2022 International Association of Hydrological Sciences Scientific Assembly session

Montpellier, 29th May – 3nd June 2022 Co-organized by IAHS commissions on Continental Erosion (ICCE) and Snow and Ice Hydrology ICSIH) with a partnership of PEEX program Snow-melt driven erosion and sediment pathways in Polar regions Snow and ice melt in Polar regions are associated with dramatic changes in the hydrological regime and significantly enhance … Continue reading 2022 International Association of Hydrological Sciences Scientific Assembly session

Online Young Scientist School MEGAPOLIS-2021

The online Young Scientist School (YSS) on “Multi–Scales and –Processes Integrated Modelling, Observations and Assessment for Environmental Applications” (15 November – 3 December 2021) will introduce young generation of researchers to special topics in atmospheric  and environmental sciences, Earth system modelling approaches and applications (see announcement). During the school, participants will learn about the current … Continue reading Online Young Scientist School MEGAPOLIS-2021

Aerosol Complex of Moscow State University for developing air quality infrastructure in Moscow megacity

Authors: Dr. Olga Popovicheva, Roman Kovach, Prof., Dr. Natalia Kosheleva, Dr. Sergey Chalov, Acad. Prof. Nikolay KasimovLomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia New-developed Aerosol complex is installed at Meteorological Observatory of Moscow State University (MSU), located at the territory of the MSU campus, southwest of Moscow city (Fig. 1). Fig. 1. Aerosol Complex MSU location … Continue reading Aerosol Complex of Moscow State University for developing air quality infrastructure in Moscow megacity

Updates on the Megagrant project

The Megagrant website has been opened (https://megahapi.ru/; in test version until end of July 2021). Here we will upload here events, main achievements and project deliverables, both with structure and research activities.    Meanwhile, the research activities were done recently by Moscow State University (MSU) team, some of them are presented below.  Under working package2.   The … Continue reading Updates on the Megagrant project

International Conference on the Status and Future of the World’s Large Rivers

In the context of the ongoing global situation regarding COVID-19 we have made the decision to carry out the 4th World’s Large Rivers Conference as a hybrid event from 3rd – 6th of August 2021 This means that the conference can be attended either physically on-site or virtually online. Since the health and safety of … Continue reading International Conference on the Status and Future of the World’s Large Rivers

Russian MegaGrant for the “Megapolis – heat and pollution island” project granted for Acad. Markku Kulmala

Academician Markku Kulmala, Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research at the University of Helsinki, Finland, has been granted a Mega Grant by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation. Academician Kulmala will be the Leading Scientist of the project called “Megapolis - heat and pollution island: interdisciplinary hydroclimatic, geochemical and … Continue reading Russian MegaGrant for the “Megapolis – heat and pollution island” project granted for Acad. Markku Kulmala

Smart and Sustainable Cities international conference

From July 8 to 10, 2020, the Smart and Sustainable Cities international conference  (SSC-2020) in advanced technologies for sustainable development of urban green infrastructure was held on the base of the Smart Urban Nature Lab (www.sunlab.rudn.ru) of RUDN University. Due to specific circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic, the event was held online. However, this did … Continue reading Smart and Sustainable Cities international conference

NEWS from BASENET working group

A novel paper by Chalov et al. (2020) presents the fate of river-borne chemicals under control by changing flow conditions. The study which is based on the novel approach and combines together sampling and acoustic Doppler current profiler (ADCP) water velocity transects, allows to accurately estimate the depth-integrated instantaneous chemicals flux. Chalov, S.; Moreido, V.; … Continue reading NEWS from BASENET working group

First results of the Megacity project – Moscow

Panarama from Moscow city. Photo credit: Olga Popovicheva In the complex situation of the plurality of emissions, an important research task remains in the Moscow megacity environment for assessment of the air quality and potential sources through aerosol composition analyses. Comprehensive synergetic Project “Integrated technology for environment assessment of Moscow megacity based on chemical analysis … Continue reading First results of the Megacity project – Moscow

Guest researcher: PEEX Moscow Office visits PEEX-HQ, Helsinki

During 17-21 Feb 2020 the mobility exchange visit (guest researcher) was carried out by the Associate Professor of the Hydrology from the Faculty of Geography of the Lomonosov Moscow State University (LMSU, Moscow, Russia) to the University of Helsinki (UHEL) and the Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research (INAR) (Helsinki, Finland). The visit was … Continue reading Guest researcher: PEEX Moscow Office visits PEEX-HQ, Helsinki

Bringing together Selenga-Baikal Research 2020

BaSeNet - PEEX subprogram - will organize VI international workshop Bringing Together Selenga-Baikal Research 2020 on the shore of Lake Baikal from 8 to 13 August, 2020. The workshop will be in line with international UNESCO World Large River (WLR 2020) conference and is co-organized by PEEX. International participants of WLR 2020 will receive assistance … Continue reading Bringing together Selenga-Baikal Research 2020