This year scientists, oil and gas workers will go to the expedition to Beliy Island
11:43 26 февраля 2015
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This year the participants of the expedition «Beliy Island 2015» will conduct complex researching of modern state and history of development of natural environment on the island.
They will collect natural data and will organize researches on directions in conditions of the Arctic.
This information was given by the organizer of the expedition – the Russian center for exploration of the Arctic on the meeting with the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute in the representational office of Yamal in Saint Petersburg.
The participants of the meeting discussed the results of the summer expedition conducted last year and the program on conducting of scientific and research work on Beliy Island for medium-term prospect. This year leading scientific research institutes of the country that study the Arctic and also representatives of oil and gas companies that work in the Far North plan to participate in the expedition.
The director of the Russian center for exploration of the Arctic Vladimir Pushkaryov notes that they see their activity in elaboration of innovative approaches to preservation of ecological balance in the Arctic, protection of traditional culture of indigenous ethnic minorities of the Far North, elaboration of high-effective ways of economy, first of all, in oil extraction. During a year of its existence the center has already embodied joint projects with universities of Yekaterinburg, Tyumen and Saint Petersburg on the territory of Yamal, as it is informed on the website of the representational office of Yamal in Saint Petersburg.