News by tag Geology

31.01.2018
Novosibirsk State University Student Receives Russian Academy of Science Medal for Rare Meteorite Study

Denis Ponomarev, a student in NSU’s Geology and Geophysics Department received the Russian Academy of Science prize for young researchers.  He was in a group of scientists that is exploring a rare meteorite that was found in the Novosibirsk region 26 years ago

21.11.2017
Siberian Oyster Fossils - the Key to Reconstructing the Environment of the Ancient Seas

Igor Kosenko, Senior Lecturer, Novosibirsk State University Historical Geology – Paleontology Section at the Geology and Geophysical Department, Research Fellow, Trofimuk Institute of Oil and Gas Geology and Geophysics SB RAS, has conducted systematic research of the taxonomy, paleoecology and isotope-geochemical composition of Late Jurassic-Early Cretaceous oyster shells. These mollusks are valuable for paleontological research and of interest to the scientific community

05.09.2017
A Famous Professor from Japan will give a Lecture at NSU

Shigenori Maruyama, Professor of the Tokyo Institute of Technology, will give lectures at NSU

15.08.2017
Geologists Collected Material in the Arctic to Test a new Hypothesis

NSU geologists returned from an expedition on the Arctic Floating University to Franz Josef Land. The scientists collected material that will confirm or refute a new hypothesis

08.07.2017
NSU Geologists went to the Arctic aboard the Floating University

The research vessel "Professor Molchanov" left Arkhangelsk on July 8th and sailed to Franz Josef Land. The expedition included geologists from Novosibirsk State University.

16.06.2017
Geologists summarize the results of an international five-year UNESCO project

This year, geologists summarized the results of a five-year large-scale project, in which 700 specialists from different countries participated. The project by the UNESCO International Geological Program is dedicated to the formation of the continental crust in Central Asia.

16.05.2017
Back to NSU for anyone who loves NSU

Back to NSU Day invited everyone to become a student at Novosibirsk State University

11.05.2017
Novosibirsk scientists reproduced processes that occur in the Earth’s upper mantle

Scientists from a joint laboratory at the Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Novosibirsk State University, used an electron-beam welding machine to reproduce the conditions in which rocks are found beneath active volcanoes

05.04.2017
Traces of three strong ancient earthquakes are found in the Altai

Scientists have found traces of three ancient earthquakes in the Altai. Their power was no less than the 2003 Chui earthquake.

11.08.2016
NSU started cooperation with the Floating University

NSU Geologists became participants of the Arctic Floating University expedition and spent nearly a month on board of the research ship «Professor Molchanov». The member of the expedition, the paleomagnetologist Nikolai Mikhaltsov, told about the uneasy work on Novaya Zemlya and further plans for cooperation with the Floating University

12.07.2016
Geologists have determined the mechanism of formation of mantle sulfides

Employees of the Institute of Geology and Mineralogy SB RAS and the Novosibirsk State University, have experimentally determined the mechanism of formation of sulfides in the Earth's mantle. Experimenters have proved that mantle sulfides can be formed under the influence of ephemeral sulfur-containing fluids on ultrabasic mantle rocks