Ramin Gobejishvili

 



1941-2014



Education:

1995 - PhD in geography. Dissertation Topic: Modern glaciers of Georgia and evolution of glaciation in the mountains of Eurasia.

1979 - Candidate of Geographical Sciences. Dissertation Topic: Research of modern relief-forming processes of mountainous areas by stereo-photo-gram-metric methods.

1969-1972 - Post-graduate studies. Moscow Institute of Geography.

1959-1964 - Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Geography-Geology.

 

Work Experience:

Teaching:
2006-2014 - Full Professor at the Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. Head of the direction of  Geomorphology-Geoecology and Cartography-Geoinformatics.

2003-2006 - TSU, Head of the Department of Geomorphology-Geoecology.

1995-2003 - TSU, Professor of the Department of Cartography-Geoinformatics at the Faculty of Geography-Geology.

1980-1995 - TSU, guest lecturer; lectures in glaciology and aerospace methods in geomorphology.

 

Research:

2009–2014 - Head of the Department of  Geomorphology of the Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography of TSU.

2007–2014 - Chairman of the Scientific Board of the Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography of TSU.

2005-2007 - Director of the Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography.

2000-2003 - Head of the Department of Geomorphology of the Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography.

1986-2006 - Head of the Laboratory of Glaciology of Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography.

1981-1986 - Head of the Laboratory of Aaerospace Methods of Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography.

1979-1981 - Senior Researcher of Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography.

1965-1979 - Chief Engineer of Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography.

 

Expeditions:

Participated in glaciological and geomorphological expeditions (throughout the Eurasian continent).

1965-2012 - in the Caucasus region (North and South Caucasus, Colchis lowlands, south Georgian upland, Armenian upland).

2003 - Eastern Anatolia.

1991 - in the Himalaya (Central Himalaya, Jomolungma-Shishapangma section) and central Tibet.

1990 - Sino - Tibetan mountains.

1990 - Thyan-Shan.

I984 - Altai.

1983 - Kopet Dag

1982 - Kamchatka.

1978 - Shpizbergen (Svalbard, Norway).

1972 - Zaili Alatau (large and small rivers almaatinks, Tuiuksu Glacier).

1967 - Pamir (Muksus River and Obikhingou River gorges).

 

Research Grants:

2010-2013 - Multiple relationship analysis among environment and social processes in the mountainous regions of Georgia. Field research on sustainable land use, land development for life quality insurance (AMES, Germany).

2009-2012 - Monitoring of Zopkhito Glacier mass balance on the background of climate change. (Shota Rustaveli National Scientific Foundation). (Head).

2007-2009 - Glaciers dynamics in the Caucasus, the climate change and modeling of river runoff (INTAS). (Head from the Georgian side).

2006-2009 - The National Atlas of Georgia.  Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia. (Head).

2006-2007 - Development of  Protected Areas of Georgia. (Participants).

1999-2006 - Forestry Sector Development Project. The World Bank (participant).

1994-1995 - International grant on “The Former USSR Mountain Glacier Fluctuations in the Little Ice Age” (it was implemented at the Moscow Institute of Geography).

1993 - WWF program, where he wrote a report about the relief of the eastern Caucasus and Iori upland.

1993-2002 - Grants of the Academy of Sciences of Georgia (Head).

 

Publicaitons:

9 monographs, 120 articles, including 58–in Georgian language, 47-in Russian and 15–in English language.

 

Awards:

In 2000 he was awarded the Medal of Honor.

 

Contact Information:

Goberamin@hotmail.com