Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1819-7663 (Print)
ISSN 2542-1921 (Online)


Some little-known facts of the professional activity of Rudolf Eduardovich David. To the 135th anniversary of the birth

The article is dedicatedtothe 135th anniversary of Rudolf Eduardovich David, an outstanding Russian scientist, academician ofthe Lenin All-Union Academy of Agricultural Sciences, who was at the origins of the organization and development of meteorology and agrometeorology in the Lower Volga region. The main stages of the biography and some little-known aspects of the professional activity of R. E. David are discussed. The biographical study used archival materials and memoirs of employees of Saratov State University.

About the participation of university meteorologists in the Great Patriotic War and their fates

The article is devoted to meteorologists – Saratov State University staff of the Faculty of Geography, who took part in the meteorological support of the front during the Great Patriotic War.