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Vladimir Nikolaevich SAKS Edit Profile

Geologist and geomorphologist

Vladimir SAKS, USSR Geologist and geomorphologist. Associate, Research Institute of Arctic Geology, since 1948; corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1958; member, Communist Party, s 1955.

Background

SAKS, Vladimir was born in 1911.

Education

1933 graduated Leningrad Mining Institute.

Career

1935-1940 and 1944-1948 at All-Union Arctic Institute. 1940-1944 simultaneously at Mining and Geology Board, Main Northern Sea Route Board. Specialist in: Quaternary geology.

Paleogeography; stratigraphy and tectonics of Mesozoic deposits in the Soviet Arctic. The geology of the Arctic seas. Quaternary Arctic marine fauna and the history of its development.

Worked on stratigraphy of Mesozoic deposits in North Siberian petroliferous regions.

Religion

Religiously inspired people justify violence, resist social changes, and attack on science.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.