Amalitsky Vladimir Prohorovich( famous geologist)
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Biography Amalitsky Vladimir Prohorovich
Born in 1860. At the end of the course at St. Petersburg University of physical-mathematical faculty participated in the expedition of Professor VV. Dokuchaev Research Nizhny Novgorod province in the geological and soil relations. Here, in colorful marls A. found (the first time) a rich fauna, which determine the age of these rocks (Permian). Development of issues relating to Permian deposits in Russia, dedicated and continued his scientific work. For the study "Permian deposits of the Oka-Volga basin" (1887) A. received from St. Petersburg University and a master's degree Mineralogy geognosy. In 1886 he was appointed conservator of the geological cabinet of St. Petersburg University and in 1889 delivered lectures on paleontology at the same university. In 1890 he was appointed professor at the University of Warsaw, and in 1904 and the Warsaw Polytechnic Institute. In 1898, the study of Permian deposits of the rivers Sukhona and Northern Dvina, A. in sand lenses of Permian deposits discovered large collection of brutish lizards amazing completeness and preservation. Material is often treated, and most are processed. A. took an active part in the administrative and pedagogical career. Thus, in 1901 - 1906 years worked hard to develop a new general statute of higher education. A lot of effort has shown. in an issue of Saratov University. As dean of the Warsaw Polytechnic Institute,. took an active part in the organization department called the Institute of Mining and organization of the Don Polytechnical Institute. In 1908 A. was elected a director of the Warsaw Polytechnic Institute. In addition to the above, the larger works of A.: "Gorbatovski county in the geological and soil relations," 1885; "The age of tier colored marls in the Oka-Volga basin, 1886," On the Russian Permian antrakozidah ", 1892.