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The Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS; Russian: Росси́йская акаде́мия нау́к (РАН) Rossíiskaya akadémiya naúk) consists of the national academy of Russia; a network of scientific research institutes from across the Russian Federation; and additional scientific and social units such as libraries, publishing units, and hospitals. Headquartered in Moscow, the Academy (RAS) is considered a civil, self-governed, non-commercial organization[2] chartered by the Government of Russia. It combines the members of RAS (see below) and scientists employed by institutions. Near the central academy building there is a monument to Yuri Gagarin in the square bearing his name. As of November 2017, the Academy included 1008 institutions and other units;[3] totally about 125,000 people were employed of which 47,000 are scientific researchers.[4]

Contents

1 Membership 2 Present structure

2.1 Territorial branches 2.2 Regional centers

3 Institutions 4 Awards 5 History

5.1 Foundation. The Russian Empire
Russian Empire
times 5.2 The Academy of Sciences of the USSR 5.3 Post-Soviet period of the Academy

5.3.1 Reforms (2013—2018)

6 Presidents 7 Nobel Prize laureates affiliated with the Academy 8 See also 9 References 10 External links

Membership[edit] There are three types of membership in the RAS: full members (academicians), corresponding members, and foreign members. Academicians and corresponding members must be citizens of the Russian Federation when elected. However, some academicians and corresponding members were elected before the collapse of the USSR and are now citizens of other countries. Members of RAS are elected based on their scientific contributions – election to membership is considered very prestigious.[5] In the years 2005–2012, the academy had approximately 500 full and 700 corresponding members. But in 2013, after the Russian Academy of Agricultural Sciences and the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences became incorporated into the RAS, a number of the RAS members accordingly increased. The last elections to the renewed Russian Academy of Sciences were organized in October 2016. Earlier, in winter 2015/2016, the Academy assigned the so-called RAS Professors (now there are 492 professors), subordinated to the regular members and considered as possible candidates for membership;[6] 104 of them were elected already in autumn 2016 and are now titled "RAS professor, corresponding member of the RAS". Totally, as of March 2018, the Academy had 2009 Russian members (full: 892, corresponding: 1117) and 483 foreign members. Present structure[edit] The RAS consists of 13 specialized scientific divisions, three territorial branches and 15 regional scientific centers. The Academy has numerous councils, committees, and commissions, all organized for different purposes.[7] Territorial branches[edit]

Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SB RAS)

Main article: Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences

The Siberian Branch was established in 1957, with Mikhail Lavrentyev as founding chairman. Research centers are in Novosibirsk (Akademgorodok), Tomsk, Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk, Yakutsk, Ulan-Ude, Kemerovo, Tyumen
Tyumen
and Omsk. As of end-2017, the Branch employed over 12,500 scientific researchers, 211 of whom were members of the Academy (109 full + 102 corresponding).[8]

Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (UB RAS) The Ural Branch was established in 1932, with Aleksandr Fersman as its founding chairman. Research centers are in Yekaterinburg, Perm, Cheliabinsk, Izhevsk, Orenburg, Ufa
Ufa
and Syktyvkar. As of 2016, 112 Ural scientists were members of the Academy (41 full + 71 corresponding).[9]

Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (FEB RAS) The Far East Branch includes the Primorsky Scientific Center in Vladivostok, the Amur Scientific Center in Blagoveschensk, the Khabarovsk
Khabarovsk
Scientific Center, the Sakhalin Scientific Center in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, the Kamchatka Scientific Center in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, the North-Eastern Scientific Center in Magadan, the Far East Regional Agriculture Center in Ussuriysk
Ussuriysk
and several Medical institutions. As of 2017, there were 64 Academy members in the Branch (23 full + 41 corresponding).[10][11]

Regional centers[edit]

The building of the Imperial Academy of Sciences in Saint Petersburg on Universitetskaya Embankment

Kazan Scientific Center Pushchino Scientific Center Samara Scientific Center Saratov Scientific Center Vladikavkaz Scientific Center of the RAS and the Government of the Republic Alania- Northern Ossetia Dagestan Scientific Center Kabardino-Balkarian Scientific Center Karelian Research Centre of RAS Kola Scientific Center Nizhny Novgorod Center Science Scientific of the RAS in Chernogolovka St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg
Scientific Center Ufa
Ufa
Scientific Center Southern Scientific Center Troitsk Scientific Center

