Presentation of the nuclear emergency response system RODOS recently implemented in Ukraine (RODOS-Ukraine) was happened in The State Emergency Service of Ukraine (SESU, 30 June). Representatives of the EC and key involved organizations, including SESU, NAEC Energoatom, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and UCEWP explained the main goals and achievements of the project and answered questions of journalists.
Mark Zheleznyak, Vladimir Maderich, Ivan Kovalets, Sergey Kivva, Ievgen Ievdin, Alexey Boyko, Vladimir Koshebutsky, Alexander Mikhalsky participated in the final meeting held in Bratislava of the EU FP7 PREPARE Project on ‘Innovative and integrative tools and platforms for radioalogical emergency preparedness and post-accident response in Europe’. The project involved more than 40 European institutions; results of UCEWP team were presented in 8 reports and software demonstrations
Members of UCEWP team will make the presentation on the Fall Meeting of American Geophysical Union , (San Francisco, USA)
Ivan Kovalets presented results of UCEWP team on 'Improving decision support systems for response to nuclear and radiological accidents using experience of Chornobyl and Fukushima studies' at Third Meeting of Joint Japan-Ukraine Committee for the Cooperation to Advance Aftermath Response to Accidents at Nuclear Power Stations
Ivan Kovalets made presentation on the Work Group Meeting of the Project ‘U4.01/10G - Development of the method (strategy, technology) for the remediation activities at the former uranium facility “Pridneprovskiy Chemical Plant” Stockholm, Sweden
Kovalets I.V, Khalchenkov A.V. Concentrations in Air of Radon and PM10 Dust Emissions including Deposition Rates from all Objects
Mark Zheleznyak made presentation on the International Workshop “Regional Cooperation on Emergency Preparedness and Response in South East Asia Region, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Ivan Kovalets was invited to give lecture in China Aerodynamic Research & Development Center (CARDC) 'Development and application of CFD models for air pollution studies: overview of 20 years activities in IMMSP and UCEWP' (Mianyang, Sichuan, China, Sep 2015).
Ivan Kovalets and Alexey Boyko made presentations on the 2nd CONFERENCE of the Project EAST AVERT “Promoting Integrated Management for Water Policy and Flood Risk Prevention and Early Warning System in the upper Siret and Prut River Basins cross-border area”, Chernivtsi, Ukraine
Kovalets I., Khalchenkov A., Anulich S., Udovenko O. System of meteorological forecasting in Prut and Siret river basins
Boyko O. Kovalets I. Sorokin M. Yevdin Y. Zheleznyak M. Setup of distributed model for flood forecasting in watersheds of Prut and Siret rivers
Roman Bezhenar presented report at the 13th International Conference on the Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements, Fukuoka, Japan Bezhenar R., Jung K.-T., Maderich V., Willemsen S., de With G., Qiao F. Migration of radiocaesium from bottom sediments to fish through benthic food chain.
Vladimir Maderich presented report at the 4th China-Korea Workshop on Oceanic Monitoring and Development of Prediction System of Radionuclides for Nuclear Safety, Qingdao, China.
Maderich V. Four years after Fukushima accident: Lessons for marine environment modellers.
