii Nauk (Doklady Earth Sciences), 2004, v. 398 (6), p. 782–785.
  11. Gladkov A.S., Lunina O.V., Cheremnykh A.V. About relationship of Jurassic and Cambrian strata in the south of the Siberian platform. Izvestiya VUZov. Geology and Razvedka (Notes of Universities. Geology and prospecting), 2004, No 2, p. 9–15 (in Russian).
  12. Lunina O.V. Fault systems and stress fields in the southern Dead Sea rift. Geotectonics, v. 39 (2), 2005, pp. 143–155.
  13. Lunina O.V., Gladkov A.S., Novikov I.S., Agatova A.R. Tectonophysical analysis of fracture deformation zone of the Chuya earthquake (September 27, 2003). Doklady Earth Sciences, v. 401 (2), 2005, p. 197-199.
  14. Gladkov A.S., Lunina O.V., Dzuba I.A., Orlova L.A. New data about age of fracture deformations in the Tunka Rift basin. Doklady Earth Sciences, 2005, v.  405, No  2, p. 229-232.
  15. Mart Y., Ryan W. B.F., Lunina O.V. Review of the tectonics of the Levant Rift System: the structural significance of oblique continental breakup. Tectonophysics, 2005, v. 395 (3-4),  p. 209–232.
  16. Lunina O.V., Mart Y., Gladkov A.S. Fracturing patterns, stress fields and earthquakes in the Southern Dead Sea Rift. J. Geodynamics, 2005, v. 40, p. 216–234.
  17. Lunina O.V., Gladkov A.S., Novikov I.S., Agatova A.R., Visotsky E.M., Emanov A.A. Seismotectonic Deformations and Stress Fields in the Fault Zone of the 2003 Chuya Earthquake, Ms=7.5, Gorny Altai. Geotectonics, 2006, v. 40 (3), pp. 208–224.
  18. Lunina O.V., Gladkov A.S. Late Cenozoic fault pattern and stress fields in the Barguzin rift (Baikal region) // Russian Geology and Geophysics, 2007, v. 48, № 7, p. 598–609.
  19. Lunina O.V., Radziminovich Ya.B., Gladkov A.S. Gravity effects caused by moderate earthquakes: role of local fault pattern // Russian Geology and Geophysics, 2007, v. 48, № 7, p. 610–613.
  20. Lunina O.V., Gladkov A.S, Sherman S.I. Variations of stress fields in the Tunka Rift of the southwestern Baikal region // Geotectonics, 2007, v. 41 (3), p. 231–256.
  21. Lunina O.V., Gladkov A.S. Active faults and crustal stress in the northeastern flank of the Baikal rift system // Russian Geology and Geophysics, 2008, v. 49, № 2, p. 113–123.
  22. Lunina O.V., Gladkov A.S., Novikov I. S., Agatova A.R., Vysotskii E.M., Emanov A.A. Geometry of the fault zone of the 2003 Ms = 7.5 Chuya earthquake and associated stress fields, Gorny Altai // Tectonophysics, 2008, v. 453, p. 276–294.
  23. Lunina O.V., Gladkov A.S. Fault –block structure and state of stress in the Earth’s Crust of the Gusinoozersky basin and the adjacent territory, Western Transbaikal Region // Geotectonics, 2009, v. 43, № 1, p. 67-84.
  24. Lunina O.V., Gladkov A.S., Orlova L.A. Paleoseismicity in Cis-Baikal Rifts:Evidence and Age Constraints // Doklady Earth Sciences, 2009, v. 427, № 5, p. 751–754.
  25. Berzhinskii Yu. A., Ordynskaya A. P., Gladkov A. S., Lunina O. V., Berzhinskaya L. P., Radziminovich N. A., Radziminovich Ya. B., Imayev V. S., Chipizubov A. V., Smekalin O. P. Application of the ESI_2007 scale for Estimating the Intensity of the Kultuk Earthquake, August 27, 2008 (South Baikal) // Seismic Instruments, 2010, v. 46, No. 4, p. 307–324.
  26. Lunina O.V. Activity rating of Pliocene–Quaternary faults: a formalized approach (example of the Baikal Rift System) // Russian Geology and Geophysics, 2010, v. 51(4), p. 412-422.
  27. Lunina O.V., Gladkov A.S., Nevedrova N.N. Tectonics, Stress State, and Geodynamics of the Mesozoic and Cenozoic Rift Basins in the Baikal Region // Geotectonics, 2010, v. 44, № 3, p. 237–261.
  28. Lunina O.V., Nevedrova N.N., Gladkov A.S. Tectonophysical and geoelectrical investigations of rift basins in the Baikal region // Geophysical research, 2010, v. 11, № 1, p. 5–14 (in Russian).
