The Eastern Arctic Seas Encyclopedia

2016 Edition
| Editors: Igor S. Zonn, Andrey G. Kostianoy, Aleksandr V. Semenov

Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences (IORAS), Federal State Budgetary Scientific Institute

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-24237-8_474

Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences (IORAS), Federal State Budgetary Scientific Institute – one of the oldest and the largest Russian research centers in the field of oceanology, the core research establishment of RAS that explores nature and conducts a complex study of the World Ocean relying on the idea of unity of physical, chemical, biological, and geological processes observed there. SIO lays scientific foundations for Earth climate variability prediction, marine resources conservation, and environmental safety in the interests of stable human development. It was established on the premises of the Oceanology Laboratory of the USSR Academy of Sciences by a resolution of the Presidium of the USSR Academy of Sciences in 1946. In 1968, it was named after Academician P. P. Shirshov who was its founder and first Director. Academician L. A. Zenkevich, corresponding member of RAS V. G. Bogorov, S. V. Bruevich, as well as A. D. Dobrovolskiy, P. L. Bezrukov, I. D....

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