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The sitting of the Arctic Economic Council took place in Saint Petersburg.

The next ecological expedition will go to Beliy Island on the 24th of February. Specialists of the Russian center for exploration of the Arctic will prepare everything necessary for volunteers and scientists, who will arrive in summer to work on the island. The specialists will bring fuel, building materials, food products and water. This information was given on the 9th of February by the director of the regional department of science and innovations Aleksey Titovskiy on the press-conference in the news agency “Sever-Press”.

This year “Yamal LNG” will send the first tanker with gas

Пятница, 10 февраля 2017 09:13

The enterprise “Yamal LNG” will start fulfillment the first deliveries of liquefied natural gas in October this year.

As the head of the French company “Total” Patrick Pouyanne says, such promise was given to him by the head of NOVATEK Leonid Mikhelson. According to his words, deliveries can be started already in August – to the birthday of the French businessman – the 11th of August, as pronedra.ru informs.

The sitting of the working group on sustainable development of the Arctic is taking place in the town Kotzebue, the USA. The event united representatives of the states – members of the Arctic Council and 6 organizations of indigenous peoples of the Arctic.

The 24th exhibition of food products, beverages and raw materials for their production “ProdExpo 2017” is taking place in Moscow.

This is the largest international forum in Russia and Eastern Europe, which is the most authoritative annual event in sphere of foodstuff.

Chinese partners can participate in building of the second plant on liquefying of gas of the company NOVATEK – “Arctic LNG 2”. A member of the board of directors of NOVATEK Gennady Timchenko does not exclude such opportunity. “The doors are open for any companies”, as he said on the press-conference, answering on a question about probable attracting of Chinese partners into the project.

Aviators of Yamal are celebrating their professional holiday

Четверг, 09 февраля 2017 14:06

Aviators of Russia and Yamal are celebrating their professional holiday on the 9th of February.

History of civil aviation in the country started on the 9th of February of 1923 after issue of the regulation “On organizing of the Council on civil aviation”. The decision on creation of the structure providing people with passenger and cargo transportations was taken exactly at that time. Today civil aviation includes search and rescue operations, delivery of humanitarian help and sanitary flights – important for inhabitants of remote districts of Yamal.

Scientific expeditions in Yamal will become year-round

Четверг, 09 февраля 2017 14:05

This year in Yamal about 60 million rubles were allocated to scientific researches and innovations. This information was given on the 9th of February by the director of the regional department of science and innovations Aleksey Titovskiy on the press-conference in the news agency “Sever-Press”.

Scientists of Yamal are preparing for the new field season. The regional scientific center for study of the Arctic will fulfill the large amount of work. The nearest expedition will take place in April - in waters of the Gulf of Ob.

In schools of Yamal from the 9th to the 14th of February scientists, who joined to the program of the All-Russian festival of science NAUKA 0+, will conduct lectures and excursions on exhibitions. This information was given to a correspondent of IA “Sever-Press” in the department of science and innovations of Yamal.

Representatives of the Ministry for education and science of the Russian Federation and the governor of the Arkhangelsk region Igor Orlov discussed issues of preparation for the international Arctic forum “The Arctic - Territory of Dialogue”, which will take place on the 29th and the 30th of March in Arkhangelsk.

In Yamal scientists study “warming” of permafrost

Среда, 08 февраля 2017 08:43

Today scientists observe interesting processes taking place in the Arctic. Black spots were found in permafrost-tundra landscapes on the Gydan Peninsula last year.

The sitting of the working group on sustainable development of the Arctic is taking place in the town Kotzebue, the USA. The event united representatives of 8 states – members of the Arctic Council and 6 organizations of indigenous peoples of the Arctic.

 

The institute of cryology and cryosophy was created on the basis of Tyumen State University.

Employees of the chair of cryosophy, including foreign scientists, who received international recognition and the high h-index, will work in the institute. The scientific director of the chair, academician of the RAS Vladimir Melnikov, will become the head of the institute.

Scientists of Tomsk State University will study landscapes of the floodplain of the Ob River changed about forty years ago under influence of reclamation and will compare to their undisturbed analogues.