University Laboratories


1.1. Geophysical Marine Research-and-Training Laboratory.

picture_5.jpg_SIA_JPG_fit_to_width_WATERMARKThe laboratory is equipped with a complete complex of instruments and equipment, which provide practical work in the field for the undergraduate students, specialist and master degree students in the following specialities: ‘Oceanology’, ‘Hydrography’, ‘Hydroecology’, ‘Meteorology’, ‘Water Biological Resources’ (in the Mariculture section) and scientific research in the respective areas.

In particular, the list of instruments and equipment includes: a moor with a motor vessel, complexes of controlling and measuring instruments for marine environment conditions (hydrochemical indices of the water, wave phenomena, sea currents, flow velocity, volume, intensity, water temperature, depth measurement etc.). The laboratory is equipped with a meteorological instrument ground which provides full complex of meteorological observations of atmospheric conditions; devices, needed for assessment of biological conditions of the marine environment, the influence of sea waves on coastal condition, as well as the automated complexes for handling information, which determine the assignment of the laboratory equipment.

1.2. Meteorological Research-and-Training Laboratory.

awips3The Meteorological Research-and-Training Laboratory, above all things, provides studies and research for such specialities as ‘Meteorology’, ‘Agricultural meteorology’, ‘Radiometeorology and Radiolocation’. The laboratory is equipped with a number of meteorological instrument grounds which enable full complex of measurements of environmental conditions, in particular – parameters of the atmospheric air (wind speed and direction, atmospheric pressure, humidity, data on air temperature at various levels etc.), as well as agrometeorological data (soil temperature at various depths, humidity, physical indices of soil etc.). Experimental instrument grounds for conducting research into assessment of the influence of meteorological factors on various crops, are also situated in the territory of the laboratory. Agroclimate research is provided by a biotron.

The work of radiometeorologists is enabled by the following laboratory equipment: radiometry devices for estimation of the state of the atmosphere at various altitudes, meteorological radars and cloud seeding facilities.

1.3. Fluvial Hydroecological Laboratory.

thomas_connor_heroThe main activity of the laboratory consists in provision of students’ training and research in ‘Hydrology and Hydrochemistry’, ‘Hydrography’, ‘Hydroecology’, ‘Water Bioresources and Aquiculture’. The laboratory is equipped with a full complex of instruments for implementation of the hydrometry in rivers, lakes, reservoirs (speed, level, temperature conditions, flow patterns, depth measurement, hydrochemical indices for pollution of surface and ground waters etc.). An automatic hydrological station (Certified by the Committee of Ukraine on Hydrometorology), a laboratory of hydrochemistry and a complex of equipment for estimation of biological productivity of objects are installed. The laboratory is equipped with a moor and a motor vessel, a meteorological instrument ground and a training ground for estimation of surface runoff formation and soil erosion.

1.4. Training Laboratory of Technical Means for Teaching and Control

Provides training process with hardware for teaching at all stages of training. The equipment which enables training process in the interactive mode, multimedia facilities for presenting information and workstations comprise the inventory of the laboratory.

1.5. Laboratory of Quality Monitoring for Programmes of Study (Curriculua)

A complex of information technology equipment, which provides automated estimation of quality for training of specialists at various stages of the studies is introduced. The proper software has been developed.

1.6. Computation Center

Provides the studies and scientific research with proper computer facilities and peripheral equipment. 70 personal computers and sufficient number of printers, scanners and others kinds of peripheral units are connected to the local area network of the university and have the Internet access.

ІІ. THE HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL INSTITUTEb024ffca8a36444246953f8c20ad5b9a

2.1. Training Laboratory for Analysis and Processing of Hydrometeorological Data.

2.2. Training Laboratory for Meteorological Observations.

2.3. Training Laboratory for Computation of Hydrological Information.vsemirnyi-den-vody

2.4. Training Laboratory for Reception of Hydrometeorological Information.

2.5. Training Bureau for Weather Forecasting.

2.6. Training Bureau for Hydrological Forecasting.370731

2.7. Training Laboratory of Agroclimatology.

2.8. Training Laboratory for Agroecosystem Productivity Modelling.

2.9. Training Laboratory of Soil Science.

All the abovementioned laboratories of the OSENU Hydrometeorological Institute are fully provided with up-to-date equipment and devices which are in present-day use of hydrometeorological services all over the world under conducting observations and measurements. The inventory includes: devices for measuring regime of the atmospheric air and water bodies (rivers, reservoirs, lakes, and ground waters), devices for agrometeorological and agroclimatological measurement, measuring devices for marine and hydrographical measurement. The whole list of the equipment and devices in the training laboratories of the Hydrometeorological Institute numbers more than 500 items.

