Joint European Project of Technical Assistance of Commission of European Communities (TEMPUS/TASIS) "Development of Integrated Coastal Management Training and Education"
On the page "Publications/Textbooks" the information about new textbooks "Coastal Zone Economics", "Coastal Law" and "Integrated Coastal Management Planning Strategies" is added.
August 2002, from 7 till 18, the annual Baltic Floating University Cruise was held onboard the RV "Sibiriakov". The scientific team included research staff, undergraduates and Ph.D. students from RSHU (Russia), University of Plymouth (United Kingdom), Cadiz University (Spain) and Aveiro University (Portugal). For students training was provided in the area of making observations, analysing hydrological, hydrochemical and hydrobiological data, considering problems of ecological safety and protection of the ocean. Lectures given onboard covered different subjects of oceanography. The cruise created a unique opportunity for exchange of ideas between the young scientists of different nations and unforgettable atmosphere of friendship. See a Short Cruise Programme, List of Participants and some pictures from the Cruise.
August 7, the group of students-managers of the RSHU oceanological faculty were back to St. Petersburg from the education training in the University of Cadiz (Spain).
17-21 June the EU COMET - UNESCO Workshop on TEMPUS/Tacis Joint European Project and UNESCO/UNITWIN Network on Wise Coastal Practices took part in RSHU. The Programme of Workshop.
June 17-18 the defence of the Degree Projects of the first students, learning on a speciality "Manager of organization" was held. The photos from the defence are placed at Photo section.
May 25-27 conducted the first trial video-conference between UCA (Cadiz, Spain) and RSHU (St. Petersburg, Russia) on a network the Internet prepared by Center of New Information Technologies of RSHU (manager Sergey Vinogradov). May 27 in news have shared: on the part of St. Petersburg - administration of RSHU, introduced rector of RSHU Lev Karlin, pro-rectors of RSHU Vladimir Sakovitch and Vladimir Vorobyev, on the part of Cadiz - participants of a working occurring under the project. During a video-conference both parties were interchanged by judgments on laying ahead summer Cruise on a hydrographic RV «SIBIRYAKOV».
May 22-29 for participation in a scheduled joint occurring, the University of Cadiz was visited by group of the RSHU teachers (Plink Nikolai, Gogoberidze George, Eremina Tatiana) and post-graduate student of ICZM Department Tyuryakov Svyatoslav. Progamme and participants of vizit.
May 8, 2002, the group of the Russian students of RSHU Oceanological faculty by ICZM specialization (15 persons) arrived to University of Cadiz (Spain) for 3-mounths intensive including training in frame of TEMPUS\TACIC Project activities. Goals of visit and list of participants.
April... Open a Web Site dedicated the Project.
April 9. A beginning of occupations on an optional course "Ecology of the Baltic Sea". A place of the first occupation - 2nd RSHU building, r. 325 (dep. ICZM, Educational Cabinet RBC RSHU-UNESCO). A beginning of occupation - 18.15. The teachers - senior lecturer of dep. Fishery Oceanology and Nature Water Protection Mikhail Shilin, senior lecturer of dep. ICZM George Gogoberidze. During occupations the review of film "Baltic Sea Environment" (on English) will held.
Main events of Project:
January Discussion of the schedule and budget for the second year of Project, University of Cadiz.
December Conference on preparation, discussion and acceptance of the report for the second year of design complete. Acceptance of the basic documents for performance in UNESCO with the proposal on organization within the framework of the program UNITWIN of a university network consisting of Universities, participants of the project EU-COMET, University Bologna (Italy), University of Latvia.
September Actuation of four disciplines of a specialization of a ICZM jointly prepared within the framework of design complete EU-COMET, in educational process of RSHU as mandatory disciplines of a specialization.
August 4 students of University of Cadiz and 4 students of University of Aveiro have shared in Cruise to the Baltic Sea on a research vessel "SIBIRYAKOV". 2 students of University of Cadiz and 2 students of University of Aveiro, prepared for fulfillment of researches with usage of underwater means of observations, have shared in Cruise of a sail catamaran "Centaurus-2" in a coastal zone of eastern part of the Gulf of Finland.
May-July 15 RSHU students are trained at University of Cadiz, the students of the second year are trained together with the Spanish students under the program of Faculty of Marine Sciences of University of Cadiz and receive appropriate to the rules of University of Cadiz certification for three educational disciplines. The students sharing in the project for the first time pass a special intensive course of training to the Spanish language.
May Conference on control of the project, preliminary discussion of a capability of creation on the basis of project EU-COMET of a network of interuniversity cooperation within the framework of the program of UNESCO UNITWIN including of representatives of University of Bologna (Italy) and Valparaiso (Chile).
May Training five teachers of RSHU at University of Cadiz for preparation of the contents and methodical maintenance of following two disciplines of specializations: "Methods of Strategic Planning in ICZM " and "Coastal Zone Policy".
February Discussion of the schedule and budget for the second year of Project, University of Aveiro.
December Preparation, discussion and acceptance of the report for the first year of Project (University of Cadiz).
October Training of four teachers of RSHU at University of Aveiro for preparation of the contents and methodical maintenance of two disciplines of specializations: "Coastal Laws" and "Economics of Coastal Zone".
September The joint report on the concept, problems and first outcomes of Project on International conference "Integrated Coastal Zone Management and its integration with marine sciences", St.-Petersburg. An occurring of Administrations of University of Cadiz and RSHU for discussion of the first experience of Project and development of other directions of cooperation.
August 8 students of University of Cadiz and 2 students of University of Aveiro have shared in Cruise to the Baltic Sea on a research vessel "SIBIRYAKOV".
May-July 10 RSHU students have passed intensive courses of training to the Spanish language at University of Cadiz.
May Conference on mining the educational schedule and programs of basic disciplines of specializations (University of Cadiz).
February Organizational conference at university-coordinator (University of Cadiz), acceptance of the schedule of activity and budget of the project for 2000.