Diploma in Secondary Education, Secondary School, Novosibirsk.
Engineer Trofimuk Institute Geology & Geophysics Bachelor of Science RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia, 1971—1987, science researcher, 1987—1995, senior researcher, 1995—2008, principal researcher, since 2008, head more than 20 science expeditions. Associate professor Novosibirsk State University, 1998—2006. Director Shallow Depth Geophysics Ltd., Novosibirsk, since 2002.
Member of EuroAsian Geophysical Association.
Married Tamara Goler, November 6, 1968. 1 child Yuri.