  29. Gladkov A.S.,  Makovchuk I.V., Lunina O.V., Bornyakov S.A., Potekhina I.A. 3D model of fault-block structure of part of  localization of Yubileinaya kimberlite pipe (Russia) // Geology of Ore Deposits (Geologiya Rudnykh Mestorozhdenii), 2010, V. 52 (3), pp. 260–279 (in Russian).
  30. Lunina O.V., Gladkov A.S., P. P. Sherstyankin P.P. A New Electronic Map of Active Faults for Southeastern Siberia // Doklady Earth Sciences, 2010, v. 433, № 2, p. 1016–1021.
  31. Gladkov A.S., Lunina O.V.  Seismites of the Southern East Siberia: Research problems // Geodynamics and Tectonophysics, 2010, v. 1 (3), pp. 249–272.
  32. Lunina O.V. Andreev A.V.  Gladkov A.S. Localization of a pre-instrumental earthquake epicenter based on the quantitative analysis of coseismic deformations in soft deposits // Doklady Earth Sciences, 2011,  . 438 (2), pp. 803–809.
  33. Lunina O.V., Gladkov A.A., Caputo R., Gladkov A.S. Developing relational database for seismotectonic analysis and seismic hazard estimation of the southern sector of East Siberia // Geoinformatika, 2011, No 2, pp. 26–35 (in Russian).
  34. Lunina O.V., Gladkov A.S. Fractal analysis of space–time variations in the epicentral field of earthquakes for several areas in the Baikal Rift Zone // Journal of Volcanology and Seismology, 2011, v. 5, No. 5, pp. 354–368.
  35. Lunina O.V., Gladkov A.S., Gladkov A.A. Systematization of Active Faults for the Assessment of the Seismic Hazard // Russian Journal of Pacific Geology, 2012, v. 6, No. 1, pp. 42–51.
  36. Lunina O.V., Andreev A.V., Gladkov A.S. The Tsagan earthquake of 1862 on Lake Baikal revisited: a study of secondary coseismic soft-sediment deformation // Russian Geology and Geophysics, 2012, v. 53(6), p. 594–610.
  37. Lunina O.V., Nevedrova N.N., Gladkov A.S. Tectonic and geoelectric structure of rift basins in the Baikal region // Comptes rendus geosciences, 2012, v. 344, p. 149–158.
  38. Gladkov A.S., Radziminovich Ya.B., Lunina O.V. A relationship between the source of the 25 May 1887 earthquake and the fault along the Biliktuika River valley (southern Siberian Platform) // Russian Geology and Geophysics, 2012, v. 53(12), p. 1335–1341.
  39. Glukhov A.N., Gladkov A.S., Koshkarev D.A., Lunina O.V. Tectonophysical evidences of geodynamic evolution of the Prikolyma terrain (NorthEastern regions of Russia) // Geodynamics & Tectonophysics, 2012, 3 (4), 361–375. doi:10.5800/GT2012340079.
  40. Andreev A.V., Lunina O. V. Earthquake parameters and spatial distribution of coseismic effects in Southern Siberia and Mongolia // Seismic Instruments, 2013, v. 49, No. 2, p. 139–177.
  41. Gladkov A.A., Lunina O.V., Andreyev A.V. Some aspects of development information system for integration data on active tectonics // Geoinformatika, 2013, No 4, pp. 6–14 (in Russian).
  42. Gladkov A.A., Lunina O. V. Interactive information system development for modeling composite seismogenic sources of south of Eastern Siberia // Bulletin of Irkutsk State Technical University (Vestnik of Irkutsk State Technical University), Series “Earth Sciences”, 2014, № 9, pp. 17–24 (in Russian).
  43. Lunina O.V., Caputo R., Gladkov A.A., Gladkov AS. Southern East Siberia Pliocene-Quaternary faults: database, analysis and inference // Geoscience Frontiers, 2014, v. 5, pp. 605–619.
  44. Lunina O.V., Andreev A.V., Gladkov A.A. Geological hazards associated with seismogenic faulting in southern Siberia and Mongolia: forms and location patterns // Russian Geology and Geophysics, 2014, v. 55(8), pp. 1028–1042.
  45. Lunina O.V., Gladkov A.S. Features of seismically-induced geological processes in fault zones of Pribaikal’e (based on structural and GPR data) // The Bulletin of Irkutsk State University (Izvestiya Irkutskogo Gosudarstvennogo Universiteta). Series “Earth Sciences”, 2015, Т. 12, pp. 64–76 (in Russian).
  46. Lunina O.V., Andreev A.V., Gladkov A.S. The 1950 M w = 6.9 Mondy earthquake in southern East Siberia and associated deformations: facts and uncertainties // Journal of Seismology, 2015, v. 19 (1), pp. 171-189.
  47. Lunina O.V., Gladkov A.S. Seismically induced clastic dikes as a potential approach for the estimation of the lower-bound magnitude/intensity of paleoearthquakes // Engineering Geology, 2015, v. 195, pp. 206–213.

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