Study of underground waters: medicinal, industrial, thermal (geothermal), geochemically explored: resources, composition, genesis, practical use.
Kustov, Yu.I. (2009). – Subsurface mineral waters of the Tunka area, SW part of the Lake Baikal rift. – Otechestvennaia geologiia, 2, 53-60 (in Russian).
Pinneker, E.V. & Kustov J.I. (1998). – Radon in groundwaters of south Sibirean: Distribution and genesis. – Geol.congr. «Uranium Mining and Hydrogeology 2», Freiber, 585-592.
Pinneker, E.V., Kustov, Yu.I., Kalashnikova, E.B. & Pavlova, S.E. (1996). – Geochemistry of mineral waters in Pribaikalye. – Otechestvennaia geologiia, 1, 42-48 (in Russian).
Kustov, Yu.I. & Lomonosov, I.S. (1985). – Gold and silver in mineral waters of Siberia. – Geol. Geofiz., 12, 50-55 (in Russian).
Kustov, Yu.I. (2005). – Mineral waters of brine-bearing formations in the southern Siberian platform. – In: Fundamental problems of oil-and-gas hydrogeology. Proceeding of International Conference dedicated to the 80th-birth anniversary of A.A. Kartsev. – GEOS, Moscow, 278-282 (in Russian).
Kustov, Yu.I. (2009). – Influence of fault tectonics in the southwestern flank of the Baikal rift on the content of underground mineral waters in in the Tunka intermountain basin. – In: Tectonophysics and topical questions of the Earth’s sciences. To the 40th anniversary of Laboratory of Tectonophysics founded by M.V. Gzovsky in the IPhE RAS. Proceeding of the All-Russian Conference. Vol. 1. – IPhE RAS, Moscow, 283-288 (in Russian).
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.