Russian Federation

UNESCO Chair on Water Resources Management and Ecohydrology  (875), established in 2010 at the Water problem Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow (Russian Federation)


Water resources management and ecohydrology


The specific objectives of this Chair are to:

  • widen possibilities of collaborative scientific investigations by educators postgraduate students and course on the "ecohydrological consequences of climate changes in cold regions and water resources management;"
  • equip the laboratories and auditoriums with up-to-date devices and reagents;
  • supply the library of the Institute with additional scientific literature, actively used by the students;
  • conduct summer field studies, enabling publication on giver topics

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Natural Sciences, UNESCO Office in Moscow

Contacts: Dr V. I. Danilov-Danilyan, UNESCO Chairholder

Dr Natalia N. Mitina - Chair Head Deputy

Water problem Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Dom 3, Ul. Gubkina

Moscow 119333

Russian Federation

E-mails: natalia_mitina(at); UNESCO-Chair-IWPRAS(at)

Phone: +7 499 135 7190

Fax:+7 499 135 5415