Sergey Nikiforov

Head of Laboratory
DSc (Geographical Sciences)
Chief Researcher

Seismostratigraphy Laboratory
Marine Geology

36 Nahimovskiy prospect, Moscow 117997, Russia
Phone: +7 903 7752718

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DSc (Geographical Sciences) (2007), Head of the Laboratory of Seismostratigraphy (since 2010), Chief Researcher.

In 1980 he graduated from the Faculty of Geography of the Lomonosov Moscow State University, Department of Marine Geomorphology.

Since 1980, an employee of  Shirshov Institute of Oceanology of RAS.

In 1985 he defended his thesis on "The formation of relief and the distribution of precipitation on the shelf of the eastern sector of the Soviet Arctic", PhD (Geographical Sciences).

In 2007 he defended his doctoral dissertation on the topic "Relief of the shelf of the Russian Arctic", DSc (Geographical Sciences).

He participated in more than 20 expeditions to the oceans and seas of the Russian Arctic.

About 150 publications, including monographs and books, in Russian and English.