Anastasia Martynova and Polina Russanova, students of the ISU Faculty of Geography, have won travel-grants by the Japan Geoscience Union in the amount of 100,000 yen. ISU students are leaving for the Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2016 held in Chiba (Japan) on May 22-26. The students are going to present their research projects. Anastasia Martynova will deliver a poster presentation "The classification and mapping of landscapes for Irkutsk". And Polina Russanova will report on "Large-scale mapping of the Khamar-Daban ridge "at the section "Geographic Information Systems and Cartography".
The Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2016 is expected to welcome participants from all around the world. It will host sessions to discuss urgent issues of space and planetary science, biological sciences, and Earth science.