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Profile: G.A. Zherebtsov

( Updated: 2014-01-10 19:41

Profile: G.A. Zherebtsov

G.A. Zherebtsov, Russian, born in 1938.

G.A. Zherebtsov, Russian, born in 1938, is one of the founders of space weather sciences in Russia.

He has published over 240 academic papers and is a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Zherebtsov has promoted cooperation between the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Through his efforts, the two sides co-founded a space weather research center in 2001, helping Chinese and Russian scientists to strengthen exchanges.

He also supported the International Space Weather Meridian Circle Program — a key international program started by the Chinese Academy of Sciences — to investigate the ground-based monitoring network along regions of the 120th meridian east and the 60th meridian west.

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