Scope of expertise: Seismicity, механизм очага землетрясения (earthquake focal mechanism solutions, seismotectonic deformations.
Solonenko A.V., Solonenko N.V., Melnikova V.I.,Shteiman Е.A. The Analysis of the Spatial-Temporal Structure of Seismicity inthe Baikal Rift Zone // Kluwer Academic Publishers. Earthquake Hazard and Risk. – 1996. – P. 49–62.
Solonenko A.V., Solonenko N.V., Melnikova V.I., Shteiman Е.A. The Seismicity and the Stress Field of the Baikal Seismic Zone // El-fAquitaine. Bull. Centres Rech. Explor.- Prod. Elf-Aquitaine. 1997.-P. 208-231.
C., Ritz J.F. and San`kov V., 2002. A reappraisal of the 1950 (Mw 6.9) Mondy earthquake, Siberia, and its relationship to the strain pattern at the south-western end of the Baikal rift zone. Terra Nova, 14, 491–500.
Melnikova V.I., Radziminovich N.A., Adyaa M. Mechanisms of earthquake foci and seismotectonic deformations of the Mongolia region. In «Complex geophysical and seismological investigations in Mongolia». Ulaan-Baatar- Irkutsk. – 2004. – P. 165– 170.
Radziminovitch N., Déverchère J., Melnikova V., San`kov V. and Giljova N., 2005. The 1999 Mw 6.0 earthquake sequence in the Southern Baikal rift, Asia, and its seismotectonic implications // Geophys. J. Int. 161, рр. 387-400. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2005.02604.x
Seredkina A.I., Melnikova V.I., Gileva N.A. & Radziminovich Y.B. The M w 4.3 January 17, 2014, earthquake: very rare seismic event on the Siberian platform // Journal of Seismology, 2015. V. 19, Issue 3, pp 685–694. DOI 10.1007/s10950-015-9487-y
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.