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Epaminond Epaminondovich FOTIADI

geologist , geophysicist

Epaminond FOTIADI, USSR Geologist and geophysicist. Corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1958; associate, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Siberian Deputy, USSR. Academy of Sciences, since 1958. Member, Communist Party, since 1945.


FOTIADI, Epaminond was born in 1907.


In 1933 graduated from Leningrad University.


1927-1939 worked for Central Petroleum Board of Emba Rayon. 1946-1951 at Institute of Applied Geophysics. 1951-1958 at AllUnion Research Institute of Geophysical Methods of Exploration.

Works deal with geophysical methods of petroleum prospecting, and methods of geological interpretation of gravitational and magnetic regional anomalies. Author of handbooks and instructions on gravimetric and topogeodetic work. Author of geophysical data summaries for southern Emba district and other areas.


Religion is always aggressive against any new scientific ideas.


Member, Communist Party, since 1945.


Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.


Member, Communist Party, since 1945.