News Archive for 2002

December 
18, 2002
More details ULRMC Launches the Project Integrated Area Assessment in Southwestern Crimea to Support Natural Resources Conservation Using Remote Sensing and GIS. The project will apply remote sensing and GIS technologies to the integrated assessment of natural and land resources of the area More details

December 
12, 2002
More details The Ministry of Environment and Nature Resources of Ukraine and ULRMC signed an Agreement on Scientific and Technical Cooperation, demonstrating their will to expand and foster their partnership in the application of information technologies to the protection and sustainable use of natural resources More details

December 
2, 2002
More details Altarum and ULRMC have teamed up to provide much-needed assistance to Ukrainian orphanages in the Kyiv region, as well as in the Zakarpattia region. Exceeding the collective generosity of 900 in 2000 and 1,300 in 2001, Altarum and ULRMC have already pledged and extended approximately 1,500 in 2002 support over the past two months More details

November
19, 2002
More details David Schaub has joined the staff of Altarum Institute to serve as Technical Advisor to ULRMC in Kyiv. Schaub is a specialist in Geographic Information Systems and remote sensing. Schaub previously worked as a Research Specialist at the University of Arizona (UA) where he validated image data for NASA's Earth Observation Science program More details

November
19, 2002
More details ULRMC hosted an Open Door Day as part of the Program initiated by MyLand Association to strengthen the network of partner and member organizations and to make them accessible to all interested parties More details

November 
15, 2002
More details ULRMC participated in the Award Ceremony of the Ford Motor Company Conservation & Environmental Grants Competition, established to support projects on environmental and cultural protection in Ukraine More details

September
30, 2002
More details ULRMC hosted natural reserve experts, who came from the six oblasts of Ukraine and the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, to participate in the next session in a series of workshops on the practical use of remote sensing and GIS tools in reserve management More details

September
8, 2002
More details ULRMC presented information supporting projects in urban planning at the 8th International Architecture Exhibition - NEXT, in Venice, Italy, one of the world's major events in art and architecture, exposing the Center's activities to more than 13,000 visitors in the first two weeks after its opening More details

August
15, 2002
More details ULRMC hosted the seminar "Remote Sensing of Fire's Role in Carbon Exchange (Using the Example of Northern Forests in North America)" that discussed direct and indirect effects of fire on land/atmosphere carbon exchange More details

Spring - Summer
2002
More details ULRMC initiated a series of round table discussions entitled "Environment. Resources. Security", in partnership with the Environmental and Resources Research Institute of Ukraine, aiming to draw wide public attention to critical environmental issues in Ukraine More details

July 2002 More details ULRMC launched a project jointly with the Local Ecological Actions Program (LEAP) aimed to study capabilities for IT application to support the operation of the local environmental committees in Crimea, and Eastern and Western Ukraine More details

June
21, 2002 
More details LRMC Participated in the Environmental Expedition to the Dnipro River Source. A public group trip under the UNDP/GEF Dnipro Basin Environmental Program symbolized the beginning of the Dnipro River rehabilitation. The key objective of this expedition was to attract the attention of all levels of the public in the Dnipro Basin countries to the problems of the Dnipro More details

June
19, 2002 
More details Second academic year of Altarum/Nansen University Fellowship Program was sucessfully completed with the three UFP Student Fellows (two master's students and one second-year Ph.D. candidate) defending their work before the National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv More details

May
30, 2002
More details ULRMC/ECOMM and Altarum hosted American Ambassador to Ukraine Carlos Pascual for discussions and dinner at the Fifth International Conference on the Use of Geoinformation Technologies for Territorial Development Management, held in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Ukraine More details

May
24, 2002
More details ULRMC presented its information projects on environmental management and monitoring of hazardous situations at the Fifth All-Ukrainian Exhibition "Environment 2002", held at the National Exhibition Center, along with other Ukrainian companies and organizations dealing with environmental protection issues More details

April
18, 2002
More details GPS Tools Used in Mapping Tulip Areas in Crimea. A joint field expedition by ULRMC and Vernadsky Tavria National University in Simferopol confirmed the existence of areas of Tulipa schrenkii Regel, a Red Book species, in the lands surrounding Crimean Sivash More details

March
26, 2002
More details ULRMC organized a training entitled "Systematization of Spatial Data and its Processing for Biodiversity Protection, with Application of GIS Tools." The training became the first of its kind in Ukraine for natural reserve experts in the design of spatial databases and the application of GIS and remote sensing data More details

March
1, 2002
More details ULRMC hosted a seminar entitled "Mathematical Modeling in Environmental Management," the first in a series of seminars to be held by ULRMC. This seminar series seeks to bring together mathematical model users and developers in Ukraine with ULRMC to review the existing modeling market in environmental management, emergency planning and health protection More details

February 16, 2002 More details Dr. Vasyl Prydatko, ULRMC Specialist for Biodiversity and Ecology, was named as one of the ten regional members of the Regional Ornithological Monitoring (ROM) Executive Board, operating under the auspices of the newly established Sea of Azov-Black Sea Ornithological Union More details


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