Members of UCEWP team presented their work at European Geophysical Union's General Assembly in Vienna:
Vladimir Maderich made the presentation at the Fall Meeting of American Geophysical Union (San Francisco, USA):Maderich V., Jung K. T., Terletska K., Brovchenko I. Incomplete similarity of internal solitary waves with trapped core
Members of UCEWP team presented their works on the development of the Hydrological Module of the RODOS System at the Workshop of the EU FP7 PREPARE Project "Extension of aquatic dispersion and consequence modeling in Decision Support Systems, on the basis of recent experiences and technological advances" Bratislava Slovak Republic
Sergey Kivva and Mark Zheleznyak made presentations at the JAEA – 2nd Cesium Workshop: meeting challenges for Fukushima recovery, Fukushima:
Kivva S., Mark Zheleznyak, Kenji Nanba. Mathematical Modeling of Radiocesium Transport through the Subsurface Environment, Rivers, Reservoirs, and Watersheds for Justification of Post-Accident Countermeasures: Experience of Post Chernobyl Studies and Testing of the Applicability to Fukushima Conditions
Ivan Kovalets participated in the Workshop of the EU FP7 ‘PREPARE’ Project on ‘Extension of atmospheric dispersion and consequence modelling in Decision Support Systems at the National Centre for Scientific Research ‘DEMOKRITOS’, Athens, Greece with the report: Kovalets I., Ievdin I., Andronopoulos S., 2014. Status of implementation of Source Inversion Module in the JRODOS
Mark Zheleznyak made presentation at the 13 South Pacific Environmental Radioactivity Association Conferences, Australia:
Konoplev A., Valentin Golosov, Sergei Kivva, Kenji Nanba, Yuichi Onda, Yoshifumi Wakiyama, Mark Zheleznyak. Gomparative Analysis of Mobility and Bioavailability of Radiocesium of Ghernobyl and Fukushima Origin in Soil-Water System
Mark Zheleznyak presented work of UCEWP team at the 3rd International Conference on Radioecology and Environmental Radioactivity (ICRER-2014) Barcelona, Spain:
Mark Zheleznyak and Andriy Demydenko participated in the Workshop “Managing Nitrogen and Phosphorus Loads to Water Bodies:
Characterisation and solutions, Towards Macro-Regional Integrated Nutrient Management”, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Ispra with the report:
Demydenko A., Zheleznyak M. Nitrogen and phosphorus monitoring and modelling in Ukraine
Vladimir Maderich and Igor Brovchenko presented their work at the 3rd China-Korea Workshop on Oceanic Monitoring and Development of Prediction System of Radionuclides for Nuclear Safety Qingdao, China:
Brovchenko I., Maderich V., Jung K. Multifractional model of transport of mixture of cohesive/non-cohesive sediments in the Yellow Sea
Members of UCEWP team presented their work at the European Geophysical Union's General Assembly in Vienna:
Mark Zheleznyak presented achievements of UCEWP in the field of flood forecasting at the Workshop on EC Joint Operational Programme EAST AVERT, Romania-Ukraine-Republic of Moldova: Flood Forecasting in Prut and Siret River Basins Chi?inau, Republic of Moldova
Andriy Demydenko presented joint work of UCEWP and Institute of Water Reseourse (USA) at the Fourth meeting of Joint US-Ukraine Working
Spyros Andronopoulos from NCSR “Demokritos” (Greece) presented work performed in collaboration with UCEWP at the Euratom NERIS-TP dissemination Workshop on “Preparedness for Nuclear and Radiological Emergency Response and Recovery”, Oslo (Norway): Andronopoulos S., Kovalets I., Ievdin Y., Anulich S. Trybushnyi D. Operation of Decision Support Systems for Nuclear Emergencies based on freely available meteorological data–New functionalities developed in the NERIS?TP project
|M. Zheleznyak made presentation on International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software, Barcelona:|
Kivva S., Zheleznyak M. "Modelling of the Risks of the Sidoarjo Mud Flow, Indonesia."
|The company specializing in the offshore applied software development "Compitum Soft" is established on the basis of the Software Development Department of UCEWP.|
|V. Maderich made presentation on Annual Meeting of Korean Oceanographic Society, Jeju, Korea|
I. Brovchenko, V. Maderich, K. Terletska. "Application of 3D Lagrangian multi-size sediment transport model to the coastal ocean problems."
I. Brovchenko, V. Maderych, K. Terletska, B.H. Choi. "Non-hydrostatic models and their applications to the coastal ocean."