Institutions[edit]

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The Russian Academy of Sciences comprises a large number of research institutions, including:

Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics Central Economic Mathematical Institute CEMI Dorodnitsyn Computing Centre Engelhardt Institute of Molecular Biology Institute of Archaeology (ru) (Moscow) Institute for African Studies (Moscow) Institute for Economic Strategies (Moscow) Institute for the History of Material Culture (St Petersburg) Institute for Informatics and Control of Regional Problems Institute for Physics of Microstructures Institute for Slavic Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences Institute for Spectroscopy Institute for System Programming Institute of Applied Physics Institute of Cell Biophysics Institute of Biological Instrumentation Institute for Biomedical Problems (IMBP, also IBMP) (ru:Институт медико-биологических проблем РАН), known in the West particularly for the MARS-500
MARS-500
experiment simulating manned flight to Mars Institute of Ecology and Evolution Institute of Economy (RAS) Institute of Human Brain (St.-Petersburg) Institute of Gene Biology Institute of Silicate Chemistry Institute of High Current Electronics Institute of Linguistics Institute of Oriental Studies (Moscow) Institute of Oriental Manuscripts (St Petersburg) Institute of Philosophy Institute of Radio-engineering and Electronics Institute of Solid State Physics Institute of State and Law Institute of the U.S.A. and Canada (ISKRAN) Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO) Institute of World Literature (Moscow) Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics Komarov Botanical Institute Komi Science Centre[12] Kutateladze Institute for Thermal Physics Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics Laser and Information Technology Institute Lebedev Institute of Precision Mechanics and Computer Engineering Lebedev Physical Institute N.N. Miklukho-Maklai Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology Nesmeyanov Institute of Organoelement Chemistry Northeast Science Station (Северо-Восточная научная станция РАН) Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics Paleontological Institute Program Systems Institute Prokhorov General Physics Institute Schmidt Institute of the Physics of the Earth Space Research Institute Shemyakin and Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry Shirshov Institute of Oceanology Special
Special
Astrophysical Observatory Steklov Institute of Mathematics St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg
Department of Steklov Institute of Mathematics Sukachev Institute of Forest Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry Vingoradov Russian Language Institute Institute of Scientific Information on Social Sciences Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry Zoological Institute

Member institutions are linked via a dedicated Russian Space Science Internet (RSSI). Started with just three members, The RSSI now has 3,100 members, including 57 from the largest research institutions. Russian universities and technical institutes are not under the supervision of the RAS (they are subordinated to the Ministry of Education of Russian Federation), but a number of leading universities, such as Moscow
Moscow
State University, St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg
State University, Novosibirsk
Novosibirsk
State University, and the Moscow
Moscow
Institute of Physics and Technology, make use of the staff and facilities of many institutes of the RAS (as well as of other research institutions); the MIPT faculty refers to this arrangement as the "Phystech System". From 1933 to 1992, the main scientific journal of the Soviet Academy of Sciences was the Proceedings of the USSR Academy of Sciences (Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR); after 1992, it became simply Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences (Doklady Akademii Nauk). The Academy is also increasing its presence in the educational area. In 1990 the Higher Chemical College of the Russian Academy of Sciences was founded, a specialized university intended to provide extensive opportunities for students to choose an academic path. Awards[edit] Further information: Named prizes and medals of the Russian Academy of Sciences The Academy gives out a number of different prizes, medals and awards among which:[13]

Lomonosov Gold Medal Landau Gold Medal Kurchatov Medal Demidov Prize Lobachevsky Prize Pushkin Prize S.V. Lebedev Award Markov Prize Bogolyubov Medal

History[edit]

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Foundation. The Russian Empire
Russian Empire
times[edit]

Original headquarters of the Imperial Academy of Sciences - the Kunstkamera
Kunstkamera
in Saint Petersburg

