VESTNIK OF SAINT PETERSBURG UNIVERSITY
EARTH SCIENCES

ISSN: 1029-7456
Index Catalogue: 36847

Vestnik of St. Petersburg State University is journal of science and theory drawing together the results of researchers as well as informing the scientific community of developments in research and theory at St. Petersburg State University. Active discussions of the engaging issues in science and the humanities as well as of the general academic and research process are covered in its pages.
Along with original articles and critical reviews, this publication also provides a systematic account of the scientific vibrancy of the university. It acquaints readers with various aspects of the universitys history and the life and times of its renowned researchers.
A special section is devoted to reviewing current research work. The reader can receive the very latest information regarding new scientific publications.
Vestnik of St. Petersburg State University engages with the central, principal, and current issues of science and the humanities. Vestnik is open to collaboration with Russian as well as foreign researchers, scientific cooperatives as well as academic and research institutions.
Series 7 of Vestnik of St. Petersburg State University can be found in the listing of the principal peer-reviewed research journals and publications which, as recommended by the expert advisory council of VAK (the Higher Attestation Commission of the Russian Federations Ministry of Education and Science), may be employed in the defence of doctoral and post-doctoral dissertations under the specialties: 04.00.00, Geology and Mineralogy; 11.00.00 Geography.
Vestnik Series 7, Geology, Geography publishes articles on geology, hydrogeology, geochemistry, petrology and ecology, natural and physical geography, land planning and geomorphology, economic and social geography.
Vestnik Series 7 regularly informs its readers of scientific conferences which have taken place in the department, as well as printing reviews of the work published by its researchers.

Editorial Board Members:

Editorial Board Members Geology:
Kryvovichev V. G., Dr. of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences, Professor (Editor in Chief);
Ivannikov V.V., Candidate of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences, Associate Professor (Executive Editor);
Aplonov S.V., Dr. of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences, Professor;
Biske G.S., Dr. of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences, Professor;
Konosavskiy P.K., Candidate of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences, Associate Professor;
Kryvovichev S.V., Dr. of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences, Professor;
Popov A.V., Dr. of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences, Professor.

Editor in Chief: Krivovichev Vladimir Gerasimovich, Dr. of Geography, Professor
Executive Editor: Ivanikov Valerii Vasil'evich, Candidate of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences, Associate Professor

Address: St.-Petersburg, Universitetskaya nab., 7-9
Phone: +7(812)328-94-79
E-mail: geovestnik@spbu.ru

St. Petersburg University Press
199004, St. Petersburg, 6th line VO, 11/21.
Director of the St. Petersburg University Press: Elena V. Lebedkina


Editorial Board Members Geography:
Dmitriev V.V., Dr. of Geography, Professor (Editor in Chief);
Sevastyanov D.V., Dr. of Geography, Professor (Executive Editor);
Aliev E.A., Candidate of Geography, Associate Professor;
Kaledin N.N., Candidate of Geography, Associate Professor;
Kapralov E.G., Candidate of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences, Associate Professor;
Lastochkin A.N., Dr. of Geography, Professor;
Fuks V.R., Dr. of Geography, Professor;
Chistobayev A.I., Dr. of Geography, Professor;
A.S.T. Kolpert, Professor (Finland);
I. Tide, Professor (Germany);
V.-K. Dullo, Professor (Germany).

Editor in Chief: Dmitriev Vasilii Vasil'evich, Dr. of Geography, Professor
Executive Editor: Sevast'ianov Dmitrii Viktorovich, Dr. of Geography, Professor

Address: St.-Petersburg, V.A., 10 Linia, 33-35
Phone: +7 (812) 323-78-65
E-mail: geovestnik@spbu.ru

St. Petersburg University Press
199004, St. Petersburg, 6th line VO, 11/21.
Director of the St. Petersburg University Press: Elena V. Lebedkina

The items of the edition.
Vestnik of St. Petersburg State University, Series 7, Geology, Geography is the journal of science and theory drawing together the results of researchers as well as informing the scientific community of developments in research and theory at St. Petersburg State University. Active discussions of the engaging issues in science and the humanities as well as of the general academic and research process are covered in its pages.
The journal publishes articles on general geology, paleontology, stratigraphy, petrology, lithology, geochemistry, geophysics, mineralogy, crystallography, hydrogeology, engineering geology, ore deposits, physical geography, political geography, geomorphology, hydrology, oceanology, cartography, geoecology, and also in other actual areas of geology and geography.
Vestnik Series 7, Geology, Geography regularly informs its readers of scientific conferences which have taken place in the department, as well as printing reviews of the work published by its researchers.
Vestnik is open to collaboration with Russian and foreign researchers as well as academic and research institutions.

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RETRACTION
At the request of the authors Dreschinski A.V. and Burkov K.A. the publisher regretfully notifies readers regarding the retraction of the article "Marine gel: transparent expolymer particles (TEP) in the World ocean" (published in the journal "Vestnik of St.Petersburg University. Series 7. Geology. Geography. 2013. Issue 3. P. 161167) for wrongful inclusion among the authors of Professor A. Engel, who is not a co-author of this publication and did not consent to the use of the data in the said publication.
Recognizing responsibility for the situation Dreschinsky A.V. apologizes to readers for any inconvenience.

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