T. Talipova, E. Pelinovsky, I. Brovchenko, K. Terletska, V. Maderych, B.H. Choi. "Transformation of interfacial solitary wave on the step."
|D.Treebushny made the presentation on the Assembly of European Geophysical Union, Vienna:|
Ievdin I., Treebushny D., Raskob W., Zheleznyak M. Development of the re-engineered European decision support system for off-site nuclear and radiological emergencies . JRODOS. Application to air pollution transport modeling.
|I. Ievdin, D. Treebushny and M. Zheleznyak presented new release of Java Rodos and Demo version of Hydrological Dispersion Module of RODOS for Danube basin on Rodos User Group Meeting in Dubrovnik, Croatia.|
UCEWP (on behalf of Global Water Partnership) organized the Second National Policy Dialogue meeting on Integrated Water Resources Management in Ukraine.
|UCEWP won the tender of the Zakarpatsky Hydrometcenter on the improvement of flood forecasting system for Uzh and Latoritsa river basins in the frame of the INTERREG MOSES Project .|
|A. Demydenko is involved in the development of methodology of Strategic Environmental Assessment of regional Development Strategies in Ukraine with Crimean Regional Development Strategy as a case study.|
|V. Maderich made presentation on Fall Meeting AGU, 8-14 December 2007 in San-Francisco:|
Maderych V., Brovchenko I., Fenical S., Nikishov V., Terletska K. Development and application of non-hydrostatic model to the coastal engineering problems.
|Within the framework of the UNDP/GEF project "National Capacity Self-Assessment for Global Environment Management in Ukraine" the document was issued "National Environmental Policy of Ukraine: assessment and development strategy", in which the chapter "Ukraine.s International Integration in the Sphere of Environmental Protection" was prepared with the input of Andriy Demydenko.|
|M. Bruijs made presentation on The Second Thermal Ecology and Regulation Workshop. October 2 . 3, 2007. Denver, USA:|
R. Bezhenar, I. Brovchenko, R. Heling, H. Jenner, V. Koshebutskyy, A. Kuschan, V. Maderich, K. Terletska, M. Bruijs "Application of 3D numerical model THREETOX for the prediction of cooling water transport and mixing".
|UCEWP started the projects on the detailed 3D modeling of the impacts of Hydro Accumulation Power Plant on the thermohydrodynamics of Tashlyk reservoir on the contract with South Ukrainian Nuclear Power Plant.|
|M.Zheleznyak as a member of the official Ukrainian delegation has participated in the meeting on ESPO Convention (Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in a Transboundary Context) "Danube-Black Sea Deep Water Navigation Canal in the Ukrainian Sector of the Danube Delta."|
|Four presentations have been made on European Geoscience Union General Assembly 2007 in Vienna, 15-20 April:|
Treebushny D. Breeds of the Reduced Rank Square Root Kalman filter: regression analysis framework as a source of inspiration.
Bezhenar, R. Brovchenko I., Heling, R. Jenner H., Kuschan A., Koshebutskyy V., Maderich V., TerletskÁ K. Application of 3D numerical model THREETOX to the prediction of cooling water.
Brovchenko I., Gorodetska N., Hutter K., MaderichV., Nikishov V., Terletska K. Laboratory and numerical study of interaction of large amplitude internal solitary waves with local obstacle, narrows and steep slopes.
Brovchenko I., Koshebutskyy V., Maderich V., Terletska K. Application of 3D Lagrangian multi-size sediment transport model to the simulation of dense water cascading due to winter shelf convection and turbidity.
|Oleksiy Prymachenko, Ivan Kovalets and Mark Zheleznyak have presented on the Management Committee of Euranos Project, the concept and pilot results of the re-engineering of the RODOS system on the basis of Java technologies, that has been supported by MC for further developments.|
|The book is published: Chernobyl - What Have We Learned? The Successes and Failures to Mitigate Water Contamination Over 20 Years / Onishi, Yasuo; Voitsekhovich, Oleg V.; Zheleznyak, Mark J. (Eds.) Springer, 2007, X, 289 p., ISBN: 978-1-4020-5348-1|
|Igor Brovchenko and Roman Bezhenar participated in XXVI International School of Hydraulics, 19-22 September,2006. Goniadz, Poland and presented the papers;|
Brovchenko I., Kanarska J., Maderich V., Terletska K. 3D non-hydrostatic modeling of bottom stability under impact of the turbulent ship propeller jet.