The Emperor Peter the Great, inspired and advised by Gottfried Leibniz, founded the Academy in Saint Petersburg; the Senate decree of February 8 (January 28 old style), 1724 implemented the establishment.[2][14] Originally called The Saint Petersburg
Saint Petersburg
Academy of Sciences (Russian: Петербургская Академия наук), the organization went under various names over the years, becoming The Imperial Academy of Sciences and Arts (Императорская Академия наук и художеств; 1747–1803), The Imperial Academy of Sciences (Императорская Академия Наук; 1803—1836), and finally, The Imperial Saint Petersburg
Saint Petersburg
Academy of Sciences (Императорская Санкт-Петербургская Академия Наук, from 1836 and until the end of the empire in 1917). Foreign scholars invited to work at the academy included the mathematicians Leonhard Euler
Leonhard Euler
(1707-1783), Anders Johan Lexell, Christian Goldbach, Georg Bernhard Bilfinger, Nicholas Bernoulli (1695-1726) and Daniel Bernoulli
Daniel Bernoulli
(1700-1782), botanist Johann Georg Gmelin, embryologists Caspar Friedrich Wolff, astronomer and geographer Joseph-Nicolas Delisle, physicist Georg Wolfgang Kraft, historian Gerhard Friedrich Müller and English Astronomer
Astronomer
Royal Nevil Maskelyne[15] (1732-1811). Expeditions to explore remote parts of the country had Academy scientists as their leaders or most active participants. These included Vitus Bering's Second Kamchatka Expedition of 1733–1743, expeditions to observe the 1769 transit of Venus from eight locations in Russian Empire, and the expeditions of Peter Simon Pallas (1741-1811) to Siberia. A separate organization, called the Russian Academy (Russian: Академия Российская), was created in 1783 to work on the study of the Russian language. Presided over by Princess Yekaterina Dashkova (who at the same time was the Director of the Imperial Academy of Arts and Sciences, i.e., the country's "main" academy), the Russian Academy was engaged in compiling the six-volume Academic Dictionary of the Russian Language (1789–1794). The Russian Academy was merged into the Imperial Saint Petersburg
Saint Petersburg
Academy of Sciences in 1841. The Academy of Sciences of the USSR[edit] Shortly after the October Revolution, in December 1917, Sergey Fedorovich Oldenburg, a leading ethnographer and political activist in the Kadet party, met with Vladimir Lenin
Vladimir Lenin
to discuss the future of the Academy. They agreed that the expertise of the Academy would be applied to addressing questions of state construction, while in return the Soviet regime would give the Academy financial and political support. The most important activities of the Academy in the 1920s included an investigation of the large Kursk Magnetic Anomaly, of the minerals in the Kola Peninsula, and participation in the GOELRO plan targeted electrification of the whole country. In these years, many research institutions were established, and the number of scientists became four times larger than in 1917. In 1925 the Soviet government recognized the Russian Academy of Sciences as the "highest all-Union scientific institution" and renamed it the Academy of Sciences of the USSR. In 1934 the Academy headquarters moved from Leningrad to the capital, Moscow. The Stalin years are marked with a rapid industrialisation of the Soviet Union for which a great deal of research, mainly in the technical fields, has been done. However, on the other hand, in these very times, many scientists underwent repressions from ideological reasons. In the years of the Second World War, the Soviet Academy of Sciences made a big contribution to a development of modern weapons – tanks (new series of T-34), airplanes, degaussing the ships (for protection against the naval mines) etc. – and therefore to victory of the USSR over the Nazi Germany. During and after the war, the Academy was involved in the Soviet atomic bomb project; due to its success and other achievements in military techniques, the USSR became one of the superpowers in the Cold War
Cold War
era. At the end-1940th, the Academy consisted of eight divisions (Physico-Mathematical Science, Chemical Sciences, Geological-Geographical Sciences, Biological Science, Technical Science, History and Philosophy, Economics and Law, Literature and Languages); three committees (one for coordinating the scientific work of the Academies of the Republics, one for scientific and technical propaganda, and one for editorial and publications), two commissions (for publishing popular scientific literature, and for museums and archives), a laboratory for scientific photography and cinematography and Academy of Science Press departments external to the divisions.[16] The Academy of Sciences of the USSR helped to establish national Academies of Sciences in all Soviet republics (with the exception of the Russian SFSR), in many cases delegating prominent scientists to live and work in other republics. In the case of the Ukraine, its academy was formed by the local Ukrainian scientists and prior to occupation of the Ukrainian People's Republic
Ukrainian People's Republic
by Bolsheviks. These academies were:

