IEC SB RAS - Sergei A. Bornyakov

Sergei A. Bornyakov

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Scope of expertise: The use of physical modeling to study general trends in structural-dynamic development of internal structure of large fault zones in the continental lithosphere.

  1. Sherman S.I., Bornyakov S.А., Buddo V. Yu. Areas of dynamic influence of faults (physical modeling results). Nauka, Novosibirsk, 1983. 112pp. (in Russian).
  2. Sherman S.I., Seminsky K.Zh., Bornyakov S.А., etc. Faulting in lithosphere: shear zones. Nauka, Novosibirsk, 1991, 261pp. (in Russian).
  3. Sherman S.I., Seminsky K.Zh., Bornyakov S.А., etc. Faulting in lithosphere: extensional zones. Nauka, Novosibirsk, 1992, 227pp. (in Russian).
  4. Sherman S.I., Seminsky K.Zh., Bornyakov S.А., etc. Faulting in lithosphere: compression zones. Nauka, Novosibirsk, 1994, 262pp. (in Russian).
  5. Gladkov, A.S., Bornyakov, S.A., Manakov, A.V. & Matrosov, A.V. (2008). –Tectonophysical studies in diamond searching. Technical guide. – Naychnyi Mir, Moscow, 175pp. (in Russian).



  1. Sherman S.I., Bornyakov S.А., Buddo V. Yu, etc. Modeling of the mechanism of formation of seismoactive faults in elastic-plastic model//Geologiya i Geofizika, 1985, № 10, p. 9-19 (in Russian).
  2. Bornyakov S.А. Dynamics of development in interpolate-boundary destructive zones (results of modeling)// Geologiya i Geofizika, 1988, № 6, p. 3-10 (in Russian).
  3. Bornyakov S.A. Dynamics of structure formation in a single-layered model at conditionally active extension mechanism // Geologiya i Geofizika, 1990, №1, p.47-56 (in Russian).
  4. Bornyakov S.A. Quantitative analysis of parameters of multi-scale strike-slip faults// Geologiya i Geofizika, 1990, №10, p.34-42 (in Russian).
  5. Bornyakov S.A., Adamovich A.N. Mechanism of fault segmentation and character of segment interaction (from results of physical and mathematical simulation).//Journal of Earthquake Prediction Research. 2000. V.8. №4, p.471-485.
  6. Bornyakov S.A., Sherman S.I. Multilevel self-organization of destructive process in a shear zone (by results of physical modeling)// Physical Mezomechanics, 2000, V.3, № 4, p.107-115.
  7. Bornyakov S.A., Sherman S.I., Gladkov A.S. Structural levels of destruction within a strike-slip fault zone and their reflection in fractal dimension: Results of physical modeling). Doklady Earth Sciences, 2001, V.377, № 2. p.156-159.
  8. Bornyakov S.A., Gladkov A.S., Adamovich A.N., etc. Information entropy and fractal dimension as criteria of self-organization of fissure systems in fracture (based on physical modeling results) // Doklady Earth Sciences 2003. V.391. №5. p.766-768.
  9. Bornyakov S.A., Sherman S.I. Multistage evolution of strike-slip faults reflected in their displacement-fault length relationship (tectonophysical modeling) // Russian Geology and Geophysics. 2003. V.44. №7. p. 683-689.
  10. Bornyakov S.A., Gladkov A.S., Matrosov V.А, Adamovich A.N., Klepikov V. A. Nonlinear dynamics of faulting based on the results of physical modeling // Geotectonics. 2004. №5. p. 85-95.
  11. Bornyakov S.А. Formation mechanism of the southwestern flank of the Baikal rift zone based on results of physical modeling// Doklady Earth Sciences, 2004. V.399. №8, p. 1085-1087.
  12. Bornyakov S.A. Evolution of seismic system as nonlinear synergetic process// Nelineiny Mir (Non-linear World). 2008. V.6. №1. p. 60-66 (in Russian).
  13. Bornyakov S.A. Dynamic criteria of self-organization of fracture systems in a shear-shift zone (based on the results of physical modeling)// Doklady Earth Sciences. 2008. V.421. №5. p. 820-822.
