PhD courses

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Geography and Environmental Sciences

  • Model of graduating student
  • Mandatory disciplines
  • Elective disciplines
  • Professional
Upon completion of this educational program, students are expected to be able to:
ON1. To work in a team, apply your knowledge in the field of natural and socio-economic sciences, analyze socially significant problems and processes, be able to use this knowledge in various types of professional activity, have sufficient theoretical training to analyze the socio-economic situation of countries and regions;
ON2 To make a qualitative forecast of the expected natural hydrological phenomenon, to predict the state of water resources, the regime and quality of water of natural and artificial reservoirs with an assessment of their potential;
ON3. To conduct hydrochemical monitoring on various types of water bodies with a wide range of analyzed parameters, determine in water, bottom sediments, soils, fish and precipitation of heavy metals and mineral salts, pesticides, issue the results of chemical and toxicological analyzes with an assessment of their compliance with current environmental and sanitary - hygienic standards;
ON4. To resolve issues related to ensuring the high-quality implementation of hydrological network work plans;
ON5. To integrate the gained knowledge in analyzing the regime of water bodies, calculating hydrological characteristics, modeling and forecasting hydrological processes using GIS technologies;
ON6. To substantiate the tasks of hydrology in related geosciences, the importance of hydrometeorological information in various fields of economic activity when solving water management activities;
ON7. To substantiate the regularities of the processes occurring in the hydrosphere on the basis of the modern concept of the development of hydrological science;
ON8. To produce the main types of hydrometric works, to carry out the processing of observation materials and their preparation for publication in the hydrological reference literature;
ON9. To make hydraulic calculations to justify hydraulic structures in the engineering and operation of water facilities in accordance with regulatory documents.
ON10. To determine the main characteristics of the channel turbulence, the mechanical and hydraulic properties of sediment and bottom sediment, the transporting ability of the turbulent flow for the design and trouble-free operation of the hydraulic structures;
ON11. To use methods for calculating river flow and be able to apply them in the presence of reliable observation materials and, if they are not available, for business planning, water resources assessment, water management justification;
ON12. To master the methods of making hydrological forecasts, determining the pollution of water bodies, to make hydrological calculations and analysis of the results obtained, to be able to draw up professional information provided by both specialists and non-specialists.
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