September 11, 2012, Prof. Joern Thiede — an open lecture titled «From Lomonosov to Modern Times: History of the Russian-German Cooperation in the Scientific Exploration of High Northern Latitudes» at the Petrovsky Hall of SPbU. [embedplusvideo height=»492″ width=»620″ standard=»http://www.youtube.com/v/ZXNcvzmYkfc?fs=1&start=97″ vars=»ytid=ZXNcvzmYkfc&width=620&height=492&start=97&stop=&rs=w&hd=0&autoplay=0&react=1&chapters=¬es=» id=»ep4903″ /] In Lomonosov’s time (1711-1765), Arctic Ocean exploration was in its infancy. Apart from the […]
Symposium “Megagrants for Russian Environment” was held at headquarters of Russian Geographical Society 24-26 May in Saint-Petersburg. 5 Megagrants presented their results to start collaborating between laboratories and to provide improvement of professional skill for young scientists.
Marine geologist Joern Thiede, former director of the AWI Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Sciences and current president of the ERICON council, is one of 40 winners of grants from the Russian Ministry of Education and Science. These projects are aimed at attracting eminent scientists from all over the world to Russia. Prof. […]