|Status & Future of the World’s large Rivers in Moscow, on 3-7 Aug 2020. Organizers Russian Geographical Society, PEEX and Russian Hydrometeological Socciety. Note the Call for abstracts, dl 31.Oct.2019|
|Arctic Circle Prize 2019 was awarded to Hon. John Kerry, the former US Secretary of State. The Arctic Circle is the largest network of international dialogue and cooperation on the future of the Arctic initiated by Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, the former President of Iceland. Several presentations and sessions we organized by the U-Arctic Thematic Networks on “Geopolitics and Security” and “Arctic-boreal Hub / PEEX” as a part of the AC-2019 program. Read more on the Arctic Circle and the discussions from the upcoming PEEX-e-news in December. dated 13.Oct.2019.|
|Young scientists school «Chemistry of microparticles in the atmosphere, road dust, snow and surface waters and related health impacts» and Finnish-Russian WS on “Black carbon in the atmosphere and significance compared to dust sources” organized by MSU, IBA-FIN-BCDUST-project of the Finistry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, Russian Scientific Foundation and PEEX on 16-17.Sep.2019 in Moscow, read more from the peex-e-newsletter, dated 18.Sep.2019|
|US student group by Daniel Govoni from “Iceland and Greenland: Climate Change and the Arctic, SIT Study Abroad, School for International Training” visited INAR on 3rd Sep. The visit gathered together a group of master students from 12 US universities interested in Arctic policy making, Climate Change, Air Quality and PEEX & CRAICC programs. Read more from the soon coming PEEX e-NewsLetter. dated 04.Sep.2019|
|Autumn School 2019, Hyytiälä forestry field station, 14.–25.10.2019. Read more. Please fill in the online application form at
https://elomake.helsinki.fi/lomakkeet/99299/lomake.html by 3.Sep. in order to apply for the course. We will inform all applicants about the acceptance to the course by 6th Sep.
|City of Moscow, Air Monitoring Sector Analyst of the Information and Analytical Department and Environment Centre of Helsinki City delegations visited the SMEAR-II station in Hyytiälä on Wednesday 26.June. We discussed, how to develop synergies between the urban SMEAR concept and city air quality monitoring. dated 26.June.2019.|
|Reminder: Submit your abstract to “International Conference on the Status and Future of World’s Large Rivers” taking place in Moscow/Russia from 3-7 August 2020 at: https://interconvention.eventsair.com/worlds-large-rivers-2020/abstracts. This conference cco-organized by UNESCO IHP (chair of large rivers), Moscow State University and PEEX aims to provide a global forum for a wide-ranging discussion of key issues related to research on large rivers and to their effective and sustainable management, involving both scientists and decision makers. Datet 26.June.2019|
|Sergej Zilitinkevich has been named as the winner of the prestigious International Meteorological Organization (IMO) Prize for his outstanding contribution to meteorology and climatology and scientific research. Read more. dated 24.June.2019|
|PEEX Newsletter issue #09 – June 2019: read more. The PEEX Blog read more. Want to receive our newsletter? Please subscribe here. dated 19.June.2019|
|PEEX has signed the new MoU with the Odessa State Environmental University and with the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. MoU is a bilateral document to encourage the development of PEEX program in Europe, Russia and China. Information about the MoU signed Institutes is available at the PEEX website. Dated 18.June.2019|
|Call-for-Contributions Northern Eurasia/ Arctic Ocean/China research results. We are collecting information on PEEX research to make an overview of the research results achieved during the last five years, in 2015-2019 , and analyze the main results and findings for the Northern Eurasia, Arctic Ocean and China, and how well we have covered the PEEX Science Plans. We are highlighting the main findings published in peer-reviewed journals and scientific progress, including methodological, done by the PEEX community. If You are interested in to contribute, fill in a questionnaire download here. Note also the "PEEX Scientific Questions & example, how to fill in the form" here. Please send the filled-in form to PEEX-HQ nuria.altimir (at)Helsinki.fi, hanna.k.lappalainen(at)Helsinki.fi. dl for the contribution 15th June.2019. We plan to publish a joint peer-reviewed paper in the PEEX research in ACP – PEEX special issue . Editorial team, H.K. Lappalainen, N. Altimir, A. Mahura, J. Bäck, T. Petäjä, V-M. Kerminen, M.Kulmala. Dated 03.June.2019|
|The IEAS-EUROPE Centre, hosted by INAR Univ.Helsinki, is in close collaboration with PEEX. The IEAS-Europe Center involves 69 actual members and goes on growing. Recently the IEAS-Europe Center has approved 5 new candidatures: Prof. Desheng Dash Wu at Stockholm Univ. / Univ. of Toronto, Prof. Jaana Bäck at INAR, Prof. Yong Xue at the Univ. of Derby, Dr. Sci. Steffen M. Noe at the Estonian Univ. of Life Sciences, Inst.of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Dr. Sci. Vladimir Kutcherov at the Royal Inst. of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm.
Read more on IEAS-Europe http://www.atm.helsinki.fi/m/ieaseurope/
|IEAS has established the Eurasian Journal of Digital Earth, already registered with the Federal Service for Monitoring of Compliance with Cultural Heritage Protection Law. The certificate of registration: ПИ № ФС 77-75041, 2019, February 19. Read more on http://www.ejde.org/index.php/ejde|
|Note the PEEX region presentation by Professor Gerrit de Leeuw on "Atmospheric Composition over Northern EURASIA: Spatial Distribution and Anomalies in the Warm Summer of 2018" in the ESA Living planet Symposium MiCo - Milano Congressi, session "Tropospheric Composition and Air Quality" Tue, May 14, 2019. Amber 1+2 - Floor 2, 10:40 AM - 10:55 AM. Dated 07 May 2019.|
|Note the Pre-Announcement on the Multi–Scales and –Processes Integrated Modelling, Observations and Assessment for Environmental Applications
|The University of Helsinki, the Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research (INAR), the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI), and the University of Tyumen (UTMN) are jointly organizing a research training course “Seamless / Online Integrated Meteorology-Chemistry-Aerosols Multi-Scale and –Processes Modelling” in June at premises of UTMN. More infromation here. Dated 24 April 2019|
|New Environmental Atlas-monograph "Selenga-Baikal" is a fundamental overview of the Russian Geographical Society Baikal expedition. The book provides an overview on environmental, geochemical and hydrological issues of Selenga river that is the main tributary of Lake Baikal. It describes the Selenga catchments, assessments and processes of aquatic landscapes as well as a novel study on contaminant fluxes and their transformation in Selenga River delta.
Environmental Atlas-monograph “Selenga-Baikal, edited by N. Kasimov. M., Faculty of Geography, MSU, 2018, 288 p. Available in Russian here. Dated 17 April 2019.
PEEX "Pan-Eurasian Experiment" study is a multidisciplinary climate change, air quality, environment and research infrastructure program focused on the Northern Eurasian particularly arctic and boreal regions. It is a bottom up initiative by several European, Russian and Chinese research organizations and institutes. PEEX is open for new institutes to join in. Read more on PEEX - PEEX Science Plan