A GIS and WUDAPT based mapping of the local climate zones in Ukrainian cities

Text by Mariia Matviienko (contact email: matviyenkomaria(a)gmail.com) & Olga Shevchenko (contact email: olga.s.meteo(a)gmail.com) Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (TSNUK), Kyiv, Ukraine The understanding of the aspects of impact of built environment on urban microclimate can make the lives of millions of people more comfortable by organizing urban spaces in an appropriate way. It is well known…

The Web Application for the Environmental Education

by Dr. Vladimir Chukin (MeteoLab LLC, Russia) Modern climate changes lead to the need for society to adapt to them in agriculture, construction, transportation, as well as in many other sectors of the economy. It is today’s youth that will implement these changes together in the near future. Therefore, it is now necessary to conduct…

Upcoming science education events under the PEEX umbrella

The PEEX programme in collaboration with other projects (AoF ClimEco, FIRST+ PEEX-AC, Horizon-2020 iCUPE and INTAROS, RSF MegaCity) and Russian partners/ Universities (from St.Petersburg, Tyumen, and Moscow) has been active in arranging the science education oriented events such as the Research Training Intensive course, RTIC (St. Petersburg, “Multi-Scales and -Processes Modelling and Assessment for Environmental…

Calotte Academy Travelling Symposium 2019

Calotte Academy Travelling Symposium 2019: Future Arctic Societies: Scenarios, Innovations, Best Practices & Actors took place in Rovaniemi, Inari and Hetta (Finland); and Kirkenes, Neiden and Kautokeino (Norway), November 12-19, 2019. The Calotte Academy is an annual travelling symposium established in 1991, with the motivation to provide a platform for early career researchers to experience…

Moscow State University student Anna Belik on presenting her research as a poster

This year I am working on problems of aerosols, particularly of black carbon spatial and seasonal distribution in Moscow air. Black carbon is a dynamic parameter, which reflects processes of city life – that’s why in interests me so much. In 16th-17th September 2019 I participated in the conference “Chemical composition of microparticles in system…