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Nizhny Novgorod State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform
Information
  • Submitted by: Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI)
  • Topic: Education
  • Keywords: education
  • Location: Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
  • Date of completion: 2015
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Deliverables & Resources
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  • This voluntary initiative came from Higher Education Sustainability Initiative
Dean
Signatory/Dean
Evgeny Koposov- Rector
Nizhny Novgorod State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Partner(s)

Nizhny Novgorod State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Description/achievement of initiative

Sustainable development projects

of UNESCO Chair of Nizhny Novgorod State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering

«Sustainable development of a big region – the Volga river basin»

Projects and directions of scientific research conducted by scientific-pedagogical school «Ecological safety of regions»

(Head of the School: UNESCO Chairholder, doctor of technical sciences, Professor Koposov E.V.):

• Study and impact assessment of plain reservoirs for sustainability of the development of urbanized territories

• The development of the concept of geo-ecological safety of big cities in Volga Caspian region including the assessment of their vulnerability to dangerous engineering – geological processes

• Detection and broadcasting of natural and anthropogenic disasters, mathematical modeling of river – flood development and hydrodynamic accidents at hydroelectric complexes for the detection of areas flooded

• Study of the complex of nature and social problems arising in conditions of changing of the climate in Volga – Caspian basin

• The development of the methodological basis for creation of complex systems of water consumption by food and light industry enterprises

• The development of the scientific basis and technologies of protection of the urbanized territories from nature and anthropogenic disasters and negative effects

• The development of methods of risk assessment of dangerous slide erosion and karst events at the urbanized territories

• Study of dynamics of karst and ravine systems at the urbanized territories with the help of the elements of fractal analysis

• The assessment of influence of urban territories for the state of ravine surface sources of water supply

• The development of methodology of complex functional and sustainable development of biosphere reserves territories and nature safety complexes in conditions of technogenesis

Implementation methodologies

Projects and directions of scientific research conducted by scientific-pedagogical school «Ecological safety of regions»
(Head of the School: UNESCO Chairholder, doctor of technical sciences, Professor Koposov E.V.):

Projects and directions of scientific research conducted by scientific-pedagogical school «Revival and preservation of cultural and historical heritage in the basins of great rivers» (Head of the School: UNESCO Chairholder, doctor of technical sciences, Professor Koposov E.V., Professor of UNESCO Chair, Vinogradova T.P.):

• Study, preservation and promotion of architectural heritage of multicultural regions of Russia

• Intercultural communications «Russia in a single European space»

• Study of the history of Nizhny Novgorod and Nizhny Novgorod region culture

• Civil engineering as a phenomena of culture and civilization

• Urban planning reconstruction of the territories of the historic settlements

• Monitoring of the objects of historiy and cultural heritage basing on the geoinformation technologies

• Study of the processes of formation and dynamics of the structure of a modern city by means of fractal modeling

Deliverables
Deliverable Date
Project: «Sustainable development of a big region the Volga river basin» 2015
Project: «Revival and preservation of cultural and historical heritage in the basins of great rivers» 2015
Project: «Ecological safety of regions» 2015
Resources
Type Details
Staff / Technical expertise Expertise of students and staff concerning sustainable development
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