Lomonosov 2019

International scientific conference of students and young scientists "Lomonosov"

Москва, Россия
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Geography Comission

Geography Comission        

           We invite school students, students of high school, PhD students and young scientists to exchange and communicate on geography and environmental science.

Following sessions are organized:

        1. Ecosystems, resources, man induced systems, environment and sustainable development. Landscape  evolution:
·        The study of natural factors of development of the geographical environment
·        Study of landscapes and landscape components in protected natural areas
·        Biodiversity, soil and  landscape diversity
·        Supply of natural resources
·        The evolution of natural geosystems. Paleogeographic studies
·        Geochemistry of natural landscapes
·        Ecosystem characteristics
·        Environmental protection and conservation
·        Ecosystem services

2.Dynamics and interactions between hydrosphere, atmosphere, lithosphere and cryosphere:
·        Earth’s climate system changes and its impacts on processes in the hydrosphere, atmosphere, lithosphere and cryosphere
·        Study and modeling of natural hazards: geomorphic and cryogenic processes, extreme hydro and meteorological events)
·        Dynamics of ice sheet, mountain glaciation and permafrost
·        Geomorphic processes and global environmental change
·        Geomorphic processes and long term landscape evolution

Human-induced environmental change. Land use, ecological risks and safety:

·        Environmental impact assessment and assessment
·        Human activity impact assessment
·        Environmental constraints and limits
·        Environmental impact statement and basis of human activities
·        Land use and industry adaptation to environment
·        Man induced and complex systems
·        Man made relief
·        Reclamation and restoration
·        Urban and rural ecological infrastructure
·        Environmental comfort and morbidity
·        Environmentally appropriate technologies
·        Ecological risks and safety
·        Processes of greening and humanization
·        Environmental policy
·        Climate change impact on human activity (i.e. heritage sites, food security, indigenous peoples, human health etc.) 

4. Economic geography and regional development. Environmental management:
·        Spatial distribution of economic industries, geography of services sector
·       Production networks
·       Tourism and regional development
·       Economic sustainability of regions
·       Globalization and developing regions, emerging economies
·       Uneven of regional development
·       Resource management
·       Labor resources
·       Spatial division of labour
·       Population change
·       Settlements networks and systems
·       Urban studies
·       Environmental and economic aspects of environmental management
·       National inventories of natural resources
·       Technological change and innovation geography
·       Geography of investments 

5. Human geography. Regional Geography:
·        Cultural geography and cultural landscape
·        Ethno-geography and confessional geography
·        Mental and cognitive geography
·        Gender geography
·        Geography of inequality
·        Geography of migrations. Social and spatial mobility in the modern world
·        Electoral geography
·        Geopolitics and geostrategy
·        Regions and regionalism
·        Geoconflictology
·        Limology
·        Territorial differentiation of political phenomena and processes
·        Countries and areas: territorial organization
·        Urban geography and urban studies
·        Geography of rural areas
·        Virtual geography and connections between physical and digital spaces 

6. New research methods and technologies in geography:
·        Web cartography
·        Geographic Information System Mapping
·        Map design
·        GIS for natural and man-induced systems management
·        Аerospace methods in geography
·        Cartography and GIS education
·        Internet cartography and  electronic atlases
·        Remote sensing in environmental researches
·        Spatial analysis
·        Modeling in geography
·        Forecast methods
·        Statistics in geography
·        Dating methods 

7. School geographical studies:
·        Heritage sites in school geography
·        Area study as educational and scientific work in school
·        Field researches
·        Teaching method based on project-based learning

Deadline - 25 February.    

Please, take notice:

1. Apart from session "School geograhy studies" only INDIVIDUAL abstracts are permitted to submission.

    2. Organizing Team and Expert Committee will not consider abstracts submitted by the group of authors and sent by e-mail.     

                       Presentations of participants:
      1. school students and bachelors -presentation and message (up to 7 minutes);
      2. masters, undergraduates, postgraduates and young scientists: a poster and a message up to 3 minutes (the format of the poster is A1 vertical). The poster should reflect the results of the study.

Requirements for abstracts - ABSTRACTS

Organizing Team:

Assistant Prof. Sergey Sokratov - Deputy Dean for Research of Faculty of Geography, Ph.D. in Geography (chair).

Assistant Prof. Andrey Ivanov - Deputy Dean for Students' Research of Faculty of Geography, Ph.D. in Geography (vice chair).

Svetlana Pligina  - Head of Department of Scientific and Research work management (coordinator).

Liudmila Zaytseva - Senior Specialist of Department of Scientific and Research work management.

Valentina Toporina - Research Scientist of Environmental Management Department, Ph.D. in Geography (secretary).

      Expert Committee:

Prof. Vyacheslav Baburin - 
Head of Department of Economic and Social Geography of Russia, Chair of Commitee of Scientific and Research work, Doctor of Geography.

Assistant Prof. Nina Alexeeva - Acting Head of Deapartment of Global Physical Geography, PhD. in Geography.

Prof. Andrey Bredikhin - Head of Department of Geomorphology and Paleogeography, Doctor of Geography.

Prof. Alexandr Gennadiev - Deputy Head of Department of Landscape Geochemistry and Soil Geography, Doctor of Geography.

Prof. Kirill Dyakonov - Head of Department of Physical Geography and Landscape Science, Corresponding Member of Russian Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Geography.

Prof. Alexandr Kislov - Head of Department of Meteorology and Climatology, Doctor of Geography.

Prof. Vyacheslav Konishchev - Head of Department of Cryolithology and Glaciology, Doctor of Geography.

Prof. Victor Kruzhalin - Head of Department of Recreational Geography and Tourism, Doctor of Geography.

Prof. Andrey Lukashov - Geomorphology and Paleogeography, Doctor of Geography.

Prof. Irina Lourie - Head of Department of Cartography and Geoinformatics, Doctor of Geography.

 Prof. Svetlana Malkhazova - Head of Department of Biogeography, Doctor of Biology.

Assisstant Prof. Aleksey Naumov - Head of Department of Social and Economic Geography of Foreign Countries, Doctor of Geography.

Prof. Mikhail Slipenchuck - Head of Department of Environmental Management, Doctor of Economics.

Dr. Nikolay Sluka - Leading Associate Researcher of Department of Geography of World Economy.

Assistant Prof.  Nataliya Frolova - Department of Land Hydrology, Doctor of Geography.

Prof. Roman Chalov - Department of Land Hydrology, Doctor of Geography.

Alexandr Shnyparkov - Leading Associate Researcher of Research Laboratory of Snow Avalanches and Debris Flows, Ph.D. in Geography.

Dr. Tamara Yanina - Head of Research Laboratory of Recent sediments and pleistocene paleogeography.              

    Please contact the Organizing Team: 119991, Russian Federation, Moscow, GSP-1, Leninskie gory, Faculty of Geography, Room 1825.    Tel.: +7(495) 939-39-92, +7 (495)939-21-53.

      Secretary - Valentina Toporina - valya-geo@yandex.ru.