15 March 2016
The 33rd General Meeting of Founders of the Nansen Centre was held under the chairmanship of new President of the NIERSC Prof. Nikolay N. Filatov,
Dr. Sc., Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), Councilor of RAS, Honored Man of Science of the Republic of Karelia, Honored Man of Science of the Russia Federation, Member of the Russian Geographical Society (RGS) Presidium and Chairman of the Regional Branch of the RGS Karelian Scientific Council .
27 October 2014
Recenlty published is a new monograph, written with the participation of Prof. D. Pozdnyakov, Dr. of Sciences, Deputy director for Science of the "Nansen Centre," Leader of the Aquatic Ecosystems in Response to Global Change Group.
18 July 2014
Between June 29 and July 5 2014, a Summer School for young scientists “Land Hydrology and Cryosphere of the Arctic and Northern Eurasia in the changing climate” was successfully held within the framework of the EuRuCAS project ("European-Russian Centre for cooperation in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic environmental and climate research". This Project project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 295068.The School’s venue was the Repino Cronwell Park Hotel in a resort area in the vicinity of St. Petersburg.
The Summer School attendees, more than 27 persons in number, are young scientists, PhD students and undergraduate students from a variety of countries. The scientific lectures were delivered by 18 experts renowned in the area of remote sensing and climate change. The scientific programme encompassed 21 lectures as well as 26 presentations made by the young scientists. The poster session collected 17 student posters. Four thematic groups were set up at the school and the school young attendees prepared summarizing presentations on the topics suggested for them. All participants of the summer school received special certificates.
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18 June 2014
The EuRuCAS Summer School Program is available. The Summer School is planned on 29 June-5 July in Repino, at Cronwell Park Hotel (http://www.hotel-repino.ru/en/), near St. Petersburg. Participants live in the school for the entire period at the hotel. Daily visits and participation in meetings (guest participation) for young scientists and graduate students is possible.
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3 March 2014
Norwegian delegation led by Consul General of Norway in St. Petersburg, Ms. Heidi Olufsen visited Nansen Centre 3 March 2014. The delegation also included: Senior Advisor of the Foreign Ministry of Norway, Mr. Eivind Nordsletten, Polar regions Adviser Ms. Else Berit Eykeland, Director of the"Fram" museum Mr. Clover Geir. Exchanged views on the development of scientific cooperation between Russia and Norway.
9 January 2013
Accepting of applications for participation in the Summer School under EuRuCAS Project is open!
(EuRuCAS Summer School 2014: "Land Hydrology and Cryosphere of the Arctic and Northern Eurasia in the changing climate")
10 December 2013
On 10 December 2013, the 28th General Meeting of the "Nansen Centre" Founders took place, and 11 December the PhD session was held to discuss the current results obtained in the course of working on their dissertations within the Nansen Fellowship Program.
10 November 2013
EuRuCAS Workshop 5-7 November, 2013
International scientific meeting in the frame of European-Russian Centre for Cooperation in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic Environmental and Climate Research (EuRuCAS) project held in NIERSC, Saint-Petersburg, Russia during November 5-7, 2013.
The two-day meeting brings together a number of EuRuCAS project partners from international organizations from ( Austria, Finland, France, Sweden, UK, Germany, Norway and Russia) to discuss current tasks of the project, listen to reports, establish possible projects in contacts with people working on related problems, etc. Focusing primarily on the EuRuCAS project activities in the area of environmental and climate research in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic including socio-economic. The meeting comprises high-level speakers from several key groups.
EuRuCAS Second Workshop: “Climate Changes in the Arctic and Northern Eurasia and their Regional and Global Implications” - Program
More information: Mistra Arctic Futures website
30 September 2013
Currently there are some vacancies at the Nansen Centre for Russian graduate students and researchers with experience.
6 June 2013
Evgeny Morozov successfully defended his PhD thesis on June 6 at the Russian State Hydrometeorological university. (St. Petersburg). His research is focused on the Bay of Biscay “ Algorithms for the retrieval of the concentrations in chlorophyll-a and suspended matter as well as for identification of Lepidodinium chlorophorum and Emilianya Huxley blooms in the Bay of Biscay”. The members of the defence committee have highly appreciated the research and unanimously voted for awarding Evgeny Morozon a scientific degree “Candidate of physic-mathematical sciences”in the area of “Oceanology”.
The NIERSC staff congratulate Evgeny with this event and wish him further achievements in science.
New website of the Nansen Centre opened in May 2013!