Academic degree: Dr. Sci. (Geogr.)
Academic title: Professor
Place of work: State Duma of the Russian Federation
ScopusID: 55843453700, 7003738247
Corresponding Member of the RAS.
President of the Association of Polar Explorers.
First Vice President of the Russian Geographical Society.
Honorary President of the Russian State Hydrometeorological University.
Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation for International Cooperation in the Arctic and Antarctic.
Honored Meteorologist of the Russian Federation.
Hero of the Soviet Union. Hero of the Russian Federation. Laureate of the USSR State Prize.
Deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation of five convocations.
Author of over 50 publications and books.