Leading Russian researchers study greenhouse gases in the Arctic expedition

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Leading Russian researchers of the Arctic are working these days in the expedition in the Eastern Arctic Seas. The expedition is based on the flagship of the Russian scientific fleet Academician M. Keldysh. Scientists carry out a complex of biogeochemical, geophysical and geological studies aimed at solving a number of priority tasks in accordance with the strategy for Scientific and Technological Development of the Russian Federation. First of all, this is the research of the state of underwater permafrost, the state of the environment along the Northern Sea Route (NSR), streams of greenhouse gases and other components of the carbon cycle in the Arctic land-shelf-atmosphere system. The expedition leader, RAS Associate Member, TPU Professor Igor Semiletov told about the first outcomes of the expedition. 

Period18 Oct 2018

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