World Data Center

World Data Center for Geoinformatics and Sustainable Development (hereinafter, the WDC-Ukraine) has been working in Ukraine since 2006 as a full-member of the World Data System (WDS) of the International Science Council (ISC). WDC-Ukraine specializes on providing interdisciplinary research of complex systems of different nature.

The WDC-Ukraine activities are focused on arrangements for access of Ukrainian scientific community to global information resources of the ISC in Earth Sciences, Planetary and Space Physics and relevant related disciplines, as well as the collection and storage of global and regional data with significant value for research in the field of Sustainable Development and managerial decision-making.

WDC-Ukraine activities includes decision making support for long-term issues of society development in terms of its sustainability; informational support for estimations of sustainable development perspectives and implementation of sustainable development concept in higher education, business and politics.

News & Events

Foresight COVID-19: exacerbation during the adaptive quarantine

01.08.2020

As part of the reserach of the World Data Center for Geoinformatics and Sustainable Development project "Foresight COVID-19" team to forecast the spreding of the coronavirus pandemic in Ukraine, the results of the new study "Foresight COVID-19: exacerbation during the adaptive quarantine" are presented. 

The study is devoted to predictive modeling of further spread of the disease in Ukraine in the medium term (01.08.2020 –18.08.2020), using different, independent approaches and comparing the results to assess their validity.

The visit of Serhiy Shkarlet, the Acting Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine

21.07.2020

On July 21, 2020, during the visit to the Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute Acting Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine Serhiy Shkarlet visited the World Data Center for Geoinformatics and Sustainable Development and got acquainted with the work of the research team in analyzing and predicting the behavior of complex socio-economic systems.

Foresight COVID-19: fourth stage of the quarantine measures weakening

12.07.2020

The team of scientists of the WDC-Ukraine «Foresight COVID-19» project presented the results of the next predictive modeling of the COVID-19 pandemic spread in Ukraine for the period up to the end of July 2020 «Foresight COVID-19: fourth stage of the quarantine measures weakening».

The results of predictive simulation of the COVID-19 pandemic spread indicate a trend of slow attenuation of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the time period of 12.07.20 - 29.07.20.