Vladimir Aleksandrovich Selskii

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Sel’skii, Vladimir Aleksandrovich


Born Oct. 13 (25), 1883, in the village of Vykhilevka, in what is now Khmel’-nitskii Oblast; died Feb. 18, 1951, in Kiev. Soviet geologist and geophysicist. Academician of the Academy of Sciences of the Ukrainian SSR (1939).

Sel’skii graduated from the University of Kiev in 1909. His principal works dealt with questions in theoretical and applied geophysics and problems of the petroleum and gas deposits of particular regions in the Northern Caucasus, the Ukraine, and the Volga-Ural region.


Subbotin, S. I. “Pamiati Vladimira Aleksandrovicha Sel’skogo.” In Mineralogicheskii sbornik, no.5. L’vov, 1951.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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