In particular, ‘The Weather Forecaster’, ‘The Hydrologist’ and ‘The Agricultural Meteorology’ workstations and a meteorological satellite station have been employed in the academic process.

ІІІ. THE FACULTY OF Ecology, Environmental Protection and Sustainable Nature Management

3.1. Training Laboratory of Environmental Research.lab1

The laboratory is provided with modern devices and equipment, in particular: mini-express laboratories for conducting chemical analysis in the field, analyzers of oil-product content, the measuring devices for noise and vibration control, the measuring devices for strength of the field of industrial frequency, gamma-radiation energy spectrometers, including the ones for conducting field research, analytical systems of the ‘Ecotest-VA’ type for estimation of state of the environment, etc.

3.2. Training laboratory of Hydrometry, Hydraulics and River-Bed Processes.

The laboratory is provided with devices for conducting hydrometeorological instrumentation of all kinds of water objects: propeller flow meters, devices for measuring of water levels, runoff rate,measuring flow velocity, temperature and water hydrochemical indices, various types of sampling devices for estimation of alluvium flow, automated hydrometric measurement complexes of the GR type, hydraulic devices, test trays, up-to-date echo-sounding devices and navigators, etc.

3.3. Training Laboratory of Geodesy and Geophysics.

The laboratory is equipped with geodesic and topographical devices – level gauges, theodolites, GPS devices, other instruments and equipment.

3.4. Training Laboratory of Water Bioresourses, Aquarium.

slider1The laboratory is equipped with electronic microscopes, facilities for assessment of diseases of biological objects, conducting of biological analysis, the aquarium serves as the complement of the laboratory.

3.5. Training Laboratories of the Department of General and Theoretical Physics.

The laboratory is provided with standard physical equipment which makes it possible to conduct basic training of students in all fields and specialities at the University. A class of radiological and dosimetry devices to conduct assessment of contamination of the environment, including field sampling, constitutes a unit of the laboratory.

3.6. Training Laboratories of the Department of Chemistry of the Environment.

13Training laboratories of the Department of Chemistry of the Environment are provided with a standard set of chemical equipment which provides proper training of students, with the requirements of the industries being taken into account. In particular, a class of personal computers works within the structure of the laboratories and training of students is carried out with the use of the up-to-date information technologies. The studies are provided with the specially developed and certified software systems. In the research laboratory of the Department of Chemistry of the Environment modern equipment, chromatographs and spectrometers are installed.

3.7. Training Laboratory for Physical Experiments.

The laboratory is provided with computer hardware, licensed program complexes, and standards of materials which make it possible to conduct modelling of various physical processes with the use of up-to-date information technologies.


4.1. Training Laboratory of Information Systems of Management.

The laboratory is provided with personal computers, necessary peripheral units and licensed software.

4.2. Training laboratory of the Department of Environmental Law.

The laboratory is provided with personal computers, necessary peripheral facilities and licensed software. In particular, ‘the Environmentalist’ workstation certified by the Ministry of Environmental Protection of Ukraine is installed at the laboratory.


 5.1. Training Laboratory of Informatics and Numerical

Seven training classes of personal computers constitute the complement of the laboratory. The total rated display seating capacity makes 70 workstations. The laboratory is connected to the local area network of the University and has an Internet access.

5.2. Training Laboratory of the Automated Systems of Monitoring.

The laboratory is equipped with devices for organization of monitoring of environmental conditions – the meteorological stations, automated hydrological (gaging) stations, automated stations for control of contamination in the atmospheric air, automated complex for observation of hazardous weather phenomena (thunderstorms, hail, squalls, extreme precipitation, etc.) development.

5.3. Training Laboratory of Hydrometeorological Devices.

STFC's Chilbolton Observatory 25m steerable antenna after being repainted, 5th January 2012.In the laboratory a wide spectrum of hydrometeorological devices which makes it possible to conduct observation of the state of various objects (the atmosphere and the soil, the superficial and subterranean water, the sea and the ocean) is presented.

5.4. Training laboratory of Radar Meteorology and Meteorological Radar Equipment.

In the structure of the laboratory radar devices and equipment, which are in present-day use of the network of the Committee of Ukraine on Hydrometorology, cloud seeding and aircraft flight support facilities, are presented. For example, a set of the AMAS-1-1 automated meteorological station, which   provides meteorological information for the departments of the Ministry of Transport and Communications of Ukraine in the fully automated mode and ‘The Observer Meteorologist’ workstation are installed in the laboratory.

At all the stages of training of specialists and carrying out research, alongside with various devices, instruments and equipment, computer hardware is widely used.


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