ULRMC News & Events

September 20, 2004
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September 20, 2004 - ULRMC announces the opportunity for the Altarum/Nansen University Fellowship Program (UFP) in Ukraine. UFP aims to provide infrastructure and intellectual support to Ukrainian students pursuing advanced degrees in the application of satellite remote sensing (R/S), geographic information systems (GIS), digital mapping, and other advanced information technologies to environmental and natural resources management issues in Ukraine More details…
 
September 15, 2004
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September 15, 2004 - ULRMC staff congratulated 2003-2004 University Fellowship Program (UFP) students with successful completion of the academic year. The students, who have worked on their Bachelor's, Master's and Ph.D. degrees, presented project results that were achieved with support of ULRMC specialists in the areas of remote sensing applications, GIS and other information technologies More details…
 
September 11, 2004
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September 10-11, ULRMC took part in the conference "EU Enlargement, Poland and the Neighbors Focus on Early Warning and Civic Security" organized by STETE (The Finnish Committee for European Security) in co-operation with the local partners (international department of the Pomerania Voivodship, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Poland, Gdansk Institute for Market Economy) More details…
 
August 13, 2004
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August 9-13, 2004 - ULRMC received its first award from ESRI for Special Achievement in GIS during the 2004 ESRI International User Conference. Opening the 24th Annual ESRI User Conference, Jack Dangermond, the President and Founder of ESRI, said that it is possible now for many to have a conversation in GIS as "this language of geography is helping to expand an understanding about the world and imagine and create a better future." The conference took place in San Diego, California, USA More details…
 
August 12, 2004
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August 12, 2004 - Within the framework of the FOR-ZA, Swiss-Ukrainian Forest Development Project in Zakarpattia, ULRMC conducted a seminar "Implementation of GIS Component - Activity 1.2". The goal of this seminar was to introduce to the project participant the objectives, methodology and implementation plan for GIS component, as well as to discuss, clarify and coordinate the inception report More details…
 
July 01, 2004
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July 1, 2004 - ULRMC together with other NGOs attended the Nature Workshop, organized by the Office of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality at the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Ukraine. The workshop was opened by Mr. Ton Verhagen, Counsellor for Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality within the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Kiev More details…
 
June 18, 2004
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June 14 - 18, 2004 - ULRMC together with UNEP-WCMC and RIVM held an International Workshop for National Parties of the BINU Project in Yalta, Ukraine. Among 25 participants and members of the event were representatives from the Netherlands, Canada, Ecuador, Kenya, UK, USA, and Ukraine (ULRMC, State Administration of the Environment under the Ministry of the Environmental Protection of Ukraine, (branch of Autonomous Republic of Crimea) Yalta Mountain Reserve, Crimea Nature Reserve, etc.) More details…
 
April 27, 2004
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27 April 2004 - Participants of ULRMC's National Meeting on Biological Indicators for National Use were hosted to an all-day field trip to explore agricultural systems on the example of Kyiv Oblast. The field trip, organized by BINU project manager Dr. Vasyl Prydatko, was led by Academician Olexander Tarariko of the Institute of Agroecology and Biotechnology, Ukrainian Academy of Agrarian Sciences and by Dr. Vasyl Davydchuk of the Institute of Geography, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Participants included representatives from Ukraine (Kyiv, Simferopol, Vinnytsya), Netherlands and the United States. Also, in attendance was Dr. Tonnie Tekelenburg of the National Institute of Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), in the Netherlands More details…
 
April 27, 2004
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April 26-27 - ULRMC organized a National Meeting on Biodiversity Indicators for National Use (BINU) project to overview the progress of Project implementation in Ukraine. The participants of the workshop presented the development and testing of the agrobiodiversity indicators and gave answers to the key questions More details…
 
April 23, 2004
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April 23, 2004 - ULRMC hosted and participated in a roundtable on remote sensing and GIS application in agriculture. The main objective of this roundtable was to overview the major examples of remote sensing and GIS use in agriculture and in related sectors. The roundtable was organized and held in cooperation with the Fertility Center under the Ministry of Agrarian Policy of Ukraine More details…
 
April 22, 2004
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April 22, 2004 - ULRMC together with the U.S. Embassy, local secondary schools # 28, 155, 169, Kyiv International School, Pechersk International School, New Hope School, the U.S. Government Program Alumni helped clean up Babiy Yar Park (Syretskiy Hai.). This campaign was devoted to the Earth Day More details…
 
April 22, 2004
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April 22, 2004 - ULRMC signed an Agreement of Cooperation with the State Scientific-Technical Conversion Enterprise "Space-Telecom Corporation". The signing of this Agreement was stipulated by the importance of joint data use and scientific cooperation in the field of natural resources protection and rational use, as well as natural resources monitoring with the purpose of supporting the sustainable development, economic growth and environmental safety in Ukraine More details…
 
