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Name, Last Name: 
Tamar Beridze

Date of Birth:
03.02.1969

Position:
Scientist - LEPL Alexandre Janelidze Institute of Geology, Department of Petrology, Mineralogy and Lithology

Contact Information:
72 Kostava st., fl. 11, Tbilisi, Georgia. 
Phone: 239 64 56 (Home), Mob. phone: 5 77 50 22 75;
 E-mail: tamara_beridze@yahoo.com

Education:
Tbilisi State University (1986 - 1991). Engineer-geologist 

Scientific Work Experience:
1991-1992 - Al. Janelidze Geological Institute, Department of Volcanology and Sedimentology - Senior laboratory assistant. 
1992-2006 - Al. Janelidze Geological Institute, Department of Volcanology and Sedimentology - Junior Scientist.
2006-2009 LEPL Alexandre Janelidze Institute of Geology, Department of Volcanology and Sedimentology - Scientist.
2009-present LEPL Alexandre Janelidze Institute of Geology, Department of Petrology, Mineralogy and Lithology - Scientist
Sphere of Research
Department of Volcanology and Sedimentology. Sedimentology (deep water turbidites, volcanogenic-sedimentary rocks). Basin analysis – to establish processes giving rise to sedimentary rocks and the environment where these processes take place. Detailed study of sedimentary facies based on field data, facies relationships, sequences and associations. Link of sedimentation with volcanism.

Total Number of Publications: 6.

List of Publications for Last 10 Years:

Popkhadze N.,  Beridze T.,  Chagelishvili R.,  Khutsishvili S. (2004)  “New Data about the Eocene Volcanic and Volcanogenic-sedimentary Deposits of the Akhaltsikhe Region” Proceedings of Geol. Inst.of Georgian Academy of Sciences, new series 119,  p. 631-642.

Beridze T., Khutsishvili S., Chagelishvili R., Popkhadze N. (2004) “Paleogene Achara-Trialeti Back-arc Rift Basin: Formation and Evolution.” IGGC32, Italy, Florence, p. 291.

Alania  V., Beridze T., Khutsishvili S., Popkhadze N., Chagelishvili R., Enukidze O., Mikeladze V., Razmadze A. (2005)   “Oligocene-Neogene Growth Strata at Eastern Achara-Trialeti Fold and Thrust Belt, Georgia.” In: Thrust Belts and Foreland Basins (F. Rouse, ed) Paris, France (2005).pp.26-27.

Popkhadze N.,  Beridze T.,  Moritz R. " (2008) “New Data about the Cretaceous Volcano-sedimentary Unit Hosting the Madneuli Ore Deposit,  Bolnisi Region, Southern Georgia.”, 29 June-4 July 2008. Il Ciocco Hotel and Resort, Lucca (Barga), Italy. Gordon Research Conference. Geochemistry of Mineral Deposits.

Popkhadze N.,  Beridze T.,  Moritz R., Gugushvili V., Khutsishvili S. (2009). “Facies Analysis of the Volcanic-sedimentary Host-rocks of the Cretaceous Madneuli Massive Sulphide deposit, Bolnisi District, Georgia.”  Bulletin of the Georgian National Academy of Sciences (In print).

Popkhadze N.,  Beridze T.,  Moritz R., Gugushvili V., Khutsishvili S. (2009)  “New Data about the Volcano-sedimentary Settings of the Cretaceous Madneuli Polymetallic massive sulphide deposit, Bolnisi District, Lesser Caucasus, Georgia.” In: Williams, P. et al (eds), Proceedings of the 10th biennial SGA meeting, Townsville, Australia.

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

1. 2004 - Italy, Florence. 32-nd International Geological Congress. Title of Presentation:   “Paleogene Achara-Trialeti Back-arc Rift Basin: Formation and Evolution."
2. 2005 - France. Thrust Belt and Foreland Basins. (2005). Title of Presentation: “Oligocene-Neogene Growth Strata at Eastern Achara-Trialeti Fold and Thrust Belt, Georgia”. 
3. 4-7 September 2007 - Bor. Serbia. Advances in Regional Geological and Metallogenic Studies in the Carpathians, Balkans, Rhodope Massif and the Caucasus. Title of  Presentation: 
“Uraveli Sequence: Implication for Basin Analysis. Georgia.”
“The Place of the Bolnisi Ore District, Georgia in the Tethyan-Eurasian Metallogenic Belt   and Peculiarities of Its Mineralization”
“The Bolnisi Mining District, Southern Georgia: Present Knowledge and Open Questions about Volcanism, Geodynamics and Ore Formation”
4. 29 June - 4 July 2008. Il Ciocco Hotel and Resort, Lucca (Barga), Italy. Gordon Research Conference. Geochemistry of Mineral Deposits. Title of Presentation: “New Data on the Cretaceous Volcano-sedimentary Unit Hosting the Madneuli Ore Deposit, Bolnisi Region, Southern Georgia.”

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

1. The project № NZ 1412 - Ministry of Education and Sciences of Bulgaria “Magmatism and Ore-forming Systems in the Upper Cretaceous Porphyry and Epi¬thermal Deposits in the Srednegorie Zone (Bulgaria) and Adjara-Trialeti Zone (Georgia)”. Scientific Foundation of Bulgaria (2004-2007).
2. The SCOPES project № 7 BUPJ062276 “Tectonic and Magmatic Controls on the Cretaceus and Tertiary Gold and Copper Deposits in the Rhodope Massif, the Srednegorie Belt and the Caucasus, Bulgaria and Georgia”.  Scientific Foundation of Switzerland. (2005-2008).
3. “Peculiarities of Evolution of the Cretaceous-Paleogene Volcanism and Volcano-sedimentary Lithogenesis of Ajara-Trialeti Folded Zone and the Neighboring Areas”. Grants of Georgian Academy of Sciences (2004-2005). 
4. “Gold Copper-porphyry and Epithermal Low Sulfide Gold Mineralization of the Bolnisi Ore District, Ore-formation and Economical Perspective". National Foundation of the Ministry of Education and Sciences of Georgia N 204 (2008-2010)
Scientific Activity
      Member of International Lythosphere program, section – „Sedimentary Basins“, project: “Oligocene-Neogene Growth Strata and Kinematic Evolution of the Eastern Ajara-Trialeti“. 2005-2009.