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Peter Zavialov

 peter Zavialov

Place of work:

Physical Oceanography Division
P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology RAS 

Professional experience:

Deputy Director.

Head of Division.

Topics of interest:

Inland seas, semi-enclosed and marginal seas; Lakes; Anthropogenic impacts; Continental discharges into the ocean; Land-Sea interactions; Aral Sea

Active research projects:

Physics and Chemistry of the Dying Aral Sea – Russian Foundation for Basic Research.

Dynamics of River Plumes – Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS).

Shelf Processes and their Impact on Plankton Communities in the Black Sea – RAS.

Monitoring Submarine Groundwater Discharges in Taiwan Strait – Water Resources Agency, Taiwan.

Representative publications:

Zavialov, P.O., A.A. Ni, T.V. Kudyshkin, A.K. Kurbaniyazov, and S.N. Dikarev, 2008. Five years of field hydrographic research in the Large Aral Sea (2002-2006). J. Marine Systems, doi: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2008.03.013.

Zavialov, P.O., A.A. Ni, D.P. Ishniyazov, T.V. Kudyshkin, A.K. Kurbaniyazov, and D. Mukhamedzhanova, 2008. Ongoing changes in salt composition and dissolved gases in the Aral Sea. Aquatic Geochemistry, doi: 10.1007/s10498-008-9057-9.
Zavialov, P. O., 2005. Physical Oceanography of the Dying Aral Sea. Springer-Verlag – Praxis, Chichester, UK, 154 pp.

Kostianoy, A. G., S. Lebedev, and P. O. Zavialov, 2004. What do we know about dead, dying, and endangered lakes and seas? IN: J.C.J. Nihoul, P.O. Zavialov, P.P.Micklin (Eds.) Dying and Dead Seas: Climatic vesrus Anthropic Causes, Kluwer Academic Publ., Doderecht, Germany, 1-48.

Zavialov, P. O., A. G. Kostianoy, S. V. Emelianov, et al., 2003. Hydrographic survey in the dying Aral Sea. Geophysical Research Letters, 30, 13, 1659-1662, doi: 10.1029/2003GL017427.

Zavialov, P. O., A. G. Kostianoy, F. V. Sapozhnikov, et al., 2003. The present hydrophysical and hydrobiological state of the dying Aral Sea. Oceanology, 43, 2, 316-319 [in Russian, with English translation].

Zavialov, P. O., A.G. Kostianoy, and O. O. Moller Jr., 2003. SAFARI cruise: Mapping river discharge effects on Southern Brazilian shelf. Geophysical Research Letters, 30, 21, doi:1029/2003GL018265.

Zavialov, P. O., J. V. Grigorieva, O. O. Moller Jr, A.G.Kostianoy,and M.Gregoire, 2002. Continuity preserving modified maximum cross correlation technique. Journal of Geophysical Research, 107, C10, doi:1029/2001JC001116.

Zavialov, P. O., O. O. Moller Jr., and E. Campos, 2002. First direct measurements of currents on the continental shelf of Southern Brazil. Continental Shelf Research, 22, 14, 1975-1986.

Zavialov, P. O., I. Wainer, and J. M. Absy, 1999. Sea surface temperature variability off southern Brazil and Uruguay as revealed from historical data since 1854. Journal of Geophysical Research, 104, 21 021 - 21 032.
Zavialov, P. O., R. D. Ghisolfi, and C. A. E. Garcia, 1998. An inverse model for seasonal circulation over the Southern Brazilian shelf: near-surfave velocity from the heat budget. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 28, 4, 545-562.