Wednesday, April 17, 2013

X Fersman Scientific Session, Apatity, April 2013.

X Fersman Scientific Session was held in Kola Science CenterRussian Academy of Science, which is located in Apatity, Murmansk Oblast. The conference was dedicated to 150th anniversary of the world famous scientist V.I. Vernadsky. Also, the event included celebration of Geologists Day (first Sunday of April) on lake Imandra (picture above). Two of us were sent for the presentation - me and Maria Akimenko, PhD student from Vernadsky Institute. I am thankful to everyone in Kola Science Center, Russian Academy of Science for a warm welcome and organization of the conference. The Session included oral reports from scientist all around Russia and several international representatives. We have met members of Geological Survey of FinlandGeneral Professor, Elias Ekdahl, and professor from University of Delhi, India - Dr. Ashima Saikia. The abstracts will be published in special peer-reviewed collecting book. Every abstract could be 4 pages maximum.
Yuri L. Voitehovsky opens the conference. 

 Ashima Saikia makes oral report about Au-occurrences of Northern Indian shield.

Maria Akimenko makes her report about recently discovered alkaline rocks. 

I am reporting about Gremyakha-Vyrmes massif.

The conference is about to finish. Two members from Vernadsky Institute, Moscow.

Discuss in the Mineralogical Museum, Kola Science Centre. Arkady K. Shpachenko - one of my supervisor.
Several pictures from celebration of Geologists Day:
Walking around Imandra lake.
Someone made very beautiful snow angel.

The celebration of Geologists Day.
The tables are actually snow columns.

Kola Science Center's Bus.

Thank you for the attention!

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