Republic Local Name Established successor

Ukrainian SSR Академія наук Української РСР 1918 National Academy of Sciences
National Academy of Sciences
of Ukraine

Byelorussian SSR Акадэмія Навукаў Беларускай ССР 1929 National Academy of Sciences
National Academy of Sciences
of Belarus

Uzbek SSR Ўзбекистон ССР Фанлар академияси 1943 Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan

Kazakh SSR Қазақ ССР Ғылым Академиясы 1946 National Academy of Sciences
National Academy of Sciences
of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Georgian SSR საქართველოს სსრ მეცნიერებათა აკადემია 1941 Georgian Academy of Sciences

Azerbaijan SSR Азәрбајҹан ССР Елмләр Академијасы 1945 National Academy of Sciences
National Academy of Sciences
of Azerbaijan

Lithuanian SSR Lietuvos TSR Mokslų akademija 1941 Lithuanian Academy of Sciences

Moldavian SSR Академия де Штиинце а РСС Молдовенешть 1946 Academy of Sciences of Moldova

Latvian SSR Latvijas PSR Zinātņu akadēmija 1946 Latvian Academy of Sciences

Kirghiz SSR Кыргыз ССР Илимдер академиясы 1954 National Academy of Sciences
National Academy of Sciences
of the Kyrgyz Republic

Tajik SSR Академияи Фанҳои РСС Тоҷикистон 1953 Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan

Armenian SSR Հայկական ՍՍՀ գիտությունների ակադեմիա 1943 National Academy of Sciences
National Academy of Sciences
of Armenia

Turkmen SSR Түркменистан ССР Ылымлар Академиясы 1951 Academy of Sciences of Turkmenistan

Estonian SSR Eesti NSV Teaduste Akadeemia 1946 Estonian Academy of Sciences

Among the most important achievements of the Academy of the second half of the XX century, there is, first of all, the Soviet space program. In 1957 the first satellite was launched, in 1961 Yury Gagarin became the first person in space, and in 1971 the first space station Salyut 1
Salyut 1
began its operation. Substantial discoveries were also made in the nuclear branch and in other fields of physics. Furthermore, the Academy participated in opening new universities or new study programs in the already existed universities, whose best absolvents started their career at the research institutes of the Academy. Generally, the Soviet period was the most fruitful in the history of the Russian (Soviet, at these times) Academy of Sciences and is now recalled with nostalgy by many Russian scientists. Post-Soviet period of the Academy[edit] After the collapse of the Soviet Union, by decree of the President of Russia
Russia
of December 2, 1991, the academy again became the Russian Academy of Sciences,[2] inheriting all facilities of the USSR Academy of Sciences in the territory of the Russian Federation. The crisis of the 1990s in the post-Soviet Russia
Russia
and a consequent drastic reduction of the state support for science have forced many scientists to leave Russia
Russia
for Europe, Israel or United States. Some excellent university graduates who could become promising researchers, preferred to switch to other activities, predominately in commerce. The Russian Academy has practically lost a generation of people born from mid-1960s to mid-1970s, this age category is now underrepresented in all research institutes. In the 2000s, the situation in the Russian science and technology has improved, the government announced a modernization campaign. Nevertheless, according to the Russian Academy of Sciences, total R&D spending in 2013 still hovered about 40% below the pre-crisis 1990 levels.[17] Furthermore, a lack of competition, decayed infrastructure and continuing, though slightly reduced, brain drain play their part. Reforms (2013—2018)[edit] On June 28, 2013, the Russian Government unexpectedly announced a draft law presuming a dissolution of the RAS and creation of a new "public-governmental" organization with the same name. The buildings and other property of the Academy were supposed to be taken under control of a government-established Federal Agency for Scientific Organizations (FASO Russia). The declared idea was to enable scientists to concentrate exclusively on research activities without worrying about housing-maintenance services or administrative things. The reform was allegedly authored by Mikhail Kovalchuk, brother of Yury Kovalchuk, known as Vladimir Putin's personal banker.[18] The draft law, which, in its initial form, would have fundamentally changed the system of science organization in Russia, provoked conflicts with the academic circles and strong refutation by many prominent individuals.[19] A large group of the RAS members signalized their intention not to join the new academy if the reform is run as planned in the draft.[20] The world's leading scientists (including Pierre Deligne, Michael Atiyah, Mumford, and others) have written open letters which referred to the planned reform of the "shocking" and even "criminal".[21] In this situation, the draft was softened in some details, e.g. there remained no words about “dissolution” in the text, — and approved on September 27, 2013. Now, all the academy institutions are transferred into jurisdiction of the FASO, which was the key item of the reforms. This agency was empowered to “evaluate”, relying on its own criteria, an efficiency of the institutions and rearrange ineffective ones (this point is felt dangerous by many scientists[22]). Furthermore, according to the law, the two other Russian national academies — for Agriculture and for Medicine — were fused to the RAS as its new specialized scientific divisions. During the years 2014—2017 there occurred no large-scale protest actions, but, in general, a scientific community has not supported the launched reforms and a management style of the FASO. Sometimes the reorganizations were interpreted as nothing else than a redistribution of real estate. In 2017, when the new presidium of the Academy was being elected, the candidates for presidency critically estimated the situation in the Russian science. However the elected RAS president Alexander Sergeev tries to establish working relationships with the state authorities at various levels, including the FASO. De-facto, the reform has already been implemented — and at the General Meeting of the RAS in March 2018, Sergeev said that the Academy enters now the post-reform period[23]. One of the next steps will be fixation of the legal status of the RAS, with a correction of the law-2013 so that to somewhat expand the powers of the Academy (the corresponding draft was submitted by Vladimir Putin
Vladimir Putin
to the State Duma
State Duma
and approved on first reading). Presidents[edit] The following persons occupied the position of the Academy's President (or, sometimes, Director):[24][25]

