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National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Institute of Geological Sciences

Previously Institute of Geoical Sciences
Acronym IGS
Type Research
55-b Gonchara St. Kyiv
Tel (044) 486 9334
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SeaDataNet-EDMO Record ID 2228
Activities Scientists of the Institute have validated the idea of global faults of the Earth’s lithosphere; founded a new branch of fundamental lithogenesis theory – lithogeodynamical analysis of rock-forming basins, which is the basis for forecasting fuel and ore mineral resources; a geo-historic model of Phanerozoic has been developed; foundations of Pre-Cambrian biostratigraphy have been laid; stratigraphic and palaeogeographic criteria of forecasting and prospecting for minerals have been developed; patterns of water exchange formation in hydrogeologic structures of Ukraine under natural and man-disturbed conditions have been discovered; theoretical and methodological aspects of pollutants migration in the geologic environment have been substantiated; two new provinces of ‘Naftusia’-type mineral water have been found; digital geological&geochemical maps of the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov have been produced; novel technologies for studying Antarctic geological environment have been developed and implemented; integrated research work has been done to study, forecast and minimize the impacts of Chornobyl accident.

Group(s): IODE Created: 2011-01-12 Last Updated: 2013-07-03

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