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Name, Last Name:
Levan Basheleishvili

Date of Birth:
15.01.1957

Position:
      Senior Scientist at Alexandre Janelidze Institute of Geology

Scientific/Academic Degree:
      Doctor of geological-mineralogical sciences (PhD)

Contact Information:
      81 Lvov st., Tbilisi, Georgia
Phone: 233 35 98; Mobile phone: 599 34 17 93

Education:
     Mining-engineer Geologist, Georgian Polytechnical Institute. 1974-1979

Professional Qualification:
PhD thesis: "Tectonics of the Junction Area of the Adjara-Trialeti Fold Zone and the Georgian Block." 1986

Scientific Work Experience:
1980-1984 Postgraduate Student - Geological Institute of the Academy of Sciences of Georgia - Department of Tectonics;
1984-1988 Scientist - Geological Institute of the Academy of Sciences of Georgia - Department of Tectonics;
      1988-2009 Senior Scientist - LEPL Alexandre Janelidze Institute of Geology - Department of Tectonics.
2009-present Senior Scientist - LEPL Alexandre Janelidze Institute of Geology - Department of Tectonics, Regional Geology and Seismotectonics.

Sphere of Research:
Regional tectonics, seismotectonics, structural geology

Total Number of Publications: 35.

List of Publications for Last 10 Years:

1. Structural associations of the basement and sedimentary cover of the Georgian part of the Caucasus.// Basement Tectonics-13, A.K. Sinha (ad.) Printed in the Netherlands, 1999.
2.  Fault investigation of the Shakh-Deniz pipeline "CHEVRA", Baku, Pp.1-47, 2001.
3.  Morphokinematics of strike-slip deformations in the Georgian part of the Caucasus.//
      Proceedings of A.Djanelidze Geological Institute of the Georgian Academy of Sciences. New Series. Vol. 119. 2004 (Russian).
4.  The Black Sea-Transcaucasian terrane of Dzirula salient continental crust formation stages.// Proceedings of A.Djanelidze Geological Institute of the Georgian Academy of Sciences. New series. vol. 119. 2004 (Russian).
5.  The geometry and genesis of nappe structures of the East Georgian molasses depression.//
      "Georgian Oil and Gas", 14. Tbilisi. 2005 (Russian)
6.  Petroleum prospects of the junction belt between the Adjara-Trialeti fold zone and the
      Georgian Block. // "Georgian Oil and Gas", № 15. 2005 (Russian).
7.  Development of the Kolkheti basin. //Journal of "Georgian oil and gas" № 18 -2006 (Russian).
8. On genesis of Tbilisi olistostromes. //Proceedings of Alexandre Janelidze Institute of Geology. New Series. Vol. 124. 2008
9. Kinematics and Morphogenesis of Intermontane Molasse Depression Block Structures of the Caucasus (Georgia).// Proceedings of Alexandre Janelidze Institute of Geology. New Series. Vol.124. 2008 (Russian)

Participation in International Scientific Forums (for last 10 years):

    1. "Basement Tectonics -13", International conference in Blacksburg, U.S.A. 1999;
    2. Annals Geophysical - European Geophysical Society conference. Springer, Germany. 1999;
    3. 1-st International Turkish Geology Symposium. Adana (Turkey) 2001
    4. 1-st International Symposium concerning the questions of engineering-geology. Istanbul, (Turkey) - 2002.
    5. International scientific conference. Yekaterinburg, Russia 2006.
    6. 33-rd International World Geological Congress. Oslo, Norway 2008.
    7. V Hutton Symposium. Japan 2003

Participation in Research Grant Projects (for last 10 years):

      1999-2005 Alpine geodynamics and tectonic structure formation mechanisms of the Caucasus. Georgian Academy of Sciences.
2006-2009     Study of detailed geological-structural section of the Greater Caucasus and the adjacent tectonic units along the Georgian Military Road. (Georgian National  
                  Science Foundation, CNSF/ST 06/5-037)
2008-2009    Baku - Ceyhan Pipeline and Volcanic Hazards. NATO budget project (ESA EAP. CLG 982907)