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Nansen International Environmental and Remote Sensing Center (NIERSC) - Russia

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Nansen International Environmental and Remote Sensing Centre (NIERSC), St. Petersburg, Russia was founded in 1992 as a non-profit research centre; in 2001 it was converted into Scientific Foundation. NIERSC scientific activities are focused on the global change and environmental processes in the high northern latitudes. NIERSC develops an integrated approach using remote sensing and in-situ data, modeling and data assimilation in the framework of such major directions as ocean and sea ice dynamics, marine surface characteristics, Greenland ice sheet, atmospheric water etc.