Herald of the Russian Academy of Sciences

, Volume 85, Issue 3, pp 206–212 | Cite as

Geodynamic evolution of the Arctic Ocean and modern problems in geological studies of the Arctic region

  • V. A. VernikovskyEmail author
  • N. L. Dobretsov
General Meeting of the Russian Academy of Sciences


Arctic Ocean Arctic Region Continental Shelf Canada Basin Lomonosov Ridge 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Trofimuk Institute of Petroleum Geology and Geophysics, Siberian BranchRussian Academy of SciencesTomskRussia
  2. 2.Novosibirsk State UniversityNovosibirskRussia

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