BRIEF INTRODUCTION OF ECOLOGY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

ТОГТВОРТОЙ ХӨГЖЛИЙН ТӨВ

Center for Ecology and Sustainable Development was established and P.Ochirbat, PhD was appointed as director of the center in accordance of order#39, 15th February, 2000 based on decision made by meeting of Rector’s Committee, MUST organized on 01st February,2000. 

Funding source for independent operation of the center and employment of secretary and her allowance were issued and solved in accordance of order#154, approved by the Rector on 18th May,2000.

Area of activity was defined by the order, director of the center as based on regulation for establishing center and scientific institute, MUST and R.Mijiddorj (PhD) was appointed as executive director and Sh.Bayasgalan (PhD) was appointed as senior research worker respectively.  

At the moment P.Ochirbat, PhD is working as a director, R.Mijiddorj, (PhD) as executive director, Chung Heuk Jin, advisor to the center working under mission, KOICA and Ts.Erdenetsetseg, assistant teacher, School of Geology and Mining, O.Dolgor, scientific worker.   

Appropriate studies on ecology and environment issues and relevant training curriculums were developed as followed by organization of scientific conferences and publication of articles and serial abstracts under subject of “Ecology and sustainable development”.    

Bachelor training on sustainable development -1, master training on sustainable development-2 were started to be conducted from 2005-2006 at School of Mining as initiated by P.Ochirbat, PhD in accordance of Resolution #57/254 adopted by General Assembly declaring UN decade for education of sustainable development  between 2005-2014 in December,2002. 

In addition training standard on “Nature conservation and ecology” for PhD training was developed and approved to be used at School of Mining and Geology.

 

Area of activity for center of ecology and sustainable development:

  • Bachelor, master and PhD training
  • Scientific study and expertise on sustainable development, environment and ecology
  • Preparing handbooks on ecology and sustainable development,
  • Organization of national and international scientific-industrial conferences on sustainable development, contracted activities to measure air pollution, industrial dustiness and sound and use the outcome for relevant studies.  

Publication of abstracts produced by scientific conferences organized by center for Ecology and Sustainable Development. Scientific conferences on sustainable development are organized annually and abstracts of presentations introduced by researchers are published and located in electronic version at central library, MUST that became great contribution for researchers.  

Abstracts

#

Topic of scientific conferences

Date

Number of presentations included

 

Ecology and sustainable development # №1

Improving quality of specific environmental assessment and it’s methodology

1997

17 articles

 

Ecology and sustainable development #2

Eco-technology –sustainable development

1998

29 articles

 

Ecology and sustainable development #3

Sustainable development of forest conservation

1998

24 articles

 

Ecology and sustainable development #4

Land and water reserve consumption, Mongolia – sustainable development

1998

32 articles

 

Ecology and sustainable development #5

Natural resource use-sustainable development

1999

26 articles

 

Ecology and sustainable development #6

Ecology and sustainable development-Ulaanbaatar city

2000

29 articles

 

Ecology and sustainable development #7.

 

Ecology-Sustainable Development, Ulaanbaatar, no. 7, 2003

 

P. Ochirbat, “What is our level of ecological security?”

2003

29 articles

 

Ecology and sustainable development #8

Modern Problems of Water Resource and Agricultural Sustainable Development, no. 8, 2007

2007

22 articles

 

Ecology and sustainable development #9

Challenges of Mongolian Water Sector and their Solutions, no. 9, 2009

2009

30 articles

 

Ecology and sustainable development #10

Global Warming, Ecological Crisis, and Challenges, no.10, 2010

2010

30 articles

 

Ecology and sustainable development #11.

 

Sustainable Development of Complex of Mineral Resources and Challenges, no. 11,

2011.

22 articles

 

Ecology and sustainable development #12.

 

“Sustainable development –Responsible mining”

2012.

30 articles

List of projects and baseline studies performed by the center for Ecology and Sustainable Development

 

Name of projects and baseline studies

Date of execution  

Funding source

 

The Impact of the Change of Arctic Ice Cover on Mongolian Climate

2013-2014

Ministry of Education and Science, Mongolia

 

Nonlinear Approach of Ecosystem’s Evolution and Risk

2005-2007

Ministry of Education and Science, Mongolia

 

Reducing the Negative Effects of Air Pollution produced by  vehicles in Ulaanbaatar

2006

Ministry of Environment

 

“Conclusion on the Disappearance of Ongi River”

2007

Mineral Resources Authority of Mongolia

 

Books created by academics on “Sustainable development” at center for Ecology and Sustainable Development

Researchers at the center prepared and published 9 handbooks and 37 national and international articles were published between 2000-2012  

Portable equipments used at center for Ecology and Sustainable Development

  1. pH Meters F-22
  2. High volume air sampler- Model HVC-1000 N
  3. Conductivity Meters DS-12
  4. Sound Level meter NL-04
  5. Laser dust monitor-Model LD-1
  6. Auto dry module
  7. Electric scale- Sartorius LA130 S-F

 

Environment assessment laboratory of the center  

Dust monitoring at Ouy-tolgoi mine site

 

The team of the Center of Ecology and Sustainable Development donated 3 volumes of the book “Knowledge for Sustainable “Development-an Insight into the Encyclopedia of life Support Systems’ published by UNESCO to the libraries of Mongolian universities. 

 

from the left, P. Ochirbat, Director of the Center of Ecology and Sustainable Development, Ch. Gulnar, Director of MUST Central Library, Sheldon Shaeffer, Director of Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, and N. Urtnasan, Secretary General of Mongolia National Commission of UNESCO.

Opening ceremony of laboratory facilitated by support of Runge LLC, Australia:

George McCullough, Yvette Carman, representing  Runge LLC, L. Purev, Dean of School of Geology and Mining,P.Ochirbat, Director, Center for Ecology and Sustainable Development 2012

During the scientific conference, Ecological securitySustainable development

 

P.Ochirbat, PhD, Director, center for Ecology and Sustainable Development, Chung Heuk Jin, advisor, KOICA, international agency and B.Batbold, PhD,Schoolf Of Geology and Mining

 

During the workshop organized by Chung Heuk Jin, advisor, KOICA international agency for teachers of School of Geology and Mining

 

Address: MUST. Building#3. Room#Т-203.

MUST. Center for Ecology and Sustainable Development

Contact Tel# 976-11- 315387

E-mail: osm.infor@gmail.com

            tseegii72@yahoo.com

Хөгжүүлсэн: Е-Нээлттэй Институт, Мэдээллийн технологийн төв.