Russian Federation

UNESCO Chair in Remote Sensing and Modeling in Oceanography (721), established in 2006 at The Russian State Hydrometeorological University, St Petersburg (Russian Federation).


Oceanology, environmental and sustainable development.


  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the field of satellite, ocean remote sensing; oceanographic modeling, ocean and coastal ecosystem dynamics, environmental and sustainable development.
  • It will serve as a means of facilitating collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teaching staff of the University and other institutions in the Russian Federation.

Host Institution

  • The Russian State Hydrometeorological University, St Petersburg. Website


Russian Federation

  • St Petersburg State University,
  • Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute,
  • State Oceanographic Institute,
  • St Petersburg


  • Hydrometeorological Institute,
  • OdessaAzerbaijan: Azerbaijan Scientific Centre,
  • International Institute for Geo-Information Sciences and Earth Observation
  • UNESCO/IOC BILKO Project Global Network coordinated by the International Bilko Executive Steering Team (IBST).


Progress report 2008 (short version)

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Natural Sciences, UNESCO Moscow Office.


The Russian State Hydrometeorological University
Street - 98, Malookhtinsky prospect
City - St. Petersburg
Postal Code - 195196
Country - Russian Federation