Monio Donev Kartalev
Institute of Mechanics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences 

Phone: +359 2 979 64 33 

Email: kartalev@geospace4.imbm.bas.bg 



Scientific degrees, institution, year: 
Master’s degree (mechanics and mathematics) Moscow State University “Lomonosov” 1969 PhD (fluid mechanics) 1973, Moscow State University “Lomonosov”

Fields of Research:

Fluid mechanics, MHD, mathematical modeling, space physics, plasma physics, data interpretation, magnetosphere, ionosphere, solar wind modeling, cometary atmospheres, applied geophysical investigations, scientific instrumentsdesign 
Extended Information
Some Publications: M. Kartalev, M. Dryer, K. Grigorov, and E. Stoimenova. Solar wind polytropic index estimates based on single spacecraft plasma and interplanetary magnetic field measurements, JGR (Journal of Geophysical Research), Vol. 111, A10, doi:10.1029/2006JA011760, 2006. M.D. Kartalev,_, M.J. Rycroft, M. Fuellekrug, V.O. Papitashvili, V.I. Keremidarska. A possible explanation for the dominant effect of South American thunderstorms on the Carnegie curve, Journal of Atmospheric and SolarTerrestrial Physics 68 (2006) 457–468 S. M. P. McKennaLawlor, M. Dryer, M. D. Kartalev, Z. Smith, C. D. Fry, W. Sun, C. S. Deehr, K. Kecskemety, and K. Kudela. Near realtime predictions of the arrival at Earth of flarerelated shocks during Solar Cycle 23, JGR (Journal of Geophysical Rerearch), Vol. 111, A11103, doi:10.1029/2005JA011162, 2006 M.D. Kartalev, M.J. Rycroft, M. Fuellekrug, V.O. Papitashvili, V.I. Keremidarska, A possible explanation for the dominant effect of South American thunderstorms on the Carnegie curve, JASTP (Journal of Atmospheric and Solar Terrestrial Physics), 68, 457468, 2006 P.Dobreva, N.Shevyrev, A.Koval, M.Kartalev, G.Zastenker. Interpretation of satellite magnetosheath plasma measurements using magnetosheathmagnetosphere numerical model. In Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Bulgaria, Vol 36, No 3, 2006. P. Dobreva, M. Kartalev, D. Koitchev, V. Keremidarska, M. Kaschiev, On the Modular Approach of a 3D Model of the System Magnetosheath – Magnetopshere. To appear in JASR (Journal of Advances in Space Research). accepted S.M.P. McKennaLawlor, M. Dryer, C.D. Fry, Z.K. Smith, D.S. Intriligator, M.D. Kartalev, W.R. Courtney, C.S. Deehr, W. Sun, K. Kecskemety, K. Kudela, J. Balaz, S. Barabash, Y. Futaana, M. Yamauchi and R. Lundin. Predicting Interplanetary Shock Arrivals at Earth, Mars, Venus, and Mercury: A Realtime Modeling Experiment Following the ProtonFlares of 514 December 2006. Submitted to JGR. Polya Dobreva , Monio Kartalev, Nikolay Shevyrev, Georgy Zastenker. Comparison of a new magnetosphere  magnetosheath model with Interball1 magnetosheath plasma measurements. Planetary and Space Science, 53, p. 117125, 2005. M. J. Rycroft, M. D. Kartalev, V. O. Papitashvili, V. I. Keremidarskaš On the effect of nearequatorial thunderstorms on the global distribution of ionospheric potential., Adv. Space. Res., 35, 14501460, 2005. M. D. Kartalev, M. J. Rycroft, V. O. Papitashvili. A quantitative model of the effect of global thunderstorms on the global distribution of ionospheric electrostatic potential. J. Atmos. Solar Terr. Phys., 66, 12331240, 2004 W.Sun, M.Dryer, C.D. Fry, C.S. Deehr, Z. Smith, S.I. Akasofu, M.D. Kartalev and K.G. Grigorov, Evaluation of solar Type II radio burst estimates of initial solar wind shock speed using a kinematic model of solar wind on the April 2001 solar event swarm., Geophys. Res. Letters, Vol. 29, No 8, pp 10291032 (2002). W.Sun, M.Dryer, C.D. Fry, C.S. Deehr, Z. Smith, S.I. Akasofu, M.D. Kartalev and K.G. Grigorov, Real time forecasting of ICME shock arrivals at L1 during the "April Fool's Day" epoch: 28 March  21 April 2001. Annales Geophysicae, vol. 20, pp 937945, 2002. Kartalev, M. D. Diffusion of the interplanetary magnetic field into the planetosphere of Venus, J. Theor. Appl. Mech., XXIX, No 2, 1999. Keremidarska, V. I., and M. D. Kartalev, On the numerical modeling of the Venus magnetosheath and mantle, J. Theor. Appl. Mech., XXIX, No 1, 1999. Kartalev, M. D., On the singlefluid modeling of massloaded plasma, Geophys. Astrophys. Fluid Dynamics, 88, 131164, 1998. Kartalev, M.D., and V. I. Nikolova, On the magnetic field diffusion in MHD modeling of the inner coma of comet Halley, Geophys. Astrophys. Fluid Dynamics, 89, 145168, 1998. Vatkova, G. H., and M.D. Kartalev, Numerical simulation of nonlinear MHD instabilities in the magnetopause layer, J. Theor. Appl. Mech., XXVIII, No 4, 1998. Kartalev, M. D., V. I. Nikolova, V. E. Kamenetsky and I. P. Mastikov, On the selfconsistent determination of dayside magnetopause shape and position, Planet. Space Sci., 44,, 11951208, 1996 Kartalev, M. D., M. S. Kaschiev, and D. K. Koitchev. Finite element numerical modeling of stationary twodimensional magnetosphere with defined boundary, J. Comput. Physics, 119, 220230, 1995.

Recent Projects:
M. Kartalev was the organizer and a head of the following projects: * NSF, USA: “Modeling of the ionosphere conductivities”, 2002 * Bulgarian Science Foundation. “Selfconsistent, data based modeling of the system atmosphere – ionosphere – magnetosphere” 20032006 * BulgarianRussian Academies collaboration: “Magnetosheath” 2006present * EOARD (AFRL, USA) “New techniques in space weather forecasting” 20052006 * CIP53 under IHY (ItalianBulgarian collaboration) “Modelling the magnetosheath flow and magnetopause location in the cusp region.” 20062009 * CIP53 under IHY (ItalianBulgarian collaboration) “Inferring the magnetospheric global potential distribution from SuperDARN data through the IMech numerical model” 20062009 * INTAS (EU project) “Solar wind: New glance in better resolution” 20062009 * Short Term Scientific Mission in the framework of COST 724. “Comparison of Cluster data with the IMECH model of magnetosheath flo” 2006 * Windows of Science (WOS) AFRL program grant to visit USA “New techniques of space weather forecasting” 2007 * Short Term Scientific Mission in the framework of COST 724. “Assimilation of SuperDARN data into the IMECH global model of the ionospheric electric potential” 2007 * International Space Science Institute, Bern (ISSI) “ISSI team on Modeling cometary environments in the context of the heritage of the Giotto mission to comet Halley and of forthcoming new observations at Comet 67P/ChuryumovGerasimenko” 20122014

Membership: Bulgarian Union of the Scientists American Geophysical Union 
Honors: Gold badge of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences 
Modified date:20022019