Bezhenar R. Numerical solution of two-dimensional advection equation on curvilinear grid using TVD-schemes.
|The results of the researches made in the frame of CRDF project are presented on XXX International Coastal Engineering Conference, San Diego, CA|
Fenical S., Kolomiets P., Kivva S., Zheleznyak M. Numerical modeling of passing vessel wakes impact on Berthed Vessels and Coast (presented by Pavlo Kolomiets)
Zheleznyak M., Khomitsky V., Kivva S., Demchenko R., Kolomiets P., Shepeleva T., Shepsis V. Laboratory and Numerical Studies of Waves, Currents and Sediment Transport at the Deepwater Navigation Channel in the "Bystroe" Arm of the Danube Delta (presented by Mark Zheleznyak)
Maderich V., Kanarska Yu., Fenical S., Terletska K., Brovchenko I. 3D Non-Hydrostatic Modeling of Bottom and Bank Stability Subjected by Ship Propeller Jets (presented by Igor Brovchenko)
|UCEWP staff members start involvement into the second stage of the R&D project between Cybernetics Center of National Academy of Science and Intel Corp in the field of Machine Learning - first R&D project of Intel Corp in Ukraine|
|November 2005 - August 2006|
|Set of 5 meetings in Vienna, Prague, Karslruhe with the participation of M.Zheleznyak, G.Donchyts, A.Primachenko, D.Treebuhny, I.Chorny on the UCEWP involvement in the software reengineering of EC decision support system on offsite emergency management - RODOS in the frame of EC 6FP project EURANOS. First release of reengineered demo version of Hydrological Dispersion Module "Vurtual Danube" issued at 26 August.|
|Alex Bojko made presentation on Tissa flood forecasting modeling on XXIII Conference of the Danubian Countries on the Hydrological Forecasting and Hydrological Bases of Water Management, Belgrade, Republic of Serbia|
|Young researchers Anatoly Kuschan and Oleg Udovenko has participated in the ACCENT - CMAS Training Workshop on Air Quality Modeling, Sofia, Bulgaria for implementation of the US EPA Models-3 Air Quality Modeling system (WRF-CMAQ-SMOKE) in Sofia, Bulgaria|
UCEWP's weather forecasting portal www.meteoprog.ua continue to be one of the most popular Ukrainian web resources
|UCEWP completed joint project with NRG (Netherlands) "Modelling of cooling water dispersion in NUON -ROTTERDAM area".|
|Dr. I. Brovchenko made presentation on the 6th Euromech Fluid Mechanics Conference (Stockholm, June 26.30, 2006)|
Brovchenko, S.Fenical, Yu. Kanarska, V. Maderich, K. Terletska "3D RANS Modeling of Bottom and Bank Stability Subjected by Ship Propeller Jets"
|In the frame of the joint project with MRCB and AWE, Malaysia and NIRAS, Denmark it was finalized and presented by Mark Zheleznyak on the meeting on Tioman Island the "Coastal Hydraulics and Water Quality Modelling" part of the modeling based Detailed Environmental Impact Assessment "Beach Rehabilitation Project at Teluk Tekek, Pulau Tioman"|
|Dr. Mark Zheleznyak , Director on R&D, has received Presidential Award "For Merits" for the studies on mitigation of the consequences of the Chernobyl accident|
|Three presentation of young scientists on EGU 2006 Assembly:|
EGU06-A-07964; HS47-1WE3P-0396; Poster Area: Hall A
Boyko, O.; Treebushny, D.
Application of a physically-based distributed rainfall-runoff model TOPKAPI-IMMSP to gauged and ungauged mountainous catchments of Transcarpathean region, Ukraine
EGU06-A-09442; NP5.02-1TU3P-0227; Poster Area: Hall A
Statistical vs. stochastic orthogonality and the Ensemble Kalman filter
EGU06-A-09578; HS38-1FR3P-0193; Poster Area: Hall A
Donchyts, G.; Shlyahtun, N.; Treebushny, D.; Primachenko, A.; Zheleznyak, M.
