The Workshop will be held within the framework of the Program of Advanced Research Workshops of the NATO Science Committee (grant EST.NR.ARW.980905). NATO-country co-director Professor Salvatore LOMBARDI, University of Rome La Sapienza, Laboratory of Fluid Chemistry, Rome, Italy; Partner-country co-director Professor Lyubov ALTUNINA, Institute of Petroleum Chemistry SB RAS, Tomsk, Russia.


 Prof. Lyubov ALTUNINA, Institute of Petroleum Chemistry SB RAS, Tomsk, Russia

Prof. Jean KLERKX, International Bureau for Environmental Studies, Brussels, Belgium

Academician Fedor KUZNETSOV, Institute of Inorganic Chemistry SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia

Prof. Salvatore LOMBARDI, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy 

Academician Vladimir MELNIKOV, Institute of Earth Cryosphere SB RAS, Tyumen, Russia

Nicholas RILEY, British Geological Survey, Nottingham, United Kingdom

Academician Evgeny VAGANOV, Sukachev Institute of Forest SB RAS, Krasnoyarsk, Russia


The Organizing Committee has the pleasure to invite you to participate in the NATO ARW Workshop, which will be held in Tomsk, West Siberia (Russia) from Monday, November 15 till Thursday, November 18, 2004.

Scientific  Program

The scientific programme of the Workshop will cover the following session topics:


  • CO2 geological sequestration in the context of current and future international climate policies

  • Overview of CO2 research

  • Overview of geological sequestration

  •  Practical application of geological sequestration including CO2-EOR, monitoring and operational practice

  • The long term fate of CO2 in the geosphere

  • Industrial gas emissions in Russia

  • Possibilities of industrial gas sequestration in the permafrost

  • Public acceptance

  • Round table: industrial gas sequestration in permafrost: pro and contra

  • General discussion: conclusions of the Workshop