Open international student webinar "Modern sedimentary systems, oil and gas potential and ecology of Lake Baikal"


July 11, 2014

Irkutsk, Irkutsk State Technical University (ISTU). Class@Baikal Project


The live broadcast of the seminar begins from 9:00 (Moscow time)!


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   Those who want to participate in the webinar with the opportunity to ask questions and take part in discussions are invited to room 301 at geological faculty of Lomonosov Moscow State University, where a teleconference will be organized with Irkutsk. 



  • 11:00 (6:00 MSK) Webinar inauguration. Participants greetings

O. Khlystov (Limnological Institute SB RAS, Irkutsk)

G. Akhmanov (Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow) 

T. Zemskaya (Limnological Institute SB RAS, Irkutsk)

  • 11:20 (6:20 MSK) V. Sankov (Institute of the Earth's crust SB RAS, Irkutsk) 

    “Baikal rift zone: geodynamics and development history of the Baikal depression”

  • 11:40 (6:40 MSK) A. Chensky  (ISTU, Irkutsk)

    “Hydroacoustic systems for searching and monitoring gas hydrates”

  • 12:00 (7:00 MSK) D. Korost , D. Gilyazetdinova (Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow)

    “Experience of using X-ray micro-tomography to study structure and composition of marine bottom sediments”

  • 12:20 (7:20 MSK) S. Vodopyanov (Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow)

    “Epidermal polychaete papillae: structure, origin, possible functions”

  • 12:40 (7:40 MSK) A. Yurchenko (Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow) 

    “Microbial processes in unloading areas of hydrocarbon gases on the seabed”

  • 13:00 (8:00 MSK)  Lunch. Technical break

  • 14:00 (9:00 MSK) Start broadcasting on the Internet. Telebridge MSU - ISTU

  • 14:00 (9:00 MSK - beginning of the webinar in Moscow) O. Khlystov  (Limnological Institute SB RAS, Irkutsk) 

    "History of studying Baikal gas hydrates"

  • 14:20 (9:20 MSK) G. Akhmanov (Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow) 

    “Fluid unloading and modern geological processes on the continental margins: results of the UNESCO-MSU Floating University International Program”

  • 14:40 (9:40 MSK) J. Port (University of Paris, Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris)

    “Measurement of heat flux in aquatic conditions”

  • 15:00 (10:00 MSK) A. Mazzini (University of Oslo, Norway) 

    “Natural geological disasters: tectonic causes and environmental consequences (LUCI eruption, East Java)”

  • 15:20 (10:20 MSK) T. Pogodaeva (Limnological Institute SB RAS, Irkutsk)

    “Pore waters of bottom sediments of Lake Baikal"

  • 15:40 (10:40 MSK) A. Fokina (Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow)

    “Gas-geochemical anomalies of bottom sediments of the Barents Sea: characteristics and genesis”

  • 16:00 (11:00 MSK) S. Chernitsyna (Limnological Institute SB RAS, Irkutsk)

    “Biological filters in the zones of near-surface occurrence of gas hydrates and unloading of mineralized fluids in Lake Baikal”

  • 16:20 (11:20 MSK) T. Sitnikova (Limnological Institute SB RAS, Irkutsk) 

    “Composition, distribution and trophic relationships of the biota inhabiting the areas of gas and oil unloading in the deep-water zone of Lake Baikal"

  • 16:40 (11:40 MSK) Е. Zemskaya (Limnological Institute SB RAS, Irkutsk) 

    "Possibility for the study of Lake Baikal"

  • 17:00 (12:00 MSK) Discussion. Performances. Summarizing. The closing ceremony of the webinar.