Comprehensive environmental planning and consulting:

  1. Consulting for businesses, including development of reviews for various environmental aspects of conducting business, operating within the Russian legal framework.
  2. Development of ecological documentation for all stages of investment process including carrying out of required agreements with local, regional and federal authorities.
  3. Environmental impact assessment for various projects, interim and final reporting stages.
  4. Designing of practical procedures for environmental protection during industrial activity.
  5. Complex assessment of environmantal and economic damage from industrial activity including separate calculation of environmantal damage for different environmental niches.
  6. Research to develop environmental management systems for different production enterprises.
  7. Environmantal passports for enterprises and natural areas.
  8. Creation and development of databases related to environmental protection and use of natural resources.

Estimation of maximal permissible loading on the environment and environmantal risk assessment:

  1. Assessment of sustainability of natural and modified ecosystems to changing conditions of their habitat and anthropogenic loading.
  2. Calculation of maximum permissible loading at the environment and calculation of natural resource usage for different enterprises and natural areas.
  3. Calculation of maximum permissible emissions of pollutants with relevant documentation for environmantal accounting and reporting.
  4. Calculation of environmantal standards based on background concentrations of pollutants in various media.
  5. Complex environmantal risk assessment for rational use of economic natural resources , including optimal human health and social development, buying or selling of land and natural resources, and changing property rights.

Environmental control and monitoring, technical supervision:

  1. Development of field and laboratory methods for ecosystem monitoring.
  2. Control system organization for environmental management in enterprises.
  3. Supervision on the execution of project environmental designs and decisions.

Chemical analysis of environment and wastes:

  1. Chemical analysis of geological rock, ground, soil, bottom sediment, ground and surface water, air, aerosol and plant samples.
  2. Industrial waste analysis and risk classification, waste chemical and toxicological analysis for compliance with governmental standards and guidelines.

Remote sensing and subject mapping:

  1. Development of thematic and assessment maps on a basis of space images of the Earth and digital maps.
  2. Development of environmantal, landscape, geochemical, soil, vegetation, and other types of maps.
  3. Creation of GIS and environmental models.

Investigation of the state of environment:

  1. Full environmental field investigations (atmosphere, surface and ground waters, geological strata, soil and lands, vegetation, biota, social sphere, etc).
  2. Reconstruction of landscape conditions pre-anthropogenic activity.
  3. Estimation of polluted areas, types of organic and inorganic pollutants in soil layers.
  4. Human environmanta research.

Support of agricultural activity and soil management:

  1. Soil fertility investigations and agrochemical consulting.
  2. Development of complex programs for optimal use of land and natural resources.
  3. Assessment of degraded and polluted lands and design of remediation measures fortheir conservation and rehabilitation.

Organization of industrial waste treatment systems:

  1. Inventory of industrial and municipal waste sources and landfill sites.
  2. Application of EM GIS for identifying optimal landfill sites.
  3. Determination of waste risk types based on governmental standards.
  4. Calculation of waste production norms and quotes for waste landfilling.
  5. Organization of waste management control systems.

ISO 14000 consulting:

  1. Design of documentation procedure according to ISO 14000 and consulting on its application.

Teaching and academic activities:

  1. Development and implementation of education and training programs.
  2. Continuous education for people IN environmental protection, geography, soil science, agriculture, etc.
  3. Arrangement of educational and scientific tours, summer schools and seminars for students.
  4. Basic and applied education for survival skills working in 'wild nature' field settings.

Management and organizational activities:

  • Organization of scientific and social conferences for domestic and international participants in various fields, such as environmental protection, geography, soil science, agriculture, and environmantal tourism.