April 4, 2004
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March 31 - April 3, 2004 - ULRMC participated in a Conference on Forest Fire Management and International Cooperation in Fire Emergencies in The Eastern Mediterranean, Balkans and Adjoining Regions of the Near East and Central Asia held in Antalya, Turkey. The conference was organized by a joint FAO/ECE/ILO Committee on Forest Technology, Management and Training More details…
 
March 18, 2004
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ULRMC celebrated five years of operations in the Ukrainian market of GIS and remote sensing. Around 70 guests from different organizations, donor agencies and government entities of Ukraine attended the celebration. The ULRMC staff was congratulated personally by Mr. Yuriy Petrochenko, Chairman of the ULRMC General Meeting; Mr. Volodymyr Horbulin, Advisor to the President of Ukraine on National Security Issues and Director of the Institute of National Security Problems; Mr. Craig Marks, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Altarum Institute; and Mr. Christopher Crowley, Director, Regional Mission for Ukraine, Belarus & Moldova, USAID; as well as by other friends and partners More details…
 
March 18, 2004
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March 18, 2004 - Within the framework of the ULRMC's 5th anniversary celebration, URLMC conducted a seminar "Altarum/Nansen University Fellowship Program (UFP)", summarizing the program's progress over the last 4 years and informing the potential participants (students and professors) of its opportunities. The seminar was held at the Faculty of Geography of the National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv (KNU). The representatives of ULRMC, Altarum Institute, USGS, as well as the representatives of universities, who took or are taking part in the program, attended the seminar More details…
 
March 16, 2004
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March 16, 2004 - ULRMC held a Scientific and Technical Advisory Council (STAC) meeting. Among the participants and members of STAC were the representatives of Altarum Institute, US Agency for International Development (USAID), US Geological Survey (USGS), Institute of Space Research of Ukraine, Center of Aerospace Research of the Earth, Institute of Geography under the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, as well as the ULRMC staff and management More details…
 
March 3, 2004
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March 3, 2004 - ULRMC President, Mr. Eric Luhmann, participated in a press conference "Is there any Danger for Ukraine In the Event of Possible Spring Floods?" organized by the Ukraine Reform Education Program (UREP). The press conference participants discussed the issues of possible spring floods in Ukraine, flood monitoring and predicition systems existing in Ukraine nowadays More details…
 
February 26, 2004
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February 26, 2004 - ULRMC held a second work group meeting of the UNEP-WCMC project "Biodiversity Indicators for National Use (BINU)." The main objective of this meeting was to inform the members of the work group about the most important results achieved from January 2003 until February 2004. The work group members also discussed the plans for the project implementation in 2004 and in the future More details…
 
February 24, 2004
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February 24, 2004 - ULRMC signed an Agreement of Cooperation with the National Scientific and Research Center of Defense Technologies and Military Safety of Ukraine. The Agreement of Cooperation provides for the scientific and technical cooperation in outsourcing and addressing the environmental and natural resource issues More details…
 
February 18, 2004
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February 18, 2004 - ULRMC hosted a seminar on "Results of the First Semester of 2003-2004 Academic Year Altarum/Nansen University Fellowship Program (UFP)" which featured presentations by UFP Student Fellows. This year UFP program gathered together 6 Student Fellows, 4 of which are Ph.D. candidates, 1 - Master's Degree candidate and 1 - Bachelor's Degree candidate. In 2003-2004, the UFP program has been funded by Altarum Institute and ULRMC jointly More details…
 
February 13, 2004
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February 10-13, 2004 - ULRMC representative, Dr. Vasyl Prydatko, participated in seminars and meetings, held within the framework of The Seventh Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity which took part in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The seminars and meetings were devoted to the issues of biodiversity indicators use, pilot GIS development, advanced information technologies use, experience exchange in works done under UNEP-GEF "Biodiversity Indicators for National Use (BINU)" project and interrelated projects More details…
 
January 29, 2004
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January 26-29, 2004 - ULRMC hosted and participated in a workshop "Environmental Information Management and Reporting", organized by GRID - Arendal, UNEP/DEWA-Europe and UK's Environment Agency in cooperation with the Ministry of Environmental Protection of Ukraine. The workshop brought together nearly 30 representatives from national ministries of the environment from Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus and Russia, as well as representatives from the state oblast administrations of environmental protection of Ukraine, and other organizations working in environmental areas More details…
 
January 28, 2004
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January 20-28, 2004, ULRMC representative, Dr. Mykola Zalogin, participated in a meeting of the NASA Land Cover/Land Use Change Program, held at the University of Maryland University College, Adelphi, MD, USA. During the meeting, the participants discussed the future directions for the LCLUC program, funding opportunities, tropical and boreal studies, biodiversity issues, land use, climate change, as well as the Northern Eurasia Earth Science Partnership Initiative (NEESPI) More details…
 
January 15, 2004
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January 15, 2004 - the Dictionary of Remote Sensing was published. The Dictionary was developed by the Ukrainian Land and Resource Management Center in cooperation with the leading specialists of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in the field of remote sensing of the earth More details…

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