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Petr Filimonovicb SHVETSOV

Permafrost specialist

Petr SHVETSOV, USSR Permafrost specialist. Corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1933; Chairman, Commission on Problems of the North, Council for the Study of Production Resources, USSR Academy of Science, since 1958. Stalin Prize, 1952. Member, Communist Party, since 1940.

Background

SHVETSOV, Petr was born in 1910.

Education

1935 graduated Moscow Geology Survey Institute.

Career

1935-1939 at Main Administration, Northern Sea Route. 1939-1959 at Institute of Permafrost Studies. 1941-1945 in Soviet Аллу.

1948-1956 Deputy Director, and 1956-1959 Director, Institute of Permafrost Studies. 1959 member, comprehensive Kamchatka expedition. Works deal with the laws governing the formation of subterranean waters in permafrost regions.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1940.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1940.