The medical-ecological atlas of Yamal was presented in Saint Petersburg
11:53 2 февраля 2015
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The readings dedicated to the 60th anniversary of creation of the commission of medical geography at the Russian geographical society took place in Saint Petersburg on the basis of the military medical academy. Scientists of Yamal also participated in the conference. This information was given to a correspondent of IA «Sever-Press» in the scientific center for study of the Arctic.
The employees of the sector of ecological researches presented the report about the medical-ecological atlas of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. It was published in the end of last year. Statistical data touching upon health of inhabitants of the region were collected during 2 years: demographic indexes, information about diseases, number of disabled population and causes of disabilities, about amounts of polluting emissions to the environment, about sources of drinking water and meteorological factors.
According to the words of doctor of biological sciences Yelena Agbalyan, the atlas systematizes, generalizes numerous data and allows forming the whole picture of state of the environment and its influence on people. At that, the edition also gives the opportunity to evaluate the situation in complex in each municipality.