Science related institutes
Regional Centres of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), Research Institutes and Faculties of State Universities dealing with environmental problems. Their number is very large and they also prevail in big centres (only in St. Petersburg, for example, the following may be enumerated:
The huge amounts of data that have been collected and stored by these organisations in many cases still need to be brought in order, given appropriate structure and made available for further analyses e.g. by use of Geographical Information System (GIS) and other advanced technologies.