The Institute of Limnology is the leading scientific institution in Russia in the field of limnology.
The Institute develops theoretical and applied bases of limnology, as well as methods of deep integrated research of structural and functional features of lake ecosystems, the restoration of lakes and storage reservoirs, their use in the drinking water supply, fish farming and recreation, performs monitoring and management of lakes and the rational use of their natural resources.

The institute surveyed lakes and reservoirs practically in all regions of the former Soviet Union: Kamchatka, Sakhalin, the Far East, Kazakhstan, Pamir, Tien Shan, Ural, Kola peninsula, Taymyr, the European territory of Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Latvia, Estonia, Ukraine. In cooperation with foreign experts we executed the scientific researches in Finland, Sweden, Turkey, Germany, Poland, Bulgaria, Hungary, Czechia, Slovakia, Mongolia, Canada, the USA, etc.

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Director: Rumyantsev Vladislav Alexandrovitch,
Director of the Institute,
Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences,
Address: 196105, Sevastyanova, 9, St.-Petersburg.
Phone: +7 (812) 387-02-60
Fax: +7 (812) 388-73-27
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