Emili Tsereteli

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Education:

Geography Professor.

 

Work Experience:

2011 - present - Head of the Geological Risk Management Department of the LEPL National Agency of Environment of the Ministry of Environment Protection and Natural Resources of Georgia.

1992 - present - Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography, Department of Geomorphology - Geoecology, Chief Scientist.

2008-2011 years - Head of the Geological Risk and Geological Environment Management Department of the LEPL National Agency of Environment of the Ministry of Environment Protection and Natural Resources of Georgia.

2006-2008 - Head of the Agency of Natural Disasters, Engineering - Geological and Geo-ecological Researches of the Monitoring and Prognostication Center of the Ministry of Environment Protection and Natural Resources of Georgia.

1998-2005 - Director General of the Center of Natural Disasters, Engineering - Geological and Geo-ecological Researches of the Department of Geology of Georgia.

1992-1997 - Head of the Scientific-Enterprising Agency “Sakinzhgeodatsva” of the Department of Geology of Georgia.

1978-1991 - Deputy Head of the Hydrogeological and Engineering-Geological Expedition of the Geological Agency at the Council of the Ministers of Georgia.

1972-1978 - Head of the Hydrogeological and Engineering-Geological Department of the Geological Agency at the Council of Ministers of Georgia.

1969-1971 -  Chief geologist of the Complex Hydrogeological and Engineering-Geological Station at the Council of the Ministers of Georgia.

1964-1968 - Head of the Engineering-Geological Pasty of the Geological Agency at the Council of Ministers of Georgia.

1960-1963 - Postgraduate student of the Tbilisi State University.

1958-1960 - Head of the geological team of the expedition of the 6th District of the 4th Agency of the Ministry of Geology of the USSR.

1956-1958 - Engineer-geologist of the expedition of the 7th Section of the 4th Agency of the Ministry of Geology of the USSR.

1955 - Geologist of the expedition of the 7th District of the 4th Agency of the Ministry of Geology of the USSR.

 

Job Description:

1964-2005 - 1:500000, 1:200000, 1:50000, 1:25000 and 1:10000 scale engineering - geological and geodynamic surveys in the areas of Georgia. The specific maps of relevant scale and content and about 50 geological reports are compiled.

1994-1997 - Engineering – geological investigations in the territories of Turkey under the Georgian - Turkish joint scientific program.

1956-1969 - 1:500000 scale engineering - geological surveys in the Pamirs - Tien Shan mountain system and different areas of Central Asia.

1960 - 1:500000 scale engineering - geological surveys in Azerbaijan and Northern Caucasus.

1955 - 1:500000 scale engineering-geological surveys in the area of Southern Russia (Krasnodar and Stavropol Krai).

 

Teaching:

1966-present - gives lectures in Engineering – Geology, the Quaternary period in geology, Fundamentals of natural catastrophic phenomena and geoecology at the Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University.

 

Grants of the Academy of Sciences of Georgia:

2006 - Catastrophic phenomena of nature and problem of sustainable development in mountain regions; system analysis, prediction of risk of danger, maintenance of the living space (Mtskheta – Mtianeti case study). Tbilisi, 100 p.

2006 - Natural Destructive Processes in Adjara and Development of Security Measures. Tbilisi, 79 p.

2003 - Landslide phenomena in Georgia and elaboration of sustainable development strategy of the urbanized areas in Georgia. Tbilisi, 58 p.

Condition of physical environment and geological hazard assessed within the boundaries of the highways to be rehabilitated of Meskheti - Javakheti motor roads.

 

Recent works related to natural processes:

2006 - Risk Hazard identification of the 1200 mm diameter Transcaucasus gas pipeline, passing through the territory of the v.Naniani of the Dusheti region, damaged by the landslide and  geological report on  evaluation of engineering - geological conditions  of the alternative version. Tbilisi.

2006 - Information Bulletin on the consequences of geological disaster of Georgia in 2005 and prediction of its development in 2006. Tbilisi, 145 p.

2005 - Geological Summary Report on Condition of development of natural geological processes in Georgia, consequences of 2004 year’s activation and risk of hazard by 2005. Tbilisi, 355 p.

2004 - Researches conducted along the 3000 km of the motor roads in 1977-1985 by request of the Ministry of the Roads of Georgia for the risk assessment of natural geological processes. Engineering - geodynamic maps of 1:25000 scales are compiled. Assessment of engineering-geodynamic condition of the Quro River basin for Transcaucasus main pipeline (700 and 1200 mm. Diameter) protection purposes from the risk of mudflow phenomena. Tbilisi.

2003 - Assessment of the engineering-geodynamic processes of the landslide processes developed in the area of the v. Dgvari of Borjomi region and adjacent area got within the areal of Baku - Tbilisi Ceyhan oil pipeline. Tbilisi.

2000 - Information Bulletin on study and prediction of dangerous geological processes. Tbilisi, 410 p.

 

Scientific papers:

Within the period of 1962-2008 he published about 300 scientific papers, single publications and monographs in Russia, Uzbekistan, Turkey, China, Sweden, England, Italy, the USA and Canada, including the ones under the aegis of UNESCO and UNEP.

 

Awards:

2011 he was awarded the Medal of Honor.

 

Participation in professional organizations:

Member of the Geographical, Geological and Mining Community;

Member of the Landslide, Mudflow and Slope Processes Commission of the Engineering-Geological Problematic Board of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR.

Member of the International Engineering - Geological Association.

Member of the Quaternary Period Studying and Mountain Regions Sustainable Development Commissions of the Georgian Academy of Sciences.

Associate Member of the Geodynamics Studying Commission of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Associate Member of the Mudflow Studying Board of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Member of the Scientific - Technical Council of the Department of Environment Protection and Natural Resources and Emergency Situations of Georgia.

 

Contact Information:

emiltsereteli@gmail.com