The architecture and prototype implementation of the Model Environment system.
|In February 2006, UCEWP was designated as a focal point of National Water Partnership, a member of Global Water Partnership, which represent a neutral platform for facilitating of National Policy Dialogue on implementation of Integrated Water Resources Management and Millineum Development Goals.|
|Congratulations to young researcher UCEWP|
I. Brovchenko defended PhD dissertation "Numerical modeling of oil spills propagation in near-shore zones of seas and inland waters"
|UCEWP completed joint project with NRG (Netherlands) "Modelling of discharges of cooling water in the Beerkanaal. A 3D model evaluation of cooling water discharges from the ENECO power plant into the harbour (Rotterdam)"|
|UCEWP completed joint project with NRG (Netherlands) "Cooling water in Lake Ijsselmeer. 3D model evaluation of cooling water discharges from the FLEVO power plant (Electrabel) into the lake"|
|US Civilian Research and Development Foundation (CRDF) in frame of Next Steps to Market Program awarded UCEWP the grant for the project "Software system to simulate coastal erosion and sediment transport under joint effects of waves and currents".|
|UCEWP started the project "Generic Model Simulations (GMS) of spreading of marine pollutants in the Arctic environment during the 21st Century" awarded by European Commission in frame of FP6/SSA program|
|UCEWP completed joint project with NRG (Netherlands) "Cooling Water BASF, Antwerp. Model evaluation of the thermal impact of cooling water on the harbour"|
|June 2005 - September 2005|
|Young researcher from UCEWP team Dimitri Treebushny participated the Young Scientist Summer Program YSSP-2005 at the International Institute of Applied System Analysis (IIASA) with the summer project "Modeling framework for analysis of flood risks Upper Tisza river region (Ukraine)."|
|Dr. V. Maderich and Dr. E.Terletska made 3 presentations on General Assembly of European Geophysical Union, Vienna, Austria, 24 - 29 April 2005|
|Gennadiy Donchyts was awarded by EURATOM fellowship of EC (grant for young scientists from third countries) for studies in Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Germany. The topic of study is "Enhancement of the complete hydrological models chain for operational use in the RODOS software environment".|
Dr. Ivan Kovalets has received the same EC award for studies in Research Center "Demokritos", Athens, Greece.
|UCEWP has started the project with AWE, Malaysia on the coastal protection modeling for Tioman Island, Malaysia - one of the world most beautiful tropical island|
|UCEWP has participated in AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco. 4 presentations were done by I.Brovchenko, Yu. Kanarska, V.Maderich and M.Zheleznyak|
|Dr. Mark Zheleznyak, Director UCEWP on R&D, was awarded by the State Prize of Ukraine in Science and Technology 2004, for the researches 1986-2004 "Comprehensive study of environmental consequences of Chernobyl accident and decision support for the countermeasures" together with Prof.G.Bogdanov ( National Agriculture University), Dr.G.Bondarenko ( Institute of Environmental Geochemistry NASU), Prof. L.Frantsevich ( In-t of Zoology NASU), Prof.D.Grodzinsky ( Institute of Cell Biology and Genetic Engineering NASU), Dr.V.Kashparov and Prof. B.Prister ( Institute of Agricultural Radioecology), Prof. I.Likhtarev ( Institute of Radiation Medicine) and Dr. O.Voitsekhovich ( Ukrainian Hydrometeorological Institute)|
|European Commission in frame of FP6/SSA awarded UCEWP the grant for the project "Generic Model Simulations (GMS) of spreading of marine pollutants in the Arctic environment during the 21st Century".|
|1st General Assembly of European Geosciences Union (Nice, France, 25 - 30 April 2004)
|EGU - 1st General Assembly, EGU04-A-01049, Donchyts, G. "Development of a Decisions Support System for River Water Protection Measures in a Case of Accidental Pollution."|
|Gennady Donchits was invited to participate in the Joined Panel of
Experts of the HarmonIT project. |
HarmonIT (http://www.harmonit.org), is a research project funded by the European Commission aiming at the development and implementation of a European Open Modelling Interface and Environment (OpenMI) that will simplify the linking of hydrology related models.
