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Nikolai Filatov is a corresponding member of Russin Academy of Sciences, holds a doctoral degree in geography, professor of the Karelian State Pedagogical University; a corresponding member of International Ecological Security Academy; Head of Laboratory of Geography and Hydrology, NWPI; Chairman of the Karelian Branch, Russian Geographical Society.

Scientific potential of NWPI

Main objects of study

White [Beloe] Sea, Lake Onega and Lake Ladoga, lake and river systems and their catchment areas located in Karelian and Kola regions, Vologda, Leningrad and Arkhangelsk districts.

Basic research lines

Main achievements for the last ten years


Cooperation with the organizations of Republic Karelia

International scientific cooperation