Dr. Stanislav Patin is an internationally recognized expert on environmental problems of the ocean, including anthropogenic impact on marine life and fisheries. He holds Ph.D. degrees in Chemistry and Biology, and is a Professor of Ecology and Corresponding Member of the Contenant International Academy. Dr.Patin is Head Scientist with the Russian Federal Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography (VNIRO) in Moscow.
During his 40-year scientific career, Dr. Patin has participated in a wide scope of research, including studies on marine pollution, environmental impact assessments and sea protection. Recently he has been actively involved in environmental studies of the oil and gas activity on the Russian shelf, including work on impacts of oil spills.
Dr. Patin is Chairman of the Aquatic Toxicology Committee under the Russian Academy of Sciences and head/member of a number of Research Councils and Working Groups under Russian Federal Ministries and Agencies, including the Russian Academy of Sciences, State Nature Committee, State Committee on Fisheries, Environmental Expertise Council and others. Dr. Patin has provided leadership for numerous national and international projects in the areas of marine monitoring and environmental protection.
For more than 10 years, Dr. Patin has been involved in the work of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea(ICES). He acts as Russia's representative in the Advisory Committee on the Marine Environment with this organization.
Dr. Patin is the author of over 200 publications (including seven books) in the field of marine ecology, oceanography, ecotoxicology, biogeochemistry, ecological monitoring, environmental management and sea protection.
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