Scientific session in commemoration of Galina Sergeyevna Biske

Federal State Budget Scientific Institution The Institute of Geology at the Karelian  
Research Centre, RAS,

The Karelian Section of the Russian Geographic Association
Petrozavodsk State University

 

Dear Colleagues:

You are kindly invited to attend a centennial meeting to be held on 10 March, 2017 in commemoration of Dr. Galina Sergeyevna Biske, an Honorary Scientist of the Republic of Karelia, the first Chairman of the Karelian Section of the Russian Geographic Association


 

You are welcome to attend a scientific session for both Russian and foreign specialists held in commemoration of Galina Sergeyevna Biske 

«Current problems in the Quaternary geology and geography of Northwestern European Russia and neighbouring countries»

  9 -10 March, 2017

 

Venue:
Institute of Geology, KarRC, RAS, Pushkinskaya St., 11, Petrozavodsk
Phone: (8142) 782753, 784316, 766476
Fax (8142) 780602, e-mail: geolog@krc.karelia.ru

 

Organizing Committee:

V.V. Shchiptsov          Chairman of the Organizing Committee, D.Sc.(Geology-Mineralogy), Honorary Scientist of Karelia, Petrozavodsk
S.А. Svetov                  Member of the Organizing Committee, D.Sc (Geology-Mineralogy), Institute of Geology, KarRC, RAS, Petrozavodsk
N. N. Filatov                 Member of the Organizing Committee, D.Sc (geography), Professor, Chairman of the Karelian Section of the Russian Geographic Association, Petrozavodsk
D.А. Subetto               Member of the Organizing Committee, D.Sc (Geography),.Institute of Water Problems in the North,. Petrozavodsk
S. P. Grippa                 Member of the Organizing Committee, Cand.Sc. (Geography), Petrozavodsk State University
Т.S. Shelekhova        Member of the Organizing Committee, Cand.Sc. (Geography), Institute of Geology, KarRC, RAS, Petrozavodsk
N.B. Lavrova              Secretary of the Scientific Session, Cand.Sc.(Biology), Institute of Geology, KarRC, RAS, Petrozavodsk

 

Problems to be discussed at the Scientific Session:

1. Quaternary (Pleistocene) stratigraphy and paleogeography.
2.Dynamics of environmental and climatic changes in the Pleistocene and Holocene.
3.Natural and main-induced disasters, their forecasting and environmental consequences.
4.General problems in neotectonics.
5. Geological history of old man in North European Russia.
6. The effect of Quaternary deposits on water quality in natural water bodies.
7. The use of hydrochemical information for assessment of the human impact on water bodies.
8. The influence of the composition of Quaternary deposits on the formation and dynamics of the forest cover, soils and landscapes.

 

Important dates:

10 February, 2017 (before 13.00)   -  Deadline for submission of application and presentation at the Scientific Session
9 March, 2017   -   Opening of the Scientific Session
10 March, 2017   -   Closing of the Scientific Session

 

Contact:  Lavrova Nadezhda Borisovna - Scientific Session Secretary
Lavrova@krc.Karelia.ru ; phone: 8-921-45-45-45-1

Form of presentation: oral (20 min.). MS PowerPoint presentation. An electronic version of presentations will be prepared.

Working languages:
Russian, English.


You are kindly askedto fill up the Application Form and send its electronic version (an Application Form is attached to this letter as a separate file) before 13.00 10 February, 2017. Relevant information is also available at the web-sites of the Institute of Geology and Petrozavodsk University.  

Please send the manuscripts of presentations to the Organizing Committee: Lavrova @ krc.Karelia.ru , File format Family Name of the first author. doc.

Layout requirements will be send after 15 January in a second newsletter.


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