Climate Changes of the Lower Volga Region on the Background of Global Warming (on the Example of Saratov)

In this article it is shown that on the background of the second wave of the global warming on the territory of Saratov and the region is well noticeable climate change, especially in the multiyear averages, mean monthly temperatures, as well as the duration of the main and the transitional seasons of the year. Noted the contribution of the circulation in the formation of the climatic characteristics of the region

A Comprehensive Analysis of the Centres of the Atmosphere Action of the Nortern Hemishere

On the basis of a new approach to the study of the circulation of objects in the hemisphere physical-statistical method considered changing dynamics of the main circulation system of the Northern Hemisphere. Based on this approach, the peculiarities of the circulation regime change in the hemisphere at different periods of the Earth’s climate system

The Possibilities of GIS Technologies in Addressing the Problem of Optimizing Route of Gas Main (with Petrovskiy District of Saratov Region as an Example)

The article represents possibilities of GIS technology in addressing the problem of optimizing route of gas main in the Petrovskiy district of the Saratov region. Also classical method of calculating the optimal search area of gas main and major factors that influence the position of the route are represented

Programme and Certain Results of the Landscape Landforms Research of the Territory National Park ≪Hvalynsky≫

In this article the methodology integrated geo-environmental study of the national park landscape-based morphological approach. On the example of the National Park Hvalynski the results of studies using morphological landscape conceptual model

Variability of Climatic Rates for Period of Instrumental Observations in Saratov

On the basis of a long series of observations (1912–2010 gg.) investigated long-term variability in temperature, precipitation and other meteorological parameters. It is shown that climate normal of temperature and precipitation in the modern period is significantly different from the baseline period of 1961–1990 gg., proposed by the WMO

Territorial Planning Schemes as a Basis for Sustainable Development Indexes Creation

In this article some existing sustainable development indexes and indicators are considered. Sustainable development rates territorial differentiation on municipal level is offered. Territorial planning schemes are proposed as a basis for municipal districts sustainable development indexes creation.

Regional Features of Geoecological Risks (with Saratov Region’ Oilfields as an Example)

The article shows characteristic of regional features of oilfield’s geoecological risk (with Saratov region as an example). Geoinformation systems (GIS) and mathematical and cartographical models as a tool of their analysis are disclosed possibilities of using

Methodological Aspects of Modeling of Ecological Functions of valley Complexes in a Cybernetic Landscape

Article is devoted theoretical and methodological aspects of the functional organization of a cultural landscape. An object of research is ecological function which acts as external display of properties of landscape components in inter-element communications of nature-social systems. As a technological platform the cybernetic landscape – interactive operated computer model is considered

Saratov Region Ethnic Composition, Demic Diffusion (Census Returns 2010)

The changes in Saratov region ethnic composition during 2002–2010 are reviewed in the article. Also reviewed is demic diffusion throughout Saratov region districts and towns. The role of ethnic processes and ethnic migration in population change and its geography is elicited. The growth of people from Caucasus and Central Asia is noted

Application of GIS, Remote Sensing and Tasseled Cap Transformation for the Study of Modern Landscape Plants Region

The paper presents the study materials vegetation using GIS and remote sensing data – satellite images. The description of this method of processing satellite images as «Tasseled cap», describes its advantages as compared to untreated so satellite images of vegetation in the study region