The scientific center for study of the Arctic summed up the results of the year
16:46 29 декабря 2014
Категории: News in English
This year employees of the office of ecological monitoring and biomedical technologies conducted 5 expeditions to Nadym and Tazovskiy districts. The scientists – medical employees, biologists and ecologists spent 91 days in the trips around Yamal. For comparison: last year the total duration of expeditions made 58 days.
The researches were conducted in the settlements Tazovskiy, Gyda, Nyda and nearby nomadic camps of reindeer herders. In order to reach them the specialists had to overcome more than 400 kilometers on the sleigh. In the result of the field work the scientists received new data about influence of nutrition ration and geomagnetic factors on health of northerners, about psycho-emotional state of indigenous population in remote settlements.
The archeologists of Yamal studied the monument Ust-Poluy, burial and production monuments near the settlement Zelyoniy Yar, researched formation of nomadic culture and reindeer husbandry in the north of Western Siberia. In cooperation with leading scientists from Russia, Norway, Great Britain and the USA they published the second collection of «The Arctic Archeology» (Arkheologiya Arktiki) with the supplement – the catalogue of weakly known collection of artifacts from the medieval ancient settlement Yarte-6. The collection of articles about researches of Nenets culture, the collection of Khanty fairy-tales made by Wolfgang Steinitz, the monograph by the chief of the sector of ethnology Galina Kharyuchi about sacred places in traditional and modern culture of Nenets people were published at participation of employees of the sector. The senior researcher Natalia Tsymbalistenko prepared the monograph «Popular ethnology» for state employees and rotation workers. During a year employees of the office of regional studies conducted socio-political and socioeconomic researches touching upon industrial development of Yamal, labor potential of the region and traditional nature management. The sociological research «Regional identity of urban population of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug» was completed within the Year of civil unity. During this year the scientists of Yamal printed more than 140 scientific publications, 40 of them – in cited specialized editions.
The scientific center fulfilled serious work, received important scientific data, which are used in social and economic spheres of the region. Archeologists and ethnologists paid big attention to preservation of cultural and non-material legacy of Yamal and the Arctic. Products designed by the employees of the office of ecological monitoring and biomedical technologies on the basis of useful properties of local herbal raw materials became a new brand of Yamal and will be presented on the international agricultural exhibition «Green Week» in Berlin. This information was given by the director of the department on science and innovations of Yamal Aleksey Titovskiy.