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01.12.2020
The research webinar “Environment, Health and Climate Change: the Experience of European Union” was held at NVSU

On November 25, NVSU held the research webinar “Environment, Health and Climate Change: the Experience of European Union” at the Faculty of Ecology and Engineering.  

The webinar was organized at BigBlueButton platform within Jean Monnet Module "Environment, Health and Climate change: Facing the challenges and Adapting to Impacts: Experience of the European Union / 600178-EPP-1-2018-1-RU-EPPJMO-MODULE/CLIMEU”. It attracted more than 70 attendees. 

        

The project is implemented at the NVSU Department for Ecology and co-financed by European Commission within the framework of Jean Monnet Actions.  

The coordinators of the project are Irina Pogonysheva, Candidate of Biological Sciences, Associate Professor; Denis Pogonyshev,  NVSU First Vice-Rector, Vice-Rector for Research, Candidate of Biological Sciences; Vera Kuznetsova, Candidate of Geographical Sciences, Associate Professor. 

The webinar aims to discuss the possibility of using the experience of European Union on the environment, health and climate change.  

Denis Pogonyshev, NVSU First Vice-Rector and Vice-Rector for Research welcomed participants of the webinar: “There is a growing understanding in the world that climate change is part of the reality. Strategies are being developed to adapt to the climate change, and climate control measures are being improved. The webinar is particularly relevant in the light of the Russian Federation's ratification of the Paris climate agreement…” 

       

 Key topics of webinar: 

  1. Adaptation strategies to the current climate change in Russia and the European Union.  

  1. The impact of climate change on human health and implementing programs on adaptation in the EU countries.  

  1. Climate change and biodiversity. 

  1. Climate change and aquatic ecosystems.  

  1. Monitoring parameters of ecosystems in connection with climate change.  

The lecturers of the Department for Ecology and Geography, NVSU Ph.D.  students of the Faculty of Ecology and Engineering and experts in the field of ecology and environmental management made the following presentations:  

  • Irina Pogonysheva, Candidate of Biological Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department for Ecology 

Topic: Adaptation strategies to the climate change in the Russian Federation 

  • Vera Kuznetsova, Candidate of Geographical Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department for Geography 

Topic: The impact of climate change on biodiversity 

  • Sergey Korkin, Candidate of Geographical Sciences, Head of the Laboratory for Geoecological Research; Elena Korkina, Candidate of Geographical Sciences, Head of the Department for Geography  

Topic: The results of proactive monitoring of the ground temperature for island cryolithic zone of West Siberian Plain      

  • Inna Lunyak, the expert of the Office of Environmental Management and Ecology, Nizhnevartovsk City Administration 

Topic: Overview of international research of the impact of current climate change on human health 

  • Ivan Didenko, Head of the Ecology Department of OOO NITs SibGeoProekt 

Topic: The impact of climate change on water resources (on the example of Sevastopol) 

  •  Tatyana Storchak, Candidate of Biological Sciences, Head of the Department for Ecology 

Topic: Arctic Ecology Program 

The webinar results will be published as e-version book of seminar proceedings and included in the RSCI citation system.  

       

                                                 

The project “Environment, Health and Climate change: Facing the challenges and Adapting to Impacts: Experience of the European Union”, 600178-EPP-1-2018-1-RU-EPPJMO-MODULE, is co-financed by European Commission within the framework of Jean Monnet Actions. The European Commission support for the production of this publication does not constitute an endorsement of the contents which reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsi­ble for any use which may be made of the information contained therein. 


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