Sergey A. Shoba

Sergey A. Shoba is Doctor of Biology (DSc), professor, Dean of the Soil Science Department at the Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU), corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), full member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, President of the Dokuchayev Soil Scientists Society, member of the MSU Academic Board, member of the Supreme Environmental Council of the State Duma of the RF Federal Assembly. Sergey A. Shoba is an expert in the area of morphology, mineralogy, geography and sustainable management of soils; he is the author of 230 scientific publications, including 33 monographs. He developed the concept of morphogenesis of soils of the taiga-forest zone, substantiated the concept of structural levels of organization of the soil mass at the sub-micro level and nano-level. Under his supervision data on soil resources of the Russian Federation was summarized, the unique Russian National Soil Atlas was prepared and the concept of the soil geography database of Russia was developed and prepared.