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Name, Last Name: 
Nona Gagnidze

Date of Birth:
17.12.1963

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

Contact Information:
II-micr. reg., Mukhiani distr., I build., flat 185, Tbilisi 0172, Georgia. 
Mobile ph. 595 51 52 86, E-mail:  nonagagnidze@gmail.com

Education:
Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Geography & Geology, geological mapping and prospecting of mineral deposits, 1981-1986
Postgraduate of the Al. Janelidze Institute of Geology of the Academy of Sciences, specialization – Sedimentology & Lithology, 1988-1990

Scientific Work Experience:
 1991-2004 Al. Djanelidze Geological Institute of Georgian Academy of Sciences, Department of Lithology and Volcanology - Junior Scientist
 2004-2009 present – LEPL Alexandre Janelidze Institute of Geology, Department of Lithology and Volcanology - Scientist
 2009-present LEPL Alexandre Janelidze Institute of Geology, Department of Petrology, Mineralogy and Lithology - Scientist

Sphere of Research:

Sedimentary and volcanogenic-sedimentary formations, sedimentary environments and facies, Cretaceous and Paleogene sedimentary basins of the southern slope of the Greater Caucasus; mineral deposits, their genesis and formation peculiarities.

Total Number of Publications - 16, among them 2 in impact factor journals.
 List of Publications for Last 10 Years:

1. Gagnidze N. On Upper Eocene Olistostromes of the Aragvi Rivergorge. Proceedings of Geological Institute of Georgian Academy of Sciences. New Series, vol. 115. Tbilisi, 2000. pp. 256-262
2. Gagnidze N. Maastrichtian Olistostrome Formations of Aragvi River Basin. Proceedings of Geological Institute of Georgian Academy of Sciences. New Series, vol. 117. Tbilisi, 2002. pp. 250-254
3. Gagnidze N., Chikhradze G. On Cement Limestones of the Aragvi river basin. Proceedings of Geological Institute of Georgian Academy of Sciences. New Series, vol. 119. Tbilisi, 2004. pp. 676-679
4. Kekelia S., Doebrich J., Baba-Zade V., Melkonian R., Kekelia M., Kuloshvili S., Bayraktutan S., Gagnidze N., Sadradze N., Razmadze Al. Gold-bearing Deposits in Volcano-plutonic Complexes of the Central Part of the Alpine-Hymalayan Fold Belt (South Caucasian States and Eastern Turkey). XVIIIth Congress of Carpathian-Balkan Geological Association. September 3-6, 2006. Belgrade, Serbia.
5. Kekelia Sergo A., Kekelia Maren A., Kuloshvili Simon I., Sadradze Nino G., Gagnidze Nona E., Yaroshevich Vladimir Z., Asatiani George G., Doebrich Jeff L., Goldfarb Richard J., Marsh Erin E. (2008). Gold Deposits and Occurrences of the Greater Caucasus, Georgian Republic: Their Genesis and Prospecting Criteria. Ore Geology Reviews. doi: 0.1016/j.oregeorev. 2008.04.003, vol.34, pp. 369-386
6. Chikhradze G., Gagnidze N., Sadradze N. On the Lithology of Late Cretaceous Flysh Formations of the Aragvi River Basin. Proceedings of Alexandre Janelidze Institute of Geology, 2008, pp. 348-352
7. Doebrich J., Babazade V., Kekelia S., Ramazanov V., Mamedov Z., Ismailova A., Kekelia M., Gagnidze N., Sadradze N. Geological-geophysical and Geochemical Models of Ore Magmatic Systems of Porphyry Copper Deposits of Kedabek Mining District. Proceedings of Alexandre Janelidze Institute of Geology, 2008, pp. 307-315
8. Kekelia S., Kekelia M., Kuloshvili S., Asatiani G., Razmadze A., Sadradze N., Gagnidze N. Geological Conditions of the Formation of Nonferrous Metal Deposits in the Bolnisi District (Georgia). Proceedings of Alexandre Janelidze Institute of Geology, New series 124, 2008, pp. 316-328.

List of the Best Publications (at the author’s discretion):

1. Gagnidze N. On Upper Cretaceous Olistostromes of the Aragvi Rivergorge. Proceedings of Geological Institute of Georgian Academy of Sciences. New Series, vol. 115. Tbilisi, 2001.
2. Gagnidze N. Maastrichtian Olistostrome Formations of the Aragvi River Basin. Proceedings of Geological Institute of Georgian Academy of Sciences. New Series, vol. 117. Tbilisi, 2002
3. Kekelia S., Doebrich J., Baba-Zade V., Melkonian R., Kekelia M., Kuloshvili S., Bayraktutan S., Gagnidze N., Sadradze N., Razmadze Al. Gold-bearing Deposits in Volcano-plutonic Complexes of the Central Part of the Alpine-Hymalayan fold Belt (South Caucasian States and Eastern Turkey). XVIIIth Congress of Carpathian-Balkan Geological Association. September 3-6, 2006. Belgrade, Serbia
4. Kekelia Sergo A., Kekelia Maren A., Kuloshvili Simon I., Sadradze Nino G., Gagnidze Nona E., Yaroshevich Vladimir Z., Asatiani George G., Doebrich Jeff L., Goldfarb Richard J., Marsh Erin E. (2008). Gold Deposits and Occurrences of the Greater Caucasus, Georgian Republic: Their Genesis and Prospecting Criteria. Ore Geology Reviews. doi: 0.1016/j.oregeorev. 2008.04.003, vol.34, pp. 369-386
5. Chikhradze G., Gagnidze N., Sadradze N. On the Lithology of Late Cretaceous Flysh Formations of the Aragvi River Basin. Proceedings of Alexandre Janelidze Institute of Geology, 2008. pp. 348-352

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

1. XVIIIth Congress of Carpathian-Balkan Geological Association. 5th International Symposium of Eastern Mediterranian Geology, Belgrade, Serbia
2. Third Country Training Program -2008, LSA – Remote Sensing & Geographical Information Systems (Methodologies for Mineral Mapping)
    
Participation in Research Grant Projects (for last 10 years):

2002-2004 - CRDF-GRDF -scientific project "Geology and Gold favorability of carbonaceous metasedimentary rock sequences of the Southern Slope Zone, Greater Caucasus, Republic of Georgia".
2004-2005 - CRDF-GRDF grant “Orebearing of volcanic structures of paleoisland arcs (as examplified on the Pontian-Southern Caucasus paleoarc)”.
2005-2007 - CRDF-GRDF - scientific project “Development of genetic and exploration models to aid in exploration, development and environmental mitigation of gold-bearing deposits of the Lesser Caucasus.”
2008-2010 – GNSF, Assessment of gold potential of South-western part of Georgia (Adjara-Trialeti fold zone)