On 26 August 2013, Ukraine and Japan agreed to launch a joint satellite project with the aim of monitoring the regions surrounding Chernobyl and Fukushima, sites of the world's greatest nuclear disasters.
Over the period March 22-24, 2013, northern and western regions of Ukraine experienced a snowfall equal to the monthly norm. The amount of snow and rising temperatures significantly increased the risk of potential floods. The state of
On March 4th, 2013 experts of the UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office in Ukraine took part in the regional workshop “Wild fires in Eastern Europe: science, politics and management” and the official opening of the Regional Eastern Europe Fire Monitoring Center (REEFMS) at the National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine. Prof. N. Kussul and Dr. S.
The 3rd Ukrainian Conference GEO-UA will be held in Evpatoria (Crimea, Ukraine) on September 3-7, 2012. The Conference is organized by the State Space Agency of Ukraine, the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and by the Space Research Institute of NASU-NSAU, UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office (RSO) in Ukraine.
UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office (RSO) in Ukraine, the Space Research Institute NASU-NSAU, has elaborated an operational forecast of the winter wheat yield in Ukraine for 2012 using Earth ObservationData.
(...) "The peak of highest danger may start from the last ten days of March, but this doesn't mean that we should wait until then - we have to work in order to minimize those problems which we may face," Turchynov said.
At the same time, according to Turchynov, two weeks were assigned to conduct relevant checks on preparations for flooding in Ukraine "at the Housing and Communal Services Ministry, the Emergencies Ministry, the state committee for water resources, as well as the agencies of local government and populated areas."
Chance of failing pit dam now imminent. The territory of the town of Kalush and villages of Kropyvnyk and Sivka-Kaluska in Kalush district of Ivano-Frankivsk region were declared an “ecological catastrophe zone” for a period of 90 days by Presidential decree, and was backed by Parliament. In compliance with the President Yuschenko's decree, the Cabinet of Ministers is urged to immediately evacuate people from this area.