|The project proposal "The Nordic Seas in the global climate system" prepared by the international team, including UCEWP scientists, is awarded by the INTAS Open Call-2003 grant.|
|The project proposal "Strongly nonlinear internal waves in lakes: generation, transformation and meromixis", prepared by the international team, including UCEWP scientists, is awarded by the INTAS Open Call-2003 grant.|
New version of the web portal www.meteoprog.com.ua is issued, presenting under new design weather forecasts for the Ukrainian territory for 7 days.
|US Civilian Research and Development Foundation (CRDF) in frame of First Steps to Market Program awarded UCEWP the grant for the project "Software system to simulate coastal erosion and sediment transport under joint effects of waves and currents".|
|International Symposium "Off-site Nuclear Emergency Management: Capabilities and Challenges" , Salzburg, Austria, 29 September - 3 October 2003:
|Int. Conf. Oil Spills, Oil Pollution and Remediation, Bogazici Univ.,
Brovchenko I., Kuschan A., Maderich V., Shliakhtun M., Koshebutsky V., Zheleznyak M. Model for oil spill simulation in the Black Sea.
UCEWP has started work as a sub-contractor of Arcadis Euroconsult, NL on the TACIS project "Flood Risk Assessment and Management in Zakarpatska Oblast, Ukraine", EuropeAid/114229/C/SV/UA
IAHR (International Association of Hydraulic Research) Congress. August 2003, Thessaloniki,
Kanarska Y. Maderich V. A non-hydrostatic numerical modeling exchange flows.
|UCEWP experts were granted by the R&D project of STCU "Integrated system for hazardous flood modelling and risks reduction: case study for Tisza (Ukraine), Riony (Georgia) rivers" in collaboration with IMMSP, Institute of Cybernetics, Kiev; Tbilisi University.|
|Second MIT Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics. Cambridge,
MA, USA. Presented paper Kanarska Y. A three-dimensional non-hydrostatic
numerical model of free-surface stratified flows. |
International Conference Computational Science - ICCS 2003, St.Petersburg, June 2-4, 2003.
|Joint Assembly of European Geophysical Society, American Geophysical Union and European Union of Geosciences. Nice, France |
Seven papers are presented:
|We start new Internet project - Meteoprog.com.ua - web portal for numerical weather forecasting for Ukrainian territory. The website is working now in Russian and Ukrainian. The English version of the website coming soon.|
|3rd European GOOS Conference, 3-6 December 2002 Athens, Greece|
|11th Biennial Conference on Physics of Estuaries and Coastal Seas (PECS), 17-20 September 2002, Hamburg, Germany|
Three papers are presented:
|Success of young scientists|
Two our researchers - Yaroslav Sorokin in the Forschungszentrum Karsruhe (FZK), Germany and Dmitry Trebushny in DHI Water&Environment, Denmark have finished successfully 6-months works under the grants for young scientist from 3-rd countries of EC 5-th Framework R&D Programme.
Gennady Donchits since July till December 2002 will continue fellowship research in FZK. In September 2002 Alexej Primachenko will start 6-month fellowship in FZK and of Dr.Ivan Kovalets in NCSR "Demokritos", Greece in the frame of the same EC Programme.
Yuliya Kanarska won Young Scientist Fellowship grant of EC INTAS Programme.
|International Conference 'Hydroinformatics 2002" 1-5 July 2002, Cardiff, UK|
Two papers are presented:
|As a part of the subcontractual work in the project "Chernobyl New Safe Confinement Conceptual Design Environmental Impact Assessment" Dr. Mark Zhelznyak has started visit till end of September 2002 to Pacific Northwest Laboratories- Battelle , Richland, WA, USA.|
|As subcontractor of Danish Company "Water Consult" UCEWP starts modelling work to simulate water quality in Danga Bay, Malaysia - our first Asian project.|