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Boris Sergeevich SOKOLOV

geologist , paleontologist

Boris SOKOLOV, USSR Geologist and paleontologist. Corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1958; associate, All-Union Geology Survey and Petroleum Research Institute, since 1943. Stalin Prize, 1950.

Background

SOKOLOV, Boris was born in 1914.

Education

1937 graduated Leningrad University.

Career

Since 1937 at Leningrad University. Simultaneously at All-Union Petroleum Research Institute. Until 1940 carried out geological survey work in Moscow Basin and TyanShan.

1941-1945 surveyed in Asia. 1946-1953 surveyed in various areas of the European USSR and the Urals. Since 1956 engaged in geological work on Siberia.

Studied stratigraphy of Paleozoic and late Pre-Cambrian eras, regional and oil geological, and paleozoic corals. 1959 Chinese Stratigraphic Conference.

Religion

God can not be proven by science which is the main way we study and understand our universe or natural world.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

Membership

Of Presidium of USSR Academy, of Sciences since 1975. French Geological Society 1963. USSR Academy, of Sciences 1958-1968, Academician since 1968.

Swedish Geological Society since 1968.