Friday, June 19, 2009

Russia Hydrometeorology FDC

Russia FDC
Name: The 175th Anniversary of Installation Hydrometeorological Service in Russia
Date of Issue: 15 May 2009

Adolf Kupfer (1799-1865)
The Federal Agency on Hydrometeorology and Environmental of Russia (ROSGYDROMET) is enforcement authority of the Russian Federation. The Federal Agency on Hydrometeorology and Environmental renders the state services in field of environment monitoring, its pollution, gives the forecast of environmental conditions on all territory of the Russian Federation. In 1834, at the initiative of Adolf Jakovlevich Kupfer, Nikolay I put basis of constant geophysical network with law «About establishment of magnetic and meteorological supervision». Stamp represents portrait of A.J. Kupfer, the academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the first head of Hydrometeorological service of Russia, and also meteorological station МК-14

9.00: Satellite & Map
Meteorological polarly-orbital satellite Meteor-3M N1 is prepared by Russian aerospace agency together with Federal Hydrometereology and Environmental Monitoring Service under Federal Space Program of Russia. It is intended for such aims as reception of images of cloud cover, data about ocean temperature and height of the top border of cloud cover, supervision over moving of atmospheric whirlwinds, receiving data about ice conditions on water cover of planet, borders of snow cover, temperature-wind sounding of atmosphere, etc. Stamp represents satellite "Meteor-3М" and map of ground temperature forecast.

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