Andrey G. Kostianoy
Prof., Dr. Andrey G. Kostianoy - Doctor of physico-mathematical sciences, Chief Scientist at the P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow, Russia), Honorary Professor of Tver State University (Russia). Prof. Kostianoy is a specialist in the field of physical oceanography, satellite remote sensing of the oceans and inland seas, regional climate change, environmental problems. He is also an expert in satellite monitoring systems designed for offshore oil and gas industry, as well as in operational integrated satellite monitoring of oil pollution of the seas. His research interests included the Atlantic, Arctic, Indian, and Southern Oceans; the Subarctic Seas; the Baltic, Mediterranean, Black, Azov, Caspian and Aral Seas; the dying lakes and seas; and Central Asia.