Achievement of the professional status of SELEVIK is prestigious and honorable
The inter-regional public organization “The Debris Flow Association” (Debris Flow Association) was created on the basis of the decision of the constituent meeting of May 17, 2005 (http://www.debrisflow.ru/docs/docum2/ ). Members of the Association can be Russian and foreign scientists and specialists working in the field of research of mudflow processes (http://www.debrisflow.ru/tasks/ ). Outstanding foreign and Russian scientists and specialists who have made a primary contribution to the development of selenium studies can be elected as honorary members.
Al-Farabi Kazakh National University is included in the list of organizations of the “Debris Association”, and the membership is supported by Doctor of Geographical Sciences E.A. Talanov (http://www.debrisflow.ru/members/ ).
At the closing ceremony of the 5th international conference (October 1-5, 2018, Tbilisi), the presentation of the highest award of the Mudflow Association - the medal named after S.M. Fleischman (GEORISK. Vol. XΙΙ. No. 4/2018. P. 6-10).
O. Natishvili (Georgia), R. Genevois (Italy), E. Talanov (Kazakhstan) and D. Znamensky (Brazil) were awarded for merits in the field of mudflow and development of international cooperation. (Extract from the minutes: President of the Mudflow Association Chernomorets S.S., Vice-President Zaporozhchenko E.V., Scientific Secretary E. Saverniuk http://www.debrisflow.ru/df18_release/).
By the decision of the members of the Presidium of the Mudflow Association, the date, July 19, of the annual celebration of the Day of Selevik (http://www.debrisflow.ru/den_selevika_july_19/ ) was set. This decision was supported by the professional community at the 5th international conference (October 1-5, 2018, Tbilisi).