National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

DUBAKH Alexander Davydovich

Alexander Davydovich Dubakh (09.07.1883, v. Botovo, Moscow region - 1942), a scientist in the field of land reclamation and hydrology. Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (1928), Doctor of Agricultural Sciences (1926), Professor (1921).

Developed issues of forest hydrology of wetlands, the effect of forest on river flow. Conducted an analysis of the patterns of formation of the water regime of the swamps. Thanks to his work, the hydrology of the marshes has become an independent branch of science.

Author of more than 70 scientific papers, incl. 14 monographs.

Awarded with the medal "For the Defense of Leningrad".

Major papers:

  1. Осушение лесных земель с основами гидротехники. Л.: Гослестехиздат, 1934.
  2. Очерки по гидрологии болот. Л.: ЦУЕГМС, 1936.
  3. Гидротехнические мелиорации лесных земель. М.: Гослестехиздат, 1945.
  4. Лес, как гидрологический фактор. М.; Л.: Гослесбумиздат, 1951.