Viacheslav V. Polovkov

Teaching courses

  • Exploration seismology
  • Seismic data processing
  • Marine geophysics
  • Basics of programming

Position

Associate professor, Department of Geophysics. Head of the Master's program: «Geophysics».

E-mail: v.polovkov@spbu.ru

Phone: (812) 363-61-96

Education, scientific degrees and titles

  • Ph.D. (Geophysics), National Mineral Resources University "Gorny", 2012
  • Postgraduate studies, St. Petersburg State University, Geophysics Department 2009-2012
  • Master of Geology, St. Petersburg State University, Geophysics Department 2009
  • Bachelor of Geology, St. Petersburg State University, Geophysics Department 2007

Research and development projects


Research interests

Seismic exploration, modeling and processing of seismic data (reflected wave method, refracted wave method, MASW, seismic tomography), сomplexing of different seismic methods for solving problems of regional, oil and gas, and engineering geophysics


Key publications

  1. Tabyrtsa S., Poselov V., Butsenko V., Smirnov O., Polovkov V. Seismic Attributes of the Acoustic Basement in the Central Arctic Region. European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers. Conference Proceedings, EAGE 2020 Annual Conference & Exhibition Online, Dec 2020, Volume 2020, p.1 – 5.
  2. Ponomarenko A., Polovkov V., Nikitin A., Levin I., Popov D., Kashtan B. European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers. Conference Proceedings, NSG2020 26th European Meeting of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics, Dec 2020, Volume 2020, p.1 – 5.
  3. Chichinina, T., Kazatchenko, E., Sabinin, V., Popov, D., Polovkov, V., Wei, J., & Ding, P. (2019). Fracture-direction estimation by QVOA analysis: Validation by physical modeling. In SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts 2019 (pp. 378-383). Society of Exploration Geophysicists.
  4. Ponomarenko, A., Polovkov, V., Popov, D., & Kashtan, B. (2019, April). The Advantages of Using Surface Wave Tomography in the Marine Studies of the Upper Part of the Seismic Section. In Engineering and Mining Geophysics 2019 15th Conference and Exhibition (Vol. 2019, No. 1, pp. 1-7). European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers.
  5. Popov, D., Chichinina, T., Polovkov, V., Molodtsov, D., & Ding, P. (2018). A new approach in physical modeling for velocity-anisotropy study. In SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts 2018 (pp. 326-330). Society of Exploration Geophysicists.
  6. Polovkov, V. V., Nikitin, A. S., Popov, D. A., Maev, P. A., Birukov, E. A., & Tokarev, M. Y. (2018, April). Gas-saturated sediments study in the upper part of the geological medium using ocean bottom nodes. In Engineering and Mining Geophysics 2018 (Vol. 2018, No. 1, pp. 1-5). European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers.
  7. Ryzhkov, V. I., Sergeev, K. S., Roslov, Y. V., Polovkov, V. V., & Elistratov, A. V. (2015). Engineering surveys by the method of the cableless ocean bottom seismic. In 11th EAGE International Scientific and Practical Conference and Exhibition on Engineering and Mining Geophysics, DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201412223, (p. 8).
  8. Roslov, Y. V., Merezhko, A. A., Polovkov, V. V., Popov, D. A., & Zhemchuzhnikov, E. G. (2014, April). Multicomponent seismic survey in transition zone of Pechora Bay with node system Turtle-500. In 6th EAGE Saint Petersburg International Conference and Exhibition (Vol. 2014, No. 1, pp. 1-5). European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers. 

The Head of Current Research Fundings

  • 2021-2023. Project "Development of a methodology for carrying out near-surface geophysical surveys in the water area using bottom seismic equipment in conditions of gas-saturated sediments"


Other professional activities

  • LLC "SPbU Integrated Marine Research Center". Director.
  • Member of the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE)

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