All-Ukrainian competition of student research papers on Hydrometeorology
Odessa National Maritime Academy was represented by I.N. Churkin, candidate for a Master's degree with his work on ''The navigation conditions in the monsoon zone of the Indian Ocean'' on the All-Ukrainian competition of student research papers on Hydrometeorology, which was held at Odessa State Environmental University. Scientific advisor - T.V.Varbanets, Associate Professor of Sea Geodesy and Hydrography Department, Candidate of Geographic Sciences. Monsoon circulation determines the characteristics of the various cargo transportation, including navigation of various specialized vessels, towage operations of oversized cargo, platforms, cranes, etc. The application of the laws of physics of rotational motion to explain the direction and speed of the monsoon winds was the innovation in this paper.