Saib Nadin

Saib Nadin


Associate Professor


Geology and Oil-gas Business Institute named after K. Turyssov

Department of "Geological survey, search and exploration of mineral deposits"

Email: n.seib@satbayev.111


Professional biography

06 / 2014-08 / 2020 - Consultant geologist - Collection, analysis, historical geological and geophysical data on the territory of the Western and Northern Balkhash region. Data structuring and analysis, GIS creation. Processing and analysis of satellite data. Assessment of the prospects of areas, based on a set of data, for further prospecting for minerals. Identification of promising areas, justification and planning of further work on the allocated areas. Measurement and analysis of spectra on the PimaView device, construction of maps of spectral characteristics. Drawing up scientific projects. Field work. Report writing. Reports. Participation in conferences. Conducting training courses. Companies: KAZ Minerals, Geochem Exploration LLP, Dva Key LLP, Geoken Scientific and Production Center

01 / 2014-05 / 2014 - Work under the contract - Analysis of satellite data. Collection and generalization of material Karatau region. Taking part in geological excursions. Institute of Earth Sciences, univ. Jena, Germany, supervisor: prof. K. Haubek 10/2012 - 12/20013 - Expert - Three missions in Kazakhstan as a GIS specialist of the IAEA

10/2013 - 12/20013 - Trainee as a Research Fellow - Study of active tectonic processes in Altai and Tien Shan region, Kazakhstan Faculty of Geosciences and Geography of Natural Cadastres at RWTU University of Aachen, head: prof. K. Reicherter 07/2012 - 09/20013 Independent work - Completion of doctoral work. Writing Articles Institute of Earth Sciences, univ. Jena, Germany

04/2009 - 06/20012 - Researcher - Study of the formation of relief under the influence of tectonic processes in Central Asia, Kazakhstan and the study of tectonics and erosion of the volcanic field of the West Eifel. Analysis and generalization of scientific material, construction of GIS, analysis of satellite data and relief surfaces. Field research - verification works. Squad leadership. Organization of field work - Institute of Earth Sciences, univ. Jena, Germany, supervisor: prof. J. Klei

09/2008 - 03/2009 - Researcher - Testing and optimization of software application (advangeo®) for geological tasks. Article writing. Preparation of material for the conference Beak Consultants GmbH, Freiberg, Germany, head: Dr. A. Bard

03/2008 - 09/2008 - GIS specialist / Researcher - Collection and processing of data, creation of an electronic geological map. Accompaniment of student and doctoral work TU Bergakademiya. Freiberg, Germany, leaders: prof. L. Rutchbacher, junior prof. R. Klougen

02/2008 - 03/2008 - GIS specialist - Work in a project for the processing and interpretation of images. Creation of electronic maps GAF_ Munich, Germany, manager: D. Folk

03/2005 - 04/2007 - Researcher - Study of the evolution of the system of faults in the thickened crust and associative basins of the Northern Tien Shan, Kazakhstan. Processing and analysis of satellite data. Analysis and generalization of scientific material Project writing - Isolation of maars and similar volcanic forms of the West Eifel volcanic field through processing and analysis of the digital elevation model. Certification by field observations Department of General Geology, Institute of Earth Sciences, Univ. Jena, Germany, supervisor: prof. G. Büchel

6/2004 - 12/2004 - GIS specialist - Data collection and creation of an electronic map of the Giessen territory Turnclub Hannover, Germany, head: G. Gode

02/2003 - 05/2003 Trainee as Research Fellow - Hydrogeological monitoring of Siberia using satellite data Institute of Geography, univ. Jena, Germany, supervisor: prof. K. Schmullius

06/1999 - 11/2000 - GIS specialist / geologist under contract - Study of the laws of localization of mineralization. Predictive assessment of places of possible localization of gold and copper deposits using satellite data analysis and data from preliminary geological and geophysical studies Frontier Mining LTD in Kazakhstan, head: Dr. E. Blumstein

03/1998 - 08/2001 - Researcher - Study of the problems of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site in Kazakhstan based on the analysis of satellite data: temperature anomalies, infrastructure, the impact of nuclear explosions on the earth's surface, the geological structure of the region AMPS mission, National Nuclear Center of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Institute for Space Research, head: prof. Zakarin

07/1995 - 10/1997 - Geologist - Creation of a database of gold ore occurrences based on ACCESS. Determination of the spectral characteristics of saprolites using the device and the program "PimaView" Newmond Gold Corporation in Kazakhstan, Almaty, Head: Dr. E. Blumstein, Ph.D. A. Rassokhin

08/1986 - 02/1998 - Geologist


07/1981 - 06/1986 - Kazakh Polytechnic Institute named after IN AND. Lenin, Almaty, Kazakhstan - Qualification: Mining engineer geologist (geological survey, prospecting and exploration of mineral deposits)

