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Dates: 1 Dec — 6 Dec 2022

Price: Free

Modelling of water erosion, its hydrological and geochemical impacts

Online Young Scientist School (YSS) MEGAPOLIS 2022

This YSS will introduce young generation of researchers to special topics in hydrology, fluvial geomorphology and soil science, especially considering transport and fate of sediments. During the school, participants will learn about the current progress and challenges in Earth system research; sediment transport and soil erosion modelling and observations; and modern technologies for environmental studies and assessments. The programme will consist of theoretical lectures and practical exercises.

This website contains all of the details and materials for the school, along with resources for further learning and practice. The materials shared here are free and open source and may be shared and adapted under the Creative Commons License.

Expected audience: young Researchers, PostDocs, PhDs, MSc, advanced BSc.

Key dates

Registration begins

Tuesday, 1 Nov.

Registration deadline

Monday, 28 Nov.
10:00 CET

Young scientists school

Thursday, 1 Dec. -
Tuesday, 6 Dec.


Kindly ask your question using Q&A box in Zoom Meeting to write your question. The Chair/Host will read out your question to Speakers during available time after the lecture. Subscribe to Yotube channel to watch lectures later!

Zoom meeting

Where a live lectures will be given. Only registered persons access. The link was sent by email.

Yotube channel

Where you can watch the recorded lectures.


Will be loaded at the website after the school



Ivan Lizaga

Ghent University, Belgium 🇧🇪


Michael Maerker

Pavia University, Italy 🇮🇹


Paolo Porto

University Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria, Italy 🇮🇹


Seyed Hamidreza Sadeghi

Tarbiat Modares University, Iran 🇮🇷


Anatoly Tsyplenkov

Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia 🇷🇺


Andrey Zhidkin

V.V. Dokuchaev Soil Science Institute, Russia 🇷🇺


Zhengzheng Zhou

Tongji University, China 🇨🇳

Organizers and support

The Young Scientist School is organized in collaboration with the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) and with the financial support from the Russian Science Foundation project – ”Technology for assessing the environmental condition of the Moscow metropolis based on the analysis of the chemical composition of microparticles in the system “atmosphere-snow-road dust-soil-surface water” (MegaPolis; grant No 19-77-30004); the Russian Federation Government Megagrant – “Megapolis - heat and pollution island: interdisciplinary hydroclimatic, geochemical and ecological analysis” (grant No 075-15-2021-574).

Lomonosov Moscow State University

Russian Science Foundation

International Association of Hydrological Sciences

World Association of Soil and Water Conservation

An international scientific cooperation program

Organising Comittee:

Faculty of Geography, Moscow State University, Russia

  • D.Sc. Sergey Chalov
  • D.Sc. Natalia Kosheleva
  • Dr. Anatoly Tsyplenkov
  • Kristina Prokopeva
  • Veronika Letnikova