Scientists of Yamal came back from this year’s first expedition
16:21 29 марта 2016
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The complex medical and ecological expedition to the settlement Tazovskiy was completed. The employees of the office of ecological monitoring and bio-medical technologies at the scientific center for study of the Arctic worked together with their colleagues from Moscow Scientific Research Institute of Nutrition.
They studied problems of nutrition and psycho-social factors of health of indigenous and arrived population, specifics of adaptation and progression of northern pathologies. 180 inhabitants of the settlement and tundra people passed through medical examination on modern equipment and received consultations of the scientists and the specialists, as the press-service of the governor of Yamal informs.
During the trip the researchers collected biological materials, took samples of traditional food products, winter ground and plants in order to pass them for laboratory researching to the Institute of nutrition and the Institute of Physiology of Natural Adaptations at the Ural branch of the RAS in Archangelsk.
The results of the researches will help to evaluate state of health of inhabitants of the settlement in the food chain from a plant to a human being, as the deputy director of the scientific center for study of the Arctic, doctor of medical sciences Andrey Lobanov notes.
As we should note, the next expedition will go to the southern part of water areas of the Gulf of Ob on the 4th of April. The specialists will study ecological problems of the district, state of food base of ichthyofauna in places of active industrial development and intensive fishery. Scientists from the Institute for Water and Environmental Problems at the Siberian branch of the RAS from Barnaul and the Research and Development Institute of Ecology and the Sustainable Use of Natural Resources at Tyumen State University will be busy with researches together with employees of Nadym subdivision of the scientific center for study of the Arctic.