Yngvar Thomassen will give an open lecture - Global Warming and Climate Change's Impact on Human Health



Yngvar Thomassen will give an open lecture - Global Warming and Climate Change's Impact on Human Health

Professor of the National Institute of Occupational Health (Oslo, Norway) and leading scientist of the mega-project of the NArFU on the development of methodology for biological monitoring of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation Yngvar Thomassen will give an open lecture - Global Warming and Climate Change's Impact on Human Health.

It is not a secret that climate change, which is taking place now, is especially acute in the Northern regions. Active melting of glaciers, changes in migratory routes of birds and fish, increasing of a natural disasters number, have made the Arctic vulnerable to the threat of a new, previously unknown to these areas pollutants and infections. These and other risks to the health of the Arctic population will be discussed during the lecture.

This problematics will be of interest interest not only for students and post-graduate students conducting their research in the field of ecology but for the students whose scientific work are far from the environmental research. The event is also intended for specialists in the field of health, chemistry, biology, civil servants and others.

Due to the fact that the issues under discussion are global in nature, the working language of the event is English (without translation). However, if you are not sure in your language skills, this is no reason not to come! The lecture will be accompanied by informative slides, and after the lecture you will be able to send your questions to the address of the Arctic biomonitoring laboratory: biomonitoring@narfu.ru. where you certainly will be answered in order to understand those moments that caused the difficulty.

The lecture will be held on Monday, February 26 at 14:30 in the room 1409.

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