Աշխարհագրության և երկրաբանության ֆակուլտետ
Faculty of Geography and Geology
In 1933 - 1934 academic year the Geological - Geographical Faculty has been formed in YSU. :
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Vladimir S. Balasanyan

Associate Professor | Chair of Geophysics
Education
1976 - M.D (Engineering Geology, Geophysics) Yerevan State University,
1982 - Ph.D (Physics, Mathematics) Institute of Earth Physics, Moscow, USSR Academy of Sciences

Positions held
1999 - up today Researcher, Georisk Scientific Research Company
1994 - up today Assistant Professor, Chair of Geophysics, Yerevan State University
1989 - 1993 Senior Researcher, Laboratory of Seismotectonics, Institute of Geological Sciences, Armenian National Academy of Sciences, Yerevan
1987 - 1988 Contract work in the Syrian Arab Republic
1983 - 1988 Seismology Department Head, Yerevan Branch of the “AtomEnergoProyekt,” Yerevan, USSR Ministry of Nuclear Energy (AtomEnergo)
1982 - Junior Researcher, All-Union Research Institute of Nuclear Power Plants, USSR Ministry of Nuclear Energy (AtomEnergo)

Research interests
seismology, seismic zoneshion, seismogeodynamics, petrophysics

Изменение сейсмической активности в связи с колебаниями уровня воды в Азатском водохранилище Армении
2008 | Article
Известия НАН РА, Науки о Земле, N2, ТОМ LX1, 2008, с. 50-53
«Ուսումնասիրման երկրաֆիզիկական մեթոդներ» ուսումնական պրակտիկայի մեթոդական ցուցումներ
2005 | Book
Ուսումնական ձեռնարկ, Երկրորդ բաժին «Մագնիսահետախուզություն», էջ 19-34, 2005, 91 էջ
A. Balasanian , V. Davtian, S. Arakelian
Methodologial Aspects of Compiling Joint Catalouge of Strong Eartquakes for the Territory of the Aegean and Central Asian Region
2000 | Article
ISTC seminar in Yerevan, 3-5 October, 2000
V. Balasanyan , Yefimova. G. A.
Complex study of elastic and piezoelectric properties of quartz-containing rocks under high pressures and temperatures
2000 | Article
In Physical Properties of Rocks under High Pressures, M, Nauka, 2000
Balasanyan V. S. , Karakhanian A.S.
Analysis of seismogenic offsets of monuments in the 1988 Spitak earthquake (Armenia)
2000 | Article
Asian seismological commission (ASC 2000), Tehran
V. Balasanian , V. Davtian, S. Arakelian
Methodological aspects of compiling joint catalogue of strong earthquakes for the territory of the Aegean and Central Asian region
2000 | Article
ISTC seminar in Yerevan, October 3-5, 2000
Balasanian V. S. , Karakhanian A.S.
Active tectonics and seismicity, Geology of Sevan
1995 | Article
Yerevan, Publishing House of the Armenian National Academy of Sciences, 122-128, 1995
Balasanian V. S. , Karakhanian A. S.
Active dynamics of the 1988 Spitak earthquake zone
1992 | Article
Izvestia AN Armenii, Nauki o Zemlie, 2, 1992
Balasanian V. S. , Karakhanian A.S.
The Spitak earthquake: active tectonics and dynamics of zonez
1990 | Article
XXII General Assembly of the European Seismological Commission, Programme and Abstracts, ESC, Barcelona, September 17-22, 1990
Balasanian V. S. , Volarovich M.P., Efimova G.A.
High-pressure elastic wave velocities in Armenian granitoids of different age and origin
1986 | Article
Acta Geodaetica, Geophysica et Montanistica, Hung., 21, Budapest, 415-421, 1986
Balasanian V. S. , Volarovich M. P., Efimova G. A.
Velocity anisotropy of elastic waves in rocks and minerals under high pressures and its possible causes
1985 | Article
Published by the Union of Czekhoslovak Mathematicians and Physicists, Praga, 29-36, 1985

Contacts
Contacts:

Dean - Candidate of Geological Sciences,
Associate Professor Marat Grigoryan

Dean's Office:
(+374 60) 71-04-31 (inner line 34-31, 38-75),
geo@ysu.am