Initiating PEEX Research and Education Collaboration with the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

The PEEX research collaboration – University of Helsinki (UHEL), Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research (INAR) and the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), Center for Environmental Monitoring (CEM) – online meeting/ seminar took place on 10 November 2021. The researchers (16) attended the meeting and delivered a series of presentations about INAR … Continue reading Initiating PEEX Research and Education Collaboration with the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

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

Russia’s first CARBON POLYGON: Potential for Collaboration with the PEEX

August 30, 2021 has marked the official opening of a CARBON POLYGON at the University of Tyumen’s (UTMN) Biological Station located on Lake Kuchak, Tyumen Region, Russia. The Aide to the President of the Russian Federation, Andrei Fursenko, and the Minister of Science and Higher Education, Valeriy Falkov, were in attendance. This event was part … Continue reading Russia’s first CARBON POLYGON: Potential for Collaboration with the PEEX

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

PEEX Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Russian State Hydrometeorological University

PEEX has signed the new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Russian State Hydrometeorological University, Russia.Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is a bilateral document showing the intention of the parties to establish closer ties to encourage the development of the PEEX program in Europe, Russia and China. We invite new Parties to sign the MoU with PEEX … Continue reading PEEX Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Russian State Hydrometeorological University

Impact of climate change on different types of cryosphere in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)

Text by: Lobanov V.A.1, Grigorjeva A.A.2, Goroshkova N.I.3 1Russian State Hydrometeorological University, St.Petersburg, 2Yakutsk Hydrometeorological Department, Yakutsk, 3Russian State Hydrological Institute, St.Petersburg In the coldest territory of Russia, the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), the impact of climate change on two main characteristics of the cryosphere is considered: permafrost and ice regime of rivers. To study … Continue reading Impact of climate change on different types of cryosphere in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)

Russian Carbon Polygons: PEEX – collaboration meeting of University of Tyumen & UHEL-INAR

On 22 April 2021, the University of Helsinki (UHEL) and University of Tyumen (UTMN) joint collaboration online meeting took place. The UTMN is actively involved into joint activities of the PEEX (Pan-Eurasian EXperiment) programme led by UHEL, the Institute for Atmospheric and Earth  System Research (INAR), and in particular, within frameworks of the Finnish-Russian research … Continue reading Russian Carbon Polygons: PEEX – collaboration meeting of University of Tyumen & UHEL-INAR

Modelling and validation of near-surface CO2 mixing ratio in Saint-Petersburg urban area, Russia

Since megacities largely determine the amount of anthropogenic CO2 emitted into the atmosphere (up to 70%), which is the most important anthropogenic greenhouse gas, it is crucial to estimate emissions of this gas from a particular city and even on a city-scale. An inverse modelling of CO2 emissions is a promising approach of the emission … Continue reading Modelling and validation of near-surface CO2 mixing ratio in Saint-Petersburg urban area, Russia

Background monitoring of atmospheric mercury in the Baikal region

Two-year study (2013-2015) of the gaseous elementary mercury (thereafter, mercury) was carried out at locations of two weather monitoring stations (near settlements Listvyanka and Tankhoj) in the Southern and Western Pribaikalye in a vicinity of the Lake Baikal. During the first period, the mercury analyzer Lumex RA-915AM was installed on the territory of the meteorological … Continue reading Background monitoring of atmospheric mercury in the Baikal region

International Symposium on Atmospheric Radiation and Dynamics

The International Symposium on Atmospheric Radiation and Dynamics (ISARD-2021) will take place during 29 June – 2 July 2021 in St. Petersburg, Russia. The ISARD-2021 Special Sections are: 1. Satellite sounding of atmosphere and surface2. Remote sensing of atmosphere and underlying surface in different spectral ranges3. Radiative transfer theory4. Radiation-cloud and radiation-aerosol5. Radiative climatology and … Continue reading International Symposium on Atmospheric Radiation and Dynamics

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

PEEX research collaboration – INEP KSC RAS and UHEL-INAR – virtual meeting

PEEX virtual meeting on research collaboration took place on 12 November 2020 (Apatity / Helsinki) with 26 researchers from the Institute of Industrial Ecology Problems in the North, Kola Science Center, Russian Academy of Sciences (INEP KSC RAS) and the University of Helsinki, Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research (UHEL-INAR), whom jointly attended the … Continue reading PEEX research collaboration – INEP KSC RAS and UHEL-INAR – virtual meeting

International Scientific Conference “Earth and Space” dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Acad. Kirill Ya. Kondratyev

Text by: Victor Binenko, Dr.Sci., Liudmila Romanyuk, PhD, Alexandra Manvelova, MSc (SRCES RAS, St.Petersburg, Russia). During 20-21 October 2020, St. Petersburg hosted the International Scientific Conference "Earth and Space" dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Academician Kirill Yakovlevich Kondratiev. This conference was organized by the Scientific Research Centre for Ecological Safety of the Russian Academy … Continue reading International Scientific Conference “Earth and Space” dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Acad. Kirill Ya. Kondratyev