Laurentius Blumentrost
Laurentius Blumentrost
(Лаврентий Лаврентьевич Блюментрост), 1725–1733 Hermann-Karl von Keyserlingk
Hermann-Karl von Keyserlingk
(Герман Карл фон Кейзерлинг) 1733–1734 Johann Albrecht Korf
Johann Albrecht Korf
(Иоганн Альбрехт Корф), 1734–1740 Karl von Brevern (Карл фон Бреверн), 1740–1741 (Post vacant, April 1741 – October 1766) Count Kirill Razumovsky, 1746–1766 (nominally, till 1798) Count Vladimir Grigorievich Orlov
Vladimir Grigorievich Orlov
(Владимир Григорьевич Орлов), 1766–1774 (Director)[26][27] Alexey Reshevski (Алексей Андреевич Ржевский), 1771–1773 (Occasional Substitute of Orlov )[28] Sergei G. Domashnev (Сергей Герасимович Домашнев), 1775–1782 (Director)[26][29] Princess Yekaterina Romanovna Vorontsova-Dashkova, 1783–1796 (Director; sent into de facto retirement in 1794. Simultaneously served as the President of the Russian Academy)[30] Pavel Bakunin (Павел Петрович Бакунин), 1794–1796 (acting Director), 1796–1798 (Director). Simultaneously served as the President of the Russian Academy Ludwig Heinrich von Nicolai, 1798–1803 Nikolay Nikolayevich Novosiltsev, 1803–1810 (Post vacant, April 1810–Jan 1818) Count Sergey Uvarov, 1818–1855 Dmitry Bludov
Dmitry Bludov
(Дмитрий Николаевич Блудов), 1855–1864 Fyodor Petrovich Litke, 1864–1882 Count Dmitry Tolstoy, 1882–1889 Grand Duke Constantine Constantinovich of Russia, 1889–1915 (Post vacant, June 1915–May 1917) Alexander Karpinsky, 1917–1936 Vladimir Leontyevich Komarov, 1936–1945 Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov, 1945–1951 Alexander Nesmeyanov, 1951–1961 Mstislav Keldysh, 1961–1975 Anatoly Alexandrov, 1975–1986 Gury Marchuk, 1986–1991 Yury Osipov, 1991–2013 Vladimir Fortov, 2013–2017 Valery Kozlov, 2017 (acting) Alexander Sergeev, since September 2017

