Kazakhstan has chosen the best young geologists CISIII Kazakh open field Olympiad "Young Geologist" was held from 31 July to 11 August in the International Children's Center "Ak Erke" in the Almaty region. The competition was attended by teams from Russia, Tatarstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and 14 regional teams from Kazakhstan. At the highest places claimed the team "Geotech" - eight high school students from Tomsk, pupils of the school of young geologists.
In the program there were several types of competitions: organizing a field site (bonfires, tents), the construction of the geological section, mineralogy, examination of knowledge in paleontology, radiometry, hydrology, geological compilation of the report and geological route.
In "Hydrology" winning team "Geotech" of Tomsk and in personal superiority Ekaterina Osipova from the team "Geotech" ranked third. This spring, Catherine won gold in Novosibirsk Tomsk annual Olympiad in mineralogy, paleontology and geological section.
Director of the branch of "Geotech Seismic" - "Tomsk Geophysical Trust" Vladimir Biketov says that guys are seriously preparing, with the end of June were engaged for 4-5 hours every day, and helped them professors of Tomsk State University, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tomsk and Geophysics Trust . "I hope that the pundits and clever from the team" Geotech "after the university will replace us at work" - said Vladimir Biketov.v.