The Scientific Potential of Siberia

Irkutsk Research Center

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The library of Irkutsk State University
     The Irkutsk Region is situated in the south of East Siberia (its area is 768 thousand sq.km., and the population 2847 thousand people). Forest occupying 75 per cent of its territory, hydro-energy, large deposits of oil, salts, and Lake Baikal are its main natural resources.

The Irkutsk Region is known for the Angara cascade of giant hydro-power plants, pulp-and-paper and aluminium plants, for chemical, aircraft and machine-building industries.

The Irkutsk Research Centre (IRC) of RAS SB includes:
Limnological Institute
Baikal Ecological Museum
Siberian Institute of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry
Irkutsk Institute of Organic Chemistry
Institute of Geography
Vinograclov Institute of Geochemistry
Institute of the Earth's Crust
Institute of Solar-Terrestrial Physics
Melentiev Siberian Energy Institute
Irkutsk Computing Centre

The Irkutsk Akademgorodok of SB RAS in picturesque surroundings on the left bank of the Angara


Irkutsk Research Institute of Agriculture

East-Siberian Affiliated Branch of RAMS SB includes:

Institute of Surgery
Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology
Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics
Institute of Pediatrics
Institute of Industrial Hygiene and
Occupational Diseases (Angarsk)

Higher Education:

Irkutsk State University
and 6 other institutes

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