Online exhibition for the 90th anniversary of the birth of Vladimir Prozorovskii

30 May 2022

To the 90th birthday of Vladimir Prozorovskii (1932-2007), Doctor of Geology and Mineralogy Sciences, Full Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, Professor in the Department of Historical Geology at St Petersburg University.

The range of scientific interests of Vladimir Prozorovskii was very wide. He was involved in stratigraphy and palaeontology, facies analysis, palaeogeography, and palaeotectonics of Mesozoic of the vast territory of Central Asia: from the Caspian Sea to the Pamirs. In 1964, he successfully defended his candidate’s dissertation on "Stratigraphy and Bivalve Molluscs of Neocomian deposits of Western Turkmenistan". The result of his scientific activity was his doctoral dissertation "Upper Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous of Western Central Asia", which he defended in 1985.