The last presidential elections in the Academy (and also elections of the presidium) were organized on September 25—28, 2017. Initially the event was planned for March 2017, but unexpectedly all candidates retracted their nominations, and the elections were postponed.[31] Nobel Prize laureates affiliated with the Academy[edit]

Ivan Petrovich Pavlov, medicine, 1904 Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov, medicine, 1908 Ivan Alekseyevich Bunin, literature, 1933 Nikolay Nikolayevich Semyonov, chemistry, 1956 Igor Yevgenyevich Tamm, physics, 1958 Ilya Mikhailovich Frank, physics, 1958 Pavel Alekseyevich Cherenkov, physics, 1958 Lev Davidovich Landau, physics, 1962 Nikolay Gennadiyevich Basov, physics, 1964 Aleksandr Mikhailovich Prokhorov, physics, 1964 Mikhail Aleksandrovich Sholokhov, literature, 1965 Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn, literature, 1970 Leonid Vitaliyevich Kantorovich, economics, 1975 Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov, peace, 1975 Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa, physics, 1978 Zhores Ivanovich Alferov, physics, 2000 Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov, physics, 2003 Vitaly Lazarevich Ginzburg, physics, 2003 Andre Geim, physics, 2010

See also[edit]

Russia
Russia
portal University portal

Academy of Sciences Glacier Academy of Sciences Range Akademgorodok
Akademgorodok
in Krasnoyarsk Akademgorodok
Akademgorodok
in Novosibirsk Akademgorodok
Akademgorodok
in Tomsk Lev Davidovich Belkind has released a number of books on the unique contribution of Russian scientists and engineers to the technological progress. Neuro-linguistic programming Constitutional economics Energy Research Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences Library of the Russian Academy of Sciences List of Russian explorers List of Russian inventors List of Russian scientists MARS-500 Nauka, RAS publishing division Open access in Russia Pushchino Radio Astronomy Observatory Timeline of Russian inventions and technology records VINITI Database RAS Named prizes and medals of the Russian Academy of Sciences

References[edit]

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International Astronomical Union
International Astronomical Union
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International Union of Biological Sciences
(IUBS) International Union of Crystallography
International Union of Crystallography
(IUCr) International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST) International Union of Forest Research Organizations
International Union of Forest Research Organizations
(IUFRO) International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics
International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics
(IUGG) International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS) International Union of History and Philosophy of Science
International Union of History and Philosophy of Science
(IUHPS) International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS) International Union of Materials Research Societies (IUMRS) International Union of Microbiological Societies (IUMS) International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS) International Union of Physiological Sciences (IUPS) International Union of Psychological Science (IUPsyS ) International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
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International Union of Soil Sciences
(IUSS) International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (IUTAM) International Union of Toxicology

Scientific associates

Academia de Ciencias de América Latina (ACAL) Engineering Committee on Oceanic Resources (ECOR) Federation of Asian Scientific Academies and Societies (FASAS) International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) International Commission for Acoustics (ICA) International Commission for Optics (ICO) International Council for Laboratory Animal Science (ICLAS) International Council for Scientific and Technical Information (ICSTI) International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) International Federation of Societies for Microscopy (IFSM) International Federation of Surveyors
International Federation of Surveyors
(FIG) International Foundation for Science
International Foundation for Science
(IFS) International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
(IIASA) International Union for Vacuum Science, Technique and Applications (IUVSTA) International Union of Speleology (UIS) International Water Association (IWA) Pacific Science Association (PSA) Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)

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European Academies of Sciences

Albania Armenia Austria Azerbaijan Belarus Bosnia and Herzegovina Bulgaria Croatia Czech Republic Denmark Estonia France Georgia Germany Greece Hungary Ireland Kazakhstan Kosovo Latvia Lithuania Macedonia Moldova Netherlands Norway Poland Romania Portugal Russia Serbia Slovenia Spain Sweden Switzerland Ukraine United Kingdom Vatican City

Authority control

WorldCat Identities VIAF: 131888462 LCCN: n81147418 ISNI: 0000 0001 2192 9124 GND: 5052646-7 SELIBR: 127521 SUDOC: 032493819 BNF: cb12262054f (data) NLA: 35683698 NDL: 00650737

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