  14. Bornyakov S.A., Cheremnyh A.V., Truskov V. A. Dissipative structures in fault zones and their diagnostic criteria (from physical modeling data)//Russian Geology and Geophysics. 2008. V.49. №2. p.138-143.
  15. Bornyakov S.A., Semenova N.V. Dissipative processes in fault zones (based on physical modeling results)//Russian Geology and Geophysics, 2011.- V.52. - №6. - P.676-683.
  16. BornyakovS.A. Deformation precursors of the Ust-Barguzin earthquake of May, 20, 2008 // Doklady Earth Sciences. 2010. V.431. № 1. С.406-408.
  17. Bornyakov S.A., Vstovskii,G.V. The first experiment of seismodeformational monitoring of the Baikal rift zone: Example of the August 27, 2008, South-Baikal Earthquake // Doklady Earth Sciences.2010. V.431. №2. P.489-473.
  18. Bornyakov S.A. Experimental research of laws of seismic activization of faults in destructive zones of the lithosphere // Physical mesomechanics. 2010. V.13. № 4. P.103-108.
  19. Vstovsky G.V., Bornyakov S.A. First experiences of seismodeformation monitoring of Baikal rift zone (by the example of South-Baikal earthquake of August 27, 2008)//Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. 2010. No.10. p. 667-672.
  20. Bornyakov S.A., Seminsky K.Zh., Buddo V. Yu, Miroshnichenko A.I., Cheremnyh A.V., Cheremnyh A.S., Tarasova A.A. Main regularities of faulting in lithosphere and their application (based on physical modeling results) // Geodynamics & Tectonophysics. 2014. V. 5. № 4. С.823-861.
  21. Gladkov A.S., Makovchuk I.V., Lunina O. V, Bornyakov S.A., Potekhina I.A. A three-dimensional model of fault-block structures of the Yubileinaya kimberlite pipe localization site (Russia)// Geology of ore deposits. 2010. V.52. №3. С.260-279.
  22. Guo Yanshuang, Ma Jin, Tun Long, Bornyakov S.A. The experimental study on stick-slip of bending faults // Geodynamics and tectonophysics, 2011. V. 2. - № 1. - p. 35-44. 
  23. Logachev, N.A., Bornyakov, S.A. & Sherman, S.I. (2000). – Mechanism of the Baikal rift zone formation based on results of physical modeling. – Doklady Earth Sciences, 373A(6), 980-982.
  24. Matrosov V.А, Bornyakov S.A., Gladkov A.S. A new approach to optimization of prognostic prospecting for diamondiferous kimberlites // Doklady Earth Sciences 2004. V.395. №2. P. 192-195.
  25. Ruzhich, V.V., Psakhie, S.G., Chernykh, E.N., Bornyakov, S.A. & Granin, N.G. (2009). – Deformation and seismic effects in the ice cover of Lake Baikal. – Russian Geology and Geophysics, 50(3), 207-214.
  26. Salko, D.V. & Bornyakov, S.A. (2014). – The automated tool system for monitoring of geophysical parametres on geodynamic polygons. – Pribory, 6, 24-28 (in Russian).
  27. Seminsky K.Zh., Demberel S., Tugarina M.A., Ganzorig D., Bornyakov S.A., 2013. First estimates of soil radon activity in the fault zones of Central Mongolia. Doklady Earth Sciences 448 (1), 21–24.
  28. Tarasova, A.A. & Bornyakov, S.A. (2014). – Experimental study of regularities space and temporal fault activation in destructive zones of shear. – The Bulletin of Irkutsk State University (Izvestiya Irkutskogo Gosudarstvennogo Universiteta). Series” Earth Sciences”, 9, 118-131 (in Russian).
  29. Sherman, S.I., Seminsky, K.Zh. & Bornyakov, S.A. (2014). – Faulting in the lithosphere: the 35th anniversary of the Irkutsk school of tectonophysics. – Geodynamics & Tectonophysics, 5(2), 329-352 (in Russian).
  30. Chebykin, E. P., Rasskasov, S. V., Vodneva, E. N., Ilyasova, A. M., Chuvashova, I. S., Bornyakov, S. A., Seminsky, A. K. & Snopkov, S. V. (2015). – First results of 234U/238U monitoring in water from active faults on the western coast of South Baikal. – Doklady Earth Sciences, 460(2),142-145.

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