Climate change and water change in the Baltic Sea Region: Drivers and Perspectives.

In the 2nd session of the seminar series "Space Bridges 2.0", we focus on climate change and its impacts on the freshwater in the Baltic Sea Region. We discuss the drivers and different perspectives on how the water is changing.

Belarusian village by the River Pripyat
Belarusian village by the river Pripyat. Photo: Nick Herasimenka on Unsplash

For the session we invited severaI expers who share their research regarding water and climate change. 


Quick information

BSU coat of armsDate and time: 18 February 2021, 14.00-16.30 (CET)
Host: Belarusian State University, Belarus
Co-Host: Uppsala University, Sweden
Location: Online
Open for: Public

Watch the recorded presentations from the seminar on the BUP YouTube channel


Program

  • Welcoming notes from BUP's National Centre in Belarus, PhD. Elena Pilgun
  • Precipitation and streamflow transformation caused by climate change over the Baltic Sea Region with a focus on Belarus, PhD Irina Danilovich
  • Geophysical factors of climate change in the Northern Hemisphere (solar activity, solar-terrestrial connections), PhD Candidate Tim Schlender
  • Current climate change over territory of Belarus, PhD Tatiana Tabalchuk         
  • Mixing regimes of Belarusian lakes caused by climate change, Nina Sukhovilo
  • Climate change and urban water infrastructure: challenges and solutions, PhD Maria Falaleeva 
  • Human rights and climate change from an international legal perspective, Anastasiya Ihnatovich
  • Closing remarks, PhD. Elena Pilgun

Keynote speakers

Irina DanilovichPhD.
Irina Danilovich


Associate Professor, Belarusian State University

Presentation: Precipitation and streamflow caused by climate change over the Baltic Sea Region with a focus on Belarus.


Tim SchlenderPhD candidate
Tim Schlender

Researcher of the National Ozone Monitoring Research and Education Center, Belarusian State University

Presentation: Geophysical factors impact Climate Change in the Northern Hemisphere.


Tatiana TabalchukPhD.
Tatiana Tabalchuk

Director of the National Ozone Monitoring Research and Education Center, Belarusian State University

Presentation: Current effects of climate change in Belarus.


Nina SikhoviloPhD Candidate
Nina Sukhovilo

Laboratory of Limnology, Belarusian State University

Presentation: Climate change impacts on Belarusian lakes.


Maria FalaleevaPhD.
Maria Falaleeva

Head of the international NGO EKAPRAEKT

Presentation: Impacts and possible solutions to climate change and urban water infrastructure.


Anastasiya IhnatovichPhD Candidate
Anastasiya Ihnatovich

Faculty of International Relations, Belarusian State University

Presentation: Relation between human rights and climate change.


Hosts

Photo of Elena PilgunPhD.
Elena Pilgun

Centre Director BUP Belarus and
Belarusian State University

Elena hosts the session.


Assoc. Prof. Madeleine GranvikAssociate Professor
Madeleine Granvik

Director of the Baltic University Programme and
Associate Professor at the Department of Earthscience at Uppsala University

Madeleine co-hosts the session.

Last modified: 2021-06-29