Master degree, Moscow State University, 1961. Postgraduate, Moscow State University, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy in Marine Hydrophysics, Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, Sevastopol, 1973.
Scientific assistant Marine Hydrophys. Institute Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, Sevastopol, 1964-1973, head department interaction between atmosphere and ocean, 1976-1985, head department, department director Marine Hydrophys. Institute, since 1985.
Head tsunami department Institute Marine Geology and Geophysics, Sakalin, 1973-1976.
Married Ekaterina Petrovna Vasiljeva, January 26, 1966. Children: Vera, Liza.