On August 17-21, the Conference of the International Geographical Union "Geography, Culture and Society for Our Future Earth" will take place at the Lomonosov Moscow State University. Over 2000 specialists are expected to participate in it. Among registered participants more than 60% are foreign experts. About 200 participants from India, over 160 from China, more than 60 from Brazil, Canada and the United States are expected, with a little less from Germany. In all, representatives of 80 world countries are planning to visit this event.
On May 9 in Moscow the Victory Parade, dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Great Patriotic War, was held. This year it was attended by more than 15 thousand soldiers, 194 armored vehicles and 143 units of flight technics.
At the beginning of May 2015 the water inflow into the Novosibirsk water reservoir (the Ob Sea) sharply increased, which caused a need in a phased increase in water discharge to ensure smooth and trouble-free operation of the Novosibirsk hydraulic power plant. Forced discharge led to the strongest since 1969 flash flood. According to Upper Ob Basin Water Administration this is the second most affluent flood peak over the entire observation period. More than 26 dacha and garden communities were endangered – over 4500 land plots.
Head of the Laboratory of technologies and interpretation techniques of “SCANEX” Dmitry Dobrynin participated in the Pan-Arctic Marine Protected Area Network meeting, which was held from April 27 to May 4, 2015 in Zeist (the Netherlands). He demonstrated the capabilities of the ScanEx Image Processor® software by SCANEX in the analysis of many years dynamics of sea ice.
Trilateral meeting of representatives of “SCANEX” Group of Companies, Yandex and Airbus Defence & Space was held in Toulouse, France. The most important details of current projects and prospects for further cooperation were discussed during the visit.