Institute of Geophysics, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SB RAS)

Institute of Geophysics, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SB RAS) is one of the most important institution under the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Science, engaged in pure research oriented activities in the field of geophysics.

History and Development:

Institute of Geophysics is one of the oldest institute under the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SB RAS). Since then Institute of Geophysics, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SB RAS) have developed with time. Academician Pyzyrev and Gaisky had played an pivotal role in this development.

Institute of Geophysics is situated at:
Institute of Geophysics  Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SB RAS)  3, Koptyug Ave.,   Novosibirsk, 630090  Russia

Organizational Structure:

At present Institute of Geophysics, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SB RAS) has 155 permanent staff. Among these there are 2 academician, 17 doctors, 42 Ph.D's and 20 researchers. It boasts of having well equipped laboratories. The institute is presently headed by its director Epov Mikhail Ivanovich, who is also a corresponding member of Russian Academy of Science.

Activities and Services:

Institute of Geophysics, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SB RAS) is engaged with various scientific activities among which, research is most important

The field of researches are:

  • The structure and composition of the earth
  • The various processes operating on the earth or Geodynamics
  • The theories, hypothesis and principles governing the geophysics
  • The surveying, exploration, investigation related to geophysical research
  • Analysis of the phenomenon like earthquake, volcanism etc.
  • Geodesy
  • Geophysical property of rock

Institute of Geophysics, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SB RAS) is one of the pioneer institution of Russia in the field of geophysics.