Laboratory of Stratigraphy and Paleontology

Head of Laboratory until 2007
Boris I. Chuvashov,
Corresponding member of RAS, Professor,
Adviser of RAS


Head of Laboratory
Valery V. Chernykh
Doctor of Geology and Mineralogy
tel.: (343) 371-41-04, 8-912-265-21-16

Laboratory staff: 13 employees, including one corresponding member of RAS, 2 doctors of science, six candidates of science, one graduate student.


Research Areas:

  • Evolutionary paleontology, general regularities of the organic world, systematic organization of superior taxa.
  • Devonian, Carboniferous, Permian, Jurassic, Cretaceous and Paleogene Stratigraphy, Biostratigraphy and Paleobiogeography.
  • Geology of bauxite and phosphate deposits in the Northern Urals.
  • General classification issues, classification of mineral deposits.