Recent endo- and exogeodynamics. Geological medium and seismic process. Resources dynamics of underground waters and geoecology.
Internal structure, paleogeodynamics, endogenic processes and fluid dynamics of the continental lithosphere.
1949 and USSR Academy of Sciences Presidium Decree, dated February 24, 1949 as a response to the foundation of the Branch. It was renamed into the East-Siberian Geological Institute in 1957; since 1962, it had been known as the Institute of the Earth’s Crust SB AS USSR and obtained its current name in 1992.