The expedition “Kara-Winter” researched the coastline of the Russian Arctic
14:13 21 марта 2016
Категории: News in English
The scientific and research expedition “Kara-Winter 2015” of the oil company “Rosneft” was completed. Its participants fulfilled the largest geological prospecting kinds of work during the latest 20 years.
The expedition worked on the icebreaker “Yamal”. It went along the coastline of the Russian Arctic, from the Barents Sea to the East Siberian Sea. Scientific researches were conducted on their water areas. On the basis of the received data the Russian specialists will define optimal and safe points for geological prospecting, designing of routes for underwater pipelines and drilling platforms.
During the expedition the scientists conducted more than 2000 measurements on 35 ice stations, researching properties of ice. It allowed fulfilled oceanographic, meteorological, glaciological and other observations necessary for correct calculation of burden at designing of constructions, as it is informed on the portal news-mining.ru.