From 6 to 18th of November 2022, Sharm El Sheikh helds the leading world event devoted to climate change — the 27th UN Climate Change Conference of Parties (СОР27). This year for the first time, Ukraine has its own Pavilion.
Today, this Pavilion will help the panel “International climatic studies at Vernadsky station, Antarctica”, organized by the National Antarctic Scientific Center, Ukraine. The panel will present International Initiative for the Year of Polar Prediction in the Southern Hemisphere. The participants will discuss the possibility of studying future climate and impact study in the Arctic and Antarctic (EU Horizon-2020 PolarRES project) and how polar climatology benefits from Open Data Approach (ERASMUS+ project OPTIMA).
You’ll know about:
- correlation between air temperature and thunderstorm activity in Africa based on long-term investigations of global lightning activity in Antarctica, Arctica, and Ukraine,
- about geospace weather research,
- about the impact of the ozone hole on the planet,
- why the longest in Antarctica precipitation isotope measurements important and
- how Antarctic flora and fauna adapt to climate change.
The panel will include an online presentation from the Ukrainian Antarctic station “Vernadsky” and a virtual excursion as well as information about the potential of the Ukrainian research vessel “Noosfera” for future climatic studies in the Southern Ocean.
The working language is English.
Welcome to join virtually.
When? 10 November 2022, 16:00 – 18:00
Where? YouTube channel of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources of Ukraine
or Ukraine’s site at COP27