04/2009 - 12/2012 - Institute of Earth Sciences, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany (Institute of Earth Sciences, FSU Jena, Germany) -

Degree obtained: PhD (Dr. rer. Nat) - Dissertation topic: Analysis of a digital model of the earth's surface and satellite data for solving problems of structural geology and geomorphology, supervisor: prof. D. J. Klya -

Purpose of the research: Application of image processing methods to study the neotectonics of the Northern Tien Shan and Dzungaria in Kazakhstan. Residual erosional form of the West Eifel maars as a result of tectonic processes


Seib, N., Kley, J., Voigt, T. (in review) Neotectonics of the Katutau-Dolantau foothills (Ili basin, Kazakhstan): observations from satellite imagery of Quaternary surfaces.

Seib, N., Kley, J., Büchel, G. (2013) Identification of maars and similar volcanic landforms in the West Eifel Volcanic Field through image processing of DTM data: efficiency of different methods depending on preservation state. International Journal of Earth Sciences. V102/3, pp 875-901

Kober, M., Seib, N., Kley, J., Voigt, T. (2013) Thick-skinned thrusting in the northern Tien Shan foreland, Kazakhstan: structural inheritance and polyphase deformation. M. Nemcok, A. Mora, J.W. Cosgrove (eds.): Thick-Skin-Dominated Orogens: From Initial Inversion to Full Accretion. Geological Society of London, Special Publications.

Seib, N., Kley, J., Voigt, T., Kober, М., Buvtyshkin, V. (2011) Some Cenozoic tectonics of Northern Tien Shan. 5th International Symposium “Modern Problems of Geodynamics and Geoecology of Intracontinental Orogens”. Bishkek. ISBN 978-9967-26-317-8. (extended abstract). (in Russian).

Jonas KLEY, Thomas VOIGT, Nadine SEIB, Martin KOBER (2011). SEDIMENTARY AND TECTONIC EVOLUTION OF THE CENOZOIC ILI BASIN (NORTHERN TIEN SHAN, KAZAKHSTAN). The Ili basin is a triangle-shaped Cenozoic broken foreland basin located between the Northern Tien Shan and Dzungarian Alatau thrust fronts in Kazakhstan. It is disrupted by several thrust-related basement uplifts.

Seib, N., Kley, J. (2010) Problems of calculating the residual surfaces to solve geological problems. Proceedings of the VIII International Kolmagorovskih readings. Collection of articles. USPU. Ed. VV Afanas‘ev. 532 p. ISBN 978-5-87555-630-2 (in Russian).

Barth, A., Noack, S., Legler, C., Seib, N., Rexhaj, A. (2010) Rohstoffprognosekarten mit Verfahren der künstlichen Intelligenz – Fortschrittliche Identifizierung von Rohstoff- potentialen in Entwicklungsund Schwellenländern. Glück Auf 146, Nr. 4.

J Kley, T Voigt, N Seib, M Kober (2010). AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts. Tectonic and sedimentary evolution of the Ili Basin (northern Tien Shan, Kazakhstan). V-2010. p. T43C-2240

Seib, N., Kley, J., Torizin, E., Zander, I., Goepel, A., Büchel, G. (2008) Identification of volcanic landforms in a Digital Terrain Model (DTM) of the Westeifel. Z dt. Ges. Geowiss. 159/4:657-670.

Nadine Seib, Jonas Kley, Ralf Freitag, Thomas Voigt (2006). Symposium" Tektonik, Struktur-und Kristallingeologie"//Die neogene Entwicklung des zentralen Tien Schan, Kasachstan. Erste Ergebnisse von Apatit-Spaltspurdatierungen und morphotektonischer Analyse von Satellitendaten// 207-2011p. 

R Freitag, J Kley, N Seib, T Voigt (2006). AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts//Tectonics of the Northern Tien Shan in Kazakhstan: New Fission-Track Ages and Open Questions// V2006, p. T23B-0485

Seib, N. (2004) Remote sensing methods in exploration for mineralized zones on the example of the Namanjal gold ore deposit. In: GeoBit/GIS – 9 H. 3, 25-28.

Frasch, G., Saib, N. (2003) Anomalien der Wärmefelder in der Region des Atomversuchsgeländes in Semipalatinsk. GeoBIT/GIS. - 16 H. 3, 11-14.

Sheikin, A.O., Sysdykov, M.S., Seib, N., Yaschenko, R., Kovshar‘, V.A. (2001) Determination of the recreational potential of coastal areas of North-East of the Caspian Sea (within the sector of the Republic of Kazakhstan) based of remote sensing data. Independent. issled. Ecol. med.-biol. Center. C50. MRNTI. 39.19.25 39.21.02 06.41.91 71.37.75. УДК: 528.8:574 (in Russian).